Theoretical, managerial, and international perspectives
In response to changes in internal needs, external organizational environments, and the expectations of shareholders – most notably, citizens and politicians – innovation is now an important common-place aspect of governance and the running of public service organizations. Given the ongoing...
To Be Published October 29th 2015 by Routledge
Explaining Crime and Its Context, 9th Edition
Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context, ninth edition, is a highly acclaimed textbook offering a broad perspective on criminological theory. It provides students of criminology and sociology with a thorough exposure to a range of theories, contrasting their logic and assumptions, but also...
To Be Published July 13th 2015 by Routledge
And Other Marketing Animals
Tony the Tiger. The Pillsbury Doughboy. The Michelin Man. The Playboy bunny. The list of brand mascots, spokes-characters, totems and logos goes on and on and on. Mascots are one of the most widespread modes of marketing communication and one of the longest established. Yet, despite their ubiquity...
Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge
Explaining Crime and Its Context, 8th Edition
This highly acclaimed criminology text presents an up-to-date review and analysis of criminological theories. It incorporates current examples of deterrence research regarding crimes such as domestic violence, drunk driving, and capital punishment, and features thought-provoking discussion of the...
Published August 24th 2012 by Routledge
A concise and user-friendly guide, Handbook of Mental Health Nursing helps nursing students learn the essential skills required for practice. This practical handbook is informed by an interdisciplinary understanding of mental health problems and the recovery from mental health difficulties....
Published April 27th 2012 by CRC Press
Ancient Rhetoric/Radical Praxis
Situating contemporary critical praxis at the intersection of the social, the political, and the rhetorical, this book is a provocative inquiry into the teaching philosophies of Plato’s Socrates and Paulo Freire that has profound implications for contemporary education. Brown not only sheds new...
Published October 24th 2011 by Routledge
Self-Assessment Colour Review, Third Edition
This edition integrates self-test questions, illustrations, and detailed explanations, as well as provides new material on sleep disordered breathing, the newer methods of staging of lung cancer, interstitial lung diseases, and infections....
Published April 15th 2011 by CRC Press
Knowledge, Ritual, and Art
Buddhist Manuscript Cultures explores how religious and cultural practices in premodern Asia were shaped by literary and artistic traditions as well as by Buddhist material culture. This study of Buddhist texts focuses on the significance of their material forms rather than their doctrinal contents...
Published January 20th 2011 by Routledge
The Marketing and Consumption of Literature
The buying, selling, and writing of books is a colossal industry in which marketing looms large, yet there are very few books which deal with book marketing (how-to texts excepted) and fewer still on book consumption. This innovative text not only rectifies this, but also argues that far from being...
Published October 16th 2008 by Routledge