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  1. Reading at a Crossroads?

    Disjunctures and Continuities in Conceptions and Practices of Reading in the 21st Century

    Edited by Rand J. Spiro, Michael DeSchryver, Michelle Schira Hagerman, Paul Morsink, Penny Thompson

    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 March 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. On Living Through Soviet Russia

    Edited by Daniel Bertaux, Anna Rotkirch, Paul Thompson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    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...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Narrative and Genre

    Edited by Mary Chamberlain, Paul Thompson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    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...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Chemical Analysis of Contaminated Land

    By K. Clive Thompson, Paul Nathanail

    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wide range of techniques and options available for chemical analysis, and the great potential for today's methods to be superceded by tomorrow's technology, a how-to book on chemical analysis would be impractical, unnecessary, and quickly out of date.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 15th 2012 by Blackwell

  5. The Roots of Environmental Consciousness

    Popular Tradition and Personal Experience

    Edited by Stephen Hussey, Paul Thompson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    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 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Re-writing Culture in Taiwan

    Edited by Fang-Long Shih, Stuart Thompson, Paul Tremlett

    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 7th 2011 by Routledge

  7. New Technology @ Work

    By Paul Boreham, Rachel Parker, Paul Thompson, Richard Hall

    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 13th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Workplace Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Management

    Edited by R. Paul Maiden, Rich Paul, Christina Thompson

    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 11th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Oral History, Health and Welfare

    Edited by Joanna Bornat, Robert Perks, Paul Thompson, Jan Walmsley

    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 9th 1999 by Routledge

  10. The Spirit of the Soil

    Agriculture and Environmental Ethics

    By Paul B. Thompson

    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 24th 1994 by Routledge

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