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  1. Speech Recognition in Adverse Conditions: Explorations in Behaviour and Neuroscience

    Speech recognition in ‘adverse conditions’ has been a familiar area of research in computer science, engineering, and hearing sciences for several decades. In contrast, most psycholinguistic theories of speech recognition are built upon evidence gathered from tasks performed by healthy listeners on carefully recorded speech, in a quiet environment, and under conditions of undivided attention.

  2. And the Award Goes to: Critical Approaches to Comics

    Congratulations to Critical Approaches to Comics: Theories and Methods edited by Matthew J. Smith and Randy Duncan. WINNER of the 2013 Peter C. Rollins Book Award in Sequential Art/Comics and Animation Studies, sponsored by the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association.

    Read more about this award winning book here.

  3. Holi

    Holi 2013: A Festival of Colour

    Every year, thousands participate in the festival Holi to celebrate the beginning of spring.

    Holi was originally a festival that celebrated fertile land and a good harvest. It is a time to enjoy spring's abundant colors and to say farewell to winter. 

    The main day, Holi, also known as Dhuli in Sanskrit, or Dhulheti, Dhulandi or Dhulendi, is commemorated by people showering each other in scented powder.

  4. Nearby objects can cause hard shadows from over 100m. Image c/o PV*SOL Expert.

    The Power of Reflection: Predicting the Value of Solar Thermal Systems

    We are pleased to present a new Earthscan from Routledge blog post: written by Chris Laughton, author of Solar Domestic Water Heating.

    With a new entry every fortnight, blog posts written by various Earthscan from Routledge authors will be displayed both on the Routledge website and on our Facebook page here. Each post within Facebook will be open to comments so please feel free to voice your thoughts!

  5. Understanding Cognitive Development: Approaches from Mind and Brain

    The papers in this volume examine the state of the art in key areas of developmental cognitive neuroscience, focusing on theoretically driven research on cognition and its development. The past decade has seen an increasing number of empirical papers on the relationship between brain and cognitive development.

  6. Global Entertainment Media

    Global Entertainment Media

    Between Cultural Imperialism and Cultural Globalization
    By Tanner Mirrlees

    A critical cultural materialist introduction to the study of global entertainment media.

  7. Harry G. Johnson’s official biographer writes a new introduction on the eminent economist

    Here, Don Moggridge provides a new article on the influential economist, Harry G. Johnson, ahead of the publication of the 9 volume Routledge Library Editions collection, Collected Works of Harry G. Johnson, this month. Moggridge offers a brief outline of the life of Johnson and his contributions to international trade and monetary economics.

  8. Have you missed our latest Research titles?

    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Cultural and media studies are now well-established as important academic disciplines and are inspiring new research into a wide range of pertinent issues. This series presents outstanding research in international communication, cultural, and media studies.

  9. The Olympics, Media and Society

    Edited by Kim Bissell, Stephen Perry

    When the general public follow the Olympic Games on television, on the internet, even in the newspapers, they feel like they have themselves experienced the performances of the athletes. This book explores whether it is ever possible to experience the Olympic Games as an athletic event without considering the effect of the media.

  10. Rhetorical Investigations

    Rhetorical analysis of texts exposes plausible ‘truths’ and presumptions implied by the writer’s presentation. In this volume, Leslie Gardner analyses the master psychologist Jung, who claimed to be expert at uncovering personal, psychological truths. In his theoretical writings, his rhetoric reveals philosophical ramifications which bear strong similarities to those of the rhetorician of the 18th century, Italian philosopher Giambattista Vico.

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