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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 SchAn m…

  • The Modern Brass Band

    The Modern Brass Band
    av Roy Newsome

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754607175

    Following Roy Newsome's highly acclaimed study Brass Roots: One Hundred Years of Brass Bands and their Music, this book takes up the story of bands and their development from the 1930s to the start of the new millennium. Brass band contests continue…

  • 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…

  • Organizing Knowledge

    Organizing Knowledge
    av Jennifer Rowley

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754644316

    The fourth edition of this standard student text, Organizing Knowledge, incorporates extensive revisions reflecting the increasing shift towards a networked and digital information environment, and its impact on documents, information, knowledge, us…

  • 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…

  • An Introduction to Landscape

    An Introduction to Landscape
    av Peter J. Howard

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409403845

    Inspiring deep emotion, landscape carries many meanings. This book follows the development of several threads of the concept of landscape as they have evolved across disciplines and across countries, leading to the European Landscape Convention and…

  • An Introduction to Landscape

    An Introduction to Landscape
    av Peter J. Howard

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409403852

    Inspiring deep emotion, landscape carries many meanings. This book follows the development of several threads of the concept of landscape as they have evolved across disciplines and across countries, leading to the European Landscape Convention and…

  • 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…

  • Ethnomethodology at Work

    Ethnomethodology at Work

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754647713

    Bringing together one of the most important bodies of research into people's working practices, this volume outlines the specific character of the ethnomethodological approach to work, providing an introduction to the key conceptual resources ethnom…

  • Porphyry in Fragments

    Porphyry in Fragments
    av Ariane Magny

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409441151

    The Greek philosopher Porphyry of Tyre had a reputation as the fiercest critic of Christianity. It was well-deserved: he composed (at the end the 3rd century A.D.) fifteen discourses against the Christians, so offensive that Christian emperors order…

  • Constructing Musicology

    Constructing Musicology
    av Alistair Williams

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754601340

    This title was first published in 2001: Unlike many other academic disciplines, musicology has been somewhat reluctant to explore the possibilities that critical theory might offer to our understanding of music and the ways in which we study it. In…

  • Wittgenstein and Law

    Wittgenstein and Law

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754622550

    Wittgenstein is described in the Oxford Companion to Philosophy as 'the leading analytical philosopher of the twentieth century, whose two major works altered the course of the subject'. This exceptional reference volume highlights and explores the…

  • Assessment Centres and Global Talent Management

    Assessment Centres and Global Talent Management
    av George C. Thornton Iii

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409403869

    Globalization, innovation, market share, identifying visionary leaders and, particularly, talent management ...are just some of the issues that benefit from using assessment and development centres. Assessment Centres and Global Talent Management fo…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Practical Building Conservation: Concrete

    Practical Building Conservation: Concrete
    av Historic England

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754645658

    A great deal of research and literature has been produced on repairing concrete structures but very little aimed at conserving the character or appearance of historic examples. This volume offers guidance as to how that should be done. It includes a…

  • Space, Knowledge and Power

    Space, Knowledge and Power
    av Stuart Elden

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754646556

    Michel Foucault's work is rich with implications and insights concerning spatiality, and has inspired many geographers and social scientists to develop these ideas in their own research. This book, the first to engage Foucault's geographies in detai…

  • Space, Knowledge and Power

    Space, Knowledge and Power
    av Stuart Elden

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754646549

    Michel Foucault's work is rich with implications and insights concerning spatiality, and has inspired many geographers and social scientists to develop these ideas in their own research. This book, the first to engage Foucault's geographies in detai…

  • 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…

  • Scandinavia in the Age of Revolution

    Scandinavia in the Age of Revolution
    av 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…

  • Voices from the North

    Voices from the North
    av Jan OEhman

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754634256

    While contemporary human geography has widely acknowledged that knowledge has both contingent and contextual character, international literature has tended to blot out differences and reproduce hegemonic Anglo-Saxon discourses. Any interest in desta…

  • Drift into Failure

    Drift into Failure
    av 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 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.…

  • Shbahoth - Songs of Praise in the Babylonian Jewish Tradition

    Shbahoth - Songs of Praise in the Babylonian Jewish Tradition
    av Sara Manasseh

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754662990

    Sara Manasseh brings a significant, but less widely-known, Jewish repertoire and tradition to the attention of both the Jewish community (Ashkenazi, Sephardi, Oriental) and the wider global community. The book showcases thirty-one songs and includes…

  • Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica

    Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica
    av Charmaine A. Nelson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409468912

    Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica is among the first Slavery Studies books - and the first in Art History - to juxtapose temperate and tropical slavery. Charmaine A. Nelson explores the cen…

  • 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…

  • Museums and the Future of Collecting

    Museums and the Future of Collecting

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754630050

    Collecting is a key function of museums. Its apparent simplicity belies a complexity of questions and issues which make all collecting imprecise and unrepresentative. This book exposes the many meanings of collections, the different perspectives tak…

  • 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…

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to New Public Management

    The Ashgate Research Companion to New Public Management
    av Tom Christensen

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409462507

    This collection provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of current research in the field of New Public Management (NPM) reform. Aimed primarily at a readership with a special interest in contemporary public-sector reforms, The Ashgate Rese…

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to New Public Management

    The Ashgate Research Companion to New Public Management
    av Tom Christensen

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754678069

    This collection provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of current research in the field of New Public Management (NPM) reform. Aimed primarily at a readership with a special interest in contemporary public-sector reforms, The Ashgate Rese…

  • Medical Anthropology

    Medical Anthropology

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754626558

    This important volume includes key papers which outline the history, concepts, research findings and recent controversies in medical anthropology - the cross-cultural study of health, illness and medical care. Among the topics covered are transcultu…

  • Textiles, Fashion, and Design Reform in Austria-Hungary Before the First World War

    Textiles, Fashion, and Design Reform in Austria-Hungary Before the First World War
    av Rebecca Houze

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409436683

    Filling a critical gap in Vienna 1900 studies, this book offers a new reading of fin-de-siecle culture in the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy by looking at the unusual and widespread preoccupation with embroidery, fabrics, clothing, and fashion - both lit…

  • The Conquest of Jerusalem and the Third Crusade

    The Conquest of Jerusalem and the Third Crusade
    av Peter W. Edbury

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840146769

    This is a complete collection in modern English of the key texts describing Saladin's conquest of Jerusalem in October 1187 and the Third Crusade, which was Christendom's response to the catastrophe. The largest and most important text in the book i…

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Minimalist and Postminimalist Music

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Minimalist and Postminimalist Music
    av Keith Potter

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409435495

    In recent years the music of minimalist composers such as La Monte Young, Terry Riley, Steve Reich and Philip Glass has, increasingly, become the subject of important musicological reflection, research and debate. Scholars have also been turning the…

  • Religious Diversity

    Religious Diversity
    av David Basinger

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754615217

    Religious diversity exists whenever seemingly sincere, knowledgeable individuals hold incompatible beliefs on the same religious issue. Diversity of this sort is pervasive, existing not only across basic theistic systems but also within these theist…

  • 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…

  • Classic Essays in Early Rabbinic Culture and History

    Classic Essays in Early Rabbinic Culture and History

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409425052

    This volume brings together a set of classic essays on early rabbinic history and culture, seven of which have been translated into English especially for this publication. The studies are presented in three sections according to theme: (1) sources,…

  • New Wars and New Soldiers

    New Wars and New Soldiers
    av Paolo Tripodi

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409453475

    Bringing together contributors from philosophy, international relations, security studies, and strategic studies, New Wars and New Soldiers offers a truly interdisciplinary analysis reflective of the nature of modern warfare. This comprehensive appr…

  • Key Theological Thinkers

    Key Theological Thinkers
    av Svein Rise

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409437635

    The 20th and 21st Centuries have been characterized by theologians and philosophers rethinking theology and revitalizing the tradition. This unique anthology presents contributions from leading contemporary theologians - including Rowan Williams, Fe…

  • Key Theological Thinkers

    Key Theological Thinkers
    av Svein Rise

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409437628

    The 20th and 21st Centuries have been characterized by theologians and philosophers rethinking theology and revitalizing the tradition. This unique anthology presents contributions from leading contemporary theologians - including Rowan Williams, Fe…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Icons in Time, Persons in Eternity

    Icons in Time, Persons in Eternity
    av C.A. Tsakiridou

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409447672

    Icons in Time, Persons in Eternity presents a critical, interdisciplinary examination of contemporary theological and philosophical studies of the Christian image and redefines this within the Orthodox tradition by exploring the ontological and aest…

  • Food Fears

    Food Fears
    av Alison Blay-Palmer

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754672487

    The industrial food system of the West is increasingly perceived as problematic. The physical, social and intellectual distance between consumers and their food stems from a food system that privileges quantity and efficiency over quality, with an u…

  • Phenomenologies of the City

    Phenomenologies of the City
    av Henriette Steiner

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409454793

    Phenomenologies of the City: Studies in the History and Philosophy of Architecture brings architecture and urbanism into dialogue with phenomenology. Phenomenology has informed debate about the city from social sciences to cultural studies. Within a…

  • Patient Safety Culture

    Patient Safety Culture

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409448143

    How safe are hospitals? Why do some hospitals have higher rates of accident and errors involving patients? How can we accurately measure and assess staff attitudes towards safety? How can hospitals and other healthcare environments improve their saf…

  • Social Work, Critical Reflection and the Learning Organization

    Social Work, Critical Reflection and the Learning Organization
    av Mark Baldwin

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754631675

    A critical characteristic of human service organizations is their capacity to learn from experience and to adapt continuously to changing external conditions such as downward pressure on resources, constant reconfiguration of the welfare state and r…

  • Social Work, Critical Reflection and the Learning Organization

    Social Work, Critical Reflection and the Learning Organization
    av Mark Baldwin

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754631651

    A critical characteristic of human service organizations is their capacity to learn from experience and to adapt continuously to changing external conditions such as downward pressure on resources, constant reconfiguration of the welfare state and r…

  • Changing Relations of Welfare

    Changing Relations of Welfare
    av Asa Lundqvist

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754678939

    Changing Relations of Welfare is concerned with the complexities of family relations and practices in the recent past and how these have been imagined, addressed or elided in present policy making. It uses rich and varied sources to offer an innovat…

  • The Early Information Society

    The Early Information Society
    av Alistair Black

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754642794

    Whether termed the 'network society', the 'knowledge society' or the 'information society', it is widely accepted that a new age has dawned, unveiled by powerful computer and communication technologies. Yet for millennia humans have been recording k…

  • Welfare and Religion in 21st Century Europe

    Welfare and Religion in 21st Century Europe

    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

    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…

  • Principles of Geographical Offender Profiling

    Principles of Geographical Offender Profiling
    av David Canter

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754625490

    Geographical Offender Profiling (GOP) is the term that has emerged for the examination of where offences take place and the use of that examination to formulate views on the nature of the offender and where s/he might be based. As such, it has becom…

  • Principles of Geographical Offender Profiling

    Principles of Geographical Offender Profiling
    av David Canter

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754625476

    Geographical Offender Profiling (GOP) is the term that has emerged for the examination of where offences take place and the use of that examination to formulate views on the nature of the offender and where s/he might be based. As such, it has becom…

  • Drugs and Culture

    Drugs and Culture
    av Geoffrey Hunt

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409405436

    Current approaches to drugs tend to be determined by medical and criminal visions that emerged over a century ago; the concepts of addiction, on the one hand, and drug control on the other, having imposed themselves as the unquestionable central not…

  • 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…

  • Religious America, Secular Europe?

    Religious America, Secular Europe?
    av Peter Berger

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754660118

    Europe is a relatively secular part of the world in global terms. Why is this so? And why is the situation in Europe so different from that in the United States? The first chapter of this book - the theme - articulates this contrast. The remaining c…

  • Indigenous Social Work around the World

    Indigenous Social Work around the World
    av John Coates

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409407942

    How can mainstream Western social work learn from and in turn help advance indigenous practice? This volume brings together prominent international scholars involved in both Western and indigenous social work across the globe - including James Midgl…

  • Indigenous Social Work around the World

    Indigenous Social Work around the World
    av John Coates

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754648383

    How can mainstream Western social work learn from and in turn help advance indigenous practice? This volume brings together prominent international scholars involved in both Western and indigenous social work across the globe - including James Midgl…