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- Oldcastle Books 2013; US$ 1.33
Sorry old sport, but Gatsby has a bigger house than you, prettier friends than you and a Rolls Royce to cart them all round in. To a backdrop of popping champagne corks and orchestral jazz, our hero bids to buyout his old adversary, perennial jock, Tom Buchanan and reclaim Daisy, his favourite bit of High Society totty. Pulp! The Classics is a new... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
The most familiar assertion of Shakespeare scholarship is that he is our contemporary. Shakespeare After Theory provocatively argues that he is not, but what value he has for us must at least begin with a recognition of his distance from us. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 18.00
In early 2012, the global scientific community erupted with news that the elusive Higgs boson had likely been found, providing potent validation for the Standard Model of how the universe works. Scientists from more than one hundred countries contributed to this discovery—proving, beyond any doubt, that a new era in science had arrived, an era... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95
This book aims to extend the educational literacy of student teachers. It will enable them to deconstruct policy, research and media texts and place them within historical, social and literary contexts. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 58.95
Although the literature of social research covers a vast range of material, there has been little on the role of social theory in educational research. In this respect, David Scott's book covers an important gap in the market, as it focuses on the centrality of social theory in a variety of empirical projects. The volume covers a range of conceptual... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 132.00
An examination of the relationship between curriculum, pedagogy and assessment. It adopts a cross-sector and comparative approach, and provides a critical commentary on policy initiatives in this field. It does not aim to reach a conclusion, but to air the various debates. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 80.00
Considers the varying nature of the professional doctorate, as well as its history, development, and future. Drawing upon comparative case profiles of three professional doctorates, this book explores experiences and issues emerging from their pedagogy. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 66.00
Yaktovil is an elaborate healing ceremony employed by Sinhalas in Sri Lanka to dispel the effects of the eyesight of a pantheon of malevolent supernatural figures known as yakku. Scott?s investigation of yaktovil and yakku within the Sinhala cosmology is also an inquiry into the ways in which anthropology, by ignoring the discursive history of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 45.95
In 1949 Mao Zedong made the historic proclamation that "the Chinese people have stood up". This statement was significant, undoubtedly reflecting the changing nature not only of China?s self-perception, but also of its relationship with the rest of the world. In terms of reducing the imperialist presence of the West and Japan within China, and reasserting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 45.95
This book is a critical appreciation of the work of sixteen leading curriculum theorists, taking account of the writings of a balance of established thinkers and curriculum analysts from the fields of education, philosophy, sociology and psychology. Together these commentators offer a broad perspective with views from the UK, the US and Europe, and... more...