The essays in this volume serve as a marker of the current state of studies in the history of science, technology and medicine in Japa, fields which remain small, despite Japan's reputation for technological innovation and solid record of Nobel Prize laureates in both science and medicine. The...
To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge
Trauma in older people aged over 65 is a rapidly growing field within orthopaedics. Up to two thirds of fractures occur as a result of a fall and about one third of all fractures occur in the over-65 population. The aim of this comprehensive new text is to present the epidemiology and management of...
To Be Published October 26th 2015 by CRC Press
Materials and Commentary on Criminal Law and Process in NSW, 6th Edition
The success of Criminal Laws lies both in its distinctive features and in its appeal to a range of readerships. As one review put it, it is simultaneously a textbook, casebook, handbook and reference work. As such it is ideal for criminal law and criminal justice courses as a teaching text,...
Published February 6th 2015 by Federation Press
Public Sociology in Action
Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology
This book exemplifies the "public sociology" approach to sociological research popularised by Michael Burawoy, showcasing how an approach that focuses on the powerful can bring new insights into how our society works. As a collection of empirically-rich sociological writings on power, influence and...
Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge
Civil Societies at Crossroads
Series: Development in Practice Books
Eruptions, Initiatives and Evolution in Citizen Activism is the result of a collaborative research project spanning Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe. The book analyses internal and external challenges to civil society in more than twenty countries. It investigates through...
Published October 3rd 2014 by Unknown
Series: Naval Staff Histories
This is the official Naval Staff history of the Norway campaign, originally published internally in 1951. It covers the period from early April 1940 to the completion of operations in June. The operation involved most of the Royal Navy's ships in the Home theatre at the time....
Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge
Over the past three decades there has been widespread commitment to an understanding that sport can play a key role in community development. The role of sport within communities has been promoted with a wide range of goals such as environmental considerations, encouragement of civic pride,...
Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge
This book examines the transformations of rural society and economy in the UK and US during the last half-century, and explores the significance of these trends and changes for community sustainability, quality of life and the environment. While both the UK and US are highly urbanised, rural people...
Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge