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Edited By Dunn, Walter T.
Accounts of visits to various industrial Works.344pp.18pp.ads.Various pull outs.Spine a little darkened.
The Institution of Junior Engineers, 1895, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #29963
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 20.55 approx. - € 16.95 approx.)
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Institute of Geological Sciences, 1964, Card Covers, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Solid and Drift Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #29322
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 10.28 approx. - € 8.48 approx.)
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Edited By Markandya,Anil and Pavan,Marcella
Conventional economic accounts, which measure Gross National Product (GNP)and related indicators of national performance, do not fully allow for the damages caused to the environment in the course of producing and consuming goods and services. Nor do they fully account for the fact that some resources are being depleted in achieving the living standards that we enjoy today. This failure is important, because policy-makers are guided by the changes in macroeconomic indicators such as GNP. Moreover, such indicators are not a good guide to the sustainability of present practices of consumption and production. This book provides practical estimates of one key area of neglect in the present national accounts - the measurement of environmental damages. The book sets out the methodology for making such estimates and then applies it to data from four countries: Germany, Italy, The Netherlands and the UK. The results show what can be achieved in the way of consistent damage estimates and what the key problems are. 369pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792354702
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Inventory #15186
Price: £ 70.00 GBP ($ 95.90 approx. - € 79.10 approx.)
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Edited By Elliott, John
Teacher education and training in the UK is under attack from the New Right and government policy-makers have been sufficiently influenced by its ideas to threaten the very existence of higher education-based teacher training. The attack has been very much directed toward theory-based training which is accused of promoting progressive theories that are politically biased in favour of left-wing egalitarian ideology. The over all effect, it is argued, is a failure to raise standards. The New Right, aided and abetted by the tabloid press, wants to see the removal of teacher training from higher education, and for it to be unambiguously located in the schools, where it can be linked to the "theory-free" development of practical skills. Elliott and his contributors do not offer a defence of current practice, but do provide a rationale for the continuing role for higher education while at the same time moving toward a more experimentally-based professional preparation. They articulate in some detail that the practice of teaching is neither a matter of applying ideas derived from theory rather than experience, nor simply a matter of applying instrumental technical skills, learned on-the-job, to produce standardized and measurable end-products. Teaching is best viewed as a practical science in which the relationship between theory and practice is interactive. Practical skills are not simply technical in character, but structured by values and understandings of how to act consistently with them.Previous owner's signature on ffep.265pp.
The Falmer Press, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0750701285
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Inventory #28993
Price: £ 8.50 GBP ($ 11.65 approx. - € 9.61 approx.)
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Household, G. A. And Smith, L.M.H.
144pp.
Michael Joseph, 1979, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0718118618
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Inventory #26839
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.85 approx. - € 5.65 approx.)
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