A Research Handbook
How do policy makers and managers square the circle of increasing demand and expectations for the delivery and quality of services against a backdrop of reduced public funding from government and philanthropists? Leaders, executives, and managers are increasingly focusing on service operations...
To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge
Networked and Social Media Technologies and the Challenges for Policing
Cybercrime has recently experienced an ascending position in national security agendas world-wide. It has become part of the National Security Strategies of a growing number of countries, becoming a Tier One threat, above organised crime and fraud generally. Furthermore, new techno-social...
Published May 8th 2014 by Routledge
A reading, with commentary, of the complete texts of the Kyoto School discussions of "The Standpoint of World History and Japan"
The transcripts of the three Kyoto School roundtable discussions of the theme of ‘the standpoint of world history and Japan’ may now be judged to form the key source text of responsible Pacific War revisionism. Published in the pages of Chuo Koron, the influential magazine of enlightened elite...
Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge
Cases in Global Governance
‘Global governance’ has become a key concept in the contemporary study of international politics, yet what the term means and how it works remains in question. Governing the World: Cases in Global Governance takes an alternative approach to understanding the concept by exploring how global...
Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge
Toward a Green Silicon Island
Taiwan experienced a highly successful economic transformation in the last 50 years that produced one of Asia’s genuine ‘miracles’ of modern development, in terms of improvement in per capita income and overall quality of material well being for its citizens. The process, though, involved rapid...
Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge
History, Theory and Practice
This textbook provides a historical survey of economic and political development theory and practice from 1945. Against the background of changes in global politics, it explores how the project of international development has been shaped in a series of wider contexts. Divided into two historical...
Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge
Liberalism, Governance and Sovereignty
In the 1990s the World Bank changed its policy to take the position that the problems of poverty and governance are inextricably linked, and improving the governance of its borrower countries became increasingly accepted as a legitimate and important part of the World Bank’s development activities....
Published February 13th 2011 by Routledge
With contributions from some of the most notable experts in the field, Performance Tuning of Scientific Applications presents current research in performance analysis. The book focuses on the following areas. Performance monitoring: Describes the state of the art in hardware and software tools...
Published November 22nd 2010 by CRC Press
The Case of Darfur
Series: Security and Governance
The ongoing crisis in Darfur, Sudan has stimulated a huge amount of political and academic interest across the world. The crisis has been both reflective and constitutive of key areas of contestation and change within contemporary international society. This book examines the crisis in Darfur as...
Published December 15th 2009 by Routledge
Series: Improving Learning
Improving Learning by Widening Participation in Higher Education presents a strong and coherent rationale for improving learning for diverse students from a range of socio-economic, ethnic/racial and gender backgrounds within higher education, and for adults across the life course. Edited by...
Published September 16th 2009 by Routledge