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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Psychology of Conspiracy

    Edited by Michal Bilewicz, Aleksandra Cichocka, Wiktor Soral

    Why did the third World Trade Center building (WTC7) collapse on September 11th , even though it was not struck by any aircraft? Why did Princess Diana’s "drunk" driver look sober as he climbed into the car minutes before their deadly accident? Could a slender birch tree really have caused the...

    To Be Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Secrecy, Law and Society

    Edited by Greg Martin, Rebecca Scott Bray, Miiko Kumar

    Commentators have shown how a ‘culture of security’ ushered in after the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 has involved exceptional legal measures and increased recourse to secrecy on the basis of protecting public safety and safeguarding national security. In this context, scholars have...

    To Be Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Mobilities

    Edited by Ole B. Jensen

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    The world is on the move. This is a widespread understanding by many inhabitants of contemporary society across the Globe. But what does it actually mean? During over one decade the ‘mobilities turn’ within the social sciences have provided a new set of insights into the repercussions of mobilities...

    To Be Published June 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Sexualities in World Politics

    How LGBTQ claims shape International Relations

    Edited by Manuela Lavinas Picq, Markus Thiel

    Series: Interventions

    As LGBTQ claims acquire global relevance, how do sexual politics impact the study of International Relations? This book argues that LGBTQ perspectives are not only an inherent part of world politics but can also influence IR theory-making. LGBTQ politics have simultaneously gained international...

    To Be Published June 5th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Ecological Systems Integrity

    Governance, law and human rights

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Vasiliki Karageorgou

    Environmental law and governance are the cornerstones of global efforts to conserve the environment, protect resources and ensure fair and equitable outcomes for all of the planet's inhabitants. This book presents a series of thought-provoking chapters which consider the place of...

    To Be Published June 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Languages in Migratory Settings

    Place, Politics, and Aesthetics

    Edited by Alison Phipps, Rebecca Kay

    Research on migration has often focused on push and pull factors; and on the mobilities which drive migration. What has often received less attention, and what this book recognises, is the importance of the creative activities which occur when strangers meet and settle for long periods of time in...

    To Be Published June 5th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Builders of the Vision

    Software and the Imagination of Design

    By Daniel Cardoso Llach

    Builders of the Vision traces the intellectual history and contemporary practices of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Numerical Control since the years following World War II until today. Drawing from primary archival and ethnographic sources, it identifies and documents the crucial ideas shaping...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Critically Impaired Infants and End of Life Decision Making

    Resource Allocation and Difficult Decisions

    By Neera Bhatia

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Decisions to withdraw or withhold life-sustaining treatment are contentious, and offer difficult moral dilemmas to both medical practitioners and the judiciary. This issue is exacerbated when the patient is unable to exercise autonomy and is entirely dependent on the will of others. This book...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Alienation

    By Richard Schacht

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

    First published in 1970, original blurb: ‘Alienation’ is the catchword of our time. It has been applied to everything from the new politics to the anti-heroes of today’s films. But what does it mean to say that someone is alienated? Is alienation a state of mind, or a relationship? If modern man is...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Imagining the American West through Film and Tourism

    By Warwick Frost, Jennifer Laing

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The West is one of the strongest and most enduring place images in the world and its myth is firmly rooted in popular culture – whether novels, film, television, music, clothing and even video games. The West combines myth and history, rugged natural scenery and wide open spaces, popular culture...

    To Be Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge