E-books: Social Sciences

  • Everyday Moralities: Doing it Ourselves in an Age of Uncertainty book cover

    Everyday Moralities

    Doing it Ourselves in an Age of Uncertainty

    By Nicholas Hookway

    From increasing divorce rates and the decline of life-long commitments, to an excessive concern with self and consumerism, plenty of evidence has been provided for the claim that morality is in decline in the West, yet little is known about how people make-sense of and experience their everyday…

    AeBook – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Morality, Society and Culture

  • Transnational Mobility and Global Health: Traversing Borders and Boundaries book cover

    Transnational Mobility and Global Health

    Traversing Borders and Boundaries

    By Peter H. Koehn

    Transnational Mobility and Global Health spotlights the powerful and dynamic intersections of human movement, inequality, and health. The book explores the interacting political, economic, social, cultural, and climatic drivers of health and migration, proposing innovative ways to enhance global…

    eBook – 2018-09-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Social Movements and Organised Labour: Passions and Interests book cover

    Social Movements and Organised Labour

    Passions and Interests

    By Jürgen R. Grote, Claudius Wagemann

    This book is about the building of alliances and about joint activities between two groups of social movement actors ascribed increasing relevance for the functioning and the eventual amendment of democratic capitalism. The chapters provide a well-balanced mix of theoretical and empirical accounts…

    AeBook – 2018-08-29 
    Routledge
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • Minority Religions in Europe and the Middle East: Mapping and Monitoring book cover

    Minority Religions in Europe and the Middle East

    Mapping and Monitoring

    Edited by George D. Chryssides

    Minority religions, not only New Religious Movements, are explored in this innovative book including the predicament of ancient religions such as Zoroastrianism, ‘old new’ religions such as Baha’i, and traditional religions that are minorities elsewhere. The book is divided into two parts: the…

    AeBook – 2018-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

  • Text, Food and the Early Modern Reader: Eating Words book cover

    Text, Food and the Early Modern Reader

    Eating Words

    By Jason Scott-Warren, Andrew Elder Zurcher

    In early modern culture, eating and reading were entangled acts. Our dead metaphors (swallowed stories, overcooked narratives, digested information) are all that now remains of a rich interplay between text and food, in which every element of dining, from preparation to purgation, had its…

    AeBook – 2018-08-08 
    Routledge
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • Transforming Gender, Sex, and Place: Gender Variant Geographies book cover

    Transforming Gender, Sex, and Place

    Gender Variant Geographies

    By Lynda Johnston

    Transgender, gender variant and intersex people are in every sector of all societies, yet little is known about their relationship to place. Using a trans, feminist and queer geographical framework, this book invites readers to consider the complex relationship between transgender people, spaces…

    AeBook – 2018-08-06 
    Routledge
    Gender, Space and Society

  • Social Psychology book cover

    Social Psychology

    9th Edition

    By John DeLamater, Jessica L. Collett

    Written by well-known sociologists John D. DeLamater, Daniel J. Myers, and Jessica L. Collett, this fully revised and updated edition of Social Psychology is a highly accessible and engaging exploration of the question ?what is it that makes us who we are?? Grounded in the latest contemporary…

    AeBook – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Framing Social Interaction: Continuities and Cracks in Goffman’s Frame Analysis book cover

    Framing Social Interaction

    Continuities and Cracks in Goffman’s Frame Analysis

    By Anders Persson

    This book is about Erving Goffman’s frame analysis as it, on the one hand, was presented in his 1974 book Frame Analysis and, on the other, was actually conducted in a number of preceding substantial analyses of different aspects of social interaction such as face-work, impression management, fun…

    AeBook – 2018-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Rural Communities: Legacy + Change book cover

    Rural Communities

    Legacy + Change, 6th Edition

    By Cornelia Butler Flora, Jan L. Flora

    Communities in rural America are a complex mixture of peoples and cultures, ranging from miners who have been laid off in West Virginia, to Laotian immigrants relocating in Kansas to work at a beef processing plant, to entrepreneurs drawing up plans for a world-class ski resort in California's…

    AeBook – 2018-07-24 
    Routledge

  • Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine book cover

    Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine

    Edited by Jon Adams, Amie Steel, Alex Broom, Jane Frawley

    Complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) has become big business internationally, in particular with regards to a range of women’s health issues. With this context in mind, Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine constitutes a valuable and timely resource for those looking to…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Women of Asia: Globalization, Development, and Gender Equity book cover

    Women of Asia

    Globalization, Development, and Gender Equity

    Edited by Mehrangiz Najafizadeh, Linda Lindsey

    With thirty-two original chapters reflecting cutting edge content throughout developed and developing Asia, Women of Asia: Globalization, Development, and Gender Equity is a comprehensive anthology that contributes significantly to understanding globalization’s transformative process and the…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Torture as State Crime: A Criminological Analysis of the Transnational Institutional Torturer book cover

    Torture as State Crime

    A Criminological Analysis of the Transnational Institutional Torturer

    By Melanie Collard

    Can we understand torture by focusing on the torture chamber or even on the states in which it is practiced, or do we have to consider the wider political context in which it is embedded? This is the central question of this book which explores concepts of state crime for understanding and…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

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