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  • Architecture and the Smart City book cover

    Architecture and the Smart City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sergio M. Figueiredo, Sukanya Krishnamurthy, Torsten Schroeder

    Increasingly the world around us is becoming ‘smart.’ From smart meters to smart production, from smart surfaces to smart grids, from smart phones to smart citizens. ‘Smart’ has become the catch-all term to indicate the advent of a charged technological shift that has been propelled by the promise…

    eBook – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Critiques

  • Are you an inclusive designer? book cover

    Are you an inclusive designer?

    1st Edition

    By Julie Fleck

    Despite improvements in the last 20 years we still have a long way to go before all of our buildings, places and spaces are easy and comfortable for all of us to use. This book puts forward a powerful case for a totally new attitude towards inclusivity and accessibility. Exploring both the social…

    eBook – 2019-10-18
    RIBA Publishing

  • Healthy Homes: Designing with light and air for sustainability and wellbeing book cover

    Healthy Homes

    Designing with light and air for sustainability and wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Nick Baker, Koen Steemers

    It is widely acknowledged that there is an urgent need to transform our housing stock to a better energy performance level. However, improving energy performance should not result in a negative impact on the health, wellbeing and the comfort of building occupants. There are many energy-neutral…

    eBook – 2019-10-18
    RIBA Publishing

  • Spree Killers: Practical Classifications for Criminology and Law Enforcement book cover

    Spree Killers

    Practical Classifications for Criminology and Law Enforcement, 1st Edition

    By Mark Safarik, Katherine Ramsland

    Spree Killers: Practical Classifications for Criminology and Law Enforcement is the only exhaustive, up-to-date analytical book on spree killers, standing apart from those dedicated to mass murderers and serial killers. Multicides have traditionally been categorized as double, triple, mass, serial…

    eBook – 2019-10-18
    CRC Press

  • An Economic History of West Africa book cover

    An Economic History of West Africa

    2nd Edition

    By A. G. Hopkins

    This pioneering and celebrated work was the first, and remains the standard, account of the economic history of the huge area conventionally known as West Africa. The book ranges from prehistoric times to independence and covers the former French territories, as well as those colonised by the…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • Architecture and Health: Guiding Principles for Practice book cover

    Architecture and Health

    Guiding Principles for Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dina Battisto, Jacob J. Wilhelm

    Architecture and Health recognizes the built environment and health as inextricable encouraging a new mind-set for the profession. Over 40 international award-winning projects are included to explore innovative design principles linked to health outcomes. The book is organized into three…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • Quality in TESOL and Teacher Education: From a Results Culture Towards a Quality Culture book cover

    Quality in TESOL and Teacher Education

    From a Results Culture Towards a Quality Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Juan de Dios Martínez Agudo

    This volume takes a holistic view of the current trends and challenges in quality and quality assurance in TESOL and teacher education. Bringing together top scholars in the field from all over the world, the text features invaluable international perspectives with the common objective of improving…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Making Sense of

    Making Sense of "Bad English"

    An Introduction to Language Attitudes and Ideologies, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Peterson

    Why is it that some ways of using English are considered "good" and others are considered "bad"? Why are certain forms of language termed elegant, eloquent or refined, whereas others are deemed uneducated, coarse, or inappropriate? Making Sense of "Bad English" is an accessible introduction to…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • Translation and Multimodality: Beyond Words book cover

    Translation and Multimodality

    Beyond Words, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Boria, Ángeles Carreres, Maria Noriega-Sánchez, Marcus Tomalin

    Translation and Multimodality: Beyond Words is one of the first books to explore how translation needs to be redefined and reconfigured in contexts where multiple modes of communication, such as writing, images, gesture, and music, occur simultaneously. Bringing together world-leading experts in…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • Capitalism and Democracy in the Twenty-First Century: A Global Future Beyond Nationalism book cover

    Capitalism and Democracy in the Twenty-First Century

    A Global Future Beyond Nationalism, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Kitching

    This short book makes a connection between recent ‘tectonic shifts’ in the world economy and the political problems currently confronted by western democracies. The shift of manufacturing away from the West, allied to the pressure to keep costs down in an increasingly competitive global economy,…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • The Elements of Theatrical Expression book cover

    The Elements of Theatrical Expression

    1st Edition

    By Brian Kulick

    The Elements of Theatrical Expression puts forward 14 essential elements that make up the basic building blocks of theatre. Is theatre a language? Does it have its own unique grammar? And if so, just what would the elements of such a grammar be? Brian Kulick asks readers to think of these…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • Knowledges Born in the Struggle: Constructing the Epistemologies of the Global South book cover

    Knowledges Born in the Struggle

    Constructing the Epistemologies of the Global South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Boaventura de Sousa Santos, Maria Paula Meneses

    In a world overwhelmingly unjust and seemingly deprived of alternatives, this book claims that the alternatives can be found among us. These alternatives are, however, discredited or made invisible by the dominant ways of knowing. Rather than alternatives, therefore, we need an alternative way of…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Epistemologies of the South

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