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Recent Research & Reference Articles

  1. Interview with Dr Matthew L. N. Wilkinson, author of A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World

    Click here to view a fascinating interview with Dr Matthew L. N. Wilkinson the author of A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World.

    He reveals the reasons why he feels this book needed to be written,  the unique features of the book and what he found surprising when researching the book

    Visit Dr Matthew Wilkinson's featured author page here

    A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World has been awarded the 2014 Cheryl Frank Memorial Prize

  2. Highly Recommended by CHOICE Reviews - Transforming Scholarship

    By Michele Tracy Berger and Cheryl L Radeloff

    "Berger and Radeloff have revised their ground-breaking 2011 practical guidebook to women's and gender studies by expanding on the field's applications for study, research, and career development… The references offer practical as well as scholarly materials for further research, making this guide a unique reference source for career shelves as well as a useful supplementary classroom text."— G. M. Herrmann, SUNY College at Cortland, CHOICE Reviews    Order your copy today!

    View all the CHOICE Reviews in the new online catalog

  3. Interview with Lorri J. SantamarĂ­a, lead author of Cross Cultural Women Scholars in Academe

    Click here to read a fascinating interview with Lorri J. Santamaría, lead author of 'Cross Cultural Women Scholars in Academe'. She reveals the reasons why she decided to write this book, what she found surprising when researching the book and her thoughts on how this field is evolving today.

    This interview is part of the International Women's Day promotion at Routledge, click here to view all the books in the promotion.

    (This book is part of the Routledge Research in Gender and Society Series. Click here to go to the series page)

  4. Interview with Lisa K. Taylor and Jasmin Zine

    Click here to read a fascinating interview with Lisa K. Taylor and Jasmin Zine, the Editors of Muslim Women, Transnational Feminism and the Ethics of Pedagogy. They reveal the reasons why they decided to write the book, what they found surprising when researching the book and how they see this field developing.

    ( This interview is part of the International Women's Day promotion at Routledge, click here to view all the books in the promotion.)

  5. Celebrate International Women’s Day with Routledge Books and Journals!

    Why not take advantage of two amazing offers from Routledge Books and Journals.

    To celebrate International Women's Day Routledge Books are pleased to offer you 20% off all books featured in this catalog.

    To mark the occasion, Routledge Journals are delighted to offer you free online access to over 200 articles.

    Both offers are valid until April 30th

  6. Highly Recommended by CHOICE Reviews

    Routledge Handbook of Public Communication of Science and Technology

    "The range and depth of the work make it extremely useful for all scholars concerned with the fate of science in an environment that requires increasing specialization, causing a detachment between scientists and laypersons. Further, the work provides important global context to the issue of scientific communication.Summing Up: Highly recommended. All academic and professional audiences." -G. D. Oberle III, George Mason University, CHOICE Reviews, February 2015
    Click here to order your copy today!

  7. Awarded Outstanding Academic Title for 2014 by CHOICE Reviews - The Rise of Critical Animal Studies

    "Indispensable for anyone concerned with how badly humans treat each other, other animals, and the environment. Summing Up: Essential" - P. Beirne, University of Southern Maine for CHOICE

    Order your copy of The Rise of Critical Animal Studies click here

    Other Routledge books awarded Outstanding Academic Title by CHOICE Reviews can be found here

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  8. The Metaphysics of Technology

    By David Skrbina

    What is technology? Why does it have such power in our lives? Why does it seemingly progress of its own accord, and without regard to social or environmental well-being? The quest for the essence of technology is an old one, with roots in the pre-Socratic philosophy of ancient Greece. It was then that certain thinkers first joined the ideas of technê and logos into a single worldview... Read more...

  9. NEW - Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studies

    "The editor and contributors to this handbook have effected an unlikely triumph -- turning a vague journalistic, official and corporate description ('diversity') into a serious social scientific concept". - Robin Cohen, Emeritus Professor, University of Oxford

    To read more about the Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studies click here.

  10. 2014 Ruth Benedict Honorable Mention Book Prize Winner

    We are very proud to announce that Elisabeth L. Engebretsen is this year’s winner for the Association for Queer Anthropology (AQA) Ruth Benedict Honorable Mention Book Prize, for her book, Queer Women in Urban China: An Ethnography.

    To celebrate, we are offering FREE ACCESS to the whole book until 19th October 2014. Just click on the View Inside this Book icon to start reading!

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