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 30th 2016 by Routledge
To Be Published November 14th 2015 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 October 25th 2015 by CRC Press
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 (HRVP). This new system reflects a process of evolution in a changing context, and has been faced by...
To Be Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge
This book 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, and ensuring the safety and success of the people, environment, project,...
To Be Published June 4th 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 25th 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 13th 2014 by Routledge
Although less common than a-amino acids, non-a-amino acids—where the amino group is not on the carbon immediately adjacent to the carboxyl group but is attached to another carbon in the chain (for example, the ß, ?, d carbon)—are components of biologically important molecules, are significant in...
Published October 22nd 2013 by CRC Press
Overcoming Functional Neurological Symptoms uses the proven and trusted five areas model of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) to help people experiencing a range of medically unexplained symptoms, including chronic headaches, fatigue, dizziness, loss of sensation, weakness and...
Published August 25th 2011 by CRC Press
An Acid—Base Approach
Based on the premise that many, if not most, reactions in organic chemistry can be explained by variations of fundamental acid-base concepts, Organic Chemistry: An Acid–Base Approach provides a framework for understanding the subject that goes beyond mere memorization. The individual steps in many...
Published October 17th 2010 by CRC Press