A Companion to School Experience, 4th Edition
'An excellent companion to Learning to Teach in Secondary School ... full of good ideas and better advice ... Mentors will certainly want to use it, and so, I'm sure, will the rest of the history department ... Make sure they buy one, and keep your copy under lock and key.' – Michael Duffy, Times...
To Be Published January 31st 2014 by Routledge
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 December 31st 2013 by Routledge
Written from an engineering perspective, this book provides water resource engineers as well as environmental engineers and scientists with an overview of physical, chemical and biological characteristics affecting the management of freshwater environments. It introduces laws and regulations as...
To Be Published December 25th 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...
To Be Published September 30th 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...
To Be Published June 27th 2013 by Routledge
With the recent proliferation of service-oriented architectures (SOA), cloud computing technologies, and distributed-interconnected systems, distributed fusion is taking on a larger role in a variety of applications—from environmental monitoring and crisis management to intelligent buildings and...
Published November 13th 2012 by 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 December 7th 2011 by Routledge
Information Technology Applications in Lean Systems
As a pioneer in Lean improvement methods, Jim Martin was among the first to suggest that truly successful Lean initiatives are those applied across every facet of an organization, not just on the shop floor. Building on this concept, Martin demonstrates that one of the most effective ways to...
Published August 25th 2009 by CRC Press
Handbook of Research with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Populations provides a detailed examination of the current methods and theoretical frameworks for conducting research with LGBT populations. Introducing greater nuance in designing and implementing research models for working with...
Published December 18th 2008 by Routledge
Historically, the integration of manufacturing methodologies into the office environment has proven to be problematic. Part of the difficulty lies in the fact that process workflows tend to be globally dispersed and thus rely heavily on information technology. But in complex service systems that...
Published October 29th 2008 by CRC Press