Reference & Information Science Products

  • Information Worlds

    Behavior, Technology, and Social Context in the Age of the Internet, 1st Edition

    By Paul T. Jaeger, Gary Burnett

    The authors present a multi-level theory of "Information Worlds" to investigate the ways in which information creates the social worlds of people. Building upon the foundational works of Library and Information Studies (LIS) scholar and theorist Elfreda Chatman and philosopher Jurgen Habermas,…

    Hardback – 2010-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Concise Encyclopedia of Insurance Terms

    1st Edition

    By Lawrence Silver, Robert E Stevens, Kenneth Clow

    The purpose of the book is to provide insurance practitioners, consumers, and students with definitions of common insurance terms in both the property/casualty and life/health insurance industries. The unique feature of the book is that many of the definitions contain detailed explanations of…

    Hardback – 2010-03-26
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Gender

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yoke-Lian Lee

    This new title in the Politics of . . . Series addresses the major theme of the politics of gender. Chapters on a variety of issues, contributed by experts in the field of gender, include Human Trafficking, Gender in International Relations, the Construction of Masculinity in Hollywood…

    Hardback – 2010-03-12
    Routledge
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • Revisualizing Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    By Chris Bailey, Hazel Gardiner

    In the past twenty years digital technology has had a radical impact on all the disciplines associated with the visual arts - this book provides expert views of that impact. By looking at the advanced ICT methods now being employed, this volume details the long-lasting effects and advances now…

    Hardback – 2010-01-28
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Electronic Performance Support

    Using Digital Technology to Enhance Human Ability, 1st Edition

    By Paul van Schaik

    Edited by Philip Barker

    Despite ubiquitous powerful technologies such as networked computers, global positioning systems, and cell phones; human failures in decision-making and performance continue to have disastrous consequences. Electronic Performance Support: Using Digital Technology to Enhance Human Ability, reminds…

    Hardback – 2010-01-28
    Routledge

  • Serials Binding

    A Simple and Complete Guidebook to Processes, 1st Edition

    By Irma Nicola

    Serials Binding: A Simple and Complete Guidebook to Processes presents all the step-by-step information needed to begin a journal binding project. This essential handbook provides novice faculty and staff beginning bindery programs at any school or library with a useful history of binding, work…

    Hardback – 2009-12-17
    Routledge

  • Sport, Leisure and Culture in the Postmodern City

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Wagg

    Edited by Peter Bramham

    The widespread concept of the 'postmodern city' is frequently linked to the decline of traditional manufacturing industries and a corresponding wane of white working-class culture. In place of these appear flexible working practices, a diversified workforce, and a greater emphasis on consumption,…

    Hardback – 2009-11-28
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Interfaces of Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Chatzichristodoulou, Janis Jefferies

    This collection of essays and interviews investigates current practices that expand our understanding and experience of performance through the use of state-of-the-art technologies. It brings together leading practitioners, writers and curators who explore the intersections between theatre,…

    Hardback – 2009-10-28
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Free Speech in the New Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Gibbons

    This volume deals with questions of political and constitutional principle and theory that affect the law and regulation of content in new media that are based on digital technology. In the light of convergence between different forms of communication, it examines whether the justifications for…

    Hardback – 2009-09-11
    Routledge
    Library of Essays in Media Law

  • Freedom of the Press

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Barendt

    Bringing together the most seminal articles written by leading international experts, this volume discusses all aspects of freedom of the press. The papers in the first part of this volume discuss the meaning of press freedom and its relationship to freedom of speech, while those in the second part…

    Hardback – 2009-09-04
    Routledge
    Library of Essays in Media Law

  • Archives and Archivists in 20th Century England

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Shepherd

    'Archives have the potential to change people's lives. They are 'a fundamental bulwark of our democracy, our culture, our community and personal identity' - National Council of Archives. Archives and Archivists in 20th Century England innovatively focuses on the multifunctional reasons behind the…

    Hardback – 2009-09-02
    Routledge

  • Modern Methods for Musicology

    Prospects, Proposals, and Realities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Crawford, Lorna Gibson

    Written by leading experts, this volume provides a picture of the realities of current ICT use in musicology as well as prospects and proposals for how it could be fruitfully used in the future. Through its coverage of topics spanning content-based sound searching/retrieval, sound and content…

    Hardback – 2009-07-28
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

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