Development of Pragmatic and Discourse Skills in Chinese-Speaking Children

English | 2014 | ISBN: 9027202796 | PDF | 141 Pages | 1.9 mb For many years, studies of the development of pragmatic and discourse skills in young children have predominantly focused on English and other European languages, as with the field of child language development in general. This volume, …

The Future International Manager

English | ISBN: 023021987X | 2009 | 174 Pages | PDF | 995 KB An in-depth look at the desired professional profile of new international managers in different aspects of business. It examines the qualities an international manager needs to possess, including commitment to environmental sustainability, sensitivity toward gender and …

Peer-to-Peer Lending with Chinese Characteristics

2016 | ISBN: 1138234591 | English | 114 Pages | PDF | 3 MB Literature on China’s finance in the West has focused on “financial repression” in its highly regulated financial markets. However, fundamental changes in China’s financial system are underway and China’s peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is now the largest …

A Research Agenda for Economic Psychology

by Katharina Gangl and Erich KirchlerEnglish | 2019 | ISBN: 1788116054 | 229 Pages | PDF | 5.24 MB Elgar Research Agendas outline the future of research in a given area. Leading scholars are given the space to explore their subject in provocative ways, and map out the potential directions …

Third Reich Propaganda

English | ISBN: 1781581479 | 136 Pages | EPUB | July 31, 2012 | 8.61 MB The Nazi regime was propelled to power by the new phenomenon of a cohesive mass media communication programme which encompassed press, posters, radio, art and film. The rise and fall of the Third Reich …

National Belonging and Everyday Life

English | ISBN: 023024761X | 2011 | 200 Pages | PDF | 1109 KB This book analyses the current debates around national identity and multiculturalism by addressing three key questions; why do so many people treat as common sense the idea that they live in and belong to nations? And, …

Corporate Social and Human Rights Responsibilities

English | ISBN: 023023089X | 2011 | 293 Pages | PDF | 1428 KB This book challenges the separation between CSR and law. It also demonstrates that BRHR may be gradually separating from CSR through emphasis on state obligations. Authors from around the world discuss how businesses engage in CSR …

CMOS: Circuit Design, Layout, and Simulation, 4 edition

English | 2019 | ISBN: 1119481511 | 1280 Pages | PDF | 18 MB A revised guide to the theory and implementation of CMOS analog and digital IC design The fourth edition of CMOS: Circuit Design, Layout, and Simulation is an updated guide to the practical design of both analog …

The Architecture of Phantasmagoria

English | Nov 10, 2016 | ISBN: 113890077X, 1138601519 | 222 Pages | PDF | 1,4 MB In a time of mass-mediated modernity, the city becomes, almost by definition, a constitutively ‘mediated’ city. Today, more than ever before, the omnipresence of media in every sphere of culture is creating a …

Merchant Kings: When Companies Ruled the World, 1600–1900

English | ISBN: 0312616112 | 2010 | 336 Pages | EPUB, MOBI | 2 MB Commerce meets conquest in this swashbuckling story of the six merchant-adventurers who built the modern world It was an era when monopoly trading companies were the unofficial agents of European expansion, controlling vast numbers of …

Barry’s Introduction to Construction of Buildings

English | March 31, 2014 | ISBN: 1118255429 | 798 Pages | PDF | 57 MB Robin Barry’s Construction of Buildings was first published in 1958 in 5 volumes, rapidly becoming a standard text on construction. In its current 2 volume format Barry remains hugely popular with both students and …

Advanced Construction Technology

English | September 30, 2006 | ISBN: 013201985X | 632 Pages | PDF | 44 MB Key features: * Clear, concise text, supplemented with comprehensive illustrations.Includes references to current Building and Construction Regulations, British and European Standards. * New chapter on Access and Facilities for the Disabled, as applied to …

Design of Blast-Resistant Buildings in Petrochemical Facilities, Second Edition

English | ISBN: 0784410887 | 2010 | 300 Pages | PDF | 6 MB This updated edition provides general guidelines in the structural design of blast resistant petrochemical facilities. Informational coverage is provided for OSHA requirements, design objectives, siting considerations, and load determination with references mentioned for more detailed information. …