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  • Schooling the Rustbelt Kidsby Pat Thomson

    Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 36.35

    Thomson argues that current outcomes-based and standardised policies for disadvantaged schools are not effective. Rather schools need the flexibility to develop strategies that suit their specific situation. more...

  • You Can't Bring That In Here!by Pat Thomson

    RHCP 2011; US$ 9.85

    There's something for everyone in this collection of funny short stories. It's packed full of talking pigs, UFOs, gorillas, witches, mischievous house elves, flying postmen and lots more! Find out how Bozo the gorilla helps Jimmy deal with his lazy big brother, what Dinah Price does when she finds the three bears tucked up in her bed and what fate... more...

  • Schooling the Rustbelt Kidsby Pat Thomson

    Allen & Unwin 2003; US$ 17.95

    Examining primary and secondary schools in disadvantaged areas of postindustrial or ?rustbelt? cities, this book outlines an alternative approach to education policy. The ways in which educational and social disadvantages are inextricably linked in children's lives are discussed. Concrete evidence illustrates how government policies to gauge learning... more...

  • Doing Visual Research with Children and Young Peopleby Pat Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95

    Visual media offer powerful communication opportunities. Doing Visual Research with Children and Young People explores the methodological, ethical, representational and theoretical issues surrounding image-based research with children and young people. It provides well-argued and illustrated resources to guide novice and experienced researchers... more...

  • School Leadership - Heads on the Block?by Pat Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 50.95

    Most teachers become heads for idealistic reasons, wanting to make a difference to the lives of children and young people. Yet serving heads suggest the job is getting harder, talking openly about stress and leaving the job. Many teachers now see headship as a risky business, and succession planning, while necessary, will not on its own be sufficient... more...

  • The Routledge Doctoral Supervisor's Companionby Melanie Walker; Pat Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 59.95

    This book places at its centre the interwoven questions of what it means to be a doctoral student in the social sciences, what is involved in becoming and being a researcher and clearly shows how the role of the supervisor is key to the student?s personal development. more...

  • The Routledge Doctoral Student's Companionby Pat Thomson; Melanie Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95

    This book addresses a set of interlocking and overlapping big questions that ?sit? behind the plethora of doctoral advice texts and run through the practice of knowledge/identity work. more...

  • Researching Creative Learningby Pat Thomson; Julian Sefton-Green

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95

    Creative teaching and learning is often used as a site for research and action research, and this volume is intended to act as a text book for this range of courses and initiatives. more...

  • Writing for Peer Reviewed Journalsby Pat Thomson; Barbara Kamler

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95

    It?s not easy getting published, but everyone has to do it. Writing for Peer Reviewed Journals presents an insider?s perspective on the secret business of academic publishing, making explicit many of the dilemmas and struggles faced by all writers, but rarely discussed. Its unique approach is theorised and practical. It offers a set of moves for... more...

  • Helping Doctoral Students Writeby Barbara Kamler; Pat Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 52.95

    This essential guide offers a new approach to doctoral writing, written specifically for doctoral supervisors. Rejecting the DIY websites and manuals that promote a privatised skills-based approach to writing research, Kamler and Thomson offer a new framework for scholarly work to help doctorate students produce clear and well-argued dissertations.... more...