The Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film is a fully international reference work on the history of the documentary film from the Lumiere brothers Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory (1885) to Michael Moores Fahrenheit 911 (2004).Previously published in three volumes, entries have been edited and updated for the new, concise edition and three new entries have been added on: India, China and Africa.The Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of the Documentary FilmDiscusses individual films and filmmakers including little-known filmmakers from countries such as India, Bosnia, China and others Examines the documentary filmmaking traditions within nations and regions, or within historical periods in places such as Iran, Brazil, Portugal, and Japan Explores themes, issues, and representations in documentary film including human rights, modernism, homosexuality, and World War I, as well as types of documentary film such as newsreels and educational films Elaborates on production companies, organizations, festivals, and institutions such as the American Film Institute, Ceylon Tea Propaganda Board, Hot Docs (Toronto), and the World Union of Documentary Describes styles, techniques, and technical issues such as animation, computer imaging, editing techniques, IMAX, music, and spoken commentaryBringing together all aspects of documentary film, this accessible concise edition provides an invaluable resource for both scholars and students. With film stills from key films, this resource provides the decisive entry point into the history of an art form.
Nearly twenty years ago, Conari Press published Random Acts of Kindness, and launched a simple movement--of people being kind to one another in their daily lives. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Random Acts of Kindness, the editors of Conari Press have compiled Random Acts of Kindness Then and Now, which includes the original book along with new material sourced from Facebook, Twitter, and various other social networks. It combines the best of 21st century crowd-sourced wisdom with the best of 20th century social activism. The inspiration for the kindness movement, Random Acts of Kindness is an antidote for a weary world. Its true stories, thoughtful quotations, and suggestions for generosity inspire readers to live more compassionately in this beautiful new edition. This is the ideal gift book for all occasions/ an inspirational gift that inspires readers of all ages. It not only restores readers faith in humanity, but encourages them to pass that faith along to their friends and neighbors. The original Random Acts of Kindness was name a Best Bet for Educators in 2000 by USA Today.
This book results from a group meeting held at the Institute for Scientific Exchange in Torino, Italy. The central aim was for scientists to think together in new ways with those in the humanities inspired by quantum theory and especially quantum brain theory. These fields of inquiry have suffered conceptual estrangement but now are ripe for rapprochement, if academic parochialism is put aside. A prevalent theme of the book is a moving away from individual elements and individual actors acting upon each other, toward a coordinate hermeneutic dynamics that manifests as a coherent totality. Among the topics covered are image in photography and in neuroscience; language; time; brain and mathematics; quantum brain dynamics and quantum communication.
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Kenneth E. Corey
Urban and Regional Technology Planning focuses on the practice of relational planning and the stimulation of local city-regional scale development planning in the context of the global knowledge economy and network society. Kenneth Corey and Mark Wilson explore the dynamics of technology-induced change that is taking place across many cities and regions as information society evolves. The book reveals to the reader the new local and regional planned development opportunities and potential of the global knowledge economy, laying special emphasis on the practicalities of the ALERT model constructed by Corey and Wilson.
A Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt contains more than two hundred entries on important historical and cultural figures, as well as some less well known individuals in Egypts long history (ca. 3100 b.c.-ca. A.D. 600). Not only are rulers and members of their families listed (Akhenaten, Nefertiti), but also other significant figures who had particularly impressive or interesting tombs (Cheops, Tutankhamun), who showed great military prowess (Sethos I, Ramesses II), or who had special literary or other skills (Ipuwer, Manetho). Also featured are foreigners with whom the Egyptians came into contact (Alexander the Great), and major classical writers (Herodotus) who have left vivid descriptions of ancient Egypt. The entries are based on original source material noted in the bibliographical references. A brief history of ancient Egypt, a glossary, a chronology of dynasties, and four maps enhance this reference work, which will be useful to scholars and all general readers interested in ancient Egypt.
What is early childhood teacher research and why is it important? How does a teacher researcher formulate a research question and a plan for doing research? How do teachers apply research results to effect change? Early Childhood Teacher Research is an exciting new resource that will address the sorts of questions and concerns that pre- and in-service teachers of young children frequently have when engaging in teacher research.Accessible and interactive, this book touches upon the important issues every early childhood teacher should know the uniqueness of early childhood teacher research, reasons for doing it, and how to do it. In this comprehensive guide, Kathryn Castle explores each stage of teacher research, from conceptualization, generating research questions, identifying data sources, gathering and analyzing data, interpreting results, sharing results, to taking action based on results.Special features included in each chapter:Teacher Researcher Journal prompts for the reader to record ideas for research questions and to develop a plan for doing research.From the Field provides rich examples of real life early childhood teacher researchers and their perspectives on doing teacher research.Reflections ask readers to pause and think deeply about relating content to their own situations.Exploration of additional content, websites, resources, and activities are located in each chapter to help the reader go further in constructing their knowledge of teacher research.
The Handbook of Family Literacy, 2e, provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of family literacy of any available book. It documents the need for literacy education for children and parents, describes early literacy and math development within the home, analyses interventions in home and center settings, and examines the issues faced by fathers and women with low literacy skills. Cultural issues are examined especially those for Hispanic, African American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, and migrant populations. Noted experts throughout the United States, Canada, England, the Netherlands, Germany, New Zealand, and South Africa analyze the commonalities and differences of family literacy across cultures and families. Key features include the following.Comprehensive Provides updated information on the relation between early childhood literacy development, parenting education, and intervention services.Research Focus Provides an extensive review of experimental studies, including national reviews and meta-analyses on family literacy.Practice Focus Provides a comprehensive treatment of family literacy interventions necessary for program developers, policy makers, and researchers.Diversity Focus Provides detailed information on cultural and diversity issues for guiding interventions, policy, and research.International Focus Provides an international perspective on family literacy services that informs program developers, researchers, and policy makers across countries.Evaluation Focus Provides detailed guidelines for ensuring program quality and fidelity and a valuable new evaluation perspective based on implementation science.This book is essential reading for anyone researchers, program developers, students, practitioners, and policy makers who needs to be knowledgeable about intervention issues, family needs, program developments, and research outcomes in family literacy.
Biomechanical Evaluation of Movement in Sport and Exercise: The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Guide
This is a practical guide to laboratory and field research in sports biomechanics. The text explains measurement techniques as well as how to use software and technical equipment and can be used by students starting to do research, as well as postgrads, t