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  • Schizophrenia: A Very Short Introductionby Chris Frith; Eve C. Johnstone

    OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 7.99 US$ 7.19

    This book describes what schizophrenia is really like, how the illness progresses and the treatments that have been applied. It also summarizes the most up-to-date knowledge available about the biological bases of this disorder. Finally, it attempts to give some idea of what it is like to have schizophrenia and what this disorder tells us about the... more...

  • Responding to Domestic Violenceby Eve S. Buzawa; Carl G. Buzawa; Evan Stark

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 55.00 US$ 50.50

    This new edition of the bestselling Responding to Domestic Violence explores the response to domestic violence today, not only by the criminal justice system, but also by public and non-profit social service and health care agencies. After providing a brief theoretical overview of the causes of domestic violence and its prevalence in our society,... more...

  • On the Home Frontby Kate Darian-Smith

    Melbourne University Publishing 2009; US$ 10.18

    What really happened on the Australian home front during the Second World War? For the people of Melbourne these were years of social dislocation and increased government interference in all aspects of daily life. On the Home Front is the story of their work, leisure, relationships and their fears?for by 1942 the city was pitted with air raid trenches,... more...

  • Children, Childhood and Cultural Heritageby Kate Darian-Smith; Carla Pascoe

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    Children, Childhood and Cultural Heritage explores how the everyday experiences of children, and their imaginative and creative worlds, are collected, interpreted and displayed in museums and on monuments, and represented through objects and cultural lore. Young people constitute up to half the population of any given society, but their lives are... more...

  • Conciliation on Colonial Frontiersby Kate Darian-Smith; Penelope Edmonds

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Spanning the late 18th century to the present, this volume explores new directions in imperial and postcolonial histories of conciliation, performance, and conflict between European colonizers and Indigenous peoples in Australia and the Pacific Rim, including Aotearoa New Zealand, Hawaii and the Northwest Pacific Coast. It examines cultural "rituals"... more...

  • Designing Schoolsby Kate Darian-Smith; Julie Willis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Designing Schools explores the close connections between the design of school buildings and educational practices throughout the twentieth century to today. Through international cases studies that span the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australia, this volume examines historical innovations in school architecture and situates these within changing... more...

  • Text, Theory, Spaceby Kate Darian-Smith; Liz Gunner; Sarah Nuttall

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    Text, Theory, Space is a landmark in post-colonial criticism and theory. Focusing on two white settler societies, South Africa and Australia, the contributors investigate the meaning of 'the South' as an aesthetic, political, geographical and cultural space. Drawing upon a wide range of disciplines which include literature, history, urban and cultural... more...

  • Use of Language Across the Secondary Curriculumby Eve Bearne

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    Educational policy is becoming more concerned with the need to ensure that people leave school or college fully literate. We need good oral communicators in the workplace, and being able to understand and respond to different kinds of language is vital in today's society. Included here is a detailed and highly readable account of the ways in which... more...

  • Making Progress in Englishby Eve Bearne

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 85.00

    This manual is designed to help teachers establish a principled framework for developing English at Key Stages 1 and 2. Covering all aspects of English, it will help teachers raise standards of achievement in pupils at all levels of fluency and confidence. The author uses case study material to relate theory to practice, covering issues such as classroom... more...

  • Use of Language Across the Primary Curriculumby Eve Bearne

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    This book offers practical advice and guidance on how children can be helped to use language to transform knowledge and experience into understanding across the curriculum, and thus become active learners. In addition to the core subjects, opportunities in music, P.E., I.T. and design technology are examined in the context of the interrelationship... more...