The importance of context
How do different contexts influence the nature and character of school leadership? This book is predicated on the simple, yet profound, observation that school leadership can only be understood within the context in which it is exercised. The observation is particularly valid in relation to...
Published April 29th 2013 by Routledge
Lean Manufacturing in the Real World
Examining Lean processes in the context of the authors’ academic research in-progress, People, Process, & Culture: Lean Manufacturing in the Real World illustrates the impact of culture on the implementation of Lean Manufacturing (LM) across various geographic and cultural areas. It...
Published April 23rd 2013 by Productivity Press
Essays in Honor of Richard L. Venezky
From Orthography to Pedagogy pays tribute to Richard L. Venezky's work and influence on reading, linguistics, and computer science. This book catalogs findings related to speech and language development, reading and spelling's role in infant speech development, and the present and future advances...
Published February 5th 2013 by Psychology Press
Series: One World Archaeology
In 1991 the mosque at Ayodhya in India was demolished by Hindu fundamentalists who claim that it stood on the birthplace of a legendary Hindu hero. During recent conflicts in former Yugoslavia, ethnic groups destroyed mosques and churches to eliminate evidence of long-term settlement by other...
Published November 11th 2011 by Routledge
Presenting an extensive set of tools and methods for data analysis, Robust Nonparametric Statistical Methods, Second Edition covers univariate tests and estimates with extensions to linear models, multivariate models, times series models, experimental designs, and mixed models. It follows the...
Published December 20th 2010 by CRC Press
In recent years, Bayes and empirical Bayes (EB) methods have continued to increase in popularity and impact. Building on the first edition of their popular text, Carlin and Louis introduce these methods, demonstrate their usefulness in challenging applied settings, and show how they can be...
Published December 12th 2010 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
The Music Business and Recording Industry is a comprehensive music business textbook focused on the three income streams in the music industry: music publishing, live entertainment, and recordings. The book provides a sound foundation for understanding key issues, while presenting the latest...
Published November 9th 2010 by Routledge
Elassomatidae and Centrarchidae, Volume 6
This seven-volume series is the most extensive treatise on early life histories of the freshwater fishes of North America. It represents the state-of-the-art in fishery biology and provides a systematic approach to the study of early life histories of all the fishes in this region. Each volume...
Published July 9th 2008 by CRC Press
Broadening its scope to nonstatisticians, Bayesian Methods for Data Analysis, Third Edition provides an accessible introduction to the foundations and applications of Bayesian analysis. Along with a complete reorganization of the material, this edition concentrates more on hierarchical Bayesian...
Published June 30th 2008 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Evidence-Based Approaches to Prevention and Treatment
Recent years have seen increasing interest in the mental health field, particularly related to strategies that foster the positive behavior and healthy mental state of children. As the Handbook of Childhood Behavioral Issues indicates, however, the causes of childhood behavioral, physical, and...
Published September 19th 2007 by Routledge