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Works: 1,544 works in 1,612 publications in 1 language and 9,606 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Cross-cultural studies  Case studies 
Classifications: P115, 307.14
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Modernist short fiction by women the liminal in Katherine Mansfield, Dorothy Richardson, May Sinclair and Virginia Woolf by Claire Drewery( file )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 865 libraries worldwide
Exploring the short story's relationship to literary Modernism, Claire Drewery considers works by Katherine Mansfield, Dorothy Richardson, May Sinclair, and Virginia Woolf. Drewery argues that the short story is preoccupied with transgressing boundaries, and thus is an ideal genre for examining the Modernist fascination with the liminal. Drewery shows how these writers contribute significantly to the Modernist aesthetic that interrogates identity, the construction of the self, and the relationship between the individual and society
Twentieth-century Chaucer criticism : reading audiences by Kathy Cawsey( file )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 831 libraries worldwide
Cawsey draws on Michel Foucault's concept of the 'author-function' to propose the idea of an 'audience function' which shows the ways critics' concepts of audience affect and condition their criticism. Focusing on six trend-setting Chaucerian scholars, Cawsey identifies the assumptions about Chaucer's audience underpinning each critic's work. In making sense of the confusing and conflicting mass of modern Chaucer criticism, Cawsey provides insights into the development of twentieth-century literary criticism and theory
Theorizing sexuality by Stevi Jackson( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 814 libraries worldwide
"This book surveys and evaluates the sociological contribution to the study of sexuality. It not only maps major theoretical shifts and debates, but also offers a unique examination of the topic that emphasises the sociality of sexuality. In particular, it considers the institutional, biographical and interactional contexts of our sexual lives as well as the cultural significance and everyday practice of sexuality." "The authors contest not only popular understandings of sexuality as natural, but also psychoanalytic explanations and forms of analysis that privilege the cultural construction of sexuality over its everyday social accomplishment. In particular, they challenge the 'specialness' of sexuality within contemporary culture, arguing that sexuality is better understood as a routine part of everyday social life." "The book confronts the anxieties associated with sexuality in the late modern, western world and engages with wider debates on social transformations in late modernity. As such, it provides both an overview of the field of sexuality as well as setting a new agenda for debating the topic"--Jacket
Queer in Europe contemporary case studies by Lisa Downing( file )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 757 libraries worldwide
Queer in Europe takes stock of the intellectual and social status and treatment of queer in the New Europe of the twenty-first century, addressing the ways in which the Anglo-American term and concept 'queer' is adapted in different national contexts. Bringing together contributions by carefully chosen relevant experts, this book explores key aspects of queer in a range of European countries. The first volume in English devoted to the exploration of queer in Europe, this book makes an important intervention in contemporary queer studies
Stereo comparative perspectives on the sociological study of popular music in France and Britain ( file )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 718 libraries worldwide
French, British and American research into popular music has coexisted - with considerable cross-fertilization - for many years, but the barriers of language and different academic traditions have made it hard for French and anglophone researchers to fully appreciate the ways in which popular music has developed in their respective countries. This volume provides a comparative and contrastive perspective on popular music and its study in France and the UK
Contemporary American cinema by Linda Ruth Williams( file )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
A study of mainstream and nontraditional film since 1960. Aimed at film students and general readers interested in this art form, this work pulls together the writings of the world's leading film scholars to provide an introduction to postclassical American film. It includes a glossary of important terms and suggestions for further reading
A history of intelligence and 'intellectual disability' the shaping of psychology in early modern Europe by C. F Goodey( file )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 534 libraries worldwide
C.F. Goodey traces the interplay between human types and the changing characteristics attributed to them, from the twelfth-century beginnings of European social administration through to the onset of today's formal human science disciplines. In proposing a theory of intellectual disability as historically contingent, this paradigm-shifting work chronicles the modern concept of human intelligence as a cultural creation with roots in the religious and social matrices of early modern Europe
The Ashgate research companion to international criminal law critical perspectives by William Schabas( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
This unique research companion takes a critical approach to a wide variety of theoretical, practical, legal and policy issues surrounding and underpinning the operation of international criminal law as applied by international criminal tribunals. The authors raise issues which are likely to provide the most significant challenges and most promising opportunities for the continuing development of this body of law
Learning to teach in the primary school by James Arthur( file )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Provides support to student teachers on primary ITT, BEd and PGCE courses. This title provides a practical introduction to the teaching skills as well as the underlying theory. It is divided into twenty-three sections and each chapter contains a brief introduction to the key concepts, issues and skills
Creative community organizing a guide for rabble-rousers, activists, and quiet lovers of justice by Si Kahn( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
In this lively and irreverent tour through everyday economic mysteries, premier economist Jared Bernstein helps readers decode economic analysis, navigate through murky ethical quandaries, and make sound economic decisions that reflect their deepest aspirations for themselves, their families, and their country
Debunking economics : the naked emperor dethroned? by Steve Keen( file )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
"Debunking Economics exposes what many non-economists may have suspected and a minority of economists have long known: that economic theory is not only unpalatable, but also plain wrong. When the original Debunking was published back in 2001, the market economy seemed invincible, and conventional 'neoclassical' economic theory basked in the limelight. Steve Keen argued that economists deserved none of the credit for the economy's performance, and that 'the false confidence it has engendered in the stability of the market economy has encouraged policy-makers to dismantle some of the institutions which initially evolved to try to keep its instability within limits'. That instability exploded with the devastating financial crisis of 2007, and now haunts the global economy with the prospect of another Depression. In this radically updated and greatly expanded new edition, Keen builds on his scathing critique of conventional economic theory whilst explaining what mainstream economists cannot: why the crisis occurred, why it is proving to be intractable, and what needs to be done to end it. Essential for anyone who has ever doubted the advice or reasoning of economists, Debunking Economics provides a signpost to a better future."--Publisher's website
Luther and the German reformation, 1517-55 by Keith Randell( file )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Revised and updated for the 2008 Edexcel and OCR AS specifications
Planning and implementing electronic records management : a practical guide by Kelvin Smith( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
"Many organizations are moving away from managing records and information in paper form to setting up electronic records management (ERM) systems. There is a range of reasons for this: economic considerations may be the driver for change, or government policy initiatives may be coming into play. Whatever the situation in your organization, this book provides straightforward, practical guidance on how to prepare for and enable ERM. It sets out and explains the issues organizations need to consider in selecting a system, and the procedures required for effective implementation. Help is also given with the complexities of managing hybrid records during an interim period between paper and electronic record management.The book is divided into three main parts covering the preparation for ERM, and its design and implementation"--P. [4] of cover
Performing dark arts : a cultural history of conjuring by Michael Mangan( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
The no-nonsense guide to the United Nations by Maggie Black( file )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Presenting the entire history of the United Nations, Maggie Black explains how this complex organization works and explores its successes, failings and limitations
Essentials of orthodontics : diagnosis and treatment by Robert N Staley( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Essentials of Orthodontics: Diagnosis and Treatment is designed to help dental students, orthodontic residents, and general dentists understand the basic concepts and procedures essential to the diagnosis, treatment planning, and treatment of patients who have relatively simple malocclusion problems. The authors explain the steps of diagnosing basic orthodontic problems and analyzing dental radiographs and include many forms and charts used by dentists for examination, diagnosis, and appliance design. Readers will learn about the mechanics of how appliances move teeth, the different types of appliances, and the orthodontic materials on the market. Readers will also learn be shown how to take dental impressions, create plaster casts, write laboratory prescriptions for appliances, and how to create fixed and removable appliances
EBL ebook library ( file )
in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Dawson Books, in partnership with EBooks Corporation, introduces Ebook Library - an ebook lending platform developed in collaboration with leading university and research libraries and with academic publishers. Offering content across all subject areas EBL will feature content from major academic publishers worldwide, including titles from Taylor & Francis, Palgrave Macmillan, Cambridge University Press, Kluwer Academic, Springer, World Scientific and others. Ebooks can be viewed online or downloaded to a computer or PDA. EBL offers full-text search capability across the database
Science and religion in dialogue ( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
This two-volume collection of cutting edge thinking about science and religion shows how scientific and religious practices of inquiry can be viewed as logically compatible, complementary, and mutually supportive.: Features submissions by both world-class scientists and philosophers; Discusses a wide range of hotly debated issues, among them Big Bang cosmology, evolution, intelligent design, dinosaurs and creation, general and special theories of relativity, dark energy, the Multiverse Hypothesis, and Super String Theory; Includes articles on stem cell research and Bioethics by William Hurlb
Computational spectroscopy : methods, experiments and applications by Jörg Grunenberg( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Unique in its comprehensive coverage of not only theoretical methods but also applications in computational spectroscopy, this ready reference and handbook compiles the developments made over the last few years, from single molecule studies to the simulation of clusters and the solid state, from organic molecules to complex inorganic systems and from basic research to commercial applications in the area of environment relevance. In so doing, it covers a multitude of apparatus-driven technologies, starting with the common and traditional spectroscopic methods, more recent developments (THz), as
The handbook of bilingualism by Tej K Bhatia( file )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
This handbook provides state-of-the-art treatments of the central issues that arise in consideration of the phenomena of bilingualism ranging from the representation of the two languages in the bilingual individual's brain to the various forms of bilingual education
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