Many states in the Asia Pacific region are not built around a single homogenous people, but rather include many large, varied, different national groups. This book explores how states in the region attempt to develop commonality and a nation and the difficulties that arise. It discusses the...
To Be Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge
Beyond Human Rights
Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology
This book presents a new framing of policy debates on the question of racism through a discursive critique of contemporary issues and contexts, drawing on a program of new European research carried out between 2010 and 2013, with a central focus on the UK. This includes analysis of the discursive...
To Be Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge
While teaching the Numerical Methods for Engineers course over the last 15 years, the author found a need for a new textbook, one that was less elementary, provided applications and problems better suited for chemical engineers, and contained instruction in Visual Basic® for Applications (VBA)....
Published March 4th 2013 by CRC Press
Series: Sheffield Food Technology
Enzymes in Food Technology offers an overview of the rapidly expanding field of enzyme applications in food technology. It discusses the widespread use of enzymes in food processing improvement and innovation and explains the benefit of enzymes. The material focuses on enzymes that are produced,...
Published June 14th 2012 by Blackwell
This edited volume is the first book-length study focusing entirely on mobile phone use in China. Drawing on examples from a wide range of contemporary situations in China and beyond, the contributors argue that the mobile phone is in fact an important means by which one can understand a rapidly...
Published April 22nd 2012 by Routledge
This volume looks at school-university partnerships from sociocultural perspectives of learning that view participation in social practice as fundamental to the process of learning. Its two major themes – school-university partnership and sociocultural and social theories of learning – have both...
Published March 1st 2012 by Routledge
The Place of Desire in a Time of AIDS
Southeast Asian sex workers are stereotypically understood as passive victims of the political economy, and submissive to western men. The advent of HIV/AIDS only compounds this image. Sex Work in Southeast Asia is a cultural critique of HIV/AIDS prevention programmes targetting sex tourism...
Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge