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  • Anatomy & Physiology: Therapy Basics Fourth Editionby Helen McGuinness

    Hodder Education 2012; Not Available

    Give your students the accessible and authoritative introduction to anatomy and physiology they need with this bestselling textbook. This edition, written by a well-known expert in the field and known for the breadth and depth of knowledge it provides, is in line with all the latest specifications for all major awarding bodies of beauty therapy,... more...

  • The Skin That We Speakby Lisa Delpit; Joanne Kilgour Dowdy

    The New Press 2008; US$ 17.95

    Introduction LISA DELPIT In a study conducted in 1974 to assess the development of attitudes in preschool children toward “Black English? (BE)and “Standard English? (SE), Marilyn Rosenthal, the researcher, painted two identical cardboard boxes with similarly drawn faces. Two tapes had previously been made by the same bi-dialectal African American... more...

  • Course in General Linguisticsby Ferdinand de Saussure; Wade Baskin; Perry Meisel; Haun Saussy

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 28.99

    This new edition of Ferdinand de Saussure's Course in General Linguistics (1916) is the first critical edition of Saussure to appear in English. It also restores Wade Baskin's delightful original English translation (1959), which has long been unavailable. The founder of modern linguistics, Saussure inaugurated semiology, structuralism, and deconstruction... more...

  • Mind, Brain and Education in Reading Disordersby Kurt W. Fischer; Jane Holmes Bernstein; Mary Helen Immordino-Yang

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 40.00

    Explains why reading disorders have been hard to identify and how mind, brain and education can help to understand them. more...

  • Soziologie der Kommunikationby Stefanie Averbeck-Lietz

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 42.00

    Scholars began to reflect about the social changes brought about by communication and mass media in the 20 th century. This book relates conceptions of the sociology of communication drawn from the works of classical sociologists, including Max Weber, Ferdinand Tönnies, Ernst Mannheim, Jürgen Habermas, and Thomas Luckmann to contemporary... more...

  • Language MOOCsby Elena Martín-Monje; Elena Bárcena

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    This pioneering book presents initial analysis of the theoretical and methodological issues underlying LMOOCs and gives empirical evidence of their potential for the development of language communicative competences. It offers a broad view of LMOOC research with respect to the geographical and institutional origin of its authors and on... more...

  • Uncertain Futuresby Ignasi Clemente

    Wiley 2015; US$ 99.95

    This book examines children and young people’s attempts to participate in conversations about their own treatment throughout uncertain cancer trajectories, including the events leading up to diagnosis, treatment, remission, relapse, and cure or death. Clearly and compellingly written, Clemente provides new methods for examining cancer communication,... more...

  • The Pragmatics of Quoting Now and Thenby Jenny Arendholz; Wolfram Bublitz; Monika Kirner-Ludwig

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    This volume offers a fresh view on quoting in old and new texts. In showing timeless similarities and key differences, its authors adopt both synchronic and diachronic perspectives to pinpoint the formal and functional evolution of quoting and to trace trends in linguistic variation. more...

  • How to Analyse Textsby Ronald Carter; Angela Goddard

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    How to Analyse Texts is the essential introductory textbook and toolkit for language analysis. This book shows the reader how to undertake detailed, language-focussed, contextually sensitive analyses of a wide range of texts ? spoken, written and multimodal. The book constitutes a flexible resource which can be used in different ways across a range... more...

  • Descriptosaurus: Action & Adventureby Alison Wilcox

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 33.95

    Descriptosaurus: Action & Adventure builds on the vocabulary and descriptive phrases introduced in the original bestselling Descriptosaurus and, within the context of adventure stories, develops the structure and use of the words and phrases to promote colourful cinematic writing. This essential guide will enable children to take their writing... more...