This book explores the idea of ‘mind-creationism’: that consciousness has the capacity to create and transform the material reality that it experiences. Richard King discusses the roots of this idea in ancient Hindu and Buddhist thought, then shows how it has been appropriated and...
To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge
For more than a century, sporting spectacles, media coverage, and popular audiences have staged athletics in black and white. Commercial, media, and academic accounts have routinely erased, excluded, ignored, and otherwise made absent the Asian American presence in sport. This book seeks to redress...
To Be Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge
Theory, Policy, and Practice
Financing Public Schools moves beyond the basics of financing public elementary and secondary education to explore the historical, philosophical, and legal underpinnings of a viable public school system. Coverage includes the operational aspects of school finance, including issues regarding teacher...
To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge
Apply a Wide Variety of Design Processes to a Wide Category of Design Problems Design of Biomedical Devices and Systems, Third Edition continues to provide a real-world approach to the design of biomedical engineering devices and/or systems. Bringing together information on the design and...
Published July 28th 2014 by CRC Press
Colonial and Postcolonial Consequences
Sport in the Pacific is a comparative consideration of the modern movement of Pacific peoples and their physical pursuits across national and cultural boundaries. It covers Australia, Japan and the United States. Its contributors ensure a deeper understanding of the indigenous peoples of the...
Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge
Other People's Games
Taking examples from the United States and Canada, this comprehensive text offers compassionate and critical accounts of the Native American sporting experience. It challenges popular images of indigenous athletes and athletics; it explores Native American participation in and appropriation of...
Published January 20th 2014 by Routledge
History, Culture, Politics
In this collection, academics from both sides of the Atlantic analyze the confluence of a politician, a process, and a problem - Barack Obama, the 2008 US presidential election, and the 'problem' of race in contemporary America. The special focus falls upon Barack Obama himself, who...
Published November 9th 2011 by Routledge
The design and functional complexity of medical devices and systems has increased during the past half century, evolving from the level of cardiac pacemakers to magnetic resonance imaging devices. Such life-saving advancements are monumentally advantageous, but with so much at stake, a step-by-step...
Published March 22nd 2011 by CRC Press
Global Patterns of People on the Move
Series: The Earthscan Atlas
Migration has provided millions with an escape route from poverty or oppression, ensuring the survival, even prosperity, of individuals and their families. New currents of human migration, triggered by ethnic cleansing or climate change or economic need, are appearing all the time and immigration...
Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge
Theory and Practice
Do religions justify and cause violence or are they more appropriately seen as forces for peace and tolerance? Featuring contributions from international experts in the field, this book explores the debate that has emerged in the context of secular modernity about whether religion is a primary...
Published November 22nd 2006 by Routledge