Play is a crucial component in the development of all children. In this fully updated and revised edition of his classic playwork text, Bob Hughes explores the complexities of children’s play, its meaning and purpose, and argues that adult-free play is essential for the psychological well-being of...
Published September 27th 2011 by Routledge
Politics, Economics and Security, 3rd Edition
The latest edition of this comprehensive and user-friendly textbook provides a single volume resource for all those studying Japan's international relations. It offers a clear and concise introduction to the most important aspects of Japan's role in the globalized economy of the twenty-first...
Published August 29th 2011 by Routledge
In this fascinating and unique study, Ann Hughes examines how the experience of civil war in seventeenth-century England affected the roles of women and men in politics and society; and how conventional concepts of masculinity and femininity were called into question by the war and the trial and...
Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge
The Handbook for the NEBOSH National General Certificate, 5th Edition
Learn more about health and safety with this NEBOSH-endorsed textbook, written and designed specifically to help you pass your course. Matched to the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (October 2009 specification) Practice NEBOSH questions and sample answers...
Published July 20th 2011 by Routledge
The Handbook for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction: Health and Safety, 4th Edition
Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction is the definitive handbook for the National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety from NEBOSH (May 2010 specification), with each element of the syllabus explained in detail, and all the relevant legislation summarised for quick reference....
Published July 4th 2011 by Routledge
from A to Z
The definitive guide to clinical leadership, by Dickon Weir-Hughes, the Chief Executive of the NMC.Dickon takes a unique slant on the teaching of Leadership and Management through an A-Z format, making this subject very accessible. The book provides a helpful and practical summary of the key...
Published April 27th 2011 by Routledge
Challenges and Policies for the Twenty-First Century
Ageing populations present considerable challenges to welfare states internationally, and East Asia is no exception. Demographics show that countries in East Asia either have the highest proportion of older people, or the speed at which their population is ageing is faster than anywhere else in the...
Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge
This reader brings together key contributions from many of the leading scholars in the field, offering students an informed overview of the most significant work in security studies. The editors chart the development of the key theoretical and empirical debates in security studies in the Cold War...
Published February 17th 2011 by Routledge
Series: Applied Linguistics in Action
Speaking is a dynamic, interpersonal process and one that strongly influences how we are perceived by others in a range of formal and everyday contexts. Despite this, speaking is often researched and taught as if it is simply writing delivered in a different mode. In Teaching and Researching...
Published November 24th 2010 by Routledge
Coming in from the Cold
Series: Global Institutions
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is broadening its agenda and carving out a role as a key player in global economic policy-making, and this volume provides a succinct and comprehensive guide to this important organization. By charting the history and development of the ILO and...
Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge