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  1. Social Neuroscience of Psychiatric Disorders

    Social Neuroscience of Psychiatric Disorders is about the role of the Social Brain in neuropsychiatry. The need to belong to social groups and interact with others has driven much of the evolution of the human brain.

  2. IBM SPSS for Introductory Statistics: Use and Interpretation, Fifth Edition

    Designed to help students analyze and interpret research data using IBM SPSS, this user-friendly book, written in easy-to-understand language, shows readers how to choose the appropriate statistic based on the design, and to interpret outputs appropriately. The authors prepare readers for all of the steps in the research process: design, entering and checking data, testing assumptions, assessing reliability and validity, computing descriptive and inferential parametric and nonparametric statistics, and writing about outputs. Dialog windows and SPSS syntax, along with the output, are provided. Three realistic data sets, available on the Internet, are used to solve the chapter problems.

  3. Traumatic Brain Injury: Rehabilitation for Everyday Adaptive Living, 2nd Edition

    The past 15 years have seen many developments in the knowledge, research and rehabilitation of individuals following traumatic brain injury (TBI). The second edition of this book provides an updated guide for health professionals working with individuals with such injuries.

  4. John L. Rury

    Routledge Education Author of the Month, July 2012: John L. Rury

    John L. Rury is professor of education and (by courtesy) history at the University of Kansas, where he teaches courses on the history of American education and related policy questions. The fourth edition of his book Education and Social Change, a brief, interpretive history of American schooling that focuses on the evolving relationship between education and social change, published this month.

  5. July 2012 Newsletter Related Titles

    With so many great titles publishing this quarter it has been impossible to give them all the justice they deserve in our July newsletter, so to be sure you don't miss out you can find them all below. Those of you who received our July update will have a discount code for 20% off when you buy online. If you are not already registered you can sign up for future newsletters here.

  6. Challenging the Innovation Paradigm

    ‘Challenging the Innovation Paradigm’-Book Launch and Interview footage

    A great collection of four videos covering the Book Launch of 'Challenging the Innovation Paradigm' - A new title in the Routledge Studies in Technology, Work and Organizations series, a panel discussion and an interview between Karl-Erik Sveiby and Karl-Heinz Leitner.

    Click here for more information on the book or to order your copy today!

  7. Organic Agriculture for Sustainable Livelihoods by Niels Halberg and Adrian Muller

    This book provides a timely analysis and assessment of the potential of organic agriculture (OA) for rural development and the improvement of livelihoods. It focuses on smallholders in developing countries and in countries of economic transition, but there is also coverage of and comparisons with developed countries.

  8. Resilient Participation By Simon Bell and Stephen Morse

    Stakeholder or public participation has become something of a modern mantra employed in all sorts of contexts to give people a voice. There are many variants on this 'participation' but traditionally they all share a desire to maximise involvement and provide desired 'outputs' of a required quality as quickly and as cheaply as possible. This book explores the large and diverse range of participatory methods currently in use, examines the problems and gaps in these methods and sets out an innovative new methodology which overcomes these shortcomings.

  9. Bioenergy for Sustainable Development and International Competitiveness

    by Francis X. Johnson, Vikram Seebaluck

    Growing concerns about the impacts of climate change and dependence on fossil fuels have intensified interest in bioenergy from sugar cane and other crops, highlighting important links between energy, environment and development goals. With fourty-four authors representing thirty organisations in sixteen countries, the book offers a truly international and interdisciplinary perspective by combining technical and economic principles with social, political and environmental assessment and policy analysis.

  10. The Social Dynamics of Carbon Capture and Storage by Nils Markusson, Simon Shackley & Benjamin Evar

    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has emerged rapidly as a crucial technological option for decarbonising electricity supply and mitigating climate change. Great hopes are being pinned on this new technology but it is also facing growing skepticism and criticism. This book is the first to bring together the full range of social and policy issues surrounding CCS shedding new light on this potentially vital technology and its future.  

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