As new missile shield programs are put into place, the need increases for information on the latest systems design techniques and component technologies. This book explains how to properly assess war-fighting capability by examining detect, control, and engage processes in the context of the combat...
To Be Published March 25th 2016 by CRC Press
Teaching students to write constructed responses doesn’t have to be a test-prep chore. Constructed responses can be powerful opportunities to teach strategic thinking and writing. In this timely book from education consultant Warren Combs, you’ll learn practical ways to teach students to write...
To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology
Alienation has objective, societal-level causes, yet is experienced as a psychological condition, more emotional than cognitive. Seeman’s six varieties of alienation are expanded to ten, grounded in contemporary research and theory, and each is linked to a model of social relations and to specific...
To Be Published December 29th 2015 by Routledge
Theory, Ethics and Practice
International Investment Management: Theory, Practice, and Ethics synthesizes investment principles, Asian financial practice, and ethics in a book that reflects the realities of modern international finance and will work perfectly as a core text for undergraduate finance majors and graduate...
To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge
This book comprehensively outlines and evaluates the key US Presidential Doctrines extending back to George Washington and concludes with the more recent doctrines of the Bush and Obama Administrations. With the term "doctrine" (re)attaining prominence in the in the early 21st Century and, more...
To Be Published November 29th 2015 by Routledge
Preserving the Right to Think and Teach Historically
Series: Routledge Research in Education
Current educational reforms have given rise to various types of "educational Taylorism", which encourage the creation of efficiency models in pursuit of a unified way to teach. In history education curriculum, this has been introduced through scripted textbook-based programs such as Teacher...
To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge
Initial Steps toward a New Chinese Countryside, 1976-1981
The period from the arrest of the "gang of four" in October 1976 to the final step in the removal of Hua Guofeng in mid-1981 saw CCP rural policy go through a number of phases. The initial emphasis on a moderate version of the Dazhai model gave way to "traditional policies" (luoshi zhengce) by mid-...
To Be Published October 7th 2015 by Routledge
Technology, National Security and Intelligence Collection
Series: Studies in Intelligence
This volume examines the ethical issues generated by recent developments in intelligence collection and offers a.comprehenisve analysis of the key legal, moral and social questions thereby raised. Foreign and domestic intelligence agencies have received an exponential increase in their...
To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge
A Method of Levels approach
Many current approaches to the treatment of psychological problems focus on specific disorders and techniques that are purported to be effective and distinct. Recent advances in knowledge and theory, however, have called into question this approach. The conceptual framework of transdiagnostic,...
To Be Published June 4th 2015 by Routledge
John R. Commons is one of the most significant figures in the development of American economics. One of the founders of the Institutional school, Commons developed theories of the evolution of capitalism and of institutional change which continue to influence modern economics. These volumes collect...
To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge