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  1. New Title: Emerging Knowledge Economies in Asia - June 28, 2015

    The book aims to identify key issues and developments in ASEAN-5 that illustrate the transition of this region towards a knowledge-based economy. The book contributes to understanding the opportunities and challenges faced by emerging economies. It explains the transition process from a knowledge based perspective, showing how knowledge creation and innovation contribute to the competitiveness of companies and sectors in this region. The book takes a distinctly ASEAN perspective by discussing examples of the transition process from all ASEAN 5 nations that show how this region is attempting to link up to the global knowledge economy of the 21st Century. 

  2. Religious Identity and Social Change

    Explaining Christian conversion in a Muslim world
    By David Radford 

    This book offers a macro and micro analysis of the dynamics of rapid social and religious change occurring within the Muslim world. Drawing on rich ethnographic and quantitative research... Read more...

  3. Stigma and the Shaping of the Pornography Industry

    By Georgina Voss 

    The idea of ‘pornography’ is oftentimes employed to invoke titillation, anger, and disgust. Stigma and the Shaping of the Pornography Industry explores the effects that this stigmatized identity has on the pornography industry itself... Read more...

  4. New Title: Gender and Climate Change Financing - June 25, 2015

    This book discusses the state of global climate change policy and the financing of climate resilient public infrastructure. It explains the sources of tensions and conflict between developing and developed countries with regard to global climate protection policies, and highlights the biases and asymmetries that may work against gender equality, women’s empowerment and poverty eradication. 

  5. Latino/a Literature in the Classroom - Out Now

    In one of the most rapidly growing areas of literary study, this volume provides the first comprehensive guide to teaching Latino/a literature in all variety of learning environments. Essays by internationally renowned scholars offer an array of approaches and methods to the teaching of the novel, short story, plays, poetry, autobiography, testimonial, comic book, children and young adult literature, film, performance art, and multi-media digital texts, among others. Read more...

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  6. Sexual Predators

    NEW   "An impressive tour of the law, science and psychology of civil commitment of sexual offenders. Sexual Predators: Society, Risk and the Law is important to all those concerned with reducing the burden of sexual victimization. It is essential to those specifically working in civil commitment proceedings. This book will shape discussion for years to come." R. Karl Hanson, PhD, Adjunct Research Professor, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

     

  7. Internal Family Systems in Pixar’s Inside Out: Interview with Arthur Mones

    Pixar’s upcoming film, Inside Out, explores the emotional struggles of 11 year old Riley, as she adjusts to her new life in San Francisco when her family moves from the Midwest. With Riley’s emotions—Joy, Sadness, Disgust, Anger, and Fear—as the audience’s guide, you go on a journey through the mind of a child and the pitfalls of adolescence.

    Using the principles outlined in his book, Transforming Troubled Children, Teens, and Their Families, Arthur Mones explains how the film showcases Internal Family Systems theory.

  8. Visit Routledge and Focal Press at IAML 2015 June 21-26th!

    We are delighted to be attending the International Association of Music Librarians New York, NY from June 21-26th, where we will be showcasing our latest Music research and textbook titles!

    Read on for more information. 

  9. Freud and the Spoken Word

    JUST PUBLISHED There is extensive literature on Freud and language; however, there is very little that looks at Freud’s use of the spoken word. In Freud and the Spoken Word: Speech as a key to the unconscious, Ana-María Rizzuto contends that Freud’s focus on the intrapsychic function and meaning of patients’ words allowed him to use the new psychoanalytic method of talking to gain access to unconscious psychic life.  

  10. New Title: Economics and Capitalism in the Ottoman Empire - June 23, 2015

    The text examines how the interplay between Western European economic theories and the traditional Muslim economic cultural setting paved the way for a new synthesis of a Muslim-capitalist value system; shedding light on the emergence of capitalism—as a cultural and an economic system—and the social transformation it created in a non-Western, and more specifically, in the Muslim Middle Eastern institutional setting. This book will be of great interest to scholars of modern Middle Eastern history, economic history, and the history of economic thought. 

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