This book, originally published in 1978, makes use of and extends first-year macroeconomic theory to examine how governments attempt to use the instruments of macroeconomic policy in order to acheive their objectives. It begins with a discussion of the meaning and desirability of policy objectives,...
To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Revivals
J.K. Evans’ pioneering work explores the profound changes in the social, economic and legal condition of Roman women, which, it is argued, were necessary consequences of two centuries of near-continuous warfare as Rome expanded from city-state to empire. Bridging the gap that has isolated the...
Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge
An Holistic Approach
Contemporary sports coaching studies have moved beyond simple biophysical approaches to more complex understandings of coaching as a set of social relationships and processes. This is the first book to examine what that means in the context of one major international sport, rugby union. Drawing on...
Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge
Originally published in 1979, the chapters in this volume summarize the available knowledge pertaining to a variety of functional – as opposed to explicitly organic – amnesias and disruptions of memory. Each chapter is written by an expert, and each author has attempted to integrate his area of...
Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press
Leader-Follower Dynamics in a Public Organization
Critical approaches to leadership studies have sought to challenge the normative position of leadership as residing solely within the formal leader and have gone as far as to undermine the traditionally held assumption of leadership as a "real" phenomenon. The book offers a critical account of the...
Published May 16th 2013 by Routledge
This book exemplifies the nurturing spirit of inter-discursive debate with a view to opening up new theoretical and empirical insights, understanding, and engagement, with debates on issues relating to pedagogy, policy, equity and embodiment. From a variety of social science perspectives, an...
Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge
Eating less, exercising more and losing weight seem the obvious solution for the oncoming 'obesity epidemic'. Rarely, however, is thought given to how these messages are interpreted and whether they are in fact inherently healthy. Education, Disordered Eating and Obesity Discourse investigates how...
Published June 6th 2008 by Routledge
Whether from trauma, congenital deformity, or disease, many patients can present with disfiguring and debilitating facial defects. This reference presents a range of expertise on soft-tissue surgery of the craniofacial region for improved function and enhanced cosmetic appearance. Covering the...
Published June 20th 2007 by CRC Press
Class Inscription & Symbolic Control
This book takes a theoretically informed look at British education policy over the last sixty years when secondary schooling for all children became an established fact for the first time. Comprehensive schools largely replaced a system based on academic selection. Now, under choice and competition...
Published October 3rd 2005 by Routledge