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...
To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge
An Annual Review, Volume 52
Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review remains one of the most cited sources in marine science. This series is consistently among the highest ranking impact factors for the marine biology category of the citation indices compiled by the Institute of Scientific Information. It is an...
To Be Published July 14th 2014 by CRC Press
This book explores the overarching rationale that motivated Japanese international fisheries policy throughout the post-war period until today, highlighting the importance of international fisheries to Japan and the stature this resource has occupied as a national interest. It provides a...
To Be Published June 14th 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 25th 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 13th 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 30th 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 19th 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 25th 2007 by CRC Press
Ideas, Policy, Practice, 2nd Edition
This is a thoroughly revised edition of Roger Smith's book published in 2003. The book provides a comprehensive and critical overview of the youth justice system. It begins by setting the youth justice system in historical context, and then assesses the impact of political ideas and influence on...
Published December 31st 2006 by Willan
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 14th 2005 by Routledge