Basic Equality and Discrimination: Reconciling Theory and Law
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Basic Equality and Discrimination: Reconciling Theory and Law

'The idea of Equality, Nicholas Smith observes in his insightful new book, Basic Equality and Discrimination, Reconciling Theory and Law, is both concrete and ambiguous at the same time... Smith carefully analyses the justifications and affects in the most philosophically and jurisprudentially problematic areas of public policy and law... The pragmatic, empirical and balanced nature of Smith s thought is evident throughout the book -...

We the People (Full Twelfth Edition)
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We the People (Full Twelfth Edition)

Politics is relevant and participation matters―now more than ever With fresh insight from new co-author Andrea Campbell, We the People, Twelfth Edition, once again sets the standard for showing students how government impacts their lives and why it matters who participates. Campbell relates true, personal stories of how government affects ordinary citizens. This focus is reinforced by the book’s signature “Who Are Americans?” and “Wh...

Modeling the Optical and Visual Performance of the Human Eye
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Modeling the Optical and Visual Performance of the Human Eye

This book provides a faithful and robust simulation of the optical and visual performances of the human eye for axial vision of distant objects in a variety of visual conditions. The author moves from intrinsically theoretical aspects (the optical and neurophysical models of the eye) to include a great number of experimental measurements from the scientific literature, in order to adapt the model parameters to the observed phenomenol...

Onto-Cartography: An Ontology of Machines and Media (Speculative Realism EUP)
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Onto-Cartography: An Ontology of Machines and Media

"Bryant's ecological focus on the crucial interaction of the corporeal and incorporeal makes his contribution extremely important ... The sturdiest bridge yet built between post-structuralism and the vibrant new research being conducted under the auspices of a return to materialist thought."--Ian Lowrie, Rice University, Los Angeles Review of Books

Pathological Realities : Essays on Disease, Experiments, and History
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Pathological Realities : Essays on Disease, Experiments, and History

A medical doctor by training, [Grmek] opened a new chapter in the history of medicine. Instead of focusing on illnesses as a human condition and the historically changing means of their conceptualization and remediation, he paved the way for looking at diseases as historical agents, both in their interactions with each other and their impacts on the course of human culture, be it plague in the Middle Ages or AIDS more recently. . . H...

The Day My Baby Was Born: The Joys, Wonders, and Surprises of the Day You'll Never Forget
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The Day My Baby Was Born

This book was amazing. I laughed,I cried and I laughed some more! One of my favorite stories was the woman who thought that by riding the lawn mower the bumping up and down would help put her into labor! John Deere is going at their advertising all wrong!! I was amazed by one the stories that the ER doctor actually thought that the woman was "faking" her contractions so that she could get something for pain! (I automatically knew tha...

Teaching Number Sense, Kindergarten
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Teaching Number Sense, Kindergarten

Number sense encompasses a wide range of skills, including being able to make estimates and to think and reason flexibly. In these lessons, children investigate number relationships, practice problem solving using landmark numbers, and explore ways to count, compose, and decompose numbers.

Wireless Networking (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Networking)
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Wireless Networking (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Networking)

Over the past decade, the world has witnessed an explosion in the development and deployment of new wireless network technologies. From cellular mobile telephony to the ubiquitous “WiFi” networks in coffee-shops and airports, to the emerging WiMAX wireless broadband access networks, the menu of wireless access systems has become so comprehensive that wireline access to user devices may soon become a relic of the past. Wireless Networ...

Professional Education Using E-Simulations: Benefits of Blended Learning Design
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Professional Education Using E-Simulations: Benefits of Blended Learning Design

The use of digital, Web-based simulations for education and training in the workplace is a significant, emerging innovation requiring immediate attention. A convergence of new educational needs, theories of learning, and role-based simulation technologies points to educators' readiness for e-simulations. As modern e-simulations aim at integration into blended learning environments, they promote rich experiential, constructivist learn...

Superpowers: A Short History
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Superpowers: A Short History

The Superpowers traces the development of the USA and Russia (later USSR) from 1898 through to 2000, placing the Cold War, from inception to ending, into the wider social, economic and political context. This is the first history of the two major participants and their relationship throughout the twentieth century. The Superpowers: explores the intertwining history of the two powers chronologically and includes discussion of: * the i...