Series: Spon's Price Books
This unique reference book, based on years of specialist experience, will provide an understanding of the key drivers and components which affect the cost of railway projects. Any company, whether designers, contractors or consultants, looking to participate in the regeneration of the UK's railway...
Published April 20th 2014 by CRC Press
A Guide for School Leaders, Teachers, Counselors, and Parents
Students, parents, and school staff deserve a safe learning environment. Yet recent headlines of violence, bullying, and drug abuse have shown the vulnerability of schools. In this timely and important resource, leading expert Franklin Schargel provides leaders, teachers, counselors, parents, and...
Published April 1st 2014 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Research in Journalism
During this period of rapid and significant change in journalistic practices, journalism educators are re-examining their own profession and contributing to the invention of new models and practices. This edited volume of studies by respected international scholars describes the diverse issues...
Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Revivals
Over the past few decades, relationships between social workers and the media have become increasingly challenging. Social workers feel aggrieved by media reporting of their profession and believe that journalists lack sufficient knowledge and experience of the social services to report matters...
Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge
Series: West European Politics
It has long been realized that democratic governance requires a two-way flow of influence. Governments must be able to respond to what people want and people must be able to react to what governments do. These mechanisms of democratic governance have contributed to two research traditions: one, the...
Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge
This report provides a review of how brick, stone and concrete materials have been assessed within the current edition of The Green Guide to Specification, including the application of the Environmental Profiles Methodology that underlies The Green Guide. This report aims to provide manufacturers...
Published August 20th 2013 by IHS BRE Press
Lessons from Ghana
The world development institutions commonly present 'urban governance' as an antidote to the so-called 'urbanisation of poverty' and 'parasitic urbanism' in Africa. Governance for Pro-Poor Urban Development is a comprehensive and systematic analysis of the meaning, nature, and effects of 'urban...
Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge
Series: Journalism Studies
The Future of Journalism: Developments and Debates analyses the radical shifts in journalism which are changing every aspect of the gathering, reporting and reception of news. The drivers of these changes include the rapid innovations in communication technologies, the competitive and fragmenting...
Published June 3rd 2013 by Routledge
Published in 1992, this was the first book to assess the impact of television broadcasting on the House of Commons and its Member’s behaviour. It looks at the implications for political journalism as well as broader questions concerning the role of media in a democracy. Bringing together...
Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge
Sound Statistical Practices
Psychologists are under increasing pressure to demonstrate the ecological validity of their assessment procedures--to show that the recommendations concluding their evaluations are relevant to urgent concerns in the legal and social policy arenas, such as predicting dangerousness, awarding...
Published February 13th 2013 by Psychology Press