Launched in April 2006, the United Nation’s Principles for Responsible Investment has been signed by 860 financial institutions, representing more than 25 trillion US$ in the first five years of their existence. This means that roughly 25% of the world’s financial institutions have made some...
To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge
This book provides an assessment and commentary of governmental coercive uses of force, whether by civilian law enforcement officers in the United States or by military service members overseas. It examines the ethical, legal, psychological and tactical realities of such encounters using specific...
To Be Published May 15th 2015 by CRC Press
Proceedings of the George A. Talland Memorial Conference
Originally published in 1980, this book contains the proceedings from a memorial conference held in honour of George A. Talland, who made a significant contribution to the area of memory and aging. The major objective of the volume was to stimulate research towards a more comprehensive...
Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press
The Akhbar Majmu'a
The Akhbar majmu‘a, or 'Collected Accounts', deal with the Muslim conquest of the Iberian peninsula in 711 and subsequent events in al-Andalus, down to and including the reign of ‘Abd al-Rahman III (912-961), founder of the Umayyad caliphate of al-Andalus . No Arabic text dealing with the early...
Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge
Series: CRC Marine Biology Series
Following the success of the bestselling third edition, this newly updated and completely revised fourth edition of The Physiology of Fishes provides comprehensive coverage of the most important aspects of the form and function of fishes. It covers the most recent advances as well as fundamental...
Published November 25th 2013 by CRC Press
The Rise and Fall of DADT
Throughout history, homosexuality has been a complicating factor for men and women electing to serve in the armed forces of the United States. The right to serve became increasingly complicated when the Department of Defense responded to congressional legislation in 1993 by adopting a policy that...
Published October 1st 2013 by Routledge
The uncertain, complex and problematic relationships between masculinity and education have come to occupy a prominent position within the sociology of education in recent years. This collection of articles brings together a range of different perspectives, offering both empirical and theoretical...
Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge
Drylands are a sizeable part of the world's potentially arable land. They vary from the hyper-arid regions of the classic deserts of Africa and Asia to the more common semi-arid and sub-humid areas that support extensive agricultural systems dependent on rainfall or irrigation. Following their...
Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge
Cinema, Defense and Subversion
Series: Media, War and Security
This book investigates representations of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Hollywood films, and the synergies between Hollywood product, U.S. military/defense interests and U.S. foreign policy. As probably the best known of the many different intelligence agencies of the US, the CIA is an...
Published December 7th 2012 by Routledge
With the recent proliferation of service-oriented architectures (SOA), cloud computing technologies, and distributed-interconnected systems, distributed fusion is taking on a larger role in a variety of applications—from environmental monitoring and crisis management to intelligent buildings and...
Published November 14th 2012 by CRC Press