Almost all of us would agree that the experience of art is deeply rewarding. Why this is the case remains a puzzle; nor does it explain why many of us find works of art much more important than other sources of pleasure. Art and Knowledge argues that the experience of art is so rewarding because...
Published August 29th 2001 by Routledge
Integrating the Environment and the Economy?
Series: Environmental Politics
The Emergence of Ecological Modernisation offers a wealth of empirical research material from an international perspective, bringing together previously scattered sources for the first time. It addresses a series of theoretical issues that are of key contemporary relevance, such as the relationship...
Published December 13th 2000 by Routledge
From childhood through to adulthood, retirement and finally death, The Economic Psychology of Everyday Life uniquely explores the economic problems all individuals have to solve across the course of their lives.Webley, Burgoyne, Lea and Young begin by introducing the concept of economic behaviour...
Published November 8th 2000 by Psychology Press
Integrity, Wisdom, Transcendence
At the threshold of the 21st Century many people are faced with a spiritual dilemma, where neither secularism nor religion seem adequate.The Psychology of Mature Spirituality addresses this dilemma. In each of the book's three sections - integrity, wisdom, and transcendence - distinguished...
Published September 27th 2000 by Routledge
Expanded to include a broader range of problems than the bestselling first edition, Finite Element Method Using MATLAB: Second Edition presents finite element approximation concepts, formulation, and programming in a format that effectively streamlines the learning process. It is written from a...
Published July 27th 2000 by CRC Press
Designing for Human Use
The evaluation and assessment of appropriate design approaches for usable human-machine interfaces is at the heart of ergonomics. A Guide to Methodology in Ergonomics arises from work, carried out by Neville Stanton for the EPSRC/Department of Transport, to compile and review a pool of...
Published October 13th 1999 by CRC Press
Creating the Capacity for Continuous Change, Learning, and Improvement
If you are: overwhelmed by the amount of change and the difficulty in making it happen, finding failure - or limited success - with the implementation of changes, disappointed in the growth or financial performance of your organization, and are looking for a strategy for improving your...
Published August 25th 1999 by CRC Press
State, Capital and Military Power
Series: Politics in Asia
North Korea has traditionally been seen as militarily superior to South Korea in the long feud between the two nations. This brilliantly argued book taps into a great deal of news interest in North Korea at the moment in the wake of recent hostility against Japan. Hamm controversially shows that...
Published June 23rd 1999 by Routledge
Series: Longman Companions To History
This reference guide throws light on almost every aspect of postwar international history from the rise of Mao's China to the Bosnian Civil War. It provides a huge wealth of information on East-West relations setting events, crises and conflicts in their full international context....
Published January 3rd 1999 by Routledge