Category Archives: Under review

Books which have been sent to a reviewer, for which we are awaiting the review, or awaiting publication of the completed review

Gajurel, A (2014) Performance-Based Contracts for Road Projects. Dordrecht: Springer

Performance-Based Contracts for Road Projects. By Ashish Gajurel, Springer, Dordrecht, 2014. 160 pp, ISBN 978-81-322-1301-7, £90.00 (hb) Publisher’s description: Focuses on the comparative study between these performance-based contracts. Includes practical examples of FBV (Road Project: Rastplatz “Blauer Stein”– Miel on … Continue reading

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Hyde, R, Groenhout, N, Barram, F and Yeang, K, (Eds.) (2012) Sustainable retrofitting of commercial buildings. London: Routledge

Sustainable retrofitting of commercial buildings. Edited by Richard Hyde, Nathan Groenhout, Francis Barram and Ken Yeang, Routledge, London, 2012. 482 pp ISBN 978-1-84971-291-0, £90 (hb) Publisher’s description: Despite recent improvements in energy efficiency being made in new build, it is … Continue reading

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Basu, R (2011) Managing project supply chains. Aldershot: Gower

Managing project supply chains. By Ron Basu, Gower, Aldershot, 2011. 168 pp, ISBN 978-1-4094-2515-1, £26.50 (pb) Click to buy this book from the Construction Management bookstore Publisher’s description: The success of any project relies on the punctual, accurate and cost-effective … Continue reading

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Gould, F and Joyce, N (2011) Construction project management. Harlow: Pearson

Construction project management By Frederick Gould and Nancy Joyce, Pearson, Harlow, 2011. ISBN 9780132766876, £59.99 (pb) Click to buy this book from the Construction Management bookstore Publisher’s description: This book provides the “big picture” of the construction management process, giving … Continue reading

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Frank, G (2011) Construction quality: do it right or pay the price. London: Pearson

Construction quality: do it right or pay the price By George Frank, Pearson, London, 2011. ISBN 9780132171519, £13.99 (pb) Click to buy this book from the Construction Management bookstore Publisher’s description: This book addresses the lapse in professional ethics currently … Continue reading

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Whitfield, J (2012) Conflict in construction. 2nd ed. London: Wiley-Blackwell

Conflict in construction By Jeffery Whitfield, Wiley-Blackwell, London, 2012. ISBN 978-1-1182-9870-1, £34.99 (pb) Click to buy this book from the Construction Management bookstore Publisher’s description: Construction projects are beset with disputes. In 1960 around 250 writs were issued relating to … Continue reading

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Goetsch, D (2012) Construction safety and health. 2nd ed. Boston, Mass.: Pearson

Construction safety and health By David Goetsch, Pearson, Boston, Mass., 2012. ISBN 9780132374699, £77.99 (hb) Click to buy this book from the Construction Management bookstore Publisher’s description: This up-to-date and practical teaching resource makes the theories and principles of construction … Continue reading

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Peterson, S J (2012) Construction accounting and financial management. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall

Construction accounting and financial management By Steven Peterson, Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2012. ISBN 9780132675055, £70.99 (hb) Click to buy this book from the Construction Management bookstore Publisher’s description: This book helps construction professionals and construction management students master … Continue reading

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Dainty, A and Loosemore, M, (Eds.) (2012) Human resource management in construction. 2nd ed. London: Routledge

Human resource management in construction Edited by Andrew Dainty and Martin Loosemore, 2nd ed. Routledge, London, 2012. ISBN 978-0-415-59307-6, 296pp, £30 (pb) Click to buy this book from the Construction Management bookstore Publisher’s description: The construction sector is one of … Continue reading

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Anumba, C J and Wang, X, (Eds.) (2012) Mobile and pervasive computing in construction. London: Wiley-Blackwell

Mobile and pervasive computing in construction Edited by Chimay J Anumba and Xiangyu Wang, Wiley-Blackwell, London, 2012. 288 ISBN 978-0-470-65801-7, £95 (hb) Click to buy this book from the Construction Management bookstore Publisher’s description: Construction researchers and industry practitioners have … Continue reading

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