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An Introduction to Game Studies is a core textbook for game studies as an academic discipline, and is the comprehensive guide to the field. It introduces the student to the history and character of games studies as an analytical study of games in culture, and then moves to provide an overview of games as signifying and dynamic cultural constructs. This book shows how to analyze games by introducing the core analytical concepts in the contexts of games... more...

The imperatives surrounding museum representations of place have shifted from the late eighteenth century to today. The political significance of place itself has changed and continues to change at all scales, from local, civic, regional to national and supranational. At the same time, changes in population flows, migration patterns and demographic movement now underscore both cultural and political practice, be it in the accommodation of... more...

Project Success is a new six-level, four-skills series with a strong focus on workplace skills and 21st-century challenges. Geared toward adults and young adults, this highly engaging videobased program teaches English by involving students in real-life professional situations.   This blended digital course, the first of its kind for adult education English language learners, provides video, audio, digital, and print materials to... more...

Project Success is a new six-level, four-skills series with a strong focus on workplace skills and 21st-century challenges. Geared toward adults and young adults, this highly engaging videobased program teaches English by involving students in real-life professional situations.   This blended digital course, the first of its kind for adult education English language learners, provides video, audio, digital, and print... more...

Want to be a better writer? Perfect your process. Process is a vital, unsung writing skill. For example, do you fear the blank page? You may be skipping the essential early phases of writing. Do you generate swarms of ideas but never publish anything? You need strategies to focus and persist to the finish. When you learn to work with your brain instead of against it, you'll get more done and have more fun. Master the inner game of writing The... more...


One of the most significant and far-reaching events in U. S. history, the Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858 sharpened and brought to a head a number of crucial questions concerning slavery, states' rights, the legal status of blacks, and the effects of the Dred Scott decision. The debates were held as part of the campaign for the Illinois senatorial seat, pitting the two-term incumbent, Democrat Stephen A. Douglas, against the lesser-known Abraham... more...

This book presents cutting-edge papers on methods in prosody research, in which experts in the field discuss the gathering, treatment, and interpretation of spoken-language data. Covering a wide range of approaches, the volume will serve as a handbook, allowing researchers in linguistics and related fields to make more informed decisions concerning their empirical work in prosody.

Grotesque features have been among the chief characteristics of drama in English since the 1990s. This new book examines the varieties of the grotesque in the work of some of the most original playwrights of the last three decades (including Enda Walsh, Philip Ridley, Tim Crouch and Suzan-Lori Parks), focusing in particular on ethical and political issues that arise from the use of the grotesque.

This book probes for a post-native-speakerist future. It explores the nature of (English and Japanese) native-speakerism in the Japanese context, and possible grounds on which language teachers could be employed if native-speakerism is rejected (i.e., what are the language teachers of the future expected to do, and be, in practice?). It reveals the problems presented by the native-speaker model in foreign language education by exploring... more...

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