Women’s Bodies and Medical Science: An Inquiry into Cervical Cancer

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Women’s Bodies and Medical Science: An Inquiry into Cervical Cancer

Women’s Bodies and Medical Science: An Inquiry into Cervical Cancer By Linda Bryder
English | PDF | 2010 | 257 Pages | ISBN : 0230236030 | 3.89 MB

An analysis of a scandal involving a doctor accused of allowing a number of women to develop cervical cancer from carcinoma in situ as part of an experiment he had been conducting since the 1960s into conservative treatment of the disease, to more broadly explore dramatic changes in medical history in the second half of the twentieth century.

Narratives of Difference in an Age of Austerity

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Narratives of Difference in an Age of Austerity

Narratives of Difference in an Age of Austerity By Irene Gedalof
English | EPUB | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 230 Pages | ISBN : 1137400641 | 977.1 KB

This book traces the narrative strategies framing austerity policies through an illuminating analysis of policy documents and political discourses, exposing the political consequences for women, racialized minorities and disabled people.

Infectious Agents Associated Cancers: Epidemiology and Molecular Biology

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Infectious Agents Associated Cancers: Epidemiology and Molecular Biology

Infectious Agents Associated Cancers: Epidemiology and Molecular Biology By Qiliang Cai, Zhenghong Yuan, Ke Lan
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 | 277 Pages | ISBN : 9811057648| 7.28 MB

This book offers a state-of-the-art report on recent discoveries concerning viral, bacterial, and parasite infectious cancers. Cancer is one of the most common causes of death and diseases in human populations, and 15%-25% of human cancers in worldwide are considered to result from chronic infection by pathogens. Most oncology textbooks address genetic mutation, but not infectious agents such as viruses, bacteria and parasites.

Integrating the Third Tier in the Indian Federal System: Two Decades of Rural Local Governance

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Integrating the Third Tier in the Indian Federal System: Two Decades of Rural Local Governance

Integrating the Third Tier in the Indian Federal System: Two Decades of Rural Local Governance By Atul Sarma, Debabani Chakravarty
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 181 Pages | ISBN : 9811056242 | 1.94 MB

This book discusses the evolution of the third tier of the Indian federal system, with a focus on rural local governance (commonly known as Panchayati Raj) against the backdrop of important theoretical and empirical literature on the relevance and effectiveness of service delivery in the decentralized system. It evaluates the quintessence of the functioning of the Panchayati Raj in the past two decades of its existence.

Advances in Intelligent Data Analysis XVI

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Advances in Intelligent Data Analysis XVI

Advances in Intelligent Data Analysis XVI: 16th International Symposium, IDA 2017, London, UK, October 26–28, 2017, Proceedings By Niall Adams, Allan Tucker, David Weston
English | PDF | 2017 | 361 Pages | ISBN : 3319687646 | 38.5 MB

This book constitutes the conference proceedings of the 16th International Symposium on Intelligent Data Analysis, which was held in October 2017 in London, UK.

Arts-based Methods and Organizational Learning: Higher Education Around the World

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Arts-based Methods and Organizational Learning: Higher Education Around the World

Arts-based Methods and Organizational Learning: Higher Education Around the World By Tatiana Chemi, Xiangyun Du
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 353 Pages | ISBN : 3319638076 | 6.68 MB

This thematic volume explores the relationship between the arts and learning in various educational contexts and across cultures, but with a focus on higher education and organizational learning. Arts-based interventions are at the heart of this volume, which addresses how they are conceived, designed, carried out, and assessed in different higher educational and cultural contexts.

The First Export Era Revisited: Reassessing its Contribution to Latin American Economies

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The First Export Era Revisited: Reassessing its Contribution to Latin American Economies

The First Export Era Revisited: Reassessing its Contribution to Latin American Economies By Sandra Kuntz-Ficker
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 | 367 Pages | ISBN : 3319623397 | 8.59 MB

This book challenges the wide-ranging generalizations that dominate the literature on the impact of export-led growth upon Latin America during the first export era. The contributors to this volume contest conventional approaches, stemming from structuralism and dependency theory, which portray a rather negative view of the impact of nineteenth-century globalization upon Latin America.

Cultural, Social, and Political Perspectives in Science Education: A Nordic View

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Cultural, Social, and Political Perspectives in Science Education: A Nordic View

Cultural, Social, and Political Perspectives in Science Education: A Nordic View By Kathrin Otrel-Cass, Martin Krabbe Sillasen, Auli Arvola Orlander
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 211 Pages | ISBN : 3319611909 | 6 MB

This book presents a collection of critical thinking that concern cultural, social and political issues for science education in the Nordic countries. The chapter authors describe specific scenarios to challenge persisting views, interrogate frameworks and trouble contemporary approaches to researching teaching and learning in science.

Industrial X-Ray Computed Tomography

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Industrial X-Ray Computed Tomography

Industrial X-Ray Computed Tomography By Simone Carmignato, Wim Dewulf, Richard Leach
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 371 Pages | ISBN : 3319595717 | 28.91 MB

This book covers all aspects of industrial X-Ray computed tomography (XCT) including history, basics, different instrument architectures, hardware and software, error sources, traceability and calibration, and applications. The book is intended for users and developers of XCT instrumentation and software in both industry and academia, being also suitable for postgraduate students.

Destined Statecraft: Eurasian Small Power Politics and Strategic Cultures in Geopolitical Shifts

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Destined Statecraft: Eurasian Small Power Politics and Strategic Cultures in Geopolitical Shifts

Destined Statecraft: Eurasian Small Power Politics and Strategic Cultures in Geopolitical Shifts By Pak Nung Wong
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 251 Pages | ISBN : 9811065616 | 8.57 MB

This book considers the post-2010 strategic shifts in the Anglo-American geopolitical approach to Asia as a pivotal new strategy in the U.S. geo- strategic containment plan, which has been reformed to rebalance the rise of China and the Eurasian heartland in the course of the two decades since the disintegration of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s.

Selected Areas in Cryptography – SAC 2016

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Selected Areas in Cryptography – SAC 2016

Selected Areas in Cryptography – SAC 2016: 23rd International Conference, St. John's, NL, Canada, August 10-12, 2016, Revised Selected Papers By Roberto Avanzi, Howard Heys
English | PDF | 2017 | 582 Pages | ISBN : 3319694529 | 16.29 MB

This book contains revised selected papers from the 23rd International Conference on Selected Areas in Cryptography, SAC 2016, held in St. John's, NL, Canada in August 2016.

The Ethics of Ability and Enhancement

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The Ethics of Ability and Enhancement

The Ethics of Ability and Enhancement By Jessica Flanigan, Terry L. Price
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 206 Pages | ISBN : 1349953024 | 3.18 MB

This book explores our ethical responsibilities regarding health in general and disabilities in particular. Disability studies and human enhancement stand out as two emerging areas of research in medical ethics, prompting debates into ethical questions of identity, embodiment, discrimination, and accommodation, as well as questions concerning distributive justice and limitations on people’s medical rights.

Service Quality in Indian Hospitals: Perspectives from an Emerging Market

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Service Quality in Indian Hospitals: Perspectives from an Emerging Market

Service Quality in Indian Hospitals: Perspectives from an Emerging Market By Sanjay Mohapatra, K. Ganesh, M. Punniyamoorthy, Rani Susmitha
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 109 Pages | ISBN : 3319678876 | 3.31 MB

This book offers an elaborate and empirical look at service quality of hospitals in the emerging market of India. The poor quality of service is a major issue in a large number of hospitals (particularly in government hospitals), which forces patients to opt for private hospitals that are generally much more expensive than government hospitals.

Galician Migrations: A Case Study of Emerging Super-diversity

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Galician Migrations: A Case Study of Emerging Super-diversity

Galician Migrations: A Case Study of Emerging Super-diversity By Renée DePalma, Antía Pérez-Caramés
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 317 Pages | ISBN : 3319663046 | 10.86 MB

This focused case study analyses the roots of super-diversity in a place where immigration is an emerging phenomenon, Northwestern Spain (Galicia). It is characterized by a mostly rural population, an aging demographic, and a historically depressed economy.

The Walter Lippmann Colloquium: The Birth of Neo-Liberalism

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The Walter Lippmann Colloquium: The Birth of Neo-Liberalism

The Walter Lippmann Colloquium: The Birth of Neo-Liberalism By Jurgen Reinhoudt, Serge Audier
English | PDF | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 212 Pages | ISBN : 3319658840 | 2.81 MB

This book is a introduction to and translation of the 1938 Walter Lippmann Colloquium held in Paris, which became known the intellectual birthplace of “neo-liberalism.” Although the Lippmann Colloquium has been the subject of significant recent interest, this book makes this crucial primary source available to a wide, English-speaking audience for the first time.