Handbooks and Companions Catalog 2013-14

New and Key Titles 2013-2014

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  1. Routledge Handbook of Central Asian Politics

    Edited by Reuel R. Hanks

    Since achieving independence in 1991, the five states of Central Asia have increasingly gained geopolitical, economic and strategic significance. There are several reasons for the region’s rise in importance. Geographic location, at the intersection of Russia, South Asia, China and the...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of International Human Rights Law

    Edited by Scott Sheeran, Sir Nigel Rodley

    The Routledge Handbook of International Human Rights Law provides the definitive global survey of the discipline of international human rights law. Each chapter is written by a leading expert and provides a contemporary overview of a significant area within the field. As well as covering topics...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Ergonomics in Sport and Exercise

    Edited by Youlian Hong

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Ergonomics is concerned with the ‘fit’ between people and their work. With an increasing number of people becoming conscious about their health and participating in sport or physical activity, ergonomics has become an increasingly prominent concern within the sport and exercise sciences. From the...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Companion to Eighteenth Century Philosophy

    Edited by Aaron Garrett

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    The Eighteenth century is one of the most important periods in the history of Western philosophy, witnessing philosophical, scientific, and social and political change on a vast scale. In spite of this, there are few single volume overviews of the philosophy of the period as a whole. The Routledge...

    Published March 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Handbook of Hospitality Management

    Edited by Ioannis S Pantelidis

    Hospitality is an industry characterised by its complex nature and numerous sectors including hotels, hostels, B&Bs, restaurants, pubs, nightclubs and contract catering. However, despite its segmentation, there are key issues that are pertinent to all subsectors. The Routledge Handbook of...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy

    Edited by Dan Kaufman

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    The Seventeenth century is one of the most important periods in the history of Western philosophy, witnessing philosophical, scientific, religious and social change on a massive scale. In spite of this, there are remarkably few comprehensive, single volume surveys of the period as a whole. The...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge International Handbook of Social Justice

    Edited by Michael Reisch

    In a world where genocide, hunger, poverty, war, and disease persist and where richer nations often fail to act to address these problems or act too late, a prerequisite to achieving even modest social justice goals is to clarify the meaning of competing discourses on the concept. Throughout...

    Published April 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Companion to Media & Gender

    Edited by Cynthia Carter, Linda Steiner, Lisa McLaughlin

    The Routledge Companion to Media and Gender offers a comprehensive examination of media and gender studies, charting its histories, investigating ongoing controversies, and assessing future trends. The 59 chapters in this volume, written by leading researchers from around the world, provide...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Handbook of Strategic Communication

    Edited by Derina Holtzhausen, Ansgar Zerfass

    The Routledge Handbook of Strategic Communication provides the first comprehensive review of research in the strategic communication domain and offers educators and graduate-level students a compilation of approaches to and studies of varying aspects of the field. The volume provides insights into...

    To Be Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Companion to Sport and Exercise Psychology

    Global perspectives and fundamental concepts

    Edited by Athanasios G. Papaioannou, Dieter Hackfort

    Series: International Perspectives on Key Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology

    Written by an international team of expert contributors, this unique global and authoritative survey explores in full but accessible detail the basic constructs and concepts of modern sport and exercise psychology and their practical application. The book consists of 62 chapters, written by 144...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge