Emerging Issues, Legal Policy and Public Health
Emerging drugs such as synthetic marijuana and bath salts present critical problems not only for the public but also for law enforcement, public health officials, policy makers, and educators. This book serves both as an introduction to the world of these novel drugs as well as a guide for better...
To Be Published November 1st 2015 by CRC Press
Historical and Cultural Interpretations of a Sporting Barrier
Breaking records and challenging the limits of human ability are central to much of our understanding of athletic track and field sports, with a world record title arguably as valued as an Olympic gold medal. Some particular limits and records take on greater significance, however, as in the case...
To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge
Street Level Practices for Urban Democracy
Series: RTPI Library Series
Conflict, Improvisation, Governance presents a carefully crafted and edited collection of first hand accounts of diverse public sector and non-profit urban practitioners facing the practical challenges of "doing democracy" in the global/local context of the interconnected major European city of...
Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge
Reclaiming the Historical Role of Sport in Social and Political Activism
This collection examines the role of sport in the lives of key revolutionary thinkers and leftist activists. In contrast to those who take a more romantic view of sport and believe in its apolitical nature, the chapters in this book help make clear how sport has served as a site for political...
Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge
The Management of Knowledge
Written for those interested in the topic of "shared knowledge" in organizations, this edited volume brings together a variety of themes and perspectives that emerge when multidisciplinary scholars examine this important subject. The papers were presented at a conference designed to bring together...
Published February 5th 2015 by Psychology Press
The resort hotel industry is booming. As our individual travel spend increases, so does this part of the international hospitality and tourism industry. The Management of International Resort Hotel Operations is the first text to provide a holistic overview into the management and operational...
Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge
Studies in African Segmentary Systems
Recent research in Africa has shown a wide range of political systems, from small societies of wandering hunters to large states of several million people comparable with mediaeval European feudal kingdoms. In between are many societies in which a central government is lacking; the political system...
Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge
Providing Care in Resource-limited Settings
In 2008, Paul Farmer and Jim Yong Kim described global surgery as the "neglected stepchild" of healthcare, and now leaders from around the world are working to redefine it as a human right through the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery. In order to help advance global surgery and anesthesia as a...
Published December 12th 2014 by CRC Press
Town and country planning has never been more important to the UK, nor more prominent in national debate. Planning generates great controversy: whether it’s spending £80m and four years’ inquiry into Heathrow’s Terminal 5, or the 200 proposed wind turbines in the Shetland Isles. On a smaller scale...
Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge