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  • The Projectification of the Public Sector book cover

    The Projectification of the Public Sector

    1st Edition

    Edited by Damian Hodgson, Mats Fred, Simon Bailey, Patrik Hall

    In recent decades, we have witnessed an increasing use of projects and similar temporary modes of organising in the public sector of nations in Europe and around the world. While for some this is a welcome development which unlocks entrepreneurial zeal and renders public services more flexible and…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Power, Politics, and Society: An Introduction to Political Sociology book cover

    Power, Politics, and Society

    An Introduction to Political Sociology, 2nd Edition

    By Betty A Dobratz, Lisa K Waldner, Timothy Buzzell

    Power, Politics and Society: An Introduction to Political Sociology discusses how sociologists have organized the study of politics into conceptual frameworks, and how each of these frameworks foster a sociological perspective on power and politics in society. This includes discussing how…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge

  • A Comparison of Eastern and Western Parenting: Programmes, Policies and Approaches book cover

    A Comparison of Eastern and Western Parenting

    Programmes, Policies and Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Low Yiu Tsang Andrew

    Parenting adolescents is a challenging task for parents. Professionals offer a range of support and parenting programmes to support parents. However, the importance of culturally adapting parenting programmes to benefit parents and their adolescent children hasn’t always been understood. This book…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Listening to Children's Advice about Starting School and School Age Care book cover

    Listening to Children's Advice about Starting School and School Age Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Dockett, Johanna Einarsdottir, Bob Perry

    Reflecting the importance of drawing on children’s perspectives to shape professional practice, this book offers a nuanced approach to understanding the aims, implications and practicalities of accessing and incorporating children’s perspectives in pedagogial practices relating to transitions.…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge
    Towards an Ethical Praxis in Early Childhood

  • Women's Studies: The Basics book cover

    Women's Studies: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Bonnie G. Smith

    Women’s Studies: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the pathbreaking and cross-disciplinary study of women—past and present. Tracing the history of the field from its origins, this revised and updated text sets out the main topics making up the discipline, exploring its global development…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The Routledge Companion to Management and Workplace Spirituality book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Management and Workplace Spirituality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joan Marques

    The Routledge Companion to Management and Workplace Spirituality provides readers with a broad, cutting-edge overview of the discipline of management spirituality and religion (MSR). Marques has gathered leading scholars from around the world who share their insights and research on important…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Faculty Perspectives on Vocational Training in South Africa: Lessons and Innovations from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology book cover

    Faculty Perspectives on Vocational Training in South Africa

    Lessons and Innovations from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eunice N. Ivala, Chaunda L. Scott

    The Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) is one of four Universities of Technology established by the South African government in 2005 with a focus on vocational training. This book presents faculty experiences of CPUT’s innovative, work-integrated learning and teaching model, as well as…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge

  • Strategic Leadership of Change in Higher Education book cover

    Strategic Leadership of Change in Higher Education

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Marshall

    The contributors to this book are all leaders in their field – senior executives who have successfully led pan-university initiatives. Providing examples of bold initiatives and an analysis of their implementation, this book helps the reader reflect on how they might wish to proceed, authentically,…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge

  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Perspectives on Development and the Life Course book cover

    Human Behavior in the Social Environment

    Perspectives on Development and the Life Course, 5th Edition

    By Anissa Taun Rogers

    The fifth edition of Human Behavior in the Social Environment takes students through the life course perspective to give a concise, compact treatment of human behavior. The text also comes with a rich companion website that includes support materials and six unique cases that encourage students…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge
    New Directions in Social Work

  • Schenkerian Analysis: Perspectives on Phrase Rhythm, Motive and Form book cover

    Schenkerian Analysis

    Perspectives on Phrase Rhythm, Motive and Form, 2nd Edition

    By David Beach

    Schenkerian Analysis: Perspectives on Phrase Rhythm, Motive and Form, Second Edition is a textbook directed at all those—whether beginners or more advanced students—interested in gaining understanding of and facility at applying Schenker’s ideas on musical structure. It begins with an overview of…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Play as Pedagogy book cover

    Rethinking Play as Pedagogy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophie Alcock, Nicola Stobbs

    The conceptualisation and practice of play is considered core to early childhood pedagogy. In this essential text, contributors from a range of countries and cultures explore how play might be defined, encouraged and interpreted in early childhood settings and practice. Rethinking Play as Pedagogy…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge
    Thinking About Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education

  • Screening Characters: Theories of Character in Film, Television, and Interactive Media book cover

    Screening Characters

    Theories of Character in Film, Television, and Interactive Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Riis, Aaron Taylor

    Characters are central to our experiences of screened fictions and invite a host of questions. The contributors to Screening Characters draw on archival material, interviews, philosophical inquiry, and conceptual analysis in order to give new, thought-provoking answers to these queries. Providing…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

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