Impacts on and of People for Successful Rail Operations
The rail human factors/ergonomics community has grown quickly and extensively, and there is much increased recognition of the vital importance of ergonomics/human factors by rail infrastructure owners, rail operating companies, system developers, regulators and national and trans-national...
Published September 13th 2012 by CRC Press
Preface to the philosophy of education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 24)
It is sometimes said that the philosophy of education is not a serious and coherent philosophical area of inquiry. John Wilson examines this argument, taking it as the starting point for his book. He believes that most 'philosophy of education' until now has been little more than the promotion of...
Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge
Series: Critical Concepts in Finance
It is almost universally agreed that banks are of central importance for economic growth, the efficient allocation of capital, financial stability, and the competitiveness and development of manufacturing and service sectors. And, at least in recent decades, it has also widely been believed that...
Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge
Based upon a series of detailed case studies of associations such as early synagogues and churches, philosophical schools and pagan mystery cults, this collection addresses the question of what can legitimately be termed a 'voluntary association'.Employing modern sociological concepts, the essays...
Published November 4th 2011 by Routledge
From the earliest statutes to the present day
A comprehensive guide to all the main labour market initiatives and agencies combining education and employment in the UK, this encyclopaedia presents an historical progression from the Guilds and Statute of Artifices in 1563 through to present day initiatives and changes. Fully cross-referenced...
Published September 2nd 2010 by Routledge
Sport and leisure managers need to understand the financial side of their industry to offer the most cost-effective facilities and to make sound business decisions. However, to the non-expert the language and practice of finance is often bewildering and perceived as complicated, difficult and...
Published October 12th 2007 by Routledge
Restoring Meaning and Wholeness to Personality
Series: Psychosocial Stress Series
Filling a gap that exists in most traumatology literature, The Posttraumatic Self provides an optimistic analysis of the aftermath of a traumatic event. This work appreciates the potentially positive effects of trauma and links those effects to the discovery of one's identity, character, and...
Published December 20th 2005 by Routledge
The Treatment of Traumatized Asylum Seekers, Refugees and War and Torture Victims
Mental health problems among asylum seekers and refugees are becoming a public issue, but awareness of this problem among the mental health community is relatively low. Although advances have been made in the provision of innovative mental health services for asylum seekers and refuges with PTSD,...
Published September 18th 2004 by Routledge
Written by some of the leading criminologists in the country, this new title is a 'one-stop shop' for those who teach, study or are interested in criminology and the criminal justice systems of the UK....
Published June 15th 2004 by Routledge-Cavendish
Examine new research and innovative programs targeted to serve vulnerable populations! This collection highlights innovative programs and interventions targeted toward underserved, vulnerable, and marginalized populations, including the homeless, immigrants, refugees, female ex-offenders, people...
Published October 20th 2003 by Routledge