Cultural models of sense-making shape our views about who we are and who we could be -- what is possible for us as individuals and as communities. Hanna Meretoja's new book, The Ethics of Storytelling, provides us with tools for analyzing cultural narrative models and understanding the power of literary narratives to expand our sense of the possible.
Pediatric Orthodontics: Theory and Practice represents an effort to synthesize a systematic approach to the diagnosis and treatment planning of orthodontics problem only in the mixed- dentition period. The objectives of this book are to present to dental students and dental practitioners the necessary Knowledge of diagnosis and treatment in the field of Pediatric Orthodontics. It is cover major clinical aspects in questions and answers format suitable for quick reference and revision purposes.
As scores of wild species and ecosystems around the world face a variety of human-caused threats, from habitat destruction and fragmentation to rapid climate change, what is the role zoos and aquariums play as conservation engines for the preservation of global biodiversity in this century? "The Ark and Beyond: The Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation" is a new book published by the University of Chicago Press that illuminates their growing significance.
New book explores the issue of high cost medicines across Europe and Australasia with contributions from 30 experts worldwide.
Why do only a few cities dominate the global startup scene? How can startup activity be boosted in other locations? The new book Startup Cities now explains the factors that determine local startup success through a model based on a detailed comparison of regional startup cities.
'Metallurgy and Technology of Steel Castings' will certainly equip students and industry practitioners with necessary tools to assess what good quality is and how to achieve it in a production process.
Conjugated molecules are the basis for organic electronics including OLEDs, transistors, solar cells and sensors. Their structure has strong impact on the device performance and may enable molecular recognition and sensing and is also subject of intense fundamental research. This book identifies novel trends in their structural research.
How can we talk about world literature if we do not actually examine the world as a whole? Research on world literature commonly focuses on the dynamics of a western center and a southern periphery, ignoring the fact that numerous literary relationships exist beyond these established constellations of thinking and reading within the Global South.
Legislators in Congress work their jobs in very different ways -- in fact, five distinct ways, according to two University of Illinois political scientists who studied 20 years of data on the US House of Representatives. William Bernhard and Tracy Sulkin, co-authors of a new book, call these 'legislative styles' and base them on everything from how members legislate and court public attention to how they staff their offices and share campaign funds.
The ebook, 'Einstein's Revolution: A Study of Theory Unification,' gives students of physics and philosophy, and general readers, an epistemological insight into the genesis of Einstein's special relativity and its further unification with other theories, that ended well by the construction of general relativity.