Social Problems in the UK: An Introduction is the first textbook on contemporary social issues to contextualise social problems within the disciplines of sociology, social policy, criminology and applied social science. Drawing on the research and teaching experience of academics in these areas,...
To Be Published June 29th 2014 by Routledge
Local government passed unscathed through the political and economic upheavals which followed the Great Depression. Contemporary commentators had every reason to look forward to continued growth and expansion in the role of local government, which was seen as the main vehicle for the social...
Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge
Effects on Agriculture, Biodiversity, and Ecological Processes
Series: Advances in Agroecology
By 2050, the global population of humans is predicted to increase by 35%. Approximately 70% more food may be required, and this will take place against a backdrop of 15-40% land degradation. This book examines land use intensification and biodiversity conservation and its impacts. It also discusses...
Published July 25th 2012 by CRC Press
Designing Management Control Systems that Deliver Value
Local Government is an area where management skills are tested to the extreme. With political considerations evident both locally and nationally, managing resources can be complex and subject to change. This book introduces new concepts and new ways of doing business that can greatly enhance the...
Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge
Series: CBT Distinctive Features
Schema Therapy combines proven cognitive behavioral therapy techniques with elements of interpersonal, experiential, and psychodynamic therapies in order to help people with long-term mental health problems including personality disorders and chronic depression. Schema Therapy suggests that many...
Published September 2nd 2010 by Routledge
Series: Lloyd's Shipping Law Library
The third edition of this bestselling book continues to provide the only comprehensive guide to voyage charters. It analyses on a clause-by-clause basis two major charterparty forms, the Gencon and Asbatankvoy, as well as containing a detailed commentary on the Hague and Hague-Visby Rules....
Published February 14th 2007 by Informa Law from Routledge
In Vitro-In Vivo Correlation
During the last two decades, the pharmaceutical industry has been under pressure to reduce development costs and the time needed to bring drugs to market in order to maximize return on investment and bring treatments to patients sooner. To meet these ends, pharmaceutical scientists working in the...
Published February 11th 2007 by CRC Press
This new book shows how international crises are dangerous episodes that can be destabilizing not only to the actors directly involved but also to the entire international system. Recognizing the primacy of crises as defining moments in international relations, scholars and policy makers...
Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge
How to Direct a Musical is a lively and practical guide to the seemingly overwhelming task of directing a musical. David Young brings to this handbook his extensive experience as a director of over 100 productions and more than 250 workshops in the US, China, Senegal and Brazil. Young takes a...
Published April 4th 1995 by Routledge
The landscape we see and live in is an important part or our everyday lives, be they urban or rural. Environmental concern has grown in recent years, as a result of public awareness of the detrimental impact industry, transport and tourism can have on the ecosystem. This book examines the role of...
Published March 30th 1994 by CRC Press