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The Routledge International Handbooks series provides a cutting-edge overview of classic research, current research and future trends in the Social Sciences and Humanities.

  • Each Handbook draws together newly commissioned work to provide a comprehensive overview of a sub-discipline.
  • The international team of contributors to each Handbook have been specially chosen for their expertise and knowledge in the field.
  • Each Handbook is introduced and contextualised by leading subject specialists, lending coherence and authority to each volume.

Routledge International Handbooks address new developments in the Social Sciences and Humanities, while at the same time providing an authoritative guide to theory and method, the key sub-disciplines and the primary debates of today.

Recent Handbooks Articles

  1. New - Handbook of Critical Psychology

    "This handbook does an incredible job of conveying the fundamentals of critical psychology along with an exciting overview of the contemporary scope of this revolutionary approach. Both specialists and students will consider it an essential resource. I will not be surprised if it significantly magnifies the impact of critical psychology around the world." - Tod Sloan, Lewis and Clark College, USA. Order now to take advantage of a 10% discounted price.

  2. New - The Routledge Handbook of Communication Disorders

    The new Routledge Handbook of Communication Disorders provides an update on key issues and research in the clinical application of the speech, language and hearing sciences in both children and adults. Focusing on areas of cutting-edge research, this handbook showcases what we know about communication disorders, and their assessment and treatment. Order now to take advantage of a 10% discounted price.

  3. International handbook of e learning volume 1

    New! The International Handbook of E- Learning


    The two-volume International Handbook of e-Learning provides a comprehensive compendium of research and theory and implementation and practice in all aspects of e-learning, one of the most significant ongoing global developments in the entire field of education. Order now to take advantage of the 10% discount, available for a limited time only!
     

  4. New Handbook - The Routledge International Handbook of Educational Effectiveness

    The International Handbook of Educational Effectiveness draws together the leading academics and researchers in the field to reflect on the history, traditions and the most recent developments in this dynamic and influential field. It offers academics, researchers, students and policy-makers new insights into the latest thinking and evidence about educational effectiveness. Order now to take advantage of the pre-publication discounted price. Read more...

  5. New - The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States

    In the United States, the causes and even the meanings of poverty are disconnected from the causes and meanings of global poverty. The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States provides an authoritative overview of the relationship of poverty with the rise of neoliberal capitalism in the context of globalization.

    Key issues examined by the international selection of leading scholars in this volume include income distribution, employment, health, hunger, housing and urbanization. With parts focusing on the lived experience of the poor, social justice and human rights frameworks – as opposed to welfare rights models – and the role of helping professions such as social work, health and education, this comprehensive handbook is a vital reference for anyone working with those in poverty, whether directly or at a macro level.
     

  6. New Handbook - Routledge International Handbook of the Arts and Education

    This International Handbook brings together leading writers on Arts in Education to provide a much-needed, authoritative guide to the main debates in the field and an informed account of contemporary developments in policy and practice. The collection addresses generic issues common to all the arts while acknowledging differences and recognizing the dangers of over-generalisation. It also includes specific chapters on each of the art forms (visual art, dance, drama, literature, music, media arts) providing a cutting-edge analysis of key contemporary issues in each subject. Order now to take advantage of the pre-publication discounted price. Read more...

  7. New in Paperback - The Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology

    "This valuable collection of essays will provide a benchmark in urban ecology for many years to come. This book is a superb resource for researchers and students who wish to home in on a topic, learn what there is to know, and perhaps carry on further investigations ... " Summing up: Essential. All readership levels." —CHOICE, S. Hammer, Boston University, USA . Want to view inside the book, then click here?

    Why not recommend to your Librarian today!

  8. NEW - Routledge Handbook of Sexuality Studies in East Asia

    'At last, a dazzling and comprehensive collection that sets a new benchmark in East Asian studies. The international experts in this smart volume explore a range of significant topics, from sexual minorities to sexual politics, placing sexuality studies front and center on the Asian studies bookshelf. Pioneering, thought-provoking, and deeply knowledgeable.' – Laura Miller, University of Missouri-St. Louis, USA

    Order your copy now and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 (RRP £140. Valid until 2nd December 2014)

  9. OUT SOON! - The Routledge Handbook of Tourism and Hospitality Education

    "This highly authoritative text provides a very timely, reflective and forward-looking critique of tourism and hospitality education and the forces impacting its development and delivery across the world. The breadth and depth of issues included in the text provide comprehensive coverage of the subject with the international and inter-disciplinary approach adopted making it a highly useful, even essential, text for all tourism and hospitality scholars worldwide" - Professor Alan Fyall, Orange County Endowed Professor of Tourism Marketing Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida, USA

    Order your copy now and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 (RRP £140. Valid until 28th December 2014)

  10. Routledge International Handbook of Social Justice

    Congratulations to Michael Reisch!

    Routledge author Professor Michael Reisch has been awarded the Council on Social Work Education's Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award for his consistent and ongoing professional achievements and contributions to social work education, research, service, and practice. Professor Reisch is the editor of the recent Routledge International Handbook of Social Justice.

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