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Socio-Historical Roots of Yemen¿s Collapse

Kadri, Jude
Socio-Historical Roots of Yemen¿s Collapse
The book dives into the socio-historical roots of the current ¿disintegration¿ of the Yemeni state, proposing that it is the result of a long process of devaluation of the Yemeni economy through imperialistic means, in the historical era of Advanced American imperialism¿starting in the 1970s¿that is facing the rise of China since the 1980s. As the United States feels threatened by the blossoming of Chinese influence on the Red Sea and the stra...

CHF 146.00

Palliative Treatment for Advanced Cancer Patients

Araújo, Cynthia Pereira de
Palliative Treatment for Advanced Cancer Patients
This book presents an important reflection on the concept and limits of the Fundamental Right to Health as opposed to a supposed ¿Right to Hope¿ in the context of the treatment of patients with advanced cancer. The central idea of the work is the question of whether and to what extent patients with advanced cancer have the right to legally demand a palliative treatment whose efficacy has not been proven from the point of view of the desired ob...

CHF 157.00

The Popularity of Basic Income

Laenen, Tijs
The Popularity of Basic Income
This book provides a state-of-the-art overview of the popularity of basic income among the general public. Using data from a wide array of public opinion polls conducted in different countries and years, the book first charts popular support for the ideal-typical version of basic income, broadly defined as a "periodic cash payment unconditionally delivered to all on an individual basis, without means-test or work requirement¿. On top of that, ...

CHF 168.00

High Performance Computing

Bhatele, Abhinav / Kruse, Carola / Baboulin, Marc / Hammond, Jeff
High Performance Computing
This book constitutes the proceedings of the 38th International Conference on High Performance Computing, ISC High Performance 2023, which took place in Hamburg, Germany, in May 2023. The 21 papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 78 submissions. They were organized in topical sections as follows: Architecture, Networks, and Storage, HPC Algorithms & Applications, Machine Learning, AI, & Quantum Computing, Pe...

CHF 96.00

Social Science Data Analysis

Hartmann, Florian G. / Lois, Daniel / Kopp, Johannes
Social Science Data Analysis
In this book, basic statistical knowledge is conveyed in an understandable and application-oriented manner. The readers should be enabled to carry out their own empirical evaluations and to understand or critically reflect on existing analyses. The third edition is extended by a detailed chapter on the logic of significance tests. A replication syntax for the statistical program Stata is provided online as supplementary material.

CHF 76.00

The God Debaters

Rosenfeldt, Adrian
The God Debaters
This book examines the post-9/11 God debate in the West. Through a close study of prominent English God debaters Richard Dawkins, Karen Armstrong, Christopher Hitchens, and Terry Eagleton, Adrian Rosenfeldt demonstrates that New Atheist and religious apologist ideas and arguments about God, science, and identity are driven by mythic autobiographical narratives and Protestant or Catholic cultural heritage. This study is informed by criticism of...

CHF 146.00

Marketing Communications and Brand Development in Emergin...

Adeola, Ogechi / Sakkthivel, A M / Hinson, Robert E.
Marketing Communications and Brand Development in Emerging Economies Volume I
Advances in technology and changes in consumer buying patterns have forced businesses to alter their traditional marketing approach to incorporate contemporary ideologies that will drive customer satisfaction, meet societal expectations, and boost business performance for competitive advantage. Interest in marketing communication and brand development has increased in recent years due to the proliferation of productions, changing consumer beha...

CHF 198.00

Caged Emotions

Laws, Ben
Caged Emotions
This book focuses on the emotional experience of imprisonment. In no uncertain terms: prisons seethe with emotions and feelings. Based on two empirically rigorous studies, this book analyses how prisoners attempt to adapt and control their emotions. It begins with an account of male and female prisoners held in medium-security prisons and then moves to the particular case of emotions in solitary confinement. There has been a turn towards emoti...

CHF 134.00

Foundation Mathematics for Science and Engineering Students

Prewett, Philip
Foundation Mathematics for Science and Engineering Students
This compact textbook provides a foundation in mathematics for STEM students entering university. The book helps students from different disciplines and backgrounds make the transition to university. Based on the author¿s teaching for many years, the book can be used as a textbook and a resource for lecturers and professors. Its accessibility is such that it is can also be used by students in their final year in school before university and he...

CHF 69.00

Futures of Journalism

Manninen, Ville J. E. / Ridge-Newman, Anthony / Niemi, Mari K.
Futures of Journalism
This book examines how technologies are changing, will change, or could change the relationship between audiences and news media. It highlights how novel technologies could have fundamental implications for the way that news media interact with wider society. The book comprises of four thematic parts. Firstly, it focuses on the impact of technological development on the news media business, exploring how news media uses new technologies to imp...

CHF 178.00

Technologies of Feminist Speculative Fiction

Buran, Sümeyra / Vint, Sherryl
Technologies of Feminist Speculative Fiction
Technologies of Feminist Speculative Fiction: Gender, Artificial Life, and the Politics of Reproduction explores how much technology has reshaped feminist conversations in the decades since Donna Haraway¿s influential ¿Cyborg Manifestö was published. With sections exploring reproductive technologies, new ways of imagining femininity and motherhood via artificial means, queer readings of gender as a social technology, and posthuman visions of a...

CHF 168.00

Seismic Vulnerability Assessment and Retrofitting Strateg...

Furtado, Andre Filipe
Seismic Vulnerability Assessment and Retrofitting Strategies for Masonry Infilled Frame Building
This book reports on a comprehensive experimental characterization of the material, mechanical and dynamic properties of masonry infill walls. It analyses the critical parameters affecting their out-of-plane seismic behavior, including the effects of the panel support conditions, gravity load, and previous damage. Further, it offers an extensive review of infill masonry strengthening strategies and reports on the experimental assessment of var...

CHF 260.00

Differentiated Layout Styles for MOSFETs

Galembeck, Egon Henrique Salerno / Gimenez, Salvador Pinillos
Differentiated Layout Styles for MOSFETs
This book describes in detail the semiconductor physics and the effects of the high temperatures and ionizing radiations in the electrical behavior of the Metal-OxideSemiconductor Field Effect Transistors (MOSFETs), implemented with the first and second generations of the differentiated layout styles. The authors demonstrate a variety of innovative layout styles for MOSFETs, enabling readers to design analog and RF MOSFETs that operate in a hi...

CHF 134.00

Video-Atlas of VATS Pulmonary Sublobar Resections

Galvez, Carlos / Obeso, Andrés / Figueroa, Santiago / Bolufer, Sergio
Video-Atlas of VATS Pulmonary Sublobar Resections
The Video-Atlas of Pulmonary Sublobar Resections aims to be a reference multimedia book for Thoracic Surgeons. Mainly focused on operative technical aspects, each individual segmentectomy and many combinations are described. Each chapter opens with anatomical 3D reconstructions of the segment and its bronchoscopic anatomy. Then, the main steps for performing the procedure, that are illustrated in high-definition (HD) video-clips and figures, a...

CHF 198.00

Mathematical Knowledge, Objects and Applications

Ben-Menahem, Yemima / Posy, Carl
Mathematical Knowledge, Objects and Applications
This book provides a survey of a number of the major issues in the philosophy of mathematics, such as ontological questions regarding the nature of mathematical objects, epistemic questions about the acquisition of mathematical knowledge, and the intriguing riddle of the applicability of mathematics to the physical world. Some of these issues go back to the nascent years of mathematics itself, others are just beginning to draw the attention of...

CHF 168.00

The Power of Perceptions in the Middle East

Samara, Malaka / Samara, Warda
The Power of Perceptions in the Middle East
This book analyzes conflicting political views and narratives held by different forces, both at the local and regional levels in the Middle East. Based on case studies and analysis of local economic projects, it highlights the often conflicting concepts and visions for economic and social development in the Middle East as espoused by rival political groups and grassroots organizations. The book also discusses the power of perceptions and knowl...

CHF 134.00

Workplace Wellness: From Resiliency to Suicide Prevention...

Richardson, Marcus / Davidson, Judy E.
Workplace Wellness: From Resiliency to Suicide Prevention and Grief Management
This book uniquely provides actionable strategies along the wellness continuum in multiple dimensions: personal, institutional and professional, while applicable across disciplines: nursing and allied health, advanced practice providers and physicians. Further, the content is presented in a manner that can be taught to those entering the workforce, or serve as a primer for Wellness Officers. Most mental health texts focus on the needs of patie...

CHF 106.00

Pandemics and Resilience: Lessons we should have learned ...

Berube, David M.
Pandemics and Resilience: Lessons we should have learned from Zika
The aim of the book was to produce the most comprehensive examination of a pandemic that has ever been attempted. By cataloging the full extent of the Zika pandemic, this book will be the most complete history and epistemic contextualization ever attempted to date. The work should function as the primary source for students, researchers, and scholars who need information about the Zika pandemic. This book examines the technical literature, di...

CHF 188.00

The Story of the B-52s

Herron, Brigette Adair / Creney, Scott
The Story of the B-52s
The Story of the B-52s: Neon Side of Town is the first critical history of one of the most legendary and influential bands in American popular music. Locating The B-52s in the intellectual climate of their hometown of Athens, GA and following the band from New York¿s downtown scene in the early 1980s to their upcoming farewell tour, the book argues that The B-52s are much more significant political and musical influences on American society th...

CHF 46.90

Realism, Value, and Transcendental Arguments between Neop...

Pihlström, Sami
Realism, Value, and Transcendental Arguments between Neopragmatism and Analytic Philosophy
The essays collected in this volume and authored by Sami Pihlström emphasize that our relation to the world we live in and seek to represent and get to know better through our practices of conceptualization and inquiry is irreducibly valuational. There is no way of even approaching, let alone resolving, the philosophical issue of realism without drawing due attention to the ways in which human values are inextricably entangled with even the mo...

CHF 134.00