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  1. A Call for Proposals: Progressive Education

    This new series from Routledge will produce authored and edited collections addressing the meaning and expanding understanding of progressive education, past and present. It will include case studies and explorations of schools, individuals, and networks of influence, considering the meaning of progressivism in education from a variety of standpoints.

  2. Do you use Facebook or Twitter?

    Tell us what you want to see from our social media feeds and to thank you for helping us improve, you'll be entered to win $150/£100 worth of books.

  3. Cognitive Neuroscience of Language

    "Cognitive Neuroscience of Language is beautifully written – clear and difficult ideas and concepts are explained with great clarity. It is a unique contribution in many ways.” – Sheila E. Blumstein, Albert D. Mead Professor, Cognitive, Linguistic & Psychological Sciences, Brown University 

    To read more about this textbook, please click here.

    To request a complimentary copy for your course, please click here.   

  4. Sallie Ketcham on the life and legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder

    "By the time she began writing her groundbreaking Little House series for children, she had already subsisted on frozen bear meat, witnessed the forced removal of the Osages, sewed shirts to survive, taught school at fifteen, hand-harvested wheat, delivered two children in a shanty, raised and decapitated her beloved prize chickens, cleared a Missouri farm with a crosscut saw, founded a local literary society and watched the frontier pass before her eyes." 

    Sallie Ketcham, author of Laura Ingalls Wilder: American Writer on the Prairie, discusses her research, the historical importance of literature, and the legacy of the beloved literary icon. Read more. 

  5. Roger D. Sell discusses the reissue of Literary Pragmatics

    Literary Pragmatics, first published in 1991, seeks to reposition literary activity at the center of the study of relationships between language and its users. Roger D. Sell talks about some of the papers that have become classics and the book's lasting influence on the discipline.

  6. Now Available: Discourse and Democracy

    In this new study, Farrelly gives a critical examination of democracy as it is conceived and practiced in contemporary advanced liberal nations. The received wisdom on democracy is probelmatized through a close analysis of discourse in combination with critical theories of democracy and of the State. The central theme of the book is the paradox of pervasive reference to democracy as a legitimation of political action by liberal governments versus the converse weakening of actual democratic practice within the liberal world. 

    Find out more about, view the first 30 pages of, and recommend this title to your librarian.

  7. Interview with Mariam al-Attar Author of Islamic Ethics

    Routledge author Mariam al-Attar speaks to newbooksinmiddleeasternstudies.com about her book Islamic Ethics.

    Listen to the entire interview here.

    Find out more about Islamic Ethics here.

  8. Yosuke Sato, Andrew Carnie, and Daniel Siddiqi

    Authors of the Month: Andrew Carnie, Yosuke Sato, and Daniel Siddiqi

    Andrew Carnie, Yosuke Sato, and Daniel Siddiqi, authors of The Routledge Handbook of Syntax, are November's Authors of the Month. These authors offer a truly global and all-encompassing view of syntax. Andrew Carnie hails from the University of Arizona, Yosuke Sato from the National University of Singapore, and Daniel Siddiqi from Carleton University in Canada. 

    In a new interview, Professors Carnie. Sato, and Siddiqi discuss their inspiration behind writing this book, what makes it special, and how it represents several perspectives on the study of syntax. If you'd like to learn more about The Routledge Handbook of Syntax, view the first 30 pages here, or recommend it to your librarian

  9. Author Robert Janes is a featured guest on ‘Museum Life’

    Robert R. Janes, author of Museums and the Paradox of Change, is the  featured guest on  'The Museum Life', Friday, November 14, 2014, at 10 AM EST.

    Learn more

  10. Featured Author - Marie Cartier

    "Baby, You Are My Religion is written with passion and seeks to add a more spiritual dimension to the genre of cultural histories written about the place of lesbians in the gay bar scene. The accessible prose, supplemented with a sizable list of theoretical and theological definitions, in addition to the entertaining and provocative interviews, makes for an undemanding, yet fun, read."Marcie Bianco, Lambda Literary Review

    Read our interview with author Marie Cartier, in which she reveals some interesting facts and background to her groundbreaking work.

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