Science fiction can be seen as a diagnosis of the present, and a vision of possible futures. It therefore provides an excellent resource with which to interrogate both contemporary organizing processes and organizations as institutions. The marginal activity of science fiction has, however, been...
To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge
This textbook provides a range of tools for optimization in the mineral industry, including examples with mathematical programming. Topics covered include a survey of the application of optimisation technologies; a review of optimisation algorithms with math programming, math modelling and an...
To Be Published June 30th 2014 by CRC Press
This is the first book to take a futures approach to understanding event management. It takes a systematic and pattern-based understanding in order to determine the likelihood of future events and trends. It therefore provide a vision of the future of events, not only capturing how the events...
To Be Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge
If human burials were our only window onto the past, what story would they tell? Skeletal injuries constitute the most direct and unambiguous evidence for violence in the past. Whereas weapons or defenses may simply be statements of prestige or status and written sources are characteristically...
Published November 24th 2013 by Routledge
Harnessing the inspiration available from the arts and the imagination brings to life sensitive and effective social work practice. Workers feel most satisfied while service users and communities are more likely to benefit when creative thinking can be applied to practice dilemmas. Drawing on...
Published July 31st 2010 by Routledge
Decolonising Theory and Practice
Series: One World Archaeology
With case studies from North America to Australia and South Africa and covering topics from archaeological ethics to the repatriation of human remains, this book charts the development of a new form of archaeology that is informed by indigenous values and agendas. This involves fundamental changes...
Published June 28th 2010 by Routledge
Plant Biology is a new textbook written for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students. It is an account of modern plant science, reflecting recent advances in genetics and genomics and the excitement they have created. The book begins with a review of what is known about the origins of...
Published May 7th 2009 by Garland Science
From Cold War Through Cold Peace to Partnership?
This is the first comprehensive analysis of the development of relations between Russia and NATO since 1991. Since the re-emergence of Russia as an independent state in December 1991, debates and controversies surrounding its evolving relations with NATO have been a prominent feature of the...
Published March 24th 2009 by Routledge
Rethinking Literacies Across the Curriculum
Series: Improving Learning
What's the problem with literacy at college? How might everyday literacy be harnessed for educational ends? Based on the first major study of literacy practices in colleges in the UK, this book explores the reading and writing associated with learning subjects across the college curriculum. It...
Published February 15th 2009 by Routledge
Evidence-based care for children and their families
Paediatric Neurosurgery for Nurses: Evidence-based care for children and their families provides accessible and up-to-date information for nurses working in paediatric neurosurgery. Referring throughout to the evidence-base for care and interventions, this complex area is described and explained in...
Published June 29th 2008 by Routledge