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Meet our Authors: Peter Whiteman - October 2014 15 October 2014

Dr Peter Whiteman is the Head of the Department of the Institute of Early Childhood at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. An experienced music educator, he has worked with families and young children in a range of children's services, schools, and community organisations. He was previously the Director of the Centre for Education, Research and Children at the University of Newcastle, Australia, where he convened the Early Childhood Teacher Education Programs. Peter is a member of the editorial board of Advances in Music Education Research, and is the Commissioning Editor for the Children and Childhoods book series, published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Peter and his co-editor, Katey De Gioia, have now authored 3 volumes in the Children and Childhoods series.

Peter explains his reasons for choosing to publish his series with Cambridge Scholars Publishing and emphasises our commitment to an author-centric approach, allowing scholars to present their work as authentically as possible:

“I would like to express my sincere gratitude for the ease I find in working with Cambridge Scholars Publishing. We are now up to volume three in press and volume four is underway. Since my first interaction with Cambridge Scholars, every person that I have been in contact with has been so helpful and timely in our work together. Knowing that there is always advice at hand, yet also having a deal of academic freedom has been a refreshing experience. This allows each volume to have its own unique flavor, ensuring that we remain true to our own discipline and the many idiosyncrasies that it entails. I always feel that my knowledge is valued and remains at the forefront of what the final product looks like. I am so happy that we started this endeavor and look forward to further additions to the series.”


As part of the Meet our Authors campaign, we are offering our readers a 50% discount on the 3 volumes of the Children and Childhood series, published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. To redeem your discount, please enter the promotional code MOAOCT14 during checkout. Please note that this is a time-limited offer that will expire on 30th November 2014.


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Meet our Authors: Marek Pawlicki - October 2014 15 October 2014

This month’s ‘Young Scholar’ is Dr Marek Pawlicki. Under Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Marek has authored: Between Illusionism and Anti-Illusionism: Self-Reflexivity in the Chosen Novels of J. M. Coetzee

Dr Marek Pawlicki graduated from the Institute of English Studies of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland, in 2008. He completed his PhD studies in 2012, with a thesis entitled “Self-Reflexivity in the Works of J. M. Coetzee.”  He currently works at the Jagiellonian University and at the Neophilological Institute of the State School of Higher Education in Oświęcim. His current research interests include the works of J.M. Coetzee, Nadine Gordimer and self-reflexivity in contemporary Anglo-American fiction.


He describes the experience of publishing with Cambridge Scholars Publishing:

“Showing my dissertation to the editors of Cambridge Scholars Publishing was certainly one of the best decisions I have taken in my academic career so far. The cooperation with the editors was smooth and efficient, and I was happy to have the book in my hands just two months after sending in the final draft. I am very satisfied with the design of the book, especially the front cover, which was praised by many of my colleagues. Publishing with Cambridge Scholars Publishing is probably the fastest and most convenient way of reaching an international audience.”


As part of the Meet our Authors campaign, we are offering our readers a 50% discount on Between Illusionism and Anti-Illusionism: Self-Reflexivity in the Chosen Novels of J. M. Coetzee. To redeem your discount, please enter the promotional code MOAOCT14 during checkout.  Please note that this is a time-limited offer that will expire on 30th November 2014.



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