Place- and community-based education – an approach to teaching and learning that starts with the local – addresses two critical gaps in the experience of many children now growing up in the United States: contact with the natural world and contact with community. It offers a way to extend...
Published February 2nd 2010 by Routledge
Series: Cold War History
This edited volume presents a comprehensive analysis of the ‘Baltic question’, which arose within the context of the Cold War, and which has previously received little attention. This volume brings together a group of international specialists on the international history of northern Europe. It...
Published November 27th 2009 by Routledge
Cognitive Therapy with Children and Young People
Post traumatic stress disorder develops after exposure to one or more terrifying events that have caused, or threatened to cause the sufferer grave physical harm. This book discusses how trauma-focused cognitive therapy can be used to help children and adolescents who suffer from post traumatic...
Published September 8th 2009 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 16th 2009 by Routledge
An Introduction to Development Studies, 3rd Edition
Geographies of Development: an Introduction to Development Studies remains a core, balanced and comprehensive introductory textbook for students of Development Studies, Development Geography and related fields. This clear and concise text encourages critical engagement by integrating...
Published May 15th 2008 by Routledge
In this volume, some of the world’s leading scholars involved in researching the fields of ethnopolitics, nationalism and ideas of nation and state, have come together to produce a work that is both original and accessible. The volume explores the rich, but sadly neglected tradition of thought on...
Published February 22nd 2008 by Routledge
For many communities and countries throughout the world tourism is the most valuable industry. Economic changes taking place in China, India, and the United States (with almost 3 billion people, half the world's population), for example, will have major impacts on the global tourism markets of...
Published November 2nd 2007 by Routledge
"Polished, clear, insightful, and meaningful.... This volume amounts to nothing less than a complete rethinking of what progressive education can be at its best and how education can be reconceptualized as one of the central practices of a genuinely democratic and sustainable society.... It is the...
Published August 13th 2007 by Routledge
Policy Responses to the Growing Threat of Antibiotic Resistance
Our ability to treat common bacterial infections with antibiotics goes back only 65 years. However, the authors of this report make it clear that sustaining a supply of effective and affordable antibiotics cannot be without changes to the incentives facing patients, physicians, hospitals, insurers,...
Published May 17th 2007 by Routledge
Providing a pictorial representation of this common and chronic disorder of the nervous system, this revision of the best-selling Atlas of Epilepsy complements existing textbooks. Covering diagnosis by EEG, pathology and neuroimaging, plus valuable material on prognosis and management, the second...
Published October 12th 2006 by CRC Press