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    • Global Cultures of Contestation: Mobility, Sustainability, Aesthetics and Connectivity 

      Peeren, Esther (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
      This book guides the reader through the many complications and contradictions that characterize popular contestation today, focusing on its socio-political, cultural, and aesthetic dimensions. The volume recognizes that ...
    • Pronouns in Literature: Positions and Perspectives in Language 

      Gibbons, Alison; Macrae, Andrea (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018)
      This edited collection brings together an international, interdisciplinary group of scholars who together offer cutting-edge insights into the complex roles, functions, and effects of pronouns in literary texts. The book ...
    • Identity-Trajectories of Early Career Researchers: Unpacking the Post-PhD Experience 

      McAlpine, Lynn; Amundsen, Cheryl (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018)
      The book asks how we can make sense of career paths for PhD graduates, something that has rarely been systematically studied. It offers a coherent synthesis of the empirically-based insights that arose from the experiences ...
    • Real Market Economics: The Fundamental Framework for Finance Practitioners 

      Rush, Philip (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018)
      This book provides a framework for understanding the economics that drive markets, enabling investment professionals to understand the reality of markets and models, and to ‘be where the profits are’. Economics is about ...
    • Public Policy in the ’Asian Century’: Concepts, Cases and Futures 

      Bice, Sara; Poole, Avery; Sullivan, Helen (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018)
      This volume explores the defining features, critical approaches, challenges and opportunities for public policy in the ‘Asian Century’. This is the first book to systematically analyse the key institutions and practices ...
    • Representing Education in Film: How Hollywood Portrays Educational Thought, Settings, and Issues 

      Resnick, David (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2018)
      This book presents an incisive analysis of how fundamental issues in education are portrayed in film. Focusing on recent films, the author draws on a wide range of educational thinkers and fields of research to examine ...
    • The Palgrave Handbook of Global Citizenship and Education 

      Davies, Ian (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018)
      This Handbook is a much needed international reference work, written by leading writers in the field of global citizenship and education. It is based on the most recent research and practice from across the world, with the ...
    • Toys and Communication 

      Magalhães, Luísa; Goldstein, Jeffrey (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018)
      There are few scholarly books about toys, and even fewer that consider toys within the context of culture and communication. Toys and Communication is an innovative collection that effectively showcases work by specialists ...
    • Intercultural Communicative Competence for Global Citizenship: Identifying cyberpragmatic rules of engagement in telecollaboration 

      Orsini-Jones, Marina; Lee, Fiona (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018)
      This work builds on the assumption that language learning and teaching needs to be made more relevant to the 'glocalised' digital world we live in. Its authors argue that staff in Higher Education (HE) must prepare students ...
    • Communicating Across Cultures and Languages in the Health Care Setting: Voices of Care 

      Penn, Claire; Watermeyer, Jennifer (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018)
      This book offers a novel approach to understanding the complexities of communication in culturally and linguistically diverse health care contexts. It marks the culmination of two decades of research in South Africa, a ...
    • Tracing Rhetoric and Material Life: Ecological Approaches 

      McGreavy, Bridie (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
      This volume brings together three areas of scholarship and practice: rhetoric, material life, and ecology. The chapters build a multi-layered understanding of material life by gathering scholars from varied theoretical and ...
    • Urbanization and Urban Governance in China: Issues, Challenges, and Development 

      Ye, Lin (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2018)
      This book explores the process of urbanization and the profound challenges to China’s urban governance. Economic productivity continues to rise, with increasingly uneven distribution of prosperity and accumulation of wealth. ...
    • Transitioning from the Top: Personal Continuity Planning for the Retiring Family Business Leader 

      Pontet, Stephanie Brun de (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2018)
      How can you move most effectively from the pinnacle of business and leadership success into "post-work" life that energizes you, and leverages your experience and your interests? This book draws on the experience of several ...
    • New Speakers of Minority Languages: Linguistic Ideologies and Practices 

      Smith-Christmas, Cassie (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018)
      This book represents the first collection specifically devoted to New Speaker Studies, focusing on language ideologies and practices of speakers in a variety of minority language communities. Over thirteen chapters, it ...
    • William Armstrong and British Policy Making 

      Theakston, Kevin; Connelly, Philip (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018)
      This book offers a detailed account of the life and career of William Armstrong, the most influential civil servant in Britain in the 1960s and 1970s, and one of the most powerful and significant Whitehall officials in the ...
    • Russia: Strategy, Policy and Administration 

      Studin, Irvin (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018)
      This book examines how Russia, the world’s most complicated country, is governed. As it resumes its place at the centre of global affairs, the book explores Russia’s overarching strategies, and how it organizes itself (or ...
    • Sociolinguistics in England 

      Braber, Natalie; Jansen, Sandra (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018)
      This book presents an overview of sociolinguistic research in England. Showcasing developments in sociolinguistic theory, method and application, the chapters examine sociolinguistic topics on different linguistic levels ...
    • The Birth of Twentieth-Century Chinese Literature: Revolutions in Language, History, and Culture 

      Gao, Yu (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2018)
      This study makes a linguistic case for the twentieth century revolution in Chinese language and literature. It offers a history of reform and change in the Chinese language throughout the country’s history, and focuses on ...
    • The Palgrave International Handbook on Adult and Lifelong Education and Learning 

      Milana, Marcella (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018)
      This Handbook provides a wide-ranging frame of reference for researching adult and lifelong education and learning. With contributions from scores of established and newer scholars from six continents, the volume covers a ...
    • Sociology in Belgium: A Sociological History 

      Vanderstraeten, Raf; Louckx, Kaat (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018)
      This book provides a historical-sociological analysis of the history of sociology in Belgium from the late-nineteenth until the early-twenty-first century. It sheds new light on the social structures that shaped and shape ...