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  1. Bacterial Integrative Mobile Genetic Elements

    By Adam P. Roberts

    As our understanding of mobile genetic elements continues to grow we are gaining a deeper appreciation of their importance in shaping the bacterial genome and in the properties they confer to their bacterial hosts. These include, but are by no means limited to, resistance to antibiotics, and heavy...

    Published January 2nd 2013 by CRC Press

  2. The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction

    Edited by Mark Bould, Andrew Butler, Adam Roberts, Sherryl Vint

    Series: Routledge Literature Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction is a comprehensive overview of the history and study of science fiction. It outlines major writers, movements, and texts in the genre, established critical approaches and areas for future study. Fifty-six entries by a team of renowned international...

    Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction

    Edited by Mark Bould, Andrew Butler, Adam Roberts, Sherryl Vint

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction is a collection of engaging essays on some of the most significant figures who have shaped and defined the genre. Diverse groups within the science fiction community are represented, from novelists and film makers to comic book and television writers. Important...

    Published July 28th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Planning the Night-time City

    By Marion Roberts, Adam Eldridge

    The night-time economy represents a particular challenge for planners and town centre managers. In the context of liberalised licensing and a growing culture around the '24-hour city', the desire to foster economic growth and to achieve urban regeneration has been set on a collision course with the...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Selective Security

    War and the United Nations Security Council since 1945

    By Adam Roberts, Dominik Zaum

    Series: Adelphi series

    In contrast to the common perception that the United Nations is, or should become, a system of collective security, this paper advances the proposition that the UN Security Council embodies a necessarily selective approach. Analysis of its record since 1945 suggests that the Council cannot address...

    Published July 30th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Science Fiction

    2nd Edition

    By Adam Roberts

    Series: The New Critical Idiom

    Science Fiction is a fascinating and comprehensive introduction to one of the most popular areas of modern culture. This second edition reflects how the field is rapidly changing in both its practice and its critical reception. With an entirely new conclusion and all other chapters fully reworked...

    Published December 14th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Fredric Jameson

    By Adam Roberts

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    An invaluable introduction to the life and work of one of today's most important cultural critics. Studied on most undergraduate literary and cultural studies courses, Fredric Jameson's writing targets subjects from architecture to science fiction, cinema to global capitalism. Of his works, The...

    Published September 6th 2000 by Routledge

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