Science, Policy and Practice
The growth of cities poses ever-increasing challenges for the natural environment on which they impact and depend, not only within their boundaries but also in surrounding peri-urban areas. Landscape ecology – the study of interactions across space and time between the structure and function of...
To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge
A Practical Approach
This practical text offers a comprehensive introduction to dementia care. The book is shaped by the requirements for compassion in practice and a multidisciplinary approach, with chapters underpinned by key policies and strategies. Taking a strengths approach, the book gives practitioners the tools...
To Be Published December 26th 2015 by CRC Press
To Be Published November 6th 2015 by Routledge
An Acid-Base Approach, Second Edition
Based on the premise that many, if not most, reactions in organic chemistry can be explained by variations of fundamental acid–base concepts, this book provides a framework for understanding the subject that goes beyond mere memorization. Using several techniques to develop a relational...
To Be Published October 27th 2015 by CRC Press
Surgery, Anesthesia, Imaging, and Experimental Techniques, Third Edition
Swine in the Laboratory: Surgery, Anesthesia, and Experimental Techniques has established itself over the last decade as the standard, all-inclusive reference on using swine in research. The book serves as a practical technical guide for medical and veterinary researchers using swine as...
To Be Published October 23rd 2015 by CRC Press
Essays on Conflict and Territorial Organization
Series: Routledge Revivals
This specially commissioned volume of original essays, first published in 1990, provides a unique view of conflict, territorial behaviour and reconciliation between groups – social, racial, religious and nationalist – within states in both the developed and the developing worlds. The volume as a...
To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge
Evolution, change and challenges
Over the past five years, the EU has established a new system of diplomacy centred on the European External Action Service (EEAS) and the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. This new system reflects a process of evolution in a changing context, and has been faced by major...
To Be Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge
Hydraulic Fracturing effectively busts the myths associated with hydraulic fracturing. It explains how to properly engineer and optimize a hydraulically fractured well by selecting the right materials, evaluating the economic benefits of the project, and ensuring the safety and success of the...
To Be Published June 15th 2015 by CRC Press
Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics
Understanding the conditions under which variability in performance may arise, and the processes related to its emergence, gives us insight into the development of techniques for improving the quality of performance. Variability in Human Performance details the scientific and the practical...
Published August 26th 2014 by CRC Press
Transforming the Global Economy through 80% Improvements in Resource Productivity
When first published in 1997, Factor Four: Doubling Wealth, Halving Resource Use by renowned economic and engineering experts Ernst von Weizs?cker, Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins, transformed how economists, policy makers, engineers, entrepreneurs and business leaders thought about innovation...
Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge