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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$ 59.95

    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$ 43.95

    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$ 54.95

    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...

  • Environmental Rightsby Chris Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    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$ 47.95

    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...

  • Challenges of Labourby Chris Wrigley

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    This collection of essays, all published for the first time in English, provide a fresh look at the critical years of 1917-1920 when revolutionary activity and working-class unrest was rife in Europe. Written by leading authorities in the field, the collection gives wide European coverage, examining developments in the rural provinces and key cities... more...

  • The Governance of Public and Non-Profit Organizationsby Chris Cornforth

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95

    Governing boards play a crucial role in ensuring that public and non-profit organizations are publicly accountable and perform well. Until now, there have been relatively few detailed empirical studies of what boards do in practice, but this book fills that gap by bringing together analyses based upon some of the best recent empirical studies. Using... more...

  • Postsocialist Cinema in Post-Mao Chinaby Chris Berry

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book argues that the fundamental shift in Chinese Cinema away from Socialism and towards Post-Socialism can be located earlier than the emergence of the "Fifth Generation" in the mid-eighties when it is usually assumed to have occured. By close analysis of films from the 1949-1976 Maoist era in comparison with 1976-81 films representing the Cultural... more...

  • Gob's Griefby Chris Adrian

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 16.95

    In the summer of 1863, Gob and Tomo Woodhull, eleven-year-old twin sons of Victoria Woodhull, agree to together forsake their home and family in Licking County, Ohio, for the glories of the Union Army. But on the night of their departure for the war, Gob suffers a change of heart, and Tomo is forced to leave his brother behind. Tomo falls in as a bugler... more...