Автор: Ortega, Lourdes Название: Understanding second language acquisition ISBN: 034090559X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780340905593 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 3134 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This is a cutting-edge yet accessible intorduction to Second Language Acquisition. It covers concepts, themes, goals, research problems, methods, theories and new directions.
Автор: Maslin Mark Название: Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction ISBN: 0198719043 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780198719045 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 832 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: In the new edition of Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction (previously titled Global Warming), Mark Maslin explores all of the key debates. Examining the most recent scientific research, he looks what climate change is, its impact on our planet, and why it`s such a complex problem to solve.
Описание: A systematic examination by the best writers in a variety of fields working on issues of how climate change affects society, and how social, economic, and political systems can, do, and should respond.
Описание: Are we deranged? The acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that future generations may well think so. How else to explain our imaginative failure in the face of global warming? In his first major book of nonfiction since "In an Antique Land," Ghosh examines our inability at the level of literature, history, and politics to grasp the scale and violence of climate change. The extreme nature of today s climate events, Ghosh asserts, make them peculiarly resistant to contemporary modes of thinking and imagining. This is particularly true of serious literary fiction: hundred-year storms and freakish tornadoes simply feel too improbable for the novel; they are automatically consigned to other genres. In the writing of history, too, the climate crisis has sometimes led to gross simplifications; Ghosh shows that the history of the carbon economy is a tangled global story with many contradictory and counter-intuitive elements. Ghosh ends by suggesting that politics, much like literature, has become a matter of personal moral reckoning rather than an arena of collective action. But to limit fiction and politics to individual moral adventure comes at a great cost. The climate crisis asks us to imagine other forms of human existence a task to which fiction, Ghosh argues, is the best suited of all cultural forms. His book serves as a great writer s challenge to his peers to create works that confront this urgent need before it is too late. "
Автор: Carlarne, Cinnamon Pinon. Название: Climate change law and policy ISBN: 0199553416 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780199553419 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 8535 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This book provides a comparative, socio-legal analysis of global climate change laws and policies in the European Union and the United States, shedding light on the disparate legal and political strategies being used to address climate change in these two regions and the likely successes and failures of current policy strategies.
Описание: In this book leading scholars examine and assess rival explanations for linguistic universals and the effectiveness of different models of language change. They illustrate their arguments with a very wide range of reference to the world's languages.
Описание: Why does language change? Why can we understand our parents but have trouble reading Shakespeare? Can the language of Chaucer and modern English still be called the same language? This book provides answers to questions like these in a straightforward way, aimed at the non-specialist.
Автор: Beard, Adrian Название: Language change ISBN: 0415320569 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415320566 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 1671 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: `Language Change` examines the way external factors have influenced and are influencing language change, focusing on how changing social contexts are reflected in language use.
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