E-books: Social Sciences

  • Legal Guide for Police: Constitutional Issues book cover

    Legal Guide for Police

    Constitutional Issues, 11th Edition

    By Jeffery T. Walker, Craig Hemmens

    Legal Guide for Police: Constitutional Issues, 11th Edition, is a valuable tool for criminal justice students and law enforcement professionals, bringing them up-to-date with developments in the law of arrest, search and seizure, police authority to detain, questioning suspects and pretrial…

    eBook – 2019-02-11
    Routledge

  • Multiple Regression and Beyond: An Introduction to Multiple Regression and Structural Equation Modeling book cover

    Multiple Regression and Beyond

    An Introduction to Multiple Regression and Structural Equation Modeling, 3rd Edition

    By Timothy Z. Keith

    Companion Website materials: https://tzkeith.com/ Multiple Regression and Beyond offers a conceptually-oriented introduction to multiple regression (MR) analysis and structural equation modeling (SEM), along with analyses that flow naturally from those methods. By focusing on the concepts and…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • The Lower Limbs in Jungian Psychology: The Girl with Her Big Toe in Her Mouth book cover

    The Lower Limbs in Jungian Psychology

    The Girl with Her Big Toe in Her Mouth, 1st Edition

    By Inácio Cunha

    In The Lower Limbs in Jungian Psychology: The Girl with Her Big Toe in Her Mouth, Inácio Cunha explores the motif of lower limbs by amplifying their symbolism from a wide range of source materials, including an intriguing statuette from prehistoric Brazilian culture. Taking a Jungian perspective,…

    eBook – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context book cover

    Criminology

    Explaining Crime and Its Context, 10th Edition

    By Stephen E. Brown, Finn-Aage Esbensen, Gilbert Geis

    How do societies define crime, and how should it be punished or prevented? Which is a more criminal act, causing a death by dumping toxic material or by shooting a victim with a gun? Are criminals born or made? Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context, Tenth Edition, offers a broad perspective…

    eBook – 2018-12-21
    Routledge

  • My Sociology: An Introduction for Today's Students book cover

    My Sociology

    An Introduction for Today's Students, 1st Edition

    By Rosalind Gottfried

    My Sociology reconceptualizes intro sociology for the changing demographics in today’s higher education environment. Concise and student-focused, My Sociology captures students' attention with engaging stories and a focus on non-dominant populations. Rather than introducing students to theory and…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    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

  • Policy Analysis as Problem Solving: A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework book cover

    Policy Analysis as Problem Solving

    A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Meltzer, Alex Schwartz

    Drawing extensively from real-life cases, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and nonprofit executives on a wide range of policy issues. Unlike other texts, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving employs a pragmatic,…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Evaluating Research in Academic Journals: A Practical Guide to Realistic Evaluation book cover

    Evaluating Research in Academic Journals

    A Practical Guide to Realistic Evaluation, 7th Edition

    By Fred Pyrczak, Maria Tcherni-Buzzeo

    Evaluating Research in Academic Journals is a guide for students who are learning how to evaluate reports of empirical research published in academic journals. It breaks down the process of evaluating a journal article into easy-to-understand steps, and emphasizes the practical aspects of…

    eBook – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice book cover

    Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice

    15th Edition

    By Jacqueline R. Kanovitz, Jefferson L. Ingram, Christopher J. Devine

    Criminal justice professionals often do not receive the training they need to recognize constitutional principles that apply to their everyday work. Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice offers a way to solve this problem by providing a comprehensive, well-organized, and up-to-date analysis of…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • City Politics: The Political Economy of Urban America book cover

    City Politics

    The Political Economy of Urban America, 10th Edition

    By Dennis R. Judd, Annika M. Hinze

    Praised for the clarity of its writing, careful research, and distinctive theme – that urban politics in the United States has evolved as a dynamic interaction between governmental power, private actors, and a politics of identity – City Politics remains a classic study of urban politics.  Its…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge

  • Exploring Social Change: America and the World book cover

    Exploring Social Change

    America and the World, 7th Edition

    By Charles L. Harper, Kevin T. Leicht

    Exploring Social Change provides a compelling analysis of theories that explain social change, innovation, social movements, and revolution, and concludes with reflections about how individuals do and should live in an uncertain and rapidly changing world. Written in a personal and clear…

    eBook – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • Plants and Human Conflict book cover

    Plants and Human Conflict

    1st Edition

    By Eran Pichersky

    Perhaps the least appreciated dramatis personae in human history are plants. Humans, like all other animals, cannot produce their own food as plants do through photosynthesis, and must therefore acquire organic material for survival and growth by eating plants or by eating other animals that eat…

    eBook – 2018-07-27
    CRC Press

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