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  1. Children's Literature, Domestication, and Social Foundation

    Narratives of Civilization and Wilderness

    By Layla AbdelRahim

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This study of children's literature as knowledge, culture, and social foundation bridges the gap between science and literature and examines the interconnectedness of fiction and reality as a two-way road. The book investigates how the civilized narrative orders experience by means of segregation,...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Making of Low Carbon Economies

    By Heather Lovell

    The Making of Low Carbon Economies looks at how more than two decades of sustained effort at climate change mitigation has resulted in a variety of new practices, rules and ways of doing things: a period of active construction of low carbon economies. From outer space observations of the carbon in...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Reconstructing Sustainability Science

    Knowledge and action for a sustainable future

    By Thaddeus R. Miller

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    The growing urgency, complexity and "wickedness" of sustainability problems—from climate change and biodiversity loss to ecosystem degradation and persistent poverty and inequality—present fundamental challenges to scientific knowledge production and its use. While there is little doubt that...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Companion to Bioethics

    Edited by John D. Arras, Elizabeth Fenton, Rebecca Kukla

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Bioethics is a comprehensive reference guide to a wide range of contemporary concerns in bioethics. The volume orients the reader in a changing landscape shaped by globalization, health disparities, and rapidly advancing technologies. Bioethics has begun a turn toward a...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of the Economics of Knowledge

    Edited by Cristiano Antonelli, Albert N. Link

    The Routledge Handbook of the Economics of Knowledge provides a comprehensive framework to integrate the advancements over the last 20 years in the analysis of technological knowledge as an economic good, and in the static and dynamic characteristics of its generation process. There is a growing...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Reproductive Tourism in the United States

    Creating Family in the Mother Country

    By Lauren Jade Martin

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book examines the United States as a destination for international consumers of assisted fertility services, including egg donation, surrogacy, and sex selection. Based on interviews conducted with fertility industry insiders who market their services to an international clientele in three of...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Atoms, Bytes and Genes

    Public Resistance and Techno-Scientific Responses

    By Martin W. Bauer

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    "Atom," "byte" and "gene" are metonymies for techno-scientific developments of the 20th century: nuclear power, computing and genetic engineering. Resistance continues to challenge these developments in public opinion. This book traces historical debates over atoms, bytes and genes which raised...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Stem Cell Research in Asia

    Looking Beyond Regulatory Exteriors

    Edited by Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner

    The great hurry to realise promised cures in stem cell research requires regulation to guarantee bioethical research practices. Yet, increasingly similar national guidelines for stem cell research yields a range of diverging research practices. This book shows how the different rationale of...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Mobile Technology and Place

    Edited by Rowan Wilken, Gerard Goggin

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    An international roster of contributors come together in this comprehensive volume to examine the complex interactions between mobile media technologies and issues of place. Balancing philosophical reflection with empirical analysis, this book examines the specific contexts in which place and...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Social Practices, Intervention and Sustainability

    Beyond behaviour change

    Edited by Yolande Strengers, Cecily Maller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    In an era of dramatic environmental change, social change is desperately needed to curb burgeoning consumption. Many calls to action have focused on individual behaviour or technological innovation, with relative silence from the social sciences on other modes and methods of intervening in social...

    Published November 7th 2014 by Routledge