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Cyberactivism: Online Activism in Theory and Practice

by Martha McCaughey & Michael D. Ayers

Cyberactivism is a timely collection of essays examining the growing importance of online activism. The contributors show how online activists have not only incorporated recent technology as a tool for change,...


Great City Parks

by Alan Tate

Great City Parks is a celebration of some of the finest achievements of landscape architecture in the public realm. It is a comparative study of twenty significant public parks in fourteen major cities across...


Intelligent Cities: Innovation, Knowledge Systems and Digital Spaces

by Nicos Komninos

This book is about the environment of innovation, and the major models for creating an environment supporting technology, innovation, learning, and knowledge based development.


Thermophysical Properties of Materials

by G. Grimvall

This is a thoroughly revised version of the original book published in 1986. About half of the contents of the previous version remain essentially unchanged, and one quarter has been rewritten and updated. The...


Private Fire: Robert Francis's Ecopoetry and Prose

by Matthew James Babcock

Matthew J. Babcock's Private Fire: Robert Francis's Ecopoetry and Prose presents an introduction to and analysis of nearly six decades of nature-centered literature produced by one of America's most intriguing...


Houses of Mexico: Origins and Traditions

by Verna Cook Shipway & Warren Shipway

This book delves into the roots of the bold yet elegant Mexican style, illustrated with many photographs from Spain and Portugal reflecting the Moorish influence. In addition to coverage of the architecture...


The Red Limit

by Timothy Ferris

For centuries, it was assumed that our universe was static. In the late 1920s, astronomers defeated this assumption with a startling new discovery. From Earth, the light of distant galaxies appeared to be red,...


Dinosaurs and Creation: Questions and Answers

by Donald B. DeYoung

Answers to fifty questions about dinosaurs, including Where do dinosaurs fit into biblical history? Why were dinosaurs so large?


Early Hominin Paleoecology

by Matthew Sponhiemer, Julia A. Lee-Thorp & Kaye E. Reed

An introduction to the multidisciplinary field of hominin paleoecology for advanced undergraduate students and beginning graduate students, Early Hominin Paleoecology offers an up?to?date review of the relevant...


Young People, Place and Identity

by Peter E. Hopkins

The textbook is one of the first books to map out the scales, themes and sites engaged with by young people on a daily basis as they construct their multiple identities. The scales explored here include the...


Energy and the New Reality 1 - Energy Efficiency and the Demand for Energy Services: Energy Efficiency and the Demand for Energy Services

by Danny Harvey

Reducing and managing humanity's demand for energy is a fundamental part of the effort to mitigate climate change. In this, the most comprehensive textbook ever written on the subject, L.D. Danny Harvey lays...


Global Warming and the Built Environment

by D.K. Prasad & R. Samuels

The role of the built environment on global warming is seen to be of increasing relevance. In this book, contributors of international repute offer a wide perspectivet on the subject. This new paperback edition...


Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management in Construction: An International Perspective

by Edward Davies, Peter Fenn & Michael O'Shea

Many construction conflicts and disputes are not limited to particular jurisdictions or cultures, but are increasingly becoming common across the industry worldwide. This book is an invaluable guide to international...


Whose Public Space?: International Case Studies in Urban Design and Development

by Ali Madanipour

Modern urban societies have become fragmented environments consisting of individuals. Here theoretical accounts and case studies address whether making public spaces more accessible can restore the social...


European Communities' Health and Safety Legislation

by A.C. Neal & F.B. Wright

This important new book presents the background to the modern programme of European Community initiatives, tracing the origins of a European policy on occupational health and safety, and looking at the progressively...


Reconsidering Sputnik: Forty Years Since the Soviet Satellite

by Roger D. Lanius, John M. Logsdon & Robert W. Smith

This book explores Russia's stunning success of ushering in the space age by launching Sputnik and beating the United States into space. It also examines the formation of NASA, the race for human exploration...


Culture and Global Change

by Tim Allen & Tracey Skelton

Culture and Global Change presents a comprehensive introduction to the cultural aspects of third world development. It contains 25 chapters from leading writers in the field who each explore a particular aspect...


Environment and Philosophy

by Emily Brady, with Jane Howarth & Vernon Pratt

Environment and Philosophy provides an accessible introduction to the radical challenges that environmentalism poses to concepts that have become almost second nature in the modern world. These include:

* the...


Health Ecology: Health, Culture and Human-Environment Interaction

by Thomas Boleyn & Morteza Honari

This ground-breaking study offers new challenges to those teaching, studying or developing strategies and policies in health and the environment.Bringing together a variety of approaches from different perspectives...


European Integration and Housing Policy

by Mark Kleinman, Walter Matznetter & Mark Stephens

This book presents a series of debates arising from the housing needs of different EU countries. The authors address key issues by examining in turn:

* the consequences of European integration for different...