In the last two decades, objects of analysis such as 'the state' have increasingly been seen as uncertain and contested theoretical concepts. Mark J. Smith presents a counter argument that highlights how existing theoretical approaches can provide useful tools for understanding contemporary...
Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge
Leaders, feminists, Sufis and pesantren selves
Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series
The traditional Islamic boarding schools known as pesantren are crucial centres of Muslim learning and culture within Indonesia, but their cultural significance has been underexplored. This book is the first to explore understandings of gender and Islam in pesantren and Sufi orders in Indonesia. By...
Published August 20th 2013 by Routledge
Now in full-color, the Second Edition of Human Evolutionary Genetics has been completely revised to cover the rapid advances in the field since publication of the highly regarded First Edition. Written for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, it is the only textbook to integrate genetic...
Published June 24th 2013 by Garland Science
The book presents state of the art research on women’s current position in European labour markets. It combines analysis of the latest trends in employment, occupational segregation, working time, unpaid work, social provisions (especially care provisions) and the impact of the financial crisis,...
Published February 24th 2013 by Routledge
A Critical Approach: Integrating Ethics Across the Business World
Events such as Trafigura's illegal dumping of toxic waste in Côte d’Ivoire and BP's environmentally disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico have highlighted ethical issues in international business at a time when business leaders, academics and business schools were reflecting on their own...
Published June 24th 2012 by Routledge
A New Approach to Forensic Psychotherapy
Cognitive analytic therapy (CAT) is an established form of integrated psychotherapy, which has been applied in a variety of clinical settings to a diversity of disorders with promising outcomes. In Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Offenders, the authors describe the application of CAT to forensic...
Published March 22nd 2006 by Routledge
Series: Neurological Disease and Therapy
Providing a detailed study of the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of peripheral nerves, this reference provides a clear approach to the evaluation, characterization, and treatment of peripheral neuropathies-reviewing each major class of these disorders with authoritative discussions of clinical...
Published August 11th 2005 by CRC Press
Series: Advanced Methods
Microoganisms are distributed across every ecosystem, and microbial transformations are fundamental to the operation of the biosphere. Microbial ecology is the study of this interaction between microorganisms and their environment, and arguably represents one of the most important areas of...
Published August 10th 2005 by Taylor & Francis
Origins, Peoples and Disease
Human Evolutionary Genetics is a groundbreaking text which for the first time brings together molecular genetics and genomics to the study of the origins and movements of human populations. Starting with an overview of molecular genomics for the non-specialist (which can be a useful review for...
Published August 1st 2004 by Garland Science
A Special Issue of the journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science
This special issue illustrates benefits to animals from positive reinforcement training (PRT) and--depending on the setting--to scientists, animal care staff, veterinarians, and in the case of the zoo, the visiting public. One important theme throughout is that training is a joint venture between...
Published October 31st 2003 by Psychology Press