The text gives undergraduate students a very thorough introduction to political theory, political ideologies, political behaviour, the policy process and political institutions although it obviously also has some coverage of British politics, the EU and international relations. The new edition is...
To Be Published December 31st 2013 by Routledge
The notion of "Quality" in business performance has exploded since the publication of the first edition of this classic text in 1988. Today there is a plethora of performance improvement frameworks including LEAN, Six Sigma, ISO 9001 and ISO 26 000, offering a confusing variety of ways to achieve...
To Be Published December 29th 2013 by Routledge
For a country that can boast a distinguished tradition of political economy from Sir William Petty through Swift, Berkeley, Hutcheson, Burke and Cantillon through to that of Longfield, Cairnes, Bastable, Edgeworth, Geary and Gorman, it is surprising that no systematic study of Irish political...
Published July 21st 2010 by Routledge
'TQM: Text with Cases' is clearly written in a logical manner and points are supported by real life case studies. Professor Oakland demonstrates how a Total Quality Management strategy can be applied in all business activities to achieve world-class performance. This third edition features several...
Published May 14th 2003 by Routledge
The second edition of this user-friendly text for students taking introductory courses in politics builds on the success of the first edition. It provides completely updated and stimulating coverage of topics essential to the understanding of contemporary politics. Ideal for students taking...
Published August 14th 2002 by Routledge
An International Perspective
There was once agreement that education was too important to be left to politicians; now the view is that education is too important to be left to teachers. Whereas the curriculum and syllabus were previously the concern of the professionals, the government now distrusts these professionals. This...
Published November 16th 1995 by Routledge
Politics, Policies, Institutions
Series: Culture: Policy and Politics
Rock and Popular Music examines the relations between the policies and institutions which regulate contemporary popular music and the political debates, contradictions and struggles in which those musics are involved.International in its scope and conception, this innovative collection explores the...
Published November 3rd 1993 by Routledge
Published July 31st 1989 by Routledge