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  • The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece book cover

    The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece

    1st Edition

    By Stamatia Dova

    The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece offers an innovative approach to archaic and classical Greek literature by focusing on an original and rather unexplored topic. Through close readings of epic, lyric, and tragic poetry, the book engages into a thorough discourse on error, loss, and…

    AeBook – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Critique in a Neoliberal Age book cover

    Critique in a Neoliberal Age

    1st Edition

    By Pauline Johnson

    Critique in a Neoliberal Age brings a critique of ideology to main debates within economic sociology, populism studies, the neoliberal university, therapy culture, contemporary intimacies and feminism. Over the last decades, neoliberalism has worked to lift social protections and political…

    eBook – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Stress Inside Police Organizations book cover

    Stress Inside Police Organizations

    1st Edition

    By Jon M. Shane

    This book offers researchers, police practitioners, and policymakers a platform for organizational reform and an understanding of how the police organization creates stress, which contributes to reduced officer performance. This book, based on an in-depth study exploring the relationship between…

    eBook – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Policing

  • Ilan Gur-Ze’ev and Education: Pedagogies of Transformation and Peace book cover

    Ilan Gur-Ze’ev and Education

    Pedagogies of Transformation and Peace, 1st Edition

    By Alexandre Guilherme

    Ilan Gur-Ze'ev and Education: Pedagogies of Transformation and Peace critically analyses and introduces the main ideas of Ilan Gur-Ze’ev, reflecting on his continuing theoretical and practical relevance to the field of education. This book offers an accessible, higher-level critical…

    eBook – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Regeneration, Heritage and Sustainable Communities in Turkey: Challenges, Complexities and Potentials book cover

    Regeneration, Heritage and Sustainable Communities in Turkey

    Challenges, Complexities and Potentials, 1st Edition

    By Muge Akkar Ercan

    Over the last three decades, historic housing areas have become one of the major concerns in urban regeneration, housing renovation and conservation projects. Since the late 1990s, the notion of community, sustainability and sustainable community have become rising issues in the urban regeneration…

    eBook – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence: An Integrated Social Control-Opportunity Perspective book cover

    Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence

    An Integrated Social Control-Opportunity Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Steiner, John Wooldredge

    Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence considers both the individual and prison characteristics associated with violence perpetration and violent victimization among both prison inmates and staff. Prison violence is not a random process; rates of violence vary across prisons and the odds of…

    eBook – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • The Appeal of Art in Modernity book cover

    The Appeal of Art in Modernity

    1st Edition

    By Michael Symonds

    This book explores the place of art in the modern world, but instead of asking what art is, it begins with the question of art’s appeal in modernity. Why is the appellation ‘art’ so desired for movies, food, and fashion, for example? Why is there the assumption of esteem when someone calls…

    eBook – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Extracting Home in the Oil Sands: Settler Colonialism and Environmental Change in Subarctic Canada book cover

    Extracting Home in the Oil Sands

    Settler Colonialism and Environmental Change in Subarctic Canada, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clinton N. Westman, Tara L. Joly, Lena Gross

    The Canadian oil sands are one of the world’s most important energy sources and the subject of global attention in relation to climate change and pollution. This volume engages ethnographically with key issues concerning the oil sands by working from anthropological literature and beyond to explore…

    eBook – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • Corporate Takeover Law and Management Discipline book cover

    Corporate Takeover Law and Management Discipline

    1st Edition

    By Francis A Okanigbuan Jnr

    This book examines the effectiveness of corporate takeovers. The dominant ideologies of corporate takeovers include synergistic gains and its managerial disciplinary role. These dominant themes are being undermined by the challenges of costly acquisitions. The UK Takeover Code is a regulatory…

    eBook – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Standardization as Sociolinguistic Change: A Transversal Study of Three Traditional Dialect Areas book cover

    Standardization as Sociolinguistic Change

    A Transversal Study of Three Traditional Dialect Areas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie Maegaard, Malene Monka, Kristine Køhler Mortensen, Andreas Candefors Stæhr

    This volume seeks to extend and expand our current understanding of the processes of language standardization, drawing on both quantitative and qualitative approaches to examine how linguistic variation plays out in various ways in everyday life in Denmark. The book compares linguistic variation…

    eBook – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language Change

  • Supernatural Encounters: Demons and the Restless Dead in Medieval England, c.1050–1450 book cover

    Supernatural Encounters

    Demons and the Restless Dead in Medieval England, c.1050–1450, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Gordon

    The belief in the reality of demons and the restless dead formed a central facet of the medieval worldview. Whether a pestilent-spreading corpse mobilised by the devil, a purgatorial spirit returning to earth to ask for suffrage, or a shape-shifting demon intent on crushing its victims as they…

    eBook – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • “Those That Fix the Lights”: The Practice of Public Sector Management in Developing Asia book cover

    “Those That Fix the Lights”

    The Practice of Public Sector Management in Developing Asia, 1st Edition

    By Gambhir Bhatta

    This book looks at the state of governance in countries of Developing Asia, ie, the poorer countries in the region and those with inadequate creditworthiness and with risk of debt stress. It assesses the state of public sector management and their attempts at governance reforms in these countries.…

    eBook – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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