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Articles, News, Promotions and Updates from Routledge and the Taylor & Francis Group.

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  1. NEW! - Modernization, Urbanization and Development in Latin America, 1900s - 2000s

    In this book Arturo Almandoz places the major episodes of Latin America’s twentieth and early twenty-first century urban history within the changing relationship between industrialization and urbanization, modernization and development.

    To read more about Modernization, Urbanization and Development in Latin America, 1900s - 2000s click here.

    To view all the books in the Planning, History and Environment Series click here.

  2. Have you seen the Routledge Library Edition Social and Cultural Geography collection yet?

    Re-issuing books originally published between 1969 and 1990 this set of 15 volumes gives a 20 year perspective on the development of the discipline of social geography. The books emphasize the increasingly important contribution of geographical theory to the understanding of social change, values, economic and political organization and ethical imperatives. The volumes are authored by well-known international geographers and discuss the philosophy and sociology of geography as well as key themes such as the geography of health, crime, space. They also examine the cross-over of geography with other disciplines, such as literature and history.

    Click here to view the books in this collection.

  3. Highly Recommended by CHOICE - Precision Agriculture for Sustainability and Environmental Protection

    This well-designed, four-part book, illustrated with black-and-white photos, contains helpful technical information on precision agriculture (PA). With contributors from North and South America, Australia, Europe, and Africa, the book offers a valuable international perspective.Summing Up: Highly recommended. - M K Swan, emeritus, Washington State University, CHOICE Reviews September 2014

    For more information about Precision Agriculture for Sustainability and Environmental Protection click here

    To view inside the book click here
     

  4. Highly Recommended by CHOICE - Energy and Electricity in Industrial Nations by Allan Mazur

    "An excellent book for everyone interested in energy-related issues. Summing Up: Highly recommended. " - J Tavakoli, Lafayette College, CHOICE Review September 2014

    For more information about the book click here.

    To view inside the book click here

  5. NEW - Human Smuggling and Border Crossings by Gabriella Sanchez

    Human Smuggling and Border Crossings is a landmark book on an epochal issue for Arizona, the United States, and the 21st Century world. At the same time deeply personal and coolly objective, the book provides a unique insight into the lived experiences of smuggling, for migrants, smugglers, and the authorities, and in so doing explodes many of the myths that have distorted our understanding and policy responses to human smuggling.’ - Khalid Koser MBE, Associate Fellow, Geneva Centre for Security Policy

    For more information about Human Smuggling and Border Crossing, click here

    For more information about the Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship series click here

    Why not Reccommend to your Librarian today

  6. NEW - Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studies

    "The editor and contributors to this handbook have effected an unlikely triumph -- turning a vague journalistic, official and corporate description ('diversity') into a serious social scientific concept". - Robin Cohen, Emeritus Professor, University of Oxford

    To read more about the Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studies click here.

  7. Just published - A Hospitable World? by David Jordhus-Lier and Anders Underthun

    This book explores the organization of work, worker identities and worker strategies in hotel workplaces, as they are located in heterogeneous labor markets being changed by processes of globalization.It sheds light on the hotel workplace as a hierarchical and fragmented social space as well as addressing questions on worker mobility, the fragmentation of work, scales of organization and how workers can help shape the regulation of their industry. Read more here


    Why not recommend to your Librarian today!

    To view more books in the Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility Series click here

  8. Books and Journals Promotion - Dark Tourism

    From battlefield memorials, converted concentration camps, or the wake of natural disasters, ‘Dark Tourism’ explores locations set against backdrops fraught with distressing, unusual and oftentimes macabre pasts.

    For many, visiting these places would be upsetting, even horrific; but for some - they are an irresistible draw that provides a tangible glimpse into a world more commonly seen from the comfort of historical pages or front page news.

    Rouledge Books and Journals are joining forces to offer you the chance to take advantage of two great offers

    Routledge Books are offereing 20% discount on a selection of books about dark tourism. Just scroll down to see the books in the promotion and don't forget to use the discount code DC362 when you check out.

    Routledge Journals are offering FREE access to over 40 articles from an array of journal subject areas, including Behavioural Sciences, Geography, Religion, and Heritage Studies” Click here to start exploring this extensive collection.
     

  9. New Titles this Month from Routledge Politics & International Relations

    We are pleased to announce that the following titles have been published in November 2014. Browse the list today!

  10. New Titles this Month from Routledge Military, Security and Strategic Studies

    We are pleased to announce that the following titles have been published in October and November 2014! Browse the list today!

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