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Hong Kong University Press, HKU

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  • Quantitative Techniques for Decision Making in Constructionby S.L. Tang; Irtishad U. Ahmad; Syed M. Ahmed

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 40.00

    This book contains mainly quantitative techniques used to assist decision making, including analytic hierarchy process (AHP), decision theories, conditional probabilities and the value of information, inventory modeling, dynamic programming, Monte-Carlo simulation, CYCLONE simulation modeling, information systems and process of decision making in construction. more...

  • Modern Construction Project Managementby S.L. Tang; S.W. Poon; Syed M. Ahmed

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2003; US$ 35.00

    This is a practical project management tool kit for the construction industry, as well as a textbook for students. It provides both the theories and the practical guidelines for every step of construction project management operations, and is written in simple and easy to understand English. The book is divided into two parts. more...

  • Construction Quality Managementby S.L. Tang; Syed M. Ahmed; Raymond T. Aoieong

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2005; US$ 40.00

    This book examines the various quality management systems applied to the construction industry in Hong Kong and other parts of the world. Hong Kong's experience is particularly important because it plays a leading role in construction quality management globally. more...

  • TV Drama in Chinaby Ying Zhu; Michael Keane; Ruoyun Bai

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2008; US$ 50.00

    The book provides an international and cross-cultural perspective with chapters on Taiwanese TV drama in China, the impact of South Korean drama, and trans-border production between the Mainland and Hong Kong. more...

  • Maintaining Controlby Richard Pemberton; Sarah Toogood; Andy Barfield

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2009; US$ 45.00

    This volume brings together major contributions from the 2004 Autonomy and Language Learning: Maintaining Control conference and provides different critical interpretations of autonomy in second language education. Contributors include Naoko Aoki, Phil Benson, Sara Cotterall, Edith Esch, Terry Lamb, David Little, Phil Riley, Barbara Sinclair, Richard... more...

  • Better Supervision better Teachingby Philip Stimpson; Francis Lopez-Real; David Bunton

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2000; US$ 35.00

    This handbook is designed for those involved in teacher education and the supervision of practical teaching. It will be useful for university tutors on teacher education programmes and mentors in schools, as well as senior staff in schools who are involved in appraisal and evaluation. more...

  • Islands and Continentsby John Minford; Brian Holton; Agnes Hung-chong Chan

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2007; US$ 27.00

    In this kaleidoscope of stories, translated from the Chinese, P.K. Leung, one of Hong Kong's most celebrated literary figures, presents his personal vision of the city, evoking in his inimitable voice the local and international dimensions of this extraordinary place, capturing its poignant ambivalence as a postcolonial territory on the fringe... more...

  • World Weaversby Kin Yuen Wong; Gary Westfahl; Amy Kit-sze Chan

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2005; US$ 60.00

    World Weavers is the first ever study on the relationship between globalization and science fiction. Scientific innovations provide citizens of different nations with a unique common ground and the means to establish new connections with distant lands. This study attempts to investigate how our world has grown more and more interconnected not only... more...

  • Changing the Curriculumby Bob Adamson; Tammy Kwan; Ka-ki Chan

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2000; US$ 56.00

    The Target Oriented Curriculum (TOC) is arguably the most comprehensive, fundamental and controversial attempt to promote systemic curriculum reform in Hong Kong. It aimed at a radical change in the nature of knowledge, pedagogy and assessment in schools. more...

  • Hong Kong Connectionsby Meaghan Morris; Siu Leung Li; Stephen Ching-kiu Chan

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2005; US$ 52.00

    Since the 1960s, Hong Kong cinema has helped to shape one of the world’s most popular cultural genres: action cinema. Hong Kong action films have proved popular over the decades with audiences worldwide, and they have seized the imaginations of filmmakers working in many different cultural traditions and styles. How do we account for this appeal, which... more...