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Apr 17 2015

Chinese Haze: Enjoy reading 40+ articles with impact!

Go to the Chinese Haze homepage to explore the latest research into haze pollution and reduction from 19 key journals in the field. Springer articles are freely accessible until May 24; BioMed Central articles are open access and therefore freely available permanently online, immediately upon publication.

Read the latest Research Highlights in Haze Studies:

Please click here to read more essential publications in haze research!


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Apr 16 2015

Access the free articles from Politics and International Relations, Routledge

Please click here to access the articles which have been recently published on an open access basis in Routledge Politics and International Relations journals.The articles are freely available to read online by everyone.


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Apr 16 2015

Access articles from Routledge Behavioral Science

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): A Free Access Article Collection

Read the articles researching the topic of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with free access until December 31, 2015. This collection includes seventy-five original journal articles which delve into the broad topic of PTSD and more specifically the impact PTSD has on psychological health, military behavioral health, substance abuse, crime, psychoanalysis, children, and disasters.

Please click here to access the collection.

Behavioral Neuroscience: Free Article Collection

This free article collection showcases the best of Routledge’s Behavioral Neuroscience list with many articles hand-picked by journal editors.

Please click here to access it now.

European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology: Award-Winning Articles

The 2013 and 2014 winners of the Centre of Creative Leadership awards for best papers were both published in the European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology and are now available for free. The award is presented at every European Association for Work and Ogranization Psychology conference.


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Apr 15 2015

Access articles from Routledge Politics

New for 2015 – The Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs

Founded in 2006 by the late Dr. David Kimche, The Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs is the flagship publication of the Israel Council on Foreign Relations (ICFR), which is an independent and non-partisan body that operates under the auspices of the World Jewish Congress. Through the publication of its interdisciplinary journal, the ICFR aspires to stimulate high-level analysis and debate of international affairs, particularly, though not exclusively, regarding Israel, the Middle East and Jewish affairs.

Read the first issue published by Routledge for free now.

Commonwealth Collection

To help you learn more about Commonwealth issues around the globe, read the articles on Commonwealth countries across various subject disciplines, such as Politics, Literature, Area Studies and Geography, as well as providing a section specifically on youth and the Commonwealth.

Click here to read Commonwealth Collection for free.

The European Union: Crisis and Reform Free VSI

The Journal of European Integration offer sixteen free articles on the topic of crisis and reform in the EU. In recent years, the JEI has gone from strength to strength, publishing cutting-edge research on a range of issues within the expanding field of European integration studies. JEI’s success in establishing itself among the leading journals in the field was recently recognised by its inclusion in the Social Sciences Citation Index®, and Impact Factor data will be available from June 2015.

Read the EU: Crisis and Reform VSI now.

Special Issue: Gender and Political Psychology

Politics, Groups, and Identities’ current issue explores gender and political psychology and is free to read in its entirety until the end of April. This issue uncovers differences between men and women, in terms of race, class, partisanship and other politically relevant characteristics.

Enjoy free access to the Special Issue now.


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Apr 14 2015

Access articles from Routledge Health and Social Care

Access the most read sexuality and sexual health articles of 2014 for free

Read the most downloaded articles of 2014 from sexuality and sexual health journals online. Covering a range of topics including addiction, STDs, sexual nomenclature and much more.

Please click here to read the free access collection.

Explore the latest Open Access HIV/AIDS research

Access the latest Open Access HIV/AIDS articles published in Routledge journals. Please click here to visit the Routledge HIV/AIDS Open Access page.

eHealth & mHealth

“eHealth & mHealth” is the April theme on the Routledge Health & Social Care Arena. View a free access collection featuring sixty peer-reviewed articles and several special issues on the topic.

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World Malaria Day: Free Article Collection

In light of World Malaria Day on April 25 and as part of Routledge’s Millennium Development Goals Campaign, Routledge offers the free article campaign. With over one hundred free articles, this collection offers a comprehensive view of world health today and historically, in line with MDG Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Other Diseases.

Calculating Global Health

This Economy and Society paper, accounts for the shift by showing how a novel epidemiological style of thought emerged in the closing decades of the twentieth century.

Read ‘The governmentalization of living: calculating global health’ for free until July 31.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2275707


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Apr 13 2015

Access Global Social Welfare from Springer

Global Social Welfare  brings together research that informs the fields of global social work, social development, and social welfare policy and practice. It serves as an outlet for manuscripts and brief reports of interdisciplinary applied research which advance knowledge about global threats to the well-being of individuals, groups, families and communities.

2014 content is freely available online. Please click here to access the articles.


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Apr 13 2015

Read articles from Sexuality Research and Social Policy, Springer

Sexuality Research and Social Policy is an international multidisciplinary forum for the publication of original peer-reviewed state-of-the-art empirical research on sexuality, theoretical and methodological discussions, and the implications of this evidence for policies across the globe regarding sexual health, sexuality education, and sexual rights in diverse communities.

Impact Factor: 1.097

Read a selection of the most highly accessed articles 2013-2014:

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b4392323


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Mar 30 2015

Access the latest articles from Routledge Sociology Studies

Sociology and International Women’s Day

Read collection of free online articles in association with International Women’s Day. Featuring research from selected Sociology titles and centered around the exploration of women in industry, the collection is available here until the end of April.

Explore the latest Sociology open access articles

The latest Sociology open access articles are now available to download and read online. Explore the entire Social Sciences portolio or access the latest Sociology research today.

Free Access – Special Issue of European Journal of Cultural and Political Sociology

To mark the fiftieth anniversary of Hannah Arendt’s On Revolution, this free access Special Issue has been compiled to explore the legacy of On Revolution and assess its continuing relevance for contemporary social and political thought.

Please click here for free access.

Free Access to Virtual Issue – International Journal of Social Research Methodology

This first Virtual Issue of International Journal of Social Research Methodology is themed Mixed Methods – chosen as this approach has been a perennial and popular focus of articles since the Journal’s beginning. Articles included in this virtual issue are free to access until end of February 2016.

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HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2120792

Explore Socialism and Democracy’s latest Special Issue

The latest special issue from Socialism and Democracy focuses on the crisis of mass incarceration in the U.S. The issue focuses on locking up black dissidents and punishing the poor, visiting the roots of the problem stemming from the days of the black power movement.

Read the introduction with FREE ACCESS here.

Editor’s Choice – Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory

Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory is a key journal for both world-leading and emergent social theorists. To give new readers and prospective authors a sense of this, free access is available to a number of articles published over the past couple of years.

Begin reading featured articles today.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b3049341


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Mar 28 2015

Access articles from Routledge Politics Studies

Read the most read articles from 2014

Routledge presents A Year in Review 2014, a free article collection that showcases 2014’s most read content. This collection is ideal for those looking to understand the key challenges in Politics, International Relations and Strategic Studies in 2015.

Please click here to read the most read articles.

Free access to Public Administration journals

Browse a full selection of public management, administration, and policy journals.

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The European Union: Crisis and Reform

The Journal of European Integrations was recently recognised by its inclusion in the Social Sciences Citation Index®.

Visit the VSI page to start reading.

Free Special Issue from Third World Quarterly

Routledge and TWQ offer free access to a Special Issue entitled ‘Emerging Powers and the UN: What Kind of Development Partnership?’ Speaking about the issue, involved authors Thomas G. Weiss & Adriana Erthal Abdenur hope ‘that these articles help build bridges between the global South and North, leading to genuine and constructive conversations rather than the customary ‘dialogue of the deaf’.’

Read the full Special Issue here.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b1930928

SYRIZA: A left-wing populist threat to Europe?

Please access to ‘Left-wing populism in the European periphery: the case of SYRIZA’ from The Journal of Political Ideologies. This paper explores SYRIZA as a populist force, the realms of populism and repercussions for the Eurozone. Please click here to read the press release and article.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b1984594


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Mar 26 2015

Access Articles from Routledge Behavioral Science

Access the 2015 Counseling & Therapy Article Collection

Routledge offers FREE ACCESS to an essential collection of over eighty-five articles from counseling, therapy, addiction, aging, and mental health journals portfolio. These articles will be available until March 31, 2016.

Please click here  to access the collection.

Read the latest Open Access research in reproductive health and pregnancy

Please click here to read the Open Access Reproductive Health and Pregnancy Collection.


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