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  1. New - National Identity and Educational Reform: Contested Classrooms

    New in the Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education series, this volume looks at educational reform and the struggle over national identity in Moldova from the perspectives of five different groups: elected politicians, Ministry of Education officials, textbook authors and historians, teachers, and students.

  2. Time and Work Volume 1

    New - Time and Work, Volumes 1 and 2

    The concept of time influences not only the question of ‘when’, but also the ‘what, how and why’ of our ideas about management. This 2-volume set provides a fresh, temporal perspective on some of the most important and thriving areas in management research today. Time and Work, Volumes 1 and 2, are new in the Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology series (Series Editor: Arnold B. Bakker).

  3. Now Available: Introducing Islam, 2nd Edition

    "Shepard provides a comprehensive and intelligible study of Islam, from its origins in the seventh century to its dynamic developments in the medieval periods, providing insight into the manifestations of Islamic civilization beyond theology, such as on art, culture and rituals. Tracing Islam into the modern era, he sketches the complexity of how Islamic societies from the Middle East to Indonesia have confronted the tensions between traditional beliefs and contemporary expressions of Islam. Masterfully, this catholic and lucid discussion of Islam is accomplished without losing any of the sophistication of the topic." -Awad Halabi, Wright State University, USA
     

  4. Routledge Reference Catalog Now Available Online

    In 2014 our reference publication schedule continues to flourish through a variety of publishing programmes including Routledge Major Works, Routledge Library Editions, Handbooks & Companions and our Europa series.
     

    To find the latest Middle East studies reference titles click here.

  5. Rick Perloff The Dynamics of Political Communication

    Featured Author - Richard Perloff


    An interview with author Richard M. Perloff, celebrating the launch of his latest book The Dynamics of Political Communication.

    We caught up with Richard to discuss his growing repertoire of books and to find out a few dynamic facts about him…

  6. The Economics of Sport

    The Economics of Sport

    This February, Routledge Economics and Journals will be offering free access of special material from The Economics of Sport to the public. Take a look to see what we have in store for you!

  7. Knowledge, Virtue, and Action: Putting Epistemic Virtues to Work

    "The papers in this volume speak for themselves. They are, on the whole, very good ones, and all are on cutting edge topics in mainstream epistemology...the editors have clearly succeeded, and the volume receives two thumbs up" -J. Adam Carter in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews

    This volume brings together recent work by leading and up-and-coming philosophers on the topic of virtue epistemology. The prospects of virtue-theoretic analyses of knowledge depend crucially on our ability to give some independent account of what epistemic virtues are and what they are for. The contributions here ask how epistemic virtues matter apart from any narrow concern with defining knowledge; they show how epistemic virtues figure in accounts of various aspects of our lives, with a special emphasis on our practical lives. In essence, the essays here put epistemic virtues to work.
     

  8. Religious Ethics and Migration: Doing Justice to Undocumented Workers

    What does it mean to provide justice for undocumented workers who have been living among us without proper legal documentation? How can we do justice to the undocumented migrants who have been doing the low-skilled, low-paid jobs unwanted by citizens? Why should we even try to do justice for people who violate the laws of the society?

    Religious Ethics and Migration: Doing Justice to Undocumented Workers addresses these questions from a distinctive religious ethical perspective: the Christian theology of forgiveness and radical hospitality. In answering these questions, author Ilsup Ahn employs in-depth interdisciplinary dialogues with other relevant disciplines such as immigration history, global economics, political science, legal philosophy, and social theory.

  9. February Book of the Month: What is Islamic Philosophy?

    "This excellent book provides a user-friendly introduction to the emergence and subsequent developments of Islamic philosophy." -Ali Paya, University of Westminster (UK), Islamic College (UK), and National Research Institute for Science Policy (Iran)

    What is Islamic Philosophy? offers a broad introduction to Islamic thought, from its origins to the many challenging issues facing Muslims in the contemporary world. The chapters explore early Islamic philosophy and trace its development through key themes and figures up to the twenty-first century. This fresh and original book includes a helpful glossary and suggestions for further reading. It is ideal for students coming to the subject for the first time as well as anyone wanting to learn about the philosophical tradition and dilemmas that are part of the Islamic worldview.
     

  10. February Series of the Month: Routledge Religion Companions

    Routledge Religion Companions offer thorough, high quality surveys and assessments of the major topics in religion. Covering key themes and thinkers, all entries are specially commissioned for each volume and written by leading scholars in the field. Clear, accessible and carefully edited and organized, Routledge Religion Companions are indispensable for anyone coming to a major topic or period in religion, as well as for the more advanced reader.
     

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