Michael Oakshott described conservatism as a non-ideological preference for the familiar, tried, actual, limited, near, sufficient, convenient and present. Historically, conservatives have been associated with attempts to sustain social harmony between classes and groups within an organic,...
To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by Routledge
Introducing engineering students to numerical analysis and computing, this book covers a range of topics suitable for the first three years of a four year undergraduate engineering degree. The teaching of computing to engineers is hampered by the lack of suitable problems for the students to tackle...
Published October 14th 2008 by CRC Press
Acute Pain brings coverage of this diverse area together in a single comprehensive clinical reference, from the basic mechanisms underlying the development of acute pain, to the various treatments that can be applied to control it in different clinical settings. Much expanded in this second edition...
Published September 26th 2008 by CRC Press
How Governments Can Learn from Experience
This book provides a fresh look at the process by which governments hold themselves accountable to their citizens for performance. Unlike the plethora of other books in the field, it examines all aspects of the Performance Management and Budgeting issue, not only from the federal, state, and local...
Published December 15th 2007 by Routledge
A Global Introduction
This book outlines and assesses the Marxist tradition as it developed in the twentieth century, and considers its place and standing as we move into the twenty-first century. It is divided into three parts examining Marxism historically, geographically and thematically: Part 1 analyzes early...
Published September 11th 2007 by Routledge
Providing students with a commonsense approach to the solution of engineering problems and packed full of practical case studies to illustrate the role of the engineer, the type of work involved and the methodologies employed in engineering practice, this textbook is a comprehensive introduction to...
Published August 23rd 2007 by CRC Press
Children with brain and spinal tumors account for 20-25% of childhood cancers. Until the early 1990s there had been little progress in the development of new treatments, and outcomes were not improving despite advances seen in other childhood cancers. During the past 10 years, however, there has...
Published July 30th 2004 by CRC Press
Case Studies, Experience and Practice
In the 21st century technology has become an essential part of teaching and learning. This manual provides practical advice on teaching in a wide range of technologies, including the internet and multimedia packages. Using case studies to illustrate the key concepts, this book aims to promote...
Published July 1st 2001 by Routledge
Inclusion is a buzzword of the 1990s. Politicians now stress their commitment to inclusion and social justice - not competition. For schools, inclusion means accepting and educating all children, irrespective of their difficulties.The new inclusive mood is about including everyone in society's...
Published November 13th 1997 by Routledge