E-books: British Studies

  • John Hick: A Critical Introduction and Reflection book cover

    John Hick

    A Critical Introduction and Reflection, 1st Edition

    By David Cheetham

    John Hick is considered to be one of the greatest living philosophers of religion. Hick's philosophical journey has culminated in the grand proposal that we should see all the major world religions as equally valid responses to the same ultimate reality (the 'Real'). This book presents a critical…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 1: Early Tudor Women Writers book cover

    Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700

    Volume 1: Early Tudor Women Writers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine V. Beilin

    This volume includes leading scholarship on five writers active in the first half of the sixteenth century: Margaret More Roper, Katherine Parr, Anne Askew, Mildred Cooke Cecil and Anne Cooke Bacon. The essays represent a range of theoretical approaches and provide valuable insights into the…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700

  • Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 6: Elizabeth Cary book cover

    Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700

    Volume 6: Elizabeth Cary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Raber

    Elizabeth Cary's Tragedy of Mariam, the first original drama written in English by a woman, has been a touchstone for feminist scholarship in the period for several decades and is now one of the most anthologized works by a Renaissance woman writer. Her History of ... Edward II has provided…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700

  • Sources of Non-Official UK Statistics book cover

    Sources of Non-Official UK Statistics

    6th Edition

    Edited by David Mort

    First Published in 2017. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • Reading Religion in Text and Context: Reflections of Faith and Practice in Religious Materials book cover

    Reading Religion in Text and Context

    Reflections of Faith and Practice in Religious Materials, 1st Edition

    By Peter Collins

    Edited by Elisabeth Arweck

    To what extent is religion inherently textual? What might the term 'textual' mean in relation to religious faith and practice? These are the two key questions addressed by the eleven thought-provoking essays collected in this volume. Accounts of the content and structure of sacred texts are…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Theology and Religion in Interdisciplinary Perspective Series in Association with the BSA Sociology of Religion Study Group

  • Closeted Writing and Lesbian and Gay Literature: Classical, Early Modern, Eighteenth-Century book cover

    Closeted Writing and Lesbian and Gay Literature

    Classical, Early Modern, Eighteenth-Century, 1st Edition

    By David M. Robinson

    Arguing for renewed attention to covert same-sex-oriented writing (and to authorial intention more generally), this study explores the representation of female and male homosexuality in late sixteenth- through mid-eighteenth-century British and French literature. The author also uncovers and…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • Transformations of Policing book cover

    Transformations of Policing

    1st Edition

    By Alistair Henry

    Edited by David J. Smith

    Police and People in London is still the largest and most detailed study of a police force and its relations with the public that has yet been undertaken in Britain. The twenty-three years since its publication has seen a constantly-accelerating rate of change in the legal framework of policing, in…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • Evaluating British Urban Policy: Ideology, Conflict and Compromise book cover

    Evaluating British Urban Policy

    Ideology, Conflict and Compromise, 1st Edition

    By Suet Ying Ho

    Since the Conservative government of the late 70s introduced its stringent spending policy, a 'value for money' ideology has dictated most new approaches to policy management. As a result, monitoring and evaluation have become an integral part in the policy process. Focusing on the experience of…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Urban and Regional Planning and Development Series

  • Thomas Hobbes book cover

    Thomas Hobbes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriella Slomp

    The aim of this collection is twofold: on the one hand, it brings together the most significant and influential articles on Hobbes that have been published in the twentieth century; on the other hand, it aims at capturing the trend of fragmentation of Hobbes studies offering a taste of early epic…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    International Library of Essays in the History of Social and Political Thought

  • Contesting Rurality: Politics in the British Countryside book cover

    Contesting Rurality

    Politics in the British Countryside, 1st Edition

    By Michael Woods

    Rural issues have gained national prominence in Britain in recent years. The future of hunting, the Foot and Mouth outbreak, farm income and agricultural reform and housing development have all claimed political and media attention, promoted by a vocal rural lobby and headline-grabbing protests and…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Rural Policy and Planning

  • Abortion in the USA and the UK book cover

    Abortion in the USA and the UK

    1st Edition

    By Colin Francome

    Recent years have revealed the different experiences of abortion in the UK and the USA. The United States has a higher abortion rate accompanied by a higher political profile for the issue. In fact, one of George W. Bush's first acts in 2001 was to ban American funding for overseas organizations…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • New Labour's State of Health: Political Economy, Public Policy and the NHS book cover

    New Labour's State of Health

    Political Economy, Public Policy and the NHS, 1st Edition

    By Calum Paton

    In this timely and unique work, Calum Paton assesses the political economy and politics of current health policy in order to explain the underlying causes of problems in the National Health Service. Debates from political theory, political economy and public administration are used to examine…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

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