Towards a research-based curriculum and pedagogy
Improving Foreign Language Teaching provides teachers and teacher trainers with a research-based structure for the effective teaching and assessment of second languages. As well as outlining a model for teacher development, the book identifies and exemplifies eight key principles for...
To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge
The resort hotel industry is booming. As our individual travel spend increases, so does this part of the international hospitality and tourism industry. The Management of International Resort Hotel Operations is the first text to provide a holistic overview into the management and operational...
Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge
Perspectives and Potential
Social tourism refers to facilitating access to tourism for low income groups and/or the use of tourism as a regeneration and economic stimulation strategy. Although social tourism has its roots in the early 20th Century and is still a major component of the tourism sector in a range of countries,...
Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge
This accessible and engaging text explores the relationship between philosophy, science and physical geography. It addresses an imbalance that exists in opinion, teaching and to a lesser extent research, between a philosophically enriched human geography and a perceived philosophically empty...
Published June 11th 2013 by Routledge
The origins of the post of Prime Minister can be traced back to the eighteenth century when Sir Robert Walpole became the monarch’s principal minister. From the dawn of the twentieth century to the early years of the twenty-first, however, both the power and the significance of the role have been...
Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge
The Illusion of Power
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran
The sudden increase of oil prices in 1973 meant that the foreign revenues of Iran quadrupled in just over two months. As the first OPEC member to begin disbursing this extra revenue on a significant scale, Iran offers the first complete example of the social, economic and political problems this...
Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge
Criteria and Processes
Sustainability assessment is now emerging as a more transparent, comprehensive, integrated and far-sighted approach to decision making. Its basic demand is that all significant undertakings must make a positive contribution to sustainability. To apply this test, decision makers need criteria based...
Published September 3rd 2005 by Routledge
This accessible and engaging text explores the relationship between philosophy, science and physical geography. It addresses an imbalance that exists in opinion, teaching and to a lesser extent research, between a philosophically enriched human geography and a perceived philosophically ignorant...
Published December 9th 2004 by Routledge
Practising the Evidence
Depression is the most prevalent mental health disorder in later life, affecting 1 in 10 older people. It can have devastating effects on quality of life and is associated with an increased mortality, poorer recovery from physical illness, longer hospital stays and greater health care costs. Yet of...
Published August 1st 2002 by CRC Press
`Introducing Social Geographies' is a major new text offering a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to this important area of human geography. It presents a broad overview of social geography, clearly outlining the key theoretical and political positions, and making extensive use of examples...
Published August 31st 2001 by Routledge