Book 1

Slapstick and Comic Performance

Slapstick and Comic Performance

Springer. 2014

Slapstick comedy has a long and lively history from Greek Theatre to the present day. This book explores the ways in which comic pain and comic violence are performed within slapstick to make the audience laugh. It draws examples from theatre, television and film on both sides of the Atlantic.

Film Review

Film Review

Rock Stars Encyclopedia

Rock Stars Encyclopedia

Dk Pub. 1999

Presents year-by-year chronologies of influential artists from the past fifty years

Migration and Social Cohesion in the UK

Migration and Social Cohesion in the UK

Springer. 2012

Based on a flagship research project for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation's Immigration and Inclusion programme, this book argues that social cohesion is achieved through people (new arrivals as well as the long-term settled) being able to resolve the conflicts and tensions within their day-to-day lives in ways that they find positive and viable.

Proactive Child Protection and Social Work

Proactive Child Protection and Social Work

Learning Matters. 2008

This book helps students to understand the essential role of the social worker in the proactive protection of vulnerable children and young people from abuse.