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xxvi, 822 pages : illustrations, forms ; 24 cm
  • Taking the plunge
  • Leaving your employer
  • Selecting and working with an attorney
  • Deciding whether to incorporate
  • Structuring the ownership
  • Forming and working with the board
  • Raising money and securities regulation
  • Marshaling human resources
  • Contracts and leases
  • E-commerce, sales, and consumer privacy
  • Operational liabilities, insurance, and compliance
  • Creditors' rights and bankruptcy
  • Venture capital
  • Intellectual property and licensing
  • Going global
  • Buying and selling a business
  • Going public.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
144 pages ; 22 cm
  • Introduction: Aims and contours of private law
  • Contract law
  • Tort law
  • Property law
  • Family law
  • Succession law.
"[In this book]...private law scholars take the reader on an intellectual journey through the different facets and dimensions of the field, from the family home to Kuta Beach and from Thomas Piketty to Nina Hagen. This concise book provides an...introduction to private law, presenting the topic as a unified whole of which the main branches (on contract, tort, property, family and inheritance) are governed by conflicts between individual autonomy and countervailing principles. [This books is an] account of how private law allows individuals to optimally flourish in matters of economy, work, leisure, family and life in general."-- Publisher's website.
Law Library (Crown)
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viii, 317 pages ; 25 cm
  • Introduction
  • Competition and consumer protection
  • The economics of information
  • Information and market power
  • Agreements on information
  • Exclusion by information
  • "Confusopoly" and information asymmetries
  • Privacy as an information product
  • Information and intellectual property
  • Restraint of trade and freedom of speech
  • Conclusion.
"Markets run on information. Buyers make decisions by relying on their knowledge of the products available, and sellers decide what to produce based on their understanding of what buyers want. But the distribution of market information has changed, as consumers increasingly turn to sources that act as intermediaries for information--companies like Yelp and Google. Antitrust Law in the New Economy considers a wide range of problems that arise around one aspect of information in the marketplace: its quality. Sellers now have the ability and motivation to distort the truth about their products when they make data available to intermediaries. And intermediaries, in turn, have their own incentives to skew the facts they provide to buyers, both to benefit advertisers and to gain advantages over their competition. Consumer protection law is poorly suited for these problems in the information economy. Antitrust law, designed to regulate powerful firms and prevent collusion among producers, is a better choice. But the current application of antitrust law pays little attention to information quality. Mark Patterson discusses a range of ways in which data can be manipulated for competitive advantage and exploitation of consumers (as happened in the LIBOR scandal), and he considers novel issues like "confusopoly" and sellers' use of consumers' personal information in direct selling. Antitrust law can and should be adapted for the information economy, Patterson argues, and he shows how courts can apply antitrust to address today's problems"-- Provided by publisher.
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xxx, 445 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
  • Art : the customs definition
  • Art : international movement
  • Art : the victim of war
  • Art as an investment
  • Auctions
  • Authentication
  • Insurance
  • Tax problems : collectors and dealers
  • Tax problems : artists
  • Aid to the arts
  • The working artist
  • Copyright
  • Trademark
  • Moral and economic rights
  • Freedom of expression
  • Museums
  • Right of publicity
  • Photographs of artwork.
Art Law in a Nutshell Fifth Edition presents an overview of the legal issues concerning art. It covers the definition of art, and the theft and movement of art in wartime and peacetime. It examines the business of art for artists, museums, and collectors, including art as an investment, auctions, authentication, insurance, tax issues for artists and collectors, working artist issues, and aid to the arts. It also explains the intellectual property issues of copyright, trademark, moral rights and economic rights, right of publicity, and First Amendment freedom of expression rights.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781634599252 20161128
Law Library (Crown)
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xiii, 500 pages ; 26 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
1 online resource.
Stefan Larsson's Conceptions in the Code makes a significant contribution to sociolegal analysis, representing a valuable contribution to conceptual metaphor theory. By utilising the case of copyright in a digital context it explains the role that metaphor plays when the law is dealing with technological change, displaying both conceptual path-dependence as well as what is called non-legislative developments in the law. The overall analysis draws from conceptual studies of "property" in intellectual property. By using Karl Renner's account of property, Larsson demonstrates how the property regime of copyright is the projection of an older regime of control onto a new set of digital social relations. Further, through an analysis of the concept of "copy" in copyright as well as the metaphorical battle of defining the BitTorrent site "The Pirate Bay" in the Swedish court case with its founders, Larsson shows the historical and embodied dependence of digital phenomena in law, and thereby how normative aspects of the source concept also stains the target domain. The book also draws from empirical studies on file sharing and historical expressions of the conceptualisation of law, revealing both the cultural bias of both file sharing and law. Also law is thereby shown to be largely depending on metaphors and embodiment to be reified and understood. The contribution is relevant for the conceptual and regulatory struggles of a multitude of contemporary socio-digital phenomena in addition to copyright and file sharing, including big data and the oft-praised "openness" of digital innovation.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780190650384 20170206
Book
xi, 254 pages ; 22 cm.
  • How we understand technological and social change
  • Metaphors and norms
  • The embodied law
  • Conceptions of copyright
  • Copies : a metaphoric expansion of copyright
  • Platform, storage or bulletin board? : the Swedish Pirate Bay court case
  • Between form and function in (intellectual) property
  • Conclusions: Conceptions in the code.
Stefan Larsson's Conceptions in the Code makes a significant contribution to sociolegal analysis, representing a valuable contribution to conceptual metaphor theory. By utilising the case of copyright in a digital context it explains the role that metaphor plays when the law is dealing with technological change, displaying both conceptual path-dependence as well as what is called non-legislative developments in the law. The overall analysis draws from conceptual studies of "property" in intellectual property. By using Karl Renner's account of property, Larsson demonstrates how the property regime of copyright is the projection of an older regime of control onto a new set of digital social relations. Further, through an analysis of the concept of "copy" in copyright as well as the metaphorical battle of defining the BitTorrent site "The Pirate Bay" in the Swedish court case with its founders, Larsson shows the historical and embodied dependence of digital phenomena in law, and thereby how normative aspects of the source concept also stains the target domain. The book also draws from empirical studies on file sharing and historical expressions of the conceptualisation of law, revealing both the cultural bias of both file sharing and law. Also law is thereby shown to be largely depending on metaphors and embodiment to be reified and understood. The contribution is relevant for the conceptual and regulatory struggles of a multitude of contemporary socio-digital phenomena in addition to copyright and file sharing, including big data and the oft-praised "openness" of digital innovation.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780190650384 20170206
Law Library (Crown)
Book
xxx, 1234 pages : illustrations, forms ; 26 cm.
  • Intellectual property law in context
  • State law of intellectual property
  • Federal law of intellectual property
  • Intellectual property protection of computer programs
  • Intellectual property protection of industrial design.
The 8th Edition of Goldstein & Reese, Copyright, Patent, Trademark and Related State Doctrines brings the coverage of all these fields up to date with new principal cases and notes. Among the changes are: * New note materials on the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 Trademark: * Added note on how to evaluate the distinctiveness of nonverbal marks* Updated discussion of Pro-Football v. Blackhorse and the Federal Circuit's en banc decision that the bar on registering disparaging marks is unconstitutional* Updated case law on dilution* Added note on the Ninth Circuit's use of the Rogers v. Grimaldi test in trademark claims involving expressive works* Updated case law on likelihood of confusion* Updated case law on trademark infringement and online search results Patent: * Added note on new Supreme Court case on the definiteness requirement* Added substantial new note material on new Supreme Court cases on inducement liability* Added substantial new note material on new Supreme Court cases on awards of attorney's fees and enhanced damages* Updated discussion of Brulotte v. Thys to reflect Supreme Court adherence to the decision* Added discussion of new Supreme Court case on appellate review of claim construction Copyright: * Added new background on registration process* Added new principal case-UMG v. Augusto-and notes, including Kirtsaeng, on distribution right* Added ABC v. Aereo as principal case* Added Bill Graham Archives v. Dorling Kindersley as principal case, along with new note material on the expansion of transformative use Software Protection: * Completely revamped section on patent protection for software-related inventions, centering on the Supreme Court's Alice decision and including the USPTO's 2014 Interim Guidelines on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Industrial Design: * Added Apple v. Samsung as principal case on both design patent and trade dress protection.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781634598941 20161228
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-324-01, LAW-4007-01, LAW-4012-01
Book
xxv, 372 pages ; 23 cm
Law Library (Crown)
Book
xix, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Section 1. Introduction: Why this book? Foreword. Joachim von Braun, Chair of the German Government's Bioeconomy Council. Chapter 1. Background and overview of the book, E Jane Morris, University of Leeds, UK Ivar Virgin, Stockholm Environment Institute Chapter 2. Benefits and challenges of a new knowledge based bioeconomy Ivar Virgin, Matthew Fielding, Melinda Fones Sundell, Holger Hoff and Jakob Granit Stockholm Environment Institute. Chapter 3. The gene revolution: What can and can't be done with modern biosciences? E. Jane Morris, University of Leeds, UK. Section 2-Towards sustainable food security Chapter 4. The European Perspective. The case for a highly productive and innovative agriculture in Europe Harald von Witzke, Humboldt University of Berlin Steffen Noleppa, Humboldt Forum for Food and Agriculture Chapter 5. The African Perspective. New biosciences making African agriculture more productive and resilient Jennifer A. Thomson, University of Cape Town, South Africa Chapter 6. Europe and Africa: Addressing the food security challenges Philipp Aerni, Isabelle Schluep Campo, University of Zurich Ruth K. Oniang'o, African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development Section 3- Towards resource efficient economies Broadening the base of agriculture. Chapter 7. The European Perspective. Potential of crop biosciences to support resource-use efficiency, climate change mitigation and adaptation in European agriculture Olle Olsson1, Torbjorn Fagerstrom2, Jens Sundstrom2, Thomas Katterer2 and Ivar Virgin1. 1Stockholm Environment Institute. 2Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. Chapter 8. The European Perspective. A renewable resource base for the European Chemical industry: Getting to a European bioeconomy. Sten Stymne, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Chapter 9. The African Perspective. Using the new biosciences to support the African development agenda E Jane Morris, University of Leeds, UK Corinda Erasmus, STEPS Science Training, South Africa Martha M O'Kennedy, CSIR, South Africa Chapter 10. The African Perspective. Developing an African bio-resource based industry: the case for Cassava Yona Baguma, Ephraim Nuwamanya, NARO, Uganda Chrissie Rey, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa Chapter 11. Europe and Africa: Biofuels for sustainable energy and mobility in the EU and Africa Francis X. Johnson, SEI and Yacob Mulugetta, University College London Section 4. Broadening the bioscience innovation agenda Chapter 12. The potential of biosciences for agricultural improvement in Africa and Europe: looking forward to 2050 Denis J Murphy, University of South Wales, UK Chapter 13. The Need for International Bioscience Collaboration and a Shared Agenda John Komen, bioscience policy advisor, The Netherlands Julius Ecuru, Uganda National Council for Science and Technology, Uganda Chapter 14. The social and economic challenges for a bioeconomy Richard Smart, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany Justus Wesseler, Wageningen University, The Netherlands Chapter 15. Two decades of European-African bioscience collaboration. From Bio-EARN to Bio-Innovate Ivar Virgin, SEI and Allan Liavoga, ILRI BioInnovate coordinator. Section 5. Transitions to a modern bioeconomy: Analysis of policies Chapter 16. European strategies and policies getting towards a bioeconomy Dirk Carrez, Clever Consult, Belgium. Chapter 17. Getting towards an African bioeconomy Julius Ecuru, , Uganda National Council for Science and Technology Chapter 18. Intellectual Property challenges for a bioeconomy. Rosemary Wolson, CSIR, South Africa Chapter 19. Europe and Africa: How European policies influence bioscience adoption in Africa John Komen, Bioscience policy advisor, The Netherlands Section 6. Way forward-progressing towards European and African bioeconomies Chapter 20. Conclusions and key messages Ivar Virgin, Stockholm Environment Institute E Jane Morris, University of Leeds, UK.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138818538 20161213
The growing global demand for food, feed and bio-based renewable material is changing the conditions for agricultural production worldwide. At the same time, revolutionary achievements in the field of biosciences are contributing to a transition whereby bio-based alternatives for energy and materials are becoming more competitive. Creating Sustainable Bioeconomies explores the prospects for biosciences and how its innovation has the potential to help countries in the North (Europe) and the South (Africa) to move towards resource efficient agriculture and sustainable bioeconomies. Throughout the book, the situations of Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa will be compared and contrasted, and opportunities for mutual learning and collaboration are explored. The chapters have been written by high profile authors and deal with a wide range of issues affecting the development of bioeconomies on both continents. This book compares and contrasts the situations of these two regions as they endeavour to develop knowledge based bioeconomies. This volume is suitable for those who are interested in ecological economics, development economics and environmental economics. It also provides action plans assisting policy-makers in both areas to support the transition to knowledge based and sustainable bioeconomies.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138818538 20161213
Green Library
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vi, 280 pages ; 23 cm
  • Introduction / Aaron Perzanowski and Kate Darling
  • Norms-based intellectual property systems : the case of French chefs / Emmanuelle Fauchart and Eric von Hippel
  • An IP lawyer walks into a bar : observations on creativity in cocktails / Matthew Schruers
  • Derogatory to professional character? : the evolution of physician anti-patenting norms / Katherine J. Strandburg
  • Owning the body : creative norms in the tattoo industry / Aaron Perzanowski
  • Painting on walls : street art without copyright? / Marta iljadica
  • Subcultural change and dynamic norms : revisiting roller derby's master roster / David Fagundes
  • Architecture and morality : transformative works, transforming fans / Rebecca Tushnet
  • Internet pornography without intellectual property : a study of the online adult entertainment industry / Kate Darling
  • Nollywood : pirates and Nigerian cinema / Olufunmilayo B. Arewa
  • Conclusion: some positive thoughts about IP's negative space / Christopher Jon Sprigman.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
vi, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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1 online resource
  • Chapter One. Introduction Chapter Two. Sustainable Development Chapter Three. Natural Resource Management and Biodiversity Conservation Chapter Four. Environmental Policies and Legislation Chapter Five. Life Cycle Assessment Chapter Six. Environmental Impact Assessment and Audit Chapter Seven. Environmental Accounting Chapter Eight. Environmental Risk Assessment Chapter Nine. Energy Management and Audit Chapter Ten. ISO 9000, 14000 Series, and OHSAS 18001 Chapter Eleven. Principles and Design of Water Treatment Chapter Twelve. Wastewater Treatment Technologies Chapter Thirteen. Industrial Wastewater Treatment Technologies, Recycling, and Reuse Chapter Fourteen. Air Pollution Control Technologies Chapter Fifteen. Noise Pollution and Its Control Chapter Sixteen. Solid Waste Management Chapter Seventeen. Hazardous Waste Management Chapter Eighteen. Analytical Methods for Monitoring Environmental Pollution.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780128119891 20170313
Environmental Management: Science and Engineering for Industry consists of 18 chapters, starting with a discussion of International Environmental Laws and crucial environmental management tools, including lifecycle, environmental impact, and environmental risk assessments. This is followed by a frank discussion of environmental control and abatement technologies for water, wastewater, soil, and air pollution. In addition, this book also tackles Hazardous Waste Management and the landfill technologies available for the disposal of hazardous wastes. As managing environmental projects is a complex task with vast amounts of data, an array of regulations, and alternative engineering control strategies designed to minimize pollution and maximize the effect of an environmental program, this book helps readers further understand and plan for this process.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780128119891 20170313

14. Free innovation [2017]

Book
xi, 228 pages ; 24 cm
  • Overview of free innovation
  • Evidence for free innovation
  • Viability zones for free innovation
  • Pioneering by free innovators
  • iffusion shortfall in free innovation
  • Division of labor between free innovators and producers
  • Tightening the loop between free innovators and producers
  • The broad scope of free innovation
  • Personality traits of successful free innovators
  • Preserving free innovators' strong legal rights
  • Next steps in free innovation research, policy, and practice.
In this book, Eric von Hippel, author of the influential Democratizing Innovation, integrates new theory and research findings into the framework of a "free innovation paradigm." Free innovation, as he defines it, involves innovations developed by consumers who are self-rewarded for their efforts, and who give their designs away "for free." It is an inherently simple grassroots innovation process, unencumbered by compensated transactions and intellectual property rights. Free innovation is already widespread in national economies and is steadily increasing in both scale and scope. Today, tens of millions of consumers are collectively spending tens of billions of dollars annually on innovation development. However, because free innovations are developed during consumers' unpaid, discretionary time and are given away rather than sold, their collective impact and value have until very recently been hidden from view. This has caused researchers, governments, and firms to focus too much on the Schumpeterian idea of innovation as a producer-dominated activity. Free innovation has both advantages and drawbacks. Because free innovators are self-rewarded by such factors as personal utility, learning, and fun, they often pioneer new areas before producers see commercial potential. At the same time, because they give away their innovations, free innovators generally have very little incentive to invest in diffusing what they create, which reduces the social value of their efforts. The best solution, von Hippel and his colleagues argue, is a division of labor between free innovators and producers, enabling each to do what they do best. The result will be both increased producer profits and increased social welfare -- a gain for all.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780262035217 20170123
Law Library (Crown)
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xxxi, 316 pages ; 24 cm
Social surveillance and regulation of knowledge is now one of the most important issues in modern society, one that is giving rise to unending controversy. In The Governance of Knowledge, Nico Stehr and his colleagues predicted that such concerns would create a new political field, namely, knowledge policy, which entails regulating dissemination of the anticipated results of rapidly increasing knowledge. The number and range of institutionalized standards for monitoring new knowledge has been relatively small. Only in cases of technological applications has social control, in the form of political regulation, intervened. For example, all modern societies today have complex regulations and extensive concerns with the registration, licensing, testing, and monitoring of pharmaceutical products. The increasingly important and extensive area of intellectual property legislation and administration shows how social control is manifested, through measures that selectively determine the use of scientific finds and technical knowledge. The Governance of Knowledge assembles a range of essays that explore the new field of knowledge politics. It is divided into four parts: The Emergence of Knowledge Politics: Origins, Context, and Consequences; Major Social Institutions and Knowledge Politics; Case Studies on the Governance of Knowledge; and Issues in Knowledge Politics as a New Political Field. Professionals and graduate students in the fields of sociology, political science, social science, and law, including policymakers and natural scientists, will find this book laid the groundwork for many of the political debates we face today.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781412864091 20170313
Green Library
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1 online resource.
  • * The Cannabis Plant: Botanical Aspects * The biosynthesis of cannabinoids * Increasing plant concentrations of THC and implications on health related disorders * Age as a Predictor of Cannabis Use * Lifetime cannabis use and cognition in psychosis spectrum disorders * A Profile of Synthetic Cannabinoid Users * Dual disorders in cannabis misuse * Cannabis use and cognitive function * Cannabis, migration and psychosis onset * The global epidemiology and disease burden of cannabis use and dependence * International aspects of cannabis use and misuse - the Australian perspective * International aspects of cannabis use and misuse: Egypt * Cannabis Body Packing - A Caribbean Perspective * Gender differences in cannabis use disorders * The role of age in the onset and further development of cannabis use disorders * Effects of Cannabis Use on Neurocognition in Adolescents and Emerging Adults with Psychiatric Comorbidities * Correlates and consequences of prenatal cannabis exposure (PCE): identifying and characterizing vulnerable maternal populations and determining outcomes for exposed offspring * Cannabis and clubbing: Relevance of cannabis and polydrug use in the clubbing culture today * Cannabis and Sexual Behavior * Friendships and Cannabis Use * Students' knowledge of cannabis * Childhood trauma and cannabis - risk factors in severe mental disorders * Parent's Influence on Their Children's Cannabis Use * Cannabis Users and Premorbid Intellectual Quotient (IQ) * Cannabis and traffic accidents * Drug-related pictures, attentional bias, and cannabis use * Cannabis use and first-episode psychosis patients (FEP) * Cannabis, associative memory, fMRI, and the Implicit Association Test * Stress Response in Cannabis Users and Psychosis * Motivation in Chronic Cannabis Use * Cannabis use and its association to mental illness: a focus on mood and anxiety disorders * Cannabis Use and Well-being * Craving and cannabis: A potential paradox * Delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol and catalepsy-like immobilization * The interactive nature of cannabis and schizophrenia risk genes * Neuroimaging findings in Adolescent Cannabis use and Early Phase Psychosis * Cannabis smoking in adult schizophrenia: A cognitive and functional magnetic resonance imaging perspective * The long-lasting effects of cannabis use on movement and brain regions that control movement * Assessment of cannabis acute effects on driving skills: laboratory, simulator and on road studies * Chronic cannabis use and axonal fibre connectivity * Microglial activation and cannabis exposure * Cannabis and psychosis: correlation, causality and consequences * Cannabis use and cannabis use disorders in bipolar disorder - causes and consequences * Cannabis use in epilepsy - risks and benefits * Cannabis, cannabinoids and visceral pain. * Cannabis and Post-Operative Analgesia * Chronic cannabis abuse and thyroid function * Cannabis Hyperemesis Syndrome * Cannabis and Cannabinoids and the effects on gastrointestinal function: an overview * Cardiovascular Effects of Cannabis Usage * Cannabis and Stroke * Cannabis Smoking and the Lung * Cannabis and hepatic injury * Cannabis allergy: more than a bad trip * Marijuana and Breastfeeding * Hypocretins/orexins and addiction: role in cannabinoid dependence * Regulatory role of cannabinoids for skin barrier functions and cutaneous inflammation * Cannabinoids and the Cannabinoid Receptors: An Overview * Signalling and Regulation of the Cannabinoid CB1 Receptor * Allosteric modulation of the Cannabinoid CB1 Receptor * The polymorphisms of the CB2 cannabinoid receptor * Chemistry of Cannabinoid Receptor Agonists * The endocannabinoid system as a target for new antiseizure drugs * Pharmacological aspects of anandamide and 2-arachidonoyglycerol as bioactive lipids * Pharmacological aspects of NMDA receptors, mGluR5, and endocannabinoids * Peripheral CB1 receptors and ghrelin in feeding regulation. Pharmacological implications. * Pharmacological aspects of novel antiobesity agents related to cannabinoids * Cannabinoid reward and dependence: Focus on the main psychoactive ingredients of marijuana in preclinical studies * Peroxisome proliferator activated receptors and cannabinoids VRP suggested Peroxisome proliferator activated receptors (PPARs) and cannabinoids * The Protein-Protein interactions of CRIP1a and cannabinoid 1 receptor: the molecular mechanism study through an integrated molecular modeling approach * Synthetic cannabinoids: A summary of selected phenomena with respect to behavioral pharmacology and abuse liability * The role of 5-HT1A receptor and nausea and vomiting relief by cannabidiol (CBD), cannabidiolic acid (CBDA) and cannabigerol (CBG) * Genetic and molecular aspects of addiction with tetrahydrocannabinol * Effects of dlta 9-Tetrahydrocannabinol in human breast cancer *DELTA9-THC and COX-2 Signaling * Cannabinoids and the addictive effects of nicotine * Cannabinoid Regulation of Intraocular Pressure: Human and Animal Studies, Cellular and Molecular Targets * Ocular Delivery of Tetrahydrocannabinol * The role of g-aminobutyric acid in the interoceptive effects of oral D9-tetrahydrocannabinol in humans * The role of the delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol in diabetes mellitus * Cannabidiol: An Overview of its Antipsychotic Properties * Cannabidiol for the treatment of epilepsy: an overview of possible mechanisms of action and preclinical and human studies * Cannabidiol and neuroprotection: evidence from preclinical studies * Cannabinoids as Potent Inhibitors of Human CYP1 Enzymes * Nabilone: Pharmacology and Clinical Applications (Suggest: The Synthetic Analogue of delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC): Nabilone. Pharmacology and Clinical Application) * Synthetic cannabinoids in dementia * Synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonists ("Spice") as new recreational psychoactive substances * Accidents and synthetic cannabinoids in blood of drivers * Cannabis and synthetic cannabinoids for cancer patients: Multiple palliative indications together with promising laboratory anti-neoplastic effects * The Use of Medical Marijuana in the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders * Beneficial effects of cannabis and related compounds on sleep * Cannabinoids for the treatment of Gilles de la Tourette syndrome * Cannabidiol and multiple sclerosis * Cannabinoids and Effects on Painful Neuropathy * Cannabis for basal ganglia disorders (Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease) * Medical cannabis for the treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease * Cannabidiol for the treatment of drug use disorders * Cannabinoids and the effects on gastrointestinal tract: a focus on motility * Potential medical uses of cannabigerol: a brief overview * The Cannabis Abuse Screening Test (CAST) and applications * Screening of synthetic cannabinoids * On-site Drug testing for Cannabis * Cannabinoids in Oral Fluid: Identification and Interpretation of Analytical Results * Cannabinoids in exhaled breath * Barriers to treatment seeking for cannabis dependence * Pharmacotherapies for cannabis use disorders * Self-Initiated Cannabis Use Cessation in Adolescents and Emerging Adults * Treating cannabis dependent adolescents with family therapy * Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Cannabis Use Disorder * Cannabis withdrawal symptoms in cannabis and poly drug users * School-based cannabis prevention programs * The CapOpus trial for cannabis use disorders * Treating cannabis use disorders through technology assisted interventions: the telephone and internet * Reducing cannabis use with a real-time intervention using mobile technology * Further information: Cannabis Neuropathology Resources and Recommended Reading Online Only Chapters: * Tetrahydrocannabinol concentration and genetic characterization of cannabis.* Cannabis Use in Youth Subcultures* Aggressive Behavior and Cannabis Use* COMT genotypes, cannabis use and psychosis: gene-environment interaction evidence from human populations and its methodological concerns* Neuroimaging and genetics of acute and chronic cannabis effects* Grey matter, lateral ventricle volumes and executive functioning in cannabis users with first-episode psychosis* Comorbidity Between Cannabis Use and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Potential Moderators * Cannabis and Oral Bones: Deleterious Effects on Periodontitis and Dental Implants* Does cannabis use increase the risk of developing cancer in humans? * Cannabis and the use of amphetamine-like substances* Cannabinoid signaling in glioma cells and therapeutic implications* Cannabidiol as antioxidants* The anxiolytic effects of cannabidiol (CBD).* New Ethological and Morphological Perspectives for the Investigation of Panicolytic-Like Effects of Cannabidiol* Spice Use amongst United States Military Personnel* Cannabis use in fibromyalgia* Short instruments to screen for "problematic" cannabis use in general population surveys: a systematic review* Self-report of cannabis use* CANDIS Program: Modular Treatment of Cannabis Use Disorders* Engaging Cannabis Users in Treatment.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780128007563 20170313
Handbook of Cannabis and Related Pathologies: Biology, Pharmacology, Diagnosis, and Treatment is the first book to take an interdisciplinary approach to the understanding of cannabis use and misuse. Recent worldwide trends toward decriminalizing marijuana for medical use have increased legal use of the drug and recreational use remains high, making cannabis one of the most commonly used drugs. Cannabis has a wide range of adverse neurological effects, and use and abuse can lead to physical, social, and psychopathological issues that are multifarious and complex. Effective understanding and treatment requires knowledge of the drug's effects from across scientific disciplines. This book provides an overview of the biological and pharmacological components of the cannabis plant, outlines its neurological, social, and psychopathological effects, assists in the diagnosis and screening for use and dependency, and aids researchers in developing effective treatments for cannabis-related issues and disorders. Fully illustrated, with contributions from internationally recognized experts, it is the go-to resource for neuroscientists, pharmacologists, pathologists, public-health workers, and any other researcher who needs an in-depth and cross-disciplinary understanding of cannabis and its effects.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780128007563 20170313
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1 online resource (370 pages) : illustrations.
  • Science, technology, and university outreach as a tool for regional transformation / B. Pandu Ranga Narasimharao
  • University outreach through resource sharing and technology platforms for regional development / Meghana Joshi
  • Promoting research culture in cross functional areas: a tool for universities to reach out to society / Byju John, Shilpi Gupta
  • Professional masters' STEM graduate education programs to develop a business-savvy workforce / Kiriko Komura
  • Administration for implementing region-specific need-based programs: issues and concerns / J. S. Dorothy
  • Open educational sky for networking and partnership: studies in tourism courses / G. S. L. Devra
  • Employability skills in higher education sector in India / R. Meenambigai [and 4 others]
  • The transforming role of education in a post-conflict region in southeastern Bangladesh: reaching out with education for peace / Ala Uddin
  • Social science education and outreach as a tool for regional development and institutional building: a case study in India / Elizabeth Mathew
  • Strategizing the role of local actors to enhance outreach / Umesh Chandra Pandey
  • Knowledge management and capacity building in higher education holds key to the development of a nation / Rajat K. Baisya
  • Collaborative outreach by industries to promote education and employment leading to regional development / S. S. Easwaran
  • Intellectual property rights on traditional knowledge and their significance in sustainable societal development / P. Pushpangadan, T. P. Ijinu
  • "Bottom of the pyramid" community outreach programs: the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) experience 2008-2014 / Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid, Mohd. Faiz Hilmi
  • ICT-based outreach programs: AIISH model / Ajish K. Abraham
  • Decoding the historical authenticity of science education and policy in India / Prashant Mehta, Om Prakash
  • Image processing: a practical approach with real world applications using Matlab / Singaraju Jyothi, Dadala Mary Mamatha
  • Technologies for food, health, livelihood, and nutrition security / Vijaya Khader
  • Sericulture industry: a bonanza to strengthen rural population in India / P. J. Raju, D. M. Mamatha, S. V. Seshagiri
  • A college reaching out to society: a practical model for knowledge dissemination / Maitreyee Bardhan Roy
  • Metabolic syndrome challenges and opportunities in the Indian scenario: relevance of college outreach / Serena S. D'Souza, Asha Abraham.
Higher education institutions play a vital role in their surrounding communities. Besides providing a space for enhanced learning opportunities, universities can utilize their resources for social and economic interests. The Handbook of Research on Science Education and University Outreach as a Tool for Regional Development is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on the expanded role of universities for community engagement initiatives. Providing in-depth coverage across a range of topics, such as resource sharing, educational administration, and technological applications, this handbook is ideally designed for educators, graduate students, professionals, academics, and practitioners interested in the active involvement of education institutions in community outreach.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522518808 20170321
Book
xi, 239 pages ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Valorizing Hegemony: American Mass Media, Intellectual Property, and the Economic Value of the Ideological State Apparatuses / 2. A Slightly Deeper Time of the Media: Culture and the Nineteenth-Century Struggle for Hegemony / 3. When Shakespeare Became Black(face) and Christmas Became White: Race, Class, and Valorization before the Commodification of Consciousness / 4. Administration and/of Culture: The Incorporation of Media Culture and the Critique of the Frankfurt School and Political Economy of Communication / 5. The Work of Meaning and the Meaning of Work: Cultural Studies and the Discovery of Audience Labor / 6. Culture Industry 2.0: Properties of Cultural Production and the Value of Commodified Sociality.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781783485567 20161124
Analyzes twentieth-century media and cultural theories as they relate to changes in political economy, communication technology, popular culture and collective consciousness in the United States. It argues that much of contemporary media environment is operating as Western capitalist media have for more than a century, making these theories more relevant than ever.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781783485567 20161124
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
lxiii, 549 pages ; 26 cm
  • Regulating information technologies
  • Regulatory competence over the internet
  • Intermediaries within online regulation
  • Copyright and the internet
  • Domain names
  • Electronic commerce
  • Cybercrime
  • Content crimes
  • Privacy and data protection
  • Surveillance, data retention, and encryption
  • Intellectual property rights in software
  • Software licences, free and open source licensing (F/OSS), and 'software as a service' (SaaS).
The fifth edition of Information Technology Law continues to be dedicated to a detailed analysis of and commentary on the latest developments within this burgeoning field of law. It provides an essential read for all those interested in the interface between law and technology and the effect of new technological developments on the law. The contents have been restructured and the reordering of the chapters provides a coherent flow to the subject matter. Criminal law issues are now dealt with in two separate chapters to enable a more focused approach to content crime. The new edition contains both a significant amount of incremental change as well as substantial new material and, where possible, case studies have been used to illustrate significant issues. In particular, new additions include: * Social media and the criminal law; * The impact of the decision in Google Spain and the 'right to be forgotten'; * The Schrems case and the demise of the Safe Harbour agreement; * The judicial reassessment of the proportionality of ICT surveillance powers within the UK and EU post the Madrid bombings; * The expansion of the ICANN gTLDs and the redesigned domain name registration and dispute resolution processes.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415870160 20170321
Law Library (Crown)
Book
vi, 282 pages ; 25 cm.
Stanford University Libraries

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