Understanding and managing risk and uncertainty is a central task in contemporary societies characterised by rapid social, technological and environmental change.
This book presents research approaches used by scholars who all share a passion to gain new insights in how individuals, organisations and societies approach uncertain futures and their potential dangers.
The contributions illustrate the usefulness of particular methods and methodologies for researching risk in order to advance the understanding and management of social, technological and environmental challenges.
With research strategies and approaches from sociology, psychology, history, linguistics, anthropology, and gender studies, Researching Risk and Uncertainty provides guidance and inspiration to students and scholars across a range of disciplines interested in risk, disaster and social crisis.
Technology: A World History (New Oxford World History) Today technology has created a world of dazzling progress, growing disparities of wealth and poverty, and looming threats to the environment. Technology: A World History offers an illuminating backdrop to our present moment--a brilliant history of invention around the globe. Historian Daniel R. Headrick ranges from the Stone Age and the beginnings...
Cardiac Gene Expression: Methods and Protocols (Methods in Molecular Biology)
This book presents both cutting-edge and established methods for studying cardiac gene expression. The protocols provide a template for solid research, and cover the process through screening, analysis, characterization, and functional confirmation of novel genes or known genes with a new function. The concluding section of the book...
Spring in Action
Spring in Action, Fourth Edition is a hands-on guide to the Spring Framework, updated for version 4. It covers the latest features, tools, and practices including Spring MVC, REST, Security, Web Flow, and more. You'll move between short snippets and an ongoing example as you learn to build...
Starting Strength (2nd edition)
Many things have happened since I started the writing of Starting Strength: A Simple
and Practical Guide for Coaching Beginners in 2004. As a result of its publication I have had
the opportunity to meet and learn from many new people. It is my sincerest hope that the
additions to this book that are the direct result of their input...