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  1. New Textbook: Visual Sociology By Douglas Harper

    Visual sociology has been part of the sociological vocabulary since the 1970s, but until now there has not been a comprehensive text that introduces this area. Written by one of the founding fathers in the field, Visual Sociology explores how the world that is seen, photographed, drawn, or otherwise represented visually is different from the world that is represented through words and numbers.

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  2. Community Mental Health

    Experts from a wide range of professions – social work, nursing, psychology, psychiatry, public health, sociology, and law – explore the major trends, best practices, and policy issues shaping community mental health services today. In their coverage of each topic the authors focus on shifting the focus from management to recovery in the treatment of chronically mentally ill patients.

  3. Featured Textbook - Security Studies: An Introduction

    Now in its second edition, Routledge are pleased to feature this excellent textbook, edited by Paul D. Williams, and comprehensively revised to include new chapters on Polarity, Culture, Intelligence and the Academic and Policy Worlds.

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    The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin

    The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese uses a staggered introduction of characters to take the student with no prior background in Chinese from complete beginner to post-intermediate level in speaking, listening, reading, and writing Mandarin.

  5. Metrics for Agricultural Sustainability by Marty D. Matlock

    Most authorities explain sustainable agriculture by practice, such as organic or local. Several initiatives of US producers have defined agricultural sustainability based upon impacts on the supply network, from extraction to disposal (also called outcomes metrics). The outcomes metrics of impacts for sustainable agriculture are defined by boundaries such as farm gate, factory gate, and consumer use and disposal. However, these metrics have not been well described or inventoried, resulting in confusion and misuse of information. This book clarifies this confusion, by providing an inventory of the metrics for sustainable agriculture from cradle to the farm gate, organized by media and scale.
     

  6. Community Biodiversity Management

    By Walter Simon de Boef, Nivaldo Peroni, Abishkar Subedi, Marja Thijssen and Elizabeth O'Keeffe

    The conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in the environments where this diversity originated or is being used, are issues which are high on the policy agenda. As part of efforts to implement this in situ conservation strategy, development organizations have recently created a common methodology referred to as community biodiversity management (CBM). This book is the first to set out a clear overview of CBM, as an approach to meet social, economic and environmental change.  

  7. New Edition: The Expressive Actor

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    Michael Lugering's The Expressive Actor presents a foundational, preparatory training method, using movement to unlock the entire acting process. Its action-based perspective integrates voice, movement and basic acting training into a unified approach. Learn more..

  8. Evaluating Communication for Development by June Lennie and Jo Tacchi

    Evaluating Communication for Development presents a comprehensive framework for evaluating communication for development (C4D). This framework combines the latest thinking from a number of fields in new ways. It critiques dominant instrumental, accountability-based approaches to development and evaluation and offers an alternative holistic, participatory, mixed methods approach based on systems and complexity thinking and other key concepts.

  9. A Field Guide to Community Based Adaptation by Tim Magee

    The world's poor will be the most critically affected by a changing climate—and yet their current plight isn't improving rapidly enough to fulfill the UN’s Millennium Development Goals. A Field Guide to Community Based Adaptation illustrates how including community members in project design and co-management leads to long-lasting, successful achievement of development and adaptation goals.

  10. Principles of Sustainable Aquaculture by Stuart Bunting

    Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organisms, principally fish, molluscs, crustaceans and marine algae. It has seen phenomenal worldwide growth in the past fifty years and many people view it as the best solution for the provision of high quality protein to feed the world's growing population, particularly with the rapid decline in wild marine fish populations. Focused on developing more sustainable aquaculture practices, this book provides an ideal advanced-level textbook.

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