This classic book in the Kemp and Young series has been fully revised and updated by David J Eyres, author of the well-known Butterworth-Heinemann title "Ship Construction," and will prove indispensable to the student reader. The contents cover, in numerous fully illustrated items, shipyard...
Published October 6th 1997 by Routledge
World Hunger explores the nature and extent of contemporary world hunger, explaining why hunger still persists while agricultural production increases and genetic engineering revolutionises food production and distribution. Numerous case studies, drawn from the North and South, illustrate the...
Published May 1st 1997 by Routledge
Deterioration of cement-based materials is a continuing problem, as it results in the substantial shortening of the lives of conventional concrete structures. The main costs result from poor performance and the need for early repair. With more advanced applications, where very long service lives...
Published April 17th 1997 by CRC Press
Nuclear Issue and the Korean Peninsula
Korean security was the focus of world-wide attention and concern in 1993-95 with North Korea's "suspected" nuclear weapons program. Dubbed by some as the first post-Cold War nuclear crisis, it was triggered by the United Nations Security Council's move to impose economic sanctions on North Korea....
Published February 28th 1997 by Routledge
All societies have their own customs and beliefs surrounding death. In the West, traditional ways of mourning are disappearing, and though science has had a major impact on views of death, it has taught us little about the way to die or to grieve. Many who come into contact with the dying and the...
Published December 26th 1996 by Routledge
Summary and Assessment
Rational Choice Theory and Religion considers one of the major developments in the social scientific paradigms that promises to foster a greater theoretical unity among the disciplines of sociology, political science, economics and psychology. Applying the theory of rational choice--the theory that...
Published December 24th 1996 by Routledge
A Textbook With Readings
This textbook augments the first edition through the inclusion of a set of reseach and review papers selected by the authors to supplement the contents of each chapter by providing a discussion of research issues and detailed investigation of individual cases. One or two papers supplement each...
Published December 17th 1996 by Psychology Press
Discourse, Politics and the Feminist Movement
Changing the Wor(l)d draws on feminist publishing, postmodern theory and feminist autobiography to powerfully critique both liberal feminism and scholarship on the women's movement, arguing that both ignore feminism's unique contributions to social analysis and politics. These contributions...
Published December 10th 1996 by Routledge