Football, or soccer, is unquestionably the world’s most popular and influential sport. There is no corner of the globe in which the game is not played or followed – indeed, more countries are affiliated to FIFA, football’s governing body, than to the United Nations – and it has therefore become a...
To Be Published June 14th 2014 by Routledge
Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series
Focusing on robust rank-based nonparametric methods, this book covers rank-based fitting and testing for models ranging from simple location models to general linear models for uncorrelated and correlated responses. Illustrated with real data examples using R, each chapter includes a short problem...
To Be Published February 25th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Is the study of language ideologically neutral? If so, is this study objective and autonomous? One of the most cherished assumptions of modern academic linguistics is that the study of language is, or should be, ideologically neutral. This professed ideological neutrality goes hand-in-hand with...
To Be Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge
Athletic Talent Migration in an Interpendent World
Athletes are on the move. In some sports this involves labour, movement from one country to another within or between continents. In other sports, athletes assume an almost nomadic migratory lifestyle, constantly on the move from one sport festival to another. In addition, it appears that sport...
To Be Published September 29th 2013 by Routledge
Ferdinand de Saussure (1857–1913) is widely recognized as the founder of twentieth-century language science. In his lifetime he published an important work on Indo-European philology but it was his Course in General Linguistics, published posthumously in 1916, that paved the way for a genuinely...
To Be Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge
Handbook of Survival Analysis presents modern techniques and research problems in lifetime data analysis. This area of statistics deals with time-to-event data that is complicated by censoring and the dynamic nature of events occurring in time. With chapters written by leading researchers in the...
To Be Published July 23rd 2013 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Principles and Practices
Tissue engineering research continues to captivate the interest of researchers and the general public alike. Popular media outlets like The New York Times, Time, and Wired continue to engage a wide audience and foster excitement for the field as regenerative medicine inches toward becoming a...
Published December 10th 2012 by CRC Press
The continual growth in the significance of mass-mediated communication makes it essential that we are able to reflect upon and critically appreciate the semiotic processes that are involved in their impact upon social and cultural life. This edited collection showcases a range of diverse...
Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge
This book and extensive video library provide a practical guide to the clinical neurological examination, an essential tool in the diagnosis of common and unusual neurological conditions encountered in the outpatient clinic and hospital ward. Each chapter covers a different condition and uses a...
Published February 23rd 2012 by CRC Press
Series: Major Themes in English Studies
The intrinsic link between language and politics has long been recognized (for example, Aristotle wrote ‘… that man is more of a political animal than bees or any other gregarious animals is evident. Nature, as we often say, makes nothing in vain, and man is the only animal whom she has endowed...
Published June 23rd 2010 by Routledge