Disabled people are among the most vulnerable populations during conflict situations or when natural disasters strike, experiencing higher mortality rates, fewer available resources and more difficulty in accessing help in refugee camps and in post-disaster environments. Already among the most...
To Be Published March 30th 2014 by Routledge
Jumpstart! Literacy and ICT brings together the creative world of language and technology in the bestselling and hugely popular format of the jumpstart series . This invaluable teacher aid is a collection of fun games and activities that use technology to stimulate imaginative discussion, trigger...
To Be Published March 29th 2014 by Routledge
Sarcoidosis represents a major challenge for physicians—not just in respiratory medicine, but across a range of specialties. This book, with a multidisciplinary authorship of the highest standard, presents the most up-to-date thinking on all aspects of the condition, from epidemiology to clinical...
Published February 23rd 2012 by CRC Press
Evaluating Old and New International Paradigms
Inclusive education is a complex and problematic concept that raises many questions. A team of prominent academics present fresh and critical perspectives on these issues, drawing upon their global resources and knowledge.The over-arching theme of this book is that social, political, economic and...
Published September 23rd 2008 by Routledge
Using Evidence-Based Teaching Strategies
Teachers around the globe are anxious to develop genuine, evidence-based policies and practices in their teaching of children with special educational needs, yet this field is notorious for the significant gap that exists between research and practice. What Really Works in Special and Inclusive...
Published November 21st 2007 by Routledge
Major Themes in Education
Series: Major Themes in Education
The field of special educational needs and inclusive education is not only of enormous importance to the study of education as a whole, it also constitutes a site of major debate. Conflicting arguments include: * changes in the conceptualisation of special needs* the role of assessment* the...
Published August 18th 2004 by Routledge
Published December 31st 2003 by Science Publishers
The Devolution Issue and the 1997 Referendum
Scotland has a parliament for the first time in almost 300 years, and this book is an account of how this came about. The authors trace the origins and history of the demand for home rule in Scotland, focusing particularly on developments following the failure of the first referendum on the issue...
Published March 29th 2000 by Routledge
]IGovernance in the Asia-Pacific is a student-friendly textbook which examines the governance of nation states in this diverse and rapidly-changing region. It sets out the range of political beliefs and styles that flourish and the similarities and differences between individual states and the ways...
Published August 5th 1998 by Routledge
A Tribute To Allen Newell
Based on a symposium honoring the extensive work of Allen Newell -- one of the founders of artificial intelligence, cognitive science, human-computer interaction, and the systematic study of computational architectures -- this volume demonstrates how unifying themes may be found in the diversity...
Published May 31st 1996 by Psychology Press