Emerging Issues, Legal Policy and Public Health
Emerging drugs such as synthetic marijuana and bath salts present critical problems not only for the public but also for law enforcement, public health officials, policy makers, and educators. This book serves both as an introduction to the world of these novel drugs as well as a guide for better...
To Be Published May 1st 2016 by CRC Press
The Future of the Magazine Form
Scholarly engagement with the magazine form has, in the last two decades, produced a substantial amount of valuable research. Authored by leading academic authorities in the study of magazines, the chapters in The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Research not only create an architecture to organize...
To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge
Public Sociology in Action
Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology
This book exemplifies the "public sociology" approach to sociological research popularised by Michael Burawoy, showcasing how an approach that focuses on the powerful can bring new insights into how our society works. As a collection of empirically-rich sociological writings on power, influence and...
Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge
The selected works of Miller Mair
Series: World Library of Mental Health
The World Library of Mental Health celebrates the important contributions to mental health made by leading experts in their individual fields. Each author has compiled a career-long collection of what they consider to be their finest pieces: extracts from books, journals, articles, major...
Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge
America's New Frontier
This text is aimed at the basic local government management course (upper division or graduate) that addresses the structural, political and management issues associated with regional and metropolitan government. It also can complement more specialized courses such as urban planning, urban...
Published March 30th 2014 by Routledge
Bakhtin and the Other
It has seemed at times that there is no neutral territory between those who see Bakhtin as the practitioner of a kind of neo-Marxist, or at least materialist, deconstruction and those who look at the same texts and see a defender of traditional, liberal humanist values and classical conceptions of...
Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge
What Has Been Learned?
Academic studies of ‘terrorism’ grew exponentially in number after the September 11 attacks. The problem was that much of this work of ‘orthodox’ terrorism studies was biased, often shoddily researched and was too closely identified with the power centres of Western states. Its denizens were often...
Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge
Collaborations with Habitat for Humanity
If you're looking for ways to give back to your community, then this book, the first to profile thirteen projects designed and built by architects and Habitat for Humanity, will help. Detailed plans, sections, and photographs show you how these projects came about, the strategies used by each team...
Published July 23rd 2012 by Routledge
Examining Global and Regional Responses to Disasters
A host of natural and man-made disasters have plagued the world in the twenty-first century, many with significant global impact. The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, the Indian Ocean tsunami, and Hurricane Katrina all affected broad regions with devastating results. The need for better emergency...
Published June 16th 2011 by CRC Press
Diversity, Health Impacts, Investigation and Control, Second Edition
In 2007, scientists estimated the direct cost of diseases associated with mould and dampness on the US population to be in the range of 4 billion dollars, and the indirect costs of lost work and school days are gauged even higher. The US Centers for Disease Control recently concluded that...
Published April 13th 2011 by CRC Press