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  1. Health Care Policy and Practice

    A Biopsychosocial Perspective, 4th Edition
    By Cynthia Moniz and Stephen Gorin

    In Health Care Policy and Practice: A Biopsychosocial Perspective, Moniz and Gorin have updated their text to incorporate health care reform. The authors have also restructured the book to guide students through the development of the American health care system: what it is, what the policies are, and how students can influence them... Read more...
     

  2. Punishing Blackness One Avatar at a Time

    Why Criminologists Should Care More About Video Games

    Article by Kishonna L. Gray, author of Race, Gender, and Deviance in Xbox Live

    Why should criminologists care about video games? The bulk of the literature focuses heavily on the criminogenic effects of video games which is an important aspect to investigate. However, this skews our understanding of video games. What Race, Gender, & Deviance in Xbox Live offers is an alternate approach to studying video games which is useful for not only criminologists, but for others who are interested in seeing the digital manifestation of real-world problems....

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  3. The Metaphysics of Technology

    By David Skrbina

    What is technology? Why does it have such power in our lives? Why does it seemingly progress of its own accord, and without regard to social or environmental well-being? The quest for the essence of technology is an old one, with roots in the pre-Socratic philosophy of ancient Greece. It was then that certain thinkers first joined the ideas of technê and logos into a single worldview... Read more...

  4. Congratulations to Steven Gross, winner of the 2014 UCEA Master Professor Award!

    Author Steven Jay Gross was awarded the 2014 University Council for Educational Administration Master Professor Award at last week's conference in Washington DC. 

  5. December 2014 Textbook of the Month: Multiple Regression and Beyond, 2nd Edition

    Multiple Regression and Beyond
    An Introduction to Multiple Regression and Structural Equation Modeling, 2nd Edition
    By Timothy Keith 

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  6. Public Relations, Activism, and Social Change - Winner of the 2014 Pride Book Award

    Routledge would like to congratulate Kristin Demetrious for having her title, Public Relations, Activism, and Social Change: Speaking Up, be awarded the 2014 Pride Book Award from the National Communication Association’s Public Relations Division!

    This title draws significant new meaning to the inter-relationships of public relations and social change through a number of activist case studies, and rebuilds knowledge around alternative communicative practices that are ethical, sustainable, and effective.

    Read more here!

  7. Upcoming Events: British UNIMA for 2013

    Be sure to head to the Puppet Theatre Barge on Sunday December 7th, 5pm-8.30pm for a selection of exciting events featuring contributors from The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performance

    Click here to see a list of events!

  8. 50 Major Economists

    Steven Pressman, author of “Fifty Major Economists,” interview

    Author Steven Pressman talks about Thanksgiving Day shopping.

  9. Marybeth Gasman wins the ASHE 2014 Leadership Award!

    Congratulations to Routledge author Marybeth Gasman who won the 2014 Leadership Award at the Association for the Study of Higher Education conference in Washington DC last week! 

  10. The Politics of Abolition Revisited - Author Article

    Read an article by Thomas Mathiesen about his new book, The Politics of Abolition Revisited.

    "I wish to spend the limited space I have at my disposal on the history of The Politics of Abolition, a book which first appeared in 1974, forty years ago, and on the second edition of the same book, The Politics of Abolition Revisited, which came out in the early fall of this year. First of all, what motivated the first edition of the book? Firstly, there was a pent-up dissatisfaction, and a wish to do something with ‘the prison situation’, among a number of intellectuals and socially oriented practitioners in Norway. The feeling was that prisons were inhumane and did not work according to plan..."

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