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  1. Routledge Title Jumpstart! Geography is a Silver Award Winner

    Congratulations to Mark Jones and Sarah Whitehouse, authors of Jumpstart! Geography: Engaging Activities for Ages 7-12for their recent success at the 2015 Geographical Association Publishers' Awards. Routledge Education is pleased to announce that Jumpstart! Geography was awarded a Silver Award.   

    Read on to find out more about this fantastic achievement... 

  2. Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles

    Public science and private innovation
    By Albert N. Link, Alan C. O'Connor, and Troy J. Scott

    Electric drive vehicles (EDVs) are seen on American roads in increasing numbers. Related to this market trend and critical for it to increase are improvements in battery technology. Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles examines in detail at the research support from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the development of nickel-metal-hydride (NiMH) and lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries used in EDVs. Read more

  3. Wind Power Projects

    Theory and Practice
    By Tore Wizelius

    Wind power has developed rapidly in terms of the number of new wind power plants now installed in more than hundred countries around the world. This renewable energy source has become competitive, and to be able to combat climate change much more has to be installed in coming years. Read more

  4. Animals and the Environment

    Advocacy, activism, and the quest for common ground
    Edited by Lisa Kemmerer

    Contemporary Earth and animal activists rarely collaborate, perhaps because environmentalists focus on species and ecosystems, while animal advocates look to the individual, and neither seems to have much respect for the other. Read more

  5. Conflict, Improvisation, Governance

    Street Level Practices for Urban Democracy
    By David Laws and John Forester

    Conflict, Improvisation, Governance presents a carefully crafted and edited collection of first hand accounts of diverse public sector and non-profit urban practitioners facing the practical challenges of "doing democracy" in the global/local context of the interconnected major European city of Amsterdam and its region. Read more

  6. Phyto

    Principles and Resources for Site Remediation and Landscape Design
    By Niall Kirkwood and Kate Kennen

    Currently, phytotechnology planting techniques are employed post site contamination to help clean up already contaminated soil by taking advantage of the positive effects that plants can have upon harmful toxins and chemicals. This book presents a new concept to create planting designs with preventative phytotechnology abilities pre-contamination, ‘phyto-buffering’ where future pollution may be expected with particular site programs. Read more

  7. Designing Spaces for Natural Ventilation

    An Architect's Guide
    By Ulrike Passe and Francine Battaglia

    Buildings can breathe naturally, without the use of mechanical systems, if you design the spaces properly. This accessible and thorough guide shows you how in more than 260 color diagrams and photographs illustrating case studies and CFD simulations. Read more

  8. Altruism by Design

    How To Effect Social Change as an Architect
    By Adam R. Wilmes

    Altruism by Design: How to Effect Social Change as an Architect is meant to prepare the individual designer – whether a student or practicing professional – for a career dedicated to serving communities in need through design and construction. It will help you understand the complexities, opportunities, and benefits of creating architecture that promotes social equality and community so that you can make a difference.  Read more

  9. Social Semiotics

    NEW  M.A.K Halliday’s work has been hugely influential in linguistics and beyond since the 1960s. This is a collection of interviews with key figures in the generation of social semioticians who have taken Halliday’s concept of social semiotics and developed it further in various directions, making their own original contributions to theory and practice. This book highlights their main lines of thought and considers how they relate to both the original concept of social semiotics and to each other.

    Find out more and request a complimentary e-inspection copy

  10. Corpus Linguistics for Grammar

    NEW  Corpus Linguistics for Grammar provides an accessible and practical introduction to the use of corpus linguistics to analyze grammar, demonstrating the wider application of corpus data and providing readers with all the skills and information they need to carry out their own corpus-based research.

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