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Populism: a Very Short Introduction
Populism: a Very Short IntroductionPopulism is a central concept in the current media debates about politics and elections. However, like most political buzzwords, the term often floats from one meaning to another, and both social scientists and journalists use it to denote diverse phenomena. What is populism really? Who are the populist leaders? And what is the relationship between populism and democracy? This book answers these questions in a simple and persuasive way, offering a swift guide to populism in theory and practice.
Tags: Introduction, Short, Populism, populism, between, democracy, answers
Intellectual Property: A Very Short Introduction
Intellectual Property: A Very Short IntroductionWe all create intellectual property. We all use intellectual property. Intellectual property is the most pervasive yet least understood way we regulate expression. Despite its importance to so many aspects of the global economy and daily life, intellectual property policy remains a confusing and arcane subject. This engaging book clarifies both the basic terms and the major conflicts surrounding these fascinating areas of law, offering a layman's introduction to copyright, patents, trademarks, and other forms of knowledge falling under the purview of intellectual property rights.
Tags: property, intellectual, Intellectual, layman, introduction
An Introduction to the Languages of the World
An Introduction to the Languages of the WorldUnique in scope, An Introduction to the Languages of the World introduces linguistics students to the variety of world's languages. Students will gain familiarity with concepts such as sound change, lexical borrowing, diglossia, and language diffusion, and the rich variety of linguistic structure in word order, morphological types, grammatical relations, gender, inflection, and derivation. It offers the opportunity to explore structures of varying and fascinating languages even with no prior acquaintance.
Tags: World, variety, Languages, languages, Introduction
Teach Yourself: Linguistics - A Complete Introduction

Teach Yourself: Linguistics - A Complete IntroductionTeach Yourself: Linguistics - A Complete Introduction

Written by David Hornsby, who is a current Linguistics lecturer and researcher at the University of Kent, Linguistics - The Essentials is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear jargon-free English, and then providing added value features like summaries of key books, and even lists of questions you might be asked in your seminar or exam.
Tags: Linguistics, linguistics, courses, separate, focusing, Teach, Introduction, Complete, Yourself
Roman Britain: A Very Short Introduction, 2 edition

Roman Britain: A Very Short Introduction, 2 editionRoman Britain: A Very Short Introduction, 2 edition

In the new edition of this Very Short Introduction, Peter Salway makes a number of essential updates in light of recent research in the area. He looks at issues of ethnicity, "Britishness", and post-colonialism, provides alternative theories to the end of the Roman period in Britain, and draws parallels between the history of Roman Britain and a wide range of other periods, territories, and themes, including the modern experience of empires and national stereotypes.


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Coursera - Introduction to Research for Essay Writing

Coursera - Introduction to Research for Essay WritingCoursera - Introduction to Research for Essay Writing

Introduction to Research for Essay Writing is a course in the Academic Writing that will help you to complete all the steps in planning a research paper:  find source material for research papers - take and organize good notes for research - use appropriate academic tone and language - document sources by creating a Works Cited list in MLA format - avoid plagiarizing your sources.

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Tags: Writing, research, Introduction, sources, Research, Essay
Corpus Linguistics: An Introduction
Corpus Linguistics: An IntroductionCorpus Linguistics: An Introduction offers guidelines for the creation and usage of corpora in the form of empirical language databases with direct functional and theoretical interpretation of a natural language. Divided into seven chapters, it begins with the definition and evolution of the concept of a corpus in linguistics, its salient features, and its utility in advanced works of linguistics and language technology.
Tags: language, linguistics, Corpus, Linguistics, Introduction