Science, Technology & Society

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Age, Gender, and Work

Small Information Technology Firms in the New Economy

UBC Press

A unique examination of how age and gender inform the workplace and its culture in the new knowledge-based economy.

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The Rising Sea

Island Press

The authoritative book on sea level rise and its coastal consequences.

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Exoplanets

Edited by Sara Seager
The University of Arizona Press

For the first time in human history, we know for certain the existence of planets around other stars. Exoplanets serves as both an introduction for the non-specialist and a foundation for the techniques and equations used in exoplanet observation by those dedicated to the field.

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Emerging Technologies in Distance Education

Athabasca University Press

A one-stop knowledge resource, this book showcases the international work of research scholars and innovative distance education practitioners who use emerging interactive technologies for teaching and learning at a distance.

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From Bricks to Brains

The Embodied Cognitive Science of LEGO Robots

Athabasca University Press

From Bricks to Brains introduces embodied cognitive science and illustrates its foundational ideas through the construction and observation of LEGO Mindstorms robots.

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Media Divides

Communication Rights and the Right to Communicate in Canada

UBC Press

Media Divides offers the first comprehensive, up-to-date account of the democratic deficits in Canada’s communications law and policy.

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Observatories of the Southwest

The University of Arizona Press

With its clear skies and low humidity, the southwestern United States is an astronomer's paradise where observatories like Kitt Peak have redefined the art of skywatching. The region is unique in its loose federation of like-minded research outposts and in the quantity and diversity of its observatories--places captured in this unique ...

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Europa

The University of Arizona Press

Few worlds are as tantalizing and enigmatic as Europa, whose complex icy surface intimates the presence of an ocean below. Europa beckons for our understanding and future exploration, enticing us with the possibilities of a water-rich environment and the potential for life beyond Earth. This new volume in the Space Science Series, with ...

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The Technological Imperative in Canada

An Intellectual History

UBC Press

This highly original, seminal study of Canadian theorists of technology and morality shows that Canadian thinkers were not only original and intellectually au courant but also engaging and insightful.

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