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  • Dynamo Islandby David Scott

    John Hunt Publishing 2016; US$ 7.99

    At the crossroads of fiction and social theory, the book confronts fundamental issues facing Western civilization in the 21st century. more...

  • Always Say Yesby David Scott

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 25.45

    Always Say Yes is the fascinating account of the life of one of Australia's giants of social policy. more...

  • The Art and Aesthetics of Boxingby David Scott

    University of Nebraska Press 2009; US$ 40.00

    What separates the chaos of fighting from the coherent ritual of boxing? According to author David Scott, it is a collection of aesthetic constructions, including the shape of the ring, the predictable rhythm of timed rounds, the uniformity of the boxers’ glamorous attire, and the stylization of the combatants’ posture and punches. In 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...

  • Critical Essays on Major 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...

  • 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...

  • Education, Epistemology and Critical Realismby David Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book addresses fundamental questions in relation to education and its epistemology. The position taken by the author is critical realist; and thus throughout the relationship between education and critical realism is foregrounded. Themes and issues that surface at different times in the book are: a critical realist view of education research;... 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...

  • Gilbert Simondon's Psychic and Collective Individuationby David Scott

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2014; Not Available

    One of the most innovative and brilliant philosophers of his generation, but largely neglected until he was brought to public attention by Gilles Deleuze, Gilbert Simondon presents a challenge to nearly every category and method of traditional philosophy. ' Psychic and Collective Individuation ' is undoubtedly his most important work and its... more...

  • Handbook of India's International Relationsby David Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 60.95

    This Handbook gives an overview of India?s international relations, given the development of India as a major economic power in the world, and the growing interest in the impact of Asia on the international system in the future. Edited by David Scott of Brunel University, and with chapters written by a variety of experts, the Handbook of India?s... more...