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  1. Now Available: Theories in Second Language Acquisition: An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    The second edition of Theories in Second Language Acquisition seeks to build on the strengths of the first edition by surveying the major theories currently used in second language acquisition research. This volume is an ideal introductory text for undergraduate and graduate students in SLA and language teaching. Each chapter focuses on a single theory, written by a leading scholar in the field in an easy-to-follow style – a basic foundational description of the theory, relevant data or research models used with this theory, common misunderstandings, and a sample study from the field to show the theory in practice. This text is designed to provide a consistent and coherent presentation for those new to the field who seek basic understanding of theories that underlie contemporary SLA research.

    More information can be found here and instructors can request a complimentary exam copy here.

  2. Body Studies: An Introduction

    By Margo DeMello

    In recent years, body studies has expanded rapidly, becoming an increasingly popular field of study within anthropology, sociology, and cultural studies. This groundbreaking textbook takes the topics and theories from these disciplines, and combines them into one single, easily accessible text for students... Read more...

  3. Digital Sociology

    By Deborah Lupton

    We now live in a digital society. New digital technologies have had a profound influence on everyday life, social relations, government, commerce, the economy and the production and dissemination of knowledge. People’s movements in space, their purchasing habits and their online communication with others are now monitored in detail by digital technologies. We are increasingly becoming digital data subjects, whether we like it or not, and whether we choose this or not...

    Click here to watch an interview with Deborah Lupton about Digital Sociology and read more >>>

  4. Beads, Bodies, and Trash

    Public Sex, Global Labor, and the Disposability of Mardi Gras
    By David Redmon

    Beads, Bodies, and Trash merges cultural sociology with a commodity chain analysis by following Mardi Gras beads to their origins. Beginning with Bourbon Street of New Orleans, this book moves to the grim factories in the tax-free economic zone of rural Fuzhou, China. Beads, Bodies, and Trash will increase students’ capacity to think critically about and question everyday objects that circulate around the globe... Read more...

  5. The Routledge Guide to Working in Criminal Justice

    Employability skills and careers in the Criminal Justice sector
    By Ester Ragonese, Anne Rees, Jo Ives and Terry Dray

    Every year thousands of people compete for employment in the UK. Employability and the ability to demonstrate the skills, attributes and behaviours required in a full-time job have become integral to securing employment and developing a career. This book aims to offer a one-stop guide to becoming employable and to careers in the Criminal Justice Sector and beyond... Read more...

  6. How government policy impacts upon the built environment

    Read Ernie Jowsey's blog post on government and the built environment.  Jowsey is the author of  Real Estate Concepts: A Handbook which provides built environment students with an easy to use guide to the essential concepts they need to understand in order to succeed in their university courses and future professional careers.

  7. Designing Sustainability: Making radical changes in a material world

    Check out author Stuart Walker's blog post on his new book, Designing Sustainability.

    Learn more about Stuart by visiting these sites: http://stuartwalker.org.uk/ and http://www.imagination.lancaster.ac.uk/people/Stuart_Walker

  8. Sustainable Urban Development Reader

    3rd Edition
    Edited by Stephen M. Wheeler and Timothy Beatley

     Building on the success of its second edition, the third edition of the Sustainable Urban Development Reader provides a generous selection of classic and contemporary readings giving a broad introduction to this topic. It begins by tracing the roots of the sustainable development concept in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, before presenting readings on a number of dimensions of the sustainability concept. Read more...

  9. Featured Title: Atlas of Islamic History

    The Atlas of Islamic History, by Peter Sluglett and Andrew Currie is due to publish in November. Providing an outline of Islamic history from the immediately pre-Islamic period until the early 1900s, this atlas uses the most up-to-date cartographic and innovative design techniques, to illuminate the history of Islam.

  10. Interview with Stephen B. Richards and Michael P. Brady: Cognitive and Intellectual Disabilities

    Stephen B. Richards, Ed.D. is Associate Professor and Coordinator of Undergraduate Intervention Specialist Program in the Department of Teacher Education at the University of Dayton, USA. 
    Michael P. Brady, Ph.D. is Professor and Chair of the Department of Exceptional Student Education at Florida Atlantic University, USA. 

    To learn more about their new textbook, please click here.

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