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- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 27.00
This volume looks seriously at the good that can come from playing video games. Gee is interested in the cognitive development that can occur when someone is trying to escape a maze, find hidden treasure and, even, blasting away an enemy with a high-powered rifle. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 39.00
In this latest work, Selfe and Hawisher explore the complexly rendered relationship between computer gaming environments and literacy development by focusing on the stories of computer gamers in the United States at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Using the words and observations of individual gamers, this book offers historical and cultural... more...
- PublicAffairs 2014; US$ 26.99
In 1950, a diagnosis of cancer was all but a death sentence. Mortality rates only got worse, and as late as 1986, an article in the New England Journal of Medicine lamented: “We are losing the war against cancer.? Cancer is one of humankind?s oldest and most persistent enemies; it has been called the existential disease. But we are now entering... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.95
An introduction to one form of discourse analysis useful for understanding communication problems in society and in institutions like schools. This new edition is a complete revision of the original text containing substantial new material. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 46.95
This fully-updated new edition engages with topics such as orality and literacy, the history of literacy, the uses and abuses of literacy in that history, the analysis of language as cultural communication, and social theories of mind and meaning, among many other topics. It represents the most current statement of a widely discussed and used theory... more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 61.00
Globalism, Nationalism, Tribalism establishes a new basis for understanding the changing nature of polity and community and offers unprecedented attention to these dominant trends. Paul James charts the contradictions and tensions we all encounter in an era of increasing globalization, from genocide and terrorism to television and finance capital. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
This book takes a fresh look at the external relations of the European Union (EU) and in particular the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP). Rather than focusing exclusively on the competence aspects of the institutions and actors, the book makes the case that the CFSP can be understood as a system of governance, which produces effects beyond... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 34.95
How to do Discourse Analysis: A Toolkit is the essential new book from James Paul Gee, bestselling author of An Introduction to Discourse Analysis: Theory and Method . Discourse analysis is widely used in a range of academic subjects, all concerned with how humans make meaning and communicate within and across different social and cultural groups.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95
Discourse analysis considers how language, both spoken and written, enacts social and cultural perspectives and identities. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, An Introduction to Discourse Analysis examines the field and presents James Paul Gee?s unique integrated approach which incorporates both a theory of language-in-use and a method... more...