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Language, Society and Power

by Annabelle Mooney & Jean Stilwell Peccei

The essential introductory text for students studying language, this book examines the ways in which language functions in a variety of social contexts: how it influences thought and how it varies according...


Knowledge and Identity

by Gabrielle Ivinson & Brian Davies

What in the digital era is knowledge? Who has knowledge and whose knowledge has value? Drawing on aspects of Bernstein's work that have attracted an international following for many years, the international...


An Intellectual History of Wartime Japan

by Shunsuke Tsurumi

When this book was published in Japanese in 1982 it was awarded the prestigious Jiro Osaragi Prize. It is an important contribution to the understanding of the mental and spiritual world of Japan just over two...


Community Policing

by Michael J Palmiotto

This textbook discusses the role of community-oriented policing, including the police image, public expectations, ethics in law enforcement, community wellness, civilian review boards, and what the community...


The Darfur Conflict

by Osman Suliman

Although it is often simplified as an 'ethnic conflict' in popular media, the current crisis in Darfur can only be superficially defined across ethnic lines. This project diverges from previous studies by addressing...


Implementing Sustainability

by Caroline Miller

New Zealand's Resource Management Act was hailed as a radical new approach to planning; the first to attempt to put environmental concerns ahead of social and economic issues. This book examines the lessons...


Foreign Workers and Law Enforcement in Japan

by Wolfgang Herbert

This is a detailed study of the extent to which an increased influx of foreign workers is a threat to law and order in the context of the data-generating process of police statistics and the media coverage of...


Improving Research through User Engagement

by Mark Rickinson & Judy Sebba

User engagement has become a key part of discussions about the nature and purpose of social science research. In this book the authors provide an authoritative overview of working with users at different stages...


Terrorism and the Olympics

by Anthony Richards & Peter Fussey

The book aims to outline the progress, problems and challenges of delivering a safe and secure Olympics in the context of the contemporary serious and enduring terrorist threat.


Democracy and Foreign Policy

by R Bassett

The Sino-Japanese crisis of 1931-33 provides effective illustrations of wider themes in British Foreign Policy. It might even be said that the general pattern of opinion in the UK at the time was to be reproduced...


The Gates Foundation and the Future of US "Public" Schools

by Philip E Kovacs

What are the implications when the educational policy and priority of public schools are concentrated in ways that foster de-unionization and teacher de-skilling while homogenizing school models and curriculum?...


Industry and Business in Japan

by Kazuo Sato

This volume analyzes Japan's industrial organization both from a historical perspective and by looking in details at specific industries such as iron, steel and the automotive industry. Big business, business...


The Sarashina Diary: A Woman's Life in Eleventh-Century Japan

by Takasue no Musume Sugawara no, Sonja Arntzen & Moriyuki Ito

A thousand years ago, a young Japanese girl embarked on a journey from the wild East Country to the capital. She began a diary that she would continue to write for the next forty years and compile later in life,...


Industrial Collaboration with Japan

by Louis Turner

This study looks at the experiences of European and American companies that have collaborated with their Japanese competitors in the fields of computers, consumer electronics, automobiles and aero-engines, by...


War and Diplomacy in the Japanese Empire

by Tatsuji Takeuchi

This volume is a revealing and careful exposition of the structure and psychology of the Japanese government, from the Emperor down, and the only history of Japanese diplomacy as a cause of war that has ever...


India and the South Asian Strategic Triangle

by Ashok Kapur

This book traces the triangular strategic relationship of India, Pakistan and China over the second half of the twentieth century, showing how two enmities - Sino-Indian and Indo-Pakistani - and one friendship...


Lawyers and the Rule of Law in an Era of Globalization

by Yves Dezalay & Bryant Garth

Lawyers and the Rule of Law in an Era of Globalization focuses on the national and transnational processes transforming both the rule of law and the role of lawyers.


Instructional Strategies for Middle and Secondary Social Studies: Methods, Assessment, and Classroom Management

by Bruce E Larson & Timothy A Keiper

Written explicitly for pre-service social studies teachers, this exciting methods-based text integrates an in-depth look at seven distinct teaching strategies with appropriate management and assessment techniques....


Innovations in Lifelong Learning

by Sue Jackson

Setting out some of the key debates and issues about innovations in lifelong learning, this book critically considers a range of sometimes competing perspectives.


Tanaka: The Making of Postwar Japan

by James Babb

Kakuei Tanaka was the most powerful politician in Japan for nearly two decades, and his followers have dominated Japanese politics for most of the country's recent history. This account of the life and times...