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Works: 1,094 works in 1,123 publications in 1 language and 4,143 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings  Popular works  Periodicals  Trials, litigation, etc 
Classifications: JV6035, 325
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Fast facts : osteoarthritis by Philip Conaghan( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disorder and represents a massive problem in our aging society. For most people, it is a syndrome of joint pain and stiffness, with associated functional problems that have a substantial impact on quality of life. The two internationally renowned authors of Fast Facts: Osteoarthritis believe that "something can be done to help every person with osteoarthritis". This comprehensive handbook includes: a clear and concise description of the normal joint; a detailed overview of the pathology of osteoarthritis; expert guidance on well-established diagnostic criteria and investigations; up-to-date, practical information on drug therapy, non-pharmacological treatments and surgical options; joint-specific treatments for the hand, hip and knee, including intra-articular corticosteroid injections. For all healthcare professionals who have ever felt unable to provide effective therapy for this disease, or who have encountered negative patient and community attitudes to joint pain, Fast Facts: Osteoarthritis is essential reading
Immigrant businesses : the economic, political, and social environment by Dr Jan Rath( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Some businesses started by immigrants have been incorporated into the European and American mainstream. Others stay on the economic fringes. The starting point of this book is that a proper understanding of these businesses is served by focusing on the embeddedness of immigrant businesses
Fragile states : causes, costs, and responses : a study prepared by the World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University (UNU-WIDER) by Wim A Naudé( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
"Overcoming state fragility is one of the most important international development objectives of the 21st century. Many fragile states have turned into failed states, where millions of people are caught in deprivation and seemingly hopeless conditions. Fragile states lack the authority, legitimacy, and capacity that a modern state needs to advance the development of its peoples, and present deep challenges for the design and implementation of development policy. For instance, how is aid to be designed and delivered in a way that will help people in fragile states if their governments lack capacity to absorb and use aid? And what can be done about adverse side-effects of fragile states on their neighbours and the global community, such as heightened insecurity, rising out-migration, displaced populations, and the destruction of natural resources? This book documents the far reaching global repercussions of state fragility and provides a timely contribution to the international discourse on three dimensions of fragile states: their causes, costs, and the responses required. It will appeal to scholars, policymakers, and donors who are concerned about conflict and development. Its aim is to contribute to our understanding of how strong and accountable states can be fostered-states where government and civil society progressively advance human wellbeing, underpin households' resilience in the face of shocks, and form effective partnerships to maximize the benefits of development assistance."--Publisher's website
MyiLibrary ( file )
in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
MyiLibrary is a unique ebook platform offering desktop access to the world's leading e-content collections. "With over 175,000 titles currently available, covering all major disciplines, and an additional 5,000 titles being added monthly, MyiLibrary is the fastest-growing and most comprehensive online e-content platform on the market today--MyiLibrary home page."
Contemporary Theatre Review an international journal ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
The refusal on the part of academic critics to recognize the primacy of farce in Moliere's theatre is contradicted by wide spread theatrical pracitce.; These essays develop the argument that Moliere needs to be rescued from the pantheon of classical literature and put back on the Pont-Neuf with the strolling players, low-life rogues, cut-purses and clowns with whom he filled his theatre
Protestants in America by Mark A Noll( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Discusses the origins of Protestantism, the diversity of Protestant churches in the United States, and the role of Protestants in American life from colonial times to the present
Modern art : a very short introduction by David Cottington( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Cottingham examines many key aspects of this subject, including the issue of controversy in modern art, from Manet's Dejeuner sur L'Herbe (1863) to Picasso's Les Demoiselles, and Tracey Emin's Bed (1999). He also looks at the role of the dealer from the main Cubist art dealer Kahnweiler, to Charles Saatchi.-publisher description
Morphosyntactic change : functional and formal perspectives by Olga Fischer( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
A critical comparison of morphosyntactic change and the mechanisms that trigger it, this book shows how changes in discourse, lexicon, semantics, pragmatics, and sound interact with changes in morphosyntax, and considers the interface between the internal and external factors of change
Japanese language, gender, and ideology : cultural models and real people by Shigeko Okamoto( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Japanese Language, Gender and Ideology' brings together studies that substantially advance our understanding of the relationship between Japanese language and gender, with particular focus on examining local linguistic practices in relation to dominant ideologies. Topics include gender and politeness and more
Greek athletics in the Roman world : victory and virtue by Zahra Newby( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Includes information on Athens, baths, boxing, Capitoline games at Rome, crowns, discus thrower statue, festivals, Gaul, gymnasium, Hadrian, Heracles, homoeroticism, identity, Myron, Nero, Olympic games, Ostia, Pausanias, Philostratus, Polycletius, Pomeii, Rome, sculpture, Sparta, theatre, victory statues, villas, etc
Supporting English language learners in math class, grades 3-5 by Rusty Bresser( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"Supporting English Language Learners in Math Class, Grades 3-5 outlines the challenges ELL students face when learning math and provides a wealth of specific strategies teachers can use to help them succeed. The lessons in this book guide teachers of grades 3 through 5 in developing students' proficiency in English while also developing their mathematical understanding. In addition, teachers learn how to modify existing math lessons to support students with varying degrees of English language proficiency."--Pub. desc
International migration : a very short introduction by Khalid Koser( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Looks at the global phenomenon of human migration--both legal and illegal-revealing how migration actually presents opportunities that must be taken advantage of in light of the current economic climate. The author debunks myths such as the claim that migrants take jobs away from local workers, or that they take advantage of health care systems. He reveals why society as we now know it could not function without them. Using interviews with migrants from around the world, the author presents the human side of topics such as asylum and refugees, human trafficking, migrant smuggling, development, and the international labor force. His goal throughout is to allow readers to see beyond the negative spin usually given the subject by the media and politicians, and come to their own conclusions on the current international migration situation
Canyon Cinema : the life and times of an independent film distributor by Scott MacDonald( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Bringing alive a remarkable moment in American cultural history, Scott MacDonald tells the colorful story of how a small, backyard organization in the San Francisco Bay Area emerged in the 1960s and evolved to become a major force in the development of independent cinema. Drawing from extensive conversations with men and women crucial to Canyon Cinema, from its newsletter Canyon Cinemanews, and from other key sources, MacDonald offers a lively chronicle of the life and times of this influential, idiosyncratic film exhibition and distribution collective. His book features many primary documents
Russian literature : a very short introduction by Catriona Kelly( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Rather than presenting a conventional chronology of Russian literature, Russian Literature: A Very Short Introduction explores the place and importance in Russian culture of all types of literature. How and when did a Russian national literature come into being? What shaped its creation? How have the Russians regarded their literary language? The book uses the figure of Pushkin--'the Russian Shakespeare'--as a recurring example, as his work influenced every Russian writer who came after him, whether they wrote prose or verse. It furthermore examines why Russian writers are venerated, how they've been interpreted inside Russia and beyond, and the influences of the folk tale tradition, orthodox religion, and the West.-publisher description
Rhythmic grammar : the influence of rhythm on grammatical variation and change in English by Julia Schlüter( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
This groundbreaking book highlights a phonological preference, the Principle of Rhythmic Alternation, as a factor in grammatical variation and change in English from the early modern period to the present. Through frequently overlooked in earlier research, the phonetically motivated avoidance of adjacent stresses is shown to exert an influence on a wide variety of phenomena in morphology and syntax. Based on in-depth analyses of extensive electronic databases, the book presents 20 exemplary studies from different structural categories. Among them are much-debated as well as novel issues, including the double comparative worser, 'predicative only' a- adjectives, variant past participles, the placement of the degree modifier quite, the order of conjuncts in binomials, the negation of attributive adjectives and sentence adverbs, variable adverbial marking, the use or omission of the infinitive marker, and the a- prefix before - ing forms. The studies provide qualitative and quantitative evidence of the importance of rhythmic alternation in synchronic variation as well as diachronic change, without neglecting interactions with a set of competing functional tendencies
Petromania : black gold, paper barrels and oil price bubbles by D O'Sullivan( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The spike in the oil price to almost $150 per barrel in summer 2008 was the last great excess of the crazed noughties bull markets, staged even as stock markets crumbled worldwide. Contrary to entrenched establishment opinion still embraced by many, 'Petr
Understanding financial crises by Franklin Allen( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
What causes a financial crisis? Can crises be anticipated or even avoided? Should governments & international institutions intervene? Based on ten years of research, the authors develop a theoretical approach to analyzing financial crises & use the latest economic theories to begin to understand the causes & consequences
The nature of the state : excavating the political ecologies of the modern state by Mark Whitehead( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
The complex relationships between the state and nature remain under-theorized and relatively unexplored. Combining original research and theoretical insights The Nature of the State challenges the ways in which social scientists approach questions of socio-environmental power and offers new insights into the history of state-nature relations. - ;The twin categories of the state and nature collectively embody some of the most fundamental reference points around which our lives and thinking are organized. Despite their combined significance, however, the complex relationships that exist between
A guide to the World Anti-Doping Code : a fight for the spirit of sport by Paul David( file )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
"Doping is the biggest problem facing sport. The World Anti-Doping Code has been adopted by sporting organisations worldwide at both national and international levels to provide a consistent and harmonised approach to anti-doping measures. The adoption of the Code, and its interpretation and application by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, have brought about great changes in sports law. This book provides a guide to the Code, illustrated through summaries of decisions by the Court of Arbitration for Sport and national-level tribunals which show the Code in operation."--Jacket
Of sugar and snow : a history of ice cream making by Jeri Quinzio( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Was ice cream invented in Philadelphia? How about by the Emperor Nero, when he poured honey over snow? Did Marco Polo first taste it in China and bring recipes back? In this first book to tell ice cream's full story, Jeri Quinzio traces the beloved confection from its earliest appearances in sixteenth-century Europe to the small towns of America and debunks some colorful myths along the way. She explains how ice cream is made, describes its social role, and connects historical events to its business and consumption. A diverting yet serious work of history, Of Sugar and Snow provides a fascinat
 
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