Sustainability Strategies for Industry" contains essays by members of the Greening of Industry Network that examine the emerging picture of sustainability and its implications for industry and for the relationship between industry and other social actors--consumers, employees, and the community at large.
Transitioning from place to place has been identified as a key marker of many teachers' lives. Notions of place and transition have been researched for new teachers as they move from university to rural teaching positions, and, for experienced teachers who may move from school to school, town to city, city to rural town. Since 2002, the Bush Tracks Research ...
The third meeting of the European network of children's theology took place in April 2013 in Trondheim, Norway. Sturla Sagberg organised this meeting with great care and commitment, and intended to publish the contributions to the conference in a book to make them accessible to the wider public. The approach of children's theology has been specified and differentiated over the ...
The essential accompaniment to the Level 2 Certificate in Plumbing.
By addressing themes such as social and economic change, government policy and gender relations, this volume tackles the thematic complexities of sustainability. At the heart of this discussion lies a desire to understand how small rural communities have survived in the past, how they are shaped by environmental, economic and social factors at present, and how these factors will impact ...
This is a book that will be of interest to those who teach, know, care, theorise, administer, set policies and discuss the arts in education. Each chapter in this book makes various references to actual arts teaching practices. Teaching and learning examples figure prominently. Concrete teaching incidents are covered throughout the book. Various actual classroom teaching situations are given. Highlighted, ...
The China Factor in Modern Japanese Thought examines the ideas of Tachibana Shiraki, 1881-1945, a revisionist within the Japanese Kangaku tradition, which focused on incorporating Chinese elements into Japanese culture. Tachibana advocated the study of popular culture as the key to understanding contemporary society. When militarism was on the ascendant, Tachibana was a vocal critic of military solutions. Yet his ...
The Medieval World View, Third Edition, presents the presuppositions of medieval society in a systematic fashion by integrating brief, self-contained selections from primary texts and carefully captioned photographs into a narrative of the medieval world and its foundations.
Offers a novel perspective on the establishment of the Turkish nation state and highlights how the Young Turk regime, from 1913 to 1950, subjected Eastern Turkey to various forms of nationalist population policies aimed at ethnically homogenizing the region and including it in the Turkish nation state.
Pearson writes beautifully, clearly, and entertainingly (with a touch of sardonic sarcasm here and there). This is the single best work centering on performance in film that I have read."--Thomas Gunning, author of "D. W. Griffith and the Origins of American Narrative Film
Li examines the critical role of the younger generation as a political force, influenced by the cultural and ideological debates during China's reunification in 1927 and again in 1949.
Of all the products associated with the material wealth and cultural splendor of traditional Chinese civilization, none was so quintessentially Chinese as silk. From the most ancient times silk played a role in Chinese history, both as a symbol of imperial tradition and as a mainstay of the peasant economy.
Kierkegaard is to be taken seriously as a philosopher at the turn of the twenty-first century, and emerges as a vital participant in some of the liveliest controversies in modern philosophy. While some of the essays included here establish Kierkegaard's relevance to the post-modern critique, of logocentrism, others emphasize his contributions to critical social theory.
In this book top scholars analyse the historic and contemporary influence of Magna Carta, challenging its common myths.
This book explores the aspiration to universal, imperial rule across Eurasian history from antiquity to the eighteenth century.
A striking new interpretation of colonial policing and political violence in three empires between the two world wars.