Chinese Children in Australia
“A detailed, fascinating account of Mandarin-English bilingual first language acquisition that not only provides rich and unique empirical data but also addresses a range of theoretical and methodological questions that are central to the study of language acquisition, bilingualism, and child development. It will no doubt become a key reference ...” – Professor Li Wei, University of London
This is the first study of constitution making during a critical decade of British rule in Kenya to be based on a thorough examination of archival sources, including secret intelligence reports and British cabinet records. These allow for a more complete appreciation of the forces that produced the specific constitutional dispensations.
The Contributions of a Mathematician, Educator, Engineer, and Statesman
This is the first published study of Charles Dupin and his entire life’s work. It illuminates his work and contribution in so many spheres, as well as his contacts with other scientists and educators. It showcases Dupin’s important contributions during a period of tremendous changes in France.
Popular Protest & Governance in Jamaica
“This book is lucid and powerful in analyzing the uncivil aspects of civil society, disentangling
the dynamics between protesters, the mass media, the general public and government in
Jamaica. The book also demonstrates that female researchers such as Hume Johnson—like
Nobel Prize–winning female political actors and activists—pair intelligence and persuasive
power with pragmatism and courage.”
— Joseph Soeters,
Netherlands Defence Academy/Tilburg University