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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. Out in October - The Routledge Companion to Urban Regeneration

    Edited by Michael E. Leary and John McCarthy

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Regeneration provides cutting edge critical review and synthesis of recent conceptual, policy and practical developments within the field. With contributions from 70 international experts within the field, it explores the meaning of ‘urban regeneration’ in differing national contexts, asking questions and providing informed discussion and analyses to illuminate how an apparently disparate field of research, policy and practice can be rendered coherent, drawing out common themes and significant differences.

    For more infomation about this title please visit the book webpage

  2. Out in August - Routledge International Handbook of Contemporary Social and Political Theory

    Edited by Gerard Delanty and Stephen P. Turner

    NEW IN PAPERBACK - The Routledge International Handbook of Contemporary Social and Political Theory addresses a range of issues that have recently emerged from the disciplines of social and political theory, focusing on key themes as opposed to schools of thought or major theorists. It is divided into three sections which address:

    • the most influential theoretical traditions that have emerged from the legacy of the twentieth century
    • the most important new and emerging frameworks of analysis today
    • the major theoretical problems in recent social and political theory.

    For more information about this title please visit the book webpage

  3. Out in October - Routledge Handbook of Sports Technology and Engineering

    Edited by Franz Fuss, Aleksandar Subic, Martin Strangwood and Rabindra Mehta

    From carbon fiber racing bikes to ‘sharkskin’ swimsuits, the application of cutting-edge design, technology and engineering has proved to be a vital ingredient in enhanced sports performance. Routledge Handbook of Sports Technology and Engineering is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey of contemporary sports technology and engineering, providing a complete overview of academic, professional and industrial knowledge and technique. The book is divided into eight sections covering the following topics :

    Sustainable Sports Engineering  -  Instrumentation Technology  -  Summer Mobility Sports  -  Winter Mobility Sports  -  Apparel and Protection Equipment  -  Sports Implements (racquets, clubs, bats, sticks)  -  Sports Balls  -  Sports Surfaces and Facilities

    For more information about this title please visit the book webpage

  4. T&F eBooks YouTube video_screenshot

    Oscar nominations galore for the new Taylor & Francis (Routledge) eBooks video

    And the winner in the category of Best Short Film (Live Action) goes to ... eBooks for Libraries from Taylor & Francis (including all Routledge titles)! We are very proud of our new eBooks video (a bit too proud maybe). It gives you a great overview of what T&F eBooks are all about, how to trial them and how to purchase. Watch the vid here!

  5. Handbook of Land and Water Grabs in Africa featured in The Guardian

    'The rush of foreign investments in African farmland by "ecologically ignorant" pension groups, sovereign wealth funds and speculators will end in economic disaster and possibly even conflict.' - John Vidal, The Guardian

    Launched at Stockholm World Water Week the Handbook of Land and Water Grabs in Africa is already creating an impact. Take a look at the Guardian website for an interview with editors Martin Keulertz and Tony Allen. The piece is a great background to the book – Martin and Tony make really interesting points about the potential social and environmental ill-effects of the recent acquisition of African farmland.

    We've included some more details about the handbook below, and you can check out the full article on the Guardian website here

  6. CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online is a 2011 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Resource

    It's that time of year. The lovely people at CHOICE have been handing out their plaudits for those print and online reference resources that they consider to be of high value to librarians, relevant faculty members and ultimately the students! And our Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online is up there with the best of them. Read all about it here.

  7. EU Economy jacket

    UK Economy: The Crisis in Perspective is one of our highlights this month

    Comprising an edited collection of papers presented to the European Commission, plus contributions from some of the most prominent and respected commentators on the UK economy, including Christopher Pissarides, winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize for economic sciences, this brand new title is essential reading for those interested in the historical background of, and prospects for, the UK economy. Lean more here

  8. Olympic Rings Image

    Routledge Online Studies on the Olympic and Paralympic Games (ROSO)

    A unique platform publishing scholarly research, stimulating new knowledge and supporting the learning legacy of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

  9. Politics of Series_catalogue jacket

    Very excited to announce new Online Catalog for Politics of ... Reference Series

    All fourteen titles within the successful Europa Politics of ... Reference Series now have pride of place in our new Online Catalog, which can be accessed today. Narcotic Drugs, Gender, The Olympics, Climate Change, Maritime Power and more. There is something for everyone in the series. Read on for all the info about the Catalog.

  10. UK Economy: the crisis in perspective - book launch

    Frankfurt News: Book Launch for ‘UK Economy: the crisis in perspective’

    Everyone loves a book launch! And we are very excited about the impending launch of our new book, UK Economy: the crisis in perspective, which we have published in association with the European Commission.The launch will take place on Thursday 13th October at the EU stand. Read on for the full low down

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