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  • Childhoodby Chris Jenks

    Routledge 1996; US$ 174.00

    In this fascinating book Chris Jenks thoroughly examines the concept of childhood. He focuses on the way the image of the child is played out in society, looking specifically at its image through history and the reality of child abuse. more...

  • Developing Teachersby Chris Day

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.19

    Effective schools or improving schools are fashionable terms in the rhetoric of recent education movements, yet the heart of these movements is often more to do with teaching quality than with school practice. This book takes a holistic view of teacher development, examining the contexts and conditions of teaching: school leadership and culture; teachers'... more...

  • Anthropology and Archaeologyby Chris Gosden

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 36.70

    Anthropolgy and Archaeology provides a valuable and much-needed introduction to the theories and methods of these two inter-related subjects. This volume covers the historical relationship and contemporary interests of archaeology and anthropology. It takes a broad historical approach, setting the early history of the disciplines with the colonial... more...

  • The Thai Economyby Chris Dixon

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 55.06

    The Thai Economy examines the origins and consequences of the Thai economy's accelerated growth since the mid-1980s. The authors place a particular emphasis on the historical development and contemporary economic structure that tends to set Thailand apart from other developing countries. more...

  • Awarenessby Chris Nunn

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 41.95

    Awareness: What it is, What it does is an accessible, up-to-date examination of scientific thinking about the nature of consciousness. Written to be understood by the non-specialist, Chris Nunn begins by describing basic facts about the brain and the physical world. He then examines various theories of consciousness, highlighting their relative strengths... more...

  • Sacred Worldsby Chris Park

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 55.06

    This book, the first in the field for two decades, looks at the relationships between geography and religion. It represents a synthesis of research by geographers of many countries, mainly since the 1960s. No previous book has tackled this emerging field from such a broad, interdisciplinary perspective, and never before have such a variety of detailed... more...

  • Cultural Reproductionby Chris Jenks

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 55.06

    The idea of cultural reproduction was first developed by Bourdieu (1973) who sees the function of the education system as being to reproduce the culture of the dominant classes, thus helping to ensure their continued dominance. Through his concepts of cultural capital' and habitus' Bourdieu's influence spread into other areas of socialization and high... more...

  • Visual Cultureby Chris Jenks

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 39.34

    In Visual Culture the 'visual' character of contemporary culture is explored in original and lively essays. The contributors look at advertising, film, painting and fine art, journalism, photography, television and propaganda. They argue that there is only a social, not a formal relation between vision and truth. more...

  • Environmental Rightsby Chris Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.88

    Environmental Rights offers new perspectives on contemporary debates over rights and environmental issues. It draws on key theories of contemporary philosophers and jurists and case reports from decisions in English, European and US courts. It also examines recent developments within environmental law and policy in the UK and the EU. Specific rights... more...

  • Nineteenth-Century Writings on Homosexualityby Chris White

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 38.01

    Nineteenth-Century Writings on Homosexuality is a comprehensive collection which provides, for the first time in one volume, many texts unavailable outside specialised academic libraries. Chris White has brought together a wide range of primary source material, including prose, poetry, fiction, history and polemic from 1810 to 1914. Nineteenth-Century... more...