Study Skills Products

  • Knowledge and Skills

    Living Confidently with Dyslexia

    By Ginny Stacey, Sally Fowler

    Knowledge and skills provides an overview of learning in dyslexic/SpLD individuals, and will focus on the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills. This book presents an innovative new approach to living confidently with dyslexia/SpLD. In this unique book, the authors draw on…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Donna Haraway's A Cyborg Manifesto

    By Christien Garcia

    Haraway’s ‘Cyborg Manifesto’ is a key postmodern text and is widely taught in many disciplines as one of the first texts to embrace technology from a leftist and feminist perspective using the metaphor of the cyborg to champion a socialist, postmodern, and anti-identitarian politics. Until Haraway’…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Handbook of College Reading and Study Strategy Research

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Rona F. Flippo, Thomas W. Bean

    The most comprehensive and up-to-date source available for college reading and study strategy practitioners and administrators, the Third Edition reflects and responds to changing demographics as well as politics and policy concerns in the field since the publication of the previous edition. In…

    Paperback – 2018-05-25 
    Routledge

  • Postsecondary Educational Opportunities for Students with Special Education Needs

    Edited by Mary Ruth Coleman, Michael Shevlin

    The decision to go to college is a big one. It signifies a transition into young adulthood and the increasing expectations for independence that can feel exciting, liberating, and daunting! For students with disabilities this transition may be even more challenging. Despite the challenges, more and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-21 
    Routledge

  • James Surowiecki's The Wisdom of Crowds

    Why the Many are Smarter than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economics, Societies, and Nations

    By Nikki Springer

    In The Wisdom of Crowds, New Yorker columnist, Surowiecki, explores the question of whether the many are better than an elite few – no matter their qualifications – at solving problems, promoting innovation and making wise decisions. Surowiecki’s text uses multiple case studies and touches on the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-18 
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Roland Barthes's The Death of the Author

    By Laura Seymour

    Roland Barthes’s 1967 essay, Death of the Author, argues against the traditional practice of incorporating the intentions and biographical context of an author into textual interpretation because of the resultant limitations imposed on a text. Hailing ‘the birth of the reader,’ Barthes posits a new…

    Paperback – 2018-05-18 
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Michel Foucault's What is an Author?

    By Tim Smith-Laing

    Michel Foucault’s 1969 essay “What is an Author?” sidesteps the stormy arguments surrounding “intentional fallacy” and the “death of the author,” offering an entirely different way of looking at texts. Foucault points out that all texts are written but not all are discussed as having “authors”. So…

    Paperback – 2018-05-18 
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar's The Madwoman in the Attic

    The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination

    By Rebecca Pohl

    The 1979 publication of Susan Gubar and Sandra M. Gilbert’s ground-breaking study The Madwoman in the Attic marked a founding moment in feminist literary history as much as feminist literary theory. In their extensive study of nineteenth-century women’s writing, Gubar and Gilbert offer radical…

    Paperback – 2018-05-18 
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Stephen Greenblatt's Renaissance Self-Fashioning

    From More to Shakespeare

    By Liam Haydon

    What is a self? Greenblatt argues that the 16th century saw the awakening of modern self-consciousness, the ability to fashion an identity out of the culture and politics of one’s society. In a series of brilliant readings, Greenblatt shows how identity is constructed in the work of Shakespeare,…

    Paperback – 2018-05-18 
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's Epistemology of the Closet

    By Christien Garcia

    In this book, Sedgwick examines texts from Europe and America such as Wilde, Nietzsche and Proust and considers the historical moment when sexual orientation came to be as important a signifier of personhood as gender had been for centuries. In doing this, Sedgwick provides a history of sexuality…

    Paperback – 2018-05-18 
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Friedrich Schleiermacher's On Religion

    Speeches to its Cultured Despisers

    By Ruth Jackson

    On Religion is a major text for the development of modern religious thought in the West and its author, German theologian Friedrich Schleiermacher, is remembered as the Father of Modern Protestant Theology, as well as for his contributions to philosophy, ethics and hermeneutics. Comprising five…

    Hardback – 2018-05-18 
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Augustine of Hippo’s The City of God Against the Pagans

    By Jonathan D. Teubner

    The City of God against the Pagans is a central text in the Western intellectual tradition. Made up of twenty-two lengthy books, Augustine wrote his masterpiece over a thirteen-year period during which the Western Roman Empire began to unravel. The first ten books are a critique of pagan religion…

    Paperback – 2018-05-18 
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

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