Dictionary of Architectural and Building Technology

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Routledge, Aug 2, 2004 - Architecture - 352 pages
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A comprehensive summary of the vocabulary used across the building industry, from the preparation of an architectural brief, through creative and technical design, to construction technology and facilities management. The latest edition has several substantially revised entries as well as many new additions, including new illustrations and terms. Covering a range of disciplines across architecture and building and including both SI metric and Imperial units, this dictionary and reference work will enable students and professionals to use and understand vocabulary from other areas of expertise, and contribute to better communication.
 

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Contents

Safeguarding children
13
Partnership collaboration and cooperation
19
Risk assessment
23
Recognition of child maltreatment
27
Physical abuse
30
Sexual abuse
42
Neglect
51
Emotional abuse
55
Noncompliance
68
The child protection conference
70
Records
78
The legal framework
81
The assessment framework
86
The paediatric assessment
93
Suggested reading
102
Index
105

Failure to thrive
59
Abuse of children with disabilities
64

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About the author (2004)

Peter Smith was formerly Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Cambridge. His books include Explaining Chaos (1998) and An Introduction to Formal Logic (2003) and he is also a former editor of the journal Analysis.

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