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  1. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Walt Whitman

    Edited by J.R. LeMaster, Donald D. Kummings

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Walt Whitman presents a comprehensive resource complied by over 200 internationally recognized contributors, including such leading Whitman scholars as James E. Miller, Jr., Roger Asselineau, Betsy Erkkila, and Joel Myerson. Now available for the first time in...

    Published March 7th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The European Union

    Edited by Simon Usherwood

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    In the fifty or so years since the Treaty of Rome, the European Union has evolved far beyond the scope of any other comparable entity. The EU is now a unique model of international cooperation and integration, and its reach extends into almost every sphere of the lives of its half a billion...

    Published March 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  3. The World's Major Languages

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Bernard Comrie

    This volume features over fifty of the world's languages and language families. The featured languages have been chosen based on the number of speakers, their role as official languages and their cultural and historical importance. Each language is looked at in depth, and the chapters provide...

    Published January 4th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology

    Edited by Ian Douglas, David Goode, Mike Houck, Rusong Wang

    The birds, animals, insects, trees and plants encountered by the majority of the world’s people are those that survive in, adapt to, or are introduced to, urban areas. Some of these organisms give great pleasure; others invade, colonise and occupy neglected and hidden areas such as derelict land...

    Published December 16th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Sports Development

    Edited by Barrie Houlihan, Mick Green

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Sports development has become a prominent concern within both the academic study of sport and within the organization and administration of sport. The Routledge Handbook of Sports Development is the first book to comprehensively map the wide-ranging territory of sports development as an activity...

    Published December 14th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Higher Education

    Edited by Malcolm Tight

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    The recent, rapid, and massive expansion of higher education in the Western world has been such that in many developed countries it is now expected that close to—or more than—half of the population will have some significant engagement with a university at least once during their lives. More than...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Women and Education

    Edited by Jane Martin, Joyce Goodman

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    If a primary objective of feminism is to expose and challenge the social relations of power embedded in all spheres of life, then an exploration of the issues attached to female education is a vital aspect of such a project. Indeed, ‘women and education’ is now an established—and flourishing—domain...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Education For Leadership

    The International Administrative Staff Colleges 1948-1984

    By A T cornwall-jones

    As well as being a history of administrative staff colleges in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan, India, the Phillipines and Ghana between 1948 and 1984, the colleges' contribution to the development of effective managers is evaluated....

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Handbook of Local and Regional Development

    Edited by Andy Pike, Andres Rodriguez-Pose, John Tomaney

    The Handbook of Local and Regional Development provides a comprehensive statement and reference point for local and regional development. The scope of this Handbook’s coverage and contributions engages with and reflects upon the politics and policy of how we think about and practise local and...

    Published November 11th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Gender

    Edited by Mary Evans

    New from the Routledge Major Works programme, this landmark title is a four-volume collection of canonical and the very best cutting-edge research on gender. Taking gender to mean both the forms of identity which follow biological definitions of sex (the social identities of male and female,...

    Published November 9th 2010 by Routledge