First published in 1975, this collection of essays expands upon the themes and ideas developed in the editors’ previous work, the visionary and groundbreaking text: The New Criminology. Directed at orthodox criminology, this is a partisan work written by a group of criminologists committed to a...
Published March 30th 2013 by Routledge
A journalist on the Japan Chronicle for eleven years, the author collected in this volume the most significant current events for discussion. They include the financial crisis of 1927, hostilities with China and in particular Manchuria, Japan’s booming manufacturing industry, Japanese nationalism,...
Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge
The Morality and Psychology of Gaming
Ethics in the Virtual World examines the gamer's enactment of taboo activities in the context of both traditional and contemporary philosophical approaches to morality. The book argues that it is more productive to consider what individuals are able to cope with psychologically than to determine...
Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge
A journalist on the Japan Chronicle for eleven years this volume examines the history, economy, politics and society of Japan from just before the First World War until 1926. Japan’s relations with the West, as well as with Russia and China are also discussed. ...
Published February 27th 2013 by Routledge
Services, Infrastructure, Policies and Management
In the context of the economies of the world becoming greener, this book provides a global and interdisciplinary overview of the condition of the world’s water resources and the infrastructure used to manage it. It focuses on current social and economic costs of water provision, needs and...
Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge
Money laundering and offshore banking
This book brings together the issues surrounding banking secrecy and confiscation of criminal proceeds. The book examines the existing legal agreements at the international, regional and national levels and their interaction in the substantive areas of confiscation, anti-money laundering and...
Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge
Applications in Vehicle Systems
Magnetorheological Fluid Technology: Applications in Vehicle Systems compiles the authors’ recent work involving the application of magnetorheological (MR) fluids and other smart materials in vehicles. It collects concepts that have previously been scattered in peer-reviewed international journals....
Published November 8th 2012 by CRC Press
The author has provided a PDF/video update for the 10.0.6 and 10.0.7 software changes. Those files can be accessed via the book's companion website, access to which is included when you purchase the book. Step into the 21st century with Rick Young’s Easy Guide to Final Cut Pro X and learn the...
Published October 25th 2012 by Focal Press
From Microfoundations to Macroapplications
The concept of rational expectations has played a hugely important role in economics over the years. Dealing with the origins and development of modern approaches to expectations in micro and macroeconomics, this book makes use of primary sources and previously unpublished material from such...
Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge
Effects on Agriculture, Biodiversity, and Ecological Processes
Series: Advances in Agroecology
By 2050, the global population of humans is predicted to increase by 35 percent. Approximately 70 percent more food may be required, and this will take place against a backdrop of 15-40 percent land degradation. This book examines land use intensification and biodiversity conservation and...
Published July 26th 2012 by CRC Press