A small country perspective
Arms purchases are among the most expensive, technologically challenging and politically controversial decisions made by modern-day governments. Superpower spending on weapons systems is widely analysed and discussed. But defence procurement in smaller industrial countries involves different issues...
Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge
A Risk Based Approach
In response to the recently introduced European Union directives controlling the permitting and design of landfill facilities, the UK Environment Agency has established the use of two risk assessment models (LandSim and GasSim) to aid designers in assessing hydrogeological risks and developing gas...
Published April 21st 2014 by CRC Press
First published in 1981 this unique study discusses the evolution of Plato's thought through the actual developments in Athenian democracy, the book also demonstrates Plato's continuing responses to changes in political theory and argues for a new understanding of Plato's goals for the state and...
Published September 15th 2011 by Routledge
Meeting the Challenges of Sustainability Through Vigorous Learning Enterprises
COMPRESSION: Meeting the Challenges of Sustainability Through Vigorous Learning Enterprises sounds a clarion that we cannot afford to ignore. Global crises are squeezing us from all directions. Mostly they have to do with not enough: not enough natural resources to maintain our standard of living,...
Published October 8th 2009 by Productivity Press
Developing Standards and Changing Practices for Libraries and Universities
As open access initiatives, electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) provide Internet access to graduate student research documents from hundreds of academic institutions, thus furthering international scholarly communication. The last decade has seen change and collaboration among colleagues of...
Published December 17th 2008 by Routledge
Civil and Criminal Law Applications
The demands and expectations of a psychologist or neuropsychologist in a courtroom are different from those in a clinical practice. The challenges to and scrutiny of one's basic credentials, training, expertise, and conclusions can be intimidating. The contributors of Disorders of Executive...
Published January 1st 1993 by CRC Press