Cultural Representations and Signifying Practices, Second Edition
Stuart Hall, Sean Nixon and Jessica Evans
Our selection of new and forthcoming titles
- Doing Cultural Studies
The Story of the Sony Walkman
Paul du Gay, Stuart Hall, Linda Janes, Anders Koed Madsen, Hugh MackayÂ and Keith Negus
‘This publication provides a welcome opportunity to return to a classic text of cultural studies pedagogy and to apply its insights to contemporary issues of culture, media and identity and their connections to the production and consumption of technology. The combination of the original Walkman case study with useful 'back to the future' sections provides a great opportunity for students to reflect on the cultural meanings of smart phones, social media and user-generated knowledge.’ – Dr Richard Elliott, School of Media, Film and Music, University of Sussex
- Critical Learning for Social Work Students
This revised second edition will help students develop essential skills by linking activities and reflection points to practice and social work theory. There are full links to the Professional Capabilities Framework throughout and this revised edition features a new chapter on developing emotional intelligence. This new chapter makes the book particularly useful for students about to go on placement.
- Doing Research in Further Education and Training
This text is specifically written for those teaching or training to teach in Education and Training. It gives practical advice and guidance on how to carry out research in the sector. Examples and real-life scenarios from the sector are included throughout, enabling the reader to understand research in the context of their teaching.
- Doing Qualitative Research
A Practical Handbook, Fourth Edition
‘...With this book students and novice researchers alike have the resources and necessary tools to produce an effective research study, thesis, or dissertation.’ - Dale Crowe, Faculty, School of Advanced Studies , University of Phoenix