This accomplished encyclopedia, with over 250 entries in an A-Z layout, presents quick access to correct details for these looking access into any point in the extensive box of computing device studying. such a lot entries during this preeminent paintings contain worthwhile literature references.
Topics for the Encyclopedia of laptop Learning have been chosen by means of a wonderful foreign advisory board. those peer-reviewed, highly-structured entries comprise definitions, illustrations, purposes, bibliographies and hyperlinks to similar literature, offering the reader with a portal to extra targeted details on any given topic.
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The Encyclopedia of Political conversation discusses the most important theoretical ways to the sphere, together with direct and constrained results theories, agenda-setting theories, sociological theories, framing and priming theories, and different prior and current conceptualizations. With approximately six hundred entries, this source will pay massive cognizance to big political messages corresponding to political speeches, televised political ads, political posters and print advertisements, televised political debates, and websites. The audiences for political communications also are critical, necessitating focus on citizen reactions to political messages, how most people and citizens in democratic platforms reply to political messages, and the consequences of every kind of media and message varieties.
By Angus M. Gunn
Disasters can strike at any time. From the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius to typhoon Katrina, floods, tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes and different traditional failures have brought on large dying, human pain, and environmental disaster. The advanced technological and social adjustments of the previous couple of centuries haven't basically intensified the effect of such common mess ups, yet have extra new brought new purposes to be anxious - airplane crashes, bombings, business injuries, genocides. Calling a few mess ups average and others man-made downplays the $64000 interrelationship among the development and human activities. Human activities - or inactions - can catapult a ordinary phenomenon right into a lethal disaster. Likewise, nature might be extraordinarily disrupted through occasions which are created by means of humans.
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By Sahotra Sarkar, Jessica Pfeifer
The first in-depth reference within the box that mixes clinical wisdom with philosophical inquiry, The Philosophy of technological know-how: An Encyclopedia is a two-volume set that brings jointly a world crew of prime students to supply over one hundred thirty entries at the crucial innovations within the philosophy of science.
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By Wolfgang Donsbach
This concise quantity provides key strategies and entries from the twelve-volume ICA International Encyclopedia of Communication (2008), condensing top scholarship right into a functional and beneficial unmarried volume.
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