The now available sixth volume of the German Surname Atlas contains 49 sets of maps with a total of 253 detailed maps showing the distribution of surnames derived from given names.
What fuels government leaders and constituents into political action, such as attacking the media or marching and protesting, and how do these acts influence political outcomes and public policy debates? What makes democracy appealing to one society and socialism appealing to the country next door? As political passions and polarization escalate, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Political Behavior launches an exploration into the intersections of psychology, political science, sociology, and human behavior.
A new book, co-authored by UTA researcher Shima Hamidi, empirically shows how badly sprawl affects health and other quality-of-life outcomes.
New book describes how a changing climate may be leading to more extreme events,
A definitive guide to clinical research on addiction for front-line clinicians is found in a new book. Integrating Psychological and Pharmacological Treatments for Addictive Disorders is published by Routledge. 'There's no silver bullet for treating addiction,' says James MacKillop of McMaster University, one of four co-editors. 'But there are many treatments that have strong evidence behind them. We wanted to create a go-to reference to put the best practices in treatment at clinicians' fingertips.'
The book will serve as a comprehensive reference source of the governing class of Great Britain and Ireland from Oliver Cromwell to Winston Churchill, offering an unrivalled pool of data to support analysis of social, political, economic, and cultural history in the British Isles over the course of more than four centuries.
The oval has been used probably more than any other similar shape to build arches, bridges, amphitheatres, churches and windows. Angelo A. Mazzotti's new book investigates some of the most intriguing types of oval historically used. It also provides an essential guide for anyone using the oval shape today to make objects, design buildings, stadiums or as a means of artistic creation. Mazzotti says: "An ellipse is nature, it is how the planets move, while the oval is human, it is imperfect."
A new book by leading sleep scientists debunks 40 popular and persistent myths on how to get a good night's sleep - from the efficacy of bed socks to the potentially negative consequences of sticking to 'the eight hour rule'.
A new book on the international explosion of cyber fraud compares the policing practices of Australia with other countries and concludes that despite leading the way in the use of financial intelligence, we can do better. Cyber Frauds, Scams and their Victims, written by Dr Cassandra Cross from QUT's School of Justice and Professor Mark Button, from the University of Portsmouth, UK, has just been published by Routledge.
A newly released book titled Grapes and Health: A Monograph offers a thorough review of the current science linking the consumption of grapes to better health. Designed for health and science professionals, this 235-page authoritative reference is a compilation and synthesis of peer-reviewed, grape-specific research which demonstrates the significant scope of the health impact of grape consumption.