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Producing British Television Drama

Producing British Television Drama

This book presents a compelling case for a paradigmatic shift in the analysis of television drama production that recentres questions of power, control and sustainability. Television drama production has become an increasingly lucrative global export business as drama as a form enjoys increased prestige. However, this book argues that the growing emphasis on international markets and global players such as ...

72,00 CHF

Slavery in the Islamic World: Its Characteristics and Commonality

Slavery in the Islamic ...

This edited volume determines where slavery in the Islamic world fits within the global history of slavery and the various models that have been developed to analyze it. To that end, the authors focus on a question about Islamic slavery that has frequently been asked but not answered satisfactorily, namely, what is Islamic about slavery in the Islamic world. Through ...

112,00 CHF

Poland, Germany and State Power in Post-Cold War Europe: Asymmetry Matters

Poland, Germany and State ...

This book examines the post-Cold War Polish-German relationship and the puzzling rise of foreign and security policy differences between the two states during the 2000s. Through an investigation of four policy issues - NATO's out-of-area mandate, European Constitution and the division of voting power in the Council, relations with Russia and the eastern neighbours, as well as EU energy policy ...

150,00 CHF

Sonic Skills: Listening for Knowledge in Science, Medicine and Engineering (1920s-Present)

Sonic Skills: Listening for ...

It is common for us today to associate the practice of science primarily with the act of seeing-with staring at computer screens, analyzing graphs, and presenting images. We may notice that physicians use stethoscopes to listen for disease, that biologists tune into sound recordings to understand birds, or that engineers have created Geiger tellers warning us for radiation through sound. ...

41,90 CHF

Engaging Men and Boys in Violence Prevention

Engaging Men and Boys ...

Across the globe, violence prevention initiatives focused on men and boys are proliferating rapidly. Engaging Men and Boys in Violence Prevention highlights effective and innovative strategies for the primary prevention of domestic violence, sexual violence, and other forms of harassment and abuse. It combines research on gender, masculinities, and violence with case studies from a wide variety of countries and ...

66,00 CHF

Afro-Latin@s in Movement

Afro-Latin@s in Movement

Through a collection of theoretically engaging and empirically grounded texts, this book examines African-descended populations in Latin America and Afro-Latin@s in the United States in order to explore questions of black identity and representation, transnationalism, and diaspora in the Americas.

130,00 CHF

Bullying in School: Perspectives from School Staff, Students, and Parents

Bullying in School: Perspectives ...

This book posits that multiple perspectives of key school staff (such as teachers, principals, school resource officers, school psychologists and counselors, nurses, and coaches) can provide a deeper understanding of bullying, which remains an immediate and pressing concern in schools today. In turn, the authors suggest how this understanding can lead to the development of more effective prevention and intervention ...

105,00 CHF

Everyday Creativity and the Healthy Mind: Dynamic New Paths for Self and Society

Everyday Creativity and the ...

As human beings we all have creative potential, a quality essential to human development and a vital component to healthy and happy lives. However this may often remain stifled by the choices we make, or ways in which we choose to live in our daily lives. Framed by the "Four Ps of Creativity" - product, person, process, press - this ...

112,00 CHF

China's Challenge to Liberal Norms: The Durability of International Order

China's Challenge to Liberal ...

Is China challenging liberal norms or being socialised to them? This book argues that China is incrementally pushing for re-interpretation of liberal norms, but, the result is that rather than being illiberal, this reinterpretation produces norms that are differently liberal and more akin to the liberal pluralism of the 1990s. In developing this argument, the author presents a novel way ...

135,00 CHF

Curriculum Studies in Turkey

Curriculum Studies in Turkey

This book analyzes curriculum studies in Turkey from the perspective of three paradigms-religion, science, and ideology-since the early 19th century. Using Islam as a guiding point, Turkish curriculum theory later evolved to become the classical curriculum theory. In this book, the author presents a historical account of the long, complex, and contested evolution of the Turkish curriculum, as shaped by ...

85,00 CHF

Toward a Criminology of Disaster

Toward a Criminology of ...

This book puts forward a comprehensive criminology of disaster by drawing - and building - upon existing theories which attempt to explain disaster crime. Although antisocial behaviour in disasters has long been viewed as a rarity, the authors present ample evidence that a variety of crime occurs in the wake of disaster. Frailing and Harper's explorations of property crime, interpersonal ...

41,50 CHF