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Taylor & Francis Books Open Archive

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  • Disclosing Horizons

    Architecture, Perspective and Redemptive Space

    By Nicholas Temple

    This study examines the influence of perspective on architecture, highlighting how critical historical changes in the representation and perception of space continue to inform the way architects design. Since its earliest developments, perspective was conceived as an exemplary form of…

    Paperback – 2006-11-14
    Routledge

  • Models of Political Economy

    By Hannu Nurmi

    Models of Political Economy will introduce students to the basic methodology of political economics. It covers all core theories as well as new developments including: decision theory game theory mechanism design games of asymmetric information. Hannu Nurmi's text will prove to be invaluable…

    Hardback – 2006-10-19
    Routledge

  • Cities, Autonomy, and Decentralization in Japan

    Edited by Carola Hein, Philippe Pelletier

    Adding a new perspective to the current literature on decentralization in Japan, Cities, Autonomy and Decentralization in Japan, approaches the subject from an urban studies and planning approach. The essays in the collection present a cogent compilation of case studies focusing on the past,…

    Hardback – 2006-06-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The Changing Economic Geography of Globalization

    By Giovanna Vertova

    The process of globalization has had profound, often destabilizing, effects on space, at all levels (i.e. local, regional, national, international). This revealing book analyzes, both theoretically and empirically, the effects of globalization over space. It considers, through a dialogue among…

    Hardback – 2006-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Competition

  • Ancient Greek Literary Letters

    Selections in Translation

    By Patricia A. Rosenmeyer

    The first referenece to letter writing occurs in the first text of western literature, Homer's Iliad. From the very beginning, Greeks were enthusiastic letter writers, and letter writing became a distinct literary genre. Letters were included in the works of historians but they also formed the…

    Paperback – 2006-01-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Classical Translations

  • Tourism and Global Environmental Change

    Ecological, Economic, Social and Political Interrelationships

    Edited by Stefan Gössling, Michael C. Hall

    This fascinating book is the first comprehensive analysis of the economic, social and political interrelationships between tourism and global environmental change: one of the most significant issues facing humankind today. Its contributors argue that the impacts of these changes are potentially…

    Hardback – 2005-11-17
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Managing Social Research

    A Practical Guide

    By Roger Tarling

    An essential tool for those planning to undertake social research, this exceptional book tackles many of the specific concerns and issues that arise.  A well structured text, it offers a comprehensive introduction to a range of important areas in project management, including:…

    Paperback – 2005-11-17
    Routledge
    Social Research Today

  • Reshaping Social Life

    By Sarah Irwin

    Caught up in current social changes, we do not fully understand the reshaping of social life. In sociological analyses there is a conceptual gap between subjectivities and social structural processes, and we face real difficulties in understanding social change and diversity. Through analysis of…

    Paperback – 2005-08-25
    Routledge

  • Discourse in Action

    Introducing Mediated Discourse Analysis

    By Rodney H Jones, Sigrid Norris

    From emails relating to adoption over the Internet to discussions in the airline cockpit, the spoken or written texts we produce can have significant social consequences. The area of Mediated Discourse Analysis considers texts in their social and cultural contexts to explore the actions individuals…

    Paperback – 2005-05-23
    Routledge

  • Behavioural Approaches in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

    Optimising Rehabilitation Procedures

    By Barbara A. Wilson, Camilla M. Herbert, Agnes Shiel

    The potential of behavioural approaches for improving the lives of people with acquired brain injury is immense. Here that potential is laid out and explored with a thoroughgoing regard for clinical practice and the theoretical frameworks that underpin that practice. This book will prove an…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
    Psychology Press
    Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: A Modular Handbook

  • Extending Educational Reform

    From One School to Many

    By Amanda Datnow, Lea Hubbard, Hugh Mehan

    In an effort to improve student achievement, thousands of US schools have adopted school reform models devised externally by universities and other organizations. Such models have been successful in improving individual schools or groups of schools, but what happens when educational reform attempts…

    Hardback – 2002-03-14
    Routledge

  • The Archaeology of Human Ancestry

    Power, Sex and Tradition

    Edited by Stephen Shennan, James Steele

    Human social life is constrained and defined by our cognitive and emotional dispositions, which are the legacy of our foraging ancestors. But how difficult is it to reconstruct the social systems and cultural traditions of those ancestors? The Archaeology of Human Ancestry provides a stimulating…

    Hardback – 1995-12-14
    Routledge

  • Subject Learning in the Primary Curriculum

    Issues in English, Science and Maths

    Edited by Jill Bourne, Mary Briggs, Patricia Murphy, Michelle Selinger

    The emphasis on subject knowledge in primary curricula is a world-wide phenomenon and has become increasingly the focus of attention in England, with the introduction of the National Curriculum and the appointment of subject co-ordinators in schools. Yet what exactly constitutes a subject and its…

    Paperback – 1995-03-16
    Routledge

  • The British Atlantic Empire Before the American Revolution

    By Glyndwr Williams

    First Published in 1980. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1980-06-05
    Routledge