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  1. Routledge Education Textbook Authors of the Month, January: Sadovnik, Cookson, & Semel

    The fourth edition of Exploring Education: An Introduction to the Foundations of Education, by Alan R. Sadovnik, Peter Cookson, Jr., and Susan Semel, just published this month. This much-anticipated updated edition of Exploring Education offers an alternative to traditional foundations texts by combining a point-of-view analysis with primary source readings. 

    Alan R. Sadovnik is Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor of Education, Sociology and Public Administration and Affairs at Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey, where he is the Co- Director of the Institute on Educational Law and Policy and the Newark Schools Research Collaborative, and Coordinator of the Educational Policy track of the Ph.D. Program in Urban Systems. 

    The most powerful influence in Peter W. Cookson, Jr.'s career has been a life-long passion for equality of educational opportunity.  Peter W. Cookson, Jr. teaches at Teachers College, Columbia University, USA, and is President of Ideas without Borders in Washington, DC, USA. 

    Susan F. Semel is Professor of Education at the City College of New York, where she served as Chair of the Department of Secondary Education for a decade and also Professor of Urban Education at the CUNY Graduate Center. 

  2. Top Textbook: Essentials of Elementary Social Studies

    Essentials of Elementary Social Studies
    4th Edition

    By Thomas N. Turner, William B. Russell III, Stewart Waters

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge – 286 pages

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    Complimentary Exam Copy
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    Essentials of Elementary Social Studies is a teacher friendly text that provides comprehensive treatment of classroom planning, instruction, and strategies. Praised for its dynamic approaches and a writing style that is conversational, personal, and professional, this text enables and encourages teachers to effectively teach elementary social studies using creative and active learning strategies. 

  3. January 2013: Textbook of the Month

    Exploring Education
    An Introduction to the Foundations of Education, 4th Edition

    By Alan R. Sadovnik, Peter Cookson, Jr., Susan Semel

    Published January 7th 2013 by Routledge – 644 pages

    Complimentary Exam Copy

    This much-anticipated fourth edition of Exploring Education offers an alternative to traditional foundations texts by combining a point-of-view analysis with primary source readings.  

  4. Round up of 2012’s Middle East Studies Textbooks

    Happy new year! Welcome to the definitive list of 2012's Middle East Studies textbooks. Order your complimentary exam copies today!

  5. Planning and Place in the City (December 2012)

    In Planning and Place in the City, Marichela Sepe explores the preservation, reconstruction and enhancement of cultural heritage and place identity. She outlines the history of the concept of placemaking, and sets out the range of different methods of analysis and assessment that are used to help pin down the nature of place identity. This book also uses the author's own survey-based method called PlaceMaker to detect elements that do not feature in traditional mapping and identifies appropriate planning interventions.

    For more information or to order a copy of the book click here

  6. Fundamental Building Technology 2nd Edition ( January 2013)

    'The second edition of this excellent text builds on the detail of the original – each chapter contains clear and concise information on all parts of the construction process from site investigations to finishes using high quality diagrams to support the text. Each chapter also contains self-assessment questions which help the student gauge their understanding of the main concepts – I would recommend this book not only to academics but to new vocational practitioners as an essential read. Brilliant.' 

    Ian Butt, Programme Leader HNC/D Construction and the Built Environment, City of Bath College

    To order a copy of the book click here

  7. British Cultural Identities, 4th Edition

    ‘Exactly the book we’ve been looking for! A non-institution based contemporary introduction to Britain.’M. J. J. Nyman, Joensuu, University, Finland

    In the 4th edition of this popular textbook Mike Storry and Peter Childs assess the degree to which being British impinges on the identity of the many people who live in Britain, alongside other critical and contemporary debates.

    Fully updated to include Britain's relationship with the wider world, changes in university education and testing in schools, the trend towards electronic entertainment and social networking, the new impact of 'class', and the culture of political leaking. Read more here.

    Instructors may request a complimentary exam copy of this title here.

  8. Group Counseling - New Textbook and Workbook

    Berg, Landreth, and Fall present a thorough discussion of the rationale for using group counseling with an emphasis on the group’s role as a preventive environment and as a setting for self-discovery. The video and workbook are designed to work seamlessly with the Berg, Landreth, and Fall text, but they can also be used alongside any other group counseling textbook. The book and workbook are also available as a discounted bundle!

  9. Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts

    4th Edition

    By Susan Hayward

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts is an essential guide for anyone interested in film.

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  10. Media Production

    A Practical Guide to Radio & TV

    By Amanda Willett

    Media Production is an introductory guide to radio, TV and film production techniques. Illuminating the step by step process from conception to delivery, from the initial brainstorms, through planning, research and editing, this book creates a guided structure to help students learn about media production.

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