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Fast facts : osteoarthritis by Philip Conaghan( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 68 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
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 52 libraries worldwide
Fragile states are often mired in civil conflict. This volume focuses on the relationship between conflict and state stability and illustrates the causes and effects of fragile states on neighbouring countries and the global community
Immigrant businesses : the economic, political, and social environment by 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
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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 26 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
Supporting English language learners in math class, grades K-2 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
The Making and Selling of Post-Mao Beijing by Anne-Marie Broudehoux( file )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
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
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
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
Petromania : black gold, paper barrels and the oil price bubbles by D O'Sullivan( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 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
Framing the future : how progressive values can win elections and influence people by Bernie Horn( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
"Polls consistently show that most Americans are progressives at heart. By margins of at least two to one, we favor affordable healthcare for all, even if it means raising taxes; want federal action to combat global warming; support stricter gun control; don't want Roe vs. Wade overturned; and the list goes on. So why is it so hard for progressive candidates to win elections? Because, says Bernie Horn, most progressives don't know how to explain their ideas in ways that resonate with "persuadables" - the significant slice of the electorate who don't instantly identify as Democrats or Republicans. These are the voters who swing elections. There's been a lot of theoretical discussion about framing lately, but Framing the Future isn't theory - the concepts outlined in this book have been used successfully by progressive candidates across the nation, even in such conservative bastions as Montana, Arizona, and Florida." "Drawing on rigorous polling data and his own experience as a veteran political consultant, Horn explains how persuadable voters think about issues and make political decisions and why, as a result, the usual progressive approaches are practically designed to fail with them. He offers a crash course in the nuts and bolts of framing and shows how to use three bedrock American values - freedom, opportunity, and security - to frame progressive positions in a way that creates a consistent, unified political vision that will appeal to persuadable voters."--book jacket
The terrorism ahead : confronting transnational violence in the twenty-first century by Paul J Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Written for students and general readers, this accessible book examines the evoloving threat of terrorism and draws on the latest research to assess future trends. The author assumes that terrorism will remain a potent threat to the international system throughout the 21st century
A student's guide to studying psychology by Thomas M Heffernan( file )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Methodology for land and housing market analysis by Gareth Jones( file )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
The aim of this book is to bring methods of land-market and land-price analysis to the foreground. It relates substantive research findings for land and urban development and blends these with a focus on research design and methodology. Its findings have relevance beyond the topics of housing and land: it broaches the whole question of how research design and general approach may lead to fundamentally different findings, different priorities, and different policy prescriptions and preoccupations. It is based on work done in the Third World, but is also relevant to studies of the industrialized world
A dictionary of Egyptian gods and goddesses by George Hart( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
" ... it provides: A new introduction: updated entries and four new entries on deities; names of the deities as hieroglyphs; a survey of gods and goddesses as they appear in classical literature; an expanded chronology and updated bibliography, together with a list of relevant websites; drawings of the gods and emblems of each district; a map of ancient Egypt and a time chart."--Publisher description
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
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
Heterodox macroeconomics : Keynes, Marx and globalization by Jonathan P Goldstein( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Heterodox Macroeconomics offers a detailed understanding of the foundations of the recent global financial crisis. The chapters, from a selection of leading academics in the field of heterodox macroeconomics, carry out a synthesis of heterodox ideas that place financial instability, macroeconomic crisis, rising global inequality and a grasp of the perverse and pernicious qualities of global and domestic macroeconomic policy making since 1980 into a coherent perspective. It familiarizes the reader with the emerging unified theory of heterodox macroeconomics and its applications. The book is divided into four key sections: I) Heterodox Macroeconomics and the Keynes-Marx synthesis; II) Accumulation, Crisis and Instability; III) The Macrodynamics of the Neoliberal Regime; and IV) Heterodox Macroeconomic Policy. The essays include theoretical, international, historical, and country perspectives on financial fragility and macroeconomic instability
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