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Critical Perspectives On Terrorism : Civilization, Liquidisation, Radicalisation
by Robert Imre, Barry Patterson and Joshua Snider (Author/s)
Publish: Oct 2016
ISBN-13: 9780754678557
ISBN-10:0754678555
Status:Not yet published

Price: S$232.75

Language Teacher Psychology
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Publish: Jan 2018
ISBN-13: 9781783099481

Price: S$64.00

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To date, the majority of work in language learning psychology has focused on the learner. In contrast, relatively little attention has been paid to
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To date, the majority of work in language learning psychology has focused on the learner. In contrast, relatively little attention has been paid to teacher psychology. This volume seeks to redress the imbalance by bringing together various strands of research into the psychology of language teachers. It consists of 19 contributions on well-established areas of teacher psychology, as well as areas that have only recently begun to be explored. This original collection, which covers a multitude of theoretical and methodological perspectives, makes a significant contribution to the emerging field of language teacher psychology as a domain of inquiry within language education.

Dialogues With Ethnography : Notes On Classics, And How I Read Them
Publish: Jan 2018
ISBN-13: 9781783099498

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This book persuasively argues the case that ethnography must be viewed as a full theoretical system, rather than just as a research method. Blommae
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This book persuasively argues the case that ethnography must be viewed as a full theoretical system, rather than just as a research method. Blommaert traces the influence of his reading of classic works about ethnography on his thinking, and discusses a range of authors who have influenced the development of a theoretical system of ethnography, or whose work might be productively used to develop it further. Authors examined include Hymes, Scollon, Kress, Bourdieu, Bakhtin and Lefebvre. This book will be required reading for students and scholars involved in ethnographic research, or those interested in the theory of ethnography.

Dialogues With Ethnography : Notes On Classics, And How I Read Them
Publish: Jan 2018
ISBN-13: 9781783099504

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This book persuasively argues the case that ethnography must be viewed as a full theoretical system, rather than just as a research method. Blommae
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This book persuasively argues the case that ethnography must be viewed as a full theoretical system, rather than just as a research method. Blommaert traces the influence of his reading of classic works about ethnography on his thinking, and discusses a range of authors who have influenced the development of a theoretical system of ethnography, or whose work might be productively used to develop it further. Authors examined include Hymes, Scollon, Kress, Bourdieu, Bakhtin and Lefebvre. This book will be required reading for students and scholars involved in ethnographic research, or those interested in the theory of ethnography.

Dialogues With Ethnography : Notes On Classics, And How I Read Them
Publish: Jan 2018
ISBN-13: 9781783099511

Price: S$40.00

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This book persuasively argues the case that ethnography must be viewed as a full theoretical system, rather than just as a research method. Blommae
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This book persuasively argues the case that ethnography must be viewed as a full theoretical system, rather than just as a research method. Blommaert traces the influence of his reading of classic works about ethnography on his thinking, and discusses a range of authors who have influenced the development of a theoretical system of ethnography, or whose work might be productively used to develop it further. Authors examined include Hymes, Scollon, Kress, Bourdieu, Bakhtin and Lefebvre. This book will be required reading for students and scholars involved in ethnographic research, or those interested in the theory of ethnography.

Dialogues With Ethnography : Notes On Classics, And How I Read Them
Publish: Jan 2018
ISBN-13: 9781783099528

Price: S$40.00

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This book persuasively argues the case that ethnography must be viewed as a full theoretical system, rather than just as a research method. Blommae
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This book persuasively argues the case that ethnography must be viewed as a full theoretical system, rather than just as a research method. Blommaert traces the influence of his reading of classic works about ethnography on his thinking, and discusses a range of authors who have influenced the development of a theoretical system of ethnography, or whose work might be productively used to develop it further. Authors examined include Hymes, Scollon, Kress, Bourdieu, Bakhtin and Lefebvre. This book will be required reading for students and scholars involved in ethnographic research, or those interested in the theory of ethnography.

Dialogues With Ethnography : Notes On Classics, And How I Read Them
Publish: Jan 2018
ISBN-13: 9781783099535

Price: S$40.00

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This book persuasively argues the case that ethnography must be viewed as a full theoretical system, rather than just as a research method. Blommae
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This book persuasively argues the case that ethnography must be viewed as a full theoretical system, rather than just as a research method. Blommaert traces the influence of his reading of classic works about ethnography on his thinking, and discusses a range of authors who have influenced the development of a theoretical system of ethnography, or whose work might be productively used to develop it further. Authors examined include Hymes, Scollon, Kress, Bourdieu, Bakhtin and Lefebvre. This book will be required reading for students and scholars involved in ethnographic research, or those interested in the theory of ethnography.

Qualitative Methods In Tourism Research : Theory And Practice
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Publish: Jan 2018
ISBN-13: 9781845416393

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This volume seeks to expose and illustrate new approaches and thinking in qualitative methods that are being developed and implemented in tourism r
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This volume seeks to expose and illustrate new approaches and thinking in qualitative methods that are being developed and implemented in tourism research. The contributions bring together various qualitative methods and approaches while also providing suggestions for the juxtaposition of qualitative and quantitative methods in mixed methods research. The book has been written with a cross-disciplinary approach which provides an insight into the art of research development from business, sociology and tourism perspectives. The chapters provide readers with a context and practical application examples for each method. They present a distinctive opportunity for social researchers from a range of disciplines, in particular tourism, to examine how to adapt the wide variety of qualitative approaches to their particular research needs.

Qualitative Methods In Tourism Research : Theory And Practice
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Publish: Jan 2018
ISBN-13: 9781845416409

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This volume seeks to expose and illustrate new approaches and thinking in qualitative methods that are being developed and implemented in tourism r
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This volume seeks to expose and illustrate new approaches and thinking in qualitative methods that are being developed and implemented in tourism research. The contributions bring together various qualitative methods and approaches while also providing suggestions for the juxtaposition of qualitative and quantitative methods in mixed methods research. The book has been written with a cross-disciplinary approach which provides an insight into the art of research development from business, sociology and tourism perspectives. The chapters provide readers with a context and practical application examples for each method. They present a distinctive opportunity for social researchers from a range of disciplines, in particular tourism, to examine how to adapt the wide variety of qualitative approaches to their particular research needs.

Qualitative Methods In Tourism Research : Theory And Practice
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Publish: Jan 2018
ISBN-13: 9781845416416

Price: S$64.00

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This volume seeks to expose and illustrate new approaches and thinking in qualitative methods that are being developed and implemented in tourism r
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This volume seeks to expose and illustrate new approaches and thinking in qualitative methods that are being developed and implemented in tourism research. The contributions bring together various qualitative methods and approaches while also providing suggestions for the juxtaposition of qualitative and quantitative methods in mixed methods research. The book has been written with a cross-disciplinary approach which provides an insight into the art of research development from business, sociology and tourism perspectives. The chapters provide readers with a context and practical application examples for each method. They present a distinctive opportunity for social researchers from a range of disciplines, in particular tourism, to examine how to adapt the wide variety of qualitative approaches to their particular research needs.

Qualitative Methods In Tourism Research : Theory And Practice
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Publish: Jan 2018
ISBN-13: 9781845416423

Price: S$64.00

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This volume seeks to expose and illustrate new approaches and thinking in qualitative methods that are being developed and implemented in tourism r
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This volume seeks to expose and illustrate new approaches and thinking in qualitative methods that are being developed and implemented in tourism research. The contributions bring together various qualitative methods and approaches while also providing suggestions for the juxtaposition of qualitative and quantitative methods in mixed methods research. The book has been written with a cross-disciplinary approach which provides an insight into the art of research development from business, sociology and tourism perspectives. The chapters provide readers with a context and practical application examples for each method. They present a distinctive opportunity for social researchers from a range of disciplines, in particular tourism, to examine how to adapt the wide variety of qualitative approaches to their particular research needs.

Qualitative Methods In Tourism Research : Theory And Practice
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Publish: Jan 2018
ISBN-13: 9781845416430

Price: S$64.00

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This volume seeks to expose and illustrate new approaches and thinking in qualitative methods that are being developed and implemented in tourism r
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This volume seeks to expose and illustrate new approaches and thinking in qualitative methods that are being developed and implemented in tourism research. The contributions bring together various qualitative methods and approaches while also providing suggestions for the juxtaposition of qualitative and quantitative methods in mixed methods research. The book has been written with a cross-disciplinary approach which provides an insight into the art of research development from business, sociology and tourism perspectives. The chapters provide readers with a context and practical application examples for each method. They present a distinctive opportunity for social researchers from a range of disciplines, in particular tourism, to examine how to adapt the wide variety of qualitative approaches to their particular research needs.

Representations Of The World In Language Textbooks
Publish: Jan 2018
ISBN-13: 9781783099542

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This book presents a new and comprehensive framework for the analysis of representations of culture, society and the world in textbooks for foreign
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This book presents a new and comprehensive framework for the analysis of representations of culture, society and the world in textbooks for foreign and second language learning. The framework is transferable to other kinds of learning materials and to other subjects. The framework distinguishes between five approaches: national studies, citizenship education studies, cultural studies, postcolonial studies and transnational studies. In a series of concrete analyses, the book illustrates how one can describe and uncover representations of the world in textbooks for English, German, French, Spanish, Danish and Esperanto. Each analysis is accompanied by suggestions of possible supplements and changes. The book points to the need for language learning materials to deal seriously with knowledge about the world, including its diversities and problems.

Representations Of The World In Language Textbooks
Publish: Jan 2018
ISBN-13: 9781783099559

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This book presents a new and comprehensive framework for the analysis of representations of culture, society and the world in textbooks for foreign
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This book presents a new and comprehensive framework for the analysis of representations of culture, society and the world in textbooks for foreign and second language learning. The framework is transferable to other kinds of learning materials and to other subjects. The framework distinguishes between five approaches: national studies, citizenship education studies, cultural studies, postcolonial studies and transnational studies. In a series of concrete analyses, the book illustrates how one can describe and uncover representations of the world in textbooks for English, German, French, Spanish, Danish and Esperanto. Each analysis is accompanied by suggestions of possible supplements and changes. The book points to the need for language learning materials to deal seriously with knowledge about the world, including its diversities and problems.

Representations Of The World In Language Textbooks
Publish: Jan 2018
ISBN-13: 9781783099566

Price: S$64.00

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This book presents a new and comprehensive framework for the analysis of representations of culture, society and the world in textbooks for foreign
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This book presents a new and comprehensive framework for the analysis of representations of culture, society and the world in textbooks for foreign and second language learning. The framework is transferable to other kinds of learning materials and to other subjects. The framework distinguishes between five approaches: national studies, citizenship education studies, cultural studies, postcolonial studies and transnational studies. In a series of concrete analyses, the book illustrates how one can describe and uncover representations of the world in textbooks for English, German, French, Spanish, Danish and Esperanto. Each analysis is accompanied by suggestions of possible supplements and changes. The book points to the need for language learning materials to deal seriously with knowledge about the world, including its diversities and problems.

Representations Of The World In Language Textbooks
Publish: Jan 2018
ISBN-13: 9781783099573

Price: S$64.00

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This book presents a new and comprehensive framework for the analysis of representations of culture, society and the world in textbooks for foreign
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This book presents a new and comprehensive framework for the analysis of representations of culture, society and the world in textbooks for foreign and second language learning. The framework is transferable to other kinds of learning materials and to other subjects. The framework distinguishes between five approaches: national studies, citizenship education studies, cultural studies, postcolonial studies and transnational studies. In a series of concrete analyses, the book illustrates how one can describe and uncover representations of the world in textbooks for English, German, French, Spanish, Danish and Esperanto. Each analysis is accompanied by suggestions of possible supplements and changes. The book points to the need for language learning materials to deal seriously with knowledge about the world, including its diversities and problems.

Representations Of The World In Language Textbooks
Publish: Jan 2018
ISBN-13: 9781783099580

Price: S$64.00

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This book presents a new and comprehensive framework for the analysis of representations of culture, society and the world in textbooks for foreign
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This book presents a new and comprehensive framework for the analysis of representations of culture, society and the world in textbooks for foreign and second language learning. The framework is transferable to other kinds of learning materials and to other subjects. The framework distinguishes between five approaches: national studies, citizenship education studies, cultural studies, postcolonial studies and transnational studies. In a series of concrete analyses, the book illustrates how one can describe and uncover representations of the world in textbooks for English, German, French, Spanish, Danish and Esperanto. Each analysis is accompanied by suggestions of possible supplements and changes. The book points to the need for language learning materials to deal seriously with knowledge about the world, including its diversities and problems.

Seeking Adam Smith: Finding The Shadow Curriculum Of Business
by Cox Iii Eli P
Publish: May 2017
ISBN-13: 9789813206731

Status:Published

Price: S$44.00

Special Price: S$37.40

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Seeking Adam Smith provides a fascinating insider's explanation for why business school faculty members, including the author, bear some responsibilit
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Seeking Adam Smith provides a fascinating insider's explanation for why business school faculty members, including the author, bear some responsibility for the highly destructive corporate practices evident throughout the first sixteen years of the 21st century. Since the Great Recession substantial resources and effort have been expended to incorporate ethics and corporate social responsibility into business curricula. The effectiveness of these efforts has been limited because they have little impact on the technical and core business courses serving as the gateway to the highest paying jobs. Students and practitioners may be led to conclude falsely that the business world is an ethics-free zone. Seeking Adam Smith demonstrates that greed is highly destructive motive for conducting business and the notion that greed is good is nowhere to be found in the Wealth of Nations despite claims by some of the world's leading economists. Cox offers alternative economic perspectives that are more realistic and less prone to misuse than those permeating the current business curricula. Seeking Adam Smith also contains a forward written by Thomas J. Ward who served as Senior Managing Partner of Bear Stearns during its demise and an afterward by Sherron Watkins, Enron whistle-blower and Time Person of the Year 2002.
Urolithiasis:a Comprehensive History
by Moran, Michael E.
Publish: Aug 2016
ISBN-13: 9781493953110

Status:Published

Price: S$418.00

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Urolithiasis: A Comprehensive History provides a historical sojourn into the varied manifestations of kidney stone disease. Utilizing histor
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Urolithiasis: A Comprehensive History provides a historical sojourn into the varied manifestations of kidney stone disease. Utilizing historical sources and integrating classic material with new concepts, this new volume provides depth and details on stone disease not found in modern overviews on the topic. This volume serves as a very useful tool for physicians and researchers dealing with kidney stone disease.

 

Written by a renowned expert in the field, Urolithiasis: A Comprehensive History is an in depth resource that heightens our medical understanding of this ancient disease and is of great value to urologists, nephrologists, endocrinologists interested in stone disease.

Progressive Reading Education In America:teaching Toward Social Justice
by Shannon, Patrick
Edition: 1st
Publish: Jun 2017
ISBN-13: 9781138742352
ISBN-10:113874235X
Status:Not yet published

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Through firsthand accounts of classroom practices, this new book ties 130 years of progressive education to social justice work. Based on their com
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Through firsthand accounts of classroom practices, this new book ties 130 years of progressive education to social justice work. Based on their commitments to the principle of the equal moral worth of all people, progressive teachers have challenged the obstacles of schooling that prevent some people from participating as full partners in social life in and out of the classroom and have constructed classroom and social arrangements that enable all to participate as peers in the decisions that influence their lives. Progressive reading education has been and remains key to these ties, commitments, challenges, and constructions.

The three goals in this book are to show that there are viable and worthy alternatives to the current version of "doing school"; to provide evidence of how progressive teachers have accommodated expanding notions of social justice across time, taking up issues of economic distribution of resources during the first half of the 20th century, adding the cultural recognition of the civil rights of more groups during the second half, and now, grappling with political representation of groups and individuals as national boundaries become porous; and to build coalitions around social justice work among advocates of differing, but complementary, theories and practices of literacy work.

In progressive classrooms from Harlem to Los Angeles and Milwaukee to Fairhope, Alabama, students have used reading in order to make sense of and sense in changing times, working across economic, cultural, and political dimensions of social justice. Over 100 teacher stories invite readers to join the struggle to continue the pursuit of a just democracy in America.

The Bioarchaeology Of Artificial Cranial Modifications:new Approaches To Head Shaping And Its Meanings In Pre–columbian Mesoamerica And Beyond
by Tiesler, Vera
Publish: Aug 2016
ISBN-13: 9781493953967

Status:Published

Price: S$269.98

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The artificial shaping of the skull vault of infants expresses fundamental aspects of crafted beauty, of identity, status and gender in a way no other
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The artificial shaping of the skull vault of infants expresses fundamental aspects of crafted beauty, of identity, status and gender in a way no other body practice does. Combining different sources of information, this volume contributes new interpretations on Mesoamerican head shaping traditions. Here, the head with its outer insignia was commonly used as a metaphor for designating the “self” and personhood and, as part of the body, served as a model for the indigenous universe. Analogously, the outer “looks” of the head and its anatomical constituents epitomized deeply embedded worldviews and longstanding traditions. It is in this sense that this book explores both the quotidian roles and long-standing ideological connotations of cultural head modifications in Mesoamerica and beyond, setting new standards in the discussion of the scope, caveats, and future directions involved in this study. The systematic examination of Mesoamerican skeletal series fosters an explained review of indigenous cultural history through the lens of emblematic head models with their nuanced undercurrents of religious identity and ethnicity, social organization and dynamic cultural shift. The embodied expressions of change are explored in different geocultural settings and epochs, being most visible in the centuries surrounding the Maya collapse and following the cultural clash implied by the European conquest. These glimpses on the Mesoamerican past through head practices are novel, as is the general treatment of methodology and theoretical frames. Although it is anchored in physical anthropology and archaeology (specifically bioarchaeology), this volume also integrates knowledge derived from anatomy and human physiology, historical and iconographic sources, linguistics (polisemia) and ethnography. The scope of this work is rounded up by the transcription and interpretation of the many colonial eye witness accounts on indigenous head treatments in Mesoamerica and beyond.
Applied Social Psychology And Organizational Settings
by Carroll, John S.
Edition: 1st
Publish: Jun 2017
ISBN-13: 9781138845091
ISBN-10:1138845094
Status:Not yet published

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Originally published in 1990, this title presents work that bridges social psychology and organizations. The primary goal is understanding, but tha
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Originally published in 1990, this title presents work that bridges social psychology and organizations. The primary goal is understanding, but that goal has two opposite sides: understanding organizations by bringing to bear the concepts and methods of social psychology (along with other social sciences), and understanding and developing social psychology by confronting it with the phenomena of actual organizational life. As such the authors break down some traditional stereotypical barriers between the academic world and the business world, between theoretical and applied research, between laboratory and field, and between various academic sub-disciplines. The result is a series of challenging forays into new research domains from which provocative ideas and provocative phenomena emerge.

Concise Introduction To Linear Algebra
by Hu, Qingwen
Edition: 1st
Publish: Jun 2017
ISBN-13: 9781138044494
ISBN-10:1138044490
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Concise Introduction to Linear Algebra deals with the subject of linear algebra, covering vectors and linear systems, vec
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Concise Introduction to Linear Algebra deals with the subject of linear algebra, covering vectors and linear systems, vector spaces, orthogonality, determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, singular value decomposition. It adopts an efficient approach to lead students from vectors, matrices quickly into more advanced topics including, LU decomposition, orthogonal decomposition, Least squares solutions, Gram-Schmidt process, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, diagonalizability, spectral decomposition, positive definite matrix, quadratic forms, singular value decompositions and principal component analysis. This book is designed for onesemester teaching to undergraduate students.

Dead Aid : Why Aid Is Not Working And How There Is Another Way For Africa
by Dambisa Moyo
Edition:
Publish: Dec 2015
ISBN-13: 9781846142116
ISBN-10:1846142113
Status:Not yet published

Price: S$35.95

Creative Research : The Theory And Practice Of Research For The Creative Industries
by Collins, Hilary
Publish: Oct 2015
ISBN-13: 9782940411085
ISBN-10:2940411085
Status:Published

Price: S$85.75

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Techniques and procedures for collecting and analysing different types of data are examined and analysed in detail. The skills necessary to promote th
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Techniques and procedures for collecting and analysing different types of data are examined and analysed in detail. The skills necessary to promote the effectiveness and validity of research within the creative industries are highlighted in case studies, all of which also demonstrate what a well-designed research project can achieve.
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