E-books: Social Sciences

  • Feminist Thought, Student Economy Edition: A More Comprehensive Introduction book cover

    Feminist Thought, Student Economy Edition

    A More Comprehensive Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Rosemarie Tong

    A critical introduction to the major traditions of feminist theory, now with new considerations of existential feminism and a conclusion reflecting on the future of feminist theory.…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

  • Human Adaptability, Student Economy Edition: An Introduction to Ecological Anthropology book cover

    Human Adaptability, Student Economy Edition

    An Introduction to Ecological Anthropology, 3rd Edition

    By Emilio Moran

    Designed to help students understand the multiple levels at which human populations respond to their surroundings, this essential text offers the most complete discussion of environmental, physiologic.…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

  • Psychological Anthropology for the 21st Century book cover

    Psychological Anthropology for the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    By Jack David Eller

    This book provides a comprehensive introduction to psychological anthropology, covering both the early history and contemporary state of the field. Eller discusses the major themes, theories, figures and publications, and provides a detailed survey of the essential and enduring relationship between…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

  • Managing Criminal Justice Organizations: An Introduction to Theory and Practice book cover

    Managing Criminal Justice Organizations

    An Introduction to Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Richard R.E. Kania, Richards P. Davis

    Managing Criminal Justice Organizations: An Introduction to Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition, covers the formal and informal nature of the organizations involved in criminal justice. Kania and Davis provide an introduction to the administration, organization, and management of criminal justice…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

  • Culture, Curiosity and Communication in Scientific Discovery: The Eye in Ideas book cover

    Culture, Curiosity and Communication in Scientific Discovery

    The Eye in Ideas, 1st Edition

    By Nigel . Sanitt

    Many aspects of research activity in science are opaque to outsiders and this opacity infects how connections are made between science and other disciplines. The aim of Culture, Curiosity and Communication in Scientific Discovery is to try to shine a light through the mist of scientific research by…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

  • Main Currents in Sociological Thought: Volume One: Montesquieu, Comte, Marx, De Tocqueville: The Sociologists and the Revolution of 1848 book cover

    Main Currents in Sociological Thought: Volume One

    Montesquieu, Comte, Marx, De Tocqueville: The Sociologists and the Revolution of 1848, 1st Edition

    By Raymond Aron

    This is the first part of Raymond Aron's landmark two-volume study of the sociological tradition—arguably the definitive work of its kind. More than a work of reconstruction, Aron's study is, at its deepest level, an engagement with the very question of modernity: how did the intellectual currents…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • Main Currents in Sociological Thought: Volume 2: Durkheim, Pareto, Weber book cover

    Main Currents in Sociological Thought: Volume 2

    Durkheim, Pareto, Weber, 1st Edition

    By Raymond Aron

    This is the second of Raymond Aron's classic two-volume survey of the sociological tradition – arguably the definitive work of its kind. Aron explores the work of three figures who profoundly shaped sociology as it entered the twentieth century: Émile Durkheim, who continued Auguste Comte's quest…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • Kinship and Gender: An Introduction book cover

    Kinship and Gender

    An Introduction, 6th Edition

    By Linda Stone, Diane E. King

    Does kinship still matter in today’s globalized, increasingly mobile world? Do family structures continue to influence the varied roles that men and women play in different cultures? Answering with a resounding ‘yes!’, Linda Stone and Diane E. King offer a lively introduction to and working…

    eBook – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Human Rights book cover

    The Economics of Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth M. Wheaton

    Economics plays a key role in human rights issues as decision-makers weigh the incentives associated with choosing how to use scarce resources in the context of committing or escaping human rights violence. This textbook provides an introduction to the microeconomic analysis of human rights…

    eBook – 2018-09-21
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Development: An Introduction book cover

    The Ethics of Development

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By David Ingram, Thomas J Derdak

    The Ethics of Development: An Introduction systematically and comprehensively examines the ethical issues surrounding the concept of development. The book addresses important questions such as: What does development mean? Is there a human right to development? If we aim for sustainable…

    eBook – 2018-09-21
    Routledge
    The Ethics of ...

  • Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigation, Third Edition book cover

    Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigation, Third Edition

    3rd Edition

    By Ross M. Gardner, Donna Krouskup

    Every action performed by a crime scene investigator has an underlying purpose: to both recover evidence and capture scene context. It is imperative that crime scene investigators must understand their mandate—not only as an essential function of their job but because they have the immense…

    eBook – 2018-09-20
    CRC Press
    Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

  • The Iran Agenda Today: The Real Story Inside Iran and What's Wrong with U.S. Policy book cover

    The Iran Agenda Today

    The Real Story Inside Iran and What's Wrong with U.S. Policy, 1st Edition

    By Reese Erlich

    Based on frequent, first-hand reporting in Iran and the United States, The Iran Agenda Today explores the turbulent recent history between the two countries and reveals how it has led to a misguided showdown over nuclear technology. Foreign correspondent Reese Erlich notes that all the major…

    eBook – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

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