Updated to take account of events since 1990, including coverage of the major consequences stemming from the breakup of the Soviet empire, this study is both a chronological and a thematic analysis of European history since 1945.
The full range of developmental and acquired communication disorders are examined by analyzing their clinical features and explaining how therapists assess and treat them. Clinical linguistic data are given throughout, and a comprehensive companion website containing colour photographs, audio and video files and self-test questions, is provided.
The Frameworks of English introduces readers to the linguistic structures of English, from the smallest units of sound and meaning to the vast range of written and spoken varieties used in everyday life. This edition contains a new chapter on how to explore the different accents and dialects of English found across the world.
From body image to social networking, the media has a huge influence on how we view ourselves and others and this engaging text is ideal for students studying media psychology for the first time. With coverage of media violence, celebrity culture and online behaviour, this is a comprehensive introduction to an important subject.
This concise, clearly-written introduction will help cement students' understanding of the different theories surrounding addictive behaviour. The authors examine both behavioural and substance-related disorders, with chapters discussing biological, cognitive and moralistic perspectives, all organized around the key stages of addiction.
Psychology is a discipline that comprises various schools of thought with each taking a different position on key issues such as ethics and the nature vs. nurture debate. In this concise introduction, Fairholm focuses on the biological, behaviourist, cognitive, psychodynamic and humanist approaches and explores the differences in their standpoints.
Reading is both a social process and a social formation, as this book illustrates across centuries and cultural contexts. Highlighting links evident in reading communities from literary salons to online environments, each essay reflects the rich repertoire of research methods available to reading scholars.