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  • Hubris and Progress: A Future Born of Presumption book cover

    Hubris and Progress

    A Future Born of Presumption, 1st Edition

    By Carlo Bordoni

    This book explores the ancient question of why man seeks to go beyond his limits. A presumptuous tendency known by the ancient Greeks as hubris and believed to be punished by the gods, it developed from a need for our survival to a habit, as humanity has subdued animals, dominated nature, increased…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Communicating Populism: Comparing Actor Perceptions, Media Coverage, and Effects on Citizens in Europe book cover

    Communicating Populism

    Comparing Actor Perceptions, Media Coverage, and Effects on Citizens in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carsten Reinemann, James Stanyer, Toril Aalberg, Frank Esser, Claes H. de Vreese

    The studies in this volume conceptualize populism as a type of political communication and investigate it comparatively, focusing on (a) politicians’ and journalists’ perceptions, (b) media coverage, and (c) effects on citizens. This book presents findings from several large-scale internationally…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media, Communication, and Politics

  • Teaching Language as Action in the ELA Classroom book cover

    Teaching Language as Action in the ELA Classroom

    1st Edition

    By Richard Beach, Faythe Beauchemin

    This book explores English language arts instruction from the perspective of language as "social actions" that students and teachers enact with and toward one another to create supportive, trusting relations between students and teachers, and among students as peers. Departing from a code-based…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    Routledge

  • Professionalism in the Built Heritage Sector: Edited Contributions to the International Conference on Professionalism in the Built Heritage Sector, February 5-8, 2018, Arenberg Castle, Leuven, Belgium book cover

    Professionalism in the Built Heritage Sector

    Edited Contributions to the International Conference on Professionalism in the Built Heritage Sector, February 5-8, 2018, Arenberg Castle, Leuven, Belgium, 1st Edition

    Edited by Koen van Balen, Aziliz Vandesande

    Professionalism entails the conduct, aims and qualities that characterise a profession. The term is also used to describe education and training standards for the knowledge and skills necessary to perform a specific profession. In practice, professional standards of practice and ethics are agreed…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Handbook on Native American Justice Issues book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Native American Justice Issues

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Armand French

    Native Americans are disproportionately represented as offenders in the U.S. criminal justice system. Routledge Handbook on Native American Justice Issues is an authoritative volume that provides an overview of the state of American Indigenous populations and their contact with justice concerns and…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    Routledge

  • The Soul of Narcissism book cover

    The Soul of Narcissism

    1st Edition

    By Christian Fierens

    The notion of narcissism introduced by Sigmund Freud has become a victim of its own success. On the one hand, with its emphasis on self-love and new forms of well-being, it can take the form of a celebration of the self. On the other, with its range of negatively associated character traits, it has…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    Routledge

  • Nuclear Disarmament: A Critical Assessment book cover

    Nuclear Disarmament

    A Critical Assessment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bård Nikolas Vik Steen, Olav Njølstad

    This volume, Nuclear Disarmament, provides a comprehensive overview of nuclear disarmament and a critical assessment of the way forward. Comprising essays by leading scholars on nuclear disarmament, the book highlights arguments in favour and against a world without nuclear weapons (global…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • The Application of Contracts in Developing Offshore Oil and Gas Projects book cover

    The Application of Contracts in Developing Offshore Oil and Gas Projects

    1st Edition

    By Philip Loots, Donald Charrett

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the key aspects and contracts involved in the process of developing oil and gas projects, with an emphasis on offshore developments. Project development in oil and gas carries with it numerous unique risks and challenges. By identifying and managing…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    Informa Law from Routledge

  • Big Data for Qualitative Research book cover

    Big Data for Qualitative Research

    1st Edition

    By Kathy A. Mills

    Big Data for Qualitative Research covers everything small data researchers need to know about big data, from the potentials of big data analytics to its methodological and ethical challenges. The data that we generate in everyday life is now digitally mediated, stored, and analyzed by web sites,…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Inquiry at a Crossroads: Political, Performative, and Methodological Reflections book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry at a Crossroads

    Political, Performative, and Methodological Reflections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K. Denzin, Michael D. Giardina

    Qualitative Inquiry at a Crossroads critically reflects on the ever-changing dynamics of qualitative research in the contemporary moment. We live at a crossroads in which the spaces for critical civic discourse are narrowing, in which traditional political ideologies are now questioned: there is no…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

  • Post-war Dilemmas of Sri Lanka: Democracy and Reconciliation book cover

    Post-war Dilemmas of Sri Lanka

    Democracy and Reconciliation, 1st Edition

    By S. I. Keethaponcalan

    By investigating Sri Lanka as a case study, this book examines whether democracy, compared to authoritarianism, is conducive to post-war reconciliation. The research, founded on primary as well as secondary data, concludes that political systems have little to do with the success or failure of…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Europa Perspectives in Transitional Justice

  • Academics Writing: The Dynamics of Knowledge Creation book cover

    Academics Writing

    The Dynamics of Knowledge Creation, 1st Edition

    By Karin Tusting, Sharon McCulloch, Ibrar Bhatt, Mary Hamilton, David Barton

    Academics Writing recounts how academic writing is changing in the contemporary university, transforming what it means to be an academic and how, as a society, we produce academic knowledge. Writing practices are changing as the academic profession itself is reconfigured through new forms of…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    Routledge

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