Theory and Practice
Despite the recent increase in scholarly activity regarding travel writing and the accompanying proliferation of publications relating to the form, its ethical dimensions have yet to be theorized with sufficient rigour. Drawing from the disciplines of anthropology, linguistics, literary studies...
To Be Published July 18th 2013 by Routledge
Mechanization and Handloom Weavers, 1780-1840
Labor and Laborers of the Loom: Mechanization and Handloom Weavers 1780-1840 develops several themes important to understanding the social, cultural and economic implications of industrialization. The examination of these issues within a population of extra-factory workers distinguishes this study....
Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge
Politics and Progress in Recurrent Education
Although the 1970s and 1980s witnessed a widespread reaction against investment in education there has been an extraordinary growth of interest in recurrent education. This book, sponsored by the Association for Recurrent Education, reports these considerable developments in both theory and...
Published December 7th 2011 by Routledge
Theory and Evidence
Research into reading development and reading disabilities has been dominated by phonologically guided theories for several decades. In this volume, the authors of 11 chapters report on a wide array of current research topics, examining the scope, limits and implications of a phonological theory....
Published April 17th 2011 by Psychology Press
The Earthscan Companion
Series: Earthscan Reader Series
The task environment of NGOs is changing rapidly and significantly, making new demands on their management and leadership. This Companion discusses the complexities involved. It illustrates how NGOs can maintain performance and remain agile amidst increasing uncertainties. These factors include the...
Published November 29th 2010 by Routledge
Fundamental International Themes
The Routledge Handbook of Clinical Supervision provides a global ‘state of the art’ overview of clinical supervision, presenting and examining the most comprehensive, robust empirical evidence upon which to base practice. This authoritative volume builds on a previous volume, Fundamental Themes in...
Published October 3rd 2010 by Routledge
The international development community invests billions of dollars to improve organisational capacity. But real-life practice is poorly understood and undervalued as a distinct professional domain. Written by practitioners, this innovative publication is designed to make capacity development more...
Published July 27th 2010 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology
The first serious academic study of obituaries, this book focuses on how societies remember. Bridget Fowler makes great use of the theories of Pierre Bordieu, arguing that obituaries are one important component in society's collective memory. This book, the first of its kind, will find a place...
Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge
Rethinking Literacies Across the Curriculum
Series: Improving Learning
What's the problem with literacy at college? How might everyday literacy be harnessed for educational ends? Based on the first major study of literacy practices in colleges in the UK, this book explores the reading and writing associated with learning subjects across the college curriculum. It...
Published February 15th 2009 by Routledge
Developing Standards and Changing Practices for Libraries and Universities
As open access initiatives, electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) provide Internet access to graduate student research documents from hundreds of academic institutions, thus furthering international scholarly communication. The last decade has seen change and collaboration among colleagues of...
Published December 16th 2008 by Routledge