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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s Social and Behavioural Sciences collection encompasses books across education, law, geography, language and linguistics, political science, and sociology. Our titles in these subjects are authored by leading academics from across the globe, and they are now being joined by emerging and exciting new work in the fields of safety, security, and childhood studies. The collection as a whole is an essential body of knowledge of relevance to social scientists and interested researchers in the Health, Life, and Physical Sciences.

Childhood Studies

A small but growing collection, Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s Childhood Studies collection provides a platform for interdisciplinary and geographically varied work investigating the lives of children and young people. Encompassing leading research from sociologists, geographers, psychologists, and education professionals, these titles will be a touchstone for anyone interested in sharp analyses of the problems and possibilities of growing up.  

Education

Cambridge Scholars Publishing's Education books raise vital questions about the future of education, as well as exploring its historical context. Key titles offer practical advice on teaching and academic writing, with particular focus placed on language teaching and assessment. Spanning all levels of education, the diverse range of international contributors across our educational publishing titles provide valuable insights into this key discipline.

Geography, Planning and Development

Encompassing core titles on social and cultural geography, urban and rural development, and town planning, Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s Geography, Planning and Development collection features leading research from scholars across the world into these intertwined subjects. Consistently reviewed positively in leading journals such as Social and Cultural Geography, the collection also explores global developmental challenges, intersecting closely with our titles in agriculture, political science, and sociology.

Health

Cambridge Scholars Publishing's titles in Health feature leading works on social, behavioral, and psychologyical approaches to healthcare, medicine, and other core areas of the Health Sciences. Authored by social scientists and healthcare professionals alike, this collection is an essential companion to our broader, more scientific titles in the Health Sciences.  

Language and Linguistics

Cambridge Scholars Publishing has a wide range of titles in the broad fields of Language and Linguistics, ranging from titles on the study of language (in the fields of phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics), to more specialised and interdisciplinary fields, including historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, ethnolinguistics, dialectology, computational linguistics and neurolinguistics.

Law

Cambridge Scholars Publishing's diverse collection of Law books offer applied works alongside legal history analyses and legal discourse studies. Presenting some of the best law books recently published, titles explore legislative and regulatory frameworks, giving valuable context and recommendations for use in practice. With a strong focus on regionally focused and comparative law research, our law titles will be of interest to those in business as well as anyone studying law.

Library and Information Science

The Cambridge Scholars Publishing collection of Library and Information Science titles encompasses research that reflects the breadth of the discipline. Incorporating scholarly books on information resources management, library and information sciences, as well as specialised encyclopaedic volumes, this collection is a niche but integral part of our publishing portfolio.

Multidiscipline

At Cambridge Scholars Publishing we have a firm commitment to showcasing work that escapes disciplinary silos and which straddles various disciplinary fields while belonging exclusively to none of them. Our Multidiscipline collection is a platform for truly innovative and creative scholarship, with many of our titles exploring how multidisciplinary approaches can advance specific fields, and others combining different disciplinary techniques to fresh light on empirical phenomena.

Political Science and International Relations

Cambridge Scholars Publishing champions Political Science and International Relations books, which offer authoritative and inspiring research for academics at every level, policy makers and general readers. Our books in this collection span the range of the discipline, including Political Theory, Comparative Politics, International Political Theory, and Security Studies.

Security

Closely connected to our Political Science and International Relations books, Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s selection of books on Security focus on state security, the securitisation of borders and boundaries, and the ways in which state policies implemented in the name of security impact upon the everyday lives of citizens.

Sociology

Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s wide array of books on Sociology are widely cited and consistently acclaimed in international journals and monographs. Covering topics from masculinities and femininities to social studies of everyday life around the world, the collection consists of a wide variety of complimentary approaches to understanding the social. It will be a crucial reference point not only for social scientists, but for researchers in the Health, Life, and Physical Sciences seeking to understand social approaches to their areas of interest.

Transportation

The Cambridge Scholars Publishing Transportation collection comprises titles on the history of transport technologies and interdisciplinary work on the social dimensions of civil and automotive engineering. Our titles in this area are written by both social science academics and transport professionals, and as a whole is committed to the analysis of problems and prospects in the future of public and private transport.
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A Cultural Journey through the English Lexicon

This book is a metaphorical journey through the English lexicon, viewed as a vehicle and a mirror of cultural identity.From the translatability of phrases and metaphors to genre-specific terms, from English as a Lingua Franca to English language teaching, the studies collected here testify to the fact that in English – and overall ...
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A Dangerous Report

This volume is tightly packed with surprising insights one simply does not normally hear from the pulpit, but yet are so obviously implied in the biblical narratives of Christmas and Easter. Dr Ellens has a unique way of cracking open familiar biblical sentences and stories and spilling out an entirely fresh cornucopia of life-chan...
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Adaptations, Versions and Perversions in Modern British Drama

This book aims to explore which plays were deemed ‘suitable’ to be reworked for foreign or local stages; what transformations – linguistic, semiotic, theatrical – were undertaken so as to accommodate international audiences; how national literary traditions are forged, altered, and diluted by means of transnational adapting techniq...
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A Different Freedom

Kite flying is a sport native to South-East Asia and the Indian subcontinent. Symbolic of both freedom and control, the kite has been used as a metaphor in classical Indian literature, poetry, language and folklore. Uttarayan, a kite festival celebrated in the state of Gujarat, is not merely a religious observance, but also a time ...
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A Different Society Altogether

What is a society? Within sociology and political science, theoretical debates are typically concerned with how societies can be studied in the best possible way. Despite the importance of these epistemological questions, it is timely to ask what kinds of entities compose society, what the relationship between them might be and whe...
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Advances in Chinese as a Second Language

This book is a collection of 13 empirical studies examining the acquisition and processing of Chinese as a second language. On the acquisition front, these studies explore the acquisition of structures such as the perfective marker le, wh-questions, bei- constructions, and bare nouns, and examine the factors that may affect acquisi...
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Advances in Discourse Approaches

Taboo words, Quentin Tarantino’s films, humorous dialogues from “Sex and the City”, witty advertising slogans, the Bible, Barack Obama’s speeches, or legal discourse are only a few of the topics addressed in the volume.The study of discourse is a diversified and fast-developing field of language research, embracing methodological p...
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Advances in Language Acquisition

This book contains 51 chapters based on papers presented at the GALA (Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition) conference held in Thessaloniki, Greece, in 2011. It thus reflects the GALA 2011 scientific presentations and discussions and raises issues that are currently at the centre of language acquisition research. Such issu...
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Advancing Multiculturalism, Post 7/7

Multiculturalism still matters and is even more important after 7/7 than it was before. The political discourse and rhetoric of integration sits uncomfortably alongside both multicultural realities e.g. the civil disturbances in Birmingham, England (October 2005), Paris, France (November 2005) and Sydney, Australia (December, 2005)...
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Adventuring in Dictionaries

Adventuring in Dictionaries: New Studies in the History of Lexicography brings together seventeen papers on the making of dictionaries from the sixteenth century to the present day.The first five treat English and French lexicography in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Heberto Fernandez and Monique Cormier discuss the outsi...
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Adventuring in the Englishes

This book is a compilation of articles dealing with linguistic and literary concerns relating to the global production and consumption of literature in English, and global instruction and education in the English language. The umbrella theme of the book is “English Language and Literature in a Globalized World” or “The Global Appro...
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Aesopic Voices

What do critical thinkers do when political, social or religious circumstances are hostile to truth and open discussion? One possibility is to seek refuge in the realm of the Aesopic and veil opinions about the ruling authorities in symbolic and coded terms, retreating to fairy tales and fables, and employing myths and elements of ...
£49.99
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