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  • The Routledge Handbook of Multimodal Analysis

    The Routledge Handbook of Multimodal Analysis

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138245198

    Multimodality is an innovative approach to representation, communication and interaction which looks beyond language to investigate the multitude of ways we communicate: through images, sound and music to gestures, body posture and the use of space.…

  • Telling About Society

    Telling About Society
    av Howard S. Becker

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226041261

    One of French writer Georges Perec's most famous pieces, "I Remember", consists of 480 numbered paragraphs - each just a few short lines recalling a memory from his childhood. The work has neither a beginning nor an end, nor does it contain any anal…

  • Aid and Development

    Aid and Development
    av John Overton

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367414849

    This book provides an overview of what aid is, how it has changed over time and how it is practiced, as well as debates about whether aid works, for whom and what its future might be.The text shows how 'aid' is a contested and fluid concept that inv…

  • Aid and Development

    Aid and Development
    av John Overton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367414832

    This book provides an overview of what aid is, how it has changed over time and how it is practiced, as well as debates about whether aid works, for whom and what its future might be.The text shows how 'aid' is a contested and fluid concept that inv…

  • Democratization And The Islamist Challenge In The Arab World

    Democratization And The Islamist Challenge In The Arab World
    av Najib Ghadbian

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367160142

    The rise of Islamic movements in the Arab world over the last decade coincided with a move toward democratization throughout the region, yet after hopeful early signs, progress toward democratization has stalled or has even been reversed in all but…

  • Democratization and the Islamist Challenge in the Arab World

    Democratization and the Islamist Challenge in the Arab World
    av Najib Ghadbian

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367010270

    The rise of Islamic movements in the Arab world over the last decade coincided with a move toward democratization throughout the region, yet after hopeful early signs, progress toward democratization has stalled or has even been reversed in all but…

  • Immigration and Integration Policy in Europe

    Immigration and Integration Policy in Europe
    av Haider Abbas

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367336455

    This book analyzes contemporary changes in immigration and integration policy in the wake of populism and rise of right-wing parties across the world. It examines how, in the face of substantial migratory flows, rising security concerns regarding im…

  • Global Middle East

    Global Middle East

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520295353

    Localities, countries, and regions develop through complex interactions with others. This striking volume highlights global interconnectedness seen through the prism of the Middle East, both "global-in" and "global-out." It delves into the region's…

  • Global Middle East

    Global Middle East

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520295339

    Localities, countries, and regions develop through complex interactions with others. This striking volume highlights global interconnectedness seen through the prism of the Middle East, both "global-in" and "global-out." It delves into the region's…

  • The Palgrave Handbook of Small Arms and Conflicts in Africa

    The Palgrave Handbook of Small Arms and Conflicts in Africa

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030621827

    This handbook provides critical analyses of the theory and practices of small arms proliferation and its impact on conflicts and organized violence in Africa. It examines the terrains, institutions, factors and actors that drive armed conflict and a…

  • Vietnam

    Vietnam
    av Bill Hayton

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300249637

    A much-needed behind-the-scenes survey of an emerging Asian power The eyes of the West have recently been trained on China and India, but Vietnam is rising fast among its Asian peers. A breathtaking period of social change has seen foreign investmen…

  • Russians Are Coming, Again

    Russians Are Coming, Again
    av Jeremy Kuzmarov

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781583676943

    "In The Russians are Coming Again, Jeremy Kuzmarov and John Marciano present an excellent and well researched effort to remind liberal America of how awful the Cold War was and how it was based on a cynical exaggeration of a largely fictional `Russi…

  • Story Smart

    Story Smart
    av Kendall Haven

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610698115

    This one-of-a-kind book reveals the secrets of a story's power to persuade, inspire, influence, and to teach.Our brains have been evolutionarily hardwired to think, to make sense, and to understand in simple-but hidden-story terms. You'll discover t…

  • From Recipients to Donors

    From Recipients to Donors
    av Doctor Emma Mawdsley

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848139466

    From Recipients to Donors examines the emergence, or re-emergence, of a large number of nations as partners and donors in international development, from global powers such as Brazil, China and India, to Gulf states such as Saudi Arabia, to former s…

  • From Recipients to Donors

    From Recipients to Donors
    av Doctor Emma Mawdsley

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848139473

    From Recipients to Donors examines the emergence, or re-emergence, of a large number of nations as partners and donors in international development, from global powers such as Brazil, China and India, to Gulf states such as Saudi Arabia, to former s…

  • Foundations of Multiliteracies

    Foundations of Multiliteracies
    av Michele Anstey

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138079908

    Using the concept of multiliteracies and multimodality, this book provides foundation knowledge about the new and continuously changing literacies of the 21st century. It details the five semiotic systems (linguistic, visual, auditory, gestural and…

  • Weaponized Words

    Weaponized Words
    av Kurt Braddock

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108464871

    Strengthen your understanding of the persuasive mechanisms used by terrorist groups and how they are effective in order to defeat them. Weaponized Words applies existing theories of persuasion to domains unique to this digital era, such as social me…

  • Weaponized Words

    Weaponized Words
    av Kurt Braddock

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108474528

    Strengthen your understanding of the persuasive mechanisms used by terrorist groups and how they are effective in order to defeat them. Weaponized Words applies existing theories of persuasion to domains unique to this digital era, such as social me…

  • Extractivisms

    Extractivisms
    av Eduardo Gudynas

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781773631769

    Nature and communities in the global south is being overwhelmed at a shocking rate. In many places this is due to ventures such as large-scale open-pit mining, oil extraction in tropical areas, and the spread of monocultures. These and other such fo…

  • Extractivisms

    Extractivisms
    av Eduardo Gudynas

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788530637

  • Elements of Semiology

    Elements of Semiology
    av Roland Barthes

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374521462

  • The Future of Africa

    The Future of Africa
    av Jakkie Cilliers

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030465896

    This open access textbook offers a critical introduction to human and economic development prospects in Africa revolving around three questions: where is Africa today, what explains the current state, and, given historical trends and what we know ab…

  • Routledge Companion to Global Cyber-Security Strategy

    Routledge Companion to Global Cyber-Security Strategy

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367024239

    This companion provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date comparative overview of the cyber-security strategies and doctrines of the major states and actors in Europe, North America, South America, Africa, and Asia. The volume offers an introduc…

  • Conversation Analysis

    Conversation Analysis
    av Jack Sidnell

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405159012

    Combining the main findings, methods and analytic techniques ofthis central approach to language and social interaction, alongwith real-life examples and step-by-step explanations, Conversation Analysis is the ideal student guide to thefield. * Intr…

  • Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival

    Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival
    av David Pilling

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143126959

    " A]n excellent book..." --The Economist Financial Times Asia editor David Pilling presents a fresh vision of Japan, drawing on his own deep experience, as well as observations from a cross section of Japanese citizenry, including novelist Haruki Mu…

  • The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time

    The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time
    av Jeffrey D. Sachs

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143036586

    A respected international economic advisor and the director of The Earth Institute shares a wide-spectrum theory about how to enable economic success throughout the world, identifying the different categories into which various nations fall in today…

  • Migration, Remittances, and Sustainable Development in Africa

    Migration, Remittances, and Sustainable Development in Africa

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367256470

    This book provides a strong multidisciplinary examination of the links between migration, remittances and sustainable development in Africa. It makes evidence-based policy recommendations on migration to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goal…

  • Routledge Handbook of Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency in Africa

    Routledge Handbook of Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency in Africa

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138575394

    This book illustrates how Africa's defence and security domains have been radically altered by drastic changes in world politics and local ramifications.First, the contributions of numerous authors highlight the transnational dimensions of counterte…

  • The Global Architecture of Multilateral Development Banks

    The Global Architecture of Multilateral Development Banks
    av Adrian Robert Bazbauers

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367440244

    This book explores the evolution of the 30 functioning multilateral development banks (MDBs). MDBs have their roots in the growing system of international finance and multilateral cooperation, with the first recognisable MDB being proposed by Latin…

  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers

    Behind the Beautiful Forevers
    av Katherine Boo

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812979329

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER - NAMED ONE OF TIME'S TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE "Inspiring . . . extraordinary . . . Katherine Boo] shows us how people in the most desperate circumstances can find the resilience…

  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers

    Behind the Beautiful Forevers
    av Katherine Boo

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780606351737

    In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in…

  • Peacekeeping in the Midst of War

    Peacekeeping in the Midst of War
    av Lisa Hultman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198845577

    Civil wars have caused tremendous human suffering in the last century, and the United Nations is often asked to send peacekeepers to stop ongoing violence. Yet despite being the most visible tool of international intervention, policymakers and schol…

  • Under Beijing's Shadow

    Under Beijing's Shadow
    av Murray Hiebert

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442281387

    China's rise and stepped-up involvement in Southeast Asia have prompted a blend of anticipation and unease among its smaller neighbors. The stunning growth of China has yanked up the region's economies, but its militarization of the South China Sea…

  • Understanding Organizational Sustainability through African Proverbs

    Understanding Organizational Sustainability through African Proverbs
    av Chiku Malunga

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853396526

    African cultural heritage, passed on from generation to generation, has been a source of guidance for African communities in times of peace, uncertainty, birth, life and earth. In Understanding Organizational Sustainability Through African Proverbs,…

  • Adorno

    Adorno
    av Stefan Muller-Doohm

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745631097

    'Even the biographical individual is a social category', wrote Adorno. 'It can only be defined in a living context together with others.' In this major new biography, Stefan Muller-Doohm turns this maxim back on Adorno himself and provides a rich an…

  • Media Semiotics

    Media Semiotics
    av Jonathan Bignell

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719062056

    Media semiotics is a lucid investigation of the critical approach in contemporary media studies. Using examples such as Big Brother and Billy Elliot, Jonathan Bignell steps easily from basic concepts to more complex theories, while devoting chapters…

  • Anti-Politics Machine

    Anti-Politics Machine
    av James Ferguson

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816624379

    Development, it is generally assumed, is good and necessary, and in its name the West has intervened, implementing all manner of projects in the impoverished regions of the world. When these projects fail, as they do with astonishing regularity, the…

  • Influencer

    Influencer
    av T. Bettina Cornwell

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367481162

    The influential are no longer only those with celebrity status - but until now there has been no authoritative resource on the theory and practice of influencer marketing. This book will educate and inspire decision makers, researchers, students, an…

  • Influencer

    Influencer
    av T. Bettina Cornwell

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367468491

    The influential are no longer only those with celebrity status - but until now there has been no authoritative resource on the theory and practice of influencer marketing. This book will educate and inspire decision makers, researchers, students, an…

  • The Land Beyond

    The Land Beyond
    av Leon McCarron

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780755600960

    Shortlisted for the Adventure Travel Book of the Year at the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards.There are many reasons why it might seem unwise to walk, mostly alone, through the Middle East. That, in part, is exactly why Leon McCarron did it. Fr…

  • Course in General Linguistics

    Course in General Linguistics
    av Ferdinand de Saussure

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472512055

    Ferdinand de Saussure is commonly regarded as one of the fathers of 20th Century Linguistics. His lectures, posthumously published as the Course in General Linguistics ushered in the structuralist mode which marked a key turning point in modern thou…

  • Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Century

    Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Century

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405181648

    Bringing together top listening scholars from a range of disciplines and real world perspectives, Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Century offers a state-of-the-art overview of what we know and think about listening behavior in the 21st…

  • The Language of Fashion

    The Language of Fashion
    av Roland Barthes

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472505422

    Roland Barthes was one of the most widely influential thinkers of the 20th Century and his immensely popular and readable writings have covered topics ranging from wrestling to photography. The semiotic power of fashion and clothing were of perennia…

  • Losing Military Supremacy

    Losing Military Supremacy
    av Andrei Martyanov

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780998694757

    Our competitive edge has eroded in every domain of warfare - air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace,General Mattis said. And it is continually eroding. American exceptionalist culture has deep roots in the American founding, which even Alexis De Tocq…

  • The Art of Listening

    The Art of Listening
    av Les Back

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845201210

    Our culture is one that speaks rather than listens. From reality TV to political rallies, there is a clamour to be heard, to narrate, and to receive attention. It reduces 'reality' to revelation and voyeurism. The Art of Listening argues that this w…

  • The Art of Listening

    The Art of Listening
    av Les Back

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845201203

    Our culture is one that speaks rather than listens. From reality TV to political rallies, there is a clamour to be heard, to narrate, and to receive attention. It reduces 'reality' to revelation and voyeurism. The Art of Listening argues that this w…

  • Munitions of the Mind

    Munitions of the Mind
    av Philip M. Taylor

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719067679

    New edition of a classic work on the history of propaganda. Topical new chapters on the 1991 Gulf War, September 11 and terrorism. An ideal textbook for all international courses covering media and communication studies. Considers the history of pro…

  • The Book of Memory

    The Book of Memory
    av Mary Carruthers

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521716314

    Mary Carruthers's classic study of the training and uses of memory for a variety of purposes in European cultures during the Middle Ages has fundamentally changed the way scholars understand medieval culture. This fully revised and updated second ed…

  • The Book of Memory

    The Book of Memory
    av Mary Carruthers

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521888202

    Mary Carruthers's classic study of the training and uses of memory for a variety of purposes in European cultures during the Middle Ages has fundamentally changed the way scholars understand medieval culture. This fully revised and updated second ed…

  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity

    Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
    av Katherine Boo

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594136184

    From Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo, a landmark work of narrative nonfiction that tells the dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the twenty-first century's great, unequal cities. In thi…

  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity

    Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
    av Katherine Boo

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400067558

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER - NAMED ONE OF TIME'S TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE "Inspiring . . . extraordinary . . . Katherine Boo] shows us how people in the most desperate circumstances can find the resilience…

  • Analysing Politics and Protest in Digital Popular Culture

    Analysing Politics and Protest in Digital Popular Culture
    av Lyndon Way

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526497956

    "Gives students the tools they need to uncover for themselves the hidden politics of today's digital infotainment labyrinth." - Theo van Leeuwen, University of Southern Denmark and University of New South Wales. We now increasingly encounter and do…

  • Analysing Politics and Protest in Digital Popular Culture

    Analysing Politics and Protest in Digital Popular Culture
    av Lyndon Way

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526497963

    "Gives students the tools they need to uncover for themselves the hidden politics of today's digital infotainment labyrinth." - Theo van Leeuwen, University of Southern Denmark and University of New South Wales. We now increasingly encounter and do…

  • Basic Concepts of Intercultural Communication

    Basic Concepts of Intercultural Communication
    av Milton Bennett

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780983955849

    In the long-awaited second edition of Basic Concepts of Intercultural Communication, Milton J. Bennett provides a comprehensive overview of the field from a constructivist perspective. In addition to his insightful analysis, Bennett offers a full co…

  • Decoding the Sino-North Korean Borderlands

    Decoding the Sino-North Korean Borderlands

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789462987562

    Since the 1990s, the Chinese-North Korean border region has undergone a gradual transformation into a site of intensified cooperation, competition, and intrigue. These changes have prompted a significant volume of critical scholarship and media comm…

  • Challenging the Aid Paradigm

    Challenging the Aid Paradigm

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349367375

    Challenging the Aid Paradigm critically examines central aspects of Western international aid policy, while at the same time exploring non-western, especially Chinese, aid and assesses to what extent these may be competitive or complementary.

  • Development: A Very Short Introduction

    Development: A Very Short Introduction
    av Ian Goldin

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198736257

    What do we mean by development? How can citizens, governments and the international community foster development? The process by which nations escape poverty and achieve economic and social progress has been the subject of extensive examination for…

  • The Rice Economies

    The Rice Economies
    av Francesca Bray

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520086203

    The contrast in the rate of growth between Western and Eastern societies since 1800 has caused Asian societies to be characterized as backward and resistant to change, though until 1600 or so certain Asian states were technologically far in advance…

  • Text and Image

    Text and Image
    av John Bateman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415841986

    Text and image are used together in an increasingly flexible fashion and many disciplines and areas of study are now attempting to understand how these combinations work.This introductory textbook explores and analyses the various approaches to mult…

  • Text and Image

    Text and Image
    av John Bateman

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415841979

    Text and image are used together in an increasingly flexible fashion and many disciplines and areas of study are now attempting to understand how these combinations work.This introductory textbook explores and analyses the various approaches to mult…

  • The Destiny of a King

    The Destiny of a King
    av Georges Dumezil

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226169767

    The preeminent scholar of comparative studies of Indo-European society, Georges Dumezil theorized that ancient and prehistoric Indo-European culture and literature revolved around three major functions: sovereignty, force, and fertility. This work t…

  • Communicating Across Cultures

    Communicating Across Cultures
    av Stella Ting-Toomey

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781462536474

    This highly regarded text--now revised and expanded with 50% new material--helps students and professionals build their knowledge and competencies for effective intercultural communication in any setting. The authors' comprehensive, updated theoreti…

  • Communicating Across Cultures

    Communicating Across Cultures
    av Stella Ting-Toomey

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781462536481

    This highly regarded text--now revised and expanded with 50% new material--helps students and professionals build their knowledge and competencies for effective intercultural communication in any setting. The authors' comprehensive, updated theoreti…

  • State-Directed Development

    State-Directed Development
    av Atul Kohli

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521545259

    Why have some developing country states been more successful at facilitating industrialization than others? An answer to this question is developed by focusing both on patterns of state construction and intervention aimed at promoting industrializat…

  • State-Directed Development

    State-Directed Development
    av Atul Kohli

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521836708

    Why have some developing country states been more successful at facilitating industrialization than others? An answer to this question is developed by focusing both on patterns of state construction and intervention aimed at promoting industrializat…