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
Book › Hardcover
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 Grave New World: The End of Globalization, the Return of Historyby 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 leaders able—or...
Book cover from Archaeological Remote Sensing in North America: Innovative Techniques for Anthropological Applicationsby Stephen King
Book › Hardcover
The latest on the rapidly growing use of innovative archaeological remote sensing for anthropological applications in North America. Updating the highly praised 2006 publication Remote Sensing in Archaeology, edited by Jay K. Johnson, Archaeological Remote Sensing in North America: Innovative Techniques for Anthropological Applications is a must-have volume for today’s archaeologist. Targeted to practitioners of archaeological remote sensing as well as students, this suite of current and...
Book cover from Low Back Pain: New Researchby Stephen King
Book › Hardcover
Low back pain is a common musculoskeletal disorder which affects the lumbar segment of the spine. It can be either acute, subacute or chronic in its clinical presentation. This text presents leading-edge research on this topic.
Book cover from When the Money Runs Out: The End of Western Affluenceby Stephen D. King
Book › Paperback
An esteemed economist warns that Western societies’ economic expectations for the future are about to collide with reality The Western world has experienced extraordinary economic progress throughout the last six decades, a prosperous period so extended that continuous economic growth has come to seem normal. But such an era of continuously rising living standards is a historical anomaly, economist Stephen D. King warns, and the current stagnation of Western economies threatens to reach...
Book cover from Human Performance Improvement: Building practitioner competence (Improving Human Performance)by William J. Rothwell
Book › Hardcover
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. This book provides the tools and...
Book cover from Public Modalities (Albma Rhetoric Cult & Soc Crit)by William J. Rothwell
Book › Paperback
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...
Book cover from Whats Happening to Public Higher Education? (ACE/Praeger Series on Higher Education)by William J. Rothwell
Book › Hardcover
At the start of the 21st century, public higher education appears to be in a state of crisis. The overall share of state funding going to education has declined during the past 20 years, and with it the share of state ecucation funding going to higher education. Ehrenberg's research indicates that, as a result of these changes, faculty salaries at public doctoral institutions have declined over the past five years relative to faculty salaries at private doctoral institutions. This undoubtedly...
Book cover from Rod Serlings The Twilight Zone Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 1 (April, 1981)by Stephen King
Book › Single Issue Magazine
FIRST ISSUE. This magazine has an excellent reputation for quality original fiction; copies are becoming quite scarce. CONTENTS: A Personal Message: An Invitation to Re-enter the Twilight Zone (essay) by Carol Serling; Rod Serling: First Citizen of the Twilight Zone (essay) by Marc Scott Zicree and Carol Serling; Other Dimensions: Screen (essay) by Gahan Wilson; Other Dimensions: Book Reviews by Theodore Sturgeon; TZ Interview: Stephen King: "I Like to Go for the Jugular" by Charles L. Grant;...