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Apr 22 2015

Read articles from Routledge Communication Studies

Health Communication

Read a range of articles that offer important insight into the latest research on Health Communication.

This collection analyses key themes that are explored through the study and practice of communicating promotional health information.

Please click here to browse the entire collection for FREE until the end of May 2015.

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Apr 22 2015

New additions for social sciences at HKU Libraries

Every Wednesday, the new titles for the current week are put on New Book Display, G/F, Main Library.

Click on the links below to find the new additions for social sciences for the current week and the past three weeks:

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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 17 2015

Latest Resources from Migration Information Source

Feature

EU Dublin Asylum System Faces Uncertain Future after Ruling in Afghan Family’s Case

The European Court of Human Right’s ruling on the transfer of a family of Afghan asylum seekers from Switzerland to Italy has struck a potentially fatal blow to the European Union’s Dublin asylum system. Against a backdrop of pressures on EU Member States in the humanitarian protection realm, this article assesses the impact of the ruling and reevaluates the viability of the Dublin Regulation as a key tool in the Common European Asylum System.

Spotlight

Cuban Immigrants in the United States

Cuban immigrants are afforded a special place in U.S. immigration law, with most able to gain permanent residency after one year in the country. Following a history of surges in maritime migration, more than 1.1 million Cuban immigrants resided in the United States in 2013, accounting for about 3 percent of the total foreign-born population. This article explores key characteristics of Cubans in the United States, including educational attainment, income, and more.

[Source: Migration Information Source April 15, 2015]

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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 15 2015

New additions for social sciences at HKU Libraries

Every Wednesday, the new titles for the current week are put on New Book Display, G/F, Main Library.

Click on the links below to find the new additions for social sciences for the current week and the past three weeks:

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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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