Routledge and CRC Press CHOICE Catalog

The complete list of Taylor & Francis titles reviewed as Essential, Highly Recommended, and Recommended by CHOICE Magazine from 2012 to the current issue.

This catalog contains every Routledge and CRC Press book recommended by Choice Magazine dating back to 2012. Titles are split by subject area below, and highlights of each Choice Review can be seen by clicking on the 'Reviews' tab within each title.

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CHOICE Reviewed Titles, October 2019

  • Automation, Capitalism and the End of the Middle Class

    1st Edition

    By Jon-Arild Johannessen

    In this book, the author argues that a new form of capitalism is emerging at the threshold of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. He asserts that we are in the midst of a transition from democratic capitalism to feudal capitalism and highlights how robotization and innovation is leading to a social…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge Focus on Economics and Finance

  • Investigating Groundwater

    1st Edition

    By Ian Acworth

    Investigating Groundwater provides an integrated approach to the challenges associated with locating groundwater. Uniquely, the book provides a review of the wide range of techniques that can be deployed to investigate this important resource. Many of the practical examples given are based upon…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    CRC Press
    IAH - International Contributions to Hydrogeology

  • Human Life Before Birth, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By Frank Dye

    This textbook presents essential and accessible information about human embryology including practical information on human health issues and recent advances in human reproductive technology. Starting with biological basics of cell anatomy and fertilization, the author moves through the development…

    Paperback – 2019-02-25
    CRC Press

  • Survival Guide to General Chemistry

    1st Edition

    By Patrick E. McMahon, Rosemary McMahon, Bohdan Khomtchouk

    This work evolved over thirty combined years of teaching general chemistry to a variety of student demographics. The focus is not to recap or review the theoretical concepts well described in the available texts.Instead, the topics and descriptions in this book make available specific, detailed…

    Hardback – 2019-02-25
    CRC Press

  • Double Lives: Film Composers in the Concert Hall

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Wierzbicki

    Double Lives: Film Composers in the Concert Hall is a collection of fifteen essays dealing with ‘iconic’ film composers who, perhaps to the surprise of many fans of film music, nevertheless maintained lifelong careers as composers for the concert hall. Featured composers include Erich Wolfgang…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge Research in Music

  • An Introduction to the Psychology of Humor

    1st Edition

    By Janet M. Gibson

    An Introduction to the Psychology of Humor provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of psychologists’ research on humor. Drawing on research from a variety of psychological perspectives, from cognitive and biological to social and developmental, the book explores factors that affect our…

    Hardback – 2019-02-19

  • Computational Complexity of Counting and Sampling

    1st Edition

    By Istvan Miklos

    Computational Complexity of Counting and Sampling provides readers with comprehensive and detailed coverage of the subject of computational complexity. It is primarily geared toward researchers in enumerative combinatorics, discrete mathematics, and theoretical computer science. The book covers the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-18
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

  • A Beginner’s Guide to Using Open Access Data

    1st Edition

    By Saif Aldeen Saleh AlRyalat, Shaher Momani

    Open Access Data is emerging as a source for cutting edge scholarship. This concise book provides guidance from generating a research idea to publishing results. Both young researchers and well-established scholars can use this book to upgrade their skills with respect to emerging data sources,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-11
    CRC Press
    Pocket Guides to Biomedical Sciences

  • The Human Genome in Health and Disease

    A Story of Four Letters, 1st Edition

    By Tore Samuelsson

    The human genome is a linear sequence of roughly 3 billion bases and information regarding this genome is accumulating at an astonishing rate. Inspired by these advances, The Human Genome in Health and Disease: A Story of Four Letters explores the intimate link between sequence information and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-04
    Garland Science

  • Hex

    The Full Story, 1st Edition

    By Ryan B. Hayward, Bjarne Toft

    Hex: The Full Story is for anyone - hobbyist, professional, student, teacher - who enjoys board games, game theory, discrete math, computing, or history. hex was discovered twice, in 1942 by Piet Hein and again in 1949 by John F. nash. How did this happen? Who created the puzzle for…

    Hardback – 2019-02-04
    CRC Press

  • The Secret Life of Theater

    On the Nature and Function of Theatrical Representation, 1st Edition

    By Brian Kulick

    What is the secret DNA of theater? What makes it unique from its sister arts? Why was it invented? Why does it persist? And now, in such an advanced technological age, why do we still feel compelled to return to a mode of expression that was invented over two thousand years ago? These are some of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-22

  • Tropical Bioproductivity

    Origins and Distribution in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    By David Hammond

    This book investigates the fundamental role that tropical bioproductivity - or more specifically net primary productivity - has played in shaping the global geographies of food, finance, governance and people. The book examines the basic astronomical and thermal properties of our planet to…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Epigenetic Processes and Evolution of Life

    1st Edition

    By Jana Švorcová, Anton Markoš

    The book covers the possible story of emergence of life and its subsequent evolution, emphasizing the necessary evolutionary step negotiation of a common "language set" which kept all inhabitants in the biosphere together, ensuring a basic level of understanding among them. The book focuses on "…

    Hardback – 2019-01-02
    CRC Press

  • Moral Evil in Practical Ethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shlomit Harrosh, Roger Crisp

    The concept of evil is one of the most powerful in our moral vocabulary, and is commonly used today in both religious and secular spheres to condemn ideas, people, their actions, and much else besides. Yet appeals to evil in public debate have often deepened existing conflicts, through corruption…

    Hardback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • World Music Pedagogy, Volume I: Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    By Sarah H. Watts

    World Music Pedagogy, Volume I: Early Childhood Education is a resource for music educators to explore the intersection of early childhood music pedagogy and music in cultural contexts across the world. Focusing on the musical lives of children in preschool, kindergarten, and grade 1 (ages birth to…

    Hardback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge World Music Pedagogy Series

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