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  1. Routledge Library Editions: Saudi Arabia

    Routledge Library Editions: Saudi Arabia republishes for the first time some key texts on Saudi Arabia, previously out-of-print. The titles cover all aspects of the country, from its native people and their customs, to the formation of the nation state; analyses of the country’s oil economy and its impact on its society; and studies of the country’s, and region’s, politics. Together, the books in this set form an essential reference source to Saudi Arabia.

  2. Book of The Month: Environmental Ethics for the Long Term

    "John Nolt’s Environmental Ethics for the Long Term is an invaluable addition to the literature in environmental ethics. Nolt’s emphasis on analytical thought and logical reasoning makes this book pleasingly rigorous, and his rich discussion of our responsibilities to distant human generations both clarifies and develops existing debates. Highly recommended! - Clare Palmer, Professor of Philosophy, Texas A&M University, USA

    "Prof. Nolt has an excellent grasp of the topics, and he deals with the most significant issues within these topics. His writing style is lucid and accessible to most undergraduate students. I highly recommend Environmental Ethics for the Long Term as a text for an introductory course in Environmental Ethics." - Ernest Partridge, Retired Hulings Professor of Environmental Ethics, Northland College, USA

    Learn more here.

  3. Featured Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

    We are pleased to highlight the Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government series! Until the end of December we are offering 20% discount* on all titles in this series with the code RSMEDG14.

    Take a look at all titles here.

  4. Now Available: Germany and Austria since 1814, 2nd edition

    Germany and Austria since 1814 presents an accessible overview of the distinctive historical experiences undergone by both Germany and Austria during this period. Beginning in 1814 with the Congress of Vienna and ending two centuries later with the consequences and ongoing challenges of German and European unification, this book focuses on political history and traces the development of liberal parliamentary democracy in Germany and Austria through to the modern Federal Republic of Germany and Second Austrian Republic, contextualising the Nazi period in both countries. Fully revised, this new edition has been expanded to include a new final chapter outlining developments in both Germany and Austria from 1990 to the current day, including recent elections, as well as modifications and updates to other earlier chapters.

    More information can be found here and instructors can request a complimentary e-Inspection copy here.

  5. New Title – Sectarianism in Iraq

    Sectarianism in Iraq: The Making of State and Nation Since 1920

    This book links sectarianism in Iraq to the failure of the modern nation-state to resolve tensions between sectarian identities and concepts of unified statehood and uniform citizenry.

    Take a look inside the first 30 pages for free online!

    Read our interview with the author Khalil Osman about this book here.

    Find out more about this title here.
     

  6. 5 Ways to Help Your Students Behave Better This Year

    Are you looking for ways to help your students behave better this year? We have 5 top tips from Annette Breaux which could help you with just that...

  7. Depolarizing Food and Agriculture: An Economic Approach

    By Andrew Barkley and Paul W. Barkley

    Many issues in food and agriculture are portrayed as increasingly polarized. These include industrial vs. sustainable agriculture, conventional vs. organic production methods, and global vs. local food sourcing, to name only three. This book addresses the origins, validity, consequences, and potential resolution of these and other divergences.  Read more...
     

  8. New Challenges to Food Security

    From Climate Change to Fragile States
    Edited by Ian Christoplos, Adam Pain

    Food security is high on the political agenda. Fears about societal insecurity due to food price increases and hunger, grave scenarios regarding the effects of climate change and general uncertainty about the impacts of investments in biofuels and so-call “land grabbing” on food prices and availability have meant that food security is now recognized as being a multifaceted challenge. This book is unique in that it will bring together analyses of these different factors that impact on food security. Read more...

  9. Town and Country Planning in the UK

    15th Edition
    By Barry Cullingworth, Vincent Nadin, Trevor Hart, Simin Davoudi, John Pendlebury, Geoff Vigar, David Webb, Tim Townshend

    Town and Country Planning in the UK has been extensively revised by a new author group. This 15th Edition incorporates the major changes to planning introduced by the coalition government elected in 2010, particularly through the National Planning Policy Framework and associated practice guidance and the Localism Act. Read more...

  10. NEW: Forest Tenure and Reform in Asia and Africa

    Local Control for Improved Livelihoods, Forest Management, and Carbon Sequestration
    Edited by Randall Bluffstone, Elizabeth J.Z. Robinson

    This book helps students, researchers and professionals to understand the importance and implications of these reforms for local environmental quality, climate change, and the livelihoods of villagers, who are oftentimes poor. It is shown that local forest management can oftentimes be more successful than top-down management of common pool forest resources. Read more...

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