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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 120.00
What counts as ethnography and what counts as good ethnographic methodology are both highly contested. This volume brings together chapters presenting a diversity of views on some of the current debates and developments in the field. It does not try to present a single coherent view but, through its heterogeneity, illustrates the strength and impact... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 144.95
Practical Statistics for Geographers and Earth Scientists provides an introductory guide to the principles and application of statistical analysis in context. This book helps students to gain the level of competence in statistical procedures necessary for independent investigations, field-work and other projects. The aim is to explain statistical... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 7.95
The 1950s was the first decade when American fashion became truly American. The United States had always relied on Europe for its style leads, but during World War II, when necessity became the mother of invention, the country had to find its own way. American designers looked to what American women needed and found new inspirations for American fashion... more...
The Growth of "New London" in Suburban Middlesex (1918-1945) and the Response of the Church of EnglandThe Edwin Mellen Press 2007; US$ 179.95
This groundbreaking book sheds much-needed light on the neglected ecclesiastical history of urban England in the twentieth century. Working from detailed field evidence Rex Walford has investigated the fate of the Church of England in suburban Middlesex (New London north of the Thames) between the two World Wars. Quite contrary to a widely-held... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This book presents a valuable and authoritative evaluation of the real impact Labour?s two terms have had on the British education system. On the 1st May 1997 the British electorate witnessed a watershed moment. After an eighteen year Conservative rule, a New Labour government took office. When asked what his top three priorities were for the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
The United Kingdom General Election on 1st May 1997 gave a landslide victory to a re-vitalised Labour Party. Tony Blair became Prime Minister with a huge Commons majority of 179 over all other parties. Such a majority meant that extensive changes of policy could be implemented with little effective opposition. During the election campaign Tony... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 110.00
Can privilege be bought? Arguments have raged over whether private education in the UK is ?the cement in the wall? dividing British society, or whether parental choice is, as has also been argued ?a key component of a free society?. The author here describes the traditional private sector schools, paying attention to the ways in which parents can... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
Britain?s public (that is, its major independent) schools have a conspicuous role in the country?s social system, and as a result are the subject of a long-standing political debate. The discussion is generally founded on a stereotyped image of what these school may have been like in the 1950s ? this books shows how they were in the late 1980s. It... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00
This collection of specially commissioned articles exposes the practical and personal influences on the process of doing sociology of education. All of the authors have been involved in conducting well know major research projects, and discuss here the pitfalls and problems, conflicts and compromises that went into doing their particular research.... more...