By K.N. Marsh, R.C. Wilhoit, X. Hong, N. Gadalla, M. Frenkel
Data at the densities of natural compounds is vital for either medical and business purposes. an information of densities is necessary in lots of parts, together with custody move of fabrics, product specification, improvement of assorted predictive tools, and for characterizing compounds and estimating their purity. The densities of ordinary and branched alkanes are amassed from the unique literature released from 1863 to early 1996. all of the values have been seriously evaluated. The tables comprise the unique literature information, in addition to their predicted uncertainties, and the evaluated facts, in either numerical shape and as coefficients to equations with chosen statistical details. the quantity additionally comprises the CASR quantity Index and a Chemical identify Index.
By Dominic Malcolm
Activities reports is likely one of the quickest becoming fields in better schooling this present day. The SAGE Dictionary of activities reviews brings a well timed, much-needed, and finished device for all scholars during this multi-disciplinary box. every one access presents a simple definition, a advisor to investigate subject matters, and a transparent account of the relevance of the idea that in knowing activity. not just vital for speedy explanation of phrases, it is going to supply scholars a springboard for extra in-depth learn and demanding research. protecting sociology, background, psychology, politics, company, actual schooling, well-being and examine equipment, The SAGE Dictionary of activities reviews provides the 1st one-stop reference advisor for all scholars who examine the social features of recreation.
By Roger Abrams
Examines such matters as drug use and playing, enforcement of contracts, and the rights of homeowners and bosses. the writer finds an all-star baseball legislations crew whose tales light up courting among legislation and baseball that has made the enterprise of baseball a really American establishment.
By Ron Rapoport
""Just for those who imagine there's not anything new to be stated or written near to Bob Jones, Ron Rapoport comes alongside and proves that thought thoroughly unfaithful. The Immortal Bobby is splendidly suggested and beautifully written.""
--John Feinstein, writer of an excellent stroll Spoiled and Caddy for Life
""The tale of Bobby Jones's singular lifestyles is without doubt one of the so much interesting in activities background. Ron Rapoport's considerate, swish sort is definitely fitted to telling that story.""
--Bob Costas, broadcaster, NBC activities and HBO Sports
""Beyond the grainy newsreels and the confetti falling on Broadway and Peachtree highway, there has been a vital Bobby Jones, and Ron Rapoport finds him wonderfully in a portrait as sleek because the guy. there is extra the following than Grand Slam 1930--the jangling nerves and self-doubt, the towering modesty in accordance with popularity, the complexity of an Atlanta patrician, a lifestyles richly lived.""
--Gary M. Pomerantz, writer of the place Peachtree Meets candy Auburn
""The talents of writing and reporting that fanatics of Ron Rapoport, like me, have come to count on from him over the years--candor, thoughtfulness, perception, point of view, humor--are once more verified and illuminated within the Immortal Bobby. it's an enormous publication approximately a major activities determine that, as a rule for Rapoport, is going past the confines of activities and matches firmly within the context of our culture.""
--Ira Berkow, activities columnist and writer of crimson: A Biography of pink Smith
""Here is Bobby Jones as you will have by no means noticeable him, nearly anxious within the fires of festival, and Ron Rapoport exhibits us how that guy turned a legend.""
--Dave Kindred, coauthor (with Tom Callahan) of all over the world in 18 Holes
By Garry Crawford
Consuming Sport bargains an in depth attention of the way activity is skilled and engaged with within the daily lives, social networks and buyer styles of its fans. It examines the techniques of changing into a recreation fan, and the social and ethical profession that supporters stick to as their involvement develops over a life-course.
The book argues that whereas for plenty of humans recreation concerns, for lots of extra, it doesn't. although for a few activity is important in shaping their social and cultural id, it's always fed on and skilled through others in fairly mundane and daily methods, in the course of the media pictures that encompass us, conversations overheard and within the garments of individuals we cross by.
As good as constructing a brand new thought of game fandom the e-book hyperlinks this dialogue to wider debates on audiences, fan cultures and purchaser practices. The textual content argues that for much too lengthy attention of recreation fanatics has involved in extraordinary sorts of help ignoring the myriad of how during which recreation may be skilled and ate up in daily life.
By Pamela J. Creedon
This booklet - the 1st to hyperlink feminism, recreation and media concept - presents a extensive cultural reviews orientation. as well as a theoretical research, it offers a pragmatic examine versions of game, media results and the development of the sportswoman and women's sports.
Divided into 3 components, the ebook: offers an outline of the 3 parts; specializes in the print and broadcast media portrayal of women's recreation, interpreting such matters because the dating of activities advertising to media representations of women's activities and the ways that activities reporting is taught to destiny reporters; and seeks to advance a brand new version for the longer term.