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  1. Congratulations to Geof Rayner and Tim Lang

    The Earthscan from Routledge title “Ecological Public Health: Reshaping the Conditions for Good Health”, by Geof Rayner and Tim Lang, was Highly Commended in the Public Health category at this year's BMA Medical Book and Patient Information Awards. Our congratulations go to both authors!

  2. Social and Communication Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury 2nd Edition

    Bringing together a range of expert international researchers interested in understanding the nature and treatment of TBI this book covers topics from understanding how the brain damage occurs, how it affects social and communication skills and how these problems might be treated.

  3. Steven Pressman

    The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

    Steven Pressman, author of the third edition of Fifty Major Economists, takes the past into account as he looks into the future of our economy. In a time where the economy is in a state of dangerous flux, we can all look to the top economists of the past and present in order to better understand our own predicament. Read further to understand Pressman’s opinion on the top economists, his personal interest in economics and his process of writing this third edition.

  4. Against Understanding, Volume 2

    Against Understanding, Volume 2, casts a spotlight on the status of case studies in psychoanalysis, which are commonly used to illustrate clinicians’ expertise and mastery rather than patients’ actual itineraries. When a case is presented, the complex, unwieldy, and oftentimes self-contradictory material of a therapeutic trajectory is oftentimes vastly oversimplified in view of producing a linear narrative that seems perfectly to fit the parameters of a practitioner’s preferred theoretical framework. 

  5. Spelling for Life

    Spelling for Life

    A recent survey of 200 teachers asking the question ‘spelling is…?’ resulted in the following adjectives: ‘difficult’, ‘complex’, ‘confusing’, ‘random’, ‘confounding’. Spelling for Life offers lucid, accessible tools which help to reveal that, when explicitly and systematically taught, spelling is scientific, law-abiding and even elegant. Read more

  6. Quality Circle Time in the Secondary School

    Quality Circle Time in the Secondary School

    This classic text provides a rationale, framework and whole-school model for quality circle time specifically for secondary schools and further education colleges. Fully revised and updated, the authors offer over 100 activities and practical strategies to help build teachers' confidence and circle time skills. Read more

  7. Challenging Professional Learning

    Challenging Professional Learning

    Challenging Professional Learning draws on a wealth of recent research and evidence on what ingredients are necessary for effective and efficient (crucial at a time of such fiscal constraints) professional learning. It also explores the wider implications of these findings and the concept of learning as a collective activity. It argues that real professionalism cannot be achieved in isolation but instead takes place in a context that has political, social and cultural influences. Read more

  8. Now Available - Routledge Library Editions: Freud

    Routledge Library Editions: Freud brings together as one set, or individual volumes, a series of previously out-of-print titles, originally published between 1920 and 1984. From a variety of academic imprints this set reflects the continued interest in both Freud the man and his theories. It provides in one place a wealth of important reference sources from a wide range of authors.
     

  9. An Essential Guide to Improving Attendance in your School

    An Essential Guide to Improving Attendance in your School

    In this engaging book Professor Ken Reid focuses on the needs of school professionals and leaders, providing them with workable, achievable solutions to radically reducing their truancy rates. Read more

  10. Earthscan from Routledge October Highlights

    With so many great titles publishing this month it has been impossible to give them all the justice they deserve in our October newsletter, so to be sure you don't miss out you can find them all here.

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