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  • Language, Learning, and Culture in Early Childhood

    Home, School, and Community Contexts

    Edited by Ann Anderson, Jim Anderson, Jan Hare, Marianne McTavish

    Complex factors affect young children and their families in today’s increasingly diverse world characterized by globalization, the transnational movement of people, and neo-liberal government policies in western and industrialized countries. This book focuses on three of these factors—culture,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-20 

  • Representing Public Credit

    Credible commitment, fiction, and the rise of the financial subject

    By Natalie Roxburgh

    Public credit was controversial in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century England. It entailed new ways of thinking about the individual in relation to the State and was for many reasons a site of cultural negotiation and debate. At the same time, it required commitment from participants in order to…

    Hardback – 2016-01-20 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Arabic Grammar in Context

    By Mohammad Alhawary

    Arabic Grammar in Context offers a unique and exciting approach to learning grammar. It presents grammar as a necessary and essential tool for understanding Arabic and for developing comprehension and production skills. Features include: authentic texts from a rich variety of sources,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-18 
    Languages in Context

  • Slovene

    A Comprehensive Grammar, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Herrity

    Slovene: A Comprehensive Grammar is the most complete reference guide to the contemporary language. Key features of this new edition include: updated examples reflecting current usage, expanded discussions of particular areas of difficulty, a brief history of the language, dialects and register,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-18 
    Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

  • Shelley's Textual Seductions

    Plotting Utopia in the Erotic and Political Works

    By Samuel Lyndon Gladden

    First published in 2002. This book surveys how and to what effect Shelley uses erotic narratives to mask political rhetoric within his attempts to describe and bring forth utopia. Posing erotic relationships as both an exemplar of the inequities of power and a paradigm for alternative social orders…

    Hardback – 2016-01-18 
    RLE: Shelley

  • Endangered Languages

    By Shobhana Chelliah

    In the last 30 years, a universal recognition that almost 40% of the world’s 7000 languages are in danger of extinction has spurned a new field of interdisciplinary study of under-resourced and under-privileged languages. This textbook speaks to the inceasing interest in endangered languages as an…

    Paperback – 2016-01-15 
    Routledge Foundations in Linguistic Anthropology

  • Privatised Motherhood

    Confession and Anxiety in Neoliberal Times

    By Ruth Cain

    The privatisation of relationships of care and dependency is increasing; the new social media is facilitating a "confessional" society and our press is keen to interrogate every dimension of our relationships. The combined cultural effect of these elements has created a paradoxical gap within which…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15 
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Introducing Needs Analysis and English for Specific Purposes

    By James Dean Brown

    Needs Analysis is central to curriculum development and Introducing Needs Analysis and English for Specific Purposes is essential reading for any pre-service and in-service teachers and students studying this topic. Clear and accessible, this book takes a jargon-free approach to introducing this…

    Paperback – 2016-01-15 
    Routledge Introductions to English for Specific Purposes

  • The First German Theatre

    Schiller, Goethe, Kleist and Büchner in Performance

    By Michael Patterson

    First published in 1990. The book surveys of the development of German theatre from a market sideshow into an important element of cultural life and political expression. It examines Schiller as ‘theatre poet’ at Mannheim, Goethe’s work as director of the court theatre at Weimar, and then traces…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15 

  • Milton (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in Ideology and Form

    By Christopher Kendrick

    First published in 1986, this title critiques the canonical view of Milton as an isolated Great Man, and reassesses the impact of the Puritan Revolution on two of his major works: the Areopagitica and Paradise Lost. The study focuses on the emergence of a discreet ethical framework of thought…

    Paperback – 2016-01-14 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Narrative Exchanges (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ian Reid

    First published in 1992, Narrative Exchanges shows how a general model of communicative exchanges can be refined to deal with the complexities of narrative fiction. Going beyond the two-way structure of reciprocity, it gives particular attention to the processes of framing, substitution and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-14 
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Victorian Art of Fiction

    Essays on the Novel in British Periodicals 1830-1850

    Edited by John Charles Olmsted

    First published in 1979, this collection of sixty-three essays on the novel drawn from ten periodicals demonstrates the primary concerns of those discussing the nature and purpose of prose fiction in the period from 1830 to 1850. The essays reflect what was thought and said about the art of fiction…

    Hardback – 2016-01-10 

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