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- Institute of Education Press 2010; US$ 37.95
Drawing on ideas of wise creativity and collective possibility thinking, the book explores the changing nature of childhood in light of rapid economic, social, technological, spiritual and environmental change and asks how we might respond by constructing imaginative educational futures which hear all voices: students, parents and educationists. more...
- Institute of Education Press 2011; US$ 32.95
Close Encounters show how creativity - a vital component in 21st century education - and the special relationships that facilitate it can be nurtured through dance in schools. The findings from this research project will enrich the thinking of practitioners, researchers and policy makers interested in arts practices and educational futures. more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.99
Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom details the escape of Ellen and William Craft from slavery in Georgia in the United States. Well publicized at the time, the married couple became celebrities in the abolitionist struggle. Their daring and risky plan meant passing the light-skinned Ellen off as a white male traveling with 'his' slave, William,... more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 140.00
This work shows that early modern Europe witnessed changes in the social, political, and ecclesiastical structures supporting poor relief, but notions that sharp fault lines divide rationalized, secular poor relief from morally and spiritually motivated ecclesiastical charity need rethinking. more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 180.00
There is widespread public concern about hazardous chemicals that are contained in air, soil, water and food. Policy has therefore adopted a series of laws and regulations concerning emissions into and concentration levels in different media including food. As policy makers do not only have to consider the protection of the environment but also need... more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 275.00
Recent developments have shown that many full and partial ophiolites are preserved in Precambrian cratons. This book provides a comprehensive description and discussion of the field aspects, geochemistry, geochronology and structure of the best of these ophiolites. It also presents syntheses of the characteristics of ophiolites of different ages, and... more...
- Elsevier Science 1990; US$ 72.95
During the past two decades, there has been a dramatic increase in interest in the study of aging-related changes in cognitive abilities. In this volume researchers from a variety of theoretical perspectives discuss adult age differences in a wide range of cognitive skills. Of special interest is the extent to which aging effects on performance are... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.95
In this groundbreaking book, Tanya Luhrmann -- among the most admired of young American anthropologists -- brings her acute intelligence and her sophisticated powers of observation to bear on the world of psychiatry. On the basis of extensive interviews with patients and doctors, as well as day-to-day investigative fieldwork in residency programs,... more...
- Smithsonian 2011; US$ 32.95
The Scots are one of the world's greatest nations of emigrants. For centuries, untold numbers of men, women, and children have sought their fortunes in every conceivable walk of life and in every imaginable climate. All over the British Empire, the United States, and elsewhere, the Scottish contribution to the development of the modern world has been... more...