Planning, Appraisal and Delivery of Infrastructure Mega Projects 1: Decision-making Beyond the Iron Triangle
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 January 1st 2016 by Routledge
As the locus of Great Power rivalry in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the battleground for the first ‘hot’ conflict of the early Cold War, and—in the case of the contemporary challenge of a nuclear North Korea—one of the most potentially destabilizing threats to regional security,...
To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge
A Psychophysical and Physiological Analysis
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 August 21st 2015 by Psychology Press
Understanding How Scientific Knowledge Works
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
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
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
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
Linking Agriculture, Conservation and Food Sovereignty
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
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
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