The focus of this book is on three nineteenth century theorists, Henri Saint Simon, August Comte and Herbert Spencer. It builds a clear understanding of important concepts of this era, and provides a social and historical context to the formative ideas of the theorists.
Aims to challenge fundamentally the way health and social care professionals, supervisors and managers approach infection control and hygiene. This book reaches beyond a prescriptive approach to infection control behavior, examining the psychosocial forces that affect individual and group behaviors in practice.
This book engages with complex themes that link the role of education to identity and values. It challenges the current approaches to Islam and offers a new perspective for teachers and schools who are committed to developing an open and critical environment for learning.
An instant cult classic, Michel Gondry's Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind was both a critical and commercial success. Andrew M. Butler delves into the film's central themes and production processes, including the intertwined careers of Gondry and Kaufman, the film's various genres, its psychoanalytic aspects, and its debt to Philip K. Dick.
Reveals the three useful stages which make the difference in getting your idea from writing the script to being accepted for production - information you need to know before you write your script; techniques you need to learn when you're writing your script; and, how to market your script after it's written.
As sister of Henry III and aunt of the future Edward I, Eleanor de Montfort was at the heart of the bloody conflict between the Crown and the English barons. A woman of fiery nature, Eleanor worked tirelessly in supporting her husband's cause. Drawing on chronicles, letters and public records, this book reconstructs Eleanor's remarkable life.
A cutting text that offers a critical approach to current theories and practices of intercultural communication, and invites students and professionals to explore alternative concepts and to become aware of cultural prejudices.
This text is concerned with knowledge and how it is generated within complementary therapies: what kind of authority can be accorded to such knowledge; the nature of research agendas; and what ideas and skills are central to training and how they are transmitted.
Transport in British Fiction is the first essay collection devoted to transport and its various types-horse, train, tram, cab, omnibus, bicycle, ship, car, air and space-as represented in British fiction across a century of unprecedented technological change that was as destabilizing as it was progressive.
This book examines Gilles Deleuze's ideas about creativity in the context of lifelong learning, offering an original take on this important contemporary topic using cinematic parallels. Discussing Deleuze's difficult notion of 'counter-actualization' as a form of creative practice, it draws practical consequences for those across a diverse sector.
The First Northern Ireland Peace Process covers the various attempts to end the 'Troubles' from 1972-76. These attempts included secret talks with the Provisional IRA and a parallel process to build a political consensus between the British and Irish Governments and the main constitutional parties in Northern Ireland.
The expansion of the European Union in May 2004 through the entry of ten countries from central and eastern Europe has generated considerable media interest. This book offers an analysis of the social and cultural processes bound up with migration flows between Britain and Bulgaria and places these flows in the wider European perspective.
This book evaluates the moral project of Olympism, analzying the changing value positions adopted in relation to the ideology of Olympism across the period from the 1890s to the present day. The book also analyzes discourses of Olympism concerned with youth, governance, sport for development and international relations.
Concentrating on a period of significant social and political change and exploring both canonical and newly rediscovered texts, this book critically assess the changing culture of the late-Victorian period as represented by a range of women writers through a range of essays by leading academics in the field and cutting-edge work by newer scholars.
Critical Suicidology introduces alternative approaches to suicide prevention, approaches that don't pathologize inequality and distress but rather take into consideration the social, political, and cultural contexts of people's lives.
Featuring new archival material, and unpicking the relationship between the CIA, the US government and the Soviet Union, The CIA and the Soviet Bloc sheds new light on espionage, the Cold War, US diplomatic history and the history of 20th century Europe.
The figure of the child and the imaginative and emotional capacities associated with children have always been sites of lively contestation for readers and critics of Dickens. In this book, scholars explore the function of the child and childhood within Dickens's imagination and reflect on the cultural resonance of his engagement with this topic.
Chief police officers make far-reaching strategic command decisions about policing, armed responses, operations against criminals and allocation of resources yet they are often unknown even to their forces. In this ground-breaking social study, Bryn Caless presents their frank and sometimes controversial views.
With chapter sequencing following the new Curriculum, this book supports trainee teachers to make use of the opportunities presented in the National Curriculum for effective and engaging Primary Science teaching.
In this book Bryn Caless and Jane Owens reveal the innermost workings of the Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs)' relationships with the police, media, partners and public It makes essential reading for Police Crime Commissioners, police practitioner and academics, students and researchers in criminology and policing.