Although ambivalence characterizes the stance of scholars toward the desirability of close opinion-policy linkages in general, it is especially evident with regard to immigration. The controversy and disagreement about whether public opinion should drive immigration policy are among the factors...
Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge
In 2008, the editors published a well-cited journal paper arguing that while scholarly work on media representations of environmental issues had made substantial progress in textual analysis there had been much less work on visual representations. This is surprising given the increasingly visual...
Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge
A Study of Cosmopolitanism as Education
Winner of the 2013 American Educational Studies Association's 2013 Critics Choice Award! Teachers the world over are seeking creative ways to respond to the problems and possibilities generated by globalization. Many of them work with children and youth from increasingly varied backgrounds, with...
Published October 17th 2011 by Routledge
Theory and Practice, Fourth Edition
The practice of engineering noise control demands a solid understanding of the fundamentals of acoustics, the practical application of current noise control technology and the underlying theoretical concepts. This fully revised and updated fourth edition provides a comprehensive explanation of...
Published June 23rd 2009 by CRC Press
In order to feed their burgeoning populations, developing nations will need to double cereal production by the year 2050. This increase will have to come from existing land, as little potential exists for bringing new land under cultivation -- a daunting prospect when one realizes that increased...
Published May 26th 2005 by CRC Press
Can developing countries meet the food requirements of their growing populations without jeopardizing a natural resource base that is already under great stress?Can increases in food production achieved in the past two decades be sustained in the next two decades?Can developing countries achieve...
Published July 29th 2002 by CRC Press
Examines problems such as microbial contamination, building design, ventilation systems and psychological effects. It uses a multi-disciplined approach in examining the causes and effects of the interactions between occupants and non-industrial environments. The text also provides the reader with...
Published April 5th 2000 by CRC Press