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Reference sources and readers
Encyclopedias and readers in specific fields can be a great introduction to key themes and vocabulary of the disciplines.
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The Curriculum Studies Reader
From John Dewey's nineteenth-century creed to Nel Noddings' provocative twenty-first-century analysis of the Common Core, this thoughtful combination of well-recognized and pivotal work provides a complete survey of the discipline, coupled with concrete examples of innovative curriculum and an examination of current topics.
Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology
Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology is a comprehensive reference work and is the first reference work in English that comprehensively looks at psychological topics from critical as well as international points of view.
Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering
Two-volume encyclopedia including 87 articles on topics ranging from acid rain, air pollution, and community health, to environmental law, instrumentation, modeling, alternative energy, toxicology, radioactive waste, and water treatment.
The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader
Challenging the notion of feminism as a unified discourse, this second edition of The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader assembles a wide array of writings that address art, film, architecture, popular culture, new media and other visual fields from a feminist perspective. The essays, 40% of which are new to the second edition, are informed by the authors' deep attention to historical, geographical, and disciplinary contexts as well as by cutting edge concerns such as globalization, diasporic cultural shifts, developments in new media technologies, and intersectional identity politics.
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