International Harmonization and Local Realities
Series: Pathways to Sustainability
Examining the regulation of technologies, this book explores how the drive to harmonize regulatory policies across the world is at odds with the increasingly diverse local settings in which they are implemented. The authors use a 'framings' approach that starts with the concerns and experiences of...
Published April 4th 2011 by Routledge
What is the relationship between sport and national identity? What can sport tell us about changing perceptions of national identity?Bringing together the work of established historians and younger commentators, this illuminating text surveys the last half-century, giving due attention to the place...
Published March 10th 2004 by Routledge
Since the late 1980s the experiences of work and employment in the former communist world have been profoundly transformed. Work, Employment and Transition brings together a series of essays by leading international scholars which highlights the varied and complex forms that work and employment...
Published February 6th 2002 by Routledge
Series: British Politics and Society
The pressures and demands of professionalism and commercialization have transformed Britain's sports. At the end of the 20th century sports have been packaged and marketed as mass entertainment for a national or even international audience. This volume explores different facets of this phenomenon....
Published September 28th 2000 by Routledge
This book draws on a wide range of management theory and shows its relevance and relationship to early years settings. Case studies are used to provide the starting point for reflection, and throughout the chapters you are asked to consider the examples, stand back, interpret and audit your own...
Published March 31st 1999 by Routledge
The Political Economy of Post-Communist Transformations
Theorizing Transition provides a comprehensive examination of the development of the economic, political, social and cultural transformations in post-Communist Europe and offers an important critique of transition theory and policy. The authors create the basis of a theoretical understanding of...
Published April 8th 1998 by Routledge
Portrait of a Political Weekly 1913-1931
This volume reveals how a fledgling Fabian journal came to play a key role in the growth of the modern Labour Party. The author compares its first journalists with later generations of editors and writers and rediscovers the early, and lasting, importance of the British Left's best-known magazine....
Published January 31st 1996 by Routledge