This book presents a comprehensive and in-depth investigation on the relationships among tone, intonation and sentence final particle (SFP) for the first time, explaining and verifying them from many aspects. The book investigates one of the most cutting-edge research topics in the field of international linguistics of the past decades.
This book provides new insights into school leadership in Mainland China. To do this it investigates how Chinese school leadership is conceptualised in the international and Chinese literature; explores the shifting context within which Chinese leaders enact their leadership, including discussion of recent influential policies...
- Allan Walker and Qian Haiyan
To investigate the role of agents in policy and institutional change, the book draws on cross-country case studies, with a specific focus on agential actors within institutional settings and processes of entrepreneurship that facilitate isomorphism and policy change.
- Edited by Darryl S. L. Jarvis and Caner Bakir
How children and young people experience belonging shapes their social worlds and futures. This edited collection is the first book to address how ‘belonging’ is understood, enacted and experienced among culturally and geographically diverse groups of young people in schools...
- Edited by Christine Halse
This book presents an in-depth investigation into the semantic and syntactic properties of Chinese classifiers, and conducts a comprehensive examination on the use of different quantity constructions in Mandarin Chinese. The book deals with one of the most cutting-edge themes...
- Jin Jing