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  1. Development Through Bricolage By Frances Cleaver

    Why, despite an emphasis on 'getting institutions right', do development initiatives so infrequently deliver as planned? Why do many institutions designed for natural resource management (e.g. Water User Associations, Irrigation Committees, Forest Management Councils) not work as planners intended? This book disputes the model of development by design and argues that institutions are formed through the uneven patching together of old practices and accepted norms with new arrangements.

  2. Competition and Efficiency in International Food Supply Chains By John Williams

    Why have food crises seemingly become more frequent in recent years, compared to the last few decades? This book examines an array of different issues and distortions that are causing food supply chain dysfunction in many countries, particularly for staple non-perishable foods such as grains, oilseeds, pulses and sugar.

  3. The Ancient Greeks: History and Culture from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander

    With over 150 maps, illustrations and photographs, and a chronological table and glossary of key terms, The Ancient Greeks offers students a comprehensive introduction to the history and culture of the ancient Greek world for the period c.800-323 BC.

  4. New Edition: The Historians of Ancient Rome

    Now in it's 3rd edition, The Historians of Ancient Rome is the most comprehensive collection of ancient sources for Roman history available in a single English volume. The ideal resource for students and lecturers of undergraduate courses, as well as the general reader with an interest in Roman history

  5. Electrical Wiring for Domestic Installers 14th Edition (March 2012)

    This book has for many years been the standard guide to the practical aspects of domestic electrical wiring. It explains how to carry out work safely and correctly in a step-by-step manner. Essential reading for anyone obtaining a Domestic Installer Scheme Qualification which relates to Part P of the Building Regulations, and a handy pocket guide to best practice for electrician.

    For more information about the book or to order a copy click here

  6. Modern Land Law 8th Edition (June 2012)

    Reviews from the previous edition

    "Very enjoyable reading from an author who clearly understands the subject, the aim of the book and the reader’s needs." Meryl Thomas, Professor of Property Law, Birmingham City University

    "Very comprehensive yet relatively compact … well written." Jonathan Clore, Lecturer in Law, BPP Law School

    "Modern Land Law gives an excellent overview of the subject." Stephen Davies, Associate Tutor in Law, University of Surrey
     

    For more information about the book click here

  7. Real Estate (July 2012)

    Traditional studies of the property market have tended to focus solely on commercial and legal issues, but the growing importance of the issue of sustainability means that a different approach is needed.

    Written by an author team of experienced property professionals, this essential introductory textbook is well suited for property, planning and architecture students on undergraduate, graduate and conversion courses, as well as those on CPD and training programmes in related areas.

    For more information about the book click here

    For more information about the Natural and Built Environment Series Click here

  8. A Guide to Energy Management

    This comprehensive guide clearly and concisely covers the various issues from a theoretical standpoint and provides practical, worked examples where appropriate, along with examples of how the calculations are carried out.

    Topics covered include:

    • where and how energy is used in buildings
    • energy audits
    • measuring and monitoring energy use
    • techniques for reducing energy use in buildings
    • legislative issues.

    For more information about the book click here

  9. Landscape: Pattern, Perception and Process 2nd Edition (July 2012)

    Reviews of the previous edition:

    'The book provides a good introduction to many of the recent theories on patterns in nature, and would provide an excellent starting point for further research.' - Landscape Design

    'Bell includes recent concepts and provides detailed descriptions of up-to-date design methods … this ecologically insightful book raises critical issues.' - Architectural Review

    'This is a wide-ranging book which seeks to synthesize knowledge across disciplines as diverse as geomorphology, ecology, psychology and philosophical esthetics.' - Landscape Research

     

    For more information about Simon Bell's new book click here

  10. Climate Change and Tourism By Susanne Becken and John Hay

    The contribution of tourism to climate change, and the likely consequences of climate change for key tourist destinations, has been well reported and discussed. Yet, there is a lack of evidence-based systematic practical advice as to how the tourism industry should respond to the challenge of climate change. Building on a sound conceptual understanding of the links between climate change and tourism, this book shows how the tourism sector might best respond.

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