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  • Football Psychology: From Theory to Practice book cover

    Football Psychology

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erkut Konter, Jürgen Beckmann, Todd M. Loughead

    Presenting an empirically underpinned synthesis of research and theory, while offering guidance for applied practitioners, this is the first book to comprehensively map the psychology of learning, playing, and coaching the world’s favourite sport. The book provides a complete analysis of key topics…

    eBook – 2019-05-01

  • Local Democracy, Journalism and Public Relations: The changing dynamics in local media and public sector communications book cover

    Local Democracy, Journalism and Public Relations

    The changing dynamics in local media and public sector communications, 1st Edition

    By Carmel O'Toole, Adrian Roxan

    This is a critical examination of the impact of sustained large-scale austerity cuts on local government communications in the UK. Budget constraints have left public sector media teams without the resources for robust citizen-facing communications. The "nose for news" has been downgraded and local…

    eBook – 2019-05-01

  • The Unmasking Style in Social Theory book cover

    The Unmasking Style in Social Theory

    1st Edition

    By Peter Baehr

    This book examines the nature of unmasking in social theory, in revolutionary movements and in popular culture. Unmasking is not the same as scientific refutation or principled disagreement. When people unmask, they claim to rip off a disguise, revealing the true beneath the feigned. The author…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Critical Perspectives on Leadership: The Language of Corporate Power book cover

    Critical Perspectives on Leadership

    The Language of Corporate Power, 1st Edition

    By Mark Learmonth, Kevin Morrell

    Within contemporary culture, ‘leadership’ is seen in ways that appeal to celebrated societal values and norms. As a result, it is becoming difficult to use the language of leadership without at the same time assuming its essentially positive, intrinsically affirmative nature. Within organizations,…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge Studies in Leadership Research

  • Health Entrepreneurship: A Practical Guide book cover

    Health Entrepreneurship

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Carrie R. Rich, Mark Vernooij, Seema S. Wadhwa

    The potential for health professionals to learn and practice the process of entrepreneurship to improve the quality of health care and services is enormous and untapped. Health professionals witness first-hand where changes to the health system should be made and where opportunities for improvement…

    eBook – 2019-05-01

  • Questioning Allegiance: Resituating Civic Education book cover

    Questioning Allegiance

    Resituating Civic Education, 1st Edition

    By Liz Jackson

    Education about living in society and in the world is a vital task of schools. Yet such civic education is not always critically examined, and few among us have been encouraged to reflect on our civic education experiences. Around the world, one’s civic education most often looks like a black box.…

    eBook – 2019-05-01

  • Accessible Filmmaking: Integrating translation and accessibility into the filmmaking process book cover

    Accessible Filmmaking

    Integrating translation and accessibility into the filmmaking process, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Romero-Fresco

    Translation, accessibility and the viewing experience of foreign, deaf and blind audiences has long been a neglected area of research within film studies. The same applies to the film industry, where current distribution strategies and exhibition platforms severely underestimate the audience that…

    eBook – 2019-05-01

  • Starting Lean from Scratch: A Senior Leader’s Guide to Beginning and Steering an Organizational Culture Change for Continuous Improvement book cover

    Starting Lean from Scratch

    A Senior Leader’s Guide to Beginning and Steering an Organizational Culture Change for Continuous Improvement, 1st Edition

    By Brent Donald Timmerman

    What if the problem is you? For organizations just preparing to begin a continuous-improvement (CI) journey, the behaviors of the leadership must transform dramatically for the Lean toolkit to succeed. Many organizations invest in training colleagues about the power of the tools but fail to address…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Productivity Press

  • Nurturing Nature and the Environment with Young Children: Children, Elders, Earth book cover

    Nurturing Nature and the Environment with Young Children

    Children, Elders, Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janice Kroeger, Casey Y. Myers, Katy Morgan

    This book, at the intersection of early childhood and reconceptualizing practice, looks at how practitioners, theorists, and teachers are supporting young children to care about the environment differently. Despite the current popularity of post-human perspectives, in social science more broadly…

    eBook – 2019-05-01

  • Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching book cover

    Positive Pedagogy for Sport Coaching

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Light, Stephen Harvey

    Positive Pedagogy is an athlete-centred, inquiry-based approach that transforms the way we understand learning and coaching in sport. This book demonstrates how Positive Pedagogy for sport coaching can be successfully employed across a range of sports and levels of performance, while also providing…

    eBook – 2019-05-01

  • Capacity Development for Improved Water Management book cover

    Capacity Development for Improved Water Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maarten Blokland, Guy Alaerts, Judith Kaspersma, Matt Hare

    This collection of papers explains how knowledge and capacity development can contribute to improved, effective water management with a digest of lessons learned in the areas of development of tools and techniques, field applications and evaluation. The authors are prominent practitioners…

    eBook – 2019-04-30
    CRC Press

  • The Birth Of The Family: An Empirical Enquiry book cover

    The Birth Of The Family

    An Empirical Enquiry, 1st Edition

    By Jerry M. Lewis

    In the Birth of the Family, Dr.Lewis continues one of the most important research projects in clinical psychiatry. It gives a picture of the interweaving of three relationships systems before, during and after the birth of the first child: the martial relationship of the parents, and the…

    eBook – 2019-04-30

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