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Cultural Studies (108,055 Books)


Cultural studies is an academic field which combines political economy, communication, sociology, social theory, literary theory, media theory, film/video studies, cultural anthropology, philosophy, museum studies and art history/criticism to study cultural phenomena in various societies.

 
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Searching for Answers Criminal Justice Research, Development and E...

By: Jeremy Travis

Legal Reference Publication

Excerpt: Letter of Transmittal To the President, the Attorney General, and the Congress. I have the honor to transmit herewith Searching for Answers, the National Institute of Justice?s annual report on research, development, and evaluation for fiscal year 1995, pursuant to the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act (as amended) and the 1988 Anti-Drug Abuse Act.

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European Occupational Health Series : 1994-97; Prevention in Prima...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

In 1976 the Twenty-ninth World Health Assembly adopted resolution WHA29.20 in wl-~ich it approved the Sixth General Programme of Work for the World Health Organization during the years 1978-1983. Under that programme health education and information of the public were to be promoted. In the light of the above, the Regional Office for Europe of the World Health Organization, in collaboration with the Government of the German Democratic Republic, convened a Working Group o...

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World Health Organization : Year 1991, World Health Organization, ...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

Patlent Now Analysis (PFA) is a system that documents personnel utilization and patient flow in health service clLnics. It is used to identify problems in patient flow. determine personnel and space needs, and document personnel costs per patient visit. Health service organizattons using PFA can measure the performance of individual clinics, design new clinics, initrate improvements in the clinic pattern. and review personnel needs to increase overall clMc efficiency. Sp...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 1991 ; Issue 92902114...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

PART l HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF WHO AND EMRO

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Investigation of the Challenger Accident (Volume 2): by National A...

Introduction: Mr. Chairman and Members o f the Committee. I am Doug Sargent, President of Lockheed Space Operations Company and Shuttle Processing Contract Program Manager. I welcome this opportunity to appear before you to discuss Lockheed's role in the Space Shuttle launch and landing processing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center (KSC). I will describe our responsibilities as the Shuttle Processing Contractor (SPC) and our relationships with NASA and their development cont...

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Investigation of the Challenger Accident (Volume 2): by National A...

Introduction: Mr. Chairman and Members o f the Committee. I am Doug Sargent, President of Lockheed Space Operations Company and Shuttle Processing Contract Program Manager. I welcome this opportunity to appear before you to discuss Lockheed's role in the Space Shuttle launch and landing processing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center (KSC). I will describe our responsibilities as the Shuttle Processing Contractor (SPC) and our relationships with NASA and their development cont...

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Doing Physics with Quaternions

By: Douglas B. Sweetser

Physics Literature

Introduction: Part I 8. Non-Process and Process Physics ...

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Process Physics: From Information Theory to Quantum Space and Matter

By: Reginald T. Cahill

Physics Literature

Abstract: This is a review of the new information-theoretic Process Physics. The fundamental assumption is that reality is to be modeled as self-organizing semantic or relational information using a self-referentially limited neural network model, where the information theoretic limitations are implemented via self-referential noise. This modeling was motivated by the discovery that such stochastic neural networks are foundational to known quantum field theories. In Proc...

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Staffing the Hybrid Library : Innovative Strategies in the Field o...

By: Barbara Lison

Professional Publication

Introduction: ATTITUDE, APPROACH AND ATTRACTION. This report examines strategies for recruiting the kind of staff libraries need for developing and for developing an innovative and open-minded attitude in existing staff. Attitude, approach and attraction are keywords that characterize this scene and will have a determining influence on the future of the profession.

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Professional Military Education for Air Force Officers : Comments ...

By: Richard L. Davis; Frank P. Donnini

Caustic as well as complimentary valuations are presented here in the belief that they are ultimately beneficial to PME. If the aim of Air Force professional education is to produce capable officers, then it should be flexible enough to accommodate changes which pursue that goal. Readers of this book will discover that PME continues to serve the best interests of the Air Force because of-rather than in spite of-the steady gaze of critical eyes.

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World Health Organization : Year 1998 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

IMPROVING MOTHERICHILD INTERACTION TO PROMOTE BETTER PSYCHOSOCIAL DEVELOPMENT IN CHILDREN Introduction This document is a practical manual for the facilitators in the WHO 1 ICDP programme for promoting the optimum psychosocial development of children by improving the interaction between children and their caregivers. The facilitators would normally be trained para-professionals who undertake the training of the caregivers. The need for promoting better interaction betwee...

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Bridging Gaps in Police Crime Data

Excerpt: I began work on this project because, although I had been using the UCR for many years, I had never understood all of its intricacies & and felt somewhat embarrassed to ask simple questions about why certain procedures were used, because obviously everyone else knew. It turned out, however, that most people seemed to be as much in the dark as I was, perhaps about different aspects of the UCR, and during this project we began to share our knowledge, each of us ha...

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The North Korean Economy: Background and Policy Analysis

By: Emma Chanlett Avery

Summary: This report provides an overview of the economy of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) or North Korea, its external economic relations, attempts at reform, and U.S. policy options. Along with the United States, North Korea’s major trading partners -- China, Japan, South Korea, and Russia -- form the socalled Six Parties, which are currently engaged in talks to resolve issues raised by the DPRK’s development of a nuclear weapons program.

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The Air Force Role in Low-Intensity Conflict

By: David J. Dean
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Guidelines for Conducting a Mercury Balance

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Prior to conducting a mercury balance, the facility needs to understand what is required to make the undertaking successful. While there can be a variety of approaches to the balance, we believe there are three key ingredients that lead to any successful approach. These are commitment, time, and resources.

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Computational Techniques for Tidal Datums Handbook

By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Excerpt: Intended Audience. This handbook is intended to provide education and training for both internal and external audiences to NOAA. It presents the National Ocean Service (NOS) methodology for computation of tidal datum and explains how to use the Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) water level data and bench mark information available on internet for tidal datum computations. Fundamental background for tide measurement and processin...

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