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  • Routledge Handbook of Queer Development Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Queer Development Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Corinne L. Mason

    Around the world lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer individuals are subjected to violence and intimidation based on their real or perceived sexuality, gender identity or expression. With those most at risk of human rights violations often living in areas of low economic development,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Written in Exile: Chilean Fiction From 1973-Present book cover

    Written in Exile

    Chilean Fiction From 1973-Present, 1st Edition

    By Ignacio Lopez-Calvo

    On September 11, 1973, Chile's General Pinochet led a quick and brutal military coup ousting the Allende government. Ignacio Lopez-Calvo argues that the rise of the Pinochet dictatorship and the subsequent imprisonment of any Allende sympathizers shaped Chilean narrative into two structural forms:…

    Paperback – 2019-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Old English Prose: Basic Readings book cover

    Old English Prose

    Basic Readings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul E. Szarmach

    With the decline of formalism and its predilection for Old English poetry, Old English prose is leaving the periphery and moving into the center of literary and cultural discussion. The extensive corpus of Old English prose lends many texts of various kinds to the current debates over literary…

    Paperback – 2019-10-28 
    Routledge

  • The Voice of Nature in Ted Hughes’s Writing for Children: Correcting Culture's Error book cover

    The Voice of Nature in Ted Hughes’s Writing for Children

    Correcting Culture's Error, 1st Edition

    By Lorraine Kerslake

    Despite the fame Ted Hughes’s poetry has achieved, there has been surprisingly little critical writing on his children’s literature. This book identifies the importance of Hughes’s children’s writing from an ecocritical perspective and argues that the healing function that Hughes ascribes to nature…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Morphological Processing and Literacy Development: Current Issues and Research book cover

    Morphological Processing and Literacy Development

    Current Issues and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Berthiaume, Daniel Daigle, Alain Desrochers

    Synthesizing a range of studies on morphological processing from the past 30 years, this edited collection presents the current state of knowledge on morphological processing and defines classroom practices to help students conceptualise the role of morphology in reading, spelling, and vocabulary…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11 
    Routledge

  • Images of Imperial Rule book cover

    Images of Imperial Rule

    1st Edition

    By Hugh Ridley

    Originally published in 1983. In the late nineteenth century as the European powers divided the world between themselves and scrambled over Africa, so their writers went with them, recording in fiction, as well as in historical narrative, the events and issues of the colonial expansion. The…

    Paperback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: World Empires

  • Theoretical Issues in Reading Comprehension: Perspectives from Cognitive Psychology, Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence and Education book cover

    Theoretical Issues in Reading Comprehension

    Perspectives from Cognitive Psychology, Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence and Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rand J. Spiro, Bertram C. Bruce, William F. Brewer

    Research in cognitive psychology, linguistics, and artificial intelligence – the three disciplines that have the most direct application to an understanding of the mental processes in reading – is presented in this multilevel work, originally published in 1980, that attempts to provide a systematic…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Psychology of Reading

  • Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity book cover

    Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Jackson, James Dimmock, Josh Compton

    How can we use persuasion methods to make people more physically active and improve their sport and exercise experiences? How can instructors, coaches, athletes, and practitioners most effectively communicate their messages to others? Persuasion and Communication in Sport, Exercise, and Physical…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge

  • The Aesthetics, Poetics, and Rhetoric of Soccer book cover

    The Aesthetics, Poetics, and Rhetoric of Soccer

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ridvan Askin, Catherine Diederich, Aline Bieri

    Soccer has long been known as 'the beautiful game'. This multi-disciplinary volume explores soccer, soccer culture, and the representation of soccer in art, film, and literature, using the critical tools of aesthetics, poetics, and rhetoric. Including international contributions from scholars of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Care Communication: Making a home in a Japanese eldercare facility book cover

    Care Communication

    Making a home in a Japanese eldercare facility, 1st Edition

    By Peter Backhaus

    This book studies communication in institutional eldercare. It is based on audio-recorded interactions between residents and staff in a Japanese care facility. The focus is on the morning care routines, which include getting the residents out of bed and ready for the day. Combining quantitative and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Representations of Slavery in Children’s Picture Books: Teaching and Learning about Slavery in K-12 Classrooms book cover

    Representations of Slavery in Children’s Picture Books

    Teaching and Learning about Slavery in K-12 Classrooms, 1st Edition

    By Raphael E. Rogers

    Drawing on critical race theory, critical race feminism, critical multicultural analysis, and intertextuality this book examines how slavery is represented in contemporary children’s picture books. Through analysis of recently published picture books about slavery, Rogers discusses how these books…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03 
    Routledge

  • Law in the Time of Oxymora: A Synaesthesia of Language, Logic and Law book cover

    Law in the Time of Oxymora

    A Synaesthesia of Language, Logic and Law, 1st Edition

    By Rostam J. Neuwirth

    What do different concepts like true lie, bad luck, honest thief, old news, spacetime, glocalization, symplexity, sustainable development, constant change, soft law, substantive due process, pure law, bureaucratic efficiency and global justice have in common? What connections do they share with…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge

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