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  • Hypoxia and Human Diseases
    Hypoxia and Human Diseases NEW
    Edited by Jing Zheng and Chi Zhou
    ISBN 978-953-51-2896-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2895-3,
    452 pages, February, 2017
    This book contains a total of 21 chapters, each of which was written by experts in the corresponding field. The objective of this book is to provide a comprehensive and updated overview of cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying hypoxia's impact ...
  • Proceedings of the 2nd Czech-China S ...
    Proceedings of the 2nd Czech-China S ... NEW
    Edited by Jaromir Gottvald and Petr Praus
    ISBN 978-953-51-2858-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2857-1,
    432 pages, February, 2017
    This book comprises the proceedings of the 2nd Czech-China Scientific Conference 2016 which was held on 7th June 2016 in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The objective of the conference was to present the latest achievements in the fields of advanced science ...
  • Gender Differences in Different Contexts
    Gender Differences in Different Contexts NEW
    Edited by Aida Alvinius
    ISBN 978-953-51-2906-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2905-9,
    158 pages, February, 2017
    The development of gender differences as an area of research has been rapid over the last decades. Varieties of studies have focused on the gender differences as well as the similarities of women and men. The common purpose of the research attempt is ...
  • Household Hazardous Waste Management
    Household Hazardous Waste Management NEW
    Edited by Daniel Mmereki
    ISBN 978-953-51-2910-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2909-7,
    90 pages, February, 2017
    Rapid global urbanization and increases in living standards in recent decades have led to changes in the household hazardous waste (HHW) generation characteristics due to increases in buying power and easier access to products that are convenient but ...
  • Magnesium Alloys
    Magnesium Alloys NEW
    Edited by Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
    ISBN 978-953-51-2898-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2897-7,
    248 pages, February, 2017
    Magnesium alloys usually have desirable properties including high chemical stability, easy processing and manufacturing, and also lightweight. Magnesium alloys weigh about 70% of aluminum alloy weight and 30% of iron and steel weight. Most of these a ...
  • Contemporary Leadership Challenges
    Contemporary Leadership Challenges NEW
    Edited by Aida Alvinius
    ISBN 978-953-51-2904-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2903-5,
    272 pages, February, 2017
    Social and behavioral science has for decades studied and recognized leadership as a social exchange between leaders and followers. But leadership is rather complex, and as such, it tends to lead to an increased interest within and across different d ...
  • Earthquakes - Tectonics, Hazard and ...
    Earthquakes - Tectonics, Hazard and  ... NEW
    Edited by Taher Zouaghi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2886-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2885-4,
    386 pages, February, 2017
    This book is devoted to diverse aspects of earthquake researches, especially to new achievements in seismicity that involves geosciences, assessment, and mitigation. Chapters contain advanced materials of detailed engineering investigations, which ca ...
  • Eating Disorders - A Paradigm of the ...
    Eating Disorders - A Paradigm of the ... NEW
    Edited by Ignacio Jauregui-Lobera
    ISBN 978-953-51-2900-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2899-1,
    272 pages, February, 2017
    Despite the relevance of eating disorders in the past years, the pure core of these mental disorders remains unknown. In this regard, it is not a surprise that the biopsychosocial model is the best way to go forward in order to understand and to impr ...