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  • International Communications

    The International Telecommunication Union and the Universal Postal Union, 1st Edition

    By Francis Lyall

    The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) are the two major international organisations that are involved in the regulation of international communications. The ITU deals with electronic communications including radio. The UPU deals with mail. As such,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Fortifications, Post-colonialism and Power

    Ruins and Imperial Legacies, 1st Edition

    By João Sarmento

    For more than 500 years, the Portuguese built or adapted fortifications along the coasts of Africa, Asia and South America. At a macro scale, mapping this network of power reveals a gigantic territorial and colonial project. Forts articulated the colonial and the metropolitan, and functioned as…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Government Information Management in the 21st Century

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peggy Garvin

    Government Information Management in the 21st Century provides librarians, information professionals, and government information policy leaders with a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of current issues in government information management with a global perspective. The…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Landscapes of Protest in the Scottish Highlands after 1914

    The Later Highland Land Wars, 1st Edition

    By Iain J.M. Robertson

    In November 1918, the implementation of agrarian change in the Scottish Highlands threatened another wave of unemployment and eviction for the land-working population, which led to widespread and varied social protest. Those who had been away on war service (and their families) faced returning to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonja Mejcher-Atassi, John Pedro Schwartz

    Collecting has a long tradition in the Middle East but the museum as a public institution is relatively new. Today there are national museums for antiquities in most Arab countries. While in some cases the political and social climate has hindered the foundation of museums, with existing…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Media Practices and Protest Politics

    How Precarious Workers Mobilise, 1st Edition

    By Alice Mattoni

    How do precarious workers employed in call-centres, universities, the fashion industry and many other labour markets organise, struggle and communicate to become recognised, influential political subjects? "Media Practices and Protest Politics; How Precarious Workers Mobilise" reveals the process…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Management in Healthcare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lorri Zipperer

    Knowledge management goes beyond data and information capture in computerized health records and ordering systems; it seeks to leverage the experiences of all who interact in healthcare to enhance care delivery, teamwork, and organizational learning. Knowledge management - if envisioned…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Books, Bytes and Business

    The Promise of Digital Publishing, 1st Edition

    By Bill Martin, Xuemei Tian

    How are businesses responding to global changes in markets driven by changes in technology? Whatever the industry, the trends are familiar: globalization and the rise of industrial conglomerates, mergers and acquisitions, the networking of businesses and markets, outsourcing and shifts in the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Wikipedia

    A New Community of Practice?, 1st Edition

    By Dan O'Sullivan

    During its brief existence Wikipedia has proved astonishingly successful with 2.8 million articles in English alone available freely to all with access to the internet. The online encyclopedia can be seen as the 21st century’s version of earlier historical attempts to gather the world’s knowledge…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Unquiet Pasts

    Risk Society, Lived Cultural Heritage, Re-designing Reflexivity, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Koerner

    Edited by Ian Russell

    This important book addresses critical themes in the development of archaeology as a reflexive, self-critical discipline in the modern world. It explores the ethical, political and cultural tensions and responsibilities which need to be addressed by archaeologists when working within networks of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Gaydar Culture

    Gay Men, Technology and Embodiment in the Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By Sharif Mowlabocus

    Popular culture has recognized urban gay men's use of the Web over the last ten years, with gay Internet dating and Net-cruising featuring as narrative devices in hit television shows. Yet to date, the relationship between urban gay male culture and digital media technologies has received only…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Effective Document and Data Management

    Unlocking Corporate Content, 3rd Edition

    By Bob Wiggins

    Effective Document and Data Management illustrates the operational and strategic significance of how documents and data are captured, managed and utilized. Without a coherent and consistent approach the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization may be undermined by less poor management and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

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