In May 1993 the British Mountaineering Council met to discuss the future of high altitude tourism. Of concern to attendees were reports of queues on Everest and reference was made to mountaineer Peter Boardman calling Everest an ‘amphitheater of the ego’. Issues raised included environmental and...
To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge
Conceptions of Human Variation in British Sport
This book combines historical and ethnographic components in examining the ideas about human variation subscribed to by coaches, commentators and sportspeople themselves. The book begins by interrogating the idea of the ‘impulsive’ black sportsman (and the ‘impulsive’ black male more generally),...
Published June 17th 2014 by Routledge
Proceedings of the George A. Talland Memorial Conference
Originally published in 1980, this book contains the proceedings from a memorial conference held in honour of George A. Talland, who made a significant contribution to the area of memory and aging. The major objective of the volume was to stimulate research towards a more comprehensive...
Published April 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press
Agricultural Research in a Changing World
Series: Pathways to Sustainability
The dramatic increases in food prices experienced over the last four years, and their effects of hunger and food insecurity, as well as human-induced climate change and its implications for agriculture, food production and food security, are key topics within the field of agronomy and agricultural...
Published March 14th 2012 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Communication Series
This text employs a communication perspective to examine the aging process and the ability of individuals to adapt successfully to aging. It continues the groundbreaking work of the first edition, emphasizing a life-span approach toward understanding the social interaction that occurs during later...
Published February 29th 2000 by Routledge
Rapidly growing numbers of mentally ill homeless present a significant challenge for care- givers everywhere. A practical guide to assist individuals starting programs to address the needs of this population, Mentally Ill and Homeless presents six research demonstration projects arising from the...
Published March 22nd 1998 by Psychology Press
A Handbook for Professionals
Child safety is everybody's concern, but much professional activity is misinformed or based on a misrepresentation of the facts, and preventative action is rarely adequately evaluated. Written and edited by leading researchers with an active role in social policy, this new book challenges both our...
Published April 3rd 1996 by Routledge
This volume continues to document and summarize developments, trends, and emergent interdisciplinary research in behavioral psychopharmacology. For researchers and graduate students in psychopharmacology, behavioral pharmacology, toxicology, and the neurosciences. This seventh volume continues to...
Published November 30th 1989 by Psychology Press