E-books: Social Sciences

  • Revivals, Nationalism, and Linguistic Discrimination: Threatening Languages book cover

    Revivals, Nationalism, and Linguistic Discrimination

    Threatening Languages, 1st Edition

    By Kara Fleming, Umberto Ansaldo

    Is linguistic revival beneficiary to the plight of newly emerging, peripheral or even ‘threatened’ cultures? Or is it a smokescreen that hides the vestiges of ethnocentric ideologies, which ultimately create a hegemonic relationship? This book takes a critical look at revival exercises of …

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Critique in a Neoliberal Age book cover

    Critique in a Neoliberal Age

    1st Edition

    By Pauline Johnson

    Critique in a Neoliberal Age brings a critique of ideology to main debates within economic sociology, populism studies, the neoliberal university, therapy culture, contemporary intimacies and feminism. Over the last decades, neoliberalism has worked to lift social protections and political…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Zero-Waste: Reconsidering Waste Management for the Future book cover

    Zero-Waste

    Reconsidering Waste Management for the Future, 1st Edition

    By Atiq Zaman, Tahmina Ahsan

    This book analyses ‘zero-waste’ (ZW) as an emerging waste management strategy for the future, which considers waste prevention through innovative design and sustainable consumption practices. Drawing on a diverse range of case studies from Australia, Bangladesh, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden,…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • The Angry Earth: Disaster in Anthropological Perspective book cover

    The Angry Earth

    Disaster in Anthropological Perspective, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Anthony Oliver-Smith, Susanna M. Hoffman

    The Angry Earth explores how various cultures in different historical moments have responded to calamity, offering insight into the complex relationship between societies and their environments. From hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes to oil spills and nuclear accidents, disasters triggered by…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Gerontological Social Work in Action: Anti-Oppressive Practice with Older Adults, their Families, and Communities book cover

    Gerontological Social Work in Action

    Anti-Oppressive Practice with Older Adults, their Families, and Communities, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Hulko, Shari Brotman, Louise Stern, Ilyan Ferrer

    Gerontological Social Work in Action introduces "anti-oppression gerontology" (AOG), a critical approach to social work with older adults, their families, and communities. AOG principles are applied to direct and indirect practice and a range of topics of relevance to social work practice in the…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Science and Religion In America: Past, Present, and Future book cover

    Negotiating Science and Religion In America

    Past, Present, and Future, 1st Edition

    By Greg Cootsona

    Science and religion represent two powerful forces that continue to influence the American cultural landscape. Negotiating Science and Religion in America sketches an intellectual-cultural history from the Puritans to the twenty-first century, focusing on the sometimes turbulent relationship…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Love's Labor: Essays on Women, Equality and Dependency book cover

    Love's Labor

    Essays on Women, Equality and Dependency, 2nd Edition

    By Eva Feder Kittay

    This new edition of Eva Feder Kittay’s feminist classic, Love’s Labor, explores how theories of justice and morality must be reconfigured when intersecting with care and dependency, and the failure of policy towards women who engage in care work. The work is hailed as a major contribution to the…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence: An Integrated Social Control-Opportunity Perspective book cover

    Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence

    An Integrated Social Control-Opportunity Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Steiner, John Wooldredge

    Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence considers both the individual and prison characteristics associated with violence perpetration and violent victimization among both prison inmates and staff. Prison violence is not a random process; rates of violence vary across prisons and the odds of…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Love and Intimacy in Contemporary Society: Love in an International Context book cover

    Love and Intimacy in Contemporary Society

    Love in an International Context, 1st Edition

    By Ann Brooks

    Love and Intimacy in Contemporary Society reflects on relationships in contemporary society and the role of love and intimacy in framing lives. The book draws on sociological perspectives, cultural sociology and gender theory perspectives. It looks at how love and intimacy is experienced…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Women and International Human Rights Law: Universal Periodic Review in Practice book cover

    Women and International Human Rights Law

    Universal Periodic Review in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Gayatri H. Patel

    This book presents the findings of the first comprehensive study on the most recent and most unique and innovative method of monitoring international human rights law at the United Nations. Since its existence, there has yet to be a complete and comprehensive book solely dedicated to exploring the…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Appeal of Art in Modernity book cover

    The Appeal of Art in Modernity

    1st Edition

    By Michael Symonds

    This book explores the place of art in the modern world, but instead of asking what art is, it begins with the question of art’s appeal in modernity. Why is the appellation ‘art’ so desired for movies, food, and fashion, for example? Why is there the assumption of esteem when someone calls…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Governing Affects: Neoliberalism, Neo-Bureaucracies, and Service Work book cover

    Governing Affects

    Neoliberalism, Neo-Bureaucracies, and Service Work, 1st Edition

    By Otto Penz, Birgit Sauer

    Governing Affects explores the neoliberal transformation of state governance in Europe towards affective forms of dominance exercised by customer-oriented neo-bureaucracies and public service providers. By investigating the rise of affective labour in contemporary European service societies and the…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

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