Library of Science & Technology

A History of Japanese Mathematics - by David Eugene Smith and Yoshio Mikami Purchase Yoshio Mikami was an authority on wasan, native Japanese mathematics, and published multiple works on the topic in different languages. A colleague of David Eugene Smith suggested he work with Mikami to produce this volume. As Smith states in the introduction, “The aim in writing this work…Read more A History of Japanese Mathematics
Agent-Based Model Basics: A Guidebook & Checklist for Policy Researchers - by Dr. Liz Johnson Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace With ABM (agent-based model simulations, researchers can observe the dynamics of agents, the collective, and the interrelating environment, in relation to policy. ABM simulations are well suited for capturing relationship connections and interaction processes from heterogeneous agents in operation during the policy process. ABMs…Read more Agent-Based Model Basics: A Guidebook & Checklist for Policy Researchers
Anti-Poverty Measures in America: Scientism and Other Obstacles - Editors, Max J. Skidmore and Biko Koenig Purchase Anti-Poverty Measures in America brings together a remarkable collection of essays in two groups. The first group consists of papers dealing with the inhibiting effects of scientism—an over-dependence on scientific methodology that is prevalent in the social sciences, particularly in political science. Employing the methods of science…Read more Anti-Poverty Measures in America: Scientism and Other Obstacles
Caribbean Perspectives on Criminology and Criminal Justice: Volume 1 - Editor: Wendell C. Wallace, PhD Purchase If your desire is to attain a greater understanding of theoretical frameworks, methodologies, and pragmatic discussions on criminology and criminal justice in the Caribbean, then this is the book for you. This book is a direct response to the call for a Caribbean Criminology as espoused by Ken Pryce…Read more Caribbean Perspectives on Criminology and Criminal Justice: Volume 1
Caribbean Perspectives on Criminology and Criminal Justice: Volume 2 - Dr. Wendell C. Wallace, Editor Purchase In this volume and the one that precedes it, Dr Wendell C. Wallace has not only succeeded in bringing together a fascinating collection of papers that illustrate the uniqueness (as well as sharedness) of Caribbean Criminology, he has succeeded in putting Caribbean Criminology very firmly back on the intellectual…Read more Caribbean Perspectives on Criminology and Criminal Justice: Volume 2
Collaborating Through Virtual Communities Using Cloud Technology - by Diane Stottlemyer Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Collaboration and communication are both essential for successful interaction and participation in virtual communities. In this book, there are discussions of how a virtual community can be an essential communication tool to enhance traditional and online schools. In addition, the virtual community can provide information…Read more Collaborating Through Virtual Communities Using Cloud Technology
Contracting, Logistics, Reverse Logistics: The Project, Program and Portfolio Approach - by Dr. Robert Lee Gordon Purchase through Amazon  Contracting, logistics, and reverse logistics are intertwined with the project management, program management, and portfolio management disciplines. In recent years, organizations have started to offer certifications into the strategic areas of program and portfolios. Contracting, logistics, and reverse logistics are strategic opportunities for companies. For this reason,…Read more Contracting, Logistics, Reverse Logistics: The Project, Program and Portfolio Approach
Demand the Impossible: Essays in History as Activism - Editors: Nathan Wuertenberg and William Horne Purchase through Amazon  Born from the wave of activism that followed the inauguration of President Trump, Demand the Impossible asks scholars what they can do to help solve present-day crises. The twelve essays in this volume draw inspiration from present-day activists. They examine the role of history in shaping…Read more Demand the Impossible: Essays in History as Activism
Disaster Response: Medical and Health Policies - by Arnauld Nicogossian, Edited by Bonnie Stabile Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Disaster Response offers research and insights from medical professionals and policy scholars to help improve interventions and reduce suffering when disasters occur, whether they result from natural or human made threats.
Drinking-Water and Ice Supplies and Their Relations to Health and Disease: Filtration in the 1900s - by T. Mitchell Prudden MD Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Theophil Mitchell Prudden (1849-1924) wrote numerous medical books, focusing on rather mundane aspects of life and their connection to health, such as Story of the Bacteria (1889) and Dust and its Dangers (1891). Prudden was born in Connecticut and studied at Yale where…Read more Drinking-Water and Ice Supplies and Their Relations to Health and Disease: Filtration in the 1900s
Geopolitics of Outer Space: Global Security and Development - by Ilayda Aydin Purchase Civilization in the twenty-first century is characterized by its technological capacity, which is substantially realized through space technologies. A desire for increased security and rapid development is driving nation-states to engage in an intensifying competition for speed and superiority to better utilize the unique assets of space. This competition, however, is…Read more Geopolitics of Outer Space: Global Security and Development
Growing Inequality: Bridging Complex Systems, Population Health, and Health Disparities - Editors: George A. Kaplan, Ana V. Diez Roux, Carl P. Simon, and Sandro Galea No single factor—but a system of intertwined causes — explains why America’s health is poorer than the health of other wealthy countries and why health inequities persist despite our efforts. Teasing apart the relationships between these many causes to find solutions…Read more Growing Inequality: Bridging Complex Systems, Population Health, and Health Disparities
Israel’s Future Wars: Military and Political Aspects of Israel’s Coming Wars - by Ehud Eilam Purchase through Amazon  This book examines Israel’s possible future wars in the upcoming years. It analyzes the strategic background and the nature of operations of those wars and concentrates on feasible future battlefields of Israel in Iran, Lebanon, Syria, the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and Sinai.   “Eilam’s work provides valuable…Read more Israel’s Future Wars: Military and Political Aspects of Israel’s Coming Wars
Issues in Maritime Cyber Security - Editors: Dr. Joe DiRenzo III, Dr. Nicole K. Drumhiller, Dr. Fred S. Roberts Purchase Free Chapter Download The world relies on maritime commerce to move exceptionally large portions of goods, services, and people. Collectively this effort comprises the Maritime Transportation System or MTS. A major component of this daunting multifaceted enterprise are cyber networks, and…Read more Issues in Maritime Cyber Security
Modern Methods in Horology - by Grant Hood Purchase through Amazon This book offers a history of horology to the turn of the 20th century, with chapters on watchmaking and repair. Perhaps author Grant Hood can put the aims of the book in the best perspective: “Knowing the difficulties that present themselves to the average watchmaker as he begins serving…Read more Modern Methods in Horology
Planning Resilience for High-Impact Threats to Critical Infrastructure - by Charles L. Manto and Stephanie Lokmer Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace The InfraGard National Electromagnetic Pulse Special Interest Group (EMP SIG) was formed in July 2011 for the purpose of sharing information about catastrophic threats to our nation’s critical infrastructure. Those threats include extreme space weather, manmade EMP, cyber attacks, coordinated physical…Read more Planning Resilience for High-Impact Threats to Critical Infrastructure
Policy Perspectives from Promising New Scholars in Complexity - Edited by Dr. Liz Johnson and Dr. Joseph Cochran Purchase through Amazon  The world is getting more complex causing policy problems to seemingly get bigger and become more intractable. Traditional approaches and conventional methodologies alone are no longer adequate to solve policy problems in our interconnected global environment. Promising new scholars in the field of…Read more Policy Perspectives from Promising New Scholars in Complexity
Policy Perspectives from Promising New Scholars in Complexity, Volume II - Editors:  Dr. Liz Johnson and Dr. Joseph Cochran Purchase through Amazon  The world is getting more complex causing policy problems to seemingly get bigger and become more intractable. Traditional approaches and conventional methodologies alone are no longer adequate to solve policy problems in our interconnected global environment. Promising new scholars in the field of policy and complexity…Read more Policy Perspectives from Promising New Scholars in Complexity, Volume II
Policy Perspectives from Promising New Scholars in Complexity: Volume III - Dr. Liz Johnson and Dr. Joseph Cochran, Editors Purchase The world is getting more complex causing policy problems to seemingly get bigger and become more intractable. Traditional approaches and conventional methodologies alone are no longer adequate to solve policy problems in our interconnected global environment. Promising new scholars in the field of policy and complexity are…Read more Policy Perspectives from Promising New Scholars in Complexity: Volume III
Policy Perspectives from Promising New Scholars in Complexity: Volume IV - Editors: Dr. Liz Johnson , Dr. Joseph Cochran, Kristopher Heiser  Purchase The world is getting more complex causing policy problems to seemingly get bigger and become more intractable. Traditional approaches and conventional methodologies alone are no longer adequate to solve policy problems in our interconnected global environment. Promising new scholars in the field of policy and…Read more Policy Perspectives from Promising New Scholars in Complexity: Volume IV
Resilient Hospitals Handbook: Strengthening Healthcare and Public Health Resilience in Advance of a Prolonged and Widespread Power Outage - by Charles “Chuck” Manto, Earl Motzer PhD, James Terbush MD Purchase through Amazon  A number of high-impact threats to critical infrastructure can result in a regional or nationwide months-long power outage, making it unlikely for timely outside help to arrive. Hospitals are encouraged to gain the capacity to make and store enough power on-site to…Read more Resilient Hospitals Handbook: Strengthening Healthcare and Public Health Resilience in Advance of a Prolonged and Widespread Power Outage
Signpost of Learning: King Bhumibol’s Pilot Projects on Sufficiency and Sustainability in Food and Food Production - by Frank W. Skilbeck and Keokam Kraisoraphong Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Agriculture-related development projects in this publication, all initiated and nurtured by His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej and members of Thailand’s royal family, are presented out of heartfelt concern for the less fortunate and with infinite respect for the future of mankind.
Social Media Writing Lesson Plans for YouTube, Facebook, NaNoWriMo, CreateSpace: Bonus Intro to Blogger - by Dr. Erik Bean and Emily Waszak Purchase through Amazon   Your students are already using social networks. Why not take their lessons to where they spend much time? Social Media Writing Lesson Plans published by Westphalia Press imprint of the Policy Studies Organization, Washington, D.C. is geared towards secondary and higher education English and composition teachers…Read more Social Media Writing Lesson Plans for YouTube, Facebook, NaNoWriMo, CreateSpace: Bonus Intro to Blogger
The Design of Life: Development from a Human Perspective - by Dr. Norman S. Rose PhD Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace “The spiral is the pattern of all things in the universe that move and grow.” With those words, Dr. John Waskom would take his audience through time and space, through cosmos and microcosm, through human anatomy, and finally through the stages of…Read more The Design of Life: Development from a Human Perspective
The Story of Alchemy and the Beginnings of Chemistry - by M. M. Pattison Muir Purchase Matthew Moncrieff Pattison Muir was born into a wealthy Scottish family on April 1, 1848 in Glasgow. He was encouraged through his upbringing in an interest in the natural sciences, and focused on chemistry. He did indeed become a chemistry professor at Gonville and Caius College in Cambridge. By…Read more The Story of Alchemy and the Beginnings of Chemistry
Triple Threat Power Grid Exercise: High Impact Threats Workshop and Tabletop Exercises Examining Extreme Space Weather, EMP and Cyber Attacks - by Charles Manto, Dr. George Baker III, Terry Donat MD, David Hunt, William Kaewert, Mary Lasky, Cedrick Leighton, Dana C. Reynolds, Robert Rutledge Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace About this Workshop and Tabletop Exercise Package: This InfraGard National Electromagnetic Pulse Special Interest Group (EMP SIG) exercise package facilitates discussions, planning and preparation for…Read more Triple Threat Power Grid Exercise: High Impact Threats Workshop and Tabletop Exercises Examining Extreme Space Weather, EMP and Cyber Attacks
US Ballistic Missile Defense and Deterrence Postures: The New Cold War Era Perspective on the Wartime Use of Active Missile Defenses - by Grzegorz Nycz Purchase This book discusses most recent developments in the area of US ballistic missile defense with an eye on its battlefield capacities since the Kuwait war, analyzed from the perspective of deterrence postures encompassing the key post-Cold War security challenges (Middle East, Far East, Eastern Europe). The analyzed cases of missile defense…Read more US Ballistic Missile Defense and Deterrence Postures: The New Cold War Era Perspective on the Wartime Use of Active Missile Defenses

 

 

 

 

Westphalia Press titles include older texts which teachers find useful for comparative purposes, as they often show the changing attitudes through the years to such issues as race, religion, theses about the sciences and social sciences. Both original and “golden oldies” reprint suggestions are warmly welcome. Our Policy Studies Organization journals and conferences, which are offered hybrid as f2f and virtual, are also helpful in building curriculum.