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Another Kind of Madness

by Stephen Hinshaw St. Martin's Press (June 20, 2017)

Glenn Close says: "Another Kind of Madness is one of the best books I’ve read about the cost of stigma and silence in a family touched by mental illness. I was profoundly moved by Stephen Hinshaw’s story,...


The Inheritors

by Gita Arian Baack, PhD She Writes Press (June 13, 2017)

Our family legacies, both positive and negative, are passed down from one generation to the next in ways that are not fully understood. This secondary form of trauma, which Gita Baack calls “Inherited Trauma,”...


Contemporary Korean Political Thought and Park Chung-hee

by Jung In Kang Rowman & Littlefield International (June 12, 2017)

This important new book identifies the distinctive characteristics of the ideological terrain in contemporary (South) Korean politics and reexamines the political thought of Park Chung-hee (1917–1979), the...


A Connected Curriculum for Higher Education

by Professor Dilly Fung Professor of Higher Education Development & Academic Director Ucl Centre for Advancing Learning and Teaching UCL Press (June 07, 2017)

Is it possible to bring university research and student education into a more connected, more symbiotic relationship? If so, can we develop programmes of study that enable faculty, students and ‘real world’...


Baffled by Love

by Laurie Kahn She Writes Press (June 06, 2017)

*PTSD and its treatment continues to dominate current news. The public hungers for these stories. *Survivors of sexual abuse in America number over 42 million, not including survivors of other forms of abuse....


Blinded by Hope

by Meg McGuire She Writes Press (June 06, 2017)

One day a teenage boy gets on his bike and rides forty miles up California’s Pacific Coast Highway to avoid causing an earthquake he fears will endanger his mother and sister. But the quake he is experiencing...


The Art of Living

by Thich Nhat Hanh HarperOne (June 06, 2017)

In troubled times, there is an urgency to understand ourselves and our world. We have so many questions, and they tug at us night and day, consciously and unconsciously. In this important volume Zen Master...


Reflective Writing in Medical Practice

by Miriam A. Locher Multilingual Matters (June 05, 2017)

This book reports the results of a linguistic analysis of reflective written texts, produced during medical education or practice. It explores the topics and communication skills the authors write about, how...


The Japanese Writing System

by Heath Rose Multilingual Matters (June 05, 2017)

This is the first book devoted to exploring issues of learning written Japanese, focusing on the challenges the writing system poses for the second language learner. It weaves together previous research on Japanese...


The Fictions of Dreams

by Otto M. Rheinschmiedt Karnac Books (May 31, 2017)

The Fictions of Dreams explores the close connection between the narrative nature of dreams and the narrative devices employed in literature and creative writing. The book is unique in its confluential approach,...


A Web of Sorrow

by Salman Akhtar Karnac Books (May 31, 2017)

Bringing together the experiences of mistrust, jealousy, lack of love, shamelessness, regret, and despair, this short but far-reaching book elucidates human sorrow in striking sociocultural and clinical details....


100 Of The Best Curses and Insults In Spanish: A Toolkit for the Testy Tourist

by Rachel Perez, Antonio Martinez & Chuck Gonzales HarperCollins (May 30, 2017)

For When You Need Just the Right Word

Travelling is fantastic – we don't deny it. But sometimes when you're in another country, stuff happens. A thieving kid lifts your wallet, a cab driver nearly kills you,...


John Locke

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (May 23, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the philosophy of John Locke in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of John Locke. Inspired by great...


English Language Teaching in South America

by Lía D. Kamhi-Stein, Gabriel Diaz Maggioli & Luciana C. de Oliveira Multilingual Matters (May 23, 2017)

This book investigates new English language policies and initiatives which have been introduced and implemented across Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Uruguay and Venezuela. Chapters are organized...


The Times Style Guide: A guide to English usage

by Ian Brunskill Times Books (May 18, 2017)

Uncover the rules, conventions and policies on spelling, grammar and usage followed by the journalists, contributors and editors working on the Times newspaper.

Assure or ensure? Affect or effect? Even the most...


A Beginner's Guide to Language and Gender

by Allyson Jule Multilingual Matters (May 16, 2017)

In this revised and updated 2nd edition of her pioneering textbook, Allyson Jule offers fresh insights into the study of language and gender for those new to the subject. Students will gain a thorough grounding...


New Perspectives on Translanguaging and Education

by BethAnne Paulsrud, Jenny Rosén, Boglárka Straszer & Dr. Åsa Wedin Multilingual Matters (May 16, 2017)

This edited collection explores the immense potential of translanguaging in educational settings and highlights teachers and students negotiating language ideologies in their everyday communicative practices....


Yawn

by Mary Mann Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 16, 2017)

The incisive and often hilarious story of one of our most interesting cultural phenomena: boredom

It’s the feeling your grandma told you was only experienced by boring people. Some people say they’re dying...


Soft Power and the Worldwide Promotion of Chinese Language Learning

by Dr. Jeffrey Gil Multilingual Matters (May 11, 2017)

‘The Confucius Institute Project’ – consisting of Confucius Institutes and Classrooms, the posting of Chinese language teachers to overseas schools and universities and the Chinese Bridge language competition...


The Socially Responsible Feminist EFL Classroom

by Reiko Yoshihara Multilingual Matters (May 11, 2017)

This book explores the realities of feminist EFL teachers’ lives through interviews and classroom observations with eight EFL teachers at Japanese universities. The data contained in the book broaden our understanding...


That’s Your Lot

by Limmy HarperCollins (May 04, 2017)

This is Limmy’s second book.

It’s a whole load of new, odd, and hilariously grim short stories.

Tom is in a soft play with his daughters. He’s bored. He’s so bored he can move things with his mind.

A...


Freedom and Negativity in Beckett and Adorno

by Natalie Leeder Rowman & Littlefield International (May 04, 2017)

Since his notorious 1961 lecture, 'Trying to Understand Endgame', Theodor W. Adorno's name has been frequently coupled with that of Samuel Beckett. This book offers a radical reappraisal of the intellectual...


The Weekend Effect

by Katrina Onstad HarperOne (May 02, 2017)

Encroaching work demands—coupled with domestic chores, overbooked schedules, and the incessant pinging of our devices—have taken a toll on what used to be our free time: the weekend. With no space to tune...


Ghostbodies

by Maia Dolphin-Krute Intellect (May 01, 2017)

How is illness represented in today’s cultural texts? In Ghostbodies, Maia Dolphin-Krute argues that the illusive sick body is often made invisible—a ghost—because it does not always fit society’s definition...


New Insights into Language Anxiety

by Christina Gkonou, Mark Daubney & Dr. Jean-Marc Dewaele Multilingual Matters (April 25, 2017)

This book provides an overview of current theory, research and practice in the field of language anxiety and brings together a range of perspectives on this psychological construct in a single volume. Chapters...


Providing Health Care in the Context of Language Barriers

by Elizabeth A. Jacobs & Lisa C. Diamond Multilingual Matters (April 21, 2017)

Global migration continues to increase, and with it comes increasing linguistic diversity. This presents obvious challenges for both healthcare provider and patient, and the chapters in this volume represent...


Beyond Age Effects in Instructional L2 Learning

by Simone E. Pfenninger & Prof. David Singleton Multilingual Matters (April 21, 2017)

This book constitutes a holistic study of how and why late starters surpass early starters in comparable instructional settings. Combining advanced quantitative methods with individual-level qualitative data,...


Lotman's Cultural Semiotics and the Political

by Alexandra Yatsyk & Andrey Makarychev Rowman & Littlefield International (April 18, 2017)

Yuri Lotman (1922-1993) was a prominent Russian intellectual and theorist. This book presents a new reading of his semiotic and philosophical legacy.

The authors analyse Lotman's semiotics in a series of temporal...


Stop Anxiety from Stopping You

by Helen Odessky & Dr. John Duffy Mango (April 18, 2017)

• Statistics for Anxiety are staggering -Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18% of the population. • Studies...


Phenomena of Power

by Andreas Gottlich, Heinrich Popitz, Gianfranco Poggi & Jochen Dreher Columbia University Press (April 18, 2017)

In Phenomena of Power, the foundational theorist Heinrich Popitz treats power as an essential concept of the social sciences. Instead of striving for a power-free society, he argues, mankind should try to delimit...


Proto-Phenomenology and the Nature of Language

by Lawrence J. Hatab Rowman & Littlefield International (April 16, 2017)

How is it that sounds from the mouth or marks on a page—which by themselves are nothing like things or events in the world—can be world-disclosive in an automatic manner? In this fascinating and important...


Human Scale Revisited

by Kirkpatrick Sale Chelsea Green Publishing (April 15, 2017)

Big government, big business, big everything: Kirkpatrick Sale took giantism to task in his 1980 classic, Human Scale, and today takes a new look at how the crises that imperil modern America are the inevitable...


Multilingual Interaction and Dementia

by Charlotta Plejert, Camilla Lindholm & Dr. Robert W. Schrauf Multilingual Matters (April 12, 2017)

This book brings together international, linguistic research with a focus on interaction in multilingual encounters involving people with dementia in care and healthcare settings. The methodologies used (Conversation...


Democratic Problem-Solving

by Justin Cruickshank & Raphael Sassower Rowman & Littlefield International (April 05, 2017)

To what extent is neoliberalism undermining democracy and distorting the values of science? Can and should science be treated as an exemplar for a more dialogic democracy? Are universities and public intellectuals...


A Little Book on Form

by Robert Hass Ecco (April 04, 2017)

An acute and deeply insightful book of essays exploring poetic form and the role of instinct and imagination within form—from former poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning author Robert...


Solitude

by Michael Harris St. Martin's Press (April 04, 2017)

With a foreword by Nicholas Carr, author of the Pulitzer Prize–finalist The Shallows.

Today, society embraces sharing like never before. Fueled by our dependence on mobile devices and social media, we have...


Politics, Media and Campaign Language

by Stephanie Brookes Anthem Press (April 03, 2017)

‘Politics, Media and Campaign Language’ is an original, groundbreaking analysis of the story of Australian identity, told through Australian election campaign language. It argues that the story of Australian...


Raising Multilingual Children

by Julia Festman, Gregory J. Poarch & Dr. Jean-Marc Dewaele Multilingual Matters (March 29, 2017)

Have you ever been told that raising your child to speak multiple languages will harm their development? Are teachers or other professionals suspicious of your efforts? Are you sometimes unsure if you are helping...


Heidegger's Gods

by Susanne Claxton Rowman & Littlefield International (March 17, 2017)

This highly original new book highlights the importance and significance of Heidegger's engagement with the Greeks, the ways in which his views are commensurate with ecofeminism, and the insights that a study...


Place and Phenomenology

by Janet Donohoe Rowman & Littlefield International (March 17, 2017)

This cross-disciplinary book uses phenomenological method and description to explore questions of place, underscoring the significance of phenomenology for place and place for phenomenology.

The book brings together...


The End of the World

by Marcia Sa Cavalcante Schuback & Susanna Lindberg Rowman & Littlefield International (March 16, 2017)

The 'end of the world' opens up philosophical questions concerning the very notion of the world, which is a fundamental element of all existential, phenomenological and hermeneutical philosophy. Is the 'end...


The Art of Teamwork

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (March 15, 2017)

Ready to take your career to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about effective teamwork with this practical guide.

Almost everybody will have to work as part of a team at some stage of their...


Why the Dalai Lama is a Socialist

by Terry Gibbs Zed Books (March 15, 2017)

  • The first accessibly written book to link Buddhism to socialist thought and social justice more broadly
  • Interest in Buddhism has increased dramatically in recent years, particularly following the massive popularity...


The Ethics of Technology

by Sven Ove Hansson Rowman & Littlefield International (March 08, 2017)

Our daily lives are affected by new technologies at an ever increasing rate. It is becoming more and more important to assess future technologies from an ethical point of view, and to do this before they are...


Ideology, Ethics and Policy Development in Public Service Interpreting and Translation

by Carmen Valero-Garcés & Rebecca Tipton Multilingual Matters (March 08, 2017)

This edited collection brings together new research on public service interpreting and translation (PSIT) with a focus on ideology, ethics and policy development. The contributions provide fresh theoretical...


Optimizing Language Learners’ Nonverbal Behavior

by Dr. Tammy Gregersen & Dr. Peter D. MacIntyre Multilingual Matters (March 08, 2017)

This book highlights the pivotal role that nonverbal behavior plays in target language communication, affect and cognition. It integrates research tenets and video demonstrations of nonverbal behavior with structured...


Creating Experiential Learning Opportunities for Language Learners

by Melanie Bloom & Carolyn Gascoigne Multilingual Matters (March 08, 2017)

While much research has been done on experiential learning opportunities in study abroad settings, there are fewer publications devoted to experiential learning in the domestic context. This volume aims to fill...


Visualising Facebook

by Professor Daniel Miller Professor of Anthropology & Dr Jolynna Sinanan UCL Press (March 07, 2017)

Since the growth of social media, human communication has become much more visual. This book represents the first attempt to analyse the images people post on a regular basis to Facebook. It includes hundreds...


Boost Your Concentration

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (March 07, 2017)

Ready to take your career to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about boosting your concentration with this practical guide.

Concentration, attention and focus are skills that many people struggle...


The Power of Different

by Gail Saltz, M.D. Flatiron Books (March 07, 2017)

A powerful and inspiring examination of the connection between the potential for great talent and conditions commonly thought to be “disabilities,” revealing how the source of our struggles can be the origin...