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  1. Dewey

    Steven Fesmire discusses his new book, Dewey

    In this exclusive interview Steven Fesmire tells us more about his interest in the philosopher John Dewey and gives us a behind the scenes glimpse into his new book.

  2. Catholicism Today

    Read our interview with Evyatar Marienberg, author of Catholicism Today

    Catholicism Today author Evyatar Marienberg is an Associate Professor at the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. He grew up in Israel, in a Jewish Orthodox family. Later, he studied Catholic theology at the Institut Catholique de Paris, and religious studies at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes en Sorbonne. Among other places, he was faculty or researcher at a variety of institutions, such as Tel Aviv University, the University of Notre Dame, Harvard University, and the University of Michigan. In this interview he tells us more about Catholicism Today and how his background has helped shape the book.

  3. Read our exclusive interview with John Nolt, author of Environmental Ethics for the Long Term

    In Environmental Ethics for the Long Term, John Nolt considers both contemporary issues and the extent of humanity’s responsibility for distant future life. In this interview he tells us a bit more about the book and the issues it discusses.

  4. Punishing Blackness One Avatar at a Time

    Why Criminologists Should Care More About Video Games

    Article by Kishonna L. Gray, author of Race, Gender, and Deviance in Xbox Live

    Why should criminologists care about video games? The bulk of the literature focuses heavily on the criminogenic effects of video games which is an important aspect to investigate. However, this skews our understanding of video games. What Race, Gender, & Deviance in Xbox Live offers is an alternate approach to studying video games which is useful for not only criminologists, but for others who are interested in seeing the digital manifestation of real-world problems....

    Read the full article here >>>

  5. The Politics of Abolition Revisited - Author Article

    Read an article by Thomas Mathiesen about his new book, The Politics of Abolition Revisited.

    "I wish to spend the limited space I have at my disposal on the history of The Politics of Abolition, a book which first appeared in 1974, forty years ago, and on the second edition of the same book, The Politics of Abolition Revisited, which came out in the early fall of this year. First of all, what motivated the first edition of the book? Firstly, there was a pent-up dissatisfaction, and a wish to do something with ‘the prison situation’, among a number of intellectuals and socially oriented practitioners in Norway. The feeling was that prisons were inhumane and did not work according to plan..."

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  6. Interview with Marian Adolf and Nico Stehr, authors of Knowledge

    Marian Adolf and Nico Stehr, have answered a few questions for us about their book, Knowledge, which published earlier this year. Find out what makes this book ideal for students, and which academic courses will benefit through the use of this book.

    Read the interview here >>>

  7. Paul Maginn

    Interview with Paul Maginn, co-editor of (Sub)Urban Sexscapes

    As an Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, find out how Paul Maginn came to co-edit a book on this ‘controversial’ subject area with Christine Steinmetz, and what he hopes readers will take away from their eagerly awaited new book, (Sub)Urban Sexscapes: Geographies and Regulation of the Sex Industry.

    Read the full interview here >>>

  8. Cold War Studies 20% Off!

    We are pleased to highlight a selection of titles in Cold War Studies! Until the end of December we are offering 20% discount on a selection of titles in this area!

    *Discount available only from Routledge.com, cannot be used in conjunction with other offers. Enter code CWS20 at checkout to claim discount. Valid until 31st December 2014.

  9. 5 ways to help your students succeed on the PARCC and SBAC ELA assessment

    Download a FREE white paper that helps you to prepare your students for the kind of work they will need to do on the PARCC and SBAC assessments. Brought to you by Routledge Eye on Education.

  10. Sallie Ketcham on the life and legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder

    "By the time she began writing her groundbreaking Little House series for children, she had already subsisted on frozen bear meat, witnessed the forced removal of the Osages, sewed shirts to survive, taught school at fifteen, hand-harvested wheat, delivered two children in a shanty, raised and decapitated her beloved prize chickens, cleared a Missouri farm with a crosscut saw, founded a local literary society and watched the frontier pass before her eyes." 

    Sallie Ketcham, author of Laura Ingalls Wilder: American Writer on the Prairie, discusses her research, the historical importance of literature, and the legacy of the beloved literary icon. Read more. 

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