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Handbook of Optics, Third Edition Volume II: Design, Fabrication and Testing, Sources and Detectors, Radiometry and Photometry

by Michael Bass, Casimer DeCusatis & Jay Enoch

The most comprehensive and up-to-date optics resource available

Prepared under the auspices of the Optical Society of America, the five carefully architected and cross-referenced volumes of the Handbook of Optics...

Landscapes of Mobility: Culture, Politics, and Placemaking

by Arijit Sen & Jennifer Johung

Our world is unquestionably one in which ubiquitous movements of people, goods, technologies, media, money, and ideas produce systems of flows. Comparing case studies from across the world, including those from...

Chemical Engineering: The Essential Reference

by Louis Theodore

A practical, concise guide to chemical engineering principles and applications

Chemical Engineering: The Essential Reference is the condensed but authoritative chemical engineering reference, boiled down to...

Mathematics for the Nonmathematician

by Morris Kline

Practical, scientific, philosophical, and artistic problems have caused men to investigate mathematics. But there is one other motive which is as strong as any of these—the search for beauty. Mathematics is...

Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them

by Joshua Greene

The Boston Globe

“Surprising and remarkable… Toggling between big ideas, technical details, and his personal intellectual journey, Greene writes a thesis suitable to both airplane reading and PhD seminars.”...

Philosophy of Science: An Introduction (Second Edition)

by Thomas J. Hickey

This concise and accessible book is a synthesis of the basic principles of the contemporary pragmatist philosophy of science.

It discusses the aim of basic science, the methods of scientific discovery, the criteria...

The Tsunami of 2004 in Sri Lanka: Impacts and Policy in the Shadow of Civil War

by Ragnhild Lund & Piers Blaikie

This book is based on empirical research in Sri Lanka conducted after the catastrophic tsunami which hit the country in December 2004. The aims of the research have been to develop new knowledge on post-crisis...

Kindergarten Architecture

by Mark Dudek

This fully illustrated guide to the planning and design of pre-school facilities for children is supported by a broad range of case studies, drawn from around the world. Both new buildings and adapted premises...

Toward a Competitive Telecommunication Industry: Selected Papers from the 1994 Telecommunications Policy Research Conference

by Gerald W. Brock

First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Unemployment and Social Exclusion: Landscapes of Labour Inequality and Social Exclusion

by Sally Hardy, Paul Lawless & Ron Martin

Persistent high employment and growing labour market inequality have become entrenched features of many European countries. This edited collection of papers focuses on the regional and local dimensions of these...

Regional Development Strategies: A European Perspective

by Jeremy Alden & Philip Boland

Regional development strategies have become the focus of attention in many countries in the 1990s. This textbook provides a conceptual, theoretical and empirical analysis of regional development strategies within...

Regional Development in the 1990s: The British Isles in Transition

by Ron Martin & Peter Townroe

This book documents the changing nature and challenge of regional development in Britain and Ireland in the final decade of this century. In the first half of this book, region-by-region profiles review the...

Multinationals and European Integration: Trade, Investment and Regional Development

by Nicholas A. Phelps

This book examines the role of the multinational firms in processes of European integration. It is primarily concerned with the implications of market integration and industrial restructuring for peripheral...

Nepa in the Courts: A Legal Analysis of the National Environmental Policy ACT

by Frederick R. Anderson

This book examines the courts' interpretation of NEPA in its first three years, defeats and successes of citizens' actions in key cases, and implication of court rulings for the act's future effectiveness. Originally...

The Pacific Salmon Fisheries: A Study of Irrational Conservation

by James A. Crutchfield & Giulio Pontecorvo

This study attributes the chronic economic distress of the valuable Pacific salmon industry not only to decline in catch but also to the economic problems of open access ocean fisheries. It analyzes salmon public...

The Cropland Crisis: Myth or Reality?

by Pierre Crosson

This book examines the factors affecting the demand for agricultural land in the United States and the costs of meeting increasing demand. Originally published in 1982

Soil Conservation in Perspective

by R. Burnell Held & Marion Clawson

This book reviews and evaluates the nationwide soil conservation effort in the United States and suggests broad outlines of a future conservation program. Originally published in 1965

Governing Soil Conservation: Thirty Years of the New Decentralization

by Robert J. Morgan

This study reviews and evaluates the political and administrative aspects of the nationwide soil conservation effort in the United States. Originally published in 1966

The Common Wealth in Ocean Fisheries: Some Problems of Growth and Economic Allocation

by Francis T. Christy & Anthony Scott

By examining international fishery resources from a primarily economic and political viewpoint, this book highlights the common property aspects of fisheries, physical productivity of the ocean, supply and demand,...


by Loretta Lees, Tom Slater & Elvin Wyly

This first textbook on the topic of gentrification is written for upper-level undergraduates in geography, sociology, and planning. The gentrification of urban areas has accelerated across the globe to become...