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Key Cases: Employment Law Chris Turner ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– An expert guide to the important case law, helping students navigate the voluminous literature to focus on the key points.

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Key Selling Points • Accessible and clear language • Diagrams summarise key points at the start of each chapter • Trusted and well-known revision series An excellent companion to Key Facts: Employment Law Supporting resources are available at


Summary Key Cases is the essential series for anyone studying law, including LLB, ILEX and postgraduate conversion courses. It breaks down the case law into recognisable and memorable elements, including the key facts, key laws, key principles, key judgments, key comments and key problems as appropriate in each case.

Apr 2012 – LATE ANNOUNCEMENT £8.99 –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Format: PB

Contents: 1. The importance of EU membership to employment law 2. Employment status 3. The contract of employment 4. Implied terms 5. Statutory protections


6. Protection from discrimination 7. Common law health and safety at work protections 8. TUPE transfers 9. Termination of employment

Target Market Undergraduate and GDL/CPE law conversion students on employment law modules

The Author(s) Chris Turner LLM is a qualified barrister and Senior Lecturer in Law at Wolverhampton University, UK.

Binding: Paperback Extent: 128 pp –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Previous Edition N/A ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

Second Language Learning Theories, Third Edition Rosamond Mitchell, Florence Myles, Emma Marsden ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Offers the complete beginner a clear and concise overview of the field of second language acquisition theories.

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Key Selling Points  New chapter on information processing, including language production and comprehension  New timeline of second language learning theory development

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 9781444163100

 Revised chapter on cognitive models of language

Sep 2012

 New glossary of key terms


 Case studies and data samples from a variety of languages ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––


Format: PB

Second Language Learning Theories provides a clear and concise overview of the main theoretical perspectives in the field of second language acquisition. Written by leading academics working in different SLA specialisms, this book provides expert analysis of the main theories from multiple perspectives to offer a broad and balanced introduction. Thoroughly updated to reflect the very latest research, each chapter of this third edition examines how the various theories view language, the learner and the acquisition process.

Binding: Paperback Extent: 352 pp –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Previous Edition 9780340807668

Target Market Students studying for a degree in Linguistics or TESOL teachers

The Author(s) ROSAMOND MITCHELL is Professor of Applied Linguistics, University of Southampton. FLORENCE MYLES is Professor of Second Language Acquisition, Department of Linguistics, University of Essex. EMMA MARSDEN is Senior Lecturer in Second Language Education, University of York.


A Student’s Dictionary of Psychology, Fifth Edition Nicky Hayes and Peter Stratton ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– A comprehensive dictionary which provides clear definitions of key concepts from all areas of psychology

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Key Selling Points  350 new entries covering research methodology; statistical analysis; ethical issues; neuropsychology; cognitive, clinical and social psychology Accessible style offers clear explanations with extensive cross referencing for easy navigation  Includes mini biographies of key psychologists

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 9781444176728 Aug 2012 £12.99

 Contains subject-specific abbreviations and a list of key reference works  Enhanced study notes section gives essential information on writing essays and reports, as well as dealing with common grammatical and spelling errors

Summary With over 2400 entries, The Student’s Dictionary of Psychology is an essential reference for all undergraduate psychology students and those studying psychology for the first time. This comprehensive dictionary provides clear definitions of key concepts from all areas of psychology. This complete resource will support students throughout their psychology studies.

Target Market Undergraduate and A-level students of psychology and those studying psychology for the first time, including related disciplines such as health care and social sciences.

The Author(s) NICKY HAYES is is an experienced writer, consultant and educationalist in psychology, and has previously lectured in psychology at Bradford, Leeds and Huddersfield universities. PETER STRATTON is an emeritus professor at the University of Leeds.

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Format: PB Binding: Paperback Extent: 464 pp –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Previous Edition 9780340873038 ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

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