Download Encyclopedia of White-Collar & Corporate Crime by Lawrence M. Salinger PDF

By Lawrence M. Salinger

With greater than 500 entries (including up to date info on such excessive profile situations as Martha Stewart and Enron), the Encyclopedia of White-Collar & company Crime gathers background, definitions, examples, research, prosecution, checks, demanding situations, and projections into one definitive reference paintings at the subject. This two-volume encyclopedia contains information regarding various white-collar crimes, and offers examples of individuals, statutes, businesses, and convictions. each one access bargains an intensive and considerate precis of the subject. instead of an easy definition, clients are given a delightful and complicated synopsis with references for extra study.

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Download Scientific Writing. A Reader and Writer's Guide by Jean-Luc Lebrun PDF

By Jean-Luc Lebrun

On condition that medical fabric will be demanding to understand, sustained recognition and reminiscence retention develop into significant reader demanding situations. clinical writers must never purely current their technology, but in addition work flat out to generate and maintain the curiosity of readers. Attention-getters, sentence development, expectation-setting, and reminiscence offloaders are crucial units to maintain readers and reviewers engaged. the author must have a transparent figuring out of the position performed via every one a part of a paper, from its attention-grabbing name to its eye-opening end. This ebook walks during the major elements of a paper; that's, these components which create the severe first impact. the original procedure during this e-book is its specialise in the reader instead of the author. Senior scientists who supervise employees and postgraduates can use the ebook to study drafts and to aid with the writing in addition to the technological know-how. younger researchers can locate good instructions that lessen the confusion all new writers face. released scientists can ultimately circulation from what feels correct to what's correct, selecting errors they suggestion have been appropriate, and entirely appreciating their accountability: to steer the reader alongside rigorously laid-out analyzing tracks.

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Download Encyclopedia of Literature and Science by Pamela Gossin PDF

By Pamela Gossin

Technological know-how and literature have consistently been unusual bedfellows. Like puzzle items, they healthy simply because they're assorted. the various maximum works of global literature were encouraged through the marvels of the clinical international. Scientists have written works of the mind's eye. Even formal medical writings were identified to hire rhetoric. there's a tendency to think about literature—and the arts in general—as having little to do with technology. but students have carried out fruitful reports of the historical past and philosophy of technology. With the increase of expertise, students have additionally utilized medical research to the learn of literature and the artistic approach. The intersection of clinical and humanistic inquiry is ultimately being mapped. This quantity comprises greater than 650 A-Z entries on subject matters and subject matters in technological know-how and literature, major writers, key scientists, seminal works, and critical theories and methodologies.This reference defines the speedily rising interdisciplinary box of literature and technology. An introductory essay strains the historical past of the sphere, its turning out to be attractiveness, and the present nation of analysis. extensive in scope, the quantity covers global literature from its beginnings to the current day and illuminates the position of technology in literature and literary reviews. a variety of specialists contributed entries to this quantity, each one of which concludes with a quick bibliography. the whole quantity closes with a listing of works for additional analyzing.

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Download Thomas Kuhn by Thomas Nickles PDF

By Thomas Nickles

Thomas Kuhn (1922-1996), the writer of The constitution of clinical Revolutions, is among the best-known and so much influential historian and thinker of technological know-how of the final 25 years, and has develop into whatever of a cultural icon. His ideas of paradigm, paradigm switch and incommensurability have replaced our considering technology. This quantity deals an creation to Kuhn's lifestyles and paintings and considers the consequences of his paintings for philosophy, cognitive psychology, social reviews of technology and feminism. greater than a retrospective on Kuhn, the publication explores destiny advancements of cognitive and data prone alongside Kuhnian strains. outdoor of philosophy the quantity is of curiosity to execs and scholars in cognitive technological know-how, heritage of technology, technology reports and cultural stories. Thomas Nickles is Professor of Philosophy and Chair on the college of Nevada, Reno. he's editor of clinical Discovery, common sense, and Rationality and medical Discovery: Case reviews (both Reidel, 1980). Nickles is co-editor of PSA 1982 (The Philosophy of technological know-how organization Proceedings).

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