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  1. Financing Public Schools

    Theory, Policy, and Practice

    By Kern Alexander, Richard G. Salmon, F. King Alexander

    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 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Design of Biomedical Devices and Systems, Third Edition

    By Paul H. King, Richard C. Fries, Arthur T. Johnson

    Intended for a senior design course in biomedical/bioengineering, this book offers a comprehensive approach to the design methodologies of modern medical devices. A substantial revision of a solid text, the Third Edition contains new coverage on clinical trials, provides additional mathematical...

    To Be Published August 10th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Sport in the Pacific

    Colonial and Postcolonial Consequences

    Edited by C Richard King

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    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

  4. Native Americans and Sport in North America

    Other People's Games

    Edited by C. Richard King

    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

  5. Asian Americans in Sport and Society

    Edited by C. Richard King

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    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. Asian Americans in Sport...

    Published August 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Obama and Race

    History, Culture, Politics

    Edited by Richard H King

    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

  7. The Atlas of Human Migration

    Global Patterns of People on the Move

    By Russell King, Richard Black, Michael Collyer, Anthony J Fielding, Ronald Skeldon

    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

  8. Design of Biomedical Devices and Systems, Second Edition

    By Paul H. King, Richard C. Fries

    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 August 21st 2008 by CRC Press

  9. Religion and Violence in South Asia

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by John Hinnells, Richard King

    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

  10. Selling Spirituality

    The Silent Takeover of Religion

    By Jeremy Carrette, Richard King

    From Feng Shui to holistic medicine, from aromatherapy candles to yoga weekends, spirituality is big business. It promises to soothe away the angst of modern living and to offer an antidote to shallow materialism. Selling Spirituality is a short, sharp, attack on this fallacy. It shows how...

    Published September 15th 2004 by Routledge

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