This book explains the benefits of curing the concrete, and uniquely brings together information in the research literature along with practical guidance on doing it correctly. It can also inform researchers whose experimental work is rendered invalid if the curing regime is not clearly identified....
To Be Published September 2nd 2013 by CRC Press
Meanings, experience and learning
Adventure tourism is an increasingly widespread phenomenon, appealing to an expanding proportion of the population who seek new destinations and new experiences. This timely, edited volume offers new theoretical perspectives of this emerging subset of Tourism. it uses philosophical and cutting...
Published January 22nd 2013 by Routledge
A striking consequence of contemporary globalization has been an increase in the importance and prestige of cities. Whereas only a generation or so ago cities were commonly viewed as ‘problems’, the sites of society’s ills, today they are more readily seen as ‘solutions’, places where twenty-first...
Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge
Practices, Policies and Theories
Series: Questioning Cities
Despite traditionally being a strong research topic in urban studies, inter-city relations had become grossly neglected until recently, when it was placed back on the research agenda with the advent of studies of world/global cities. More recently the ‘external relations’ of cities have taken their...
Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge
Agencies, Cities and Spaces of Creativity
The role of advertising in everyday life and as a major employer in post-industrial economies is intimately bound up with processes of contemporary globalization. At centre of the advertising industry are the global advertising agencies which have an important role in developing global brands both...
Published December 6th 2010 by Routledge
For nearly thirty years George Torkildsen’s classic textbook has been the most comprehensive and engaging introduction to sport and leisure management available to students at all levels. Now in a fully revised sixth edition, it is still the only textbook that covers all the key topics taught...
Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge
A Survey of Cities in Globalization
Global Urban Analysis provides a unique insight into the contemporary world economy through a focus on cities. It is based upon a large-scale customised data collection on how leading businesses use cities across the world: as headquarter locations, for finance, for professional and creative...
Published October 28th 2010 by Routledge
Essays on the Normative Basis of Welfare Provisions
Published November 11th 2009 by Routledge
Responses to State Retrenchment
Throughout the world, politicians from all the main parties are cutting back on state welfare provision, encouraging people to use the private sector instead and developing increasingly stringent techniques for the surveillance of the poor. Almost all experts agree that we are likely to see further...
Published November 30th 2007 by Routledge
Managing People in Sport Organizations provides a comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of managing people within a human resource management framework. It provides the reader with the skills to understand and work with people in sport organizations and, given the significant changes in...
Published August 27th 2007 by Routledge