This book details step-by-step methods for developing, verifying, validating, and executing agent models on high performance computers. Readers only need a basic background in computer programming to benefit from the book. All of the examples in the book use the free and open source Repast for High...
To Be Published December 14th 2013 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
To Be Published September 14th 2013 by Routledge
Essays from Notre Dame on Societal Impact
Marketing is among the most powerful cultural forces at work in the contemporary world, affecting not merely consumer behaviour, but almost every aspect of human behaviour. While the potential for marketing both to promote and threaten societal well-being has been a perennial focus of inquiry, the...
To Be Published July 15th 2013 by Routledge
Practical Strategies for Increasing Student Involvement and Addressing Behavior Problems
Series: School-Based Practice in Action
This user-friendly book equips school practitioners with practical skills and strategies for conducting student-driven interviews—conversations that invite students of all ages to take charge of school-behavior problems and build solutions based on their own strengths and resources. In contrast to...
Published January 13th 2013 by Routledge
Richer Decision-Making in Public Services
That public services exhibit unpredictability, novelty and, on occasion, chaos, is an observation with which even a casual observer would agree. Existing theoretical frameworks in public management fail to address these features, relying more heavily on attempts to eliminate unpredictability...
Published July 10th 2012 by Routledge
Examine issues of vital importance to you and your disabled clientstoday and in the years to come!This groundbreaking text provides you with up-to-date, authoritative information that will prove to be of critical importance for disability professionals in the coming years. It will leave you...
Published May 9th 2005 by Routledge
Postmodernism, Religion, and the Future of Social Work discusses the benefits and disadvantages of the postmodern philosophy as a foundation for social work and human service practice. Social work students and practitioners will learn about the developments that have shaped postmodern thinking as...
Published June 30th 1998 by Routledge
Reason and Rationality in Health and Human Services Delivery is the first book to discuss the topic of decisionmaking and services from a multidisciplinary approach. It uses theory and social considerations, not just technology, as a basis for improved services. Health and human service students...
Published June 4th 1998 by Routledge
Spectator Violence and Development in the Football World
Published May 23rd 1990 by Routledge
The Campaign Against Homosexuals by the United States Navy
This candid book documents for the first time the U.S. Navy’s use of entrapment in pursuit of homosexuals in and around Newport, Rhode Island, during the early twentieth century. This most extensive systematic persecution of gays in American history occurred with the approval of Navy Secretary...
Published September 7th 1988 by Routledge