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  • Peter Gabriel, From Genesis to Growing Up

    Peter Gabriel, From Genesis to Growing Up
    av Dr Sarah Hill

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754665212

    Ever since Peter Gabriel fronted progressive rock band Genesis, from the late 1960s until the mid 1970s, journalists and academics alike have noted the importance of Gabriel's contribution to popular music. His influence became especially significan…

  • Peter Gabriel, From Genesis to Growing Up

    Peter Gabriel, From Genesis to Growing Up
    av Dr Sarah Hill

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409453680

    Ever since Peter Gabriel fronted progressive rock band Genesis, from the late 1960s until the mid 1970s, journalists and academics alike have noted the importance of Gabriel's contribution to popular music. His influence became especially significan…

  • Drift into Failure

    Drift into Failure
    av Professor Sidney Dekker

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409422211

    What does the collapse of sub-prime lending have in common with a broken jackscrew in an airliner's tailplane? Or the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico with the burn-up of Space Shuttle Columbia? These were systems that drifted into failure.…

  • Drift into Failure

    Drift into Failure
    av Professor Sidney Dekker

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409422228

    What does the collapse of sub-prime lending have in common with a broken jackscrew in an airliner's tailplane? Or the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico with the burn-up of Space Shuttle Columbia? These were systems that drifted into failure.…

  • Learning to Labour

    Learning to Labour
    av Mr. Paul Willis

    Häftad - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857421705

    This book which has now established itself as a classic study of working class boys describes how Paul Willis followed a group of 'lads' as they passed through the last two years of school and into work. The book explains that for 'the lads' it is t…

  • Safety at the Sharp End

    Safety at the Sharp End
    av Rhona Flin

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754646006

    Many 21st century operations are characterised by teams of workers dealing with significant risks and complex technology, in competitive, commercially-driven environments. Informed managers in such sectors have realised the necessity of understandin…

  • Safety at the Sharp End

    Safety at the Sharp End
    av Rhona Flin

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754645986

    Many 21st century operations are characterised by teams of workers dealing with significant risks and complex technology, in competitive, commercially-driven environments. Informed managers in such sectors have realised the necessity of understandin…

  • Museums, Health and Well-Being

    Museums, Health and Well-Being
    av Helen J. Chatterjee

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409425816

    The role of museums in enhancing well-being and improving health through social intervention is one of the foremost topics of importance in the museums sector today. With an aging population and emerging policies on the social responsibilities of mu…

  • The Reflective Practitioner

    The Reflective Practitioner
    av Donald A. Schon

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857423198

    A leading M.I.T. social scientist and consultant examines five professions - engineering, architecture, management, psychotherapy, and town planning - to show how professionals really go about solving problems. The best professionals, Donald SchAn m…

  • The Human Contribution

    The Human Contribution
    av James Reason

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754674023

    This book explores the human contribution to the reliability and resilience of complex, well-defended systems. Usually the human is considered a hazard - a system component whose unsafe acts are implicated in the majority of catastrophic breakdowns.…

  • The Human Contribution

    The Human Contribution
    av James Reason

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754674009

    This book explores the human contribution to the reliability and resilience of complex, well-defended systems. Usually the human is considered a hazard - a system component whose unsafe acts are implicated in the majority of catastrophic breakdowns.…

  • Popular Culture in Early Modern Europe

    Popular Culture in Early Modern Europe
    av Peter Burke

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754665076

    The concept of cultural history has in the last few decades come to the fore of historical research into early modern Europe. Due in no small part to the pioneering work of Peter Burke, the tools of the cultural historian are now routinely brought t…

  • Legacies and Change in Polar Sciences

    Legacies and Change in Polar Sciences

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754673996

    Providing case study analyses of the politics of science in and around the International Polar Year of 2007-2008, this volume makes a distinct contribution to ongoing research focusing on the relationship between science, international politics, law…

  • Music, Space and Place

    Music, Space and Place
    av Andy Bennett

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754655749

    Music, Space and Place examines the urban and rural spaces in which music is experienced, produced and consumed. The editors of this collection have brought together new and exciting perspectives by international researchers and scholars working in…

  • Defining Digital Humanities

    Defining Digital Humanities

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409469636

    Digital Humanities is becoming an increasingly popular focus of academic endeavour. There are now hundreds of Digital Humanities centres worldwide and the subject is taught at both postgraduate and undergraduate level. Yet the term 'Digital Humaniti…

  • Defining Digital Humanities

    Defining Digital Humanities

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409469629

    Digital Humanities is becoming an increasingly popular focus of academic endeavour. There are now hundreds of Digital Humanities centres worldwide and the subject is taught at both postgraduate and undergraduate level. Yet the term 'Digital Humaniti…

  • Marcel Duchamp and the Architecture of Desire

    Marcel Duchamp and the Architecture of Desire
    av Penelope Haralambidou

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409443452

    While much has been written on Marcel Duchamp - one of the twentieth century's most beguiling artists - the subject of his flirtation with architecture seems to have been largely overlooked. Yet, in the carefully arranged plans and sections organisi…

  • Frank Zappa and the And

    Frank Zappa and the And

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409433378

    This collection of essays, documented by an international and interdisciplinary array of scholars, represents the first academically focused volume exploring the creative idiolect of Frank Zappa. Several of the authors are known for contributing sig…

  • Geographies of Mobilities: Practices, Spaces, Subjects

    Geographies of Mobilities: Practices, Spaces, Subjects
    av Tim Cresswell

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409453659

    Over the past fifteen years or so, there has been a widespread and increasing fascination with the theme of mobility across the social sciences and humanities. Of course, geographers have always had an interest in mobility, but as yet they have not…

  • Geographies of Mobilities: Practices, Spaces, Subjects

    Geographies of Mobilities: Practices, Spaces, Subjects
    av Tim Cresswell

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754673163

    Over the past fifteen years or so, there has been a widespread and increasing fascination with the theme of mobility across the social sciences and humanities. Of course, geographers have always had an interest in mobility, but as yet they have not…

  • Diagnosis

    Diagnosis
    av Pat Croskerry

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409432333

    Despite diagnosis being the key feature of a physician's clinical performance, this is the first book that deals specifically with the topic. In recent years, however, considerable interest has been shown in this area and significant developments ha…

  • A History of Archival Practice

    A History of Archival Practice
    av Paul Delsalle

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409455240

    This revised translation of the classic 1998 Une histoire de l'archivistique provides a wide-ranging international survey of developments in archival practices and management, from the ancient world to the present day. The volume has been substantia…

  • Storytelling as Plague Prevention in Medieval and Early Modern Italy

    Storytelling as Plague Prevention in Medieval and Early Modern Italy
    av Martin Marafioti

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409406419

    Through close readings of five Italian collections of novellas written over a 500-year period, Martin Marafioti explores the literary tradition of storytelling, and particularly its efficacy as a healing tool following traumatic visitations from the…

  • Performing Tourist Places

    Performing Tourist Places
    av Joergen Ole Baerenholdt

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754638384

    This book looks at the making and the consuming of places in the contemporary world. Illustrated through various case-studies from Denmark, it considers how places, performances and peoples intersect. It examines the fascinating circumstances throug…

  • Critical Essays in Popular Musicology

    Critical Essays in Popular Musicology

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754626473

    Critical Essays in Popular Musicology is an essential reference work which reproduces in facsimile form many of the most important and innovative journal articles and papers in the field, along with an introductory overview by the editor Allan Moore…

  • Requirements Management

    Requirements Management
    av Mario Kossmann

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409451372

    Poor requirements management is one of the top five contributors to poor project performance. In extreme, safety critical or emergency-relief situations, failure to satisfy the real needs of the project stakeholders may well lead directly to loss of…

  • Somatechnics

    Somatechnics
    av Samantha Murray

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754675303

    Somatechnics highlights the reciprocal bond between the sAma and the techne of 'the body' and the techniques in which bodies are formed and transformed as crafted responses to the world around us. Structured around the themes of the governance of so…

  • Volume 7, Tome II: Kierkegaard and His Danish Contemporaries - Theology

    Volume 7, Tome II: Kierkegaard and His Danish Contemporaries - Theology

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754668732

    The period of Kierkegaard's life corresponds to Denmark's "Golden Age," which is conventionally used to refer to the period covering roughly the first half of the nineteenth century, when Denmark's most important writers, philosophers, theologians,…

  • ABC of Action Learning

    ABC of Action Learning
    av Reg Revans

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409427032

    'Learning involves doing...Since action learning suggests that we may best master whatever unknown challenge appears by working with others who seek to triumph in the same way, its programmes should be collectively designed and launched by those who…

  • Scandinavia in the Age of Revolution

    Scandinavia in the Age of Revolution
    av Mr. Michael Bregnsbo

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409400196

    The 'Age of Revolution' is a term seldom used in Scandinavian historiography, despite the fact that Scandinavia was far from untouched by the late eighteenth-century revolutions in Europe and America. Scandinavia did experience its outbursts of radi…

  • Performativity and Performance in Baroque Rome

    Performativity and Performance in Baroque Rome

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409420996

    A new interest in the study of early modern ritual, ceremony, formations of personal and collective identities, social roles, and the production of meaning inside and outside the arts have made it possible to talk today about a performative turn in…

  • Managing the Risks of Organizational Accidents

    Managing the Risks of Organizational Accidents
    av James Reason

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840141054

    Major accidents are rare events due to the many barriers, safeguards and defences developed by modern technologies. But they continue to happen with saddening regularity and their human and financial consequences are all too often unacceptably catas…

  • Managing the Risks of Organizational Accidents

    Managing the Risks of Organizational Accidents
    av James Reason

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840141047

    Major accidents are rare events due to the many barriers, safeguards and defences developed by modern technologies. But they continue to happen with saddening regularity and their human and financial consequences are all too often unacceptably catas…

  • Theology without Words

    Theology without Words
    av Wayne Morris

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754662273

    This book is a study of a Christian theology without words, focussing on theology in the Deaf Community. Deaf people's first and preferred method of communication is not English or any other spoken language, but British Sign Language - a language th…

  • Theology without Words

    Theology without Words
    av Wayne Morris

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754662228

    This book is a study of a Christian theology without words, focussing on theology in the Deaf Community. Deaf people's first and preferred method of communication is not English or any other spoken language, but British Sign Language - a language th…

  • The Changing Face of European Conscription

    The Changing Face of European Conscription

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754644101

    Conscription is seen as forming a site and an issue-area around which different identities are struggled over and core political relations established in a security-related context. The unravelling of conscription thus unavoidably pertains to a set…

  • Deaf Liberation Theology

    Deaf Liberation Theology
    av Hannah Lewis

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754655244

    Following years of theology of deafness based on the premise that Deaf people are simply people who cannot hear, this book breaks new ground. Presenting a new approach to Deaf people, theology and the Church, this book enables Deaf people who see th…

  • FRAM: The Functional Resonance Analysis Method

    FRAM: The Functional Resonance Analysis Method
    av Professor Erik Hollnagel

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409445517

    Resilience engineering has consistently argued that safety is more than the absence of failures. Since the first book was published in 2006, several book chapters and papers have demonstrated the advantage in going behind 'human error' and beyond th…

  • FRAM: The Functional Resonance Analysis Method

    FRAM: The Functional Resonance Analysis Method
    av Professor Erik Hollnagel

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409445524

    Resilience engineering has consistently argued that safety is more than the absence of failures. Since the first book was published in 2006, several book chapters and papers have demonstrated the advantage in going behind 'human error' and beyond th…

  • Shakespeare's Tempest and Capitalism

    Shakespeare's Tempest and Capitalism
    av Prof. Helen C. Scott

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409407263

    In this forceful study, Helen C. Scott situates The Tempest within Marxist analyses of the 'primitive accumulation' of capital, which she suggests help explain the play's continued and particular resonance. The 'storm' of the title refers both to Sh…

  • Explorations in Urban Design

    Explorations in Urban Design
    av Professor Matthew Carmona

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409462651

    Whilst recognising that distinctly different traditions exist within the study and practice of urban design, this book advances an interdisciplinary and innovative approach, which is of direct importance to understanding the urban forms, conditions,…

  • Explorations in Urban Design

    Explorations in Urban Design
    av Professor Matthew Carmona

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409462644

    Whilst recognising that distinctly different traditions exist within the study and practice of urban design, this book advances an interdisciplinary and innovative approach, which is of direct importance to understanding the urban forms, conditions,…

  • Just Culture

    Just Culture
    av Professor Sidney Dekker

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409440604

    Building on the success of the 2007 original, Dekker revises, enhances and expands his view of just culture for this second edition, additionally tackling the key issue of how justice is created inside organizations. The goal remains the same: to cr…

  • Just Culture

    Just Culture
    av Professor Sidney Dekker

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409440611

    Building on the success of the 2007 original, Dekker revises, enhances and expands his view of just culture for this second edition, additionally tackling the key issue of how justice is created inside organizations. The goal remains the same: to cr…

  • Tradition and Style in the Works of Darius Milhaud 1912-1939

    Tradition and Style in the Works of Darius Milhaud 1912-1939
    av Barbara L. Kelly

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754630333

    Described by Maurice Ravel as one of the most considerable talents in French music of his generation, Darius Milhaud remains a largely neglected composer. This book reappraises his contribution, focusing on the emergence of the composer's style unti…

  • The Limits of Expertise

    The Limits of Expertise
    av Dr. R. Key Dismukes

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754649656

    Why would highly skilled, well-trained pilots make errors that lead to accidents when they had safely completed many thousands of previous flights? The majority of all aviation accidents are attributed primarily to human error, but this is often mis…

  • Comparing Rural Development

    Comparing Rural Development
    av Arnar Arnason

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754675181

    At a time when there is major reorientation of rural economies in Europe, and the emergence of new possibilities both for governance and for conflict, this book brings together a group of leading academics in the fields of geography, sociology and a…

  • Dynastic Identity in Early Modern Europe

    Dynastic Identity in Early Modern Europe

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409463269

    Aristocratic dynasties have long been regarded as fundamental to the development of early modern society and government. Yet recent work by political historians has increasingly questioned the dominant role of ruling families in state formation, und…

  • The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters

    The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409425625

    From vampires and demons to ghosts and zombies, interest in monsters in literature, film, and popular culture has never been stronger. This concise Encyclopedia provides scholars and students with a comprehensive and authoritative A-Z of monsters th…

  • Jerome of Stridon

    Jerome of Stridon
    av Dr. Josef Lossl

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754664079

    This book assembles eighteen studies by internationally renowned scholars that epitomize the latest and best advances in research on the greatest polymath in Latin Christian antiquity, Jerome of Stridon (c.346-420) traditionally known as "Saint Jero…

  • Community-Making in Early Stuart Theatres

    Community-Making in Early Stuart Theatres

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409427018

    Twenty-two leading experts on early modern drama collaborate in this volumeto explore three closely interconnected research questions. To what extent didplaywrights represent dramatis personae in their entertainments as forming, orfailing to form, c…

  • Status, Power and Ritual Interaction

    Status, Power and Ritual Interaction
    av Theodore D. Kemper

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409427360

    Sociologists A0/00mile Durkheim, Erving Goffman and Randall Collins broadly suppose that ritual is foundational for social life. By contrast, this book argues that ritual is merely surface, beneath which lie status and power, the behavioral dimensio…

  • Behind Human Error

    Behind Human Error
    av David D. Woods

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754678342

    Human error is cited over and over as a cause of incidents and accidents. The result is a widespread perception of a 'human error problem', and solutions are thought to lie in changing the people or their role in the system. For example, we should r…

  • Behind Human Error

    Behind Human Error
    av David D. Woods

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754678335

    Human error is cited over and over as a cause of incidents and accidents. The result is a widespread perception of a 'human error problem', and solutions are thought to lie in changing the people or their role in the system. For example, we should r…

  • Benefit Realisation Management

    Benefit Realisation Management
    av Gerald Bradley

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409400943

    The first edition of Gerald Bradley's Benefit Realisation Management quickly established itself as the definitive, practical guide to using measures to track performance throughout the life of a project or programme; enabling organisations to elimin…

  • The Ethics of Refugee Policy

    The Ethics of Refugee Policy
    av Christina Boswell

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754645191

    What duties do liberal democratic states owe to refugees? Does international refugee law impose unfeasible demands on states? This highly original contribution explores what theories of international ethics have to say about refugee policy. It advan…

  • Christian Mysticism

    Christian Mysticism
    av Louise Nelstrop

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754669906

    This book introduces students to Christian mysticism and modern critical responses to it. Christianity has a rich tradition of mystical theology that first emerged in the writings of the early church fathers, and flourished during the Middle Ages. T…

  • Christian Mysticism

    Christian Mysticism
    av Louise Nelstrop

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754657323

    This book introduces students to Christian mysticism and modern critical responses to it. Christianity has a rich tradition of mystical theology that first emerged in the writings of the early church fathers, and flourished during the Middle Ages. T…

  • Pop Music - Technology and Creativity

    Pop Music - Technology and Creativity
    av Timothy Warner

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754631323

    This highly original and accessible book draws on the author's personal experience as a musician, producer and teacher of popular music to discuss the ways in which audio technology and musical creativity in pop music are inextricably bound together…

  • Welfare and Religion in 21st Century Europe

    Welfare and Religion in 21st Century Europe
    av Professor Anders Backstrom

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754661085

    Historically, European churches have played a large part in the provision of welfare. Responsibility, however, has gradually shifted to the state - a shift that forms an integral part of the process of secularization and one that has been readily ac…

  • Welfare and Religion in 21st Century Europe

    Welfare and Religion in 21st Century Europe
    av Professor Anders Backstrom

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754661078

    Historically, European churches have played a large part in the provision of welfare. Responsibility, however, has gradually shifted to the state - a shift that forms an integral part of the process of secularization and one that has been readily ac…

  • The Challenges of the Pentecostal, Charismatic and Messianic Jewish Movements

    The Challenges of the Pentecostal, Charismatic and Messianic Jewish Movements
    av Peter Hocken

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754667469

    This book explores the Pentecostal and charismatic movements, tracing their development and their variety. Hocken shows how these movements of the Holy Spirit, both outside the mainline churches and as renewal currents within the churches, can be un…

  • Gower Handbook of Leadership and Management Development

    Gower Handbook of Leadership and Management Development
    av Richard Thorpe

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780566088582

    On few occasions in the history of modern management have leadership skills been in such sharp focus as they are now. The ability to direct often very large and diverse organizations; to make sense of the complex and turbulent markets and environmen…

  • Paradoxes of Cultural Recognition

    Paradoxes of Cultural Recognition
    av Sharam Alghasi

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754674696

    Explicitly comparative in its approach, Paradoxes of Cultural Recognition discusses central issues regarding multiculturalism in today's Europe, based on studies of Norway and the Netherlands. Distinguishing clearly the four social fields of the med…