'A brutal record of segregated America ... essential reading' Guardian
In the autumn of 1959, a white Texan journalist named John Howard Griffin travelled across the Deep South of the United States disguised as a working-class black man. Black Like Me is Griffin's own account of his journey.
Published in book form two years later it sold over five million copies, revealed to a white audience the daily experience of racism and became one of the best-known accounts of racial injustice in Jim C
Casino Management in Integrated Resorts introduces students to the changing nature of casino businesses within the framework of an integrated resort or hospitality organisation.
In the new integrated casino model, casinos play an important role not only in revenue generation but in supporting the other amenities in the resort, including bars, restaurants, hotels and theme parks. This book brings readers up to speed with the challenges of managing a casino within this rapidly expanding gaming
Ton Vosloo’s remarkable career in the media spanned nearly 60 years in South Africa’s history. During this turbulent time, South Africa went through the transition from Afrikaner Nationalist rule to an ANC government.
Basic Management Accounting for the Hospitality Industry uses a step by step approach to enable students to independently master the field.
This second edition contains many new themes and developments, including:
the essence of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) integration of the changes caused by the evolution of the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry (USALI) the extension of price elasticity of demand, and ad
The foremost authority on innovation and growth presents a path-breaking book every company needs to transform innovation from a game of chance to one in which they develop products and services customers not only want to buy, but are willing to pay premium prices for.
How do companies know how to grow? How can they create products that they are sure customers want to buy? Can innovation be more than a game of hit and miss? Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen has the a
Construction Economics provides students with the principles underlying the relationship between economic theory and the construction industry. Its new approach specifically examines the problems of securing sustainable construction.
The new edition has been fully revised to provide an overview of the economy and construction markets since the global financial crisis. As such it examines the challenges of changing government policy, adapting to climate change, adopting BIM, and red
Cultural tourism is a growing area of special interest in the field of tourism, and South Africa is a key participant in this area. Increasingly, its cultural heritage sites, museums and galleries, cultural villages and other sites of cultural interest form heavily visited stops on the tourism routes.
This concise, accessible introduction to the history of oil tells the story of how petroleum shaped human life since it was first discovered leaking inconspicuously from the soil. Leading environmental history specialist Brian C. Black connects the subsequent exploitation of p...
An essential and short guide for employees who need to know more about health and safety in the workplace without wanting to spend hours reading dozens of different documents. Whether it's for use alongside a training course or simply to brush up on your knowledge, it's perfect for equipping you with the principles of health and safety.
Friendly and accessible, this Common Sense Guide covers all the main aspects of health and safety in manageable chapters to provide you with the k
Taking a broad approach, Beyond Quality in Early Childhood Education and Care relates issues of early childhood to the sociology of childhood, philosophy, ethics, political science and other fields and to an analysis of the world we live in today. It places these issues in a global context and draws on work from Canada, Sweden and Italy, including the world famous nurseries in Reggio Emilia.
Working with postmodern ideas, this book questions the search to define and measure quality in the early
As the successful managing and running of a guest house has its own set of challenges, the intention of this book is to provide a practical guide to assist both guest house owners and managers in managing their establishments effectively. In order to provide a comprehensive view of guest house management the book is divided into seven themes.