Author: Malcolm R. Parks
Publisher: LEA, Inc.
Keywords: personal, relationships, series, networks, lea
Number of Pages: 312
List price: $99.95
The effort to understand personal relationships has traditionally focused on the individual characteristics of participants. Personal Relationships and Personal Networks takes this analysis a step further, focusing on research linking participants’ feelings and actions within a given personal relationship to the larger social context surrounding it. Author Malcolm R. Parks expands on the idea that the initiation, development, maintenance, and dissolution of relationships are inextricably connected to each participant’s social network-a perspective that allows for a better appreciat
Author: Dewayne Gleeton
Publisher: BookSurge Publishing
Keywords: personal, finance, book, budget, simplified
Number of Pages: 66
List price: $9.99
In this book, you will learn all the basic skills needed to manage your personal finances and achieve your financial goals. Each area will be discussed in simplified terms and language. I will provide examples and analogies that are easy to understand and apply to your life.
Author: Committee on the Future of Personal Transport Vehi
Publisher: National Academies Press
Keywords: china, cars, personal
Number of Pages: 280
List price: $58.25
This collaborative study between the NRC and the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) addresses the problems facing China in the next twenty years, as it attempts to provide personal transport desired by millions of Chinese, while preserving the environment and the livability of its cities. According to Song Jian, president of the CAE, the decision has already been taken to produce a moderate cost family car in China, which will greatly increase the number of vehicles on the roads. This study explores the issues confronting the country, including health issues, the challenge to urban areas, pa
Author: Neil Gershenfeld
Publisher: Basic Books
Keywords: personal, computers, fabrication, desktop, coming, revolution, fab
Number of Pages: 288
List price: $15.95
What if you could someday put the manufacturing power of an automobile plant on your desktop? According to Neil Gershenfeld, the renowned MIT scientist and inventor, the next big thing is personal fabrication-the ability to design and produce your own products, in your own home, with a machine that combines consumer electronics and industrial tools. Personal fabricators are about to revolutionize the world just as personal computers did a generation ago, and Fab shows us how.