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The 21st Century Guide To Writing Articles In The Biomedical Sciences

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We live in an unprecedented era of flourishing of scientific publishing. However, many professionals in the biomedical sciences find writing articles to be a daunting task. The book is meant to serve as a practical writing guide that covers the writing process from the project's inception until online distribution of the published article. The book covers the framework for constructing a scientific study into a coherent narrative that can later be easily translated into a written manuscript. The content of each article section in accordance with the IMRAD format is covered and many details for the construction of additional submission materials are provided. Characteristics of papers reporting on specific types of research are presented as well as article types other than the general full research article. The book is full of resources for additional reading and learning. There are many writing guides on the market. Most of them are general, cover a wide range of scientific writing, and are mainly aimed at students. This book is best suited for young professionals who are a few years out of school. They no longer enjoy the benefit of close mentoring by a thesis adviser or equivalent, but still lack the experience to lead writing projects on their own. Through her experience of teaching young professionals and editing their work, Dr Diskin has learned their unique set of needs and the book has been written in an attempt to address them. Dr Diskin addresses the reader in the second person, with an ever-supportive tone. Importantly, the practicalities of writing articles in today's interconnected environment are discussed throughout the book. Topics such as coordinating the writing in a multinational team, use of different types of software in the writing process and resources available online to support the writer are addressed in detail. Contents: Foreword Acknowledgements Before you Write Choosing your Target Journal The Methods Section The Results Section The Introduction The Discussion The Abstract and Title When you have a Full Draft Following Submission Abbreviations and Terms References Readership: Doctors, pharmacists, nurses and other young professionals who write journal articles in the biomedical sciences. Keywords: Article;Manuscript;Journal;Review;Clinical Study;Publication;Writing;Study;Research;Citation;References;Author;Editor;Co-Author;Abstract;Introduction;Methods;Results;Discussion;Conclusion;Open Access;HypothesisReview: Key Features: User-friendly pocket-sized yet thorough writing guide, a 200-word synopsis is provided as quick reference at the top of each chapter Practical, easy-to-follow tips on managing every step of the writing process An abundance of resources to use while writing

Bi

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Author: Shiri Eisner
Publisher: Seal Press
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Depicted as duplicitous, traitorous, and promiscuous, bisexuality has long been suspected, marginalized, and rejected by both straight and gay communities alike. Bi takes a long overdue, comprehensive look at bisexual politics—from the issues surrounding biphobia/monosexism, feminism, and transgenderism to the practice of labeling those who identify as bi as either “too bisexual” (promiscuous and incapable of fidelity) or “not bisexual enough” (not actively engaging romantically or sexually with people of at least two different genders). In this forward-thinking and eye-opening book, feminist bisexual and genderqueer activist Shiri Eisner takes readers on a journey through the many aspects of the meanings and politics of bisexuality, specifically highlighting how bisexuality can open up new and exciting ways of challenging social convention. Informed by feminist, transgender, and queer theory, as well as politics and activism, Bi is a radical manifesto for a group that has been too frequently silenced, erased, and denied—and a starting point from which to launch a bisexual revolution.

Grounded Authority

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Author: Shiri Pasternak
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
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Since Justin Trudeau’s election in 2015, Canada has been hailed internationally as embarking on a truly progressive, post-postcolonial era—including an improved relationship between the state and its Indigenous peoples. Shiri Pasternak corrects this misconception, showing that colonialism is very much alive in Canada. From the perspective of Indigenous law and jurisdiction, she tells the story of the Algonquins of Barriere Lake, in western Quebec, and their tireless resistance to federal land claims policy. Grounded Authority chronicles the band’s ongoing attempts to restore full governance over its lands and natural resources through an agreement signed by settler governments almost three decades ago—an agreement the state refuses to fully implement. Pasternak argues that the state’s aversion to recognizing Algonquin jurisdiction stems from its goal of perfecting its sovereignty by replacing the inherent jurisdiction of Indigenous peoples with its own, delegated authority. From police brutality and fabricated sexual abuse cases to an intervention into and overthrow of a customary government, Pasternak provides a compelling, richly detailed account of rarely documented coercive mechanisms employed to force Indigenous communities into compliance with federal policy. A rigorous account of the incredible struggle fought by the Algonquins to maintain responsibility over their territory, Grounded Authority provides a powerful alternative model to one nation’s land claims policy and a vital contribution to current debates in the study of colonialism and Indigenous peoples in North America and globally.

Parents with Eating Disorders

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Author: Shiri Sadeh-Sharvit,James Lock
Publisher: Routledge
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Parents with Eating Disorders by Shiri Sadeh-Sharvit,James Lock Book Resume:

This groundbreaking volume presents a new conceptual approach to treating adults with eating disorders and their children. By utilizing Parent-Based Prevention, a state-of-the-art intervention program from Stanford University for families who risk raising children in the context of parental eating disorders, Parents with Eating Disorders offers a practical, evidence-based manual to working with affected families with the goal of preventing disordered eating from being passed to future generations. Additional resources include intervention planning and self-assessment forms intended for clinicians to use as they implement the program.

Japanese Business Language

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Author: Mitsubishi
Publisher: Routledge
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First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Asymptotic Geometric Analysis, Part I

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Author: Shiri Artstein-Avidan, Apostolos Giannopoulos, Vitali D. Milman
Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
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Asymptotic Geometric Analysis, Part I by Shiri Artstein-Avidan, Apostolos Giannopoulos, Vitali D. Milman Book Resume:

The authors present the theory of asymptotic geometric analysis, a field which lies on the border between geometry and functional analysis. In this field, isometric problems that are typical for geometry in low dimensions are substituted by an "isomorphic" point of view, and an asymptotic approach (as dimension tends to infinity) is introduced. Geometry and analysis meet here in a non-trivial way. Basic examples of geometric inequalities in isomorphic form which are encountered in the book are the "isomorphic isoperimetric inequalities" which led to the discovery of the "concentration phenomenon", one of the most powerful tools of the theory, responsible for many counterintuitive results. A central theme in this book is the interaction of randomness and pattern. At first glance, life in high dimension seems to mean the existence of multiple "possibilities", so one may expect an increase in the diversity and complexity as dimension increases. However, the concentration of measure and effects caused by convexity show that this diversity is compensated and order and patterns are created for arbitrary convex bodies in the mixture caused by high dimensionality. The book is intended for graduate students and researchers who want to learn about this exciting subject. Among the topics covered in the book are convexity, concentration phenomena, covering numbers, Dvoretzky-type theorems, volume distribution in convex bodies, and more.

Gitta könyve

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Author: Shiri Zsuzsa
Publisher: 21. Század Kiadó
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Mann-Schőner Gizella, azaz Gitta a keleti határszélen született, nem sokkal múlt tizennégy éves, amikor Auschwitzba került. Sok beszámolót olvashattunk már külföldi túlélőktől, de Gitta Csengerből származik, és egyedülálló éleslátással írja le a határvidék közegét, akkori viszonyait. Ortodox családban nevelkedett, édesanyja, édesapja, két kisöccse odaveszett a haláltáborban. Gitta beszámol a táborban töltött mindennapjairól, és arról, hogyan lehetett túlélni a lágert. A háború után is visszatért Magyarországra. Aztán megházasodott, gyerekei születtek, az 1960-as évektől az USA-ban élt. Fordulatos életútja jóformán az egész huszadik század kistükre. Benne van a kelet-magyarországi vidék szegénysége, a világháború hányattatásai és szörnyűsége, majd a békeidők gyarapodása – az emberi élet előre nem látható, nagy változásai. Shiri Zsuzsa az ELTE történelem–szociológia szakán, majd a Tel–Avivi Egyetem film és televíziós tanszékének rendező-producer szakán végzett. 1992 óta él Izraelben, ahonnan 2003 óta tudósítja a magyarországi médiát.

Seoul Searching

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Author: Frances Gateward
Publisher: SUNY Press
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Korean cinema as industry, art form, and cultural product.

Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption

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Author: Sun Jung
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
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Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption by Sun Jung Book Resume:

This book investigates transcultural consumption of three iconic figures ù the middle-aged Japanese female fandom of actor Bae Yong-Joon, the Western online cult fandom of the thriller film Oldboy, and the Singaporean fandom of the pop-star Rain. Through these three specific but hybrid context, the author develops the concepts of soft masculinity, as well as global and postmodern variants of masculine cultural impacts. In the concluding chapter, the author also discusses recently emerging versatile masculinity within the transcultural pop production paradigm represented by K-pop idol boy bands.

Emotions Matter

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Author: Dale Spencer,Kevin Walby,Alan Hunt
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
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Emotions Matter by Dale Spencer,Kevin Walby,Alan Hunt Book Resume:

The sociology of emotions has recently undergone a renaissance, raising new questions for the social sciences: How should we define and study emotions? How are emotions related to perennial sociological debates about structure, power, and agency? Emotions Matter brings together leading international scholars to build on and extend sociological understandings of emotions. Moving beyond reductionist approaches that frame emotions as idiosyncratic states of mind, the scholars in this collection conceptualize emotions as the experience of social relations. Empirical and theoretical chapters demonstrate how emotions relate to sociological theories of interaction, the body, gender, and communication. Pushing the boundaries of sociology and stimulating debate for related fields, Emotions Matter offers diverse relational approaches that illustrate the crucial importance of emotions to the sociological imagination.

Everyone's Price: Book 4 of Rae's Story

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Author: Kimberly Vogel
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Everyone's Price: Book 4 of Rae's Story by Kimberly Vogel Book Resume:

The school year is over and so is Tai's time at Kolos Academy. Much has happened over the year, including her return to womanhood. Once again she must depart to continue her journey. Farewells both fond and furious follow. In her cousin's ship the Water Lily princess Rae sails towards Leldyna. As with many things in life it's not smooth sailing and many detours take place in both human and nature obstacles. Can they make it across the vast ocean to the island kingdom? Whether they do or not, will Rae be accepted by the crew?

Releasing the Divine Healer Within

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Author: Dr. Dennis Clark,Dr. Jennifer Clark
Publisher: Destiny Image Publishers
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Releasing the Divine Healer Within by Dr. Dennis Clark,Dr. Jennifer Clark Book Resume:

Unlock the Secrets to Walking in Divine Healing... as Science and the Supernatural Collide You were not designed to live with pain, sickness, or emotional torment. The same God Who formed you is also your Healer. Greater still, this Divine Healer also lives within you. Get ready to experience the power of God like never before, as you uncover the biology of your belief, learn the revelatory science of spiritual healing, and unleash the miracle-working power of the Holy Spirit within you! Dennis and Dr. Jen Clark combine both science and the supernatural to bring you fresh revelation on how to: Welcome Gods creative power to transform every part of your life, even down to a cellular level Step into your Spirit-filled identity and let God heal through you Overcome toxic emotions and walk in supernatural rest Break through the barriers to receiving your miracle Release the energy of faith and prayer to experience healing, provision and abundant life Release the Divine Healer and His miraculous power in your life today!

East Asian Screen Industries

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Author: Darrell Davis,Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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East Asian Screen Industries by Darrell Davis,Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh Book Resume:

East Asian Screen Industries is a guide to the film industries of Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and the PRC. The authors examine how local production has responded to global trends and explore the effects of widespread de-regulation and China's accession to the World Trade Organisation.

Dictionary of Iconic Expressions in Japanese

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Author: Hisao Kakehi,Ikuhiro Tamori,Lawrence Schourup
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
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Dictionary of Iconic Expressions in Japanese by Hisao Kakehi,Ikuhiro Tamori,Lawrence Schourup Book Resume:

The lexicon of Japanese contains a large number of conventional mimetic words which vividly depict sounds, manners of action, states of mind etc. These words are notable for their distinctive syntactic properties, for the strikingly patterned way in which they exploit sound-symbolic correspondences, and for the copiousness of their use in conversation as well as in many written registers of Japanese. This dictionary is a comprehensive resource for linguists, language teachers, translators, and others who require detailed information about this important sector of the Japanese vocabulary. Examples created by the editors are accompanied by thousands of contextualized, referenced examples from published sources to illustrate the alternative meanings of each mimetic form. All examples appear in Japanese orthography, in romanization, and in English translation. Concise information is provided concerning the varieties of syntactic usage appropriate for each mimetic. An extensive English index facilitates comparison of English and Japanese vocabulary.

Eden

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Author: Yael Hedaya
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From the head writer of the original In Treatment, an exquisite novel of the maturation of a girl, a family, and an entire community Eden is no paradise: it is the stifling, rural community in which upscale urban escapees, Alona and Mark, drift apart and divorce under the resentful scrutiny of Roni, Mark's needy adolescent daughter. Against a rich panorama of Eden's oldtimers and newcomers, Mark, an emotionally detached architect, begins an involvement with his ex-wife's best friend, Dafna, who is desperately trying to conceive through the torments of technology, while sixteen-year-old Roni pursues the attention of older men by readily dispensing sexual favors. Over the course of one month, Roni's self-dramatizing turns to tragedy, her parents are jolted out of their absorbing concerns, and a new family structure begins to form out of an unlikely set of characters. Through a portrait of family entanglements, disappearing countryside, and disappointed expectations, Yael Hedaya, a determinedly plainspoken novelist, has brilliantly mapped the social and emotional ecology of midlife and achieved miracles of insight and understanding.

A Call to Arms

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Author: Kimberly Vogel
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As the next ruler of Leldyna, Rae must continue to learn all she can about her homeland. Time flies by as she tours the land to meet the inhabitants. Upon her return a shock greets her in the form of an old law, marriage or disownment. Wary of the choices selected by the Council, Rae agrees. Another surprise awaits her then in the form of an old friend. Can Rae do what she needs without losing herself to her obligations or will she have to leave it all? Just when she thinks it's over another worse situation develops: pirates!

Integrated Education in Conflicted Societies

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Author: M. Zembylas
Publisher: Springer
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Academics and practitioners examine the developing field of integrated education in conflicted societies, where children who would normally be educated apart are deliberately educated together. They draw on a range of theoretical and practical frameworks, providing numerous case studies from Northern Ireland, Israel, Macedonia, and Cyprus.

Trust and Skepticism

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Author: Elizabeth J. Robinson,Shiri Einav
Publisher: Psychology Press
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Children learn a great deal from other people, including history, science and religion, as well as language itself. Although our informants are usually well-intentioned, they can be wrong, and sometimes people deceive deliberately.? As soon as children can learn from what others tell them, they need to be able to evaluate the likely truth of such testimony. This book is the first of its kind to provide an overview of the field of testimony research, summarizing and discussing the latest findings into how children make such evaluations – when do they trust what people tell them, and when are they skeptical? The nine chapters are organized according to the extent to which testimony is necessary for children to learn the matter in question – from cases where children are entirely dependent on the testimony of others, to cases where testimony is merely a convenient way of learning. Chapters also consider situations where reliance on testimony can lead a child astray, and the need for children to learn to be vigilant to deception, to ask questions appropriately, and to evaluate what they are told. With an international range of contributors, and two concluding commentaries which integrate the findings within a broader perspective of research on child development, the book provides a thorough overview of this emerging sub-field. Trust and Skepticism will be essential reading for researchers, academic teachers and advanced students working in the areas of cognitive development and language development, and will also be of great interest to educationists concerned with nursery and primary education.

Clinical Guide to Positional Release Therapy

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Author: Timothy Speicher
Publisher: Human Kinetics
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Clinical Guide to Positional Release Therapy With Web Resource provides professionals in the sports medicine and therapy fields with an easy-to-read reference on the clinical application of positional release therapy (PRT). The book is an invaluable resource for those who desire to learn, practice, and perfect the art of PRT to gently treat patients of all ages who have acute and chronic somatic dysfunction, including tightness and pain. Author Timothy E. Speicher, president of the Positional Release Therapy Institute, uses contemporary science and evidence-based practice to provide health care practitioners—including athletic trainers, physical therapists, massage therapists, and chiropractors—with a manual of PRT treatment techniques. The text is also suitable for students enrolled in upper-level courses in athletic training, physical therapy, and massage therapy programs. The highly visual book is organized in a manner that enables the reader to acquire a foundation of the applications, procedures, and theory of PRT. Part I explores the research surrounding PRT, providing articles that support the use of PRT through evidence-based practice. Readers will consider special populations, such as elderly patients, competitive athletes, and patients with disabilities. Part II explores PRT techniques by anatomical area. Each region (lower quarter, pelvis, spine, upper quarter, and cranium) contains an overview of common injury conditions and their myofascial triggers, differential diagnoses, and instructions on palpating and treating specific anatomical structures. Each chapter in part II also contains self-treatment techniques where appropriate. Clinical Guide to Positional Release Therapy dedicates considerable attention to palpation instruction, a core skill that enables successful diagnoses and applications of many orthopedic assessments and therapeutic techniques. Readers also will gain knowledge of anatomical and kinesiological structures to ensure success in assessment. Application of adjunctive therapies, such as ultrasound, electronic stimulation, massage, joint stabilization, and therapeutic exercise, is provided throughout the text to complement PRT and facilitate an optimal healing environment. Clinical Guide to Positional Release Therapy includes more than 400 full-color photos and illustrations. The unique layout of the book displays the anatomy, palpation, and treatment techniques in one or two pages, making the techniques visually easy for practitioners and students to follow and put into practice. In addition, scanning charts listing structures and mapping of the anatomical areas specific to the chapter content appear at the end of each chapter. The text is supplemented by a web resource featuring 61 videos demonstrating various PRT techniques described in the book. The most common conditions and the techniques used to treat them are detailed, and Dr. Speicher provides advice about adapting the techniques to other conditions and muscle groups. The supplemental videos can be accessed online. Whether students are just being introduced to PRT or medical professionals are already seasoned practitioners, Clinical Guide to Positional Release Therapy will assist them in using PRT in a simplified and structured manner to improve patient outcomes.

African Farmers in Rhodesia

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Author: A K H Weinrich
Publisher: Routledge
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African Farmers in Rhodesia by A K H Weinrich Book Resume:

Originally published in 1975 this book analyses the factors making for success and failure in agricultural development among black Zimbabweans during the 20th century. A detailed analysis is given of 2 tribal trust lands, including government policies and administrative control of these areas, voluntary and forced adjustment to land shortage and the economic resources and productivity of peasant cultivators. Settlements under individual land tenure are examined, as are government policies to these, the internal transofrmation of these communities and their economic resources and productivity. There is also a section on irrigation schemes and the reaction of people to irrigation farming. This is an indispensable book in understanding the present-day situation of agriculture in Zimbabwe.

In the Blood

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Author: Jack Carr
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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​“Take my word for it, James Reece is one rowdy motherf***er. Get ready!” —Chris Pratt, star of The Terminal List, coming to Amazon Prime The #1 New York Times bestselling Terminal List series continues as James Reece embarks on a global journey of vengeance. A woman boards a plane in the African country of Burkina Faso having just completed a targeted assassination for the state of Israel. Two minutes later, her plane is blown out of the sky. Over 6,000 miles away, former Navy SEAL James Reece watches the names and pictures of the victims on cable news. One face triggers a distant memory of a Mossad operative attached to the CIA years earlier in Iraq—a woman with ties to the intelligence services of two nations…a woman Reece thought he would never see again. Reece enlists friends new and old across the globe to track down her killer, unaware that he may be walking into a deadly trap.

Finding Miller

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Author: Laurence C. Hatch
Publisher: Laurence Hatch Press
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Western adventure of a trapper who turns to crime and all means necessary to find his lost life. An exciting tale of man struggling against nature, other men, and inevitably himself. A big fan of western tales, movies, and TV episodes, Mr. Hatch has seen over 700 films in the traditional western cowboy, mountain man, gold miner, heading-west or soldiering styles. This volume is written in that tradition, full of rich detail and wonderful descriptions of people, places, and nature. This is a sequel to enterWEST (also sold as Enter West) by Larry Hatch that is offered here on Google Play at no cost. It is not required reading before reading this story.

A Grammar of Alto Perené (Arawak)

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Author: Elena Mihas
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
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Ashéninka Perené belongs to the Kampa group of the Arawak family, located in the central Peruvian Amazon in the foothills of the Andes mountains. While limited grammatical studies of Kampa languages exist, this grammar is by far the most comprehensive study of any language of this sub-family, and is one of only two or three comparable studies of Arawak languages more generally.

Management and Participation in the Public Sphere

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Author: Merviö, Mika Markus
Publisher: IGI Global
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Management and Participation in the Public Sphere by Merviö, Mika Markus Book Resume:

Public policy has a dynamic effect on multiple facets of modern society. Methods for managing and engaging the public sphere continue to change conceptually across the globe, impacting the ways that governments and citizens interact both within and across borders. Management and Participation in the Public Sphere is a definitive reference source for the latest scholarly research on the interplay of public affairs and the domestic realm, providing innovative methods on managing public policy across various nations, cultures, and governments. Featuring expansive coverage on a multitude of relevant topics in civic involvement, information technology, and modes of government, this publication is a pivotal reference source for researchers, students, and professionals seeking current developments in novel approaches to public policy studies. This publication features timely, research-based chapters on the critical issues of public policy including, but not limited to, archival paradigms, Internet censorship, media control, civic engagement, virtual public spaces, online activism, higher education, and public-private partnerships.

The Remasculinization of Korean Cinema

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Author: Kyung Hyun Kim
Publisher: Duke University Press
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In one of the first English-language studies of Korean cinema to date, Kyung Hyun Kim shows how the New Korean Cinema of the past quarter century has used the trope of masculinity to mirror the profound sociopolitical changes in the country. Since 1980, South Korea has transformed from an insular, authoritarian culture into a democratic and cosmopolitan society. The transition has fueled anxiety about male identity, and amid this tension, empowerment has been imagined as remasculinization. Kim argues that the brutality and violence ubiquitous in many Korean films is symptomatic of Korea’s on-going quest for modernity and a post-authoritarian identity. Kim offers in-depth examinations of more than a dozen of the most representative films produced in Korea since 1980. In the process, he draws on the theories of Jacques Lacan, Slavoj Zizek, Gilles Deleuze, Rey Chow, and Kaja Silverman to follow the historical trajectory of screen representations of Korean men from self-loathing beings who desire to be controlled to subjects who are not only self-sufficient but also capable of destroying others. He discusses a range of movies from art-house films including To the Starry Island (1993) and The Day a Pig Fell into the Well (1996) to higher-grossing, popular films like Whale Hunting (1984) and Shiri (1999). He considers the work of several Korean auteurs—Park Kwang-su, Jang Sun-woo, and Hong Sang-su. Kim argues that Korean cinema must begin to imagine gender relations that defy the contradictions of sexual repression in order to move beyond such binary struggles as those between the traditional and the modern, or the traumatic and the post-traumatic.

Extreme Asia

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Author: Daniel Martin
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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Extreme Asia by Daniel Martin Book Resume:

From Japanese horror to South Korean revenge thrillers, and from the new Hong Kong crime film to Thailand's boundary-breaking ghost stories, Western audiences have been stunned by a boom in challenging cult cinema from East Asia over the last decade. But how did this cycle of 'Extreme' Asian films gain such notoriety? How did distribution companies, journalists, critics and censors contribute to the rise of a new genre of forbidden foreign cinema?Extreme Asia: The Rise of Cult Cinema from the Far East charts the history of the recent cult Asian film invasion, covering a five-year period and focusing on the activities of the distribution company Tartan Films and their incredibly influential Asia Extreme brand. Through a series of case studies of individual releases and other exhibition events, this book examines strategies of film promotion and consumption in the context of differing theories about horror cinema, movie marketing, reception studies, and Orientalism. Covering the rise and fall of the Asia Extreme label, and the enduring legacy of an unforgettable wave of cult cinema, this is a comprehensive study of a film movement that has provoked passion and outrage in equal measure.

Understanding Assessment in Counselling and Psychotherapy

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Author: Sofie Bager-Charleson,Biljana van Rijn
Publisher: Learning Matters
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Understanding Assessment in Counselling and Psychotherapy by Sofie Bager-Charleson,Biljana van Rijn Book Resume:

This book offers students and trainees a thorough guide to clinical assessment. It covers different types of clinical assessment and explores the implications of the alternative views on clients' needs and treatment. It explores clinical assessment as an 'art and science' and brings the reader up to date with new requirements placed on therapists in both organisational and clinical practice based settings. In addition to outlining models for clinical assessment, it looks at the use of evidence-based practice in assessments. There are sections on doing assessments within organisations as well as from private practice.

Handbook of Occupational Health and Wellness

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Author: Robert J. Gatchel,Izabela Z. Schultz
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Handbook of Occupational Health and Wellness by Robert J. Gatchel,Izabela Z. Schultz Book Resume:

This book integrates the growing clinical research evidence related to the emerging transdisciplinary field of occupational health and wellness. It includes a wide range of important topics, ranging from current conceptual approaches to health and wellness in the workplace, to common problems in the workplace such as presenteeism/abstenteeism, common illnesses, job-related burnout, to prevention and intervention methods. It consists of five major parts. Part I, “Introduction and Overviews,” provides an overview and critical evaluation of the emerging conceptual models that are currently driving the clinical research and practices in the field. This serves as the initial platform to help better understand the subsequent topics to be discussed. Part II, “Major Occupational Symptoms and Disorders,” exposes the reader to the types of critical occupational health risks that have been well documented, as well as the financial and productivity losses associated with them. In Part III, “Evaluation of Occupational Causes and Risks to Workers’ Health,” a comprehensive evaluation of these risks and causes of such occupational health threats is provided. This leads to Part IV, “Prevention and Intervention Methods,” which delineates methods to prevent or intervene with these potential occupational health issues. Part V, “Research, Evaluation, Diversity and Practice,” concludes the book with the review of epidemiological, measurement, diversity, policy, and practice issues–with guidelines on changes that are needed to decrease the economic and health care impact of illnesses in the workplace, and recommendations for future. All chapters provide a balance among theoretical models, current best-practice guidelines, and evidence-based documentation of such models and guidelines. The contributors were carefully selected for their unique knowledge, as well as their ability to meaningfully present this information in a comprehensive manner. As such, this Handbook is of great interest and use to health care and rehabilitation professionals, management and human resource personnel, researchers and academicians alike.

A Narrative Community

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Author: Chaim Noy
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
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A Narrative Community by Chaim Noy Book Resume:

An intertextual examination of the storytelling of Israeli backpackers that analyzes their unique patterns of communication to create a thorough picture of this “narrative community.”

East Asian Pop Culture

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Author: Beng Huat Chua,Koichi Iwabuchi
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
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East Asian Pop Culture by Beng Huat Chua,Koichi Iwabuchi Book Resume:

The contributors analyse the subject of Asian pop culture arranged under three headings: 'Television Industry in East Asia', 'Transnational-Crosscultural Receptions of TV Dramas' and 'Nationalistic reactions'.

Intelligent Data Analytics for Decision-Support Systems in Hazard Mitigation

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Author: Ravinesh C. Deo,Pijush Samui,Ozgur Kisi,Zaher Mundher Yaseen
Publisher: Springer Nature
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Intelligent Data Analytics for Decision-Support Systems in Hazard Mitigation by Ravinesh C. Deo,Pijush Samui,Ozgur Kisi,Zaher Mundher Yaseen Book Resume:

This book highlights cutting-edge applications of machine learning techniques for disaster management by monitoring, analyzing, and forecasting hydro-meteorological variables. Predictive modelling is a consolidated discipline used to forewarn the possibility of natural hazards. In this book, experts from numerical weather forecast, meteorology, hydrology, engineering, agriculture, economics, and disaster policy-making contribute towards an interdisciplinary framework to construct potent models for hazard risk mitigation. The book will help advance the state of knowledge of artificial intelligence in decision systems to aid disaster management and policy-making. This book can be a useful reference for graduate student, academics, practicing scientists and professionals of disaster management, artificial intelligence, and environmental sciences.

A Grammar of Kulina

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Author: Stefan Dienst
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
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A Grammar of Kulina by Stefan Dienst Book Resume:

This book is a reference grammar of Kulina, an Amazonian language spoken in Brazil and Peru. The dialect described by the author is spoken on the upper Purus River in the Brazilian state of Acre. Kulina belongs to the Arawan language family. It is predominantly head-marking and has a complex verbal morphology which is largely agglutinating with some instances of fusion. The language has two noun classes and two genders. The gender agreement of transitive verbs with their arguments is in part governed by intricate grammatical rules and in part pragmatically driven. There are three types of possession, alienable, inalienable, and kinship. The latter category only applies to some kinship nouns, while others are alienably possessed. Kulina has aspirated and unaspirated obstruents, but different aspirated obstruents do not co-occur in one morpheme due to Grassmann's law, a dissimilation process known from Sanskrit and Ancient Greek. The book contains two Kulina texts and a chapter on the lexicon, which discusses colour terms, generic nouns for plants and animals, pet vocatives, idioms, and the origin of loan words.

Karma and Fear

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Author: Dom Drake
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A journey can start anywhere, it can even start with the first few pages of a book. In the Scape you have a group, which have both the skill, the ability, and a little bravery or stupidity, to live in a world with floating islands and dark monsters that would attack you without a thought. A group that needs each other as there are very few that would care otherwise and some that would be glad to see them eliminated. Sometimes a world needs heroes, other times they need a story. This world is going to see both.

Understanding Ubuntu for Enhancing Intercultural Communications

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Author: Mukuni, Joseph,Tlou, Josiah
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Understanding Ubuntu for Enhancing Intercultural Communications by Mukuni, Joseph,Tlou, Josiah Book Resume:

Given the importance of cross-cultural competence, it is important that scholars from different parts of the world describe the conceptual frameworks underlying their cultures to provide people with knowledge helpful for understanding and navigating cultural barriers and promoting harmony and productivity in places of work. The literature is replete with reference points for understanding Eurocentric worldviews. Little has been written about non-Eurocentric worldviews with respect to the subject of socio-cultural harmony and interpersonal relations such as Ubuntu, Africa’s indigenous philosophy and its relevancy. This philosophy teaches the importance of maintaining good human relations and sensitivity to the wellbeing of other people both as individuals and collectively. In the teachings of this African conceptual framework, the wellbeing of others is more important than that of self. Another important distinguishing feature of Ubuntu is that it places great value on communalism as opposed to individualism. The tenets of Ubuntu include human-centeredness, teamwork, collaboration, cooperation, respect for diversity of opinion, and joint consideration of problems. These tenets can be applied for intercultural competence and communications. Understanding Ubuntu for Enhancing Intercultural Communications sheds some light on Ubuntu, Africa’s unique philosophy, and explores how the knowledge of Ubuntu can help minimize cross-cultural communication barriers. Within this context, the chapters work to make readers aware of the existence of an African worldview, specifically Ubuntu, and its possible contribution to interpersonal communication. This book also shares the lived experiences of being born and raised in sub-Saharan Africa where Ubuntu is a way of life. This book is essential for businesses seeking to expand internationally and managers overseeing diverse workforces as well as business executives, government officials, public relations officers, academicians, researchers, and students including those studying African studies, world religions, international business, international relations, management, communication, and more.

Va Tan Foroushi Nist

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Author: Faryad Shiri فریاد شیری
Publisher: Naakojaa, Negah
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Va Tan Foroushi Nist by Faryad Shiri فریاد شیری Book Resume:

چشمانت ضمیمه شناسنامه‌ام تاری از موهات لای پاسپورتم با خود به سفر می‌برمت از مرز که بگذریم هر خاکی بر من قدم بگذارد سرزمین مادری نام می‌گیرد...

Political Violence in Egypt 1910-1925

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Author: Malak Badrawi
Publisher: Routledge
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Political Violence in Egypt 1910-1925 by Malak Badrawi Book Resume:

The murder of the Prime Minister, Butrus Ghali, in February 1910, was the first incident of its kind to take place in Egypt for over a century, and it reflected the mood of Egypt's youth at the time. It also set a precedent, as some of the more extreme elements of the population henceforth came to regard assassination as the only way to rid the country of those who were regarded as 'traitors', and as the most potent expression of political dissatisfaction and dissent. This study is an account of the circumstances that led to the violence, and an attempt to understand the mood and motives that provoked it.

The Peace Killers

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Author: Ty Patterson
Publisher: Three Aces Publishing Ltd
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Mossad versus Zeb Carter Israel and Palestine are on the brink of war when Mossad is accused of assassinating peace negotiators. A loose word can trigger the conflict which will devaste the Middle East and draw in the rest of the world. Zeb Carter has to deal with hostile armies, enraged terrorists and corrupt politicians as Israel and Palestine's future, and that of the Middle East, hangs in precarious balance. And then there are Mossad's kidon, the deadliest operatives in the world, who are gunning for him. Brimming with edge-of-the seat thrills and breakneck action, The Peace Killers delivers a plot that could be tomorrow's news. If you like Lee Child, David Baldacci and Vince Flynn, you'll love Ty Patterson's no prisoners taken style of storytelling. ★★★★★ 'An OMG, Freaking-Fantastic, Unputdownable, Unmissable, Unforgettable, Running-Out-Of-Superlatives, One-Click Thriller' ★★★★★ 'Hands down, the best thriller of the year' ★★★★★'Dazzling! Ty Patterson gets better with each thriller he writes' ★★★★★'A stop-the-clock, call-in-sick thriller reminiscent of the best of Lee Child, Vince Flynn and Brad Thor'

The Two Koreas and their Global Engagements

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Author: Andrew David Jackson
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The Two Koreas and their Global Engagements by Andrew David Jackson Book Resume:

This book departs from existing studies by focusing on the impact of international influences on the society, culture, and language of both North and South Korea. Since President Kim Young Sam’s segyehwa drive of the mid-1990s, South Korea has become a model for successful globalization. In contrast, North Korea is commonly considered one of the least internationally integrated countries. This characterization fails to account for the reality of the two Koreas and their global engagements. The opening essay situates the chapters by highlighting some significant contrasts and commonalities between the experiences of North and South Korea’s history of engagement with the world beyond the Peninsula. The chapters explore both the longer-term historical influence of Korea’s international contacts as well as specific Korean cultural, linguistic, and social developments that have occurred since the 1990s demise of the global Cold War and greater international integration.

Way Walkers: Broken City

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Author: J. Leigh
Publisher: Red Adept Publishing, LLC
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Way Walkers: Broken City by J. Leigh Book Resume:

Wounded and alone, Jathen desperately tries to make his way back home to the Tazu Nation. His path is treacherous, as he is pursued by the traitorous Mikkal and the mysterious Sister. However, a Grand Artifact has chosen him as its guardian, and it may have other plans for the wayward moot. Torn once more from everything he's known, Jathen must not only find answers from the Artifact's past but also learn to use his newfound Abilities to save the populace of a city lost to time.

Way Walkers: Tangled Paths

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Author: J. Leigh
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Way Walkers: Tangled Paths by J. Leigh Book Resume:

Twelve Ways create a thousand tangled paths. Hatched from an egg but unable to shift into dragon form, Jathen is a Moot among the Tazu. His rightful throne is forbidden him because of his transformative handicap, and neither his culture nor his religion offer acceptance of his perceived flaws. Driven by wounded anger, Jathen strikes out across the vast world beyond Tazu borders, desperate to find a place where he feels accepted and whole. Though he travels with the most trusted of companions, sabotage and conspiracy soon strike his quest. Jathen and his allies must struggle against man and magic alike, at the mercy of forces beyond their ken. As Jathen presses on, his questions of belonging are surrounded by more of identity, loyalty, and betrayal. Where will the path of his destiny lead, and will he follow or fall?