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  1. Planning, Appraisal and Delivery of Infrastructure Mega Projects 1: Decision-making Beyond the Iron Triangle

    By Harry Dimitriou, John E Ward, Philip Wright

    Series: The Omega Series

    This book seeks to establish more clearly the generic parameters of a successful mega infrastructure project, on the premise that mega infrastructure projects that are completed on time, within budget and to specification can also be built in the wrong place, at the wrong time, and have impacts...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Information-Processing Channels in the Tactile Sensory System

    A Psychophysical and Physiological Analysis

    By George A. Gescheider, John H. Wright

    Information-Processing Channels in the Tactile Sensory System addresses the fundamental question of whether sensory channels, similar to those known to operate in vision and audition, also operate in the sense of touch. Based on the results of psychophysical and neurophysiological experimentation...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Hair and Fibers

    By John D Wright, Jane Singer

    This introductory text on labour economics covers topics such as: the shift in America from a manufacturing-based economy to a service economy; the changes in the economic conditions in the US; the implications of NAFTA and GATT; and the labour markets....

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Explaining Science's Success

    Understanding How Scientific Knowledge Works

    By John Wright

    Paul Feyeraband famously asked, what's so great about science? One answer is that it has been surprisingly successful in getting things right about the natural world, more successful than non-scientific or pre-scientific systems, religion or philosophy. Science has been able to formulate theories...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Civil War Era Biographies

    By John D Wright

    Behind the familiar names of the military and political leaders whose names we all know--Lincoln, Davis, Lee, Grant, Sherman, and Jackson, are the people whose lives and hard work defined the Civil War era: abolitionists, slaves, inventors, manufacturers, painters, lawyers, writers, spies,...

    Published November 7th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Classical Econophysics

    By Allin F. Cottrell, Paul Cockshott, Gregory John Michaelson, Ian P. Wright, Victor Yakovenko

    Series: Routledge Advances in Experimental and Computable Economics

    This monograph examines the domain of classical political economy using the methodologies developed in recent years both by the new discipline of econo-physics and by computing science. This approach is used to re-examine the classical subdivisions of political economy: production, exchange,...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Trans-Saharan Slave Trade

    By John Wright

    Series: History and Society in the Islamic World

    This compelling text sheds light on the important but under studied trans-Saharan slave trade. The author uncovers and surveys this, the least-noticed of the slave trades out of Africa, which from the seventh to the twentieth centuries quielty delievered almost as many black Africans into...

    Published July 9th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Nature's Matrix

    Linking Agriculture, Conservation and Food Sovereignty

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Angus Wright

    Landscapes are frequently seen as fragments of natural habitat surrounded by a 'sea' of agriculture. But recent ecological theory shows that the nature of these fragments is not nearly as important for conservation as is the nature of the matrix of agriculture that surrounds them. Local extinctions...

    Published September 18th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Companion to Strategic Human Resource Management

    Edited by John Storey, Patrick M. Wright, David Ulrich

    Series: Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

    Combining up-to-date research, innovative content and practical perspectives, this book is the benchmark by which all other strategic HRM reference works should be measured. Leading figures from around the globe survey the current state of the discipline, while also introducing and exploring new,...

    Published November 20th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Fire and Explosives

    By John D Wright, Jane Singer

    This introductory text on labour economics covers topics such as: the shift in America from a manufacturing-based economy to a service economy; the changes in the economic conditions in the US; the implications of NAFTA and GATT; and the labour markets....

    Published September 1st 2008 by Routledge

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