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By Slimani, Leïla, 1981- author
. English.
Published London: Faber & Faber, 2018
When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work after having children, she and her husband look for the perfect caretaker for their two...

Routledge handbook of physical activity policy and practice

. English.
Published London: Routledge, 2017
Physical activity, inactivity and their relationship to health are serious concerns for governments around the world. This book critically examines the...

Crash: cinema and the politics of speed and stasis

By Beckman, Karen Redrobe, 1971-
. English.
Published Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press; Chesham: Combined Academic [distributor], 2010
This work considers the popular cinematic trope of the car crash as a metaphor for the relationship between aesthetics, politics and interdisciplinarity...

Lowering the boom: critical studies in film sound

. English.
Published Urbana, Ill.: University of Illinois Press; Chesham: Combined Academic [distributor], 2008
'Lowering the Boom' addresses the expanding field of film sound theory and its significance in rethinking historical models of film analysis. The contributors...

Technology and culture, the film reader

. English.
Published London; New York: Routledge, 2005
Technology and Culture: The Film Readerbrings together key theoretical texts from more than a century of writing on film and technology. It begins by...

Adoption and special guardianship: a permanency handbook

By Mitchell, John, 1948 Oct. 28-
. English.
Published Bristol: Jordans, 2009
This title brings together the law and procedure relating to adoption with that of special guardianship. The book examines recent case-law, alongside...

The remasculinization of Korean cinema

By Kim, Kyung Hyun
. English.
Published Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press; Chesham: Combined Academic [distributor], 2004
Kyung Hyun Kim argues that the trope of masculinity has been used in Korean cinema to mirror the socio-political changes that have affected the country...

Ghouls, gimmicks, and gold: horror films and the American movie business, 1953-1968

By Heffernan, Kevin
. English.
Published Durham, [N.C.]; London: Duke University Press, 2004
Heffernan traces the development of the American horror film from the onslaught of the genre in 1953-54 to 1968, when the Motion Picture Association's...

Children and families

. English.
Published Bristol: Policy Press, 2014
In recent years a number of child protection scandals have surfaced in which children - often from poor and marginalized communities - suffered violence...

Owl sense

By Darlington, Miriam, author
. English.
Published London: Guardian Faber, 2018
Owls have captivated the human imagination for millennia. We have fixated on this night hunter as predator, messenger, emblem of wisdom, something pretty...
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