Author: Gillian Rose
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
Keywords: visual, materials, interpretation, introduction, methodologies
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 2001-05
List price: $135.00
ISBN-10: 0761966641
ISBN-13: 9780761966647

This book is an introduction to reading visual culture. It explains which methods are available to the undergraduate student and shows exactly how to use them. The book begins with a discussion of general themes and recent debates, on the meaning of culture and the function of the visual, that offers a critical inquiry into the relation of visual images to social identities and social relations. Gillian Rose then goes on to investigate in detail the different methods for interpreting visual images. The strengths and weaknesses of each method are discussed in relation to a detailed case stu

Authors:Jerry Wellington, Ann-Marie Bathmaker, Cheryl Hunt, G
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
Keywords: skills, series, study, sage, doctorate, succeeding
Number of Pages: 240
Published: 2005-05-20
List price: $49.95
ISBN-10: 1412901162
ISBN-13: 9781412901161

Whether you undertaking a taught doctorate, or a course of study leading to a PhD, this book offers complete, up-to-date guidance and discussion on all aspects of successful doctoral work. The five experienced authors give advice on every stage in the process of completing a doctorate, from helping you to engage in critical reflection to better understand your own research biases, to useful guidelines on preparing for, and surviving, the viva. Combining general discussion with practical advice, this book is an essential companion to your research. Topics include: Preparing for a doctor

Author: George Argyrous
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
Keywords: spss, guide, research, statistics
Number of Pages: 416
Published: 2005-11-23
List price: $56.95
ISBN-10: 1412919487
ISBN-13: 9781412919487

In this thoroughly updated edition of Statistics for Research, George Argyrous explains statistical concepts in a highly readable and accessible way without assuming a formal knowledge of statistics. Using practical examples from a variety of disciplines and concentrating on the clear explanation of a wide range of statistical techniques, this book is an easy-to-read and comprehensive introduction and guide to SPSS. Perfect for students and researchers new to statistics, this book provides: Clear explanations of all the main techniques of statistical analysis provided in layman’s te

Author: Eric Louw
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
Keywords: production, cultural, media
Number of Pages: 229
Published: 2001-08-09
List price: $54.95
ISBN-10: 0761965831
ISBN-13: 9780761965831

This book offers a fresh and accessible introduction to the relationship between media power and cultural production. By marshalling a range of theoretical perspectives from political economy and cultural studies, The Media and Cultural Production invites the reader to analyze the relationship between the making of meaning, political, economic and social power and the machinery of cultural production - the media. The book: Critically examines the notion of the `cultural industries’ Examines the regulatory framework in which the cultural industries operate Looks at the impact of glob

Author: Steve W. Duck
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
Keywords: relationships, human
Number of Pages: 312
Published: 2007-03-08
List price: $44.95
ISBN-10: 1412929997
ISBN-13: 9781412929998

The Fourth Edition of this highly successful textbook provides a unique and comprehensive introduction to the study and understanding of human relationships. This thoroughly revised edition combines the most recent research from social, personality, and developmental psychology, communication studies, family studies, and sociology with greater interdisciplinarity coverage and emphasis on processes of everyday life. Fresh insights from family studies, developmental psychology, occupational, and organizational psychology also combine to bring new perspectives to this thorough survey of the field

Authors:Alex Nicholls, Charlotte Opal,
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
Keywords: ethical, consumption, driven, market, trade, fair
Number of Pages: 288
Published: 2005-07-12
List price: $51.95
ISBN-10: 1412901057
ISBN-13: 9781412901055

’Today, Fair Trade finds itself at a crucial point in its evolution from alternative trading mechanism to a mainstream economic model. As the only certifier in the largest Fair Trade market in the world, TransFair USA has observed the explosive growth in consumer awareness and business interest in Fair Trade certification. New research into the progress of Fair Trade to date and, crucially, its key future directions is urgently needed. Fair Trade is therefore a valuable and timely contribution.The range and depth of the book is considerable. It is international in outlook and engages wit

Author: Angela Phillips
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
Keywords: journalists, writing
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 2007-01-19
List price: $43.95
ISBN-10: 1412919177
ISBN-13: 9781412919173

This is a book about the art of writing for newspapers and magazine, but doesn’t look at punctuation, spelling, and the stylistic conventions of ‘everyday’ journalism. Instead, Good Writing For Journalists presents extended examples of writing which are powerful, memorable, colorful, or funny. Each piece is contextualized and analyzed encouraging readers to learn from the best practitioners. This book inspires those who want to make their writing individual and memorable. Along the way the major elements of non-fiction writing are introduced, in chapters organized by genre
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