To Be Published March 9th 2016 by Routledge
Sports surface design is crucial for the successful performance of sports skills and the reduction of injury risk. Surfaces have developed from natural materials such as turf, clay and cinder, to synthetic surfaces such as acrylic tennis courts, artificial turf for soccer and synthetic running...
To Be Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge
The Social Dynamics of Information, Networks and Software
This book is the first general social analysis that seriously considers the daily experience of information disruption and software failure within contemporary Western society. Through an investigation of informationalism, defined as a contemporary form of capitalism, it describes the social...
To Be Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge
This volume is the first electronics and instrumentation for audiology text and provides information on the variety of applications of electronics and audiology that are often omitted from science and engineering books. The book explains the operation of various instruments used in...
To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Psychology Press
Series: Rethinking Globalizations
One of the keywords of our time, ‘globalization’ frames how we understand our interconnected world. An ambiguous signifier carrying multiple meanings, the term is usually used to refer to the extension and intensification of social relations across the world. Many works have been authored that deal...
Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Key Ideas in Education
Literacy and Education tells the story of how literacy—starting in the early 1980s—came to be seen not as a mental phenomenon, but as a social and cultural one. In this accessible introductory volume, acclaimed scholar James Paul Gee shows readers how literacy "left the mind and wandered out into...
Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge
Circles of sustainability
Series: Advances in Urban Sustainability
Cities are home to the most consequential current attempts at human adaptation and they provide one possible focus for the flourishing of life on this planet. However, for this to be realized in more than an ad hoc way, a substantial rethinking of current approaches and practices needs to occur....
Published October 6th 2014 by Routledge
Language, Reality, Virtual Worlds and Video Games
Discourse Analysis is becoming increasingly "multimodal", concerned primarily with the interplay of language, image and sound. Video Games allow humans to create, live in and have conversations with new multimodal worlds. In this ground-breaking new textbook, best-selling author and experienced...
Published June 16th 2014 by Routledge
Contributions to Educational Practice
This volume brings together theory, research and development in cognitive neuro-science. It investigates the neural processes involved in cognition and learning, using developments in computer technology to study the brain in action and other topographic brain mapping. Electrical activity patterns...
Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge
Psychological and Behavioural Approaches
Despite a growing contribution to climate change, tourist and traveller behaviour is currently not acknowledged as an important sector within the development of climate policy. Whilst tourists may be increasingly aware of potential impacts on climate change there is evidence that most are...
Published March 23rd 2014 by Routledge