Series: Housing and Society Series
Bringing together a number of perspectives on the Japanese housing system, Housing and Social Transition in Japan provides a comprehensive, challenging and theoretically developed account of the dynamic role of the housing system during a period of unprecedented social and economic change in one of...
Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge
There have been tremendous recent advances in the pharmacotherapy, dose regimens, and combinations used to treat cancer and for the treatment or prevention of the spread of disease. As a direct result of these advances, there are an increasing number of cancer survivors, although research dealing...
Published July 23rd 2012 by CRC Press
Print, Broadcast, and Public Relations, 4th Edition
MediaWriting is an introductory, hands-on textbook for students preparing to write in the current multimedia environment. Rather than just talk about the differences among the styles of print, broadcast, and public relations, MediaWriting sythensizes and integrates them, while weaving in basic...
Published January 18th 2012 by Routledge
Gangs have long been a social and criminal threat to society. Introduction to Gangs in America explains how gangs are addressed as a criminal justice and public policy problem, providing a student-friendly, easily accessible, concise overview of the role, place, structure, and activities of gangs...
Published December 1st 2011 by CRC Press
Housing, Welfare and Society
Series: Housing and Society Series
In context of ongoing transformations in housing markets and socioeconomic conditions, this book focuses on past, current and future roles of home ownership in social policies and welfare practices. It considers owner-occupied housing in terms of diverse meanings and manifestations, but in...
Published October 20th 2011 by Routledge
Continuity and Transformation
In the Japanese language the word ‘ie’ denotes both the materiality of homes and family relations within. The traditional family and family house - often portrayed in ideal terms as key foundations of Japanese culture and society - have been subject to significant changes in recent years. This book...
Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge
The 18th edition of this classic dermatology book, formerly published as Roxburgh's Common Skin Diseases, has been thoroughly revised and updated and continues to be an essential core text for the busy general practitioner and the dermatology trainee.Presented in a colourful, reader-friendly way...
Published September 29th 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
Pocket Book of Electrical Engineering Formulas provides key formulas used in practically all areas of electrical engineering and applied mathematics. This handy, pocket-sized guide has been organized by topic field to make finding information quick and easy. The book features an extensive index and...
Published July 14th 1993 by CRC Press
This volume introduces readers to an age-old question that has perplexed both Russians and Westerners: is Russia the eastern flank of Europe or the heartland of another civilization? In exploring this, the authors present a survey of cultural, religious, political and economic developments....
Published August 30th 1988 by Routledge