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The Concise Encyclopedia of Communication

By Wolfgang Donsbach

This concise quantity offers key techniques and entries from the twelve-volume ICA International Encyclopedia of Communication (2008), condensing major scholarship right into a useful and helpful unmarried volume.

  • Based at the definitive twelve-volume IEC, this new concise version offers key innovations and the main appropriate headwords of communique technology in an A-Z structure in an up to date manner
  • Jointly released with the overseas verbal exchange organization (ICA), the top educational organization of the self-discipline within the world
  • Represents the simplest and most modern overseas examine during this dynamic and interdisciplinary field
  • Contributions come from enormous quantities of authors who characterize excellence of their respective fields
  • An reasonable quantity on hand in print or online

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Globalization: Encyclopedia of Trade, Labor, and Politics (2 vol. set)

This paintings is a accomplished choice of state-of-the-art scholarship at the fiscal, overseas company, political, criminal, and environmental ramifications of globalization―one of the most well liked issues of the day.

• a hundred A–Z entries overlaying the foremost problems with globalization

• Reproduces the founding records for the area alternate association and different foreign alternate organizations

• Maps of exchange blocs and local corporations corresponding to the ecu Union, organization of Southeast Asian international locations (ASEAN), and Mercado Común del Sur (MERCOSUR)

• Charts, figures, and graphs illustrating information tendencies and statistical information

• contains contributions from greater than a hundred experts in economics, legislation, company, and different appropriate fields

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Encyclopedia of Love in World Religions, Volumes 1-2

By Yudit Kornberg Greenberg

Encyclopedia of affection in international Religions is the 1st reference paintings to provide a complete portrait of affection within the context of the vintage and modern literature of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism, in addition to different cultures and philosophies. Like no quantity released thus far, it unearths the entire richness of spiritual teachings on love in all its many kinds, exploring an intensive variety of themes that provide philosophical, mental, and non secular views to lead the search for the that means of love.

Encyclopedia of affection in global Religions good points nearly three hundred topic entries, in addition to insightful biographic sketches of preeminent thinkers, all written by means of a multidisciplinary workforce of a few of the key students at the topic. Entries learn either common and culture-specific interpretations of affection: not only the dichotomy of non secular and actual love, however the complete emotional spectrum of affection in relationships and practices. jointly, they surround love's integral—and occasionally conflicting—role in shaping ideals and behaviour in a drastically various world.

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Encyclopedia of War Crimes & Genocide 2 Volume Set

By Leslie Alan Horvitz

Encyclopedia of battle Crimes and Genocide, Revised version examines the modern historical past of crimes opposed to humanity, in the course of either wartime and peacetime. With greater than 500 entries, this two-volume A-to-Z encyclopedia covers quite a lot of proper subject matters, together with human rights, conflict criminals, struggle crimes, examples of genocide, foreign businesses and foreign legislation referring to battle crimes, and lots more and plenty extra. This revised version additionally contains up-to-date info on fresh human rights and conflict crime trials. It contains a basic assets part with files which are very important to figuring out this topic.

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Dieux et héros de l'Antiquité - Toute la mythologie grecque et latine

By Odile Gandon

D'Achille à Zeus en passant par Héraclès, Jason, Médée ou bien encore Ulysse, ce dictionnaire présente les principales divinités grecques et latines par ordre alphabétique. Chaque become aware of se présente comme un véritable récit available aux jeunes lecteurs : des renvois, des index et des cartes en facilitent l. a. session.

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Encyclopedia of Geomorphology

Geomorphology, the self-discipline which analyzes the historical past and nature of the earth's floor, offers with the landforms produced through erosion, weathering, deposition, delivery and tectonic approaches. In fresh a long time there were significant advancements within the self-discipline and those are mirrored during this significant Encyclopedia, the 1st such reference paintings within the box to be released for thirty-five years.

Encyclopedia of Geomorphology has been produced in organization with the foreign organization of Geomorphologists (IAG) and has a very worldwide viewpoint. The entries were written by way of a world editorial crew of participants, drawn from over thirty international locations, who're all one of the top specialists within the discipline.

In lavishly illustrated volumes, Encyclopedia comprises approximately seven-hundred alphabetically prepared entries to supply a accomplished consultant either to precise landforms and to the key kinds of geomorphological tactics that create them. The Encyclopedia additionally demonstrates the key advancements that experience taken position lately in our wisdom of tectonic and climatic alterations and within the use of recent thoughts resembling modelling, distant sensing and method size. Older options, despite the fact that, will not be forgotten and supply an ancient viewpoint at the improvement of principles. either available and authoritative, Encyclopedia of Geomorphology is destined to develop into the definitive source for college students, researchers and utilized practitioners within the box of geomorphology and the cognate disciplines of geography, earth technology, sedimentology and environmental technology.

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International Encyclopedia of Public Health

An authoritative and complete consultant to the key matters, demanding situations, tools, and methods of global public well-being. This encyclopedia will hide all dimensions of the sphere, from info of particular ailments to the association of social assurance organizations. an important percent of the articles will disguise public wellbeing and fitness features of illnesses and prerequisites. different articles will survey getting older, nutrition, accidents, moral and felony topics in public healthiness, dimension and modeling, consumerism, anthropology and sociology, economics, the historical past of public wellbeing and fitness, and worldwide matters.

* Edited and written via a unique overseas crew of editors and contributors
* seriously illustrated and abundantly cross-referenced
* through ScienceDirect platform, multimedia documents will offer an more suitable on-line experience
* comprises 'Further interpreting' lists on the finish of every article
* an entire topic index contained in a single quantity

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Encyclopedia of the Elements: Technical Data - History - Processing - Applications

By Per Enghag

Recognized for its background of various aspect discoverers, Sweden is the starting place of this accomplished encylopedia of the elements.
It offers either a big database for pros in addition to exact interpreting starting from historic proof, discoverers' graphics, color plates of mineral kinds, normal occurrences, and business figures to successful and refining strategies, organic roles and purposes in sleek chemistry, engineering and industry.
Elemental facts is gifted in reality tables which come with a number of actual and thermodynamic houses, isotope lists, radiation absorption features, NMR parameters, and others. additional pertinent facts is available in extra tables during the text.
released in Swedish in 3 volumes from 1998 to 2000, the contents were revised and elevated through the writer for this English variation.

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The MIT Encyclopedia of Communication Disorders (MIT Press)

A sizeable reference paintings at the scale of MITECS (The MIT Encyclopedia of Cognitive Sciences), The MIT Encyclopedia of conversation problems becomes the traditional reference during this box for either examine and scientific use. It deals nearly 2 hundred distinctive entries, masking the complete diversity of conversation and speech problems in young children and adults, from uncomplicated technological know-how to scientific diagnosis.MITECD is split into 4 sections that mirror the traditional different types in the box (also referred to as speech-language pathology and audiology): Voice, Speech, Language, and listening to. inside of every one type, entries are equipped into 3 subsections: easy technological know-how, issues, and medical administration. uncomplicated technology contains suitable details on common anatomy and body structure, physics, psychology and psychophysics, and linguistics; this offers a systematic starting place for entries within the different subsections. The entries that seem lower than problems supply details at the definition and characterization of particular problems, and instruments for his or her id and evaluate. The scientific administration subsection describes applicable interventions, together with behavioral, pharmacological, surgical, and prosthetic.Because the method of conversation issues may be very various for kids and adults, many issues contain separate entries reflecting this. even if a few issues which are first clinically determined in youth might persist in a few shape all through maturity, many problems may have an onset in both formative years or maturity, and the timing of onset may have many implications for either evaluation and intervention.Topics coated in MITECD contain cochlear implants for kids and adults, pitch belief, tinnitus, alaryngeal voice and speech rehabilitation, neural mechanisms of vocalization, holistic voice remedy strategies, computer-based methods to children?s speech and language issues, neurogenic mutism, neighborhood dialect, agrammatism, worldwide aphasia, and psychosocial difficulties linked to communicative disorders.

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