By Ellicot K
By Timothy R. Levine
The Encyclopedia of Deception examines mendacity from a number of views drawn from the disciplines of social psychology, sociology, heritage, enterprise, political technological know-how, cultural anthropology, ethical philosophy, theology, legislations, kin stories, evolutionary biology, philosophy, and extra. From the "little white lie," to mendacity on a resume, to the grandiose lies of presidents, this two-volume reference explores the phenomenon of mendacity in a multidisciplinary context to clarify this universal element of our day-by-day lives. not just a cultural phenomenon traditionally, mendacity is a widespread prevalence in our daily lives. learn exhibits that we're more likely to lie or deliberately mislead others a number of instances an afternoon or in a single out of each 4 conversations that lasts greater than 10 minutes.
Key gains: greater than 360 authored by way of key figures within the box are prepared A-to-Z in volumes, that are on hand in either print and digital codecs. Entries are written in a transparent and obtainable kind that invitations readers to discover and examine using mendacity and self-deception. every one article concludes with pass references to similar entries and extra readings.
This educational, multi-author reference paintings will function a basic, non-technical source for college students and researchers inside of social and behavioral technological know-how courses who search to raised comprehend the historic position of mendacity and the way it truly is hired in smooth society.
By Anthony D. Mosley, Deborah S. Romaine, Ali, M.D. Samii
By Jerry Rosenberg
Because the major strength at the back of alternate during the Western Hemisphere, the USA is rising with exchange projects--the newly-signed North American loose alternate contract and the projected New American neighborhood. This quantity presents a transparent, concise advisor to all features of the 5-volume NAFTA accord, its part agreements, and the unfolding New American neighborhood. It covers particular concerns, rationalizations, ideologies, controversies, and instructed activities. With certain emphasis at the North American unfastened exchange contract, the amount will offer an enormous source for either teachers and selection makers in and government.Written by means of a number one authority on U.S. Latin American alternate, the amount comprises entries, prepared alphabetically, on NAFTA and different trade-related issues. The NAFTA entries are in accordance with the five-volume treaty or professional govt and nongovernmental courses. because the New American neighborhood remains to be rising, the non-NAFTA entries are interpolations from previous exchange accords and latest national agreements or principles in accordance with worldwide options and directives, in particular the ecu Union.
By Peter Chrisp
Inside of is a gorgeous, complete visible encyclopedia that includes attractive images that not just illustrates, yet educates. This encyclopedia is pushed by means of its notable imagery that brings a couple of million issues to mild. it's a the most important addition to houses and school rooms alike. In actual DK type, the images during this ebook does all of the conversing. The encyclopedia gains multiple million things!Rather than string jointly a number of photographs of items, the visible Encyclopedia positive aspects sweeping single-shots that surround a large number of items, making for a continuing and remarkable presentation.
By Robert U Ayres, Robert Costanza, Jose Goldemberg, Marija D Ilic, Eberhard Jochem, Robert Kaufmann, Amory B Lovins, Mohan Munasinghe, R K Pachauri, Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, Per Peterson, Lee Schipper, Margaret Slade, Vaclav Smil, Ernst Worrell, Cutler J. C
In recent times our utilization and realizing of alternative forms of power has grown at a big price. The editor-in-chief, Cutler Cleveland, and his overseas staff of affiliate editors have introduced jointly nearly four hundred authors to supply the Encyclopedia of strength. This hugely topical reference attracts jointly all points of strength, masking a wealth of parts through the normal, social and engineering sciences.
The Encyclopedia will offer simply available information regarding all points of power, written via best foreign experts. it's going to not just be indispensible for lecturers, researchers, pros and scholars, but in addition for coverage makers, power and environmental specialists, and all these operating in enterprise organisations and non-governmental agencies whose actions relate to power and the surroundings.
Also to be had on-line through ScienceDirect - that includes vast shopping, looking out, and inner cross-referencing among articles within the paintings, plus dynamic linking to magazine articles and summary databases, making navigation versatile and straightforward. for additional info, pricing techniques and availability stopover at www.info.sciencedirect.com.
An beneficial source for all teachers, researchers, pros and scholars both operating in or engaging in learn in strength and comparable environmental fields
An A-Z of power, overlaying environmental and renewable strength via to fossil fuels and nuclear strength
By Thomson Gale
By Dan Roberts
Famous Robots and Cyborgs is a high-octane voyage throughout the heritage of our metal pals and foes. Dan Roberts narrates the historical past, strengths, weaknesses, quirks, and foibles of a plethora of fictional robots, cyborgs, and mechanical races—taking within the pronouncements of sci-fi visionaries and eminent robotics scientists alongside the best way. Roberts courses us in the course of the evolution of the lethal Cylons of Battlestar Gallactica in its numerous kinds to motion picture classics just like the mysterious Gort of The Day the Earth Stood Still, the enduring C-3PO, and naturally the Terminator.
We come across crazed cybernetic killers, megalomaniac desktops, residing spaceships, attractive androids, human brains in steel our bodies, and ultracompetitive robotic gladiators. alongside the way in which, locate solutions to such questions as: Are robots able to love? that have been the least convincing and such a lot laughable motion picture robots of all time? Can robots damage people to avoid wasting themselves? and will you actually ruin a perilous cyborg murderer with the strength of an exploding oil tanker?
Famous Robots and Cyborgs is a pleased, eclectic, informative, celebratory trip during the hi-tech international of the mechanical guy (and woman). Packed jam-packed with minutiae, robo-facts, controversy, heritage, and data on robotic toys, video games, motion pictures, television, and books, it is going to satisfaction the devoted robotic aficionado and the newcomer alike.
By Adam Simmons
Welcome to the fantastic global of diversifications, the place species—including humans—develop interesting new features to make sure a aggressive side of their surroundings, or on occasion, survival itself. Encyclopedia of diversifications within the wildlife is a wide-ranging catalog of crucial of these adaptations—from photosynthesis to the the strange ''vampire''-like habit of the tiny existence shape referred to as the prion.
The seven chapters within the Encyclopedia conceal the foremost survival demanding situations all organisms face. Entries inside these chapters conceal particular diversifications from all types of existence, together with animals, crops, micro organism, algae, fungi, and viruses. for every version, the ebook additionally describes a similar technological leap forward within the human global, exhibiting how engineers at the present time examine average approaches to aid them enhance new inventions.