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  • Domesticating Drones

    The Technology, Law and Economics of Unmanned Aircraft

    By Henry H Perritt, Jr, Eliot O Sprague

    The public debate over civilian use of drones is intensifying. Variously called "unmanned aircraft systems", "unmanned aerial vehicles", "remotely piloted aircraft", or simply "drones", they are available for purchase by anyone for a few hundred to a few thousand dollars. They have strikingly…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge

  • The Good Drone

    By Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert

    While the military use of drones has been the subject of much scrutiny, the use of drones for humanitarian purposes has so far received little attention. As the starting point for this study, it is argued that the prospect of using drones for humanitarian and other life-saving activities has…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Design for Personalisation

    By Iryna Kuksa, Tom Fisher

    The principle of personalisation appears in a range of current debates among design professionals, healthcare providers, and educationalists about the implications of new technologies and approaches to consumer sovereignty for ’mass’ provision. The potential of new technologies implies systems of…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • Organisations and Humanisation

    Perspectives on organising humanisation and humanising organisations

    Edited by Myrte van de Klundert, Robert van Boeschoten

    The term humanisation was introduced in humanistic studies to develop a humanist way of thinking about organisations and human relations. It stems from a need to think about questions of justice and living a good life in practice but not from some absolute or abstract point of view. As it is often…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18 
    Gower

  • Face to Face with Practice

    Existential Forms of Research for Management Inquiry

    By Steven Segal, Claire Jankelson

    Coming Face to Face with your own practice is an emerging approach to management and professional research that has a significant impact on management practice. It closes the gap between theory and practice. An existential form of research means that the researcher carefully attends to their…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27 
    Routledge

  • Pre-Accident Investigations

    Better Questions - An Applied Approach to Operational Learning

    By Todd Conklin

      The Problem Is the Question Pre-Accident Investigations: Better Questions - An Applied Approach to Operational Learning challenges safety and reliability professionals to get better answers by asking better questions. A provocative examination of human performance and safety management,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-22 
    CRC Press

  • Food and the Risk Society

    The Power of Risk Perception

    By Charlotte Fabiansson, Stefan Fabiansson

    This book offers a comprehensive understanding of the current scientific knowledge concerning risks associated with food preparation, processing and consumption, with particular attention to the gap between scientific research and public perception. Examining the effects of food on the body from…

    Hardback – 2016-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Fatigue in Aviation

    A Guide to Staying Awake at the Stick, 2nd Edition

    By John A. Caldwell, J. Lynn Caldwell

    This updated edition includes fatigue and sleep definitions as well as strategies for the measurement and assessment of fatigue. The aviation performance, mood, and safety problems associated with sleep restriction and circadian disruptions in operational settings are highlighted. The biological…

    Hardback – 2016-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Advances in Sport, Leisure and Ergonomics

    Edited by Thomas Reilly

    This important new volume brings together recent research by leading international ergonomists and sport and exercise scientists. The book presents a wide range of studies in occupational ergonomics, each utilizing techniques that are also employed by sports and exercise science research groups,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31 
    Routledge

  • From Accidents to Zero

    A Practical Guide to Improving Your Workplace Safety Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew Sharman

    As leaders increasingly understand the importance of good safety practice to support their business objectives, safety and health practitioners develop better tools and solutions. However, there is still a gulf between these two groups where engagement, communication and shared understanding can be…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Military Research Methods

    Edited by Alison J. Williams, Neil Jenkings, Rachel Woodward, Matthew F. Rech

    This new handbook is about the practices of conducting research on military issues. As an edited collection, it brings together an extensive group of authors from a range of disciplinary perspectives whose chapters engage with the conceptual, practical and political questions raised when doing…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Uncertainty and Behaviour

    Perceptions, Decisions and Actions in Business

    By Melanie E. Kreye

    Uncertainty affects us in our everyday lives, and in a wide range of situations but how do individuals and indeed organisations respond to uncertainty and how does it impact their decision-making and actions? Based on the latest developments in academic research, the author offers solid advice on…

    Hardback – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

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