Non-Plan explores ways of involving people in the design of their environments - a goal which transgresses political categories of 'right' and 'left'. Attempts to circumvent planning bureaucracy and architectural inertia have ranged from free-market enterprise zones, to self-build housing, and from...
Published December 19th 1999 by Routledge
Learning From Children Who Read at an Early Age is the result of a three-year research project in which the authors studied a group of children who learnt to read without being taught, from before they started school until the end of Year 2 when they were given their first National Curriculum...
Published June 23rd 1999 by Routledge
Japan and North Korea
Is Japan re-emerging as a normal, or even a great, military power in regional and global security affairs? This Adelphi Paper assesses the overall trajectory of Japan’s security policy over the last decade, and the impact of a changing Japanese military posture on the stability of East Asia. The...
Published June 2nd 1999 by Routledge
Series: Military History and Policy
Examines British military, political and imperial strategy in the Middle East during and immediately after the First World War, in relation to General Allenby's command of the Egypt Expeditionary Force from June 1917 to November 1919....
Published May 30th 1999 by Routledge
Bonds, Retentions and Guarantees
Financial Protection in the UK Building Industry provides comprehensive treatment of an increasingly important but complex aspect of construction management. The term 'Financial Protection' refers to the various mechanisms by which funds are made available to ensure the due performance of a...
Published September 9th 1998 by Routledge
Performance, Media, Identity
Recasting Ritual explores how ritualized action diversifies in response to varying cultural, political and physical contexts. The contributors look at how issues such as globalisation and technology affect ritual performance and how minorities often utilise performances to affirm their own...
Published September 2nd 1998 by Routledge
Imagining Welfare Futures explores possible futures of welfare by considering different types of relationship between the public and the state through which social welfare may be organized beyond the millennium. By drawing on contemporary debates about the 'citizen', 'the community' and 'the...
Published August 12th 1998 by Routledge
The Reconstruction of Social Policy
Unsettling Welfare addresses the changing relationship between social welfare, its 'recipients' and the state. In particular, the book explores the direction and the impact of the reforms of the welfare state that took place during the 1980s and 1990s. By focusing on specific fields of social...
Published June 17th 1998 by Routledge
The proceedings of the Second World Congress of Science and Racket Sports and Fifth International Table Tennis Federation Sports Science Congress contain six keynote lectures which provide the latest research on a range of sport science topics as applied to tennis, table tennis, squash and...
Published June 3rd 1998 by Taylor & Francis
Series: Longman Social Research Series
This fully revised, updated and extended edition of a successful text, introduces some of the important philosophical issues arising from social research practices and historical research in the social sciences. Since its initial publication the field of social research and philosophy has been...
Published December 15th 1997 by Routledge