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The Expert Teacher of English
Learning Cultures in Online Education
Andrew Goodwyn, University of Reading, UK.
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The Expert Teacher of English is for all passionate teachers - both novice and expert - who aspire to become outstanding professionals. It considers what we mean by ‘expert’ and ‘expertise’, explores concepts that are vital to understanding what expertise in teaching is ‘for’, and discusses the characteristics of excellent teaching. As increasing attention is being paid to the concept of the professional who can model excellent teaching and mentor and develop others, it provides a critical analysis of The Advanced Skills Teacher and the Excellent Teacher, as well as the Chartered Teacher in Scotland and the ‘highly accomplished teacher’ in the US. $62.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415316965 Publish December 2010, 192 pages Quantity Routledge Education
Robin Goodfellow and Marie-Noëlle Lamy, both the Open University, UK.
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Getting the Buggers Excited About ICT
Resources for Teaching Mathematics: 14-16
Karen Anderson, Queen Margaret’s School, UK.
Colin Foster teaches mathematics at a secondary school in Coventry, UK.
Getting the Buggers Excited about ICT offers a wide range of practical strategies and ideas for delivering ICT both discretely and across the curriculum. With tried-and-tested lesson activities and advice on pedagogy, the book contains a wealth of guidance, including ideas to make dry topics more fun and varied, and initiatives for getting girls into the subject. With a whole chapter on eSafety, including cyberbullying, this book is invaluable for all teachers and subject leaders, not just teachers of ICT. $48.00 Pb, ISBN 9781441198556 Publish December 2010, 208 pages Continuum Education Quantity
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With the growth of trans-national education online, more learners are experiencing learning environments characterised by cultural diversity. This timely book presents a view of recent thinking and practice related to globalised virtual learning environments, and suggests new ways of understanding the meanings that are created when learners, teachers, and institutions set out to create learning communities online. In doing so it will help to construct a new idea, that of the learning culture, which will be of particular relevance to researchers and practitioners in the rapidly expanding field of global online education. Quantity $69.95 Pb, ISBN 9781441158680 Publish December 2010, 248 pages Continuum Education
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This book contains 70 ready-to-use maths lessons suitable for the new GCSE Mathematics curriculum. Each lesson consists of a left-hand page for the teacher, outlining the structure of the lesson from a starter through to homework, and a right-hand photocopiable pupil worksheet to provide a setting in which pupils are encouraged to explore alternative methods and to describe and explain their ideas. Some lessons offer alternative routes through the curriculum such as practising indices by solving radical equations, while others concentrate on difficult concepts, like appreciating that not all mathematical relationships are linear. $84.00 Pb, ISBN 9780826436030 Quantity Publish December 2010, 320 pages Continuum Education
The If Machine
Philosophical Enquiry in the Classroom
How to Teach Talk for Writing: Ages 8-10
Peter Worley is the founder of The Philosophy Shop, a Community Interest Company that specialises in philosophy in primary schools.
Sue Palmer is a writer, broadcaster and consultant on the education of young children.
From Sartre to Searle, this practical book is rooted in accepted philosophical theory, and introduced at a level suitable for children. Each chapter offers an imaginary situation, followed by a series of questions to encourage children to question key philosophical ideas such as values and ethics, gender and identity, existence and beauty. All the sessions have been tried-and-tested in the primary classroom, and a handy star system is included to indicate the difficulty level of each one, enabling quick ability differentiation. $48.00 Pb, ISBN 9781441155832 Quantity Publish December 2010, 232 pages Continuum Education
Now in a new format Speaking Frames: How to Teaching Talk for Writing: Ages 8-10 brings together material from Sue Palmer’s popular Speaking Frames books for years 3 and 4. Providing an innovative and effective answer to the problem of teaching speaking and listening, this book offers a range of speaking frames for children to orally ‘fill in’ developing their language patterns and creativity, and boosting their confidence in talk for learning and talk for writing. $62.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415579827 Publish December 2010, 100 pages Routledge Quantity Education
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Understanding Supervision and the PhD
Young People, Popular Culture and Education
Moira Peelo, Lancaster University, UK.
Chris Richards, University of London, UK.
Providing a complex and challenging education in research, the PhD is unlike other degrees and at its heart is the key educational role of supervisor. Understanding Supervision and the PhD explores doctoral research as a real life experience, as understood from the perspective of key participants, including those who have successfully completed their PhD, those who are currently studying towards their PhD, those who are new to supervision, and experienced supervisors. This book is written in the belief that supervisorsâ€™ professional development is enriched by recognising the variety of perspectives, experiences and forms of PhD that shape the doctoral experience. $64.00 Pb, ISBN 9781441177544 Quantity Publish December 2010, 208 pages Continuum Education
Reviewing the fields of youth studies, cultural studies and education studies, Young People, Popular Culture and Education explores how these three fields can be combined to inform teaching, especially in the school context. Chris Richards considers to what extent Cultural Studies has encouraged innovation in the school curriculum and argues that its formative, and radical, aspirations might be revived through a wider engagement with teaching outside higher education. Reflective exercises, interviews, chapter summaries and useful websites will encourage and support student learning and the application of new concepts. $64.00 Pb, ISBN 9781847065445 Publish December 2010, 200 pages Quantity Continuum Education
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B E S T S E L L E R S
9 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers
How to Survive Your First Year in Teaching
A Practical Guide to Empowerment
Jacquie Turnbull has been a secondary teacher, an HE lecturer and a trainer specialising in improving teachers' personal and professional effectiveness.
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To be able to negotiate in such a fast-changing world, people need to be creative, able to respond flexibly to new situations and find innovative solutions to difficult problems. Similarly, if teachers are to prepare society for these challenges, they will need to be model learners and able to adapt to change in order to stimulate learning in others. In short, a new professionalism is emerging, and it requires more active involvement by individuals in their own development and the development of the teaching profession. $39.00 Pb, ISBN 9780826491213 Quantity Published 2007, 224 pages Continuum Education
Sue Cowley is a behaviour expert and has written numerous bestselling education and parenting books. The new edition of this successful book offers practical advice for trainee teachers, NQTs and others new to the profession. It is designed to help them survive and enjoy the diffifcult first year as a teacher. Written in Sue Cowley's honest and downto-earth style, the book uses real situations and experiences to tell it like it is. $49.95 Pb, ISBN 9781847064714 Published March 2009, 208 pages Continuum Quantity Education
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Teaching Tough Kids
A Practical Guide for Teachers, Second Edition
Simple and Proven Strategies for Student Success
Val Cumine, Birmingham University;Julia Dunlop, Blackpool local authority; and Gill Stevenson is a behaviour and autism specialist.
Mark Le Messurier is a teacher and educational consultant and mentor working in South Adelaide, Australia.
This fully revised new edition is a clear and concise guide to effective classroom practice. It is designed for teachers and assistants supporting children with Asperger syndrome in mainstream schools and other non-specialist settings. The book provides up-to-date information on the latest developments in this area and relates this to educational practice. It seeks to inform professionals meeting a child with Asperger Syndrome for the first time and equip them with effective educational and behavioural intervention strategies. $52.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415483711 Quantity Published October 2009, 116 pages Routledge Education
Teaching Tough Kids delivers a refreshing collection of realistic ideas to sustain the organisational and behavioural transformations of all students, particularly those who 'do it tough'; who learn and react differently. They are complex kids who find life tougher than most. Managing their emotion and behaviour presents educators with a spectacular challenge in schools today, and numbers are on the rise. $65.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415460606 Published August 2009, 228 pages Routledge Quantity Education
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Critical Thinking Skills for Education Students
Visible Learning A Synthesis of Over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement
Brenda Judge, Patrick Jones, and Elaine McCreery, all Manchester Metropolitan University.
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This book will help education students develop their understanding of critical analysis. It outlines the skills needed to examine and challenge data and encourages an appreciation of how this way of thinking can enrich the personal and professional development of students. It gives clear definitions of key terms and examples of how to analyse data. The book sets out how Action Learning Sets can contribute to analytical skills and helps students develop self-evaluation skills in order to recognize personal values and perceptions. This book will help develop confidence in using critical analysis through modelling, case studies and reflective tasks. $23.00 Pb, ISBN 9781844452705 Quantity Published September 2009, 64 pages Learning Matters Education
John Hattie, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
New Zealand Author
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This ground-breaking book is the result of 15 years research and synthesises over 800 meta-analyses on the influences on achievement in schoolaged students. It builds a story about the power of teachers, feedback, and a model of learning and understanding. The research involves many millions of students and represents the largest ever evidence based research into what actually works in schools to improve learning. Areas covered include the influence of the student, home, school, curricula, teacher, and teaching strategies. A model of teaching and learning is developed based on the notion of visible teaching and visible learning. $69.95 Pb, ISBN 9780415476188 Quantity Published 2008, 382 pages Routledge Education
Professional Titles The A3 Workbook
Lean Office and Service Simplified
Unlock Your Problem-Solving Mind
Extending Lean Thinking to Administrative Processes
Daniel Matthews is an expert trainer with 30 years of experience in Lean implementation and Training Within Industry (TWI).
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Encouraging efficiency, clarity, and disciplined thinking, A3 problem solving identifies a problem, describes an objective, and summarizes fact finding and action steps on a single-A3-sized piece of paper. Facilitating participation, ownership, and responsibility across an entire organization, this one-of-a-kind workbook takes readers step-by-step through the development of an A3. It provides all employees at all levels with a method to quickly identify a problem, analyze its root cause, select appropriate countermeasures, and communicate necessary actions to decision makers. $75.00 Pb, ISBN 9781439834893 Quantity Publish December 2010, 184 pages Productivity Press Business & Economics
Drew Locher, Change Movement Associates, Mt Laurel, New Jersey, USA
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Human Development Report 2010
Pocket Dictionary of Food Safety
20th Anniversary Edition
Jeffery T. Solate, Canadian Food Safety Institute, Mississauga, Ontario.
The United Nation Development Programme is the UNâ€™s global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. They are on the ground in 166 countries, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges.
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The 20th Anniversary edition is a time to take stock, reflect and move forward. It rigorously reviews the past two decades of human development trends and challenges, and provides newly available data and supplementary indices weighing the effect of income inequalities, gender disparities and household-level poverty. $69.95 Pb, ISBN 9780230284456 Publish December 2010, 256 pages Quantity Palgrave Macmillan Business & Economics
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Innovation as a Driver of Productivity and Economic Growth
True Lean Continuous Flow
This report provides a comprehensive look at the role of innovation in promoting economic and social development. It examines the impact of innovation on the economic growth of developing countries and the future role of technological innovation in international efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change, amongst many other issues. $130.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230239678 Publish December 2010, 304 pages Palgrave Macmillan Quantity Business & Economics
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Introduction to Supply Chain Management Technologies,
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A handy, illustrated dictionary, this reference is an ideal source of quick answers. A collection of terms and definitions, it covers related areas such as food microbiology, food chemistry, food quality assurance, food borne incidents, food regulations, standards, to name just a few. Pocket-sized for easy portability, this dictionary also classifies and organizes food safety terms from various sources in alphabetical listing. Readers will find it a perfect companion to other technical and industry materials. It draws from the areas pertinent to food science including biological and medical sciences, infectious diseases, community medicine, and public health. $65.00 Pb, ISBN 9781439842034 Quantity Publish December 2010, 154 pages CRC Press Business & Economics
The Innovation for Development Report 2010-2011 Augusto Lopez-Claros was the Chief Economist and Director of the Global Competitiveness Program at the World Economic Forum in Geneva (2003-2006).
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A single source, comprehensive reference, this unique book covers all of the relevant concepts pertaining to the coinciding realms of value stream mapping and â€œLean officeâ€?. Providing extensive detail regarding the application of Lean thinking to office and services, this book describes value stream management, standard work, flow, and pull. It defines specific how-to methodologies in exhaustive depth, breaks down key Lean concepts into their elementary components and describes them in the context of office and services. $60.00 Hb, ISBN 9781439820315 Publish December 2010, 175 pages Quantity Productivity Press Business & Economics
Since Henry Ford sent the first chassis down an assembly line, line balancing issues have proven hard to eradicate. Often time the achievement of TAKT is an illusion. Human factors, quality of parts, variation all must be considered every day. To maintain continuous flow requires not a single fix, but requires a paradigm shift in thinking that encourages continual self-correcting. Relying on a number of successful case studies of improvements initiated by the author, this book demonstrates ways to recognize weak links and continually solve them. It offers rules, tools (including simulation software), and guidelines to eliminate problems before they start or at the root. $65.00 Pb, ISBN 9781439819654 Quantity Publish December 2010, 200 pages Productivity Press Business & Economics
Toyota Production System
An Integrated Approach to Just-In-Time, Fourth Edtion
David F. Ross is an associate with Tribex Consulting.
Yasuhiro Monden, Mejiro University, Tokyo, Japan.
The second edition of this popular resource reflects new technology in supply chain management. Providing a comprehensive review of business computing, it features new chapters on the fundamentals of computing and their enabling power as well as the basics of contemporary ERP/ supply chain business solutions. Focusing on the impact of the Internet on strategic elements of supply chain management, the author highlights integrative software tools that allow for new levels of collaboration, flexibility, and performance. $115.00 Hb, ISBN 9781439837528 Publish December 2010, 422 pages CRC Press Quantity Business & Economics
A bestseller for more than two decades, this classic work covers the entire framework of the Toyota Production System (TPS), including its theoretical underpinnings as well as pragmatic information on how it is implemented. The revised fourth edition presents the latest developments in TPS at Toyota. The author also explores the link between Kaizen methods and calculation methods in TPS. New material focuses on electronic Kanban systems, computer-based information systems, cellular manufacturing systems versus conveyor lines, and mini-profit centers. $100.00 Hb, ISBN 9781439820971 Publish December 2010, 450 pages Quantity Productivity Press Business & Economics
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Professional Titles Children and Young People’s Spaces
The Practice Educator’s Handbook
Sarah Williams and Lynne Rutter, both Bournemouth University.
Pam Foley and Stephen Leverett. both The Open University, UK.
This book is a complete guide to the new Practice Education Framework that comes into effect in Autumn 2010. It enables practitioners to meet the new standards and aims to help practice educators develop their own and other’s critical practice. The book will support an individual through their personal journey, focusing on their perspective, and taking an open, analytical, and considered approach to the issues of practice education (in particular those associated with qualifying students and newly qualified staff). $59.00 Pb, ISBN 9780857250940 Publish December 2010, 176 pages Learning Matters Health & Social Work
This reader takes debates about children’s services forward by drawing on ideas based in social pedagogy and arguing that the concept of ‘space’ is crucial to relationships and practices with children and young people. It will stimulate students to question and rethink, and practitioners to innovate and challenge mainstream thinking. $64.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230280090 Publish December 2010, 216 pages Palgrave Macmillan Health & Social Work
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Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse
The Hands of the Living God
Tackling the Health and Mental Health Effects
Marion Milner (1900-1998) was a distinguished British psychoanalyst, educationalist, autobiographer and artist.
An Account of a Psycho-analytic Treatment
Catherine Itzin, University of Lincoln, UK; Ann Taket and Sarah Barter-Godfrey, both Deakin University.
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This book explores what is known about appropriate treatment responses to those who have experienced, and those who perpetrate, domestic and sexual violence and abuse. The book also examines key factors that are important in understanding how and why different groups experience heightened risks of domestic and sexual violence and abuse, namely: gender and sexuality; race and culture; disability; and abuse by professionals. $67.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415555326 Quantity Publish December 2010, 240 pages Routledge Health & Social Work
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Essentials for the Improvement of Healthcare Using Lean and Six Sigma
On Not Being Able to Paint Marion Milner (1900-1998) was a distinguished British psychoanalyst, educationalist, autobiographer and artist.
Dr.Stamatis is a specialist in Management Consulting, Organizational Development and Quality Science.
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By using theories of Six Sigma and Lean methodology, this text presents solutions to fundamental problems in healthcare. This text breaks the system down into three fundamental areas: primary care, hospitals, and managed care. The author identifies the four critical issues that affect healthcare as it relates to efficiency and cost by addressing the specific issues. The book discusses the application of IT in healthcare as a tool of improvement, and how to select the best project for improvement. $130.00 Hb, ISBN 9781439846018 Publish December 2010, 444 pages Quantity Productivity Press Health & Social Work
At once autobiographical and psychoanalytic, The Hands of the Living God, first published in l969, provides a detailed case study of Susan who, during a 20-year long treatment, spontaneously discovers the capacity to do doodle drawings. An important focus of the book is the drawings themselves, 150 of which are reproduced in the text, and their deep unconscious perception of the battle between sanity and madness. It is these drawings, linked with Milner’s sensitive and lucid record of the therapeutic encounter, that give the book its unique and compelling interest. $48.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415550703 Quantity Publish December 2010, 544 pages Routledge Psychology
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Milner’s great study, first published in 1950, discusses the nature of creativity and those forces which prevent its expression. In focusing on her own beginner’s efforts to draw and paint, she analyses not the mysterious and elusive ability of the genius but the all too common and distressing situation of ‘not being able’ to create. With a new introduction by Janet Sayers this edition brings the text to the present generation of readers in the fields of psychoanalysis, education and all those, specialist and general audiences alike, with an interest or involvement in the creative process and those impulses impeding it in many fields. $42.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415550789 Quantity Publish December 2010, 264 pages Routledge Psychology
Mental Health and Later Life
Delivering an Holistic Model for Practice
Research and Practice
John Keady, University of Manchester, UK, and Sue Watts, Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, UK.
Grace Hong, Psy.D is a clinical psychologist. and is the founding president of Taiwanese Sandplay Therapy Association and works for the Garden of Hope Foundation as an in-house consultant.
The mental health needs of older people are all too often overlooked or put down to the inevitable consequences of ageing. This textbook will make it much easier for health, social care and third sector workers to identify, treat and support the needs of this population. The book takes an interdisciplinary team approach and sets the scene by looking at different practice contexts in the United Kingdom and the increasingly important role played by social care in addressing the mental health needs of older people. $62.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415494298 Publish December 2010, 210 pages Quantity Routledge Health & Social Work
This book explores the essence of sandplay therapy. Drawing on Grace Hong’s extensive work in the field the book discusses this unique, creative and nonverbal approach to therapy. The book focuses on her experiences in practice, research and teaching from both the US and Taiwan. $64.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415570527 Publish December 2010, 224 pages Routledge Psychology Quantity
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Textbook terms apply to the following academic titles Indigenous Archaeologies
Introduction to Statistical Data Analysis for the Life Sciences
Decolonising Theory and Practice
Claus Thorn Ekstrøm and Helle Sørensen, both, University of Copenhagen.
Claire Smith, Flinders University.
With case studies from North America to Australia and South Africa and covering topics from archaeological ethics to the repatriation of human remains, this book charts the development of a new form of archaeology that is informed by indigenous values and agendas. This involves fundamental changes in archaeological theory and practice as well as substantive changes in the power relations between archaeologists and indigenous peoples. Questions concerning the development of ethical archaeological practices are at the heart of this process. $63.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415589062 Publish December 2010, 408 pages Routledge Quantity Archaeology
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Developed from their courses at the University of Copenhagen, the authors imbue readers with the ability to model and analyze data early in the text and then gradually fill in the blanks with needed probability and statistics theory. While the main text can be used with any statistical software, the authors encourage a reliance on R. They provide a short tutorial for those new to the software and include R commands and output at the end of each chapter. Data sets used in the book are available on a supporting website. $112.00 Pb, ISBN 9781439825556 Publish December 2010, 427 pages CRC Press Quantity Biology
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Managing Interdisciplinary Projects
Entrepreneurship and Small Business
A Primer for Architecture, Engineering and Construction
Start-up, Growth and Maturity, Third Edition Paul Burns, University of Bedfordshire Business School, UK.
Stephen Emmitt, Loughborough University, UK. This book investigates the dynamics of the relationships between individuals involved in architecture, engineering and construction projects. It combines a structured theoretical framework, derived from social psychology and mainstream management theory, with case studies and research from the built environment sector. Focusing on how people interact, communicate and work together, it examines how best to manage the interdisciplinary relationships that form and reform during the project life cycle. $76.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415481717 Publish December 2010, 192 pages Spon Press Quantity Architecture
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Fields, Forces, and Flows in Biological Systems
Women at Work
Alan J Grodzinsky
Peter A Murray, University of Southern Queensland, Australia; Robin Kramar, Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Sydney, Australia; and Peter McGraw, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.
Research, Policy and Practice
Fields, Forces, and Flows in Biological Systems describes the fundamental driving forces for mass transport, electric current, and fluid flow as they apply to the biology and biophysics of molecules, cells, tissues, and organs. Basic mathematical and engineering tools are presented in the context of biology and physiology. The chapters are structured in a framework that moves across length scales from molecules to membranes to tissues. Examples throughout the text deal with applications involving specific biological tissues, cells, and macromolecules. $140.00 Hb, ISBN 9780815342120 Publish December 2010, 500 pages Garland Science Quantity Biology
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This book presents a new and contemporary look at the critical and important issues associated with women at work. It examines these issues at the level of government, of business, and of the individual, and this enables and evaluation of the progress of women at work within the institutional and legislative framework in Australia. Women at Work deals with a number of emerging trends such as superannuation, pay inequality, gender regimes, negotiation, and contemporary issues in leadership. $64.95 Pb, ISBN 9780734611376 Publish December 2010, 350 pages Quantity Tilde University Press Business
Introduction to Genetic Analysis
Key Facts, Tips and Questions for Clinical Examination
Anthony J.F. Griffiths, University of British Columbia; Susan R. Wessler, University of Georgia; Sean B. Carroll, University of Wisconsin; and John Doebley, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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Entrepreneurship & Small Business examines how firms develop from start-up, both tracing growth and exploring failure. It studies entrepreneurs - what motivates them, how they manage and lead, and how certain defining characteristics they possess can help shape the businesses they run. The book outlines good management practice for students and encourages and develops entrepreneurial skills. Clearly structured and accessibly presented, the comprehensive coverage includes accounting control and decision-making, as well as chapters on family businesses, corporate, international and social entrepreneurship. $106.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230247802 Quantity Publish December 2010, 544 pages Palgrave Macmillan Business
Taking a uniquely analytical approach, and authored by some of the field’s foremost scientists, this book offers students the opportunity to see the field as working geneticists do, exploring landmark experiments, working through problems by analyzing real data, and drawing conclusions based on scientific thinking. The new edition of IGA extends the book’s legacy with a new coauthor, extensive updating of experimental coverage and problem sets throughout, and a dramatically upgraded GeneticsPortal. $139.00 Hb, ISBN 9781429229432 Quantity Publish December 2010, 800 pages Bedford Freeman and Worth Biology
Dr Alasdair K.B. Ruthven, Foundation Year 2 Doctor, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK.
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Essential Examination is a concise aide-memoire for any medical student preparing for their clinical examination exams. The book is based around 25 body systems and uses a common and consistent format to help the reader remember the core data. Each body system section begins with a clear, step-by-step guide to examining the patient and includes useful things to say to the patient. This is then expanded with key medical information including potential findings and differential diagnoses. $39.95 Pb, ISBN 9781904842842 Publish December 2010, 128 pages Quantity Scion Publishing Clinical Examination
Textbook terms apply to the following academic titles Handbook of Communication Ethics
Studying Fraud as White Collar Crime
George Cheney, Steve May and Dabashish Munshi, University of Waikato, New Zealand.
New Zealand Authors
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This handbook serves as a comprehensive guide to the study of communication and ethics. It brings together analyses and applications based on recognized ethical theories as well as those outside the traditional domain of ethics but which engage important questions of power, equality, and justice. The work herein encourages readers to make important connections between matters of social justice and ethical theory. An invaluable resource for scholars in communication and related disciplines, the handbook also serves as a main point of reference in graduate and upper-division undergraduate courses in communication and ethics. $110.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415994651 Quantity Publish December 2010, 552 pages Routledge Communication Studies
Contemporary Issues in White Collar Crime Geoffrey Smith, Mark Button, Les Johnston and Kwabena Frimpong, all University of Portsmouth, UK. Despite efforts to tackle fraud and white collar crime, they still thrive in our society. This book explores the themes, theories and issues that are essential for understanding these crimes, using extensive examples drawn from recent events. This is an ideal guide to the changing landscape of fraud for students of Criminology and Sociology. $56.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230542495 Publish December 2010, 224 pages Palgrave Macmillan Criminology Quantity
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Introduction to Communication Studies
Reading the Popular
John Fiske, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.
John Fiske, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.
This revised edition of a now classic text includes a new introduction by Henry Jenkins, explaining ‘Why Fiske Still Matters’ for today’s students, followed by a discussion between former Fiske students Kevin Glynn, Jonathan Gray, and Pamela Wilson on the theme of ‘Reading Fiske and Understanding the Popular’. Both underline the continuing relevance of this foundational text in the study of popular culture. Designed as a companion to Understanding Popular Culture, Reading the Popular gives the lie to theories that portray a mass audience that mindlessly consumes every product it is offered. $56.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415596510 Publish December 2010, 288 pages Routledge Quantity Cultural Studies
This revised edition of a now classic text includes a new introduction by Henry Jenkins, explaining ‘Why Fiske Still Matters’ for today’s students, followed by a discussion between former Fiske students Ron Becker, Elana Levine, Darrell Newton and Pamela Wilson on the theme of ‘Structuralism and Semiotics, Fiske-Style’. Both underline the continuing relevance of this foundational text in communication studies. This classic text provides a lucid, accessible introduction to the main authorities in the field of communication studies. $56.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415596497 Publish December 2010, 272 pages Routledge Quantity Communication Studies
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Mass Communications and Media Studies
Understanding Popular Culture
John Fiske, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.
Peyton Paxson, Middlesex Community College, Massachusetts.
This revised edition of a now classic text includes a new introduction by Henry Jenkins, explaining ‘Why Fiske Still Matters’ for today’s students, followed by a discussion between former Fiske students Kevin Glynn, Jonathan Gray, and Pamela Wilson on the theme of ‘Reading Fiske and Understanding the Popular’. Both underline the continuing relevance of this foundational text in the study of popular culture. What is popular culture? How does it differ from mass culture? And what do popular “texts” reveal about class, race, and gender dynamics in a society? John Fiske answers these and a host of other questions in Understanding Popular Culture. $56.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415596534 Publish December 2010, 272 pages Quantity Routledge Cultural Studies
Mass Communications and Media Studies: An Introduction serves as a primary text for media studies courses at two-year colleges. It briefly surveys the history of mass communication media, discusses the current state of each medium, and anticipates the future of mass media. Its focus is a broad survey of the mass media industry and the role it plays in society - and it’s important to distinguish it from books that focus solely on communications theory. $42.00 Pb, ISBN 9781441108951 Publish December 2010, 264 pages Continuum Quantity Communication Studies
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Governance Networks in Public Administration and Public Policy
Global Political Ecology Critical Perspectives on Diversity, Participation and Vocational Learning
Christopher Koliba, Jack W. Meek and Asim Zia.
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What do public administrators and policy analysts have in common? Their work is undertaken within networks formed when different organizations align to accomplish some kind of policy function. To be effective, they must find ways to navigate complexity and generate effective results. This book describes a variety of trends and movements that have contributed to the complexity of these systems and the challenges that must be faced as a result. Providing a theoretical and empirical foundation in governance networks, the book offers a conceptual framework for describing governance networks and provides a holistic way to conceive their construction. $112.00 Hb, ISBN 9781420071269 Quantity Publish December 2010, 389 pages CRC Press Computer Security
Richard Peet, Clark University, Worcester, MA; Paul Robbins, University of Arizona; and Michael J. Watts, University of California, Berkeley.
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This book links the political economy of global capitalism with the political ecology of a series of environmental disasters and failed attempts at environmental policies. It draws together contributions from twenty-five leading intellectuals in the field. It begins with an introductory chapter that introduces the readers to political ecology and summaries the books main findings. The individual chapters contain a theoretical introduction linking in with the main themes of political ecology, as well as empirical information and case material. $73.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415548151 Quantity Publish December 2010, 420 pages Routledge Development Studies
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Unit Root Tests in Time Series Volume 1
Key Concepts and Problems
Jane Roberts, the Open University.
Kerry Patterson, University of Reading, UK.
This second edition of Environmental Policy explains how policy can respond and bring about greater sustainability in individual lifestyles, corporate strategies, national policies and international relations. The book discusses the interaction between environmental and human systems, suggesting environmental policy as a way to steer human systems to function within environmental constraints. The second edition has been completely updated to reflect advances in scholarship (for example developments in governance theory) and the increasing primacy of climate policy within environmental policy as a whole. $64.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415497855 Quantity Publish December 2010, 258 pages Routledge Environment: Threats & Pollution
This volume provides an accessible introduction and a critical overview of tests for a unit root in time series, with extensive practical examples and illustrations using simulation analysis. It presents the concepts that enable the reader to understand the theoretical background and importance of random walks and Brownian motion to the development of unit root tests. The book also examines the latest developments and practical concerns in unit root testing. This book is indispensable reading for all interested in econometrics, time series econometrics, applied econometrics and applied statistics $64.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230250253 Quantity Publish December 2010, 516 pages Palgrave Macmillan Econometrics
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Essentials of Forensic Imaging
A Behavioral Economic Approach
Michal Skorepa, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.
Angela D. Levy, Uniformed University of the Health Sciences, USA and H. Theodore Harcke, Jr., Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC, USA.
Decision Making provides a broad survey of the field of decision making from the perspective of the economics researcher. The book is divided into two parts, the first provides a concise and systematic overview of the field of decision research, and the second goes deeper into key topics and debates within the field. $84.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230248250 Publish December 2010, 284 pages Palgrave Macmillan Economics
This groundbreaking work emphasizes a practical, technical, and interpretive foundation for understanding the diagnostic use of modern imaging in forensic autopsy. It covers advanced imaging techniques, such as radiography, multidetector computed tomography (MDCT), angiography, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Following an introduction to basic concepts and a review of imaging techniques, chapters are organized by cause of death. $199.00 Hb, ISBN 9781420091113 Publish December 2010, 448 pages CRC Press Quantity Forensic Medicine
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Essentials of Economics
Forensic Science in Healthcare
Caring for Patients, Preserving the Evidence
Paul Krugman, Princeton University; Robin Wells; and Kathryn Graddy, Exeter College.
Connie Darnell, Los Alamos Medical Center, USA.
Essentials of Economics brings the same captivating writing and innovative features of Krugman/Wells to the one-term economics course. Adapted by Kathryn Graddy, it is the ideal text for teaching basic economic principles, with enough real-world applications to help students see the applicability, but not so much detail as to overwhelm them. $119.95 Hb, ISBN 9781429218290 Publish December 2010, 560 pages Bedford Freeman and Worth Economics Quantity
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This book contains basic forensic information necessary for healthcare professionals to assess and manage victims of trauma and criminal behavior. Chapters cover information on types of wounds and how to describe them; various types of evidence which may be encountered in the healthcare setting; and general principles of evidence collection. Common evidentiary items such as clothing, foreign objects, trace evidence, biological evidence, and bite marks are discussed and collection procedures are identified. A glossary of terms is included and a downloadable CD-ROM with information and printable templates such as human body diagrams supplements the text. $135.00 Pb, ISBN 9781439844908 Quantity Publish December 2010, 336 pages CRC Press Forensic Science
Offshore Geotechnical Engineering
Mark Randolph and Susan Gourvenec, both University of Western Australia.
The structure of this book follows a pattern that mimics the flow of a typical offshore project. In the early chapters it provides a brief overview of the marine environment, offshore site investigation techniques and interpretation of soil behaviour. It proceeds to cover geotechnical design of piled foundations, shallow foundations and anchoring systems. Three topics are then covered which require a more multi-disciplinary approach: the design of mobile drilling rigs, pipelines and geohazards. This book serves as a framework for undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and will appeal to professional engineers specialising in the offshore industry. $175.00 Hb, ISBN 9780415477444 Quantity Publish December 2010, 576 pages Spon Press Engineering
Based on the authorâ€™s 27 years of teaching experience, Genetics, Fourth Edition, builds upon features that have made past editions so successful: an engaging writing style; relevant applications; an accessible and instructive art program; an emphasis on problem-solving; and, most importantly, a strong focus on concepts and connections. To bring these key concepts into sharper focus, Ben Pierce has selectively reduced the amount of detail and has streamlined coverage to focus on essential concepts. $130.00 Pb, ISBN 9781429232524 Publish December 2010, 832 pages Bedford Freeman and Worth Genetics Quantity
Benjamin Pierce, Southwestern University.
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Textbook terms apply to the following academic titles America since 1945
Discourse and Genre
The American Moment, Second Edition
Using Language in Context
Paul Levine, Copenhagen University, Denmark, and Harry Papasotiriou, Panteion University, Athens, Greece.
Stephan Bax, University of Bedfordshire. This accessible guide to discourse employs an innovative, inductive approach, with a clear focus on genre that allows students to examine language in context. Using real texts, students are shown how each dimension of discourse links together and are offered practical guidance on how to carry out a discourse analysis project. $48.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230217973 Publish December 2010, 224 pages Palgrave Macmillan Linguistics
In this essential introduction to postwar America, central currents in art, film, theatre, intellectual history and media are explored alongside political and social change. The new edition has been revised and updated in the light of new scholarship and the last two chapters now cover recent events, including the rise of Obama. $53.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230251458 Publish December 2010, 312 pages Palgrave Macmillan History
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Britain and Europe
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A Political History Since 1918
An Introduction to the Nature and Function of Language,
Nicholas Crowson, University of Birmingham, UK.
This textbook provides a comprehensive account of Britain’s uneasy relationship with continental Europe from 1918 to the present day. Unlike other books on the subject, the author considers ‘Europe’ in its broadest sense and examines a wider history than just Britain’s relations with the European Union (EU). This includes pre-war history and the role of key political institutions outside the EU such as the Council of Europe and the Western European Union. Exploring the political, diplomatic and military relationship between Britain and Europe, this accessible and wide-ranging textbook is essential core reading for students of British and European history and politics. $59.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415400206 Quantity Publish December 2010, 230 pages Routledge History
Howard Jackson, Birmingham City University, UK, and Peter Stockwell, University of Nottingham, UK.
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Equality, Inequalities and Diversity
Key Terms in Discourse Analysis
Contemporary Challenges and Strategies
Paul Baker, Lancaster University, UK
Geraldine Healy, Mike Noon and Gill Kirton, all Queen Mary, University of London, UK.
Discourse analysis is a complex field to define, comprising a number of related but different theoretical and methodological frameworks. Discourse can mean many different things to different people. Students often find these multiple meanings to be confusing and this book attempts to spell out and reconcile the different approaches, to give a holistic picture of discourse analysis as a branch of several disciplines. As well as comprising a glossary of key terms, the book provides clear, illustrative examples, a section on key thinkers and their ideas, and key texts for further reading. This book is essential reading for students on linguistics, language studies and media and cultural studies courses who are engaging in discourse analysis. $44.95 Pb, ISBN 9781847063212 Quantity Publish December 2010, 192 pages Continuum Linguistics
Equality, Inequalities and Diversity offers an authoritative critical analysis of equality, inequality and diversity in organizations. Using international examples it explores contemporary concepts and debates based on original research in a number of fields and sectors, an ideal course companion for anyone studying diversity. $84.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230231078 Publish December 2010, 320 pages Palgrave Macmillan Human Resource Management
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Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect
Literature and Science
From Words to Deeds
The growing field of literature and science is for the first time given a fully theorized overview. Using case studies from a three hundred year history, Sleigh focuses on literary form and argues that novels did not just reflect or inform areas of science, but were part of a broader, ongoing cultural negotiation about how to read things. $48.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230218178 Publish December 2010, 240 pages Palgrave Macmillan Literary Studies
Charlotte Sleigh, University of Kent, UK.
Alex J. Bellamy, Griffith University, Australia.
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The new edition of this bestselling work is broadranging in its coverage, taking in the description of sounds, words, sentences and texts/discourses, as well as the history of the language, language acquisition, language variation, and language in use. It provides an introduction to the phonetics/ phonology, morphology, syntax, and discourse analysis of English, and additionally to historical linguistics, psycholinguistics, socolinguistics and pragmatics as they apply to the study of English. $56.00 Pb, ISBN 9781441121516 Publish December 2010, 272 pages Continuum Quantity Linguistics
This book provides an in-depth introduction to, and analysis of, the issues relating to the implementation of the recent Responsibility to Protect principle in international relations. Concentrating mainly on implementation challenges including the prevention of genocide and mass atrocities, strengthening the UN’s capacity to respond, and the role of regional organizations, this book introducing readers to contemporary debates on R2P and provides the first book-length analysis of the implementation agenda. $64.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415567367 Publish December 2010, 240 pages Routledge Quantity International Relations
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Macroeconomics and the Financial System
The Ultimate Guide
N. Gregory Mankiw, Harvard University; and Laurence Ball, Johns Hopkins University.
Richard Bradford, University of Ulster, UK. Richard Bradford’s new introduction to poetry combines definitions, context and literary theory to addresses and answer the slippery question ‘what is poetry?’. The book provides a compact history of English poetry from the 16th century to the present day, alongside coverage of all the major critical and theoretical approaches to verse. $48.00 Pb, ISBN 9781403994615 Publish December 2010, 272 pages Palgrave Macmillan Literary Studies
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Postmodern Narrative Theory
Reassessing the Employment Relationship
Paul Blyton, Edmund Heery, and Peter Turnbull, all University of Cardiff, UK.
Mark Currie, University of East Anglia, UK.
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The financial crisis and subsequent economic downturn of 2008 and 2009 was a dramatic reminder of what economists have long understood: developments in the overall economy and developments in the financial system are inextricably intertwined. Derived and updated from two widely acclaimed textbooks (Greg Mankiw’s Macroeconomics, Seventh Edition and Larry Ball’s Money, Banking, and the Financial System), this groundbreaking text is the first and only intermediate macroeconomics text that provides substantial coverage of the financial system. $130.00 Hb, ISBN 9781429253673 Publish December 2010, 608 pages Quantity Bedford Freeman and Worth Macroeconomics
How have developments in literary and cultural theory transformed our understanding of narrative? What has happened to narrative in the wake of poststructuralism? What is the role and function of narrative in the contemporary world? In this revised, updated and expanded new edition of an established text, Mark Currie explores these central questions and guides students through the complex theories that have shaped the study of narrative in recent decades. Approachable and stimulating, this is an essential introduction for anyone studying postmodernism, the theory of narrative or contemporary fiction. $56.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230249363 Publish December 2010, 224 pages Quantity Palgrave Macmillan Literary Theory
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Reassessing the Employment Relationship is an edited volume written by leading academics at Cardiff Business School. Reflecting on the employment relationship as one of the central institutions of advanced capitalist economies, it provides an extensive survey of the changing world of work. The book offers a multi-disciplinary analysis of the contemporary workplace, and focuses on the key influences that are shaping the employment relationship - globalization, financialization, regulation and the search for ethical standards in human resource management. $81.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230221727 Publish December 2010, 388 pages Quantity Palgrave Macmillan Management
The British Short Story
Andrew Maunder, University of Hertfordshire, UK; Ruth Robbins, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK; and Emma Liggins, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.
Theory and Application Stephan Dann, Australian National University, and Susan Dann is a freelance writer and consultant.
The short story remains a crucial - if neglected part of British literary heritage. This accessible and up-to-date critical overview maps out the main strands and figures that shaped the British short story and novella from the 1850s to the present. It offers new readings of both classic and forgotten texts in a clear, jargon-free way. $48.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230551718 Publish December 2010, 320 pages Palgrave Macmillan Literature
Combining academic rigour and practical application, E-Marketing brings together a theoretical framework from academic peer reviewed literature with contemporary developments in internet technology. Considering marketing theory and practice, the text demonstrates how conceptual frameworks can be applied to the e-marketing environment. $95.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230203969 Publish December 2010, 464 pages Palgrave Macmillan Marketing Quantity
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The English Literature Companion
Julian Wolfreys, Loughborough University, UK.
Principles and Practice of SME Marketing
A one-stop student resource covering all aspects of studying literature from the nature and main components of the subject and key terms, theory and approaches, to study skills and career pathways. The companion provides a gateway to wider and more specialist reading and will be an essential resource for students to turn to time and time again. $44.95 Pb, ISBN 9780230008137 Publish December 2010, 432 pages Palgrave Macmillan Literature
Sonny Nwankwo and Ayantunji Gbadamosi, both University of East London, UK.
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Introducing the importance of marketing to entrepreneurial firms this book guides the student through the fundamentals of marketing within the small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) context, providing a more value-added learning experience than your standard marketing runthrough. The authors deal directly with “people issues” to prepare students for the “dragon’s den” of entrepreneurialism. This new and lively textbook provides a fresh and unfettered approach for marketing students who require a more real-world understanding of the impact of their discipline on entrepreneurial firms. $104.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415573764 Quantity Publish December 2010, 448 pages Routledge Marketing
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Introduction to General and Generalized Linear Models
Psychiatric and Mental Health Essentials in Primary Care
Henrik Madsen and Poul Thyregod, both Technical University Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark.
Lee Ann Hoff and Betty D. Morgan, both University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA.
Since the mathematics behind generalized linear models is often difficult to follow while the mathematics behind general linear models is well understood, this text describes the methodology behind both models in a parallel setup. After introducing a likelihood framework sufficient to cover both approaches, the authors present general linear models, including analysis of covariance, before moving on to more complicated generalized linear models using the same example. Numerous simulated and real-world examples, implemented using R and SAS, illustrate the methods discussed. $115.00 Hb, ISBN 9781420091557 Publish December 2010, 320 pages Quantity CRC Press Mathematics
This book addresses key mental health concepts and strategies for time-pressured practitioners in various healthcare settings serving diverse populations. It offers theoretically sound and succinct guidelines for compassionate, efficient, and effective service to people in emotional and physical pain and distress, capturing the essentials of mental health care delivered by primary care providers. The text provides a theoretical overview, discussing mental health assessment, crisis care basics, alternative therapies, and vulnerable groups such as children, adolescents and older people. $65.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415780919 Publish December 2010, 288 pages Quantity Routledge Nursing
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Handbook of Conflict Analysis and Resolution
Dennis Sandole and Ingrid Sandole-Staroste, both George Mason University, USA; and Sean Byrne and Jessica Senehi, both University of Manitoba, Canada.
John Fiske, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. This revised edition of a now classic text includes a new introduction by Henry Jenkins, explaining ‘Why Fiske Still Matters’ for today’s students, followed by a discussion between former Fiske students Ron Becker, Aniko Bodroghkozy, Steve Classen, Elana Levine, Jason Mittell, Greg Smith and Pam Wilson on ‘John Fiske and Television Culture’. Both underline the continuing relevance of this foundational text in the study of contemporary media and popular culture. $56.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415596473 Publish December 2010, 448 pages Routledge Media Studies Quantity
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A Primer of Drug Action
Principles and Practice
Twelfth Edition Robert M. Julien, St. Vincent Hospital and Medical Center
Michael M. Cox, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jennifer A. Doudna, University of California, Berkeley; Michael O’Donnell, The Rockefeller University. Written and illustrated with unsurpassed clarity, Molecular Biology: Principles and Practice introduces fundamental concepts while exposing students to how science is done. The authors convey the sense of joy and excitement that comes from scientific discovery, highlighting the work of researchers who have shaped-and who continue to shape-the field today. $130.00 Hb, ISBN 9780716779988 Publish December 2010, 750 pages Bedford Freeman and Worth Molecular Biology Quantity
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Edition after edition, Robert Julien’s A Primer of Drug Action keeps pace with one of the most dynamic fields of scientific inquiry, giving students immediate access to the most current research and promising new directions in psychopharmacology. Rigorously updated throughout, the new edition again takes its place as the definitive guide to the drugs that affect the mind and behavior. As always, it is clear, comprehensive, objective, and authoritative, spanning a wide variety of drug types, including sedatives, depressants, stimulants, analgesics, psychedelic drugs, steroids, and drugs used to treat psychological disorders. $94.00 Pb, ISBN 9781429233439 Quantity Publish December 2010, 704 pages Bedford Freeman and Worth Pharmacology
Critical Reflection in Practice
Analytic versus Continental
Generating Knowledge for Care
James Chase, University of Tasmania, and Jack Reynolds, La Trobe University.
Gary Rolfe and Melanie Jasper, both Swansea University, UK; and Dawn Freshwater, University of Leeds, UK. Critical reflection is an essential skill for all health practitioners, and the new edition of this market leading title (previously called Critical Reflection for Nursing) provides the knowledge that underpins its development. This thoroughly revised text has been expanded to address international dimensions and interprofessionalism. $64.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230209060 Publish December 2010, 240 pages Palgrave Macmillan Nursing
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This volume provides a comprehensive overview of the core concepts, theories, approaches, processes, and intervention designs in the field of Conflict Analysis and Resolution. The central theme is the value of multidisciplinary approaches to the analysis and resolution of conflicts. This consists of moving from the study of analytical approaches to understanding the deep-rooted causes of conflict, to third-party intervention approaches to preventing or ending violence, and to resolving and transforming conflict. $84.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415577359 Publish December 2010, 576 pages Quantity Routledge Peace & Conflict Studies
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Opening with a history of key encounters between philosophers of opposing camps since the latenineteenth century - from Frege and Husserl to Derrida and Searle - this book goes on to explore in detail the main methodological differences between the two approaches. This covers a very wide range of topics, from issues of style and clarity of exposition to formal methods arising from logic and probability theory. The final section presents a balanced critique of the two schools’ approaches to key issues such as time, truth, subjectivity, mind and body, language and meaning, and ethics. $48.00 Pb, ISBN 9781844652457 Publish December 2010, 288 pages Quantity Acumen Publishing Philosophy
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Nietzsche and The Birth of Tragedy
Mass Media, Politics and Democracy
Paul Raimond Daniels, University of Melbourne, Australia.
Well into a second century of influence, the profundity of his ideas and the complexity of his writings still determine Nietzsche’s power to engage his readers. His first book, The Birth of Tragedy, presents us with a lively inquiry into the existential meaning of Greek tragedy. Nietzsche and The Birth of Tragedy provides a clear account of the text and explores the philosophical, literary and historical influences bearing upon it. Each chapter examines part of the text, explaining the ideas presented and assessing relevant scholarly points of interpretation. $48.00 Pb, ISBN 9781844652433 Publish December 2010, 256 pages Acumen Publishing Quantity Philosophy
This widely used and popular text provides a broad-ranging analysis of the relationship between the media and politics. Revised and updated throughout, this second edition includes coverage of the mediatization of politics; of E-politics and governance; of the impact of ‘reality TV’; and of issues raised by the reporting of war in Iraq. $68.00 Pb, ISBN 9781403947345 Publish December 2010, 352 pages Palgrave Macmillan Politics
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John Street, University of East Anglia, UK.
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@ Is For Activism
Stability and Change in the Modern Middle East
Dissent, Resistance and Rebellion in a Digital Culture
Kjetil Selvik, University of Oslo, and Stig Stenslie, Norwegian Defence Staff.
Joss Hands, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. @ is For Activism examines the transformation of politics through digital media, including digital television, online social networking and mobile computing. Joss Hands maps out how political relationships have been reconfigured and new modes of cooperation, deliberation and representation have emerged. This analysis is applied to the organisation and practice of alternative politics, showing how they have developed and embraced the new political and technological environment. $45.00 Pb, ISBN 9780745327006 Publish December 2010, 224 pages Pluto Quantity Political Activism
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In this ground-breaking book, aimed at new generation of students, Stig Stenslie and Kjetil Selvik provide a new introduction to the contemporary Middle East, using topical questions about stability and change as a way of interrogating the politics, economics and history of the region. Both an accessible reference resource and a thought-provoking analysis, this book introduces the key theoretical concepts for understanding the region and the freshest thinking on debates surrounding them, and brings the empirical material in to sharp focus through its unique thematic approach. $45.00 Pb, ISBN 9781848855892 Quantity Publish December 2010, 304 pages I.B.Tauris Publishers Politics
Global Politics and Financial Governance
Randall Germain, Carleton University, Canada.
Richard A. Griggs, University of Florida.
The financial crisis prompted many to ask how financial systems from America and Iceland to Russia and Hungary could have been so misgoverned that their near collapse plunged the entire world into recession. Randall Germain assesses what needs to be done, and by whom, to avoid a repetition of what he calls the ‘great freeze’. $59.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230278431 Publish December 2010, 240 pages Palgrave Macmillan Politics
Psychology: A Concise Introduction explores the broad territory of the introductory psychology course while answering the growing need for a shorter, less expensive book. At less than half the price of a standard textbook, it offers an affordable alternative. A built-in Study Guide, written by the author, offers a practical suite of learning aids that foster review and self-assessment without the expense of a separate guide. $78.00 Pb, ISBN 9781429261555 Publish December 2010, 375 pages Bedford Freeman and Worth Psychology
A Concise Introduction
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Governance and Politics of China
Nutritional Assessment of Athletes,
Tony Saich, Harvard University, USA.
Edited by Judy A. Driskell, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA and Ira Wolinsky, University of Houston, Texas, USA
The People’s Republic of China is now over sixty years old - an appropriate juncture at which to reassess the state of contemporary Chinese politics. In this substantially revised third edition, Saich delivers a thorough introduction to all aspects of politics and governance in post-Mao China, taking full account of the changes of the Seventeenth Party Congress and Eleventh National People’s Congress. Recent political, economic and social developments are also examined. $69.95 Pb, ISBN 9780230279933 Publish December 2010, 448 pages Palgrave Macmillan Politics Quantity
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Evaluating dietary intake, determining energy metabolism, and conducting other nutritional assessments are essential in understanding the relationships between diet, exercise, health, and physical performance, especially in athletes. The first comprehensive source on the subject, this book thoroughly examines these methods, discussing their advantages and limitations. Extensively referenced and filled with numerous tables and figures, this timely book focuses on the nutritional assessment of both recreational and professional athletes, including children, adolescents, and adults. $167.95 Hb, ISBN 9781439818213 Quantity Publish December 2010, 472 pages CRC Press Public Health
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The Routledge Companion to Race and Ethnicity
Stephen M. Caliendo, North Central College, Naperville, Illinois, and Charlton McIlwain, New York University.
Nilanjana Bardhan, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, USA, and C. Kay Weaver, University of Waikato, New Zealand.
New Zealand Author
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This distinctive volume emphasizes theories and concepts that highlight global interconnectedness through a range of interpretative and critical approaches to understanding the global significance and impacts of public relations. Providing a critical examination of public relations’ contribution to globalization and international power relations, the chapters included here explore alternative paradigms, most notably interpretive and critical perspectives informed by qualitative research. $56.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415872867 Publish December 2010, 320 pages Quantity Routledge Public Relations
Comprising a series of essays and a critical dictionary of key names and terms written by respected scholars from a range of academic disciplines, this book provides a thought provoking introduction to the field. Fully cross referenced throughout, with suggestions for further reading and international examples, this book is indispensible reading for all those studying issues of race and ethnicity across the humanities and social and political sciences. $49.95 Pb, ISBN 9780415777070 Publish December 2010, 272 pages Routledge Quantity Sociology
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Mental Health and Social Problems
Torkildsen’s Sport and Leisure Management
A Social Work Perspective
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Nina Rovinelli Heller and Alex Gitterman, both University of Connecticut, USA.
This book explores the complicated relationship between mental conditions and societal issues as well as examining risk and protective factors for the prevalence, course, adaptation to and recovery from mental illness. The introductory chapter presents bio-psycho-social and life-modeled approaches to helping individuals and families with mental illness. Focusing throughout upon mental health issues for children, adolescents, adults and older adults, each chapter includes case studies and web resources. This practical book is ideal for social work students who specialize in mental health. $112.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415493871 Publish December 2010, 576 pages Quantity Routledge Social Work
For nearly thirty years George Torkildsen’s classic textbook has been the most comprehensive and engaging introduction to sport and leisure management available to students at all levels. Now in a fully revised sixth edition, it is still the only textbook that covers all the key topics taught within contemporary sport and leisure management courses. This new edition includes expanded coverage of the practical managerial skills that students must develop if aiming for a career in the sport and leisure industry, from planning and managing people to marketing and entrepreneurship. Quantity $98.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415497930 Publish December 2010, 528 pages Routledge Sport Studies
Peter Taylor, Sheffield Hallam University, UK.
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Working with Children and Young People
Introduction to the Practice of Statistics
Lindsay O’Dell and Stephen Leverett, both The Open University, UK.
David S. Moore, George P. McCabe, and Bruce Craig, all Purdue University.
A timely reader of interest to a wide academic discipline base, providing a critical account and new theoretical perspectives on practical issues arising in working with children of all ages and their families. Uniquely, it brings together discussion of early years with later childhood, including adolescence and transitions into adulthood. $62.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230280083 Publish December 2010, 240 pages Palgrave Macmillan Social Work
The new seventh edition brings the acclaimed IPS approach to a new generation, with a number of enhancements in the text and with breakthrough media tools for instructors and students. It demonstrates how statistical techniques are used to solve real-world problems, combining real data and applications with innovative pedagogy, both in the text and via electronic media. $129.95 Hb, ISBN 9781429274340 Publish December 2010, 700 pages Bedford Freeman and Worth Statistics Quantity
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Success at University
What They Haven’t Told You
Erik R. Thomas, North Carolina State University, USA.
Simon Moss, Monash University, Melbourne, and Ashleigh Fleming is a registered Psychologist.
This comprehensive introduction discusses detailed methods of analyzing consonants, vowels, prosody and voice quality. Extensively illustrated, and with a focus on language variation, it provides explanations for conducting acoustic analyses and perception experiments and covers a variety of theoretical approaches. $56.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230224568 Publish December 2010, 272 pages Palgrave Macmillan Sociolinguistics
Success at University: What They Haven’t Told You takes tertiary study skills and success at university books to a completely different level. This book is applicable to all university students. While some students will assume they have already developed the requisite skills to succeed at university, these students may be in for a surprise. Some students might read all the chapters in sequence, to help refine their performance, satisfaction, well-being and skills. Others might like to read only a subset of chapters, e.g. the chapters on how to improve motivation or mood. $45.95 Pb, ISBN 9780734611116 Publish December 2010, 200 pages Quantity Tilde University Press Study Skills
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