People throughout the world are now commemorating the centenary of the start of the First World War. For historians of international business and finance, it is an opportunity to reflect on the impact of the war on global business activity. The world economy was highly integrated in the early...
To Be Published May 1st 2016 by Routledge
Introduction to Gangs is a practical guide and handbook for anyone dealing with gang violence, including police, courts, prisons, community police psychologists, and more. It includes case studies, illustrations of gang graffiti, gang terminology, gang identification, maps or illustrations, summary...
To Be Published February 26th 2016 by CRC Press
Cost management of all building projects has become increasingly important as clients in the public and private sector demand the highest quality cost planning services with accurate budgeting and cost control. All members of the design team must integrate their activities to ensure that a high...
To Be Published January 25th 2016 by Routledge
This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of ocean resources and management by focusing on critical issues relating to human development and the marine environment, their interrelationships as expressed through the uses of the sea as a resource, and the regional expression of these...
To Be Published October 27th 2015 by Routledge
An Evidence-based Approach
The health-related effects of asbestos have long been mired in controversy, with industry and plaintiff attorneys playing a significant role. This comprehensive book provides a balanced and extensive evidence-based critical analysis of the literature concerning asbestos-related diseases, from a...
To Be Published October 27th 2015 by CRC Press
Series: Textbooks in Mathematics
Taking a slightly different approach from similar texts, Introduction to Abstract Algebra presents abstract algebra as the main tool underlying discrete mathematics and the digital world. It helps students fully understand groups, rings, semigroups, and monoids by rigorously building concepts from...
To Be Published October 14th 2015 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Forty Years Since the Soviet Satellite
This book explores Russia's stunning success of ushering in the space age by launching Sputnik and beating the United States into space. It also examines the formation of NASA, the race for human exploration of the moon, the reality of global satellite communications, and a new generation of...
Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge
The Work of Watching
Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology
Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras are a prominent, if increasingly familiar, feature of urbanism. They symbolize the faith that spatial authorities place in technical interventions for the treatment of social problems. CCTV was principally introduced to sterilize municipalities, to govern...
Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge
Law, Diplomacy and Politics Governing Resource Security
Few nations rely upon the ocean as much as Japan for livelihood, culture and transport. The seas have long played a vital role for the Japanese, helping to support the economic and social life of a nation that possesses few resources and little arable land, and sustain a population that has nearly...
Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge
9 Rules for Success
Although the nature of service delivery varies significantly from profession to profession, the way the service is delivered tends to be fairly consistent among professions—or, at least, it should be. A step-by-step guide, Managing Professional Service Delivery—9 Rules for Success describes in...
Published June 5th 2014 by CRC Press