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    India-Pakistan: The Establishment Strikes Back

    Author of Explaining Pakistan’s Foreign Policy: Escaping India talks about the escalation of tensions over the latest incident on the Line of Control and the future of India-Pakistan relations.

    Read the article for Real Clear World here.

  3. The Social Psychology of Aggression, 2nd Edition

    The second edition of this textbook provides a thoroughly revised, updated and expanded overview of social psychological research on aggression. The first part of the book covers the definition and measurement of aggression, presents major theories and examines the development of aggression.

  4. Routledge Education Textbook Authors of the Month, January: Sadovnik, Cookson, & Semel

    The fourth edition of Exploring Education: An Introduction to the Foundations of Education, by Alan R. Sadovnik, Peter Cookson, Jr., and Susan Semel, just published this month. This much-anticipated updated edition of Exploring Education offers an alternative to traditional foundations texts by combining a point-of-view analysis with primary source readings. 

    Alan R. Sadovnik is Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor of Education, Sociology and Public Administration and Affairs at Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey, where he is the Co- Director of the Institute on Educational Law and Policy and the Newark Schools Research Collaborative, and Coordinator of the Educational Policy track of the Ph.D. Program in Urban Systems. 

    The most powerful influence in Peter W. Cookson, Jr.'s career has been a life-long passion for equality of educational opportunity.  Peter W. Cookson, Jr. teaches at Teachers College, Columbia University, USA, and is President of Ideas without Borders in Washington, DC, USA. 

    Susan F. Semel is Professor of Education at the City College of New York, where she served as Chair of the Department of Secondary Education for a decade and also Professor of Urban Education at the CUNY Graduate Center. 

  5. Routledge Education Authors of the Month, January:  Joan Poliner Shapiro & Steven Jay Gross

    The second edition of Ethical Educational Leadership in Turbulent Times, by Joan Poliner Shapiro and Steven Jay Gross, is slated to publish next month. Ethical Educational Leadership in Turbulent Times is an engaging, case-study based text that will assist leaders in their ethical decision-making processes during a time of turbulence and uncertainty. The book is framed by Gross’s Turbulence Theory and Shapiro and Stefkovich’s Multiple Ethical Paradigms of justice, critique, care, and the profession.

    Joan Poliner Shapiro is Professor of Educational Leadership at Temple University’s College of Education, President of Temple University’s Faculty Senate, and Co-Director of the New DEEL (Democratic Ethical Educational Leadership) Community Network.

    Steven Jay Gross is Professor of Educational Leadership and Founding Director of the New DEEL (Democratic Ethical Educational Leadership) Community Network at Temple University’s College of Education.

  6. The Battles of Kings Mountain and Cowpens

    The Battle of Cowpens anniversary – 17 January 2013

    Join Routledge author Melissa A. Walker for a reading and book signing at the Battle of Cowpens Anniversary Celebration this weekend.

  7. Governing Health in Contemporary China

    VIDEO: Getting at the Heart of China’s Public Health Crisis

    In this video by the author of Governing Health in Contemporary China, the author talks about the political and policy dynamics of health governance in post-Mao China.

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    Spotlight on: Asian Cinema

    Asian films are now widely distributed and popular with western audiences. In response to this increasingly global audience, Routledge has recently published several new books that address the history, censorship problems and cultural variations of Asian cinema.

  9. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Monday 21st January

    Monday 21st January see's the celebration of the 27th 'Martin Luther King, Jr Day' as enshrined in US law by the then President Ronald Reagan, in 1983.

  10. Featured Title: Crime-Terror Alliances and the State

    This new book by Lyubov Mincheva and Ted Gurr examines the political economy of transborder violence on the European Periphery that poses grave threats to domestic and international security in Europe and elsewhere. The units of analysis are unholy alliances, i.e. hybrid transborder militant and criminal networks, which have been active in the 1990s and the first decade of the 2000s. The concept of Unholy Alliances is extended to also include the trans-state criminal syndicates that arise in failed and dysfunctional states, or operate within the global illicit economy. It also addresses the question of what reigns supreme in securing the militants’ long term success: money; or social endowment, including strong identity networks?

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