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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 55.95
'This book tackles some of the most important educational questions of the day... It is rare to find a book on education which is theoretically sophisticated and practically relevant: this book is.' From the Foreword by Hugh Lauder What is it in the twenty-first century that we want young people, and adults returning to study, to know? What is... more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 210.00
The critically acclaimed laboratory standard, Methods in Enzymology , is one of the most highly respected publications in the field of biochemistry. Since 1955, each volume has been eagerly awaited, frequently consulted, and praised by researchers and reviewers alike. The series contains much material still relevant today - truly an essential publication... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 20.99
NOT SINCE THOMAS FRIEDMAN?S FROM BEIRUT TO JERUSALEM IN 1989 HAS A JOURNALIST OFFERED SUCH A POIGNANT AND PASSIONATE PORTRAIT OF LEBANON?A UNIQUELY PLURALIST ARAB COUNTRY STRUGGLING TO DEFEND ITS VIABILITY IN A TURBULENT AND TREACHEROUS MIDDLE EAST. Michael Young, who was taken to Lebanon at age seven by his Lebanese mother after the death of his... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95
In this important book the author looks back on the 'knowledge question'. What knowledge gets selected to be validated as school knowledge or as part of the school curriculum, and why is it selected? Looking forward, Young discusses how most developed countries have high levels of participation in post-compulsory education, but still use curricula... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95
A Good Death is based on a survey in East London and provides a wide range of fascinating and helpful insights into all aspects of experiencing death and surviving grief. The voices in the book are those of people who have managed to cope despite being under the shadow of impending death. Their experience could be a comfort to anybody in a similar... more...
- Pearson Education 2004; US$ 31.96
Reduce costs, improve efficiencies, and focus on your core business: Leverage your technology infrastructure to save money and virtualize processes.; Discover the principles behind BPV and the ways in which they can benefit your business.; Benefit from incremental cost savings, maximizing your business' ROI.; Learn from real-world case studies that... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 39.95 US$ 36.35
Why do Internet, financial service, and beer commercials dominate Super Bowl advertising? How do political ceremonies establish authority? Why does repetition characterize anthems and ritual speech? Why were circular forms favored for public festivals during the French Revolution? This book answers these questions using a single concept: common knowledge.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 168.00
James VI and I was the most prominent homosexual figure in the early modern period. Young has amassed the evidence surrounding James and related it to the larger history of homosexuality. The result is a synthesis of old and new history that illuminates Jacobean politics and challenges many current assumptions about effeminacy, manliness, sodomy, sexual... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 120.99
This volume takes a fresh approach to classic issues in methodology, contemporary issues in research methods and innovative trends in qualitative research on sport and physical culture by presenting "student friendly" engaging chapters that clearly articulate the significance and practice of qualitative methods in plain, convincing language. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
First published in 1957 ,and reprinted with a new introduction in 1986, Michael Young and Peter Willmott?s book on family and kinship in Bethnal Green in the 1950s is a classic in urban studies. A standard text in planning, housing, family studies and sociology, it predicted the failure in social terms of the great rehousing campaign which was getting... more...