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Edited By Arnaldi, Simone; Lorenzet, Andrea; Russo, Federica
Slight dent to front cover and fore edge of front board otherwise New. Nanotechnology seems to escape boundaries and definitions. The "Rush to Nanoscale" spreads throughout different sites and arenas, involving a multiplicity of actors, meanings and spaces in which they emerge. The 'uncertainty of nanotechnology' appears to be both a condition and a consequence of this situation. This volume adds to the collective effort of charting the multiple and heterogeneous dimensions that characterize nanotechnology, by analyzing the numerous modalities through which different stakeholders and actors provide definitions, attribute meaning and sense to nanoenabled innovations. The chapters of the book attempt to highlight how nanotechnologies, their discourse, and their actual and potential implications cannot be isolated in laboratories, factories, markets and separate discussion arenas. Also, the volume examines how it is apparently not possible to bind and/or confine the definition of nanotechnology by referring exclusively to present-day research and applications, as well as to geographical, cultural and even disciplinary boundaries. Considered together, this collection of essays suggests that the 'societal experiment' of nanotechnology has to be explored with a vocabulary that is not just scientific and technical, in order to cross the frontiers between multiple domains, actors, identities, translations and negotiation processes that occur in the nanotechnology field. 143pp.
IOS Press, 2009, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781607500223
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Inventory #21770
Price: £ 60.00 GBP ($ 78.18 approx. - € 66.30 approx.)
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Alikhan, Shahid; Mashelkar, Raghunath
It is common knowledge that intellectual property rights lie at the heart of the global economy. But in what way exactly? The literature in the fields has burgeoned dramatically in recent years, and we have a surfeit of work that either focuses on narrow aspects or sweeps over broad legal regimes from the perspectives of particulars stakeholders. Here for the first time is a panoramic but detailed view of the world's intellectual property system that embraces socioeconomic, cultural and technological development in its scope, clarifying the pitfalls and challenges that the system presents even as it promises to improve the quality of life on our planet. The authors, both internationally respected and honoured for their work in elucidating the economic necessity of an intellectual property system that can inspire universal confidence, emphasise the imperative of international competitiveness in knowledge-based technology.217pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2004, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041121196
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Inventory #14763
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.12 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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Collingwood, R.G.
James Connelly and Giuseppina D'Oro present a new edition of R. G. Collingwood's classic work of 1933, supplementing the original text with important related writings from Collingwood's manuscripts which appear here for the first time. The editors also contribute a substantial new introduction. The volume will be welcomed by all historians of twentieth-century philosophy. 226pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Thoemmes Press, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint of First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1855063921
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Inventory #24595
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Dempsey, Eric
Covers the whole process of appreciating birds on a generic level to the specific methods of identifying different species of birds. It is illustrated throughout with stunning full-colour images taken by some of Europe's leading bird and wildlife photographers. Part one covers many subjects from choosing the right binoculars to a more advanced understanding of how birds use their feathers and beaks. It looks at Ireland as a bird-watching country, and examines the different Irish seasonal migrations.It explains how and why birds communicate, their various nesting strategies, why Ireland has lost some birds and gained new ones, and examines the concept of what makes a species a species. Part two begins with 'Eric Dempsey's Ten Steps to Bird Identification'. This is Eric's own original, tried-and-tested method for the identification of Ireland's birds. It provides the best techniques to identify all the species you might encounter, from garden birds to ducks and geese, from owls to warblers and gulls. Written in a relaxed and easy-to-read style, and rich with breath-taking photographs, "Birdwatching in Ireland" is the book for anyone who has an interest in Ireland's birds. 229pp.Slight bump to bottom right corners.
GIll and MacMillan, 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9780717142996
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Inventory #22938
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Jawadekar, N.
Conservation of the environment and coping with different problems faced by nations both developed and developing is a worldwide issue. This encyclopaedia presents a comprehensive list of terms used in Environment Science and different topics related with the Environment. As the structure of this glossary consists of many different types of users from end users to developers and translators, the present work is recommended as both a source and ready reference for students, teachers as well as environmentalists. The encyclopaedia includes either words that may be those used uniquely in the field or more common words that have a special meaning in the context of Environment Science, phrases, acronyms and other abbreviations and several type of entries not usually found in reference works pertaining to Environment Science. Some of the entries pertain to government and private research institutions and programs related to the Environment Science fields. 391pp. N.B. Edges and corners of boards and D/J bumped. Two small closed tears to bottom edge of D/J.
SBS Publishers, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Indian Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9788189741518
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Inventory #25009
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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