Tools and Techniques for Saving Energy, Money, and Resources
Connecting the green agenda in IT to the broader overall green agenda, this book shows how going green can pay for itself with reduced hardware, software, support, and energy costs. It also ties green computing to the broader corporate agendas of risk management, brand management, and reputation...
To Be Published July 10th 2013 by Auerbach Publications
Towards a sustainable, equitable and liveable world
Series: Sustainable Development Set
Thirty years ago the Russell-Einstein Manifesto warned humanity that our survival is imperilled by the risk of nuclear war... In the spirit of that Manifesto, we now call on all scientists to expand our concerns to a broader set of interrelated dangers: destruction of the environment on a global...
Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge
Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics
Using the comparative historical method, this book looks at the experience of indigenous peoples, specifically the Native Hawaiians, showing how a nation can express culture and citizenship while seeking ways to attain greater sovereignty over territory, culture, and politics....
Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge
Realizing Children’s Rights
Series: Routledge Research in Education
This book describes the unfolding of a global phenomenon: the legal prohibition of physical punishment of children. Until thirty years ago, this near-universal practice was considered appropriate, necessary and a parental right. But a paradigm shift in conceptions of childhood has led to a...
Published March 20th 2013 by Routledge
First published in 1973, this book is an attempt to examine the political determinants (as opposed to the more usual emphasis upon consequences) of contemporary population policy formation and action in developing countries, with particular reference to policy relating to family limitation....
Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge
Applications in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Biophysics
There are essentially two theories of solutions that can be considered exact: the McMillan–Mayer theory and Fluctuation Solution Theory (FST). The first is mostly limited to solutes at low concentrations, while FST has no such issue. It is an exact theory that can be applied to any stable solution...
Published February 21st 2013 by CRC Press
Religion and Philosophy in the Thought and Action of Julian the Apostate
Julian's brief reign (360-363 AD) had a profound impact on his contemporaries, as he worked fervently for a pagan restoration in the Roman Empire, which was rapidly becoming Christian. Julian's Gods focuses on the cultural mentality of `the last pagan Emperor' by examining a wide variety of his own...
Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge
Design Technology and Society
We can no longer view building components as artifacts (a brick or a boiler) or as autonomous systems (air conditioning or prefabrication). Rather these components and systems are part of much larger systems of which architects are one agent. This book will help architects more broadly...
Published March 5th 2012 by Routledge
Print, Broadcast, and Public Relations, 4th Edition
MediaWriting is an introductory, hands-on textbook for students preparing to write in the current multimedia environment. Rather than just talk about the differences among the styles of print, broadcast, and public relations, MediaWriting sythensizes and integrates them, while weaving in basic...
Published January 18th 2012 by Routledge
Key Thinkers and Their Contributions
Experiential education is a philosophy and methodology for building knowledge, developing skills, and clarifying values by engaging learners in direct experience and focused reflection. To understand experiential education, what should one be reading? This sourcebook introduces philosophers,...
Published December 6th 2010 by Routledge