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- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 39.00
We don?t usually think of haute cuisine when we think of the Middle Ages. But while the poor did eat a lot of vegetables, porridge, and bread, the medieval palate was far more diverse than commonly assumed. Meat, including beef, mutton, deer, and rabbit, turned on spits over crackling fires, and the rich showed off their prosperity by serving peacock... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This book explores views of the natural world in the late Middle Ages, especially as expressed in Livre de chasse ( Book of the Hunt ), the most influential hunting book of the era. It shows that killing and maiming, suffering and the death of animals were not insignificant topics to late medieval men, but constituted a complex set of issues, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
In recent decades the rise of the so-called "global obesity epidemic" has led to fatness and fat bodies being debated incessantly in popular, professional, and academic arenas. Fatness and fat bodies are shamed and demonised, and the public monitoring, surveillance and outright policing by the media, health professionals, and the general public are... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00
Workplace learning and organizational learning as areas of inquiry stem from different and still quite separate disciplinary backgrounds and commitments. Workplace learning has largely emerged as an extension of educational research stepping beyond the confines of schools and other institutions of formal learning. The commitment of studies of workplace... more...
- Policy Press 2009; US$ 99.00
Drawing on contemporary research and debates from different Nordic countries, this book examines how social work and child welfare politics are produced and challenged as both global and local ideas and practices. more...
- SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99
Finnish pupils? success in international student assessment tests is a hot topic everywhere in the world. The significance of Finnish educational policy and society are continuously discussed. This book provides explanations, answers and reflections to these questions. Over 30 expert authors have contributed to this book by bringing their own specific... more...
- SensePublishers 2014; US$ 39.31
This book combines several perspectives on the steps the Finnish educational system has taken to provide students with the skills and competences needed for living in today?s society and in the future. The ecosystem is used as a metaphor for the educational system. The Finnish system aims to achieve sustainable education by ensuring that the system... more...