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Pathways From The Periphery

Author : Stephan Haggard
ISBN : 0801497507
Genre : Political Science
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Pathways from the Periphery is an innovative interpretation of the development of the newly industrializing countries (NICs) which now dominate Third World industry and manufacturing trade. While such countries as Brazil and Mexico have achieved industrialization through strategies intended to foster self-reliance, the East Asian NICs--South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore--have grown rapidly through an aggressive policy promoting the export of manufactured goods. Stephan Haggard provides the first comprehensive comparison of the politics of industrialization in these East Asian and Latin American countries and offers new evidence on current issues in comparative political economy, including the implications of different growth paths for dependency, equity, and democracy. Recognizing the influence on development strategies of external shocks--such as depression, war, and reduced access to foreign capital--Haggard emphasizes the importance of domestic political institutions for economic decision-making. The East Asian NICs are characterized by close but regulated business-government alliances, weak labor movements, and politically insulated and administratively capable states: factors, Haggard shows, that have facilitated flexible and coherent industrial policies. He argues that "domestic" policy choices can shape the external constraints states face. The author considers in detail why Latin America's long-standing efforts to achieve self-reliance have ironically resulted in a dependence on international capital greater than that of the East Asian countries. Addressing a long-standing debate on the relationship between industrialization strategy and regime type, Haggard carefully assesses the connection between growth and democratic politics. Despite their authoritarian growth models the Asian NICs have, he observes, achieved greater equity than their Latin American counterparts. Although the "success" of export-led growth has in the past been associated with authoritarian rule, Haggard argues that no compelling theoretical reasons preclude democratic governments from achieving strong economic performance. Breaking new ground in theoretical inquiry and empirical research, Pathways from the Periphery will be welcomed by political economists, scholars and students of comparative politics, historians of Asian and Latin American public policy, and others concerned with the challenge of economic development.

Pathways From The Periphery

Author : Stephan Mark Haggard
ISBN : UCSD:31822018792739
Genre : Developing countries
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The Human Brain E Book

Author : John Nolte
ISBN : 9780323064750
Genre : Medical
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Already known as the reference of choice for expert coverage on the structure and function of the human brain and the nervous system, Nolte’s The Human Brain continues to impress with essential updates throughout this new edition. It includes a new chapter on formation, modification, and repair of connections, with coverage of learning and memory, as well as the coming revolution of ways to fix damaged nervous systems, trophic factors, stem cells, and more. 550 full-color illustrations—more than 650 in all—support the text and depict every nuance of brain function. But, best of all, your purchase now includes access to Student Consult, including all of the book’s illustrations, video clips, and additional software, plus many other exclusive features at Features a single-authored approach for a more consistent, readable text. Discusses all key topics in functional neuroanatomy and neuroscience, giving you well-rounded coverage of this complex subject. Includes clinical examples throughout for a real-life perspective. Uses summary statement headings that speed you to the information you need. Presents chapter outlines that encourage you to stay organized and focused. Incorporates 3-dimensional brain images and more than 650 illustrations that add increased visual clarity and a greater understanding of every concept. Includes a glossary of key terms that elucidates every part of the text. Features updates throughout, as well as many new illustrations using the most current neuroimaging techniques, reflecting recent developments and changes in understanding to acquaint you with the very latest knowledge in the field. Discusses the hot topic of neural plasticity in a new chapter on formation, modification, and repair of connections, with coverage of learning and memory, as well as the coming revolution in ways to fix damaged nervous systems, trophic factors, stem cells, and more. Uses chapter outlines, offering you a focused approach to study. Offers unlimited access to the Student Consult, withvideo clips and additional software at, so you can consult it anywhere you go...perform quick searches...add your own notes and bookmarks...follow Integration Links to related bonus content from other Student Consult titles...and reference all of the other Student Consult titles you own online, too—all in one place!

Journal Of Orificial Surgery

Author : Edwin Hartley Pratt
ISBN : UOM:39015027190936
Genre : Surgery, Orificial
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Ocular Periphery And Disorders

Author : Darlene A. Dartt
ISBN : 9780123820426
Genre : Medical
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This selection of articles from the Encyclopedia of the Eye is the first single-volume overview presenting articles on the function, biology, physiology, and pathology of the structures of the ocular periphery, as well as the related disorders and their treatment. The peripheral structures are implicated in a number of important diseases, including optic neuritis, thyroid eye disease, and strabismus. The volume offers a basic science background of these topics rather than a strictly clinical focus. The first single volume to integrate comparative studies into a comprehensive resource on the neuroscience of the ocular periphery Chapters are carefully selected from the Encyclopedia of the Eye by the world's leading vision researchers The best researchers in the field provide their conclusions in the context of the latest experimental results

Guyton And Hall Textbook Of Medical Physiology E Book

Author : John E. Hall
ISBN : 9781437726749
Genre : Medical
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The 12th edition of Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology continues this bestselling title's long tradition as one of the world's favorite physiology textbooks. The immense success of this book is due to its description of complex physiologic principles in language that is easy to read and understand. Now with an improved color art program, thorough updates reflecting today's medicine and science, this textbook is an excellent source for mastering essential human physiology knowledge. Learn and remember vital concepts easily thanks to short, easy-to-read, masterfully edited chapters and a user-friendly full-color design. See core concepts applied to real-life situations with clinical vignettes throughout the text. Discover the newest in physiology with updates that reflect the latest advances in molecular biology, cardiovascular, neurophysiology and gastrointestinal topics. Visualize physiologic principles clearly with over 1000 bold, full-color drawings and diagrams. Distinguish core concepts from more in-depth material with a layout that uses gray shading to clearly differentiate between "need-to-know" and "nice-to-know" information.

Essentials Of The Human Brain E Book

Author : John Nolte
ISBN : 9780323087735
Genre : Medical
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Master neurology with the help of Jack Nolte, PhD, recognized for his skill in communicating complicated neuroscience concepts. This book’s clear narrative style and review questions allow you to test and verify your knowledge. The short length, full-color illustrations, and brain images make learning quick and easy. Multiple-choice and comprehensive review questions, as well as blank diagrams you can use for labeling practice, help you study and reinforce what you have learned. This easy-to-read text, coupled with Student Consult online access, gives you an excellent overview of neuroscience and neuroanatomy for effective understanding of key information in studying and reviewing for exams. Provides the appropriate level of information to take the anxiety out of a complex subject. Offers an added level of understanding though explanatory color illustrations and brain images that visually depict structure-function relationships and key neuroscience concepts. Includes multiple-choice and comprehensive review questions with explanations that cover the core topics in the book so you can test and develop your knowledge. Features review tools, via Student Access.

Spinal Cord Stimulation

Author : S. Horsch
ISBN : 9783642484414
Genre : Medical
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A pioneering group of authors describes in this book, for the first time, the state of the art of spinal cord stimulation for chronic critical limb ischemia. This method, a progeny of pacemaking in cardiac rhythm disorders, is a promising, innovative procedure; it presents a modern challenge in treatment of endstage peripheral vascular disease or neuropathic pains. Spinal cord stimulation may have a tremendous future if it further develops to become a standard treatment in special indications.

Case Studies In Pain Management

Author : Rinoo V. Shah
ISBN : 9781107682894
Genre : Medical
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Edited by internationally recognized pain experts, this book offers 73 clinically relevant cases, accompanied by discussion in a question-and-answer format.

Centre And Periphery Roots And Exile

Author : Friedemann Sallis
ISBN : 9781554582969
Genre : Music
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This book examines the impact place and displacement can have on the composition and interpretation of Western art music, using as its primary objects of study the work of István Anhalt (1919–2012), György Kurtág (1926–), and Sándor Veress (1907–92). Although all three composers are of Hungarian origin, their careers followed radically different paths. Whereas, Kurtág remained in Budapest for most of his career, Anhalt and Veress left: the former in 1946 and immigrated to Canada and the latter in 1948 and settled in Switzerland. All three composers have had an extraordinary impact in the cultural environments within which their work took place. In the first section, “Place and Displacement,” contributors examine what happens when composers and their music migrate in the culturally complex world of the late twentieth century. The past one hundred years produced record numbers of refugees, and this fact is now beginning to resonate in the study of music. As Anhalt himself forcefully asserts, however, not all composers who emigrate should be understood as exiles. The first chapters of this book explore some of the problems and questions surrounding this issue. Essays in the second section, “Perspectives on Reception, Analysis, and Interpretation,” look at how performing acts of interpretation on music implies bringing the time, place, and identity of the musician, the analyst, and the teacher to bear on the object of study. Like Kodály, Kurtág considers his work to be “naturally” embedded in Hungarian culture, but he is also a quintessentially European artist. Much of his production—he is one of the twentieth century’s most prolific composers of vocal music—involves the setting of Hungarian texts, but in the late 1970s his cultural horizons expanded to include texts in Russian, German, French, English, and ancient Greek. The book explores how musicologists’ divergent cultural perspectives impinge on the interpretation of this work. The final section, “The Presence of the Past and Memory in Contemporary Music,” examines the impact time and memory can have on notions of place and identity in music. All living art taps into the personal and collective past in one way or another. The final four chapters look at various aspects of this relationship.

Critical Development Theory

Author : Ronaldo Munck
ISBN : 1856496384
Genre : Business & Economics
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In recent years there has been considerable rethinking of the whole concept of development, including a growing awareness of its gender, cultural and environmental dimensions, and the impact of globalization. The contributors to this volume seek to extend these debates to a more fundamental level, tackling major issues and transcending those critiques of development which simply engage in a blanket dismissal of the whole enterprise. Instead they offer innovative ways of re-engaging with a reality that, despite globalization, is very much still a dimension of our era.

Cortical Sensory Organization

Author : Clinton N. Woolsey
ISBN : 9781461258117
Genre : Medical
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In April 1979 a symposium on "Multiple Somatic Sensory Motor, Visual and Auditory Areas and Their Connectivities" was held at the FASEB meeting in Dallas, Texas. The papers presented at that symposium are the basis of most of the substantially augmented, updated chapters in the three volumes of Cortical Sensory Organi zation. Only the material in chapter 8 of volume 3 was not pre sented in one form or another at that meeting. The aim of the symposium was to review the present status of the field of cortical representation in the somatosensory, visual and auditory systems. Since the early 1940s, the number of recognized cortical areas related to each of these systems has been increasing until at present the number of visually related areas exceeds a dozen. Although the number is less for the somatic and auditory systems, these also are more numerous than they were earlier and are likely to increase still further since we may expect each system to have essentially the same number of areas related to it.

The Sensory Circumventricular Organs Of The Mammalian Brain

Author : Michael J. McKinley
ISBN : 354000419X
Genre : Medical
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This is the only book entirely devoted to the sensory circumventricular organs. It reviews research into their detailed anatomy, neurochemistry, neural connections, and functions, and provides the reader with many illustrations previously unpublished.

Pathways To The Profession Of Educational Development

Author : Jeanette McDonald
ISBN : 9780470880104
Genre : Education
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The Science And Clinical Application Of Manual Therapy E Book

Author : Hollis H. King
ISBN : 9780702049958
Genre : Medical
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The Science and Clinical Application of Manual Therapy is a multi-disciplinary, international reference book based on work by the top basic science researchers and clinical researchers in the area of Manual Therapy and Manual Medicine (MT/MM). The first book to bring together research on the benefits of MT/MM beyond the known effects on musculoskeletal disorders, it presents evidence of the benefit of MT/MM in treating systemic disorders such as asthma, heart rate dysfunction and GI disturbance. Authored by the leading multidisciplinary basic science and clinical researchers from throughout the world Describes research confirming benefit of MT for musculoskeletal disorders (which helps provide a rational for greater utilization of manual therapy and reimbursement for this healthcare service) Presents the latest findings on the beneficial effect of MT on systemic disorders including asthma, pneumonia, otitis media, heart rate dysfunction and GI disturbance Critically assesses longstanding theoretical models of MT/MM mechanisms with respect to the current understanding of physiological and neurophysiological function Explores the influences of psychological and cortical processes on the effects of MT/MM, including the effect of placebo Uniquely presents research findings from all the manual therapy professions and scientists making the case for the benefits of MT The symposium from which the book was derived was supported by the NIH National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine

Clinical Neurophysiology

Author : Jasper R. Daube
ISBN : 0199725144
Genre : Medical
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Clinical Neurophysiology, Third Edition will continue the tradition of the previous two volumes by providing a didactic, yet accessible, presentation of electrophysiology in three sections that is of use to both the clinician and the researcher. The first section describes the analysis of electrophysiological waveforms. Section two describes the various methods and techniques of electrophysiological testing. The third section, although short in appearance, has recommendations of symptom complexes and disease entities using electroencephalography, evoked potentials, and nerve conduction studies.


Author : Thomas Hadjistavropoulos
ISBN : 9781135631987
Genre : Health & Fitness
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This invaluable resource presents a state-of-the-art account of the psychology of pain from leading researchers. It features contributions from clinical, social, and biopsychological perspectives, the latest theories of pain, as well as basic processes and applied issues. The book opens with an introduction to the history of pain theory and the epidemiology of pain. It then explores theoretical work, including the gate control theory/neuromatrix model, as well as biopsychosocial, cognitive/behavioral, and psychodynamic perspectives. Issues, such as the link between psychophysiological processes and consciousness and the communication of pain are examined. Pain over the life span, ethno-cultural, and individual differences are the focus of the next three chapters. Pain: Psychological Perspectives addresses current clinical issues: * pain assessment and acute and chronic pain interventions; * the unavailability of psychological interventions for chronic pain in a number of settings, the use of self-report, and issues related to the implementation of certain biomedical interventions; and * the latest ethical standards and the theories. Intended for practitioners, researchers, and students involved with the study of pain in fields such as clinical and health psychology, this book will also appeal to physicians, nurses, and physiotherapists. Pain is ideal for advanced courses on the psychology of pain, pain management, and related courses that address this topic.

Freud S Neurological Education And Its Influence On Psychoanalytic Theory

Author : Peter Amacher
ISBN : UOM:39015008219118
Genre : Psychology
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Author : Charles Woody
ISBN : 9781475707014
Genre : Medical
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I would like to thank all those who contributed to the success of this symposium and its proceedings by providing the material herein. The purpose of the symposium was to examine current know ledge of the brain's function in supporting conditioned behavior. The research of those assembled has led to much of this knowledge. It is a pleasure to acknowledge the organizational help of Drs. D. Alkon, D. Cohen, J. Disterhoft, T. Thach, R. Thompson, and L. Voronin, and also the UCLA Brain Research Institute, the UCLA Mental Re tardation Research Center, and Dolores Squires, who assisted faith fully in the administrative organization of the symposium. Special thanks are also due the publisher and publishing editor, James Busis, for lending us their expertise in the preparation of camera-ready material and its rapid publication. C. D. Woody CONTENTS THE ROLE OF THE HIPPOCAMPUS IN THE ACQUISITION OF LEARNED BEHAVIOR Role of the Hippocampus in Reversal Learning of the Rabbit Nictitating Membrane Response 1 Theodore W. Berger and William B. Orr Long Term Modulation of Intrinsic Membrane Prop- ties of Hippocampal Neurons". . . • . . . . . . . . . . . 13 L. S. Benardo and D. A. Prince Visual and Auditory Cues Support Place Field Ac- vity of Hippocampal Units in the Rat . . . . . . . 37 Phillip J. Best and Alvin J. Hill Hippocampal Plasticity and Excitatory Neurotrans mitters . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Carl W. Cotman, Graham E. Fagg, and Thomas H.

Clinical Pathways In Vitreoretinal Disease

Author : Scott M. Steidl
ISBN : 9781604064582
Genre : Medical
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Vitreoretinal disease is the leading cause of severe vision loss in most developed countries. This all-encompassing new book is designed to enhance diagnosis and treatment of retinal pathology as you proceed from initial finding to differential diagnosis and treatment. Using evidence-based medicine to develop management strategies and featuring pathway diagrams and decision-making trees, the book links specific symptoms to the appropriate diagnosis and most effective treatment. A top team of retinal specialists have come together to create this pace-setting reference, covering everything from retinal detachment and hemorrhage, to pigmented lesions and noninfectious inflammation. Chapters are uniquely arranged by presenting symptom instead of diagnosis, allowing you to find material quickly and easily. Key features of this valuable book:Broad coverage of all important topics, including both pediatric and adult retinal diseasesClinical decision-making trees and pathway diagrams offering a yes-or-no approach to diagnosis and treatmentBeneficial question and answer format provides clarity and explanations for specific problemsHelpful table of contents organized by presenting symptomCLINICAL PATHWAY IN VITREORETINAL DISEASE is essential for all retina specialists, general ophthalmologists, and residents who treat severe vision loss. It offers the valuable information needed to reach an accurate diagnosis and provide optimal patient care. The book also serves as an excellent text for retina and general ophthalmology courses.

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