Building a Bridge to the New Millennium
Series: Routledge Historical Americans
In 1993, William J. Clinton, began his eight year stint as forty-second president of the United States. A key figure of change in the Democratic party, Clinton's political and personal actions ensured his lasting status as a controversial figure. In Bill Clinton, David Bennett traces the...
To Be Published February 28th 2014 by Routledge
Based on fresh thinking and real world evidence, this book offers a rational method for accounting for the carbon impact of concrete in contemporary architecture. It sets out a series of case studies of different building types constructed in concrete. Based on new thinking and real world evidence,...
Published February 28th 2010 by RIBA Publishing
Culture, Class, Distinction is major contribution to international debates regarding the role of cultural capital in relation to modern forms of inequality. Drawing on a national study of the organisation of cultural practices in contemporary Britain, the authors review Bourdieu’s...
Published August 16th 2009 by Routledge
Surveillance, Security and Identification in Global Perspective
National identity cards are in the news. While paper ID documents have been used in some countries for a long time, today's rapid growth features high-tech IDs with built-in biometrics and RFID chips. Both long-term trends towards e-Government and the more recent responses to 9/11 have prompted the...
Published July 21st 2008 by Routledge
Provides the reader with technical guidance and practical information on the mechanics and fundamentals on how to achieve a fine concrete finish. This book examines the techniques of concrete compaction and placement; the surface treatment of cast concrete to prevent dirt ingress and staining; and...
Published August 31st 2007 by RIBA Publishing
Current Perspectives and Future Challenges
Series: Applied Psychology Series
Over the course of the past few years, teaching, research, and practice has underscored the importance of performance measurement and criterion development as topics of great interest, considerable debate, and some misunderstanding. It has also become clear that the field needs to address a...
Published April 27th 2006 by Psychology Press
National and International Perspectives
This work challenges the notion that there is "one right way" to approach school leadership. Presenting key policies and approaches to organization and management of 14 school leaders from the UK and internationally, it seeks to reflect the diversity of approaches possible in given situations....
Published October 31st 2000 by Routledge
Rethinking Difference and Identity
The idea of the nation is globally in crisis, but multiculturalism has often seemed to name a specifically national debate. Multicultural States challenges the national focus of these debates by investigating theories, policies and practices of cultural pluralism across eight countries with...
Published September 30th 1998 by Routledge