E-books: Sociology & Social Policy

  • Power, Politics, and Society: An Introduction to Political Sociology book cover

    Power, Politics, and Society

    An Introduction to Political Sociology, 2nd Edition

    By Betty A Dobratz, Lisa K Waldner, Timothy Buzzell

    Power, Politics and Society: An Introduction to Political Sociology discusses how sociologists have organized the study of politics into conceptual frameworks, and how each of these frameworks foster a sociological perspective on power and politics in society. This includes discussing how…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Perspectives on Development and the Life Course book cover

    Human Behavior in the Social Environment

    Perspectives on Development and the Life Course, 5th Edition

    By Anissa Taun Rogers

    The fifth edition of Human Behavior in the Social Environment takes students through the life course perspective to give a concise, compact treatment of human behavior. The text also comes with a rich companion website that includes support materials and six unique cases that encourage students…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge
    New Directions in Social Work

  • Social Work and Social Welfare: An Invitation book cover

    Social Work and Social Welfare

    An Invitation, 5th Edition

    By Marla Berg-Weger

    Social Work and Social Welfare: An Invitation is a best-selling text and website for introduction to social work courses. It provides students with the knowledge, skills, and values that are essential for working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities, and public policy in a…

    eBook – 2019-02-25
    Routledge
    New Directions in Social Work

  • Social Science: An Introduction to the Study of Society book cover

    Social Science

    An Introduction to the Study of Society, 17th Edition

    By David C. Colander, Elgin F. Hunt

    Now in its seventeenth edition, Social Science: An Introduction to the Study of Society approaches its study from a common-sense perspective, rather than a formalistic perspective more common in social science. Readers will see how seemingly diverse disciplines intermingle and connect to one…

    eBook – 2019-02-25
    Routledge

  • Cities, Change, and Conflict: A Political Economy of Urban Life book cover

    Cities, Change, and Conflict

    A Political Economy of Urban Life, 5th Edition

    By Nancy Kleniewski, Alexander R. Thomas

    Cities, Change, and Conflict was one of the first texts to embrace the perspective of political economy as its main explanatory framework, and then complement it with the rich contributions found in the human ecology perspective. Although its primary focus is on North American cities, the book…

    eBook – 2019-02-25
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Sociology of Religion: A Reader book cover

    Sociology of Religion

    A Reader, 3rd Edition

    Edited by William A. Mirola, Michael O. Emerson, Susanne C Monahan

    Sociology of Religion is a collection that seeks to explore the relationship between the structure and culture of religion and various elements of social life in the United States. This reader is an ideal standalone course text and can also serve as supplement to the text written by the same author…

    eBook – 2019-02-18
    Routledge

  • Crime, Justice and the Media book cover

    Crime, Justice and the Media

    3rd Edition

    By Ian Marsh, Gaynor Melville

    Crime, Justice and the Media examines and analyses the relationship between the media and crime, criminals and the criminal justice system. This expanded and fully updated third edition considers how crime and criminals have been portrayed by the media throughout history, applying different…

    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

  • Greening Affordable Housing: An Interactive Approach book cover

    Greening Affordable Housing

    An Interactive Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abdullateef Olanrewaju, Zalina Shari, Zhonghua Gou

    Books on green building theories, principles and strategies applicable to life cycles of all kinds of buildings and building types are already widely available. However, those specifically on greening affordable housing that guide various housing stakeholders at different life cycles are still very…

    eBook – 2019-01-30
    CRC Press

  • Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations: A Multilevel Perspective book cover

    Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations

    A Multilevel Perspective, 4th Edition

    By George B. Cunningham

    Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations: A Multilevel Perspective is a comprehensive introduction to the ways in which people differ—including race, gender, age, mental and physical ability, appearance, religion, sexual orientation, and social class—and the importance of these…

    eBook – 2019-01-30
    Routledge

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