The world is becoming more hazardous as natural and social processes combine to create complex situations of increased vulnerability and risk. There is increasing recognition that this trend is creating exigencies that must be dealt with. The common approach is to delegate the task of preparing an...
Paper - 9781780460130 - $ 48.00
By John Mason
People have been fascinated by minerals since prehistory. The attractions lies in their colors, their beautiful crystal formations, the discoveries of their uses, and the metals that can be obtained from them. Minerals receive attention from a wide variety of people - mining executives, collectors, prospectors, and...
Paper - 9781780460284 - $ 24.50
Supporting and strengthening families
Edited by: Sharon Vincent
Early investment in vulnerable families - both in terms of the timing of early support or at the onset of issues - is more effective and cheaper than specialist support, which is offered only once problems become complex. One of the best ways...
Paper - 9781780460369 - $ 32.00
Policy & Practice in Education No. 28
Working across professional and disciplinary boundaries, young people and youth workers collaborate to create powerful learning environments in communities, schools, and other settings. This book explores how youth work, as a critical and problem-posing pedagogy, enables young people...
Paper - 9781906716233 - $ 32.00
It is difficult to see any common factors underlying all the different philosophies and movements of philosophy. The so-called 'great philosophers' seem to have little in common with each other. The history of western philosophy features a bewildering variety of philosophical movements that pop up...
Paper - 9781903765944 - $ 35.00
By Brian Upton
Scotland's mountains and glens retain the secrets of a long and frequently violent geological history that has gone into their making. Volcanoes have played a major role in the creation of Scotland, and while the youngest - a mere 60,000,000 years old - were responsible for...
Cloth - 9781780460567 - $ 45.00
The Brahma Kumaris are a new spiritual tradition. The movement currently has over 450,000 worldwide adherents in more than 100 countries. As with all spiritual traditions, the Brahma Kumaris are different, bewildering, and fascinating in their newness and in their complexity. In 1936, in Hyderabad, India, a...
Paper - 9781903765517 - $ 19.95
By Jeremy Rosen
Rabbi Rosen presents a serious and concise overview of Jewish history, theology and practice from Judaism's biblical origins to the present day. The book provides an integrated approach that relates the main developments in Judaism to their historical context. The author is an Orthodox rabbi and academic....
Paper - 9781903765289 - $ 19.50
Islam can be one of the most misunderstood religions. For some people it is a religion of war, while for the others it is a religion of peace. So there is a great need for an academic and sympathetic understanding of Islam. The author introduces Islam...
Paper - 9781903765302 - $ 19.95
The Hindu tradition can claim to be the world's oldest religion. It has evolved in India over the past 3,000 years. It differs from monotheistic beliefs, such as Christianity, in that there is no identifiable founder, specific theological system, or single system of morality. In this book,...
Paper - 9781903765364 - $ 22.00