By Raymond E Kirk; Donald F Othmer; Martin Grayson; David Eckroth; et al
By Claire S. Adjiman, Christodoulos A. Floudas (auth.), Christodoulos A. Floudas, Panos M. Pardalos (eds.)
By Jack R. Greene
In 1996, Garland released the second one variation of the Encyclopedia of Police technological know-how, edited by way of the overdue William G. Bailey. The paintings lined the entire significant sectors of policing within the US. due to the fact that then a lot learn has been performed on policing matters, and there were major adjustments in suggestions and within the American police method. Technological advances have subtle and generated equipment of research. Political occasions, equivalent to the terrorist assaults of September eleven, 2001 within the usa, have created new policing wishes whereas affecting public opinion approximately legislations enforcement. those advancements look within the 3rd, extended version of the Encyclopedia of Police technology. 380 entries learn the theoretical and useful facets of legislations enforcement, discussing previous and current practices. The additional insurance makes the Encyclopedia extra entire with a better specialize in modern policing concerns. additionally extra are subject matters equivalent to responsibility, the tradition of police, and the criminal framework that is affecting police determination. New subject matters speak about fresh matters, resembling net and crime, overseas terrorism, airport security, or racial profiling. Entries are contributed by way of students in addition to specialists operating in police departments, crime labs, and diverse fields of policing.
By Kenneth S. Goodman (auth.), Viv Edwards, David Corson (eds.)
Literacy is the second one quantity of the Encyclopedia of Language and Education, the 1st try to assessment a space which has emerged as a coherent and intriguing box of analysis within the final 20 years. whereas forming a part of a sequence of 8 volumes, Literacy additionally stands by itself, drawing on a few 25 cutting-edge stories of present matters within the research of literacy ready through top writers and researchers.
The publication is organised in 4 major sections: examining, Writing, The Social Context of Literacy and Literacy instructing in chosen areas. The process is multidisciplinary, drawing on insights from fields as varied as anthropology and machine technological know-how, sociolinguistics and psychology. The overseas flavour of the amount is mirrored not just within the number of participants from 11 diverse international locations but in addition within the emphasis all through at the impression of globalization on our knowing of literacy.
By Helen Hattab
The trendy view of causation could be traced again to the mechanistic technology of Descartes, whose rejection of Aristotelian physics, with its suggestion of considerable kinds, in want of mechanical causes used to be a turning-point within the heritage of philosophy. but the reasoning which led Descartes and different early moderns during this course isn't good understood. This publication strains Descartes' groundbreaking conception of clinical clarification again to the mathematical demonstrations of Aristotelian mechanics and translates those advances in mild of the to be had arguments for and opposed to giant types. It additionally examines how Descartes' new thought led him to enhance a metaphysical starting place for his technological know-how which can stay away from skeptical objections. it's going to entice a variety of readers attracted to the philosophy and technology of the early sleek interval.
By John Stanchak
This article explores the journey and trap of America's maximum clash - the yank Civil conflict. It introduces figures resembling Southern secret agent Belle Boyd, forgotten slave hero Robert Smalls, and towering leaders Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. furnish. It examines Bull Run, Gettysburg and different battles that modified the heritage of a country. The advisor additionally seems to be on the own aspect of this clash - from the homespun uniforms worn by way of accomplice volunteers, to rousing army marches and propaganda posters, to the touching pictures of battling males and the folks they left at the back of.
By Encyclop?dia Britannica, Inc.
By Enrico Drioli, Lidietta Giorno
A landmark paintings protecting the main features of the technology, know-how and alertness of membrane operations and similar fields, from uncomplicated phenomena to the main complicated functions and destiny views. Over 1100 concise entries in an A-Z structure disguise a colourful box with a large number of functions in different disciplines resembling biotechnology, drugs, agro-food and petrochemical industries, environmental defense, in addition to ingesting water offer. assurance comprises membrane reactors and catalytic layout (catalytic membrane reactors). essentially all unit operations of procedure engineering should be redesigned as membrane unit operations (e. g. membrane distillation, membrane crystallization, membrane stripping, membrane scrubbing). Entries are supplied by way of a world group of specialists from academia, learn associations in addition to from undefined.