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Business & Management
Consumer Culture Theory (CCT) has developed over four decades into a unique field of study, merging various disciplines like anthropology, cultural studies, marketing, political theory, and sociology to offer fresh insights into how consumers interact with the marketplace and how commercial activities impact culture. This book, edited by prominent CCT scholars and featuring contributions from leading researchers in the field, serves as a concise and accessible introduction to CCT for students and early career researchers.
This book looks at how different educational theories can be used to address complex and vital issues in society by exploring key concepts and challenging traditional thought through an educational lens. Each topic area is explored in both theoretical and practical terms with direct application to the classroom throughout. Key topics include: The climate crisis, The Black Lives Matter movement, The rise of right-wing populism, The experience of LGBTQ+ students in school and The impact of COVID-19.
Written by award-winning author Gregory Privitera, this book aims not only to inspire your students to use statistics properly to better understand the world around them, but also to develop the skills to be lab-ready in applied research settings. Incorporating examples from current, relatable research throughout the text, Privitera shows students that statistics can be relevant, interesting, and accessible.
Rich in examples and applications to everyday life, this book is a cutting-edge and highly readable account of modern sensation and perception from both a cognitive and neurocognitive perspective. The Third Edition includes an emphasis on areas of interest to students, namely, music, clinical applications, neuropsychology, and interesting animal perception systems.
Originality is needed to achieve top marks in assignments, but what does it even mean? Simply put, it opens doors: to making a difference; to excellent marks, and to success. You’ll often find marking criteria stating you need to make an ‘original contribution’, ‘show originality’, or ‘evidence of originality’, yet it is not taught or even explained. This book addresses this, providing you with the techniques and methods you need to transform your work and achieve better grades. It will even give you the upper hand in the age of AI.