Series: Modern Mechanics and Mathematics
This handbook covers the peridynamic modeling of failure and damage. Peridynamics is a reformulation of continuum mechanics based on the integration of interactions rather than the spatial differentiation of displacements. The book extends the classical theory of continuum mechanics to allow...
To Be Published January 14th 2015 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Denial, Hope, Retrieval
Dangerous climate change is coming. Some people still deny that it is happening. Others refuse to recognise that it is now too late to prevent it. But both these reactions spring from the same source: our pathological attachment to ‘progress’, of which sustainability has been one more version....
To Be Published August 4th 2014 by Routledge
Activities to develop writing skills for 7–11 year olds
Let’s Write offers a wealth of suggestions for approaches to developing primary school pupils’ writing skills that will capture the children’s interest, while enabling them to improve their ability to express themselves in writing. It aims to meet the requirements of the new national curriculum for...
Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge
First published in 1987, Evolutionary Macroeconomics offers an evolutionary approach to macroeconomics as an alternative to contemporary new classical and Keynesian macroeconomics. In order to develop such an approach, an alternative view of the micro-foundations of macroeconomics is presented....
Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge
Activities for the Primary Classroom
Bringing a fresh and lively approach to language study, Learning about Language is an exciting collection of fun, creative activities and warm-up games that explore the multifaceted nature of the English language. For use in any primary classroom, this book will help develop the pupil’s knowledge...
Published June 27th 2012 by Routledge
Illusion and Reality in the Coming War on Climate Change
?This thoughtful and original study throws important critical light on the dominant orthodoxies about sustainable development, and suggests a radically new direction. Foster argues compellingly that present approaches embody floating standards and bad faith, trapping societies into inaction. I...
Published September 8th 2008 by Routledge
Options for an Uncertain World
This special issue of the journal Environmental Education Research addresses a topical area of importance - human behaviour towards the environment. The book explores the economic metaphor of 'natural capital' in this context arguing that the currently dominant model of sustainable development,...
Published December 3rd 2007 by Routledge