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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 60.95
Based on structured research and interviews with pupils in years 10 and 11 (15 ^DDS 16 years old) about their views of the purpose of school and their own future employment and the way the two connect, this book offers a blistering critique of the purpose of education and its ability to prepare children for the world of work. The issues raised include:... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 67.95
This report synthesizes two approaches to a topical problem: the concern with social deviancy and crime which focuses on failure; and research on educational development which focuses on success. The book explores how environmental experiences (including parenting and bullying) play a role. more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 71.07
This book is about championing a move away from simply evaluating physical assets to understanding and evaluating the intangible value of an entity. It means moving beyond economic theory to reprioritise and change the organisation so that further value can be created via processes, systems, measures, skills, knowledge and strategy. It is also about... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
This volume brings together various strands of research focusing on aspects of the syntax of agreement, and the role that agreement plays in linguistic theory. The essays collected here show how and why agreement has emerged in recent years as the central theoretical construct in minimalism. Although the theoretical context of the volume is minimalist... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 60.00
Exploring the major political and intellectual currents from the Black Power era to the present, Cedric Johnson reveals how black political life conformed to liberal democratic capitalism and how the movement's most radical aims were eclipsed by more moderate aspirations.Documenting the historical retreat from democratic struggle, Revolutionaries... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 95.40
The field of optimal transport has made breathtaking forays into various other domains of mathematics. This book presents a broad overview of this area. PhD students or researchers can read the entire book without any prior knowledge of the field. more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 49.99
This important contribution to the Minimalist Program offers a comprehensive theory of locality and new insights into phrase structure and syntactic cartography. It unifies central components of the grammar, increases the symmetry in syntax, and reinforces the central premise of minimalism that language is an optimal system. more...
- OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 47.99
This is a self-contained introduction to the Minimalist Program for linguistic theory, the boldest and most radical version of Noam Chomsky's naturalistic approach to language. Cedric Boeckx examines its foundations, explains its underlying philosophy, exemplifies its methods, and considers the significance of its empirical results. He explores the... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 229.00
This volume contains terms often found in international human rights instruments together with clear, authentic, objective and easily understandable definitions of them. Human rights are so fundamental and so more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 105.69
This textbook explores the ways in which language informs the structure and function of the human mind, offering a point of entry into the fascinating territory of cognitive science. Focusing mainly on syntactic issues, Language in Cognition is a unique contribution to this burgeoning field of study. Guides undergraduate students through... more...