This book exemplifies the nurturing spirit of inter-discursive debate with a view to opening up new theoretical and empirical insights, understanding, and engagement, with debates on issues relating to pedagogy, policy, equity and embodiment. From a variety of social science perspectives, an...
Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge
Learning from Place
Space Place Life is the first in a series of books drawing on the expertise of the Academy of Urbanism. This book examines the concepts that are core to the academy; the way that urban space is designed, the quality place created by the buildings that enclose this space and the life that animates...
Published May 24th 2011 by Routledge
Learning from Place
Urban Identity is the second in the successful Learning from Place series that draws upon the wealth of experience in the Academy of Urbanism. This edition deals with the subject of urban identity and character. Why is it that all modern towns and cities look the same, as they become dominated by...
Published April 27th 2011 by Routledge
Eating less, exercising more and losing weight seem the obvious solution for the oncoming 'obesity epidemic'. Rarely, however, is thought given to how these messages are interpreted and whether they are in fact inherently healthy. Education, Disordered Eating and Obesity Discourse investigates how...
Published June 5th 2008 by Routledge
Class Inscription & Symbolic Control
This book takes a theoretically informed look at British education policy over the last sixty years when secondary schooling for all children became an established fact for the first time. Comprehensive schools largely replaced a system based on academic selection. Now, under choice and competition...
Published October 2nd 2005 by Routledge
This manual contains solutions to all problems from Discrete Algorithmic Mathematics whose labels are printed in color. The manual is intended for use by students....
Published February 2nd 2005 by A K Peters/CRC Press
Studies in the Sociology of Physical Education and Health
Today's society is obsessed with the body, its size, shape and healthiness. Governments, business and the popular media, spend and earn fortunes encouraging populations to get healthy, eat properly, exercise daily and get thin. But how are current social trends and attitudes...
Published October 22nd 2003 by Routledge