This Handbook offers a state of the art overview of political leadership. Bell draws from not only the fields of political science and international relations but also from organization and management studies, anthropology and psychology. It focuses on the theory, history of the study, the...
To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge
Geotechnical Engineering of Dams, 2nd edition provides a comprehensive text on the geotechnical and geological aspects of the investigations for and the design and construction of new dams and the review and assessment of existing dams. The main emphasis of this work is on embankment dams, but much...
Published November 21st 2014 by CRC Press
David Bell and Kate Oakley survey the major debates emerging in cultural policy research, adopting an approach based on spatial scale to explore cultural policy in cities, nations and internationally. They contextualise these discussions with an exploration of what both ‘culture’ and ‘policy’ mean...
Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge
This updated and thoroughly revised second edition of the best-selling The Cybercultures Reader, includes specially selected contemporary articles by key thinkers in the expanding field of cybercultures studies. With general and thematic section introductions, a full bibliography and user guide,...
Published November 8th 2007 by Routledge
Manuel Castells and Donna Haraway
Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers
This book surveys a ‘cluster’ of works that seek to explore the cultures of cyberspace, the Internet and the information society. It introduces key ideas, and includes detailed discussion of the work of two key thinkers in this area, Manuel Castells and Donna Haraway, as well as outlining the...
Published December 13th 2006 by Routledge
Urban Experience Beyond the Metropolis
Series: Questioning Cities
Until now, much research in the field of urban planning and change has focused on the economic, political, social, cultural and spatial transformations of global cities and larger metropolitan areas. In this topical new volume, David Bell and Mark Jayne redress this balance, focusing on urban...
Published July 13th 2006 by Routledge
Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies
Series: Critical Concepts
This impressive set provides a historical contextualization and up-to-date overview of ‘cyberculture’ – a term understood as the cultural perspective on new information and communications technologies. Presenting a comprehensive account of the evolution, current forms, uses and theories of...
Published April 25th 2006 by Routledge