Any life story, whether a written autobiography or an oral testimony, is shaped not only by the reworkings of experience through memory and re-evaluation, but also art. Any communication has to use shared conventions not only of language itself but also the more complex expectations of 'genre': of...
To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge
Disjunctures and Continuities in Conceptions and Practices of Reading in the 21st Century
The Internet is transforming the experience of reading and learning-through-reading. Is this transformation effecting a radical change in reading processes as readers synthesize understandings from fragments across multiple texts? Or, conversely, is the Internet merely a new place to use the same...
To Be Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge
For a period of over seventy years after the 1917 revolutions in Russia, talking about the past, either political or personal, became dangerous. The new policy of glasnost at the end of the 1980s resulted in a flood of reminiscence, almost nightly on television and more formally collected by new...
Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge
Popular Tradition and Personal Experience
This book examines the roots of contemporary environmental consciousness and action in terms of both popular experience and tradition. A wide range of geographical and thematic case-studies explore the myth, tradition and collective memory that shape our environmental thought. Containing a wealth...
Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge
Series: Asia's Transformations
This inter-disciplinary volume of essays opens new points of departure for thinking about how Taiwan has been studied and represented in the past, for reflecting on the current state of ‘Taiwan Studies’, and for thinking about how Taiwan might be re-configured in the future. As the study of Taiwan...
Published February 6th 2011 by Routledge
New computer and communications technologies have acted as the catalyst for a revolution in the way goods are produced and services delivered, leading to profound changes in the way work is organized and the way jobs are designed. This important book examines the nature, setting and impact of new...
Published December 12th 2007 by Routledge
Respond quickly and effectively to workplace traumaFor years, employee assistance programs have been providing critical incidence stress management services to employees who have been involved in, or witness to, workplace fatalities and accidents that are likely to traumatize workers and affect...
Published January 10th 2007 by Routledge
Series: Sheffield Analytical Chemistry
With the wide range of techniques and options available for chemical analysis, and the great potential for today's methods to be superceded by tomorrow's technology, a how-to book on chemical analysis would be impractical, unnecessary, and quickly out of date. Yet professionals in the field need a...
Published June 26th 2003 by Blackwell
Oral History, Health and Welfare discusses the significance of oral history to the history of the development of health and welfare provisions. It includes discussion on:* the end of the workhouse * professional education and training of midwives * HIV and Aids * birth control * the role of the...
Published September 8th 1999 by Routledge
Agriculture and Environmental Ethics
Series: Environmental Philosophies
The Spirit of the Soil challenges environmentalists to think more deeply and creatively about agriculture. Paul B. Thompson identifies four `worldviews' which tackle agricultural ethics according to different philosophical priorities; productionism, stewardship, economics and holism. He examines...
Published November 23rd 1994 by Routledge