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  1. Urban Regeneration in the UK, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew Tallon

    Urban Regeneration in the UK combines the approaches taken by central government and cities themselves to regenerate urban areas, providing a comprehensive and up-to-date synthesis of the field. Each chapter also contains case studies, study questions, suggested further reading and websites, making this an essential resource for undergraduate students interested in Urban Studies, Geography, Planning and the Built Environment... Read more...

  2. Environmental Criminology

    Evolution, Theory, and Practice
    By Martin A. Andresen

    This text will be ideal for courses on crime prevention, where students are oftentimes encouraged to consider policy problems and apply theory to practice. This book offers up environmental criminology as a theoretical framework for making sense of complex neighbourhood problems, meaning that it will be perfect for modules on geography of crime, crime analysis and indeed, environmental criminology... Read more...

  3. Drugs and Crime, 4th Edition

    By Philip Bean

    A high proportion of crimes committed in Britain are drugs-related, with many offenders having a documented history of drug use. However, the direct link between drugs and crime is oftentimes less clear than is supposed and this text attempts to achieve a better understanding of these and surrounding issues that have been marred by misunderstanding and a lack of consensus amongst experts... Read more...

  4. Introduction to Contemporary Social Theory

    By Anthony Elliott and Charles Lemert

    Introduction to Contemporary Social Theory
    combines lively exposition and clarity with reflective social critique and original insights, and is a superb textbook with which to navigate the twists and turns of contemporary social theory as taught in the disciplines of sociology, politics, history, cultural studies and many more... Read more...

  5. Social Statistics

    Managing Data, Conducting Analyses, Presenting Results, 2nd Edition
    By Thomas J. Linneman

    Many fundamentally important decisions about our social life are a function of how well we understand and analyze DATA. This sounds so obvious but it is so misunderstood. Social statisticians struggle with this problem in their teaching constantly. This book and its approach is the ally and support of all instructors who want to accomplish this hugely important teaching goal... Read more...

  6. Optimize Public Law

    Learn, Remember and Succeed with Optimize Law Revision

    We are pleased to announce the launch of our new revision series, Optimize Law Revision. Developed with feedback from students and lecurers, including Michael Bromby as a series advisor, Optimize is designed to aid revision and retain understanding of the law through visual learning.

  7. Promoting Healthy Behaviour, 2nd Edition

    There is ever growing recognition by governments and healthcare professionals of the need to respond to the challenges of preventable diseases, especially so-called "lifestyle diseases", and of the influence that social class, gender, ethnicity, as well as individual differences play in health.

  8. Sustainability Principles and Practice now available!

    Sustainability Principles and Practice which gives a comprehensive overview of the field of sustainability is now available. 

    You can now view the first chapter online for free, browse the Companion Website, or watch Margaret discuss her new book with David Thorpe.

  9. Interview with Theory for Today’s Musician’s Daniel McCarthy

    Routledge author Daniel McCarthy was interviewed by Vivian Goodman of WKSU News about the world premiere of his trumpet concerto "Tao of Infinity" on Feburary 14, 2014. McCarthy reflects on everything from his childhood musical influences to life lessons learned. 

    McCarthy is co-author with Ralph Turek of Theory for Today's Musician, now available as a textbook, workbook, and ebook bundle. Request a complimentary copy or view the companion website today. 

  10. A Pocket Guide to Risk Assessment and Management in Mental Health

    Risk assessment and risk management are top of every mental health trust’s agenda. This concise and easy-to-read book provides an informative and practical guide to the process of undertaking a risk assessment, arriving at a formulation and then developing a risk management plan.

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