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  1. CHOICE Outstanding Academic Titles of 2013 from Routledge History

    Routledge History is pleased to announce that The Routledge History of Sex and the Body and A Social History of Twentieth-Century Europe have been chosen as CHOICE Outstanding Academic Titles of 2013.

    Click here to see what CHOICE is saying about Routledge History. 

  2. Using Trauma-Focused Therapy Stories

    Using Trauma-Focused Therapy Stories is a groundbreaking treatment resource for trauma-informed therapists who work with abused and neglected children ages nine years and older as well as their caregivers.  

  3. Geographies of Developing Areas

    The Global South in a Changing World, 2nd Edition
    By Glyn Williams, Paula Meth and Katie Willis

    Geographies of Developing Areas is a thought provoking and accessible introductory text, presenting a fresh view of the Global South that challenges students' pre-conceptions and promotes lively debate. Rather than presenting the Global South as a set of problems, from rapid urbanization to poverty, this book focuses on the diversity of life in the South, and looks at the role the South plays in shaping and responding to current global change... Read more...

  4. Wellbeing, Justice and Development Ethics

    By Severine Deneulin

    Comprehensive, practical and nuanced in its treatment of the capability approach, this highly original volume gives students, researchers and professionals in the field of development an innovative framing of the capability approach as a 'language' for action and provides specific examples of how it has made a difference... Read more...

  5. Digital Technologies for Democratic Governance in Latin America

    Opportunities and Risks
    Edited by Anita Breuer and Yanina Welp

    This book is the first to comprehensively analyze the political and societal impacts of new Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in a region of the Global South. It evaluates under what conditions some Latin American governments and people have succeeded in taking up the opportunities related to the spread of ICTs, while others are confronted with the pessimist scenario of increased, digitally induced social and democratic cleavages... Read more...

  6. The Companion to Development Studies, Third Edition

    By Vandana Desai and Rob Potter

    The Companion to Development Studies contains over 109 chapters written by leading international experts within the field to provide a concise and authoritative overview of the key theoretical and practical issues dominating contemporary development studies. Covering a wide range of disciplines the book is divided into ten sections, each prefaced by a section introduction written by the editors... Read more...

  7. Just Authority?

    Trust in the Police in England and Wales
    By Jonathan Jackson, Ben Bradford, Betsy Stanko and Katrin Hohl

    Public attitudes towards crime, policing and justice remain 'hot' social and political topics. Low confidence in the criminal justice system challenges the legitimacy that underpins the effectiveness of the police and the courts. The police depend upon the authority they can command rather than the force they can deploy as a last resort. This book provides the most authoritative and comprehensive analysis thus far of the meaning, distribution and significance of trust in the police and the legitimacy of legal authorities... Read more...

  8. Towards a Victimology of State Crime

    Edited by Dawn L. Rothe and David Kauzlarich

    This anthology bridges the latest thinking, theory and research in the fields of state crime and victimology and provides a general resource concerning basic issues related to victimization - particularly victims of state crime. As such, it fills a major gap in the literature by providing the first text and scholarly book focused solely on a victimology of state crime... Read more...

  9. Green Criminology

    An Introduction to the Study of Environmental Harm
    By Rob White and Diane Heckenberg

    Over the past ten years, the study of environmental harm and ‘crimes against nature’ has become an increasingly popular area of research amongst criminologists. This book represents the first international, comprehensive and introductory text for green criminology, offering a concise exposition of theory and concepts and providing extensive geographical coverage, diversity and depth to the many issues pertaining to environmental harm and crime... Read more...

  10. Criminology: A Sociological Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Eamonn Carrabine, Pamela Cox, Nigel South, Jackie Turton, Dick Hobbs, Pete Fussey and Darren Thiel

    Building on the success of the second edition, Criminology: A Sociological Introduction offers a comprehensive overview of the study of criminology, from early theoretical perspectives to pressing contemporary issues such as the globalization of crime, crimes against the environment and state crime... Read more...

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