Handbooks and Companions

Providing a cutting-edge overview of classic research, current research and future trends in the Social Sciences, Humanities, Education and Built Environment.

  • Each Handbook draws together newly commissioned work to provide a comprehensive overview of a sub-discipline.
  • The international team of contributors to each Handbook has been specially chosen for their expertise and knowledge in the field.
  • Each Handbook is introduced and contextualized by leading subject specialists, lending coherence and authority to each volume.

The Handbooks and Companions address new developments in the Social Sciences and Humanities, while at the same time providing an authoritative guide to theory and method, the key sub-disciplines and the primary debates of today.

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  • The Culture of Animals in Antiquity: A Sourcebook with Commentaries book cover

    The Culture of Animals in Antiquity

    A Sourcebook with Commentaries

    By Sian Lewis, Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones

    The Culture of Animals in Antiquity provides students and researchers with well-chosen and clearly presented ancient sources in translation, some well-known, others undoubtedly unfamiliar, but all central to a key area of study in ancient history: the part played by animals in the cultures of the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Medical Play Therapy and Child Life: Interventions in Clinical and Medical Settings book cover

    Handbook of Medical Play Therapy and Child Life

    Interventions in Clinical and Medical Settings

    Edited by Lawrence C. Rubin

    The Handbook of Medical Play Therapy and Child Life brings together the voices and clinical experiences of dedicated clinical practitioners in the fields of play therapy and child life. This volume offers fresh insights and up to date research in the use of play with children, adolescents, and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook to Referendums and Direct Democracy book cover

    The Routledge Handbook to Referendums and Direct Democracy

    Edited by Laurence Morel, Matt Qvortrup

    Over the last 30 years referendums have played an increasingly important role in determining government policy. Recent high profile referendums in Scotland, Catalonia and Ukraine have continued the movement towards independence referendums following decolonization and the end of the Cold War. The…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

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