Recommended books by Stephen D. King

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Product picture for Murray & Nadels Textbook of Respiratory Medicine, 2-Volume Set, 6e (Murray and Nadels Textbook of Respiratory Medicine) by V.Courtney Broaddus MD
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Ideal for fellows and practicing pulmonologists who need an authoritative, comprehensive reference on all aspects of pulmonary medicine, Murray and Nadel’s Textbook of Respiratory Medicine offers the most definitive content on basic science, diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of the full spectrum of respiratory diseases. Included with your print purchase is the Expert Consult eBook version, which offers content updates, videos, review questions, and Thoracic Imaging Cases (TICs), all of...
Book cover from Neuroethics: An Introduction with Readings (Basic Bioethics) by V.Courtney Broaddus MD
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Explores the ethical, legal, and societal issues arising from brain imaging, psychopharmacology, and other new developments in neuroscience.Neuroscience increasingly allows us to explain, predict, and even control aspects of human behavior. The ethical issues that arise from these developments extend beyond the boundaries of conventional bioethics into philosophy of mind, psychology, theology, public policy, and the law. This broader set of concerns is the subject matter of neuroethics. In this...
Book cover from The Cognitive Neurosciences (The MIT Press) by Stephen King
Book › Hardcover
The fifth edition of a work that defines the field of cognitive neuroscience, with entirely new material that reflects recent advances in the field.Each edition of this classic reference has proved to be a benchmark in the developing field of cognitive neuroscience. The fifth edition of The Cognitive Neurosciences continues to chart new directions in the study of the biological underpinnings of complex cognitio―the relationship between the structural and physiological mechanisms of the...
Book cover from Grave New World: The End of Globalization, the Return of History by Stephen D. King
Book › Hardcover
A controversial look at the end of globalization and what it means for prosperity, peace, and the global economic order

Globalization, long considered the best route to economic prosperity, is not inevitable. An approach built on the principles of free trade and, since the 1980s, open capital markets, is beginning to fracture. With disappointing growth rates across the Western world, nations are no longer willing to sacrifice national interests for global growth; nor are their...
Book cover from Human Performance Improvement: Building practitioner competence (Improving Human Performance) by William J. Rothwell
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Today's dynamic organizations must achieve positive results in record time - a challenge that requires managers to avoid problems before they arise and to solve these issues quickly. Human Performance Improvement (HPI) is a powerful tool that can be used to help build intellectual capital, establish and maintain a 'high-performance workplace, enhance profitability, and encourage productivity' - as well as increase return on equity and improved safety.



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Book cover from Lovecraft after Dark by James Ward Kirk
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"Lovecraft After Dark," a is new collection of horror from JWK Fiction, edited by James Ward Kirk and Roger Cowin. We offer short fiction and poetry blending sensuality with the Mythos. Passionate encounters, forbidden romances between humans and the gods and demons of Lovecraft's world. Ever wonder what obscene romance produced the human / elder god hybrid, Wilbur Whateley? How did the Black Goat of the Wood come to have a thousand young? These are just a few of the ideas explored in...
Book cover from When the Money Runs Out: The End of Western Affluence by Stephen D. King
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An eminent economist warns that Western nations’ economic expectations for the future are way out of sync with the realities of economic stagnation and stringent steps will be required to avoid massive political and economic upheaval.
 
“It is alarmingly difficult to disagree with Stephen King. All one can say, perhaps, is that one of the great errors of human nature—strongly displayed before the credit crunch—is the belief that a prevailing trend will continue...
Book cover from The Manual of Museum Exhibitions by Stephen D. King
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The Manual of Museum Exhibitions is a practical, hands-on, comprehensive guide to the entire process of planning, designing, producing, and evaluating exhibitions for museums of all kinds. Conceived, organized, and edited by Gail and Barry Lord, this invaluable book includes contributions by masters of each step in the complex art of museum exhibition-making. Subjects range from traditional displays of art, artifacts, and specimens from the permanent collection to the latest developments in...
Book cover from Public Modalities (Albma Rhetoric Cult & Soc Crit) by Stephen D. King
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This book explores the ways that scholars, journalists, politicians, and citizens conceive of “the public” or “public life,” and how those entities are defined and invented. For decades, scholars have used the metaphors of spheres, systems, webs, or networks to talk about, describe, and map various practices. This volume proposes a new metaphor—modalities—to suggest that publics are forever in flux, and much more fluid and dynamic than the static models of systems or spheres would...