E-books: Social Sciences

  • American Politics - 2000 and beyond book cover

    American Politics - 2000 and beyond

    1st Edition

    By Alan Grant

    This title was first published in 2000:  An examination of some of the key themes and issues central to the understanding of the contemporary political scene in the USA at the beginning of the 21st century. Bringing together the work of a number of academics with expertise in the field, it…

    eBook – 2019-03-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Americans on Shakespeare, 1776-1914 book cover

    Americans on Shakespeare, 1776-1914

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Rawlings

    Published in 1999. Shakespeare is ‘the great author of America’ declared James Fenimore Cooper in 1828. The ambiguous resonance of this claim is fully borne out in this collection of writings on Shakespeare by over forty prominent Americans, spanning the period between the War of independence and…

    eBook – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Development and New Towns in the Third World: Lessons from the New Bombay Experience book cover

    Urban Development and New Towns in the Third World

    Lessons from the New Bombay Experience, 1st Edition

    By Alain R.A. Jacquemin

    First published in 1999, this volume examines India and Bombay, countries which represent some of the world’s most dramatic examples of rapid urban growth. One of the strategies frequently adopted by the Indian authorities to cope with this urban growth is the development of new towns, such as New…

    eBook – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sick From Work: The Body in Employment book cover

    Sick From Work

    The Body in Employment, 1st Edition

    By Paul Bellaby

    First published in 1999, this aims to shift the balance from current concerns about individual behaviour and its health effects to an understanding of the social factors that shape both circumstances and behaviour conducive to health. Its focus is the fact that organized work in paid employment is…

    eBook – 2019-02-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Work in Higher Education: Demise or Development? book cover

    Social Work in Higher Education

    Demise or Development?, 1st Edition

    By Karen Lyons

    First published in 1999, in the light of recent moves towards deprofessionalisation and instrumentalism, Karen Lyons has conducted extensive research into the challenges facing social work training as a higher education discipline. Here, these challenges are located in a discussion of wider changes…

    eBook – 2019-02-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Work and Poverty: Attitudes and Actions book cover

    Social Work and Poverty

    Attitudes and Actions, 1st Edition

    By Monica Dowling

    First published in 1999, this much-needed volume powerfully re-evaluates attitudes to the ‘deserving and ‘undeserving’ poor and aims to investigate social workers’ attitudes and actions towards poverty issues, social service users who have needed financial help and to question whether learning…

    eBook – 2019-02-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Seafood Supply Chains: Governance, Power and Regulation book cover

    Seafood Supply Chains

    Governance, Power and Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Greenwood

    This book provides a historical and analytical account of changes in the seafood supply chain in Britain from the mid-twentieth century to the present, looking at the impact of various types of governance. The governance of marine fisheries has been a contested issue for decades with increasing…

    eBook – 2019-02-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Food and Age in Europe, 1800-2000 book cover

    Food and Age in Europe, 1800-2000

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tenna Jensen, Caroline Nyvang, Peter Scholliers, Peter J. Atkins

    People eat and drink very differently throughout their life. Each stage has diets with specific ingredients, preparations, palates, meanings and settings. Moreover, physicians, authorities and general observers have particular views on what and how to eat according to age. All this has changed…

    eBook – 2019-02-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Imitation, Contagion, Suggestion: On Mimesis and Society book cover

    Imitation, Contagion, Suggestion

    On Mimesis and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Borch

    Terrorist attacks seem to mimic other terrorist attacks. Mass shootings appear to mimic previous mass shootings. Financial traders seem to mimic other traders. It is not a novel observation that people often imitate others. Some might even suggest that mimesis is at the core of human interaction.…

    eBook – 2019-02-04 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Researching Far-Right Movements: Ethics, Methodologies, and Qualitative Inquiries book cover

    Researching Far-Right Movements

    Ethics, Methodologies, and Qualitative Inquiries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emanuele Toscano

    As extreme and far right movements become increasingly widespread in many countries, the sociology of social movements is called to confront them. This book addresses the specific challenges entailed by the empirical study of such movements, presenting case studies from Japan, Thailand, England,…

    eBook – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Social Movements in the 21st Century: New Paradigms

  • The Anthropology of Epidemics book cover

    The Anthropology of Epidemics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann H. Kelly, Frédéric Keck, Christos Lynteris

    Over the past decades, infectious disease epidemics have come to increasingly pose major global health challenges to humanity. The Anthropology of Epidemics approaches epidemics as total social phenomena: processes and events which encompass and exercise a transformational impact on social life…

    eBook – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • In Search of New Age Spiritualities book cover

    In Search of New Age Spiritualities

    1st Edition

    By Adam Possamai

    The search for an adequate understanding of the New Age phenomenon is fraught with difficulties when examined within the perspectives of sociology of religion which have shed light on religion in modernity. New Agers cannot be located easily in the secularisation narrative; they move through…

    eBook – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

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