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 2015 by CRC Press
Clear Blue Water?
This book offers a comparative analysis of the approaches, policies and records of the Clinton administration and the current administration of George W. Bush with regard to key foreign policy issues. The issue areas selected for examination are those that have aroused particular controversy and...
To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge
Sharks belong to the oldest vertebrate species that possess immune systems similar to that of mammals, thus it is a great model species to study the fundamentals of the mammalian immune system. Analysis of sharks might also reveal insights into the other species' immune systems. This book describes...
To Be Published December 7th 2014 by CRC Press
The growth of events and festivals has been significant over the last decade and a wide range of skills are essential to ensure those events are successful. This requirement has been instrumental in stimulating the creation of more tertiary education opportunities to develop events management...
To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge
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...
Published April 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