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- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 189.00
This book captures the contradictions and dangers of equating lifelong learning with individualisation and individual responsibility in high insecurity societies. The author develops unique conceptual schema for rethinking ?structure and agency?. more...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 37.00
The book is a thematic examination of crime prevention, covering core areas of race, youth, community, and globalisation. Written in an accessible style with a focus on pedagogy, this is a key text for undergraduates in criminology. more...
- Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 9.95
This lecture argues that a learning revolution that reinforces inequalities and increases the gap between the powerful and the powerless is not a revolution - the qualifications chase could eventually become a zero-sum game for all but the most advantaged. more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 17.99
A Grim Almanac of Staffordshire is a day-by-day catalogue of 366 ghastly tales from around the county. Full of dreadful deeds, strange disappearances and a multitude of murders, this almanac explores the darker side of Staffordshire's past. Here are stories of tragedy, torment and the truly unfortunate with diverse tales of freak weather, bizarre... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 18.94
Discover 365 gruesome tales from Birmingham's past. With appalling accidents, frightful crimes and extraordinary deaths, there is a tale to surprise even the most hardened reader. Featured here is the man who deliberately swallowed his wooden walking stick, a nineteenth-century horsemeat scandal, a drunken dispute that led to a man being stabbed in... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 125.00
By exploring the experiences of community activists and organizations working with information and communication technology (ICT) to build communities, this book offers a grounded and informed study of the role ICT plays in people's lives. The author emphasizes the importance of networks built around trust, shared spaces and local knowledge bases in... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 21.99 US$ 17.59
An excellent primer for those with little or no experience playing the flute Always wanted to play the flute? Are you a former flautist who wants to refresh your skills? Flute For Dummies is the guide for you. Following along with the book's accompanying CD, you will learn the nuances of playing the flute as an accompanying instrument or for playing... more...
- Springer 2004; US$ 159.00
This book is based on the work of a European partnership, whose members came together from Belgium, England, Finland, Germany, Portugal and Greece to generate new ways of thinking about the situation of young people aged between 14 and 25 who are at risk of (or experiencing) social exclusion. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 59.95
This introductory text combines study skills and research methods to provide students with an invaluable guide to the techniques, practical skills and methods of study that will enable them to achieve success in their academic courses and become effective 'students of society'. It covers key topics such as: asking questions ? how to formulate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95
Modern societies demand high levels of literacy. The written word is pervasive; individuals with poor literacy skills are deeply disadvantaged; and governments are increasingly pre-occupied with the contribution that skills can make to economic growth. As a result, the basic skills of adult workers are of concern as never before, a focus for workplace... more...