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- University of Georgia Press 2013; US$ 24.95
Like the occupants of the children's table at a family dinner, scholars working in childhood studies can seem sidelined from the "adult" labor of humanities scholarship. The Children's Table brings together scholars from architecture, philosophy, law, and literary and cultural criticism to provide an overview of the innovative work... more...
- Allen & Unwin 1985; US$ 15.45
For more than a century, Australians have addressed expectations of social justice to their governments and have had to live with the consequences. Winners and Losers looks at how changing circumstances have generated changing popular aspirations, and how these in turn have been translated into public policy. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
Bringing together sociology of the body with powerful examinations of educational theory and social class, Henry examines how children's experiences of school and pedagogy are shaped by their bodies and the ideas of social class and class identity that their bodies carry. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Creativity is said to be the fuel of the contemporary economy. Dynamic industries such as film, music, television and design have changed the fortunes of entire cities, from Nashville to Los Angeles, Barcelona to Brisbane and beyond. Yet creativity remains mercurial ? it is at the heart of industrial innovation and can attract investment, but it is... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 32.99
The essays in this collection challenge the predominant image of working class people in higher education by providing a series of analyses and personal commentaries from a wide range of working class academics. Reflections From the Wrong Side of the Tracks imparts a critical and substantial narrative about what it means to be from the working class... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 29.72
This study considers the institution of Freemasonry from the point of view of both masons and their critics, as well as from the author's own. In the first section, it gives an outline of masonic history, from the foundation of the Grand Lodge in Covent Garden in 1717 through its major role in Enlightenment Europe and the American War of Independence,... more...
- Aarhus University Press 2009; US$ 25.66
Social ulighed sætter tidligt ind i livet. Vi er alt for godt klar over, at børns livschancer og muligheder ikke er ens, men afhænger af forældrebaggrund. Samtidig ved vi fra internationale studier, at massive interventioner over for socialt udsatte børn har målbare og vedvarende effekter. Det omgivende samfund kan faktisk gøre en forskel. Spørgsmålet... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 90.00
With cities rapidly encroaching onto surrounding lands, the notion of eco-city proposes an innovative yet pragmatic approach to designing, building and operating cities in a way that the destructive impact of human urban activity upon nature will be significantly reduced. This book comprises of papers from a workshop organized by the East Asian Institute... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
The first research-based book on the efficacy of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for older adults, presenting academics, students and professionals with robust new evidence to support MBSR's positive impact on older people's wellbeing and valuable guidance on how to tailor MBSR programmes to meet the particular needs of this group. more...
- Digital Scanning, Inc. 2000; US$ 4.95
George Catlin was an American painter and writer. In 1823 he gave up his law practice to pursue his self-taught art, painting portraits in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and Albany, New York. After meeting a tribal delegation of Native Americans from the Far West he became eager to preserve the vanishing tribes and customs of the Native Americans... more...