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  • Thinking Critically about Research

    A Step by Step Approach, 1st Edition

    By Jane Ogden

    We live in an age of unprecedented access to information. The last decade has seen an exponential growth in data and material available, often at the touch of a button. However, this has also made it harder to discern between fact and fiction. What is real and what is fake? What should we believe…

    Paperback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Letters to a New Student

    Tips to Study Smarter from a Psychologist, 1st Edition

    By Gary Wood

    Letters to a New Student is a study skills book with a twist. You decide how to read it. Based on a series of short, informal, problem page letters that you can read in any order, the book uses principles of human psychology, teaching, and coaching practice to offer a refreshing approach to study…

    Paperback – 2018-12-05
    Routledge

  • Donna Haraway's A Cyborg Manifesto

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca Pohl

    Haraway’s ‘A 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 socialist, postmodern, and anti-identitarian politics. Until Haraway’…

    Paperback – 2018-09-28
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The Transfer of Learning

    Participants' Perspectives of Adult Education and Training, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Leberman, Lex McDonald

    The book addresses a crucial issue for all involved in education and training: the transfer of learning to new and different contexts. Educators, employers and learners face the problem of ensuring that what is learnt in the classroom is able to be adapted and used in the workplace. It focuses on…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • David J.Teece's Dynamic Capabilites and Strategic Management

    Organizing for Innovation and Growth, 1st Edition

    By Veselina Stoyanova

    Dynamic Capabilities and Strategic Management is a pioneering book in business studies, one of the most succinct and in-depth examinations of dynamic capabilities, explaining both their foundations and the strategic implications they hold for both academics and practitioners in the field of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The Routledge International Handbook on Narrative and Life History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ivor Goodson, Ari Antikainen, Pat Sikes, Molly Andrews

    In recent decades, there has been a substantial turn towards narrative and life history study. The embrace of narrative and life history work has accompanied the move to postmodernism and post-structuralism across a wide range of disciplines: sociological studies, gender studies, cultural studies,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Roland Barthes's The Death of the Author

    1st Edition

    By Laura Seymour

    Roland Barthes’s 1967 essay, "The 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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-04
    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 of the Handbook of College Reading and Study Strategy Research reflects and responds to changing demographics as well as politics and policy concerns in…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Seyla Benhabib's The Rights of Others

    Aliens, Residents, and Citizens, 1st Edition

    By Burcu Ozcelik

    In The Rights of Others, Benhabib argues that the transnational movement of people across the globe has brought to the fore fundamental dilemmas facing liberal democracies: tension between a state’s commitment to universal human rights, and to its sovereign self-determination and its claims to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • William H. Whyte's The Organization Man

    1st Edition

    By Nikki Springer

    William Whyte’s core idea in The Organization Man is that the Protestant Ethic that characterized financial and personal success in American history had been replaced in modern times by the Social Ethic. This stressed the group as the source of creativity and emphasized that the greatest need of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-05-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Jacques Derrida's Structure, Sign, and Play in the Discourse of Human Sciences

    1st Edition

    By Tim Smith-Laing

    Jacques Derrida’s Structure, Sign, and Play is one of the most controversial and influential philosophical texts of the 20th century. Delivered at a conference on structuralism at Johns Hopkins, the lecture took aim at the critical and philosophical fashions of the time and radically proposing a…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

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