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  1. An Introduction to the Green Economy

    Science, Systems and Sustainability
    By Adrian C. Newton and Elena Cantarello

    This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the green economy, using a strongly interdisciplinary approach based on environmental science, rather than treating it as a sub-set of economics. The scientific principles of sustainability are presented, which provide the foundations of the green economy, with a particular focus on systems-based approaches.  Read more...

  2. NEW: Determing the Economic Value of Water

    Concepts and Methods, 2nd Edition
    By Robert A. Young and John B. Loomis 

    This volume provides the most comprehensive exposition to-date of the application of economic valuation methods to proposed water resources investments and policies. It provides a conceptual framework for valuation of both commodity and public good uses of water, addressing non-market valuation techniques appropriate to measuring public benefits - including water quality improvement, recreation, and fish habitat enhancement. Read more...

  3. Ruth Finnegan, Courtesy of New Books in Language

    New Ruth Finnegan Interview

    Ruth Finnegan of The Open University was recently interviewed by Chris Cummins of New Books in Language about her latest publication, Communicating: The Multiple Modes of Human Communication, 2nd Edition. Chris Cummins' interview is not only a look at the second edition of the widely acclaimed book, but a fascinating peek into Ruth Finnegan's upbringing and personal influences. Listen to the fabulous interview here

  4. September Book of the Month: Metaphysics An Introduction

    "One of the best introductions to metaphysics available. It covers a wide range of contemporary topics in metaphysics, giving a clear, accessible yet substantive account of the key questions and issues and providing an up to date account of the current debate. It's the text I'd choose for my own course on the subject." - L.A. Paul - Professor of Philosophy University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA

    "Exemplary clarity and concision…The author has presented some difficult material in a light, brisk and appealing style." - Barry Lee, Department of Philosophy, University of York, UK

    Learn more here.

     

  5. Now Available: Translation and Localisation in Video Games

    This book is a multidisciplinary study of the translation and localization of video games. It offers a descriptive analysis of the industry – understood as a global phenomenon in entertainment – and aims to explain the norms governing present industry practices, as well as game localization processes. Additionally, it discusses particular translation issues that are unique to the multichannel nature of video games, in which verbal and nonverbal signs must be cohesively combined with interactivity to achieve maximum playability and immerse players in the game’s virtual world. Read More

    Recommend it to your librarian here!

  6. Treating Self-Destructive Behaviors in Trauma Survivors, 2nd Edition

    New by Lisa Ferentz

    Get 20% off* Lisa Ferentz's new books by using the code IRK71 on checkout!

    "Self-destructive behaviors of all kinds can confuse even the therapists involved with such clients, bringing out the desire to force them to stop. Fortunately, Lisa Ferentz’s original book helped reverse that trend, and this well-written and well-researched second edition goes even further in providing a non-pathologized and empowering understanding approach to these behaviors." —Richard Schwartz, PhD, faculty member at Harvard Medical School.

  7. Translingual Practice, winner of the BAAL Book Prize!

    Congratulations to Suresh Canagarajah, whose book Translingual Practice was honored with the 2014 BAAL Book Prize. Translingual Practice: Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations introduces a new way of looking at the use of English within a global context. Challenging traditional approaches in second language acquisition and English language teaching, this book incorporates recent advances in multilingual studies, sociolinguistics, and new literacy studies to articulate a new perspective on this area.

    View the first 30 pages and request a complimentary e-inspection copy.

    Praise for this book

    "Canagarajah has done it again. Just when you may have thought it was safe to retreat to the confines of disciplinary discipline and conceptual conformity, he produces a work that necessitates a serious re-examination and re-appraisal of what language study is, or should be, about. This masterful book will be essential reading for anyone seeking answers to the question: How do we do linguistics in a globalized world?"

    - Alan Firth, Newcastle University, UK 

  8. Interview with Allan Charles Dawson, editor of Negotiating Territoriality

    How have modern states interacted with traditional societies’ ways of using and managing territory?

    Allan Charles Dawson, lead editor of Negotiating Territoriality: Spatial Dialogues Between State and Tradition, recently answered a few questions for us about his research.

  9. Featured Author | Khalil Osman

    Routledge Author Khalil Osman tells us about his new book Sectarianism in Iraq : The Making of State and Nation Since 1920.

    Find out more about the book here.

  10. Resources for Teaching in Higher Education Catalog Now Online!

    The books featured in this catalog are aimed at supporting the Higher Education teaching professional and will offer essential guidance, tips, and techniques that are sure to enhance your practice. Take a moment to browse our complete list of practical teaching and learning & eLearning resources by clicking on our subject sections on the left of this page.

    View the entire catalog here

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