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  • Sir Walter Scott's The Heart of Midlothianby Sir Walter Scott; David Purdie

    Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 14.95

    Edinburgh, 1736: an indignant crowd has gathered in the Grassmarket to watch the execution of a smuggler.Opening with the start of the Porteous Riots, The Heart of Midlothian is one of Walter Scott's most famous historical novels, featuring murder, madness and seduction.Following his brutal suppression of the spectators, John Porteous, Captain... more...

  • Leveraging Global Value Chains for a Federated Approach to Defenseby David J. Berteau; Scott Miller; Ryan Crotty

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 29.99

    This report focuses on the ways that a federated defense approach can strengthen strategic partnerships and deliver more innovative defense technologies at a lower cost. more...

  • Oracle Database 12c Securityby Scott Gaetjen; David Knox; William Maroulis

    McGraw-Hill Education 2015; US$ 70.00

    Best Practices for Comprehensive Oracle Database Security Written by renowned experts from Oracle's National Security Group, Oracle Database 12c Security provides proven techniques for designing, implementing, and certifying secure Oracle Database systems in a multitenant architecture. The strategies are also applicable to standalone databases.... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuildingby Atalia Omer; R. Scott Appleby; David Little

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 149.99

    This volume provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary account of the scholarship on religion, conflict, and peacebuilding. Looking far beyond the traditional parameters of the field, the contributors engage deeply with the legacies of colonialism, missionary activism, secularism, orientalism, and liberalism as they relate to the discussion of... more...

  • Realism and Educational Researchby David Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95

    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...

  • Reading Educational Research and Policyby David Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Reading Educational Research and Policy will improve the ability of teachers to deconstruct policy, research and media texts. This accessible book examines in turn the message systems through which educational meanings are conveyed in modern society: official policy texts; written media and spoken media. Through understanding how and why messages... more...

  • Curriculum and Assessmentby David Scott

    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...

  • Formations of Ritualby David Scott

    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...

  • China Stands Upby David Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Routledge Falmer Guide to Key Curriculum Theoristsby David Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 55.95

    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...