Forty Years Since the Soviet Satellite
This book explores Russia's stunning success of ushering in the space age by launching Sputnik and beating the United States into space. It also examines the formation of NASA, the race for human exploration of the moon, the reality of global satellite communications, and a new generation of...
Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge
Law, Diplomacy and Politics Governing Resource Security
Few nations rely upon the ocean as much as Japan for livelihood, culture and transport. The seas have long played a vital role for the Japanese, helping to support the economic and social life of a nation that possesses few resources and little arable land, and sustain a population that has nearly...
Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge
Ideas, Policy, Practice, 3rd Edition
The exciting new edition of this well-loved textbook offers a fully expanded and revised account and analysis of the youth justice system in the UK, taking into account and fully addressing the significant changes that have taken place since the second edition in 2007.The book maintains its...
Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge
Learning to Work Together
A Handbook for Inter-professional Practice in the Human Services: Learning to Work Together is an essential text for all students of inter-professional education, and for practitioners looking to understand and develop better inter-agency working. With an emphasis on working collaboratively...
Published September 14th 2012 by Routledge
Charting the Globe
Series: Social Research Today
The social sciences rely more on the comparative method than on experimental data mainly because the latter is difficult to acquire amongst human populations. The International Social Survey Programme has played a pioneering role in creating and sustaining methodologically-sophisticated mass...
Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge
Youth Crime and Social Justice
There is an impasse in current thinking about youth crime and justice, represented by punitive and harmful practices, and liberal objections to these processes on the other, based predominantly on arguments for ‘rehabilitation’. This book aims to arrive at an alternative strategy for resolving the...
Published December 20th 2010 by Willan
From Open to Robotic
Radical prostatectomy involves the surgical removal of the entire prostate gland and the seminal vesicles. Recently the open operation has been challenged by laparoscopic and robotic techniques. However, making the transition to this new technology is not an easy option. Avoiding surgical...
Published September 26th 2007 by CRC Press
This is a new and completely revised edition of the successful text published in 2000 entitled Core Management. The book provides excellent coverage of the CIPD syllabus for three core areas of the CIPD syllabus.New end of chapter website links are included. The text is written in an easy-to-read...
Published September 15th 2005 by Routledge
Launching the new Kogan Page Primary Essentials series, this indispensable handbook for all practising and aspiring primary headteachers will help primary school leaders rise to the many challenges that face them in the task of effectively managing a busy primary school. Some of the key areas...
Published April 1st 2002 by Routledge