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  • Jones, Meredith (Berg Publishers, 2008)
    Cosmetic surgery is everywhere: we are surrounded by altered, enhanced, skinny and stretched celebrities, in a hyped media culture that focuses increasingly on the body beautiful. Once only associated with the rich and ...
  • Mccarthy, Conor (Boydell & Brewer Ltd, 2008)
    Seamus Heaney's engagement with medieval literature constitutes a significant body of work by a major poet that extends across four decades, including a landmark translation of Beowulf. This book, the first to look exclusively ...
  • Chan, Anita; Madsen, Richard; Unger, Jonathan (University of California Press, 2009)
  • Mercanti, Stefano (Rodopi, 2009)
    Raja Rao, one of the founding figures of Indian English literature, is re-examined in this comprehensive study of his fiction, which offers a fresh critical investigation into both his short stories and his novels. ...
  • Mccarthy, Peter (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)
    InWriting Diaspora in the West, Peter McCarthy argues that the surveyors and theoreticians of modern human subjectivity have discovered in the margins a motherland, nourishing and nurturing them in the fantastic culture ...
  • Sun, Wanning (Routledge, 2009)
    Maid in China is the first systematic, book-length investigation of internal rural migration in post-Mao China focused on the day-to-day production and consumption of popular media. Taking the rural maid in the urban home ...
  • Martinec, Radan; Van Leeuwen, Theodoor (Routledge, 2009)
    The Language of New Media Design is an innovative new textbook presenting methods on the design and analysis of a variety of non-linear texts, from websites to CD-Roms. Integrating theory and practice, the book explores a ...
  • Morita, Keiko (Taiyo Shobo, 2009)
    This is the 5th book on Aikoku Fujinkai.
  • Bell, Philip (Intellect, University of Chicago Press, 2010)
    The eight essays in this book address overlapping aspects of the theoretical assumption that human experience, culture, communication, and 'life' itself can be meaningfully understood without reference to 'human nature' ...
  • Morita, Keiko (Taiyo Shobo, 2010)
    This is 6th book on Aikoku Fujinkai.
  • Pennycook, Alastair (Routledge, 2010)
    Language as a Local Practice addresses the questions of language, locality and practice as a way of moving forward in our understanding of how language operates as an integrated social and spatial activity. By taking ...
  • Hood, Susan (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)
    The book makes an important contribution to our understanding of academic writing in English with a focus on how published writers take an evaluative stance in the introductions to published research articles. Drawing on ...
  • Macnamara, James (Peter Lang, 2010)
    This book synthesizes competing theories and disciplinary viewpoints and integrates existing as well as new research to provide a comprehensive, holistic view of the 21st century (r)evolution in media and public communication. ...
  • Appleby, Roslyn (Multilingual Matters, 2010)
    For believers in the power of English, language as aid can deliver the promise of a brighter future; but in a neocolonial world of international development, a gulf exists between belief and reality. Rich with echoes of ...
  • Robinson, Catherine (Syracuse University Press, 2011)
    What is it to feel horneless, to be without the orienting geography of home? Beside One''s Self delivers a response to this question making equally central retrospective reexaminations of my past ethnographic and biographic ...
  • Angelucci, Malcolm (Troubador, 2011)
    Words Against Words is the first book to consider the philosophical works of Carlo Michelstaedter (1887-1910) from a stylistic point of view. It focuses on the links between poetic and rhetoric in Michelstaedter?s major ...
  • Carrillo Garcia, Beatriz (Routledge, 2011)
    While much has been written about rural migrant workers' experiences in the big cities, population movements into China's vast network of towns and small cities has been largely neglected. This book presents a detailed ...
  • Chan, Lai-Ha (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)
    China Engages Global Health Governance is the first book to systematically examine China's participation in the global health domain. It examines how and why China changed its stance on its HIV/AIDS epidemic and investigates ...
  • Vulture 
    Van Dooren, Thom (Reaktion Books, 2011)
    Simply because they are large scavenging birds, vultures are often viewed as harbingers of death. But, as Thom van Dooren shows in this cultural and natural history, that dominant association leaves us with a very ...
  • Pennycook, Alastair (Multilingual Matters, 2012)
    This book looks at language in unexpected places. Drawing on a diversity of materials and contexts, including farewell addresses to British workers in colonial India, letters written from parents to their children at home, ...