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Four books and a journal- what we published in January!

Posted on January 25, 2021 by Alison Fox

January's snow has brought a change of scenery for those of us who have been in lockdown. However, it hasn't stopped UCL Press from publishing four new open access books (including two in the major new education series Knowledge and the Curriculum) and bringing you a new issue of Archaeology International (published by UCL Press for the first time!).

Here's what we published in January:

New Books
What Should Schools Teach?
Disciplines, subjects and the pursuit of truth
Edited by Alka Sehgal Cuthbert and Alex Standish
What Should Schools Teach? offers an accessible subject-by-subject analysis of what knowledge matters for each school subject and how far school knowledge should be related to academic disciplinary knowledge. With new chapters on Art, Chemistry, Drama, Music and RE, this second edition is an important reference for teachers and policymakers alike. Download open access PDF

Knowing History in Schools
Powerful knowledge and the powers of knowledge
Edited by Arthur Chapman
Knowing History in Schools explores how we can best understand knowledge-building in history education and aims to navigate the challenges that knowledge-building processes pose for learning history in schools. Download open access PDF

Captioning and Subtitling for d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing Audiences
Soledad Zárate
Captioning and Subtitling for d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing Audiences is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of captioning and subtitling, a discipline that has evolved quickly in recent years. Download open access PDF

Epidemiological Change and Chronic Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa
Social and historical perspectives
Edited by Megan Vaughan, Kafui Adjaye-Gbewonyo, and Marissa Mika
Epidemiological Change and Chronic Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa offers new and critical perspectives on the causes and consequences of recent epidemiological changes in sub-Saharan Africa. Download open access PDF (from 27th Jan) 

New Journals
Archaeology International
Edited by Alice Stevenson
Published by UCL Press for the very first time, Archaeology International combines news about Institute of Archaeology activities with reports on research, both on new and on-going projects, carried out by members of staff. Refereed articles reflect the broad geographical, theoretical and methodological scope of research at the Institute. Browse journal

Stay safe, and, as always, happy reading!

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