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  • The Reflective Practitioner

    The Reflective Practitioner
    av Donald A. Schoen

    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 Schön…

  • Learning to Labour

    Learning to Labour
    av 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…

  • 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 Hu…

  • 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 Hu…

  • Action Learning in Practice

    Action Learning in Practice

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409418412

    Previous editions of Action Learning in Practice established this authoritative overview of action learning around the world. Over the last decade the move towards action-based organizational learning and development has accelerated, and action lear…

  • Museums and Silent Objects: Designing Effective Exhibitions

    Museums and Silent Objects: Designing Effective Exhibitions
    av Francesca Monti

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409407034

    In a society where split-second decisions about the value of things are grounded on how they look, museum visitors are often drawn to visually striking or iconic objects. This book investigates the question of the treatment of items on display in mu…

  • The One-Sex Body on Trial: The Classical and Early Modern Evidence

    The One-Sex Body on Trial: The Classical and Early Modern Evidence
    av Helen King

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409463351

    By far the most influential work on the history of the body, across a wide range of academic disciplines, remains that of Thomas Laqueur. This book puts on trial the one-sex/two-sex model of Laqueur's Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to F…

  • An Introduction to Madhva Vedanta

    An Introduction to Madhva Vedanta
    av Deepak Sarma

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754606376

    This introduction to the Madhva school of Vedanta is accessible to a wide audience with interest in Hinduism, Indian thought and in the comparative philosophy of religion. Deepak Sarma explores the philosophical foundations of Madhva Vedanta and the…

  • Talking about God

    Talking about God
    av Roger M. White

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409400424

    A fundamental question for theology is the question how we are to understand the claims that we make about God. The only language we can understand is the language we use to talk about human beings and their environment. How can we use that language…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Visualizing Medieval Performance

    Visualizing Medieval Performance

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754664369

    Taking a fresh look at the interconnections between medieval images, texts, theater, and practices of viewing, reading and listening, this explicitly interdisciplinary volume explores various manifestations of performance and meanings of performativ…

  • 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.…

  • The Rise of the Image

    The Rise of the Image

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754605591

    The Rise of the Image reveals how illustrations have come to play a primary part in books on art and architecture. Italian Renaissance art is the main focus for this anthology of essays which analyse key episodes in the history of illustration from…

  • 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…

  • Villard's Legacy

    Villard's Legacy

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754609292

    Villard's Legacy is in memory of the celebrated iconoclastic historian, Jean Gimpel, and represents a fundamental contribution to the new AVISTA series with Ashgate Publishing. AVISTA was the brainchild of Gimpel, a genius at making the right people…

  • The Nordic Peace

    The Nordic Peace
    av Clive Archer

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754614173

    The first authoritative account concerning the lack of conflict in the Nordic region, this text evaluates why the area is more peaceful than the rest of Europe and whether there is a lesson to be learned from the area. Looking at cases where parts o…

  • Sustaining Belief

    Sustaining Belief
    av Francesca Tinti

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754609025

    This book reconstructs the late Anglo-Saxon history of the church of Worcester, covering the period between Bishops Waerferth and Wulfstan II. Starting with an examination of the episcopal succession and the relations between bishops and cathedral c…

  • Schubert's Goethe Settings

    Schubert's Goethe Settings
    av Lorraine Byrne Bodley

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754606956

    The traditional approach to the study of Goethe and Schubert is to place them in opposition to one another, both in terms of their life experiences and in relation to the nineteenth-century Lied. In her introduction to this book, Lorraine Byrne exam…

  • The Theory and Practice of Extended Communion

    The Theory and Practice of Extended Communion
    av Phillip Tovey

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754666844

    Three churches have recently produced liturgies for 'extended communion'. This is the distribution of previously consecrated elements at a public service by lay people or a deacon in the absence of a priest. This development began in the Roman Catho…

  • Studies in Scholasticism

    Studies in Scholasticism
    av Marcia L. Colish

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780860789826

    Spanning thirty years, the papers brought together in this volume reflect three of Professor Colish's interests as a historian of medieval scholastic thought. The first group of studies represent investigations that flowed into, and out of, the rese…

  • Transcending New Public Management

    Transcending New Public Management
    av Per Laegreid

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754671176

    Following on from the success of the editors' previous book, New Public Management: The Transformation of Ideas and Practice, which examined the public reform process up to the end of the last decade, this new volume draws on the previous knowledge…

  • Resilience Engineering

    Resilience Engineering
    av David D. Woods

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754649045

    For Resilience Engineering, 'failure' is the result of the adaptations necessary to cope with the complexity of the real world, rather than a breakdown or malfunction. The performance of individuals and organizations must continually adjust to curre…

  • Resilience Engineering

    Resilience Engineering
    av David D. Woods

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754646419

    For Resilience Engineering, 'failure' is the result of the adaptations necessary to cope with the complexity of the real world, rather than a breakdown or malfunction. The performance of individuals and organizations must continually adjust to curre…

  • Aeromedical Transportation

    Aeromedical Transportation
    av T. Martin

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754641483

    Still the only book published anywhere in the world which is devoted entirely to the principles of aeromedical transport, Aeromedical Transportation has rightly become known as the sole reference for the industry. This second edition has been radica…

  • Romantic Naturalists, Early Environmentalists

    Romantic Naturalists, Early Environmentalists
    av Dewey W. Hall

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409422648

    In his study of Romantic naturalists and early environmentalists, Dewey W. Hall asserts that William Wordsworth and Ralph Waldo Emerson were transatlantic literary figures who were both influenced by the English naturalist Gilbert White. In Part 1,…

  • Custom, Improvement and the Landscape in Early Modern Britain

    Custom, Improvement and the Landscape in Early Modern Britain

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409400523

    A great deal has been written about the acceleration of English agriculture in the early modern period. In the late middle ages it was hard to see that English agriculture was so very different from that of the continent, but by 1750 levels of agric…

  • Contemporary Adolescent Literature and Culture

    Contemporary Adolescent Literature and Culture

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409439882

    Offering a wide range of critical perspectives, this volume explores the moral, ideological and literary landscapes in fiction and other cultural productions aimed at young adults. Topics examined are adolescence and the natural world, nationhood an…

  • A Song for Europe

    A Song for Europe

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754658795

    The world's largest and longest-running song competition, the Eurovision Song Contest is a significant and extremely popular media event throughout the continent and abroad. The Contest is broadcast live in over 30 countries with over 100 million vi…

  • Predicting Religion

    Predicting Religion

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754630098

    Religion in the contemporary west is undergoing rapid change. In Predicting Religion twenty experts in the study of religion present their predictions about the future of religion in the 21st century - predictions based on careful analysis of the co…

  • Predicting Religion

    Predicting Religion

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754630104

    Religion in the contemporary west is undergoing rapid change. In Predicting Religion twenty experts in the study of religion present their predictions about the future of religion in the 21st century - predictions based on careful analysis of the co…

  • Moved by Mary

    Moved by Mary
    av Willy Jansen

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754667926

    The Virgin Mary continues to attract devotees to her images and shrines. In Moved by Mary, anthropologists, geographers and historians explore how people and groups around the world identify and join with Mary in their struggle against social injust…

  • Life Stories of Women Artists, 1550?1800

    Life Stories of Women Artists, 1550?1800
    av Julia K. Dabbs

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754654315

    The struggles and achievements of forty-six notable women artists of the early modern period, as documented by their contemporaries, are uniquely brought together in this anthology. The life stories presented here are foundational texts for the hist…

  • The Passion in Art

    The Passion in Art
    av Richard Harries

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754650119

    Jesus was not depicted on the cross until the early fifth century. Since then this scene has been painted or carved in sharply differing ways. With the aid of over thirty full-page plates, The Passion in Art explores the historical contexts and theo…

  • Information Beyond Borders

    Information Beyond Borders

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409442257

    The period in Europe known as the Belle Epoque was a time of vibrant and unsettling modernization in social and political organization, in artistic and literary life, and in the conduct and discoveries of the sciences. These trends, and the emphasis…

  • Signing the Body

    Signing the Body
    av Katherine Dauge-Roth

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754657729

    The ?rst major scholarly investigation into the rich history of the marked body in the early modern period, this interdisciplinary study examines multiple forms, uses, and meanings of corporeal inscription and impression in France and the French Atl…

  • Managing Maintenance Error

    Managing Maintenance Error
    av James Reason

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754615910

    Situations and systems are easier to change than the human condition - particularly when people are well-trained and well-motivated, as they usually are in maintenance organisations. This is a down-to-earth practitioner’s guide to managing mai…

  • Managing Maintenance Error

    Managing Maintenance Error
    av James Reason

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754615903

    Situations and systems are easier to change than the human condition - particularly when people are well-trained and well-motivated, as they usually are in maintenance organisations. This is a down-to-earth practitioner’s guide to managing mai…

  • 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…

  • Genesis and The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

    Genesis and The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
    av Kevin Holm-Hudson

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754661474

    In 1974 the British progressive rock group Genesis released their double concept album The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway. The story was described by Genesis's then front-man Peter Gabriel as a 'moral fable' about Rael, a half-Puerto-Rican New York City…

  • Genesis and The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

    Genesis and The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
    av Kevin Holm-Hudson

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754661399

    In 1974 the British progressive rock group Genesis released their double concept album The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway. The story was described by Genesis's then front-man Peter Gabriel as a 'moral fable' about Rael, a half-Puerto-Rican New York City…

  • The Rare and Excellent History of Saladin or al-Nawadir al-Sultaniyya wa'l-Mahasin al-Yusufiyya by Baha' al-Din Ibn Shaddad

    The Rare and Excellent History of Saladin or al-Nawadir al-Sultaniyya wa'l-Mahasin al-Yusufiyya by Baha' al-Din Ibn Shaddad

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754633815

    Saladin is perhaps the one and only Muslim ruler who emerges with any clarity in standard tales and histories of the Crusades; this is a translation of Baha’ al-Din Ibn Shaddad’s account of his life and career. Ibn Shaddad (1144-1234) wa…

  • The Rare and Excellent History of Saladin or al-Nawadir al-Sultaniyya wa'l-Mahasin al-Yusufiyya by Baha' al-Din Ibn Shaddad

    The Rare and Excellent History of Saladin or al-Nawadir al-Sultaniyya wa'l-Mahasin al-Yusufiyya by Baha' al-Din Ibn Shaddad

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754601432

    Saladin is perhaps the one and only Muslim ruler who emerges with any clarity in standard tales and histories of the Crusades; this is a translation of Baha' al-Din Ibn Shaddad's account of his life and career. Ibn Shaddad (1144-1234) was clearly a…

  • The Act of Musical Composition

    The Act of Musical Composition

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409434252

    The study of musical composition has been marked by a didactic, technique-based approach, focusing on the understanding of musical language and grammar -harmony, counterpoint, orchestration and arrangement - or on generic and stylistic categories. I…

  • A Reader on Preaching

    A Reader on Preaching
    av David Day

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754650096

    Every Sunday all over the world people rise up and claim to speak in the name of God. It is an astonishing thing to do and an astonishing claim to make. It is small wonder that the sermon has been the focus of debate, discussion and investigation. I…

  • A Reader on Preaching

    A Reader on Preaching
    av David Day

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754650034

    Every Sunday all over the world people rise up and claim to speak in the name of God. It is an astonishing thing to do and an astonishing claim to make. It is small wonder that the sermon has been the focus of debate, discussion and investigation. I…

  • The Child and the European Convention on Human Rights

    The Child and the European Convention on Human Rights
    av Ursula Kilkelly

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409431787

    This Second Edition of `The Child and the European Court of Human Rights' has been fully revised to expand and update the reader on ECHR developments on children's issues and the substantial growth in the case law of the European Court with regard t…

  • The Expansion of Orthodox Europe

    The Expansion of Orthodox Europe

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754659204

    This volume aims to clarify the context for the expansion of Western Europe by focusing on what had been the greatest power in early medieval Europe, the Byzantine empire, and on the continuing strengths and expansion of the Orthodox world. Byzantin…

  • Law and Intersystemic Communication

    Law and Intersystemic Communication
    av Gorm Harste

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409421108

    With contributions from experts in the field of sociology of law, this book provides an overview of current perspectives on socio-legal studies. It focuses particularly on the relationship between law and society described in recent social systems t…

  • Branding and Product Design

    Branding and Product Design
    av Monika Hestad

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409446262

    Why do winning brands appear to be more creative and authentic than less successful ones? Despite the strong link between famous brands and the products sold under their name, there is still a gap in understanding the relationship between product de…

  • Female Mourning and Tragedy in Medieval and Renaissance English Drama

    Female Mourning and Tragedy in Medieval and Renaissance English Drama
    av Katharine Goodland

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754651017

    Grieving women in early modern English drama, this study argues, recall not only those of Classical tragedy, but also, and more significantly, the lamenting women of medieval English drama, especially the Virgin Mary. Looking at the plays of Shakesp…

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Migration Law, Theory and Policy

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Migration Law, Theory and Policy

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754671886

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Migration Law, Theory and Policy complements the already successful Ashgate series Law & Migration, established in 2006 which now has a number of well-regarded monographs to its credit. The purpose of this Companion…

  • Empowering Interactions

    Empowering Interactions
    av Wim Blockmans

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754664734

    The emergence of the state in Europe is a topic that has engaged historians since the establishment of the discipline of history. Yet the primary focus of has nearly always been to take a top-down approach, whereby the formation and consolidation of…

  • The Cultural Uses of the Caesars on the English Renaissance Stage

    The Cultural Uses of the Caesars on the English Renaissance Stage
    av Lisa Hopkins

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754662631

    Caesarian power was a crucial context in the Renaissance, as rulers in Europe, Russia and Turkey all sought to appropriate Caesarian imagery and authority, but it has been surprisingly little explored in scholarship. In this study Lisa Hopkins explo…

  • The Great Nation in Decline

    The Great Nation in Decline
    av Sean M. Quinlan

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754660989

    This book studies how doctors responded to - and helped shape - deep-seated fears about nervous degeneracy and population decline in France between 1750 and 1850. It uncovers a rich and far-ranging medical debate in which four generations of hygiene…

  • The Generosity of the Dead

    The Generosity of the Dead
    av Graciela Nowenstein

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754674320

    There has been a general assumption in the international debate surrounding organ procurement that Presumed Consent (opting-out) systems produce better results than Express Consent (opting-in) systems. This study uses the French case to challenge th…