From the Dreyfus Affair to Salman Rushdie
After an introduction to the major issues confronting intellectuals, this book explores the various aspects of the intellectual's role including:* philosophers and academics who have tried to define the function of the intellectual* how intellectuals have assumed the status of the conscience of the...
Published June 5th 1997 by Routledge
Derived from presentations made at the fourth annual UK National Conference on GIS Research, this work consists of contributions by leading experts in: geography, mathematics, computing science, surveying, archaeology, planning and medicine....
Published April 11th 1997 by CRC Press
Arguments and Opinions
This authoritative text concerns itself with freedom and `alternatives to freedom', based on original survey research of public attitudes to civil and political rights.It combines and connects explicit and implicit arguments for freedom, with the judgements of public opinion on two levels the...
Published February 20th 1995 by Routledge
A Climatological Approach, 2nd Edition
This book provides a balanced account of the global environmental issues which threaten our society and which we neglect at our peril. Analysing both social and environmental components of the issues - global warming, ozone depletion, acid rain and drought - the book offers a valuable integrative...
Published October 6th 1994 by Routledge
Published October 6th 1994 by CRC Press
Handbook of Methods in Aquatic Microbial Ecology is the first comprehensive compilation of 85 fundamental methods in modern aquatic microbial ecology. Each method is presented in a detailed, step-by-step format that allows readers to adopt new methods with little difficulty. The methods represent...
Published June 28th 1993 by CRC Press
Industrialization is still the factor that distinguishes the modern world from the past, and advanced countries from undeveloped ones. In this revised and expanded edition, Tom Kemp uses the historical record of industrialization to explore key questions about its impact and the significance we...
Published December 14th 1992 by Routledge
The U.S. Economy in the Twentieth Century
How did the United States become the twentieth century's dominant economy? What is special about America and the American way of capitalism, that favoured such a rapid climb to wealth and power? And, as the old postwar certainties begin to crumble, is the climax of American capitalism already over?...
Published October 15th 1990 by Routledge