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Global Geomorphology

by Michael A. Summerfield

The plate tectonics revolution in the earth sciences has provided a valuable new framework for understanding long-term landform development.

This innovative text provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject...


Classic and Contemporary Readings in Sociology

by Ian Marsh, Rosie Campbell & Mike Keating

Classic and Contemporary Readings in Sociology introduces the reader to sociological issues, theories and debates, providing extracts of primary source material, from both classical and contemporary theorists....


Exercise Programming for Older Adults

by Janie Clark

The exercise programming guidelines provided in this book focus on functional fitness training and safety and demonstrate how physical activities supervised by activities personnel can strongly benefit participants’quality...


Intercultural Variation in Family Research and Theory: Implications for Cross-National Studies Volumes I & II

by Roma S Hanks & Marvin B Sussman

Intercultural Variation in Family Research and Theory sets forth 23 critical reviews in a 2-volume set that document the development of family research and theory in various societies around the world. Focusing...


Aging Families and Use of Proverbs for Values Enrichment

by Vera R Jackson

Those providing services to older persons must develop intervention strategies that are relevant to their clients’life experiences. Aging Families and Use of Proverbs for Values Enrichment presents administrators,...


Europeanization and the Southern Periphery

by Kevin Featherstone & George Kazamias

Europeanization" is a term increasingly used in the social sciences to descibe the impact, convergence or response of politicians and institutions in relation to the European Union. This volume explores the...


Reforming the Constitution: Debates in Twentieth-Century Britain

by Peter Catterall, Wolfram Kaiser & Ulrike Walton-Jordan

This collection takes as its subject how and why the British constitution developed during the course of the 20th century. In chapters that analyse in detail the evolution of various aspects of the constitution,...


British Elections & Parties Review

by Philip Cowley, David Denver & Justin Fisher

The "British Elections and Parties" series publishes research on parties, elections and voting behaviour in Britain, providing analyses of current and historical developments. It is produced under the auspices...


Rural Development: Putting the last first

by Robert Chambers

Rural poverty is often unseen or misperceived by outsiders. Dr Chambers contends that researchers, scientists, administrators and fieldworkers rarely appreciate the richness and validity of rural people's knowledge...


Politics Latin America

by Gavin O'Toole

"This is a volume which will become invaluable to those attempting to guide the neophyte through the maze of politics in Latin America" - Journal of Latin American Studies

Politics Latin America examines the...


Journalism Ethics and Regulation

by Chris Frost

Technology, and the democratising of news gathering, continue to change traditional journalistic practice making the path through ethical and regulatory frameworks tough to negotiate. As high-profile celebrity...


The Public Policy Process

by Michael Hill

The Public Policy Process is essential reading for anyone trying to understand the process by which public policy is made. Explaining clearly the importance of the relationship between theoretical and practical...


Pierre Bourdieu

by Richard Jenkins

This short critical introduction to Pierre Bourdieu's thought is a model of clarity and insight. Where Bourdieu's own writings are often complex, even ambiguous, Richard Jenkins is direct, concise and to the...


Towards a Sociology of the Cinema (ILS 92)

by Ian Charles Jarvie

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Much Governed Nation Pt1 Vol 3

by W.H Greenleaf

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Race, Culture and Psychotherapy: Critical Perspectives in Multicultural Practice

by Roy Moodley & Stephen Palmer

What is multicultural psychotherapy?

How do we integrate issues of gender, class and sexual orientation in multicultural psychotherapy?

Race, Culture and Psychotherapy provides a thorough critical examination...


Alexiad Of The Princess Anna Comnena

by Dawes

First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush

by Geoff Dyer

From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers.

 

As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making...


Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women

by Elizabeth Wurtzel

No one better understands the desire to be bad than Elizabeth Wurtzel.

Bitch is a brilliant tract on the history of manipulative female behavior. By looking at women who derive their power from their sexuality,...


China's Second Continent: How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa

by Howard W. French

An exciting, hugely revealing account of China’s burgeoning presence in Africa—a developing empire already shaping, and reshaping, the future of millions of people.

           

A prizewinning...