To Be Published April 1st 2016 by CRC Press
Working in the highly charged field of popular music journalism requires an understanding of a broad range of practical and theoretical approaches to the subject. This book will explore a variety of arguments and perspectives on the role of the music journalist and the wider popular music press...
To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge
Managing and Limiting Aesthetic Impacts
The future of energy is in renewables, and this has already affected hundreds of thousands of acres of land, with much having been essentially converted into industrial landscapes with little concern for the aesthetic impact on the landscape. Managers and regulators presently lack an objective,...
To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge
Inflation, Wealth and the Exchange Rate
This analysis of macroeconomic policy, originally published in 1989, argues that key government objectives, such as reduced inflation, decreased unemployment and an adequate level of national saving can be achieved only by employing both monetary and fiscal policies, in conjunction with supply-side...
To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge
A companion to school experience, 4th Edition
In some hands, history can be an inspirational and rewarding subject, yet in others it can seem dry and of little relevance. Learning to Teach History in the Secondary School, now in its fourth edition and established as the leading text for all training teachers, enables you to learn to teach...
Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge
Tackle the Challenges of Parallel Programming in the Visual Effects Industry In Multithreading for Visual Effects, developers from DreamWorks Animation, Pixar, Side Effects, Intel, and AMD share their successes and failures in the messy real-world application area of production software. They...
Published July 29th 2014 by A K Peters/CRC Press
Contributions to Educational Practice
This volume brings together theory, research and development in cognitive neuro-science. It investigates the neural processes involved in cognition and learning, using developments in computer technology to study the brain in action and other topographic brain mapping. Electrical activity patterns...
Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge
Focusing on fundamental principles, Hydro-Environmental Analysis: Freshwater Environments presents in-depth information about freshwater environments and how they are influenced by regulation. It provides a holistic approach, exploring the factors that impact water quality and quantity, and the...
Published December 4th 2013 by CRC Press
A Critical Introduction
Rhetoric is the art of speech and persuasion, the study of argument and, in Classical times, an essential component in the education of the citizen. For rhetoricians, politics is a skill to be performed and not merely observed. Yet in modern democracies we often suspect political speech of malign...
Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge
Hegemony, Radical Democracy, and the Political
Chantal Mouffe’s writings have been innovatory with respect to democratic theory, Marxism and feminism. Her work derives from, and has always been engaged with, contemporary political events and intellectual debates. This sense of conflict informs both the methodological and substantive...
Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge