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  1. Freud and the Spoken Word

    JUST PUBLISHED There is extensive literature on Freud and language; however, there is very little that looks at Freud’s use of the spoken word. In Freud and the Spoken Word: Speech as a key to the unconscious, Ana-María Rizzuto contends that Freud’s focus on the intrapsychic function and meaning of patients’ words allowed him to use the new psychoanalytic method of talking to gain access to unconscious psychic life.  

  2. New Title: Economics and Capitalism in the Ottoman Empire - June 23, 2015

    The text examines how the interplay between Western European economic theories and the traditional Muslim economic cultural setting paved the way for a new synthesis of a Muslim-capitalist value system; shedding light on the emergence of capitalism—as a cultural and an economic system—and the social transformation it created in a non-Western, and more specifically, in the Muslim Middle Eastern institutional setting. This book will be of great interest to scholars of modern Middle Eastern history, economic history, and the history of economic thought. 

  3. A Rumor of Empathy

    NEW  Empathy is an essential component of the psychoanalyst’s ability to listen and treat their patients. It is key to the achievement of therapeutic understanding and change. A Rumor of Empathy explores the psychodynamic resistances to empathy, from the analyst themselves, the patient, from wider culture, and seeks to explore those factors which represent resistance to empathic engagement, and to show how these can be overcome in the psychoanalytic context.  

  4. Sexualities

    NEW   Sexualities: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Perspectives presents a broad selection of contemporary psychoanalytic thinking on sexuality from a wide range of psychoanalytic traditions. Sexuality remains at the heart of much psychoanalytic theory and practice but it is a complex and controversial subject.  

  5. Interview with R. N. Swanson, editor of The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity

    Called ‘a vade mecum for students on all levels,’ The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity is a comprehensive, thematic survey of a vital element of medieval history.

    Stop by the stand at the International Medieval Congress in Leeds, July 6-9, for a chance to win a free copy of this new handbook!

    In the meantime, find out what intrigues the editor, R.N. Swanson, about Christianity in Europe.

    Read the full interview. 

  6. New Title: Economics Made Fun - June 18, 2015

    This book explores the confusion created by this contradictory picture of economics. Could a science that cannot answer its own core questions really be used to explain the logic of everyday life? This book was originally published as a special issue of the Journal of Economic Methodology. 

  7. Addiction

    NEW   Addiction: A Behavioral Economic Perspective focuses on the behavioral economics of addiction to explain why someone decides and act against her own well-being. It answers the questions of what accounts for self-defeating behavior patterns and how do we best motivate individuals to act according with their long-term goals.

  8. Featured Author - Robin Barrow

    Please read about the extensive and prolific career of our featured author of the month, Robin Barrow. 

  9. Press Release: Sponsorship Expert Ardi Kolah Explores Ethics in New Book

    Improving the Performance of Sponsorship, written by British sponsorship award winning author and consultant Ardi Kolah, is published globaly on 29 June by Routledge.

  10. New! Choosing Nursing

    Becoming a nurse is a life-changing process and making the decision to study nursing at university is the first step. This short guide will help you decide whether it is the right move for you, give you an idea of which field of nursing might suit you best and provide useful tips for making a successful application.

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