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- Margaret K. McElderry Books 2013; US$ 13.99
Danger and betrayal, love and loss, secrets and enchantment are woven together in the breathtaking finale to the #1 New York Times bestselling Infernal Devices Trilogy, prequel to the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series. Danger intensifies for the Shadowhunters as the New York Times bestselling Infernal Devices trilogy comes... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45
Ashraf Ghani and Clare Lockhart have taken an active part in the effort to save failed states for many years, serving as World Bank officials, as advisers to the UN, and as high-level participants in Afghanistan. In Fixing Failed States , they described the issue--vividly and convincingly--offering an on-the-ground picture of why past efforts have... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 7.39
LORA LEIGH "Hannah's Luck" When burglars try to break into her home, kindergarten teacher Hannah Brookes is lucky to have Sheriff Rick Grayson on her side. Especially when their mutual attraction leads to distraction... RED GARNIER "Reckless" Police detective Zach Rivers isn't the only man in Phoenix who's obsessed with the beautiful Paige... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 58.95
This accessible textbook offers students the opportunity to explore for themselves a wide range of sociolinguistic issues relating to the Spanish language and its role in societies around the world. It is written for undergraduate students who have a sound practical knowledge of Spanish but who have little or no knowledge of linguistics or sociolinguistics.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95
Spanish is now the third most widely spoken language in the world after English and Chinese. This book traces how and why Spanish has arrived at this position, examining its role in the diverse societies where it is spoken from Europe to the Americas. Providing a comprehensive survey of language issues in the Spanish-speaking world, the book outlines... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 41.00
This volume considers the spread of Spanish today and particularly its role in the processes of globalization. Spanish is frequently dominant in contact with other languages. But how contested is its hegemony and how far does it threaten other languages? How are these other minoritized languages faring in a world of few strong, global languages? more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 40.00
The contributors investigate the workings of language ideologies in relation to other social processes in a globalizing world. They explore in detail the specific ways in which language ideologies underpin language policy and the relationship between public policies and individual practices, with particular attention to Europe. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 135.00
This chapter provides a commentary on the other contributions in the volume by relatingthem to current dilemmas facing language testers working in policy areas involvingimmigration and citizenship. It is argued that the overt construct of language tests forcitizenship (proficiency in the dominant national language, proposed on the grounds ofthe welfare... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95
Could CRT provide the first structured method of alleviating cognitive deficits associated with schizophrenia? Cognitive Remediation Therapy for Schizophrenia describes the background and development of this new psychological therapy and demonstrates how it provides the first structured help to overcome the thinking problems associated with schizophrenia.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95
This comprehensive study of women anti-slavery campaigners fills a serious gap in abolitionist history. Covering all stages of the campaign, Women Against Slavery uses hitherto neglected sources to build up a vivid picture of the lives, words and actions of the women who were involved, and their distinctive contribution to the abolitionist movement.... more...