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The Routledge International Handbooks series provides a cutting-edge overview of classic research, current research and future trends in the Social Sciences and Humanities.

  • Each Handbook draws together newly commissioned work to provide a comprehensive overview of a sub-discipline.
  • The international team of contributors to each Handbook have been specially chosen for their expertise and knowledge in the field.
  • Each Handbook is introduced and contextualised by leading subject specialists, lending coherence and authority to each volume.

Routledge International Handbooks address new developments in the Social Sciences and Humanities, while at the same time providing an authoritative guide to theory and method, the key sub-disciplines and the primary debates of today.

Recent Articles

  1. New - The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States

    In the United States, the causes and even the meanings of poverty are disconnected from the causes and meanings of global poverty. The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States provides an authoritative overview of the relationship of poverty with the rise of neoliberal capitalism in the context of globalization.

    Key issues examined by the international selection of leading scholars in this volume include income distribution, employment, health, hunger, housing and urbanization. With parts focusing on the lived experience of the poor, social justice and human rights frameworks – as opposed to welfare rights models – and the role of helping professions such as social work, health and education, this comprehensive handbook is a vital reference for anyone working with those in poverty, whether directly or at a macro level.
     

  2. New Handbook - Routledge International Handbook of the Arts and Education

    This International Handbook brings together leading writers on Arts in Education to provide a much-needed, authoritative guide to the main debates in the field and an informed account of contemporary developments in policy and practice. The collection addresses generic issues common to all the arts while acknowledging differences and recognizing the dangers of over-generalisation. It also includes specific chapters on each of the art forms (visual art, dance, drama, literature, music, media arts) providing a cutting-edge analysis of key contemporary issues in each subject. Order now to take advantage of the pre-publication discounted price. Read more...

  3. NEW! - The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration

    A stunning, interdisciplinary, international collection of original work, this Handbook challenges the bright line that has been drawn between regular and irregular migration, criminals and victims, and security and mobility. Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand how and why the immigration threat has been produced as a political project, the book refocuses our attention on the devastating social and human costs associated with making people illegal. An absolutely foundational contribution to the development of a "criminology of mobility."’ - Nancy A. Wonders, Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Northern Arizona University, USA. For more information about the Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration click here

    Order your copy now and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 (RRP £140. Valid until 24th December 2014)

  4. New in Paperback - The Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology

    "This valuable collection of essays will provide a benchmark in urban ecology for many years to come. This book is a superb resource for researchers and students who wish to home in on a topic, learn what there is to know, and perhaps carry on further investigations ... " Summing up: Essential. All readership levels." —CHOICE, S. Hammer, Boston University, USA . Want to view inside the book, then click here?

    Why not recommend to your Librarian today!

  5. NEW - Routledge Handbook of Sexuality Studies in East Asia

    'At last, a dazzling and comprehensive collection that sets a new benchmark in East Asian studies. The international experts in this smart volume explore a range of significant topics, from sexual minorities to sexual politics, placing sexuality studies front and center on the Asian studies bookshelf. Pioneering, thought-provoking, and deeply knowledgeable.' – Laura Miller, University of Missouri-St. Louis, USA

    Order your copy now and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 (RRP £140. Valid until 2nd December 2014)

  6. OUT SOON! - The Routledge Handbook of Tourism and Hospitality Education

    "This highly authoritative text provides a very timely, reflective and forward-looking critique of tourism and hospitality education and the forces impacting its development and delivery across the world. The breadth and depth of issues included in the text provide comprehensive coverage of the subject with the international and inter-disciplinary approach adopted making it a highly useful, even essential, text for all tourism and hospitality scholars worldwide" - Professor Alan Fyall, Orange County Endowed Professor of Tourism Marketing Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida, USA

    Order your copy now and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 (RRP £140. Valid until 28th December 2014)

  7. Routledge International Handbook of Social Justice

    Congratulations to Michael Reisch!

    Routledge author Professor Michael Reisch has been awarded the Council on Social Work Education's Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award for his consistent and ongoing professional achievements and contributions to social work education, research, service, and practice. Professor Reisch is the editor of the recent Routledge International Handbook of Social Justice.

  8. Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender

    Order your copy now and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 (RRP £140. Valid until 23rd October 2014)

    The Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender chronicles the development, growth, history, impact, and future direction of race, gender, and class studies from a multidisciplinary perspective.

    To recommend to your librarian or to order a copy visit our website

  9. The Routledge International Handbook on Hate Crime

    Order your copy of The Routledge International Handbook on Hate Crime and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 (RRP £140. Valid until 21st October 2014)

    ‘You do not have to agree with all the conclusions of the experts who contributed to this important book to recognize that it is an invaluable tool for officials who help set policy vis-à-vis hate crimes, as well as the frontline officers who have to deal with the impact of hate on diverse communities.’ - Rabbi Abraham Cooper, Associate Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, USA

    To recommend to your librarian or to order a copy visit our website

  10. Routledge Handbook of Sustainability and Fashion

    Order your copy of the Routledge Handbook of Sustainability and Fashion now and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 (RRP £140. Valid until 15th November 2014)

    'Fletcher and Tham have gathered together a stellar cast of academics, researchers, practitioners and activists who offer their perspectives on sustainability viewed through the lens of fashion. Through concise essays and case study snapshots the reader is challenged and guided to think more deeply about sustainability as a matter of personal, local and globaly interconnected agency.'–Sandy Black, University of the Arts London, UK

    To recommend to your librarian or to order a copy visit our website

    Also by Kate Fltecher - The 2nd edition Sustainable Fashion and Textiles

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