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  • Handbook of Global Urban Health

    Edited by Igor Vojnovic, Amber Pearson, Asiki Gershim, Adriana Allen, Geoff DeVerteuil

    Through interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives, and with an emphasis on exploring patterns as well as distinct and unique conditions across the globe, this collection examines advanced and cutting-edge theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of the health of urban…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • International Development

    By Sundhya Pahuja

    This book contests current approaches to law and development insofar as these depend upon two premises: first, that development is the means by which global human well-being is to be achieved; and, second that law – both domestic and international – may be used to affect that development. Asking…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Critical Approaches to Law

  • Substance Abuse Prevention

    The Multiple Faces of a Changing Profession, 2nd Edition

    By Julie Hogan

    Since the first edition, the substance abuse prevention field has significantly changed. This book will provide the student with an new orientation to the changing field of substance abuse which includes three sections; Part I – the changing face of prevention knowledge; Part II - the changing face…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Theories of Culture

    By Arnold Groh

    What is culture? Why do cultures change over time? Are there any discernible rules or principles behind culture-related phenomena and processes and, if so, what are they? Familiarity with the most significant cultural theories of the 20th and 21st centuries is vital for anyone studying or…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Careers for Women

    Transnational Studies in Public Policy and Employment Equity

    Edited by Marilee Reimer

    The unifying theme of this book is women’s employment success with the objective of profiling supportive public policy for women in global contexts from Atlantic Canada to Western Europe, Australia and China. It studies the example of first generation women’s careers in the Atlantic Canada region,…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Organizations

  • Learning Engineering for Online Education

    Theoretical Contexts and Design-Based Examples

    Edited by Chris Dede, John Richards, Bror V.H. Saxberg

    Learning Engineering for Online Education is a comprehensive overview of the emerging field of learning engineering, a form of educational optimization driven by analytics, design-based research, and fast-paced, large-scale experimentation. Chapters written by instructional design and distance…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Public Reason

    A Critical Introduction

    By Blain Neufeld

    Because citizens in a culturally diverse democracy hold to different religious and philosophical doctrines, these doctrines often breed political conflict when they inform issues like gay marriage, physician-assisted suicide, education, and abortion. In recent decades, philosophers and political…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Museology

    Insights from Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand

    By Conal McCarthy

    Indigenous Museology examines the emergence of indigenising museologies in New Zealand, Australia, the USA and Canada. As the first international comparative study of museums and indigenous people, the book produces new knowledge about indigenous ways of knowing, doing and being that are…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

  • Microaggressions and Social Work Research, Practice and Education

    Edited by Michael S. Spencer

    While blatant forms of racism and discrimination have largely been condemned in our society, systematic oppression and racism can be manifested in a less obvious form, as ‘microaggressions’. The term, originally developed in the 1970s by Chester Peirce to describe the ways in which Black people…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology

    Edited by Miranda Fricker, Peter J Graham, David Henderson, Nikolaj Pedersen, Jeremy Wyatt

    The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology is an authoritative and comprehensive survey of the most important issues and developments in one of the fastest growing areas of research in contemporary philosophy. An international team of scholars articulates the state of the art, draws out…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Spaces of Indigenous Justice

    Applying Theory to Practical Problems

    By Jennifer Hendry, Melissa L Tatum

    This book employs critical theory to investigate the different worldviews involved in an engagement with indigenous normativities, and to suggest practical solutions for overcoming the systemic inequalities between Indigenous and non-indigenous cultures. Drawing upon recent conceptualisations of ‘…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

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