Mobile and Wireless Communications One of the very first books published on the social impact of the mobile phone was Timo Kopomaa’s The City in Your Pocket: Birth of the Mobile Information Society. The book, published in 2000, was based on research that Kopomaa had undertaken for Nokia and Sonera as part of his doctoral studies in the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies at...
Anti-Social Behaviour From the Daily Mail's claim of Britain being named ‘Yob Capital of Europe’, to the headline in The Times of ‘Tearaway given ASBO at 10’, the subject of anti-social behaviour has been given a huge amount of political, social, media, public policy and academic interest in recent years.
New Literacies: Everyday Practices and Social Learning
“Like a compass guiding you to what’s important and why in this rapidly evolving field, this new edition is utterly stimulating but also thoughtful and measured.”
Daniel Cassany, Literacy Researcher and Teacher, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
"Essential reading for those...
How to Write a Thesis
In evaluations, unsolicited emails and narratives of their experiences, doctoral
and masters students tell me that the first edition helped them get started and
complete their theses. For example, one supervisor told me that she knew
some students who were writing a ‘page 98 paper’, using prompts in a box on
How to Get a PhD - 4th edition (Study Skills)
This is a handbook for Ph.D. students, providing a practical, realistic understanding of the processes of doing research for a doctorate.
New to this edition: a section on increasingly popular professional doctorates such as Ed.D., D.B.A., and D.Eng; material for supervisors of overseas, part-time, and mature students; and a...
Coaching Skills: A Handbook
Review of the first edition:
"I have just read my first - and probably last - whole book on coaching. It is my last because it has done the job, giving me the most comprehensive examination of the art."
David Amos, former Deputy Director of HR at the DoH, writing in the Health Service...
Nursing Older Adults
"Never was a book like this more urgently needed. Its combination of authority and experience makes it especially valuable. Its wisdom is based on the knowledge and understanding of how growing frail really afflicts older people. We who have known independence and freedom need to have our lives respected. This book makes a good...
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