The Committee On Scholarly Communication With The People s Republic Of China Free eBooks (1)

ISBN: 030903678X, 9780309036788
Author: The Committee On Scholarly Communication With The People's Republic Of China
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Keywords: educational, exchanges, china, trends, restored, relationship
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In what The Wall Street Journal calls "the first comprehensive analysis of Sino-American educational exchanges," this volume provides information on the numbers and attributes of American and Chinese students and scholars who have moved between China and the United States since 1978. This book not only supplies quantitative data on their fields of study, length of stay, and financial resources, bu......
ISBN: 030904684X, 9780309046848
Authors: committee On Scholarly Communication With The People's Republic Of China, National Research Council
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Keywords: china, northern, sciences, grassland, grasslands
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This volume describes one of the most extensive grassland ecosystems and the efforts of Chinese scientists to understand it.Leading Chinese scientists attribute the decline in China's grasslands to overgrazing and excessive cultivation of marginal areas and discuss measures to limit the damage. The book gives its view on the Chinese approach to the study of grasslands and the relevance of this act......
ISBN: 0309078431, 9780309078436
Authors: by Karen Turner-gottschang, Linda A. Reed For The Committee On Scholarly Communication With The People's Republic Of China
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Keywords: work, prc, life, academic, bound, guide, china
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This comprehensive, highly readable handbook simplifies the sometimes complex aspects of day-to-day life in China. Based on the experience of Americans who have recently studied, done research, and taught there, China Bound gives the invaluable "inside" information that only those who have been there can provide. Written primarily for students, scholars, and teachers, the book describes Chinese ac......
ISBN: 0309038863, 9780309038867
Authors: by Leo A. Orleans For The Committee On Scholarly Communications With The People's Republic Of China, National Academy Of Sciences
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Keywords: issues, numbers, policies, america, students, chinese
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By Leo A. Orleans for the Committee on Scholarly Communications with the People's Republic of China, National Academy of SciencesThe shift in U.S.-China relations since normalization has resulted in a rapid influx of Chinese students and scholars studying at U.S. institutions. There is an urgent need among institutions and individuals working with the Chinese for firm data about the Chinese studen......
ISBN: 0309049326, 9780309049320
Authors: anne F. Thurston With Karen Turner-gottschang, Linda A. Reed; Committee On Scholarly Communication With China, American Council Of Learned Societies, National Academy Of Sciences, Social Science Research Council
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Keywords: life, work, prc, academic, guide, bound, revised, china
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This volume helps academic visitors make long-term stays in China productive, comfortable, and fun. New material includes an expanded section on science and social science fieldwork and computers. Living costs, health issues, and addresses and fax numbers for important services are updated. Guidance is offered on currency, transportation, communications, bringing children into China, and other iss......
ISBN: 0309038324, 9780309038324
Author: Committee On Health Care For Homeless People
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Keywords: needs, human, health, homelessness
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There have always been homeless people in the United States, but their plight has only recently stirred widespread public reaction and concern. Part of this new recognition stems from the problem's prevalence: the number of homeless individuals, while hard to pin down exactly, is rising. In light of this, Congress asked the Institute of Medicine to find out whether existing health care programs we......
ISBN: 0309086698, 9780309086691
Authors: committee On Risk Perception, Communication, National Research Council
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Keywords: communication, risk, improving
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Technological risk and the process of explaining risks to the public have become major public issues. The mention of Bhopal or Love Canal can provoke emotional arguments--not only about the hazards themselves but also about how they were explained to the public. As new laws, the threat of AIDS, and other factors make risk communication more crucial, officials in government and industry are seeking......
ISBN: 030906175X, 9780309061759
Authors: Committee On Thyroid Screening Related To I-131 Exposure, Institute Of Medicine,, Committee On Exposure Of The American People To I-131 From The Nevada Atomic Bomb Tests, National Research Council
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Keywords: institute, cancer, national, report, public, implications, health, review, tests, people, american, iodine, nevada, bomb, nuclear, exposure
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In 1997, after more than a decade of research, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) released a report which provided their assessment of radiation exposures that Americans may have received from radioactive iodine released from the atomic bomb tests conducted in Nevada during the 1950s and early 1960s. This book provides an evaluation of the soundness of the methodology used by the NCI study to est......
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