In recent years volunteer tourism has opened up as a significant area of study and a number of books and papers have been published on this issue. However these accounts fail to address a key issue: what does the growth of volunteer tourism tell us about the way development is understood and acted...
To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Revivals
Exploring Social Geography, first published in 1984, offers a challenging yet comprehensive introduction to the wealth of empirical research and theoretical debate that has developed in response to the advent of a social approach to the subject. The argument emphasises the essentially spatial...
To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge
Central Issues in Developmental Psychology and Education
This collection of original contributions by leading researchers celebrates the 1996 centenary of the births of the two most seminal figures in education and developmental psychology - Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky. Research in their footsteps continues worldwide and is growing.What are the...
Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge
This book brings together, in a concise format, the key elements of the loads produced from explosive sources, and how they interact with structures. Explosive sources include gas, high explosives, dust and nuclear materials.It presents quantitative information and design methods in a useable...
Published April 21st 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
Findings from an international network
Cyberbullying is one of the darker and more troubling aspects to the growing accessibility of new media technologies. Children in developed countries engage with cyberspace at younger and younger ages, and the use of the internet as a means to bully and harass has been greeted with alarm by...
Published November 11th 2013 by Psychology Press
Elite and Mass Culture in Interwar Britain
During the interwar period cinema and literature seemed to be at odds with each other, part of the continuing struggle between mass and elite culture which so worried writers such as Aldous Huxley, T.S. Eliot and the Leavises. And this cultural divide appeared to be sharp evidence of a deeper...
Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge
Bullying affects the lives of many children: some are victims, some take part in bullying others, and many are, to a greater or lesser extent, onlookers or witnesses of bullying behaviours. Usually seen as something that happens in schools and amongst peers, the advent of cyberbullying by mobile...
Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge
A Race against Time
History reveals how civilisations can be decimated by changes in climate. More recently modern methods of warfare have exposed the vulnerability of the artefacts of civilisation. Bringing together a range of subjects - from science, energy and sustainability to aesthetics theory and civilization...
Published August 22nd 2013 by Routledge
The use of formulae has become widespread in recent years across most developed countries. In the UK, a conservative estimate is that annually £150 billion of public service expenditure is distributed using formulae, in services such as health care, local government, social security and higher...
Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge