Innovative Systems for Seismic Response Control
An innovative concept, smart structural systems have proven to be extremely effective in absorbing damaging energy and/or counteracting potentially devastating force, thus limiting structural collapse and subsequent injury. As this technology rapidly evolves, there is an ever-increasing need for an...
Published February 25th 2008 by CRC Press
Pacific Traversals Online
In this ground-breaking study M.I. Franklin explores the form and substance of everyday life online from a critical postcolonial perspective. With Internet access and social media uses accelerating in the Global South, in-depth studies of just how non-western communities, at home and living abroad,...
Published October 22nd 2007 by Routledge
Instructional Leaders Speak Out
This book brings together the wisdom and experience from over 50 schools that have been categorized as "high performing, high minority, high poverty." It shows us how the leaders of those schools succeeded -- in their own words. From At-Risk to Academic Excellence: What Successful Leaders Do shows...
Published March 20th 2007 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Guides to Literature
Lord Byron (1788-1824) was a poet and satirist, as famous in his time for his love affairs and questionable morals as he was for his poetry. Looking beyond the scandal, Byron leaves us a body of work that proved crucial to the development of English poetry and provides a fascinating counterpoint to...
Published October 25th 2006 by Routledge
Making the Local News, 2nd Edition
The local media - local newspapers and radio, regional television, cable television and local news on the internet - represents a diverse and rapidly-changing sector of the British media landscape. Bringing together media academics, local journalists and other media professionals, this text...
Published August 22nd 2006 by Routledge
Remote Sensing and GIS Approaches
Remote sensing and GIS are increasingly used as tools for monitoring and managing forests. Remotely sensed and GIS data are now the data sources of choice for capturing, documenting, and understanding forest disturbance and landscape pattern. Sitting astride the fields of ecology, forestry, and...
Published July 27th 2006 by CRC Press
Shaping the Space of Twenty-First Century Living
Series: Housing and Society Series
Drawing together a wide range of literature, this original book combines social theory with elements from the built environment disciplines to provide insight into how and why we build places and dwell in spaces that are at once contradictory, confining, liberating and illuminating. This...
Published June 6th 2006 by Routledge
Series: History of Feminism
The Romantic Period saw a massive advance in British colonial expansion, which was accompanied by a corresponding expansion in travel writings. These published letters, journals and books provided British readers with detailed accounts of new and exotic locations and thus engaged the reading public...
Published May 12th 2006 by Routledge
This book presents 46 research-based tools, worksheets, and resources which have been field-tested at schools and dropout prevention programs across the country. For teachers, administrators, counselors, and special educators who work with at-risk learners, it helps you apply the Fifteen Strategies...
Published November 30th 2005 by Routledge
An Economic Approach for Water Management and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East and Beyond
Liquid Assets shows that the common view of water as an inevitable cause of future wars is neither rational nor necessary. Typically, two or more parties with claim to the same water sources are thought to play a zero-sum game with each side placing a high emotional and political value over the...
Published September 14th 2005 by Routledge