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  1. Featured Book: Routledge International Handbook of Contemporary Social and Political Theory

    The Routledge International Handbook of Contemporary Social and Political Theory is an essential research tool for both undergraduate students, postgraduate students, and researchers working in the fields of political theory, social and political philosophy, contemporary social theory, and cultural theory.

    Recommend this book to a librarian.

  2. Converging Worlds

    Now Available for Your Colonial American History Classes

    Converging Worlds: Communities and Cultures in Colonial America, edited by Louise A. Breen, offers a fresh approach to teaching colonial American history, with chapters written by top-notch scholars in the field. The accompanying Sourcebook provides primary source documents that can be used with the textbook or on their own.

  3. A House Divided

    An Accessible Civil War History

    A House Divided: The Civil War and Nineteenth-Century America, by Jonathan Wells, offers a highly readable, engaging introduction to the Civil War. Request a complimentary exam copy, or find out more here.

  4. Terry E. Miller and Andrew Shahriari, Authors of the Month, January 2012

    Terry E. Miller is Professor Emeritus of Ethnomusicology at Kent State University, where he co-founded the Center for the Study of World Musics.
    Andrew Shahriari is Instructor of Ethnomusicology at Kent State University and teaches the world music survey course in online classes. 

  5. Gary Sloan, Author Focus

    In Rehearsal is a clear and accessible how-to approach to the rehearsal process. Author Gary Sloan brings more than thirty years' worth of acting experience to bear on the question of how to rehearse both as an individual actor and as part of the team of professionals that underpins any successful production. Interviews with acclaimed actors, directors, playwrights, and designers share a wealth of knowledge on dynamic collaboration. 

  6. Thinking and Reasoning

    Drawing upon research originally cited in Ken Manktelow’s highly successful Reasoning and Thinking (1999), this textbook reflects the revolutionary changes that have occurred in the field in recent years – changes stemming from the huge expansion in research output as well as new methods and explanations.

    The main areas covered are probability judgment, deductive and inductive reasoning, decision making, hypothetical thinking and rationality.

    In each case, the material is almost entirely new, with topics such as the new paradigm in reasoning research, causal reasoning and counterfactual thinking appearing for the first time. The book also presents an extended treatment of decision making research, and contains a chapter on individual and cultural influences on thinking.

  7. Sport and Exercise Psychology: A Critical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    The new edition of this bestselling textbook provides a comprehensive critical introduction to sport and exercise psychology.

    It has been extensively re-written and updated with new material to take account of up-to-date approaches and topics such as neuroscience, motor imagery, ‘grunting’ in tennis, the psychology of penalty shootouts, mindfulness training as a concentration technique, the effects of music on physical activity, and the use of computer games such as WiiFit to increase physical activity/exercise.

    Each chapter contains specially designed critical thinking exercises to encourage students to explore the deeper issues as well as an useful list of suggestions for independent research projects by students.

  8. Karen Stohr

    A great philosophical question: Why can’t you bring Pepsi and Ding Dongs to a dinner party?

    Karen Stohr, author of On Manners, attempts an answer and traces the many connections between manners, etiquette and philosophy. Click here to read the full Q&A.

  9. Featured Book: Emotions, Genre, Justice in Film and Television

    Emotions, Genre, and Justice in Film and Television considers emotions as structures of feeling that are collectively shared and historically developed. The author, Deidre Pribram, focuses on the justice genres—film and television programs concerned with crime, law, and social order—to examine how fictional police, detective, and legal stories participate in collectively realized conceptions of emotion.

    Recommend this book to a librarian.

  10. Featured Book: Handbook of Human Rights

    The Handbook of Human Rights comprises over sixty contributions from key human rights thinkers. The book is organized around eight areas of discussion: foundations and critiques; new frameworks for understanding human rights; world religious traditions and human rights; social, economic, group, and collective rights; critical perspectives on human rights organizations, institutions, and practices; law and human rights; narrative and aesthetic dimension of rights; and geographies of rights.

    Recommend this book to a librarian.

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