This reissue, first published in 1982, is concerned with the rapid contemporary metropolitan development in the Third World, at a time when manufacturing and public service sectors were expending at a terrific rate. Nevertheless, the phenomenal growth of the metropolitan cities brings with it an...
Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge
Urban Africans' Perception of Social Inequality
First published in 1974, this study, by a social anthropologist who has lived, taught and researched in Nigeria, explores how the Yoruba of Nigeria living in Ibadan and Lagos perceive the society in which they live. Their views on stratification and social inequality in particular are related to...
Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge
International Relations and Globalisation in the 21st Century
From the war on terror to the global financial crisis, traditional concepts of world politics are being challenged on a daily basis. In these uncertain times, the study of international relations and the forces that shape them have never been more important. Written specifically for...
Published December 9th 2010 by Routledge
Analysing Design Meetings
The twenty-one contributions to About: Designing draw on a rich variety of methodological positions, research backgrounds and design disciplines including architecture, product design, engineering, applied linguistics, communication studies, cognitive psychology, and discourse studies. Collectively...
Published June 25th 2009 by Taylor & Francis
How Successes and Failures in School Relate to Adolescent Smoking, Drinking, Drug Use, and Delinquency
Does success in school protect teenagers from drug use? Does drug use impair scholastic success? This book tackles a key issue in adolescent development and health - the education-drug use connection. The authors examine the links and likely causal connections between educational experiences,...
Published August 19th 2007 by Psychology Press
This set collects together inaccessible journal articles and extracts from books to guide the reader to the most important and relevant issues in educational and child development today. Some of the most exciting ideas to influence developmental psychology this century are those of Russian...
Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge
Intranets and Extranets are the fastest growing use of internet technology and are being adopted by a large number of organizations. `Web-Weaving' is a book for managers which illustrates the benefits and pitfalls of using technology to enhance internal and external connections. The book brings...
Published April 5th 1998 by Routledge