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  1. The Color of Metal Compounds, Second Edition

    By Adam Bartecki, John Burgess, Krzysztof Kurzak

    This book focuses on the relation between the color and the structure of materials in the case of transition metal ions. This second edition reflects the growing interest in color problems observed in various areas of science and technology. The text includes new chapters addressing experimental...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. International Perspectives on Temporary Work

    Edited by John Burgess, Julia Connell

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The numbers of workers employed on a temporary basis has grown massively over the last few decades. The benefits to firms of hiring workers on a temporary basis are clear and generally can be reduced to their cheaper short term cost. The status of workers employed in this manner however means that...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Developments in the Call Centre Industry

    Analysis, Changes and Challenges

    Edited by Julia Connell, John Burgess

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    Over the past ten years there has been a massive growth in call centres worldwide. These centres are said to represent the most dynamic growth area in white-collar employment internationally since the mid 1990s. Yet the footloose and global nature of the industry means that jobs will always be...

    Published March 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Multinational Federations

    Edited by Michael Burgess, John Pinder

    Series: Routledge Series in Federal Studies

    This is the first comparative volume available on multinational federations, bringing together an international range of experts on federalism. Multinational federations are federal states intended to provide a framework that can accommodate, manage and resolve some of the most intractable...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Human Factors for the Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Mining Equipment

    By Tim John Horberry, Robin Burgess-Limerick, Lisa J. Steiner

    Machines increasingly pervade the mining industry, reducing manual labor and raising production. While the use of new technologies such as remote control, vision enhancement technologies, continuous haulage, and automated equipment has grown, so has the potential for new health and safety risks....

    Published July 16th 2010 by CRC Press

  6. Understanding Art Education

    Engaging Reflexively with Practice

    By Nicholas Addison, Lesley Burgess, John Steers, Jane Trowell

    What is distinctive about art and design as a subject in secondary schools? What contribution does it make to the wider curriculum? How can art and design develop the agency of young people? Understanding Art Education examines the theory and practice of helping young people learn in and beyond the...

    Published November 30th 2009 by Routledge

  7. English

    Teaching School Subjects 11-19

    By John Hardcastle, Tony Burgess, Caroline Daly, Anton Franks, Ann Turvey

    Series: Teaching School Subjects 11-19

    Covering the official TTA training standards for NQTs and the Induction Standards, this authoritative textbook goes further by exploring issues relating to subject knowledge in learning to teach. It provides stimulating assistance to subject specialists by helping them find ways of...

    Published June 15th 2004 by Routledge

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