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  1. The Nativist Movement in America - Religious Conflict in the 19th Century

    "Katie Oxx wonderfully brings us into an America teeming with religious violence, where convents were burned, riots ravaged cities over Bibles, and stealing stones became an expression of patriotic Protestantism." - Edward J. Blum*

    Teaching a course? Order your complimentary exam copy here

  2. Models of Madness, Second Edition

    This second edition of Models of Madness challenges the simplistic, pessimistic and oftentimes damaging theories and treatments of the ‘medical model’ of madness. Psychiatric diagnoses and medications are based on the false premise that human misery and distress are caused by chemical imbalances and genetic predispositions, and ignore the social causes of psychosis and what psychiatrists call ‘schizophrenia’.

  3. How and Why We Still Read Jung

    How relevant is Jung’s work today?

    How and Why We Still Read Jung offers a fresh look at how Jung’s work can still be read and applied to the modern day. Written by seasoned Jungian analysts and Jung scholars, the essays in this collection offer in depth and oftentimes personal readings of various works by Jung.

  4. International Day for Biological Diversity

    To commemorate the International Day for Biological Diversity 2013 we have put together a selection of our most relevant books.

    The theme of this year's International Day for Biological Diversity is Water and Biodiversity. Find out more here.

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    The Routledge/ALT Teaching Law with Technology Prize 2013 Winners

    Innovation in Teaching and Learning

    Routledge and the Association of Law Teachers would like to congratulate Emily Allbon and Sanmeet Kaur Dua on winning The Routledge/ALT Teaching Law with Technology Prize in 2013. Their collection of online skills tutorials Learnmore won out against stiff competition at this year’s ALT conference, where the robust and interactive panel session with Emily, Sanmeet and Aston University’s Odette Hutchinson was a particular highlight.

  6. David Turner & Irina Metzler appearing on BBC4 program!

    Beginning 27 May, BBC4 will be presenting a new 10-part series called Disability: A New History, which follows journalist Peter White as he uncovers new historical sources on what life was like for the physically disabled in the 18th and 19th centuries. Dr. David Turner, author of Disability in Eighteenth-Century England, served as the academic advisor for the series and will be making an appearance on the show, as will author Irina Metzler, whose book A Social History of Disability in the Middle Ages just published this March. We look forward to hearing them share their expertise and invite all readers to tune in to the program!

    More information on Disability: A New History can be found here

  7. Crossover Cinema

    Crossover Cinema

    Cinematic products in the twenty-first century increasingly emerge from, engage with, and are consumed in cross-cultural settings. While there have been a number of terms used to describe cinematic forms that do not bear allegiance to a single nation in terms of conceptualization, content, finance and/or viewership, this volume contends that "crossover cinema" is the most apt contemporary description for those aspects of contemporary cinema on which it focuses. This contention is provoked by an appreciation of the cross-cultural reality of our post-globalization twenty-first century world.

  8. Common Pools of Genetic Resources

    Written by a team of expert academics and practitioners in the field, this innovative book makes a timely and valuable contribution to academic and policy debates in International Environmental Law, International Biodiversity Law, Intellectual Property, Climate Law and the Law of Indigenous Populations. Taking an inductive approach, it starts from existing pools and discusses how they could be further developed to cope with the objectives of the Nagoya Protocol.

    For a full list of these titles publishing in June, please refer here.

  9. Fraud and Carbon Markets

    The missing trader fraud on European carbon allowances markets occurred mainly between the end of 2008 and the beginning of 2009 and is presented in this book from a variety of different angles: financial, scientific and relatively to organized crime. Written by a former broker, it makes a unique exploration into the financial mechanisms of the fraud and the impact on the market behavior as well as illustrating the consequences on its econometric features.

  10. Diversifying Food and Diets

    This book aims to explore what the current state of knowledge is on the role of agricultural biodiversity in improving nutrition and food security. The book will examine and challenge some of the prevailing myths and assumptions to improving nutrition through agriculture mechanisms so as to identify the key research and implementation gaps.

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