Emerging Issues, Legal Policy and Public Health
Emerging drugs such as synthetic marijuana and bath salts present critical problems not only for the public but also for law enforcement, public health officials, policy makers, and educators. This book serves both as an introduction to the world of these novel drugs as well as a guide for better...
To Be Published November 25th 2014 by CRC Press
Bakhtin and the Other
It has seemed at times that there is no neutral territory between those who see Bakhtin as the practitioner of a kind of neo-Marxist, or at least materialist, deconstruction and those who look at the same texts and see a defender of traditional, liberal humanist values and classical conceptions of...
Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge
What Has Been Learned?
Academic studies of ‘terrorism’ grew exponentially in number after the September 11 attacks. The problem was that much of this work of ‘orthodox’ terrorism studies was biased, often shoddily researched and was too closely identified with the power centres of Western states. Its denizens were often...
Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge
Collaborations with Habitat for Humanity
If you're looking for ways to give back to your community, then this book, the first to profile thirteen projects designed and built by architects and Habitat for Humanity, will help. Detailed plans, sections, and photographs show you how these projects came about, the strategies used by each team...
Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge
Examining Global and Regional Responses to Disasters
A host of natural and man-made disasters have plagued the world in the twenty-first century, many with significant global impact. The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, the Indian Ocean tsunami, and Hurricane Katrina all affected broad regions with devastating results. The need for better emergency...
Published June 15th 2011 by CRC Press
Diversity, Health Impacts, Investigation and Control, Second Edition
In 2007, scientists estimated the direct cost of diseases associated with mould and dampness on the US population to be in the range of 4 billion dollars, and the indirect costs of lost work and school days are gauged even higher. The US Centers for Disease Control recently concluded that...
Published April 12th 2011 by CRC Press
Exploring Global Opportunities and Challenges
Once again nature’s fury has taken a toll in pain, suffering, and lives lost. In recognition of the need for a rapid and appropriate response, CRC Press will donate $5 to the American Red Cross for every copy of Community Disaster Recovery and Resiliency: Exploring Global Opportunities and...
Published October 11th 2010 by CRC Press
Theoretical Advances, Case Studies, and Clinical Innovations
This text is the first to provide a contextual understanding of the clinical issues that affect men and masculinity across a wide range of cultural and national settings. It demonstrates that gender can no longer be viewed as an isolated characteristic; in an era of increased globalization, mental...
Published August 1st 2010 by Routledge
Rethinking Literacies Across the Curriculum
Series: Improving Learning
What's the problem with literacy at college? How might everyday literacy be harnessed for educational ends? Based on the first major study of literacy practices in colleges in the UK, this book explores the reading and writing associated with learning subjects across the college curriculum. It...
Published February 15th 2009 by Routledge