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  1. SPSS Explained, 2nd Edition

    SPSS Explained provides the student with all that they need to undertake statistical analysis using SPSS. It combines a step-by-step approach to each procedure with easy to follow screenshots at each stage of the process.

  2. Statistics Explained, 3rd Edition

    Statistics Explained is an accessible introduction to statistical concepts and ideas. It makes few assumptions about the reader’s statistical knowledge, carefully explaining each step of the analysis and the logic behind it.

  3. Barbara McPake

    About Health Economics An International Perspective, 3rd Edition

    As a part of The Economics of Healthcare, Barbara McPake takes us for a closer look at her textbook Health Economics: An International Perspective, 3rd Edition.

  4. March 2014 Textbook of the Month

    Elementary Social Studies
    Constructing a Powerful Approach to Teaching and Learning, 3rd Edition
    By S.G. Grant, Bruce A. VanSledright   

    Complimentary Exam Copy

    Organized around four commonplaces of education—learners and learning, subject matter, teachers and teaching, and classroom environment—Elementary Social Studies provides a rich and ambitious framework to help social studies teachers achieve powerful teaching and learning results.

  5. Perspectives

    Note from Cal Jillson and Dave Robertson - co-editors of Perspectives on American Government, 2nd Ed

    We are thrilled to announce the publication of a new edition of Perspectives on American Government (Routledge 2014). We are pleased by the broad support that the first edition of Perspectives received and grateful to all of those who worked with us to improve this new edition. Perspectives provides supplementary readings for any American Government text, but it works especially well with Cal Jillson’s text, American Government: Political Development and Institutional Change (8th edition available for Spring 2015). Click on the links below to request an exam copy of either book or both books.


    Click on the headline to read the rest of the letter.

  6. Narrative - New Edition Out Now

    This second, revised and fully updated edition of the successful guidebook to narrative covers a range of narrative forms and their historical development from early oral and literate forms through to contemporary digital media, encompassing Hellenic and Hebraic foundations, the rise of the novel, realist representations, narratives of imperialism, modernism, cinema, postmodernism and new technologies. A final chapter reviews the way that narrative theory in the last decade has re-orientated definitions of narrative. Read more...

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  7. New Edition - The Routledge Advanced Chinese Multimedia Course

    An innovative multimedia course for advanced students of Chinese, this book helps to develop both strong language skills and cultural literacy. It covers the four themes of popular culture, social change, cultural traditions and politics and history. Read more...

    Request a Complimentary Exam Copy.

  8. Now Available: What is Islamic Philosophy?

    What is Islamic Philosophy? offers a broad introduction to Islamic thought, from its origins to the many challenging issues facing Muslims in the contemporary world. The chapters explore early Islamic philosophy and trace its development through key themes and figures up to the twenty-first century.

    Topics covered include:

    • ethical issues such as just war, abortion, women’s rights, homosexuality and cloning
    • questions in political philosophy regarding what kind of Islamic state could exist and how democratic can (or should) Islam really be
    • the contribution of Islam to ‘big questions’ such as the existence of God, the concept of the soul, and what constitutes truth.
       
  9. 3-Star Review for Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan in The Japan Times

    Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan, edited by Jeff Kingston received a 3-star review in The Japan Times.  Here's an excerpt of the review:  " an excellent summary for students, or even experts, of Japan’s host of pressing issues, spanning a wide range of domestic matters, energy policy, international and social affairs."  Click here to read the full review.

    Details on Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan can be accessed here.  Click on the title above to see more titles available from Jeff Kingston.

  10. Sustainability Principles and Practice

    By Margaret Robertson

    Sustainability Principles and Practice gives an accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each chapter explores one aspect of the field, first introducing relevant theory and presenting issues, then supplying tools for working toward solutions... Read more...

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