11 Aug 2020

Category: Reference


The Political Economy of Sports Television 

Drawing from theories of the political economy of communication, this book offers readers a comprehensive data-rich assessment of contemporary sports television and its evolution. Providing an in-depth look at the ownership and regulation of sports television in the United States, William M. Kunz analyzes a…


Painless Grammar (Painless Series) 

Most students and many teachers think of grammar books as being, at best, necessary evils–but here’s a book that breaks free from the pattern and takes the boredom out of grammar. Written primarily for children on the middle-school level, this book mixes parts of speech…


Painless Grammar (Painless Series) Ed 2 

This very approachable text combines instruction in parts of speech and sentence structure with down-to-earth examples, funny illustrations, and examination of some of the more amusing and peculiar words in the English language. A chapter on clear e-mail communication and etiquette is brand new in…


How to Build Social Science Theories 

As straightforward as its title, How to Build Social Science Theories sidesteps the well-traveled road of theoretical examination by demonstrating how new theories originate and how they are elaborated. Essential reading for students of social science research, this book traces theories from their most rudimentary…


The Handbook of Creative Writing Ed 2 

An inspirational resource for tutors, students and other creative writing professionals. Covers the 3 key areas of: theories of creativity; the craft of writing; and creative writing the business. Fully updated and including 6 new chapters such as ‘indie publishing’, ‘social media’ and ‘flash fiction’….