• Author: Hall, Gordon C. Nagayama
    Publication Place: New York & Oxon
    Publication Date: 2018
    Publisher: Routledge
    Date: 26 - Apr - 2019
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    This third edition presents multiple meta-analytic studies on populations of color. There is also more research on intersectional identities. The first section of this book is an introduction to multicultural psychology. Hall focuses on definitions, attitudes toward cultural diversity, research approaches to race, ethnicity, and culture, racial/ethnic identity and acculturation, quantitative and qualitative research methods. The second section is on multicultural issues in the context of psychology, covering biological psychology, developmental psychology, social psychology, and clinical ps…

  • Bach: A Musical Biography
    Author: Williams, Peter.
    Publication Place: Cambridge, UK
    Publication Date: 2016
    Publisher: Cambridge University Press
    Date: 19 - Apr - 2019
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    Peter Williams, acclaimed senior professor at the Edinburgh University and also a notable organist, pursued his lifelong passion and was prolific in his writings on Bach, from early publications on the organ music and Art of Fugue in the 1980s, to biographies, beginning with his A Life of Bach (2004), through to JS Bach: A Life in Music (2007) and now this apotheosis of Williams’ musicological endeavours, a third and final examination of the composer, Bach: A Musical Biography.

  • Author: VandenBos, Gary R. et all, eds.
    Publication Place: Washington, DC
    Publication Date: 2015
    Publisher: American Psychological Association
    Date: 19 - Apr - 2019
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    This dictionary offers more than 26,000 entries, approximately 1,000 more than the first edition. It covers 90 subareas, with significantly revised and expanded content especially in the areas of neuroscience, psychopharmacology, lifespan developmental psychology, statistics, experimental design, and many others. This dictionary is good for psychologists, graduate and undergraduate psychology students, practitioners and researchers in allied mental health professions, and general readers who are interested in mental health issues, psychological history and theories, psychological assessment…

  • Author: Renneberg, R., Berkling, V., & Loroch, V.
    Publication Place: California, USA
    Publication Date: 2016
    Publisher: Academic Press
    Date: 08 - Mar - 2019
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    This award-winning book presents the latest information and developments from the field of biotechnology—the applied science of using living organisms and their by-products for commercial development—which has grown and evolved to such an extent over the past few years that increasing numbers of professionals work in areas that are directly impacted by the science. For the first time, this book offers an exciting and colorful overview of biotechnology for professionals and students in a wide array of the life sciences, including genetics, immunology, biochemistry,…

  • Author: Dong, Jinxia
    Publication Place: London, Portland
    Publication Date: 2003
    Publisher: Frank Cass
    Date: 08 - Mar - 2019
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    This book examines the relations between women, sport and society in Modern China. Dong argues that Chinese women’s success in international competitions is an outcome of the subtle interaction of historical and cultural events, political priorities, rapid economic development, changing gender relations, international political ambitions, and an efficient sports system. There are 9 chapters in this book. Chapter 1 to 5 present case studies that illustrate the historical evolution of women’s sport since 1949. Chapter 1 examines the impact of fundamental socio-economic, political and intellec…

  • Author: John K. Galbraith
    Publication Place: New Jersey, USA
    Publication Date: 2017
    Publisher: Princeton University Press
    Date: 01 - Feb - 2019
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    John Galbraith (1908-2006). Galbraith is a former economics professor at Harvard University, a writer of economic-based best sellers and a former advisor to the U.S. government on matters of economics.

    When approaching a disputably dull subject such as economics, it takes a very good writer to liven up the topic. Galbraith is, by that definition, a very good writer. He gives a very in-depth account of the history of, and all things pertaining to, money. The book…