E-books: Anthropology - Soc Sci

  • Women's Studies: The Basics book cover

    Women's Studies: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Bonnie G. Smith

    Women’s Studies: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the pathbreaking and cross-disciplinary study of women—past and present. Tracing the history of the field from its origins, this revised and updated text sets out the main topics making up the discipline, exploring its global development…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Race and Human Diversity: A Biocultural Approach book cover

    Race and Human Diversity

    A Biocultural Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Robert L. Anemone

    Race and Human Diversity is an introduction to the study of human diversity in both its biological and cultural dimensions. Robert L. Anemone examines the biological basis of human difference and how humans have biologically and culturally adapted to life in different environments. The book…

    eBook – 2019-02-18
    Routledge

  • Participatory Action Research: Theory and Methods for Engaged Inquiry book cover

    Participatory Action Research

    Theory and Methods for Engaged Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jacques M. Chevalier, Daniel J. Buckles

    Fully revised and updated, this second edition of Participatory Action Research (PAR) provides new theoretical insights and many robust tools that will guide researchers, professionals and students from all disciplines through the process of conducting action research ‘with’ people rather than ‘for…

    eBook – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • Biotech Juggernaut: Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience book cover

    Biotech Juggernaut

    Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience, 1st Edition

    By Tina Stevens, Stuart Newman

    Biotech Juggernaut: Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience relates the intensifying effort of bioentrepreneurs to apply genetic engineering technologies to the human species and to extend the commercial reach of synthetic biology or "extreme genetic engineering." In 1980,…

    eBook – 2019-01-21
    Routledge

  • Impressionable Biologies: From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics book cover

    Impressionable Biologies

    From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics, 1st Edition

    By Maurizio Meloni

    During the twentieth century, genes were considered the controlling force of life processes, and the transfer of DNA the definitive explanation for biological heredity. Such views shaped the politics of human heredity: in the eugenic era, controlling heredity meant intervening in the…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • When Race Meets Class: African Americans Coming of Age in a Small City book cover

    When Race Meets Class

    African Americans Coming of Age in a Small City, 1st Edition

    By Rhonda F. Levine

    A rare, 15-year ethnography, this book follows the lives of individual, low-income African American youth from the beginning of high school into their early adult years. Levine shows how their interaction and experience with multiple institutions (family, school, community) and individuals (parents…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
    Routledge

  • Language and Social Justice in Practice book cover

    Language and Social Justice in Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Netta Avineri, Laura R. Graham, Eric J. Johnson, Robin Conley Riner, Jonathan Rosa

    From bilingual education and racial epithets to gendered pronouns and immigration discourses, language is a central concern in contemporary conversations and controversies surrounding social inequality. Developed as a collaborative effort by members of the American Anthropological Association’s…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Social Mind: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    The Social Mind

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jane Suilin Lavelle

    We spend a lot of time thinking about other people: their motivations, what they are thinking, why they want particular things. Sometimes we are aware of it, but it often occurs without conscious thought, and we can respond appropriately to other people's thoughts in a diverse range of situations.…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Food and Culture: A Reader book cover

    Food and Culture

    A Reader, 4th Edition

    Edited by Carole Counihan, Penny Van Esterik, Alice Julier

    This innovative and global best-seller helped establish food studies courses throughout the social sciences and humanities when it was first published in 1997. The fourth edition of Food and Culture contains favorite articles from earlier editions and several new pieces on food politics, globalism,…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Understanding Contemporary Brazil book cover

    Understanding Contemporary Brazil

    1st Edition

    By Jeff Garmany, Anthony W. Pereira

    Brazil has famously been called a country of contradictions. It is a place where narratives of "racial democracy" exist in the face of stark inequalities, and where the natural environment is celebrated as a point of national pride, but at the same time is exploited at alarming rates. To people on…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Violins: Local Meanings, Globalized Sounds book cover

    Violins

    Local Meanings, Globalized Sounds, 1st Edition

    By Pamela A. Moro

    Violins: Local Meanings, Globalized Sounds examines the violin as an object of meaning in a variety of cultural and historical contexts, and as a vehicle for introducing anthropological issues. Each chapter highlights concepts as taught in lower-level anthropology courses, and includes teaching and…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Aging in the Family book cover

    Aging in the Family

    1st Edition

    By George E. Dickinson, Brenda S. Sanders

    With a rapidly aging population throughout the world, the issue of larger percentages of older adults has repercussions for both policy and the job market. Whether a university student about to seek a full-time job or a caregiver for an older person, Aging in the Family should enhance the reader’s…

    eBook – 2018-10-31
    Routledge

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