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Dispelling chemical industry myths

By Trevor A. Kletz
  • ISBN Code: : 135145479X
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 200
  • Category : Science
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This book covers myths about technology, management, toxicology, and the environment. It helps all who work in the chemical industry and all chemical engineers, including teachers and students to avoid accidents and wrong decisions and use resources more effectively.

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  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Book Code : 1442636904
  • Total of Pages : 664
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 609
  • Pdf File: readings-for-a-history-of-anthropological-theory-fifth-edition.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The fifth edition of this bestselling reader builds a strong foundation in both classical and contemporary theory, with a sharpened focus on gender and anthropology, and the anthropology of new media and technology. Short introductions and key terms accompany every reading, and light annotations have been added to aid students in reading original articles. Used on its own or together with A History of Anthropological Theory, Fifth Edition, this anthology offers a flexible and unrivalled introduction to anthropological theory that reflects not only the history but also the changing nature of the discipline today.

STEM-Professional Women's Exclusion in the Canadian Space Industry

By Stefanie Ruel
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  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Book Code : 1787695719
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 360
  • Pdf File: stem-professional-women-s-exclusion-in-the-canadian-space-industry.pdf

Book Short Summary:

STEM-Professional Women’s Exclusion in the Canadian Space Industry: Anchor Points and Intersectionality at the Margins of Space showcases the ‘how’ of exclusion of STEM-professional women from management and executive positions.

Perpetrating Selves

By Clare Bielby,Jeffrey Stevenson Murer
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 3319967851
  • Total of Pages : 305
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 432
  • Pdf File: perpetrating-selves.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This volume explores violent perpetration in diverse forms from an interdisciplinary and transnational perspective. From National Socialist perpetration in the museum, through post-terrorist life writing to embodied performances of perpetration in cosplay, the collection draws upon a series of historical and geographical case studies, seen through the lens of a variety of texts, with a particular focus on the locus of the museum as a technology of sense making. In addition to its authored chapters, the volume includes three contributed interviews which offer a practice-led perspective on the topic. Through its wide-ranging approach to violence, the volume draws attention to the contested and gendered nature of what is constructed as ‘perpetration’. With a focus on perpetrator subjectivity or the ‘perpetrator self’, it proposes that we approach perpetration as a form of ‘doing’; and a ‘doing’ that is bound up with the ‘doing’ of one’s gendered identity more broadly. The work will be of great interest to students and scholars working on violence and perpetration in the fields of History, Literary Studies, Area Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Museum Studies, Cultural Studies, International Relations and Political Science.

The Social Life of Information

By John Seely Brown,Paul Duguid
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  • Publisher : Harvard Business Review Press
  • Book Code : 1633692426
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 274
  • Pdf File: the-social-life-of-information.pdf

Book Short Summary:

“Should be read by anyone interested in understanding the future,” The Times Literary Supplement raved about the original edition of The Social Life of Information. We’re now living in that future, and one of the seminal books of the Internet Age is more relevant than ever. The future was a place where technology was supposed to empower individuals and obliterate social organizations. Pundits predicted that information technology would spell the end of almost everything—from mass media to bureaucracies, universities, politics, and governments. Clearly, we are not living in that future. The Social Life of Information explains why. John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid show us how to look beyond mere information to the social context that creates and gives meaning to it. Arguing elegantly for the important role that human sociability plays, even—perhaps especially—in the digital world, The Social Life of Information gives us an optimistic look beyond the simplicities of information and individuals. It shows how a better understanding of the contribution that communities, organizations, and institutions make to learning, working, and innovating can lead to the richest possible use of technology in our work and everyday lives. With a new introduction by David Weinberger and reflections by the authors on developments since the book’s first publication, this new edition is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the human place in a digital world.

World-Famous Mythologies

By Nemi Sharan Mittal
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  • Publisher : Pustak Mahal
  • Book Code : 9788122305487
  • Total of Pages : 128
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 156
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Book Short Summary:

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