Geography and Ethics: Journeys in a Moral Terrain by James D. Proctor, David M. Smith

By James D. Proctor, David M. Smith

This e-book represents a landmark exploration of the typical terrain of geography and ethics. Drawing jointly in particular commissioned contributions from unique geographers around the united kingdom, North the USA and Australasia, where of geography in ethics and of ethics in geography is tested via wide-ranging, thematic chapters.Geography and Ethics is split into 4 sections for dialogue and exploration of rules: Ethics and area; Ethics and position; Ethics and Nature and Ethics and information, all of which element to the wealthy interaction among geography and ethical philosophy or ethics.

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Geographies of Women's Health (International Studies of by Isabel Dyck

By Isabel Dyck

This foreign assortment explores the relationships among society, position, gender and well-being, and the way those play out in numerous elements of the area. The chapters interact in interpreting the complicated layering of social, monetary and political family members that body women's overall healthiness. The authors show that women's healthiness should be understood 'in position' if earnings are to be made in enhancing women's healthiness and health and wellbeing care.

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Hart Wood: Architectural Regionalism in Hawaii (A Latitude by Don J. Hibbard, Glenn E. Mason, Karen J. Weitze

By Don J. Hibbard, Glenn E. Mason, Karen J. Weitze

As a number one suggest for the improvement of a Hawaiian variety of structure, Hart wooden (1880-1957) integrated neighborhood development traditions and fabrics in lots of of his tasks and used to be the 1st architect in Hawaii to consciously combination Asian and Western parts in his designs. Lavishly illustrated with 2 hundred images and illustrations, HART wooden lines the existence and paintings of this extraordinary expertise, from his beginnings in architectural workplaces in Denver and San Francisco to his arrival in Hawaii in 1919 as a associate of C. W. Dickey and eventual solo occupation within the Islands. Enchanted through Hawaii's brilliant attractiveness and its benevolent weather, unique plants, and cosmopolitan tradition, wooden sought to catch the air of secrecy of the Islands in his architectural designs. Hart Wood's fantastic and sleek constructions stay serious to Hawaii's architectural legacy greater than fifty years after his dying: the 1st Church of Christ Scientist on Punahou road, the 1st chinese language Church on King road, the S & G Gump development on Kalakaua road, the Honolulu Board of Water offer management development on Beretania road, and the Alexander & Baldwin construction on Bishop road, in addition to quite a few wooden flats in the course of the urban.

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Venus in Exile: The Rejection of Beauty in Twentieth-Century by Wendy Steiner

By Wendy Steiner

In Venus in Exile popular cultural critic Wendy Steiner explores the 20 th century's bothered dating with attractiveness. Disdained through avant-garde artists, feminists, and activists, attractiveness and its significant symbols of art—the girl topic and ornament—became modernist taboos. To at the present time it really is tough to champion good looks in artwork with out sounding aesthetically or politically retrograde. Steiner argues in its place that the adventure of good looks is a sort of communique, a subject-object interchange within which discovering anyone or anything attractive is whilst spotting attractiveness in oneself. this concept has led artists and writers similar to Marlene Dumas, Christopher Bram, and Cindy Sherman to target the long-ignored determine of the version, who functionality in artwork as either a subject matter and an item. Steiner concludes Venus in Exile on a decidedly confident observe, demonstrating that good looks has created a brand new and very pleasant course for modern inventive practice.

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Celtic Geographies: Old Cultures, New Times (Critical by David C. Harvey, Rhys Jones, Neil McInroy, Christine

By David C. Harvey, Rhys Jones, Neil McInroy, Christine Milligan

Celtic Geographies questions conventional conceptualizations of Celticity that depend on an homogenous interpretation of what it capacity to be a Celt in modern society. a number of the participants separate from from those conventional interpretations to severely discover a Celticity that's diversified in personality. The ebook explores a couple of subject matters which are critical to historic and modern Celticity:* the old geographies of Celtic peoples* devolution and politics in Celtic areas, akin to Wales and Scotland* the commodification of Celticity within the tourism practices of Brittany and eire* the function of diaspora within the improvement of Celtic identities, in either North the USA and within the west of Scotland* the connection among Celticity and types of modern tradition.

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Frontiers of Geographic Information Technology by Sanjay Rana, Jayant Sharma

By Sanjay Rana, Jayant Sharma

Even though designed basically for computing device mapping and research, Geographic info platforms have, for a few years, been 'coupled' to different 'allied' applied sciences. This coupling or integration has happened for it slow as a result obstacles in commercially to be had platforms. It has happened in numerous components together with visualisation (virtual reality), simulation (pedestrian, city modelling), info garage and administration (distributed or web GIS) and selection aid. The chapters of the e-book, written through a global staff of specialists study a number of of those discrete components, focussing at the use of GIS and the expertise it's been allied to.

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Atlas of Regional Anesthesia, 4th Edition: Expert Consult - by David L. Brown

By David L. Brown

Atlas of local Anesthesia, through Dr. David L. Brown, has been the go-to reference for a few years, assisting clinicians grasp a myriad of nerve block strategies in all components of the physique. This meticulously up-to-date new version brings you state of the art insurance and streaming on-line video clips of ultrasound-guided ideas, in addition to new assurance of the newest systems. 1000s of top quality full-color illustrations of anatomy and standard and ultrasound-guided strategies offer fabulous visible counsel. you will even have easy accessibility to the whole contents on-line, absolutely searchable, at more suitable visible assistance because of countless numbers of top of the range illustrations of cross-sectional, gross, and floor anatomy paired with striking illustrations of traditional and ultrasound-guided ideas. grasp the ultrasound-guided strategy via 12 on-line video clips demonstrating right anatomic needle placement. entry the entire contents on-line and obtain all the illustrations at research the most recent suggestions with a brand new bankruptcy on transversus abdominis block and up-to-date assurance of nerve stimulation strategies, implantable drug supply structures, spinal twine stimulation, and extra. a must have atlas masking all options in local anesthesia with high quality photographs, a brand new on-line significant other and extra illustrative and video insurance of ultrasound-guided suggestions

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Regional Oceanography: An Introduction by Matthias Tomczak, J. Stuart Godfrey

By Matthias Tomczak, J. Stuart Godfrey

`The Tomczak and Godfrey textbook on neighborhood oceanography is especially appreciated... The chapters specialize in ocean weather concerns yet supply a easy appreciation of nearby oceanography that might serve all these attracted to the ocean...While thetextbook is geared to the undergraduate, it includes sufficient aspect for the pro oceanographer and graduate student.' Bulletin of the yank Meteorological Society 'It is a wonderful textual content for either scholars and researchers looking a descriptionof ocean physics and i've no hesitation in recommending it ... Tomczak and Godfrey current an outline of the oceans that's outfitted on a minimal, but enough, set of actual and mathematical ideas ... the traditional of presentation and enhancing ishigh all through this publication ... The ebook is intensely good researched' - Australian Meteorological journal 'an first-class publication for either the newbie climatologist who must find out about the ocean.' - overseas magazine of Climatology

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