The Handbook of Applied Linguistics The Handbook of Applied Linguistics is a collection of over 30 original articles that provide a comprehensive and up-to-date picture of the field of applied linguistics. The Handbook is divided in parts that demonstrate the two main approaches to the field: applications of linguistics to real world language data with the purpose of further understanding language and evaluating linguistic theory; and the problem based approach that investigates real world language with the purpose of understanding language use and ameliorating social problems.
The Handbook of Language and Gender
The Handbook of Language and Genderis a collection of articles written by a team of leading specialists in the field that examines the implications of gender ideologies for the ways we interact. The volume includes data and case-studies from interactions in a number of different social contexts and from a range of different communities, and theoretical discussions about the problems, pitfalls, and potential benefits of research on and discourses about gender.
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The authority of Harrison’s at the point of care! Covering the full scope of internal medicine, the new edition of this “mini-textbook” is thoroughly revised to reflect new content areas and quicker retrieval of clinical information. The manual continues to focus on diagnosis and therapy with an emphasis on patient care. Features a new section on Care of the Hospitalized Patient, with a new chapter on Procedures in Internal Medicine as well as a section on patient admittance orders.
Essential Microbiology is a comprehensive introductory text aimed at students taking a first course in the subject. Covering all aspects of microbiology, it describes the structure and function of microbes before considering their place in the the living world. The second half of the book focuses on applied aspects such as genetic engineering, industrial microbiology and the control of microorganisms.
Adopting a modern approach and with extensive use of clear comprehensive diagrams, Essential Microbiology explains key topics through the use of definition boxes and end of chapter questions.
The fate of languages has been closely linked to political power relationships throughout human history. Political shifts in the international system today continue to affect linguistic patterns, still in a state of flux following the end of the Cold War. This book considers the effects of present-day trends in global politics on the relative status of languages, and the directions in which the linguistic hierarchy might develop in the future. It appeals to researchers and students of sociolinguistics and language planning as well as of international relations.
One of the sad and tragic effects of 9/11 was the misperception that terrorism has divine approval in Islam. Islam Denounces Terrorism thoroughly debunks this notion by looking at both the Qur’an and the historical record. With extensive color illustrations, the book covers such timely topics as Islamic morality, how the Qur’an views war, the real face of the terrorists who act in the name of religions, and much more.
English for Science is an English language text for use in secondary schools or adult education programs to prepare students to participate in basic science courses. The texts are designed for intermediate and advanced students of English as second language.