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Land and Credit

Land and Credit

Briggs, Chris / Zuijderduijn, Jaco Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This volume investigates the use of mortgages in the European countryside between the thirteenth and eighteenth centuries. A mortgage allowed a loan to be secured with land or other property, and the practice has been linked to the transformation of the agrarian economy that paved the way for modern economic growth. Historians have viewed the mortgage both positively and negatively: ...

192,00 CHF

A Systems Biology Approach to Advancing Adverse Outcome Pathways for Risk Assessment

A Systems Biology Approach ...

Garcia-Reyero, Natàlia / Murphy, Cheryl A. Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

Social pressure to minimize the use of animal testing, the ever-increasing concern on animal welfare, and the need for more human-relevant and more predictive toxicity tests are some of the drivers for new approaches to chemical screening. This book focuses on The Adverse Outcome Pathway, an analytical construct that describes a sequential chain of causally linked events at different levels ...

223,00 CHF

Today's Youth and Mental Health

Today's Youth and Mental ...

Clarke, Jennifer / Khanlou, Nazilla / Pashang, Soheila Noch nicht erschienen, März 2019

This book focuses on the social and intersectional determinants of mental health among youth. The innovative and cutting edge text arises out of multidisciplinary fields of academic, researchers, policy makers, practitioners, artists, and youth. Contributions from Canada, Germany, Portugal, South Korea, Burkina Faso, Afghanistan, and Jamaica addresses the complexities and the opportunities for youth across contexts. Each chapter entails an ...

192,00 CHF

Clear-Cutting Disease Control

Clear-Cutting Disease Control

Ayres, Constância / Bergmann, Luke R. / Chaves, Luis Fernando / Hogerwerf, Lenny / Kock, Richard / Wallace, Robert G. / Wallace, Rodrick Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

The vector-borne Zika virus joins avian influenza, Ebola, and yellow fever as recent public health crises threatening pandemicity.By a combination of stochastic modeling and economic geography, this book proposes two key causes together explain the explosive spread of the worst of the vector-borne outbreaks.Ecosystems in which such pathogens are largely controlled by environmental stochasticity are being drastically streamlined by both ...

96,00 CHF

Remapping African Literature

Remapping African Literature

Ibironke, Olabode Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book is an exploration of the material conditions of the production of African literature. Drawing on the archives of Heinemann's African Writers Series, it highlights the procedures, relationships, demands, ideologies, and counterpressures engendered by the publication of three major authors: Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka, and Ngugi wa Thiongo. As a study of the history and techniques of African literary ...

136,00 CHF

Social Movements, Memory and Media

Social Movements, Memory and ...

Zamponi, Lorenzo Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

Cultural factors shape the symbolic environment in which contentious politics take place. Among these factors, collective memories are particularly relevant: they can help collective action by providing symbolic material from the past, but at the same time they can constrain people's ability to mobilise by imposing proscriptions and prescriptions. This book analyses the relationship between social movements and collective memories: ...

150,00 CHF

Biomedical Applications of Metals

Biomedical Applications of Metals

Ingle, Avinash P. / Medici, Serenella / Rai, Mahendra Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

Focused more specifically on the recent advances in applications of various metals and their complexes used in biomedicine, particularly in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases. The editors give equal importance to other key aspects such as toxicological issues and safety concerns. The application of metals in the biomedical field is highly interdisciplinary and has a broad appeal across ...

197,00 CHF

Illegal Drugs, Drug Trafficking and Violence in Latin America

Illegal Drugs, Drug Trafficking ...

Bergman, Marcelo Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book describes the main patterns and trends of drug trafficking in Latin America and analyzes its political, economic and social effects on several countries over the last twenty years. Its aim is to provide readers an introductory yet elaborate text on the illegal drug problem in the region. It first seeks to define and measure the problem, and then ...

115,00 CHF

Multiple Messengers and Challenges in Astroparticle Physics

Multiple Messengers and Challenges ...

Aloisio, Roberto / Coccia, Eugenio / Vissani, Francesco Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book, designed as a tool for young researchers and graduate students, reviews the main open problems and research lines in various fields of astroparticle physics: cosmic rays, gamma rays, neutrinos, cosmology, and gravitational physics. The opening section discusses cosmic rays of both galactic and extragalactic origin, examining experimental results, theoretical models, and possible future developments. The basics of gamma-ray ...

251,00 CHF

Cultural Policy and Industries of Identity

Cultural Policy and Industries ...

Beauregard, Devin Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book explores the cultural policies of sub-states with strong nationalist inclinations-in particular, Québec, Scotland, and Catalonia-and their trend, in recent years, towards promoting and supporting the cultural industries as a means of not just preserving their respective cultural identities, but of growing them. This represents a paradigm shift from the traditional discourse around cultural policy, which often posits that ...

158,00 CHF

Metal Cutting Theory

Metal Cutting Theory

Shi, Hanmin Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book summarizes the author's lifetime achievements, offering new perspectives and approaches in the field of metal cutting theory and its applications. The topics discussed include Non-Euclidian Geometry of Cutting Tools, Non-free Cutting Mechanics and Non-Linear Machine Tool Dynamics, applying non-linear science/complexity to machining, and all the achievements and their practical significance have been theoretically proved and experimentally verified.

197,00 CHF

Technology and the Insurance Industry

Technology and the Insurance ...

Cappiello, Antonella Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

The book analyzes the role of technology in the redefinition of the competitiveness of insurance markets. With a focus on the competitive challenges of InsurTech startup to the incumbent insurers, the book will discuss the strategic role of technology both in the development and in the distribution of insurance services and explore the customer relationship evolution following the digitalization of ...

72,00 CHF

Trump and Political Philosophy

Trump and Political Philosophy

Jaramillo Torres, Angel / Sable, Marc Benjamin Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book aims to recover from ancient and modern thinkers valuable arguments about statesmanship, leadership, and tyranny which illuminate reassessments of political science and practice after the election of Donald Trump. Like almost everyone else, contemporary political scientists were blind-sided by the rise of Trump. No one expected a candidate to win who repeatedly violated both political norms and the ...

41,50 CHF

Electromagnetic Metal Forming for Advanced Processing Technologies

Electromagnetic Metal Forming for ...

Barbashova, Marina / Batygin, Yuriy / Sabokar, Oleh Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book focuses on the new direction of magnetic pulsed metal working by attraction of sheet metals. In the first part, the authors focus on the magnetic pulsed pressure for forming of inner angles in the sheet metals. Part 2 of the book presents the magnetic pulsed attraction of thin-walled metals. In the third and last part, the authors present ...

165,00 CHF

Gender Budgeting in Europe

Gender Budgeting in Europe

Klatzer, Elisabeth / O'Hagan, Angela Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book takes a broad look at conceptual and practical applications of gender budgeting in Europe. It comprises three linked sections that work through conceptual definitions of gender budget analysis. These sections explore how it can be framed and constructed as a gender equality policy, investigate case studies across Europe, and examine challenges for implementation. The first book of its ...

158,00 CHF

Digital Technologies: Sustainable Innovations for Improving Teaching and Learning

Digital Technologies: Sustainable Innovations ...

Ifenthaler, Dirk / Isaías, Pedro / Sampson, Demetrios / Spector, J. Michael Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

The aim of this volume entitled Digital Technologies: Sustainable Innovations for improving Teaching and Learning is to contribute in the global discussion on digital technologies as the means to foster sustainable educational innovations for improving the teaching, learning and assessment from K-12 to Higher Education. It compiles papers presented at the CELDA (Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age) ...

150,00 CHF

Sustainable Development Research in the Asia-Pacific Region

Sustainable Development Research in ...

Iyer-Raniga, Usha / Leal Filho, Walter / Rogers, Judy Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This multidisciplinary book focuses on best practices in sustainability research in the Asia-Pacific Region. Drawing links between research, practice, education for sustainability and the needs of industry, it addresses the sustainable development goals (SDGs). The book also presents research undertaken by a wide range of universities on matters related to sustainable development, in order to promote research in this area ...

197,00 CHF

Carbon Markets

Carbon Markets

Gregoriou, Andros / Ibikunle, Gbenga Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book explores the microstructure of carbon markets and the pricing of carbon financial instruments generally. It provides a critical microstructure analysis of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS), and also examines the theoretical and related market design issues affecting emissions trading schemes. Individual chapters analyse how intraday pricing evolves in carbon markets, the price impact of block trades in ...

158,00 CHF

Handbook of Optimization in the Railway Industry

Handbook of Optimization in ...

Borndörfer, Ralf / Klug, Torsten / Lamorgese, Leonardo / Mannino, Carlo / Reuther, Markus / Schlechte, Thomas Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book promotes the use of mathematical optimization and operations research methods in rail transportation. The editors assembled thirteen contributions from leading scholars to present a unified voice, standardize terminology, and assess the state-of-the-art.There are three main clusters of articles, corresponding to the classical stages of the planning process: strategic, tactical, and operational. These three clusters are further subdivided into ...

192,00 CHF

Analytic Aspects of Convexity

Analytic Aspects of Convexity

Bianchi, Gabriele / Colesanti, Andrea / Gronchi, Paolo Folgt in ca. 5 Arbeitstagen

This book presents the proceedings of the international conference Analytic Aspects in Convexity, which was held in Rome in October 2016. It offers a collection of selected articles, written by some of the world's leading experts in the field of Convex Geometry, on recent developments in this area: theory of valuations, geometric inequalities, affine geometry, and curvature measures. The book ...

111,00 CHF