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  • Towards the humanisation of birth: A study of epidural analgesia and hospital birth culture 

    Newnham, Elizabeth; McKellar, L; Pincombe, J (2018)
    This book examines the future of birthing practices, particularly by focusing on epidural analgesia in childbirth. It describes historical and cultural trajectories that have shaped the way in which birth is understood in ...
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  • Domestic Environmental Labour: An Ecofeminist Perspective on Making Homes Greener 

    Farbotko, Carol (2018)
    This book addresses the question of domestic environmental labour from an ecofeminist perspective. A work of cultural geography, it explores the proposition that the practice and politics of domestic labour being undertaken ...
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  • Statistical Power Analysis: A Simple and General Model for Traditional and Modern Hypothesis Tests, Second Ediction 

    Murphy, Kevin R.; Myors, Brett (2004)
    This book presents a simple and general method for conducting statistical power analysis based on the widely used F statistic. The book illustrates how these analyses work and how they can be applied to problems of studying ...
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  • Chinese Language in Law: Code Red 

    Cao, Deborah (2018)
    The book explores some of the intricacies, dilemmas, and idiosyncrasies of the Chinese language used in the legal context, analyzing linguistic matters in both monolingual Chinese context and cross-linguistically when ...
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  • The Great Recession: Rethinking Macroeconomics for Employment and Development 

    Chowdhury, A.; Islam, Iyanatul (2018)
    The chapters in this volume were written as commentaries between mid-2008 and early-2016 in the wake of the Great Recession of 2008-2009. The primary topics around which the various essays are compiled are: (a) crisis and ...
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  • Teachers and Teacher Unions in a Globalised World History, theory and policy in Ireland 

    Carr, John; Beckett, Lori (2018)
    Teachers and Teacher Unions in a Globalised World asks a series of pressing questions of teacher educators, teachers and teacher unions worldwide in this era of global capitalism. As governments around the world support ...
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  • Learning in Work A Negotiation Model of Socio-personal Learning 

    Smith, Raymond (2018)
    This book explores and progresses the concept of negotiation as a means of describing and explaining individuals’ learning in work. It challenges the undertheorised and generic use of the concept in contemporary work-learning ...
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  • Dislocation, Writing, and Identity in Australian and Persian Literature 

    Abbasi, Hasti (2018)
    This study aims to foreground key literary works in Persian and Australian culture that deal with the representation of exile and dislocation. Through cultural and literary analysis, Dislocation, Writing, and Identity in ...
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  • Conceptualisation of Integration: An Australian Muslim Counter-Narrative 

    Hersi, Abdi (2018)
    This book identifies and examines the meanings of integration from the perspective of Australian Muslims, through analysis of focus group discussions and in-depth interviews in the South East Queensland region. It provides ...
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  • Characteristics of Parties Involved in Domestic Violence Protection Order 

    Bulbeck, Chilla; Stewart, Anna; Power, Des; Kwilco, L. (1997)
    Queensland statistics demonstrate the continuing incidence of domestic violence, applications for protection orders increasing from 517 in the Act's first full year of operation in 1990-91 to 1024 in 1995-6. Studies ...
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  • Work, Subjectivity and Learning 

    Billett, Stephen; Fenwick, Tara; Somerville, Margaret (2006)
    In recent year, efforts to understand learning for and throughout working life have moved away from a focus on workplace training to concerns about learning as a component and outcome of engaging in work and work-related ...
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  • Managing Sport Business: An Introduction 

    Trenberth, Linda; Hassan, David (2012)
    Contemporary sport is both a sophisticated and complex international business and a mass participatory practice run largely by volunteers and community organizations. This authoritative and comprehensive introduction to ...
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  • Intelligent Vehicle Technologies: Theory and Applications 

    Vlacic, Ljubo; Parent, M.; Harashima, Fumio (2001)
    'Intelligent Vehicle Technologies' covers the growing field of intelligent technologies, from intelligent control systems to intelligent sensors. Systems such as in-car navigation devices and cruise control are already ...
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  • Gender and The Victorian Periodical 

    Fraser, Hilary; Green, Stephanie; Johnston, Judith (2003)
    Examining the important role played by the Victorian periodical in defining and refining gender roles during the second half of the nineteenth century, this study analyzes the periodical press in nineteenth-century culture. ...
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  • The Piano Mill 

    Wolfe, Bruce; Wolfe, Jocelyn; Griswold, Erik; Tomlinson, V. (2018)
    Situated in the remote highlands between Stanthorpe and Tenterfield, The Piano Mill is a unique architectural feature, homage to the musical history of outback Australia, and outrageous musical instrument all in one. The ...
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  • 第二言語としての日本語の発音とリズム /渓水社(広島)/鶴谷千春 

    Tsurutani, Chiharu (2008)
    Pronunciation and rhythm are particularly important aspects of acquiring a new language, even if language teaching often fails to acknowledge this. In this book I examine key issues concerning pronunciation and rhythm of ...
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  • The beauty and the abuse: A handbook on relationships and emotions in academia 

    Munar, Ana Maria; Caton, Kellee; Eger, Claudia; Jeffrey, Heather; Khoo-Lattimore, Catheryn; Lynch, Paul; Morgan, Nigel; Yang, Elaine (2017)
    This handbook encourages dialogue and reflexivity on human relationships and emotions in academic environments. Fifteen vignettes inspired by real stories are presented. These narratives explore the light and shade of how ...
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  • Att leda från mitten - lärare som driver professionell utveckling 

    Ronnerman, Karin; Edwards-Groves, Christine; Grootenboer, Peter (2018)
    Mellanledare är ett vanligt inslag i skolan idag. Det handlar om lärare med ledande roller, till exempel handledare, mentorer, förebilder, förhandlare, professionella utvecklare och ledare. Genom sin nyckelroll och sitt ...
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  • Emerging Technologies and Work-Integrated Learning Experiences in Allied Health Education 

    Singh, Indu; Raghuvanshi, Karun (2018)
    The Internet serves as an essential tool in promoting health awareness through the circulation of important research among the medical professional community. While digital tools and technologies have greatly improved ...
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  • Positioning the Gold Coast in Domestic Tourist Markets 

    Harrison-Hill, Tracey; Fairley, Sheranne; Chalip, Laurence (2002)
    The Gold Coast Tourism Visioning project articulates a set of core values and principles that underpin a preferred future for the sustainable prosperity of Australia's leading tourism destination in the medium to longer ...
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