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              Sports Law

              Sports Law (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Thorpe, David; Buti, Antonio; Davies, Chris; Fridman, Saul; Jonson, F. Paul

              • RRP: $156.99
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              Sports Law examines all the various principles of law, including tort and criminal liability, taxation, contract, intellectual property and industrial relations, and the role they play in the world of Australian sport.

              ISBN 9780195518528
              Published NZ 17 Sep 2013
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Availability
              72 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Digital Technologies in the Lives of Young People
               

              Digital Technologies in the Lives of Young People (Hardback)

              Edited by Davies, Chris; Coleman, John; Livingstone, Sonia

              • RRP: $282.00
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              This title examines the presence and effects of new technologies in the lives of young people. The rapid pace of change in the development and use of digital technologies, and the likely impact this has on youth, means that the topic has wide implications for educational institut...ions, theory and practice.
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              ISBN 9781138018631
              Released NZ 24 Apr 2014
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Deadly Dimitar
               

              Deadly Dimitar (Paperback)

              By Davies, Chris

              • RRP: $25.99
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              Deadly Dimitar is an in-depth look at the life and career of Bulgaria's favourite sporting son - and one of the biggest natural talents in English football.

              ISBN 9781843583677
              Released NZ 1 Nov 2012
              Publisher John Blake Publishing Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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              Diego Costa: The Beast
               

              Diego Costa: The Beast (Paperback)

              By Harris, Harry; Davies, Chris

              • RRP: $25.99
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              Diego Costa: 'The Beast' is an in-depth look into the life of this spectacular footballer and his rise to the very top.

              ISBN 9781784186500
              Released NZ 1 Dec 2015
              Publisher John Blake Publishing Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Blockbusters and the Ancient World: Allegory and Warfare in Contemporary Hollywood

              Blockbusters and the Ancient World: Allegory and Warfare in Contemporary Hollywood (Hardback)

              By Davies, Chris

              • RRP: $187.00
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              Following the release of Ridley Scott's Gladiator in 2000 the ancient world epic has experienced a revival in studio and audience interest. Building on existing scholarship on the Cold War epics of the 1950s-60s, including Ben-Hur, Spartacus and The Robe, this original study expl...ores the current cycle of ancient world epics in cinema within the social and political climate created by September 11th 2001. Examining films produced against the backdrop of the War on Terror and subsequent invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan, this book assesses the relationship between mainstream cinema and American society through depictions of the ancient world, conflict and faith. Davies explores how these films evoke depictions of WWII, the Vietnam War and the Western in portraying warfare in the ancient world, as well discussing the influence of genre hybridisation, narration and reception theory. He questions the extent to which ancient world epics utilise allegory, analogy and allusion to parallel past and present in an industry often dictated by market forces. Featuring analysis of Alexander, Troy, 300, Centurion, The Eagle, The Passion of the Christ and more, this book offers new insight on the continued evolution of the ancient world epic in cinema.
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              ISBN 9781788313117
              Released NZ 21 Mar 2019
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Teenagers and Technology
               

              Teenagers and Technology (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Davies, Chris; Eynon, Rebecca

              • RRP: $93.99
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              The popular media often presents a negative picture of young people and technology. From addiction to gaming, the distractions of the Internet, to the risks of social networking, the downsides of new technology in the lives of teenagers are often over-blown. Teenagers and Technol...ogy presents a balanced picture of the part played by technology in the lives of young people. Drawing on extensive interviews conducted over several years this book offers a timely and non-sensational exploration of teenagers' experiences and opinions about the digital technologies they use, desire and dislike. The book covers a range of topical subjects including: Social networking and online engagement in the wider social world Building online self-identity and group membership Technology in the home Developing technology skills in support of learning Drawing on technological resources in the journey towards adulthood Grounded in what young people actually say about using new technology in their daily lives Teenagers and Technology presents a picture in which young people have in some respects a unique relationship to technology, but one that is actually not exceptional or of a completely different order to how people in general relate to it. By providing a nuanced view on the topic, Teenagers and Technology counters the extreme accounts of 'digital youth', and exaggerated anxieties created by the mass media. It will be of interest to students and academics working in the fields of adolescent and Internet studies, along with education professionals, practitioners, teenagers and their parents.
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              ISBN 9780415684583
              Released NZ 26 Nov 2012
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Adolescence and Society
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              Teenagers and Technology
               

              Teenagers and Technology (Hardback)

              By Davies, Chris; Eynon, Rebecca

              • RRP: $282.00
              • $282.00
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              The popular media often presents a negative picture of young people and technology. From addiction to gaming, the distractions of the Internet, to the risks of social networking, the downsides of new technology in the lives of teenagers are often over-blown. Teenagers and Technol...ogy presents a balanced picture of the part played by technology in the lives of young people. Drawing on extensive interviews conducted over several years this book offers a timely and non-sensational exploration of teenagers' experiences and opinions about the digital technologies they use, desire and dislike. The book covers a range of topical subjects including: Social networking and online engagement in the wider social world Building online self-identity and group membership Technology in the home Developing technology skills in support of learning Drawing on technological resources in the journey towards adulthood Grounded in what young people actually say about using new technology in their daily lives Teenagers and Technology presents a picture in which young people have in some respects a unique relationship to technology, but one that is actually not exceptional or of a completely different order to how people in general relate to it. By providing a nuanced view on the topic, Teenagers and Technology counters the extreme accounts of 'digital youth', and exaggerated anxieties created by the mass media. It will be of interest to students and academics working in the fields of adolescent and Internet studies, along with education professionals, practitioners, teenagers and their parents.
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              ISBN 9780415684576
              Released NZ 26 Nov 2012
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Adolescence and Society
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              Jose The Greatest: The Chelsea Years
               

              Jose The Greatest: The Chelsea Years (Paperback)

              By Harris, Harry; Davies, Chris

              • RRP: $25.99
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              This updated edition of Harry Harris's biography brings the story right up to the end of Mourinho's title-winning 2014/15 season, showing exactly why English football would be infinitely poorer without the colourful and commanding presence of the 'Special One'.

              ISBN 9781784189365
              Released NZ 1 Feb 2016
              Publisher John Blake Publishing Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
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              Education and Technology
               

              Education and Technology (Hardback, Contains 4 Hardbacks)

              Edited by Davies, Chris; Eynon, Rebecca

              • RRP: $2,468.00
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              The widespread academic study of educational technology blossomed in the years following the development of the microprocessor. Of course, that is not to say that education was technology-free before the 1970s: the telephone, wireless radio, cinema, television, and mainframe comp...uters had all in their time been heralded as educational marvels. But the scale of change, and the academic practices that responded to it, became of an entirely different order with the arrival of personal computers, promising as they did access for ordinary people to cheaper, faster, and smarter benefits of science and technology. In the midst of this excitement, Education and Technology researchers have, via empirical investigation and the development of novel or revised theoretical perspectives, explored the impact of new technologies on learning, pedagogy, design, policy, and the future of educational institutions. While this has stimulated a tremendous amount of published material, much of that work has been contaminated by political and commercial interests. Indeed, the dizzying quantity of much research makes it difficult to discriminate the useful from the tendentious, superficial, and otiose. The editors of this collection, two leading scholars from the University of Oxford's Department of Education and the University's Internet Institute, have undertaken the task of determining and bringing together in a one-stop resource the major works in Education and Technology. The collection is made up of four volumes which assemble the best and most influential canonical and cutting-edge research. With a full index, and thoughtful introductions, newly written by the editors, Education and Technology will be valued by scholars, students, and policy-makers as a vital and enduring resource.
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              ISBN 9780415721486
              Released NZ 18 Nov 2015
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Major Themes in Education
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              Property Law Guidebook

              Property Law Guidebook (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Davies, Chris

              • RRP: $50.99
              • $50.99
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              The Property Law Guidebook 2nd Edition is for law students taking a property law course in any Australian jurisdiction. The text has a focus on learning the abasicsa of property law and on assessment preparation.

              ISBN 9780195594034
              Published NZ 14 May 2015
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Law Guidebook Series
              Availability
              41 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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