Sport continues to be conceptualised and valued in public and media discourse as something that is, or should be, pure and untainted by the pejoratively understood political, and continues to be framed by many opinion formers outside of academia as unserious fun, separate from the real world. This...
To Be Published March 14th 2016 by Routledge
In the last decade there has been an increasing interest in the role of people management in formulating key business decisions. This book offers a counterbalance to the predominant view that Human Resource and Personnel managers have little influence in the strategy making process.The book offers...
To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge
Voting for Social Pacts
Social pacts – policy agreements between governments, labor unions and sometimes employer organizations – began to emerge in many countries in the 1980s. The most common explanations for social pacts tend to focus on economic factors, influenced by industrial relations institutions such as highly...
To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge
Allan Flanders and British Industrial Relations Reform
Allan Flanders was one of the leading British industrial relations academics and his ideas exerted a major influence on government labor policy in the 1960s and 1970s. But as well as being an Oxford academic with a strong interest in theory and labor reform, he was also a lifelong political...
Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge
Business Law offers comprehensive coverage of the key aspects of business law that is easy to understand for both law and non-law students. Established legal topics such as Contract, Company and Employment Law, as well as emerging areas such as Health and Safety and Environmental Law, are...
Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge
Bringing Theory and Science to Contemporary Trends
Mutual-help groups have proliferated, diversified and adapted to emerging substance-related trends over the past 75 years, and have been the focus of rigorous research for the past 30 years. This book reviews the history of mutual support groups for addiction that have arisen as adjuncts or...
Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge
"Employment Relations" is widely taught in business schools around the world. Increasingly however more emphasis is being placed on the comparative and international dimensions of the relations between employers and workers. It is becoming ever more important to comprehend today’s work and...
Published July 4th 2013 by Routledge
Why are sport and exercise important? What can the study of sport and exercise tell us about wider society? Who holds the power in creating contemporary sport and exercise discourses? It is impossible to properly understand the role that sport and exercise play in contemporary society...
Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge
An Interactive Guide for Teachers
Action research is increasingly used as a means for teachers to improve their instruction, yet for many the idea of doing "research" can be somewhat intimidating. Using Action Research to Improve Instruction offers a comprehensive, easy-to-understand approach to action research in classroom...
Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge
Innovations in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Learning and Teaching
This Handbook presents the latest thinking and current examples of design research in education. Design-based research involves introducing innovations into real-world practices (as opposed to constrained laboratory contexts) and examining the impact of those designs on the learning process....
Published June 18th 2008 by Routledge