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  1. Sport Culture and Society

    An Introduction, second edition, 2nd Edition
    By Grant Jarvie

    This second edition will be a must-read for anyone interested in the study of sport and society in an increasingly globalized world.

    Click here to read more.
     

  2. Accounting Essentials for Hospitality Managers, 3rd Edition

    Interview with Chris Guilding: Author of Accounting Essentials for Hospitality Managers, 3rd Edition

    Chris Guilding tells us how he has made his new 3rd edition of Accounting Essentials for Hospitality Managers even more accessible to students and why this is the book for any Hospitality Course. Click here to read the interview.

  3. This Thing Called Literature

    Coming Soon: This Thing Called Literature - New from Andrew Bennett & Nicholas Royle

    'A very shrewd, lively, and at times irreverent introduction to literary study, which explains that thinking about literature is thinking about everything else, including thinking.' - Jonathan Culler, Class of 1916 Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Cornell University, USA

    What is this thing called literature? Why should we study it? And how?

  4. Now Available: What the Persian Media says: A Coursebook

    What the Persian Media Says: A Coursebook is a comprehensive and stimulating course for intermediate to advanced students of Persian. Presenting many exercises based on authentic Persian newspaper texts, the course thoroughly introduces students to the language of the news in Iran. Real cultural content is featured throughout and there is a strong focus on enabling students to gain familiarity with day-to-day modern Persian discourse. The text combines modern and more traditional techniques of language teaching. With all the newspaper texts and their corresponding audio files available for free on the Routledge website, students can read the texts in digital form and listen to the audio while working on exercises in the book, enabling full and exciting engagement with the course materials.

    More information can be found here and instructors can request a complimentary e-Inspection copy here.

  5. Understanding Emotional Development

    Understanding Emotional Development provides an insightful and comprehensive account of the development and impact of our emotions through infancy, childhood and adolescence.

  6. Research and Fieldwork in Development

    By Daniel Hammett, Chasca Twyman and Mark Graham

    Research and Fieldwork in Development explores both traditional and cutting edge research methods, from interviews and ethnography to spatial data and digital methods. Each chapter provides the reader with an understanding of the theoretical basis of research methods, reflects upon their practice and outlines appropriate analysis techniques. Read more... 

  7. Social Psychology

    "I have been using this Social Psychology textbook since its first edition. Why? Because it is simply the best. It is thoughtful while still being fascinating. It covers classic research while still being completely up-to-date on new discoveries." -E. Tory Higgins, Stanley Schachter Professor of Psychology and Professor of Business, Columbia University 

    To read more about this textbook, please click here.

    To request a complimentary copy for your course, please click here.   

  8. Simon Unwin on his Approach to Writing About Architecture

    Simon Unwin’s Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand is just published, and now he is analyzing the The Ten Most Influential Buildings in History.  Learn more about Simon and his work at http://simonunwin.com/

  9. Now Available: Modern Dutch Grammar

    Modern Dutch Grammar: A Practical Guide is an innovative reference guide to Dutch, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. With a strong emphasis on contemporary usage, all grammar points and functions are richly illustrated with examples. This is the ideal reference grammar for learners of Dutch at all levels, from elementary to advanced; no prior knowledge of grammatical terminology is assumed and it provides indices of grammatical terms and functions. The Grammar is also complemented by a companion website featuring related exercises and activities to reinforce learning.

    More information can be found here and instructors can request a complimentary e-Inspection copy here.

  10. 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.

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