This volume explores the sociological legacy of the late Pierre Bourdieu through an examination of the intellectual division between his reception in the world of French social sciences and his reception in the Anglophone world.
Sam Turner’s important new interpretation of early medieval patterns of landscape development traces landscape change in the South West from the introduction of Christianity to the Norman Conquest (AD c. 450–1070).
Alan Shipman, June Edmunds, Bryan Turner
‘Greedy Elites’ explains why today’s revolt against the ‘rich and powerful’ is led by billionaires and political insiders, sidelining elites’ traditional enemies. It links social, economic and political theory and evidence to show how rivalries within an elite always eclipse (and co-opt) popular or class-based rebellions in driving social change.
Should we care about the environment because it is economically valuable or because nature has intrinsic value? This book gives a clear overview of some of the main theoretical problems within environmental ethics and offers definitive solutions and alternatives.View details
Whole Genome Amplification: Methods Express is a comprehensive up-to-date laboratory manual for this key technique. It provides detailed step-by-step protocols as well as hints and tips for success and troubleshooting, taking readers through all aspects of whole genome amplification.
Fast Facts: Acute Coronary Syndromes is an international evidence-based primer that focuses on optimizing patient outcomes via accurate initial diagnosis, appropriate risk stratification and proper therapeutic decision-making in line with both American and European management guidelines.
Curtis M. Frederick, Masahiko Mori, Dr Paul Bethke, Prof. Paul C. Struik, Prof. John Bamberg, Shelley H. Jansky, Alfonso del Rio, Dave Ellis, Dr Jai Gopal, Dr Pim Lindhout, Michiel de Vries, Menno ter Maat, Su Ying, Marcela Viquez-Zamora, Sjaak van Heusden, Dr Ankush Prashar, Filipe de Jesus Colwell, Csaba Hornyik, Glenn J. Bryan, Dr Prashant G. Kawar, Hemant B. Kardile, S. Raja, Som Dutt, Raj Kumar, P. Manivel, Vinay Bhardwaj, B. P. Singh, P. M. Govindakrishnan, S. K. Chakrabarti, Prof. P. Zhang, Weijuan Fan, Hongxia Wang, Yinliang Wu, Wenzhi Zhou, Jun Yang, Prof. Duroy A. Navarre, Dr M. Moehninsi, Dr Sen Lin, Dr Hanjo Hellmann, Dr Putri Ernawati Abidin, Edward Carey, Dr Liping Jin, Dr Moses Nyongesa, Nancy Ng'ang'a, Dr Linley Chiwona-Karltun, Dr Maryanne Wamahiu, Dr Chikondi Chabvuta, Dr Dianah Ngonyama, Dr Paul Demo Edited by
Prof. Gefu Wang-Pruski
Potatoes have long been one of the world’s most important crops. The first volume in this two-volume sequence reviews advances in understanding plant physiology, genetics and breeding. It also discusses ways of understanding the nutritional and sensory properties of potatoes.
Dr Jonathan Barry, B. I. Coleman, Professor Christopher Holdsworth, Professor Nicholas Orme, J. A. Thurmer, M. Winter Edited by
Professor Nicholas Orme
A collaborative history of the Church in a large, diverse and interesting region of England by six historians, ranging from Celtic and Saxon times, through the middle ages, Reformation, rise of Nonconformity and the Victorian era, down to the present day and encompassing all the main Christian denominations.
This is the ninth edition of Fast Facts: Prostate Cancer since 1996, testament to the rapid changes in the field and the steadily improving outlook for patients. This new edition provides many key updates:
- the Gleason grade grouping
- nomograms to evaluate risk
- advances in imaging techniques, particularly multiparametric MRI
Dr Hugo Volkaert, Mr Dan Koeppel, Dr W. K. Tushemereirwe, Dr J. Kubiriba, Dr William Tinzaara, Dietmar Stoian, Walter Ocimati, Enoch Kikulwe, Gloria Otieno, Dr Guy Blomme, Prof D. W. Turner, D. J. Gibbs, Dr Sharon D. Hamill, Dr Mike Smith, Dr Charles Staver, Dr Victor Galán Saúco, Dr Jetse J. Stoorvogel, Dr Rafael A. Segura, Mr Juan José Aycart, Mr Frits Popma, Dr Louis Bockel, Laure-Sophie Schiettecatte, Dr Orane Debrune, Dr Sietze Vellema, Dr Kees Jansen, Dr Frans Wielemaker Edited by
Dr Gert H. J. Kema, Prof. André Drenth
Bananas are the world’s most popular fruit and the fourth most important crop in the developing world after rice, wheat and maize. The volume reviews current production around the world and how developments in cultivation practice can be used to improve yields sustainably.
Dr Brian K. Slater, Dr Skye Wills, Dr Stephen Roecker, Dr Candiss Williams, Dr Brian Murphy, Dr A. Fortuna, Dr A. Bhowmik, Dr A. Bary, Dr C. Cogger, Dr Santanu Bakshi, Dr Chumki Banik, Dr Zhenli He, Dr Eleanor E. Campbell, Dr John L. Field, Professor Keith Paustian, Prof. Jeffrey Strock, Dr Jeffrey Peter Mitchell, Dr Howard Ferris, Dr Anil Shrestha, Dr Francis J. Larney, Dr Garrison Sposito, Dr Gilbert G. Sigua, Dr Robert L. Myers, Prof. Bijay Singh, Prof. Robert J. Kremer, Dr Humburto Blanco-Canqui, Dr David Güereña, Dr A. O. Ogunkunle, Prof V. O. Chude, Prof. Minggang Xu, Dr Wenju Zhang, Dr Zejiang Cai, Dr Shaoming Huang, Dr Ping Zhu, Dr Ieda C. Mendes, Dr Cássio A. Tormena, Dr Maurício R. Cherubin, Dr Douglas L. Karlen, Dr Pandi Zdruli, Dr Claudio Zucca Edited by
Dr Don Reicosky
Soil health is critical to a successful agriculture. This second volume reviews ways of classifying and measuring soils and their properties. It then discusses ways soil health can be maintained or enhanced to ensure sustainable agricultural production, as well as regional case studies of managing soil health in practice.
Prof. James D. Kelly, Dr John O. Ojiem, Prof. William Erskine, Ashutosh Sarker, Dr Shiv Kumar Agrawal, Prof. Fred J. Muehlbauer, Y.-C. Lee, R. Lemes Hamawaki, V. Colantonio, M. J. Iqbal, Prof. D. A. Lightfoot, Frederick P. Baijukya, Harun M. Murithi, Dr Fred Kanampiu, Prof. C. Michael Deom, David Kalule Okello, S. N. Nigam, Dr P. Janila, Dr David Jordan, Rick Brandenburg, Gary Payne, David Hoisington, Nick Magnan, Dr James Rhoads, Mumuni Abudulai, Koushik Adhikari, Jinru Chen, Richard Akromah, William Appaw, William Ellis, Maria Balota, Kumar Mallikarjunan, Dr Kenneth Boote, Greg MacDonald, Kira Bowen, Boris Bravo-Ureta, Jeremy Jelliffe, Agnes Budu, Hendrix Chalwe, Alice Mweetwa, Munsanda Ngulube, Awere Dankyi, Brandford Mochia, Vivian Hoffmann, Amade Muitia, Sam Njoroge, Nelson Opoku, Prof. B. B. Singh, Dr Alpha Y. Kamara, Lucky O. Omoigui, Nkeki Kamai, Sylvester U. Ewansiha, Hakeem A. Ajeigbe, Dr Fouad Maalouf, Seid Ahmed, Somanagouda Patil, Dr R. Redden, X. Zong, R. M. Norton, F. L. Stoddard, M El-Bouhssini, Y. Tao, L. Rong, Li Ling, Dr K.B Saxena, Y. S. Chauhan, C. V. S. Kumar, A. J. Hingane, R. V. Kumar, R. K. Saxena, G. V. R. Rao, Prof. K.R Latha, L. Vimalendran, Agnes Mwangwela Edited by
Dr Shoba Sivasankar, Dr David Bergvinson, Dr Pooran Gaur, Dr Shiv Kumar Agrawal, Dr Steve Beebe, Dr Manuele Tamò
The second volume in this collection focusses on improving the cultivation of particular grain legumes, starting with common beans, lentils, soybeans and groundnuts. A second group of chapters discusses cowpea, faba beans and pigeonpea.