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  1. Urban Ecology

    An Introduction

    By Ian Douglas, Philip James

    Urban Ecology: An Introduction seeks to open the reader’s mind and eyes to the way in which nature permeates everyday urban living, and how it has to be understood, cared for, and managed in order to make our towns and cities healthier places to visit and in which to live and work. The authors...

    To Be Published October 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Refining Used Lubricating Oils

    By James Speight, Douglas I. Exall

    Series: Chemical Industries

    Used lubricating oil is a valuable resource. However, it must be re-refined mainly due to the accumulation of physical and chemical contaminants in the oil during service. Refining Used Lubricating Oils describes the properties of used lubricating oils and presents ways these materials can be...

    Published April 7th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. The Self and Memory

    Edited by Denise R. Beike, James M. Lampinen, Douglas A. Behrend

    Series: Studies in Self and Identity

    Noted scholars from a broad range of sub-disciplines in psychology discuss the ways in which the memories of our lives come to influence who we are, our personalities, and our emotional functioning. Other topics covered include how our personalities and self-concepts influence what we remember from...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Teaching Reading to Every Child

    4th Edition

    By Diane Lapp, James Flood, Cynthia H. Brock, Douglas Fisher

    This popular text, now in its Fourth Edition, introduces pre-service and in-service teachers to the most current theories and methods for teaching literacy to children in elementary schools. The methods presented are based on scientific findings that have been tested in many classrooms. A...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Understanding Building Failures

    4th Edition

    By James Douglas, Bill Ransom

    Building defects still continue to plague the construction industry. The lessons learned over the last forty years have not been fully applied. Many new or refurbished buildings still leak or crack. Lack of awareness by designers and installers as to the main mechanisms that trigger such failures...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Refurbishment and Repair in Construction

    Edited by David Doran, James Douglas, Richard Pratley

    The nature of refurbishment and repair is markedly different from new-build work since it is necessary to work within the restraints of a pre-determined situation. First and foremost it is essential for those involved in this type of work to gain an intimate knowledge of the structure under...

    Published August 26th 2009 by CRC Press

  7. Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts

    Co-Sponsored by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Diane Lapp, Douglas Fisher, James Flood, Julie Jensen, James R. Squire

    The Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts, Second Edition--co-sponsored by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English--offers a comprehensive overview of research in the field. This thoroughly updated second edition reflects...

    Published July 10th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Building Failures

    3rd Edition

    By James Douglas, Bill Ransom

    This third edition of Bill Ransom's classic short textbook provides a solid introduction to the study of defects in buildings and, in consequence, to good practice in conservation and repair. Building failures continue to occur despite continuing experience and growing knowledge in the...

    Published May 18th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Teaching Reading to Every Child

    4th Edition

    By Diane Lapp, James Flood, Cynthia Brock, Douglas Fisher

    This popular text, now in its Fourth Edition, introduces pre-service and in-service teachers to the most current theories and methods for teaching literacy to children in elementary schools. The methods presented are based on scientific findings that have been tested in many classrooms. A...

    Published September 19th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Building Adaptation

    2nd Edition

    By James Douglas

    As existing buildings age, nearly half of all construction activity in Britain is related to maintenance, refurbishment and conversions. Building adaptation is an activity that continues to make a significant contribution to the workload of the construction industry. Given its importance to...

    Published March 15th 2006 by Routledge

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