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  1. Interview with Martin Thomas, author of Expedition into Empire

    Author Martin Thomas discusses his research and how his book, Expedition into Empire: Exploratory Journeys and the Making of the Modern World,  illuminates the whole notion of an expedition  to spark new and more critical dialog.

  2. Interview with author Arturo Almandoz

    Arturo Almandoz, author of Modernization, Urbanization and Development in Latin America, 1900s - 2000s, discusses the significance of his recently published book and his experiences in the field prior to and while writing it.

  3. Now Available: Acquiring Pragmatics

    Acquiring Pragmatics offers a comprehensive synthesis of state-of-the-art research on the acquisition of pragmatics. It introduces the current topics of research in theoretical pragmatics and explores the issues they raise for language acquisition research and the new experimental designs which have been developed to address them. Purchase or request a complimentary e-inspection copy today. 

  4. Now Available: User-Centered Translation

    User-Centered Translation by Tytti Suojanen, Kaisa Koskinen, and Tiina Tuominen is now availalble for purchase and as a complimentary e-Inspection copy. Including assignments, case studies and real-life scenarios ranging from the translation of user instructions and EU texts to literary and audiovisual translation, this is an essential guide for students, translators and researchers.

  5. Handbook of Item Response Theory Modeling

    NEW      Item response theory (IRT) has moved beyond the confines of educational measurement into assessment domains such as personality, psychopathology, and patient-reported outcomes. Classic and emerging IRT methods and applications that are revolutionizing psychological measurement, particularly for health assessments used to demonstrate treatment effectiveness, are reviewed in this new volume.

  6. Introducing Comparative Literature - Out Now

    'This book offers a provocative and refreshing alternative to the old familiar Anglo-American theories of comparative literature.' - Susan Bassnett, University of Warwick, UK

    Introducing Comparative Literature is a comprehensive guide to the field offering clear, concise information alongside useful analysis and examples. It frames the introduction within recent theoretical debates and shifts in the discipline whilst also addressing the history of the field and its practical application. Read more...

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  7. Translingual Practice wins the MLA Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize

    Congratulations to Suresh Canagarajah, whose book Translingual Practice: Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations received the Modern Language Association's Thirty-Third Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize! According to the association, the prize is awarded to qualifying outstanding works in language, culture, literature, or literacy with emphasis in the teaching of English. The prize will be awarded at the upcoming MLA Annual Convention in Vancouver, Canada. Learn more about the winning title here

  8. Mind and Media

    NEW   Patricia M. Greenfieldwas one of the first psychologists to present new research on how various media can be used to promote social growth and thinking skills. In this now classic, she argues that each medium can make a contribution to development, that each has strengths and weaknesses, and that the ideal childhood environment includes a multimedia approach to learning.
     

  9. Author Sara M. Butler on forensic medicine and death investigation in medieval England

    Sara M. Butler, author of  Forensic Medicine and Death Investigation in Medieval England, discusses her research and why she chose to take a uniquely English approach in her recent work on Medieval death investigation. 

  10. Insurance Law in China

    The book seeks to present and discuss current topics in Chinese insurance law and regulation to an English-speaking audience knowledgeable of common law insurance law and international insurance business. The combined effect of the papers is to present Chinese insurance law to an audience unfamiliar with Chinese law, in a readable and accessible essay chapter format.

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