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  • In this book we trace the development of Media and Cultural Theory from the Enlightenment through to the present day. Along the way we gesture towards a range of contemporary media texts including film, television, journalism, pop music, the Internet. And, indeed, what first attracted us to BookBoon was the opportunity to create a text that we could update and keep fresh; the media industry moves quickly and it is important to be able to revise interpretations in light of this. With this in mind we decided to make the scope of material covered fairly broad, ranging from Edmund Burke’s...

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  • The Political Economy of the World Trading System is a comprehensive textbook account of the economics, institutional mechanics and politics of the world trading system. This third edition has been expanded and updated to cover developments in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) since its formation, including the Doha Round, presenting the essentials of trade negotiations and the WTO's rules and disciplines.

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  • Each function in MATLAB contains a set of variables specific to that function. Even in the same .m file, you don’t have (direct) access to variables created in other functions within the file. Global variables give you the ability to create/change a variable in one function and have that updated variable accessible elsewhere. This post will discuss two methods for handling (no pun intended) global variables, one of which is perfectly integrated into Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs).

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  • To mitigate concerns with survival bias, Lipper proactively consults ocial fund lists as well as contacting new and existing fund companies to obtain data on new funds. Otto Kober, Global Head of Methodology, explained that Lipper \... consults ocial registration lists to have our database updated. We proactively approach the fund management companies for the data. There are a few instances where we do not get the data{especially for private funds or funds that are restricted exclusively to certain investors." Moreover, \We usually consult the ocial authorization lists.

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  • In addition to describing the design of the Gamma software, a thorough performance evaluation of the iPSC/2 hypercube version of Gamma is also presented. In addition to measuring the effect of relation size and indices on the response time for selection, join, aggregation, and update queries, we also analyze the performance of Gamma relative to the number of processors employed when the sizes of the input relations are kept constant (speedup) and when the sizes of the input relations are increased proportionally to the number of processors (scaleup).

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  • This book is produced not as a comprehensive review of current understanding of the pathogenesis of glomerulonephritis but rather as a series of well selected individual update chapters that provide snapshots of the breadth and depth of renal science, as it exists today. Thus, chapters cover the dual roles of the innate immune system in mediating disease and initiating the immune response (Yahuan Lou), while others focus on both the humoral and cellular arms of the adaptive immune system (Tetsuhiro Tanaka et al.

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  • Read-Only Transactions By default, Oracle guarantees statement-level read consistency. The set of data returned by a single query is consistent with respect to a single point in time. However, in some situations, you might also require transaction-level read consistency. This is the ability to run multiple queries within a single transaction, all of which are read-consistent with respect to the same point in time, so that queries in this transaction do not see the effects of intervening committed transactions.

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  • We anticipate that this update will continue to raise awareness among clinicians and policymakers alike that low health literacy has a substantial impact on the use of health care services and health outcomes; it also hints at the role of health literacy in disparities in utilization or outcomes among groups defined by various sociodemographic characteristics. However, little remains known about the direct effect of lower health literacy on the costs of health care. Addressing the burden of low health literacy that we have identified warrants the attention of many stakeholders.

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  • The Cisco® Visual Networking Index (VNI) Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update is part of the comprehensive Cisco VNI Forecast, an ongoing initiative to track and forecast the impact of visual networking applications on global networks. This paper presents some of Cisco’s major global mobile data traffic projections and growth trends. Executive Summary The Mobile Network in 2011 and 2012 Global mobile data traffic grew 2.3-fold in 2011, more than doubling for the fourth year in a row. The 2011 mobile data traffic growth rate was higher than anticipated.

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  • Scientific research is becoming increasingly more globalized and more collaborative. At the same time, there is growing pressure within the United States to justify government funding for science and technology (S

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  • Developed countries in lower latitudes will be more vulnerable - for example, water availability and crop yields in southern Europe are expected to decline by 20% with a 2°C increase in global temperatures. Regions where water is already scarce will face serious difficulties and growing costs. The increased costs of damage from extreme weather (storms, hurricanes, typhoons, floods, droughts, and heat waves) counteract some early benefits of climate change and will increase rapidly at higher temperatures.

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  • Three interactive workshops were conducted on the first day: “Psychopharmacological update in child psychiatry” by Dr Avinash De Souza; “Treatment planning – don’t get caught in categorical diagnoses” by Dr Gordon Harper; and “Parenting techniques in the management of oppositional-conduct disorders” by Dr Anula Nikapota. A training course on “Psychoactive medication in children: paradigm shift” was also conducted by Dr Gordon Harper.

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  • The CAPRI version used for this study is standard comparative-static, i.e. adjustment costs are not considered and policy simulations reveal a situation where dairy farmers were given time to adjust their fixed factors to the new policy framework. By incorporating an econometric supply module for the most representative dairy farms in the EU, the update of the CAPRI model allows for a better representation of the dairy sector, as additional information on milk quota rents and price supply elasticities are now explicitly introduced for dairy products. ...

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  • This book represents recent research on tropical cyclones and their impact, and a wide range of topics are covered. An updated global climatology is presented, including the global occurrence of tropical cyclones and the terrestrial factors that may contribute to the variability and long-term trends in their occurrence. Research also examines long term trends in tropical cyclone occurrences and intensity as related to solar activity, while other research discusses the impact climate change may have on these storms....

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  • Management of medicines and medical products has improved significantly in recent years due to strong political will and leadership within the MoH and the National Medical Stores.

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  • The World Bank and the Center for International Comparisons at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. As the trend from 1990 to 2010 is estimated, the time reference of the data gathered starts from 1985, in order to cover fully the period around 1990. Deaths due to AIDS were obtained from UNAIDS (unpublished tables from the Global Report: UNAIDS Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic 2010.

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  • on the heels of the unprecedented food and fuel price increases in 2007-08, global economic activity is expected to contract for the first time since the WWii . in combination, these events are likely to have a serious impact on the well-being of children in lower-income households around the world. An important step towards identifying appropriate policy responses is the frequent assessment of how and to what extent a country is being adversely affected.

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  • Nearly everyone in the modern world is influenced to some degree by advertising and other forms of promotion. Organizations in both the private and public sectors have learned that the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently with their target audiences is critical to their success. Advertising and other types of promotional messages are used to sell products and services as well as to promote causes, market political candidates, and deal with societal problems such as alcohol and drug abuse.

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  • ASM International is pleased to publish ASM Handbook, Volume 13A, Corrosion: Fundamentals, Testing, and Protection, the first book in a two-volume revision of the landmark 1987 Metals Handbook, 9th Edition volume on corrosion. ASM Handbook, Volume 13A has been completely revised and updated to address the needs of ASM International members and the global technical community for current and comprehensive information on corrosion principles, evaluation techniques, and protection methods.

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  • In this all-new third edition, you’ll be introduced to the fundamentals of C# and find updated coverage of application deployment and globalization. You’ll gain a working knowledge of the language and be able to apply it in the .NET environment, build Windows forms, access databases with ADO.NET, write components for ASP.NET, take advantage of .NET support for working with COM and COM+, and much more.

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