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  • Human Fatigue

    Evolution, Health and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Francesco E. Marino

    Fatigue is a condition spanning the breadth of human functioning in health and disease and is a central concern in sport and exercise. Even so we are yet to fully understand its causes. One reason for this lack of understanding is that we seldom consider fatigue from an evolutionary perspective -…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Philosophy of Biology Before Biology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cécilia Bognon-Küss, Charles T. Wolfe

    The use of the term "biology" to refer to a unified science of life emerged around 1800 (most prominently by scientists such as Lamarck and Treviranus, although scholarship has indicated its usage at least 30-40 years earlier). The interplay between philosophy and natural science has also…

    Hardback – 2019-02-19
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Art, Cybernetics and Pedagogy in Post-War Britain

    Roy Ascott’s Groundcourse, 1st Edition

    By Kate Sloan

    This is the first full-length study about the British artist Roy Ascott, one of the first cybernetic artists, with a career spanning seven decades to date. The book focuses on his early career, exploring the evolution of his early interests in communication in the context of the rich overlaps…

    Hardback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Reinforcement Sensitivity Theory

    A Metatheory for Biosocial Criminology, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Walsh

    Some of the brightest minds in criminology who were nurtured on the strictly environmentalist paradigm of the 20th century have declared that biosocial criminology is the paradigm for the 21st century. This book attempts to unite this ever-growing field with the premier neurobiological theory of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

  • Empirical Likelihood Methods in Biomedicine and Health

    1st Edition

    By Albert Vexler, Jihnhee Yu

    Empirical Likelihood Methods in Biomedicine and Health provides a compendium of nonparametric likelihood statistical techniques in the perspective of health research applications. It includes detailed descriptions of the theoretical underpinnings of recently developed empirical likelihood-based…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Revisiting the Origin of Species

    The Other Darwins, 1st Edition

    By Thierry Hoquet

    Contemporary interest in Darwin rises from a general ideal of what Darwin’s books ought to contain: a theory of transformation of species by natural selection. However, a reader opening Darwin’s masterpiece, On the Origin of Species, today may be struck by the fact that this "selectionist" view…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Modelling Evolution

    A New Dynamic Account, 1st Edition

    By Eugene Earnshaw-Whyte

    Evolution by natural selection explains the tree of life and the complex adaptations found throughout nature. The power and versatility of evolutionary explanations have proved tempting to scientists outside of biology, but adapting evolutionary concepts to new domains has been challenging. Even…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • A Probabilistic Model of the Genotype/Phenotype Relationship

    Does Life Play the Dice?, 1st Edition

    By Jean-Pierre Hugot

    A Probabilistic Model of the Genotype/Phenotype Relationship provides a new hypothesis on the relationship between genotype and phenotype. The main idea of the book is that this relationship is probabilistic, in other words, the genotype does not fully explain the phenotype. This idea is developed…

    Hardback – 2018-07-24
    CRC Press

  • Johann Friedrich Blumenbach

    Race and Natural History, 1750–1850, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolaas Rupke, Gerhard Lauer

    The major significance of the German naturalist-physician Johann Friedrich Blumenbach (1752–1840) as a topic of historical study is the fact that he was one of the first anthropologists to investigate humankind as part of natural history. Moreover, Blumenbach was, and continues to be, a central…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • The Politics of Aquaculture

    Sustainability Interdependence, Territory and Regulation in Fish Farming, 1st Edition

    By Caitríona Carter

    Aquaculture is increasingly complementing global fisheries and is relevant to ocean and freshwater health, biodiversity and food security, as well as coastal management, tourism and natural heritage. This book makes the case for treating the governance of this industry as meriting…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Offshore Energy and Marine Spatial Planning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine L. Yates, Corey J. A. Bradshaw

    The generation of offshore energy is a rapidly growing sector, competing for space in an already busy seascape. This book brings together the ecological, economic, and social implications of the spatial conflict this growth entails. Covering all energy-generation types (wind, wave, tidal, oil, and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Ocean Energy

    Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glen Wright, Sandy Kerr, Kate Johnson

    Energy from wave and tidal power is a key component of current policies for renewable sources of energy. This book provides the first comprehensive exploration of legal, economic, and social issues related to the emerging ocean energy industry, in particular wave and tidal energy technologies. …

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

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