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Soft Science Fiction: 15 Classic and Contemporary Must Read Books

Soft science fiction focuses on the social sciences, is more philosophical in approach, and explores the important social issues of our time. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-21 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Social Sciences Academic Press

As its name suggests, SSAP is the go-to publisher in China for scholarly titles in the humanities and social sciences. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic reviews crisis

Despite some gloomy predictions, the academic book remains in good health. Most academics in the humanities and social sciences are committed to it as essential to the health of their disciplines: a means of expressing complex arguments and communicating the best scholarship. But there are... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MUP buys politics books contracted to Bloomsbury

Manchester University Press (MUP) has acquired 58 titles in politics and sociology which had been scheduled to appear with Bloomsbury. Earlier this year, Bloomsbury Academic announced it would no longer be commissioning books in the fields of politics, international relations or sociology as it... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European study into e-reading launches next week

A new European Commission-funded project will study whether or not reading digitally changes people’s comprehension of the text they consume. The Evolution of Reading in the Age of Digitisation (EREAD) research will launch next week in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and carry on until autumn 2017 at... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury discontinues politics list

Bloomsbury Academic is to stop signing new book projects in politics, international relations and sociology. The publisher has written to its authors in the field, saying: "We're very proud of the work we've published in these areas since 2008 but have decided to focus our publishing energies... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SAGE's Marar joins board of CfSS

SAGE's global publishing director Ziyad Marar has been appointed to the board of The Campaign for Social Science. The CfSS is one of the leading advocates for social sciences in the UK. Marar has been active in initiating and supporting SAGE's global work in campaigning for the social sciences,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Can Open Access Save the Scholarly Monograph? ALA Midwinter Spotlight

Scholarly monographs, long the gold standard for scholars in the humanities and social sciences, have been in a downward spiral for some time. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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