Coping with the Quantitative - Qualitative Divide
Planning, undertaking and completing a research project – from dissertations to presentations - can be a daunting undertaking for any student, involving a number of easily taken mis-steps for those without adequate guidance. The objective of any research project is to gather data, analyse it based...
Published October 17th 2012 by Routledge
This book brings together linguistic and archaeological evidence of South Asian prehistory. The author depicts and analyses the region, in particular the Indus Valley civilization, its links with neighbouring regions and its implications for social history. Each type of linguistic data is put into...
Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism
Michael J. Franklin's Romantic Representations of British India is a timely study of the impact of Orientalist knowledge upon British culture during the Romantic period. The subject of the book is not so much India, but the British cultural understanding of India, particularly between 1750 and 1850...
Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge
Series: Journalism Studies
The future of journalism is hotly contested and highly uncertain reflecting developments in media technologies, shifting business strategies for online news, changing media organisational and regulatory structures, the fragmentation of audiences and a growing public concern about some aspects of...
Published April 30th 2012 by Routledge
Best Practices from the Field
Reduce your school’s dropout rate, help improve teaching and learning, and develop stronger relationships with parents and the community.This book showcases the collected efforts of dedicated educators from across the country, selected and presented by one of today’s leading experts in dropout...
Published September 1st 2011 by Routledge
Nonlinear static monotonic (pushover) analysis has become a common practice in performance-based bridge seismic design. The popularity of pushover analysis is due to its ability to identify the failure modes and the design limit states of bridge piers and to provide the progressive collapse...
Published August 17th 2011 by CRC Press
A Guide to Social Science Methods, Practice and Engagement
This book is for students and researchers across the social sciences who are planning, conducting and disseminating research on sustainability-related issues. Real-world sustainability problems cross many boundaries, and this is the first book to guide students and practitioners through the...
Published July 31st 2011 by Routledge
Progress and Challenges in the Caribbean Region
Series: Environmental Hazards Series
Are we winning or losing the battle for safe environments? In 1984, leading disaster risk management professionals and researchers met in Jamaica for the Ocho Rios conference on Disaster Mitigation. In this collection, key experts reflect on the progress made in disaster risk reduction since that...
Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge
What Successful Leaders Do
Develop shared leadership and teacher leadership in your school with the real-world, on-the-job ideas in this book. Principals and other leaders will embrace the practical "Lead Now" and "Do Now" strategies as they improve their own skills and promote shared leadership among their staff. Shared...
Published January 19th 2011 by Routledge