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  • The Lifework and Legacy of Iona and Peter Opie: Research into Children’s Play book cover

    The Lifework and Legacy of Iona and Peter Opie

    Research into Children’s Play, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia C. Bishop, June Factor

    Iona and Peter Opie were twentieth-century pioneers. Their research and writing focused on the folklore of British children – their games, rhymes, riddles, secret languages and every variety of the traditions and inventions of the children’s collective physical and verbal play. Such closely…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    Routledge

  • ISIS Beyond the Spectacle: Communication Media, Networked Publics, and Terrorism book cover

    ISIS Beyond the Spectacle

    Communication Media, Networked Publics, and Terrorism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mehdi Semati, Piotr M. Szpunar, Robert Alan Brookey

    What is ISIS? A quasi-state? A terrorist group? A movement? An ideology? As ISIS has transformed and mutated, gained and lost territory, horrified the world and been its punch line, media have been central to understanding it. The changing, yet constant, relationship between ISIS and the media, as…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    Routledge

  • Slow Journalism book cover

    Slow Journalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Megan Le Masurier

    Slow Journalism has emerged in recent years to enact a critique of the limitations and dangers of the speed of much mainstream contemporary journalistic practice. There have been types of journalism produced and consumed slowly for centuries, of course. What is new is the context of…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

  • German Entanglements in Transatlantic Slavery book cover

    German Entanglements in Transatlantic Slavery

    1st Edition

    Edited by Heike Raphael-Hernandez, Pia Wiegmink

    Germany has long entertained the notion that the transatlantic slave trade and New World slavery involved only other European players. Countering this premise, this collection re-charts various routes of German participation in, profiteering from, and resistance to transatlantic slavery and its…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    Routledge

  • The Future of the Social Investment State: Politics, Policies and Outcomes book cover

    The Future of the Social Investment State

    Politics, Policies and Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marius R. Busemeyer, Caroline de la Porte, Julian L. Garritzmann, Emmanuele Pavolini

    Social investment is part of a strategy to modernize the European welfare states by focusing on human resource development throughout the life-course, while ensuring financial sustainability. The last decades have seen cost containment in areas such as pensions and health care, but also expansion…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Series

  • Ethical Concerns in Sport Governance book cover

    Ethical Concerns in Sport Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Souvik Naha, David Hassan

    Sport governance no longer stirs public opinion only when scandals surface; it has become a persistent concern for a number of stakeholders, such as the media, sport followers, and corporates that produce and sponsor sport. Contemporary sport governance is characterised by tension between sport’s…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Authoritarian Diffusion and Cooperation: Interests vs. Ideology book cover

    Authoritarian Diffusion and Cooperation

    Interests vs. Ideology, 1st Edition

    Edited by André Bank, Kurt Weyland

    To shed light on the global reassertion of authoritarianism in recent years, this volume analyses transnational diffusion and international cooperation among non-democratic regimes. How and with what effect do authoritarian regimes learn from each other? For what purpose and how successfully do…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    Routledge
    Democratization Special Issues

  • Ethical and Inclusive Research with Children book cover

    Ethical and Inclusive Research with Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roseanna Bourke

    The imperative to include children and young people in educational research, and in more participative ways, is educationally important when exploring policy and practice contexts. It is also critical to recognise that children have the right to contribute to debates, and can express their views…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    Routledge

  • Practicing Citizenship in Contemporary China book cover

    Practicing Citizenship in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia Woodman, Zhonghua Guo

    This book examines citizenship as practiced in China today from a variety of angles. Citizenship in China—and elsewhere in the Global South—has often been perceived as either a distorted echo of the ‘real’ democratic version in Europe and North America, or an orientalized ‘other’ that defines what…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    Routledge

  • Design and Analysis in Educational Research: ANOVA Designs in SPSS® book cover

    Design and Analysis in Educational Research

    ANOVA Designs in SPSS®, 1st Edition

    By Kamden K. Strunk, Mwarumba Mwavita

    This book presents an integrated approach to learning about research design alongside statistical analysis concepts. Strunk and Mwavita maintain a focus on applied educational research throughout the text, with practical tips and advice on how to do high-quality quantitative research. Design and…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    Routledge

  • TIME'S NOW for Women Healthcare Leaders: A Guide for the Journey book cover

    TIME'S NOW for Women Healthcare Leaders

    A Guide for the Journey, 1st Edition

    By Patricia A. Gabow

    TIME’S NOW for Women Healthcare Leaders: A Guide for the Journey Women comprise over 80 percent of healthcare frontline employees, but they often hit the proverbial glass ceiling. Only 30 percent of healthcare C-suite Executives and less than 15% of CEOs are women. Moreover, while 51 percent of…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    Productivity Press

  • Large-Scale Construction Project Management: Understanding Legal and Contract Requirements book cover

    Large-Scale Construction Project Management

    Understanding Legal and Contract Requirements, 1st Edition

    By Yan Tan

    A majority of large-scale construction and major infrastructure projects are funded by public funds from taxpayers. However, these projects are often subject to severe delays and cost overruns. Large-Scale Construction Project Management: Understanding Legal and Contract Requirements introduces…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    CRC Press

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