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  • Human Rights Education for Psychologists book cover

    Human Rights Education for Psychologists

    1st Edition

    Edited by Polli Hagenaars, Marlena Plavšić, Nora Sveaass, Ulrich Wagner, Tony Wainwright

    This ground-breaking book is designed to raise awareness of human rights implications in psychology, and provide knowledge and tools enabling psychologists to put a human rights perspective into practice. Psychologists have always been deeply engaged in alleviating the harmful consequences human…

    eBook – 2020-03-12

  • Industrial Tree Plantations and the Land Rush in China: Implications for Global Land Grabbing book cover

    Industrial Tree Plantations and the Land Rush in China

    Implications for Global Land Grabbing, 1st Edition

    By Yunan Xu

    This book analyses the political and economic causes, mechanisms and impacts of the industrial tree plantation boom in China. In the past two decades, the industrial tree plantation sector has been expanding rapidly in China, especially in Guangxi Province. Based on extensive primary data, this…

    eBook – 2020-03-12
    Routledge Studies in Global Land and Resource Grabbing

  • STEM Education in Primary Classrooms: Unravelling Contemporary Approaches in Australia and New Zealand book cover

    STEM Education in Primary Classrooms

    Unravelling Contemporary Approaches in Australia and New Zealand, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Fitzgerald, Carole Haeusler, Linda Pfeiffer

    If you were to peer into a primary school classroom somewhere across Australia and New Zealand, you would be forgiven for thinking that science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education is synonymous with coding and digital technologies. However, while these aspects are important,…

    eBook – 2020-03-12

  • Writing the Land, Writing Humanity: The Maya Literary Renaissance book cover

    Writing the Land, Writing Humanity

    The Maya Literary Renaissance, 1st Edition

    By Charles M. Pigott

    The Maya Literary Renaissance is a growing yet little-known literary phenomenon that can redefine our understanding of "literature" universally. By analyzing eight representative texts of this new and vibrant literary movement, the book argues that the texts present literature as a trans-species…

    eBook – 2020-03-12
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • The Anthropocenic Turn: The Interplay between Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Responses to a New Age book cover

    The Anthropocenic Turn

    The Interplay between Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Responses to a New Age, 1st Edition


    This interdisciplinary volume discusses whether the increasing salience of the Anthropocene concept in the humanities and the social sciences constitutes an "Anthropocenic turn." The Anthropocene discourse creates novel conceptual configurations and enables scholars to re-negotiate and…

    eBook – 2020-03-12
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Virtual Reality Designs book cover

    Virtual Reality Designs

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adriana Peña Pérez Negrón, Graciela Lara López, Héctor Rafael Orozco Aguirre

    Virtual Reality is not real life. Instead it is life-like creations using computer-generated scenarios. Human behavior is replicated in virtual scenarios, where every detail is controlled by computers, and in situations that can be repeated under the same conditions. Based on technology and design,…

    eBook – 2020-03-12
    CRC Press

  • Abundance for What? book cover

    Abundance for What?

    1st Edition

    By David Riesman

    This classic collection of essays by David Riesman discusses the implications of affluence in America. Riesman maintains that the question that should be raised by wealth has shifted over time from how to obtain wealth to how to make use of it. Another key theme concerns issues relevant to higher…

    eBook – 2020-03-12

  • Nations in Transit - 2000-2001: Civil Society, Democracy and Markets in East Central Europe and Newly Independent States book cover

    Nations in Transit - 2000-2001

    Civil Society, Democracy and Markets in East Central Europe and Newly Independent States, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Motyl

    How are democracy and market reforms faring in East Central Europe and the former Soviet Union? Is civil society expanding or shrinking? Are the media free or fettered by official constraints? To what degree are nations governed by the rule of law? Are human rights respected? Do taxation and trade…

    eBook – 2020-03-12

  • Grass Lark: Study of Lafcadio Hearn book cover

    Grass Lark

    Study of Lafcadio Hearn, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Stevenson

    It is remarkable how persistent a "minor" writer may be. He may lack the large vision and universal message of the great writer, but instead possess a clear, true, intense view of particular places, peoples, and situations that renders hi work unique and irreplacable. Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904) is…

    eBook – 2020-03-12

  • History of Higher Education Annual: 1998: The Land-Grant ACT and American Higher Education: Contexts and Consequences book cover

    History of Higher Education Annual: 1998

    The Land-Grant ACT and American Higher Education: Contexts and Consequences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger L. Geiger

    Published in 1998, this is Volume 18 of the Perspectives on the History of Higher Education annual which includes a collection of 7 articles on The Land-Grant Act and American Higher Education: Context and Consequences.…

    eBook – 2020-03-12

  • The Safety of Elderly Drivers: Yesterday's Young in Today's Traffic book cover

    The Safety of Elderly Drivers

    Yesterday's Young in Today's Traffic, 1st Edition

    By J. Peter Rothe

    By the turn of the century, the elderly will comprise about 20 percent of the population in North America, and 28 percent of those who drive. Place this percentage in high-powered automobiles, and the need for planning and policy development becomes evident. Most standard research on elderly…

    eBook – 2020-03-12

  • Thinking Politically: Liberalism in the Age of Ideology book cover

    Thinking Politically

    Liberalism in the Age of Ideology, 1st Edition

    By Raymond Aron

    Thinking Politically brings together a series of remarkable interviews with Raymond Arn that form a political history of our time. Ranging over an entire lifetime, from his youthful experience with the rise of Nazi totalitarianism in Berlin to the dénouement of the cold war. Aron mediates on the…

    eBook – 2020-03-12

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