This book describes modern approaches to analyzing and understanding the structure of Big Data. The editors have carefully curated representative methods and techniques from both industry and academia to provide the reader not only with a wide-ranging view of the Big Data landscape but also the...
To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
A Student's Handbook, 7th Edition
Rigorously researched and accessibly written, Cognitive Psychology: A Student’s Handbook is widely regarded as the leading undergraduate textbook in the field. The book is clearly organised, and offers comprehensive coverage of all the key areas of cognitive psychology. With a strong focus on...
To Be Published February 20th 2015 by Psychology Press
Space, Place and Politics, 2nd Edition
An Introduction to Political Geography continues to provide a broad-based introduction to contemporary political geography for students following undergraduate degree courses in geography and related subjects. The text explores the full breadth of contemporary political geography,...
Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge
Herbert Spencer: Legacies explores and assesses the impact of the ideas and work of the great Victorian polymath Herbert Spencer across a wide range of disciplines. In the course of the essays a significant re-evaluation of his influence on Victorian and Edwardian thought is provided. Spencer's...
Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge
Series: New International Relations
Piratical attacks have become more frequent, violent, costly and increasingly threaten to undermine order in the international system. Much attention has focused on Somalia, but piracy is a problem worldwide. Recent coordination efforts among states in South East Asia appear to have helped in the...
Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge
Source Readings from Ancient Greece to Today, 4th Edition
Music Education: Source Readings from Ancient Greece to Today is a collection of thematically organized essays that illuminate the importance of music education to individuals, communities and nations. The fourth edition has been expanded to address the significant societal changes that have...
Published February 5th 2013 by Routledge
40 Years of Research on Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education
Series: Education Heritage
Primary education is one of the most important phases of learning but there remains a scarcity of in-depth research on this vital topic. However, as the focus on improving outcomes increases there is a growing interest internationally in research that helps us to understand the best ways to help...
Published October 3rd 2012 by Routledge
Research, Practice, and Development, 2nd Edition
Series: Global HRM
Global leadership has been frequently heralded by writers and executives as the key to sustained competitive advantage on the part of organizations. In addition, it is clear that the possession of leadership qualities and the display of leader behavior are requirements for individuals attempting to...
Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge
Methods, Systems, Applications and Science of Work Measurement in Organizations
Series: Applied Psychology Series
This new handbook, with contributions from experts around the world, is the most comprehensive treatise on work design and job analysis practice and research in over 20 years. The handbook, dedicated to Sidney Gael, is the next generation of Gael’s successful Job Analysis Handbook for Business...
Published April 12th 2012 by Routledge
A Chance to Reclaim, Self, Society and Nature
Are established economic, social and political practices capable of dealing with the combined crises of climate change and the global economic system? Will falling back on the wisdoms that contributed to the crisis help us to find ways forward or simply reconfigure risk in another guise? This...
Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge