Gender and Sport

Changes and Challenges

Author: Gertrud Pfister,Mari Kristin Sisjord

Publisher: Waxmann Verlag

ISBN: 3830978731

Category: Political Science

Page: 265

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This volume covers current issues, cutting-edge debates and new knowledge on women and sport. The range of topics extends from female coaches and women in sport to sexual harassment, from snowboarders to schoolgirls, and from physical education to football. The aim of this book is to provide an overview of the current debates on gender and sport from a women's perspective, to share new knowledge about important issues, in particular about gender (in)equalities, and to present insights into the causes and effects of the debates and developments in the arena of women's sport. A special focus in all chapters will be on the perspective of change, and backgrounds, reasons and effects of gender arrangements will be analyzed by scholars who made major contributions to the development of a new gender order in sport and society. Other authors are younger scholars with new perspectives and approaches - who represent the new generation of gender researchers.

Venice Marco Polo Pocket Guide

Author: Marco Polo Travel

Publisher: Marco Polo Travel Publishing, Limited

ISBN: 9783829707886

Category:

Page: 140

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Experience the wonderful atmosphere of Venice, this traffic-free city: whether walking along its alleys, crossing its bridges or relaxing in a gondola on the Grand Canal, this practical, pocket-sized guide shows you all the highlights. The Insider Tips reveal where you can discover out-of-the-way canals and islands aboard traditional wooden barges.

Luxury Toys

Classic Cars

Author: Paolo Tumminelli

Publisher: teNeues

ISBN: 9783832792015

Category: Design

Page: 219

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A COPIOUSLY ILLUSTRATED COMPENDIUM THAT SHOWCASES MORE THAN 45 CLASSIC CARS PRODUCED FROM 1945 ON, MANY OF WHICH WERE CUSTOM-MADE FOR STATESMEN, ENTREPENEURS, AND POP STARS.

Salivary Glands

Development, Adaptations and Disease

Author: Abigail S. Tucker,Isabelle Miletich

Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers

ISBN: 3805594062

Category: Medical

Page: 150

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Salivary glands are of utmost importance for several physiological functions ranging from the protection of teeth and surrounding soft tissues to the lubrication of the oral cavity, which is crucial for speech and perception of food taste. This publication highlights specific aspects of salivary gland development, investigating the mechanisms involved in embryonic development, the current research in stem cells, the ability of adult glands to regenerate and the signalling pathways involved in this process. Key stages of salivary gland development, moving from initiation to differentiation of the glands, are discussed, as well as unusual adaptations, ranging from making silk to making venom. The book finally provides new data on surgical techniques and diagnostic tools for clinicians involved in salivary gland disorders. Researchers and students with an interest in craniofacial sciences as well as clinicians dealing with salivary gland disorders will find this publication an excellent source of up-to-date information.

Algebraic Geometry

Part I: Schemes. With Examples and Exercises

Author: Ulrich Görtz,Torsten Wedhorn

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783834897220

Category: Mathematics

Page: 615

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This book introduces the reader to modern algebraic geometry. It presents Grothendieck's technically demanding language of schemes that is the basis of the most important developments in the last fifty years within this area. A systematic treatment and motivation of the theory is emphasized, using concrete examples to illustrate its usefulness. Several examples from the realm of Hilbert modular surfaces and of determinantal varieties are used methodically to discuss the covered techniques. Thus the reader experiences that the further development of the theory yields an ever better understanding of these fascinating objects. The text is complemented by many exercises that serve to check the comprehension of the text, treat further examples, or give an outlook on further results. The volume at hand is an introduction to schemes. To get startet, it requires only basic knowledge in abstract algebra and topology. Essential facts from commutative algebra are assembled in an appendix. It will be complemented by a second volume on the cohomology of schemes.

Marco Polo Holiday Map Malta & Gozo

Author: Marco Polo

Publisher: Marco Polo

ISBN: 9783829770279

Category: Travel

Page: N.A

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Marco Polo maps feature completely up-to-date, digitally generated mapping. A fold-out overview map is ideal for route planning and 7 self-adhesive Marco Polo mark-it stickers can be used to pin-point a destination or route for future reference.

Tenerife Marco Polo Pocket Guide

Author: Marco Polo Travel

Publisher: Marco Polo Travel Publishing, Limited

ISBN: 9783829707879

Category:

Page: 152

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Experience all the attractions of Tenerife with this up-to date and authoritative guide, complete with 'Best Of' recommendations, Insider Tips, a handy pull out map and a free Touring App.

Efficient Information Searching on the Web

A Handbook in the Art of Searching for Information

Author: Jonas Fransson

Publisher: Jonas Fransson

ISBN: 9197853917

Category: Computers

Page: 166

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Information searching on the Web has become part of our everyday life. Efficient Information Searching on the Web deals with different aspects which are important to become a better searcher. To search for information is one of the most common occupations on the Web. We do it for work, for studies and in our spare time. We search for information about illnesses, far away countries or spare parts for the car. The Web is an important source of information, no matter if you are a journalist, a student, a university researcher or a teacher. Everybody can become more effective when it comes to searching for information. Central matters of the book are: How does a search engine work? How may the search services be used more efficiently? What is the invisible Web? How can the information be managed once it is found?

Reason in Action

Collected Essays

Author: John Finnis

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199580057

Category: Law

Page: 365

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Reason in Action collects John Finnis's work on practical reason and moral philosophy. Ranging from foundational issues of meta-ethics to modern ethical debates, the essays trace the emergence and development of his new classical theory of natural law through close engagement with a broad range of contemporary thinkers and problems.

Microsoft Access 2013: Complete

Author: Philip Pratt,Mary Last

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285169077

Category: Computers

Page: 632

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Introduce your students to the latest that Microsoft Office has to offer with the new generation of Shelly Cashman Series books! For the past three decades, the Shelly Cashman Series has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students. With MICROSOFT ACCESS 2013, we’re continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today’s students. In this text you’ll find features that are specifically designed to engage students, improve retention, and prepare them for future success. Our trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach now encourages students to expand their understanding of MICROSOFT ACCESS 2013 through experimentation, critical thought, and personalization. With these enhancements and more, the Shelly Cashman Series continues to deliver the most effective educational materials for you and your students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Software Design – Cognitive Aspect

Author: Francoise Detienne

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1447101111

Category: Computers

Page: 146

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Covering a variety of areas including software analysis, design, coding and maintenance, this text details the research conducted since the 1970s in this fast-developing field before going on to define a computer program from the viewpoint of computing and cognitive psychology. The two essential sides of programming, software production and software understanding, are given detailed treatment, with parallels drawn throughout between studies on processing texts written in natural language and processing computer programs. Of particular interest to researchers, practitioners and graduates in cognitive psychology, cognitive ergonomics and computer science.

Raising Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World

Author: Jill Rigby

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476718784

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 305

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Provides a guide for parents that recommends an alternative approach that encourages respect for the self and others, in a reference that explains how to foster such values in children as thankfulness and unselfishness.

The Chaos Balance

Author: L. E. Modesitt, Jr.

Publisher: Tor Fantasy

ISBN: 9781429995337

Category: Fiction

Page: 608

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L.E. Modesitt, Jr.'s The Chaos Balance continues his bestselling fantasy series the Saga of Recluce, which is one of the most popular in contemporary epic fantasy. Nylan, the only man among the matriarchal band of “angels” marooned on the high plateau of Candar. Forced to seek a life elsewhere, Nylan decends into a world of warring kingdoms and strange magics in search of a peaceful life with his wife and infant son. His talents, however, make him a valuable weapon—and so the war between chaos and order begins anew. “An intriguing fantasy in a fascinating world.”—Robert Jordan, New York Times bestselling author of The Wheel of Time® series Saga of Recluce #1 The Magic of Recluce / #2 The Towers of Sunset / #3 The Magic Engineer / #4 The Order War / #5 The Death of Chaos / #6 Fall of Angels / #7 The Chaos Balance / #8 The White Order / #9 Colors of Chaos / #10 Magi’i of Cyador / #11 Scion of Cyador / #12 Wellspring of Chaos / #13 Ordermaster / #14 Natural Order Mage / #15 Mage-Guard of Hamor / #16 Arms-Commander / #17 Cyador’s Heirs / #18 Heritage of Cyador /#19 The Mongrel Mage Story Collection: Recluce Tales Other Series by L.E. Modesitt, Jr. The Imager Portfolio The Corean Chronicles The Spellsong Cycle The Ghost Books The Ecolitan Matter At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Best Practices

Author: Joel Stidley,Siegfried Jagott

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0735649154

Category: Computers

Page: 880

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Covers Service Pack 1! Apply best practices for administering Exchange Server 2010 and SP1--and optimize your operational efficiency and results. This guide captures the field-tested solutions, real-world lessons, and candid advice of practitioners across the range of business and technical scenarios--and across the IT life cycle. Gain expert insights on what works, where to make tradeoffs, and how to implement the best decisions for your organization. Discover how to: Apply scenario-based guidance for planning and deployment Prepare Active Directory(R) and the server environment Validate requirements and understand configuration tradeoffs Learn best ways to manage users, mailboxes, and permissions Optimize message routing and security Design and implement Unified Messaging and federated delegation Define your archiving and compliance strategy Build high availability into your backup and recovery plan Monitor and tune performance Apply proven troubleshooting tactics Companion Web content features: Checklists, planning worksheets, and other job aids Quick Reference Guide to best practices, including recommended configurations Fast-reference card for using Windows PowerShell(TM)

A Guide to Radiological Procedures

Author: Stephen Chapman,Richard Nakielny

Publisher: Saunders Limited

ISBN: 9780702025655

Category: Medical

Page: 388

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This book gives a synoptic description of the practical details of how to carry out the common procedures in imaging on which an examination candidate will be expected to be familiar. It does not attempt to cover rarer techniques beyond the scope of the exam or to show the resulting images. Every technique is described under a set of standard headings (for example: methods, indications, equipment, patient preparation, technique, aftercare, complications, further reading).

The ADHD and Autism Nutritional Supplement Handbook

The Cutting-Edge Biomedical Approach to Treating the Underlying Deficiencies and Symptoms of ADHD and Autism

Author: Dana Laake,Pamela Compart

Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)

ISBN: 1592335179

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 256

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Find out if your child is one of those suffering from this condition today, and learn how you can drastically improve your child's symptoms and wellbeing with The ADHD and Autism Nutritional Supplement Handbook.

Departed Glory

Author: Peter Danielson

Publisher: Domain

ISBN: 9780553561456

Category: Fiction

Page: 292

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When a barbaric horde marches toward Israel, Eri and King Saul face the fearsome Philistine legions in the field, vowing to deliver their people back to freedom. Original.

Something for the Boys

Musical Theater and Gay Culture

Author: John M. Clum

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312238322

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 317

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A look at how the world of musical theater and gay culture intertwine, from the attraction of Ethel Merman to the homophobia of Rogers and Hammerstein, explains why gay men find musical theater so attractive and offers profiles of Noel Coward, Cole Porter, Lorenz Hart, and other luminaries. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.