E-books: Social Sciences

  • Professional Ethics and Civic Morals book cover

    Professional Ethics and Civic Morals

    1st Edition

    By Emile Durkheim

    Émile Durkheim is one of the founding fathers of sociology and Professional Ethics and Civic Morals is one of his most neglected yet insightful works. Durkheim's view that the instability of industrial society was connected to the decline of religion and his characterization of the state as…

    eBook – 2018-09-05
    Routledge Classics

  • Seafood: Ocean to the Plate book cover


    Ocean to the Plate, 1st Edition

    By Shingo Hamada, Richard Wilk

    Seafood draws on controversial themes in the interdisciplinary field of food studies, with case studies from different eras and geographic regions. Using familiar commodities, this accessible book will help students understand cutting-edge issues in sustainability and ask readers to think about the…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice Information Systems book cover

    Introduction to Criminal Justice Information Systems

    1st Edition

    By Ralph Ioimo

    The proliferation of information systems throughout the criminal justice system has prompted many universities supporting criminal justice programs to add criminal justice information systems technology to their curriculums. Several universities have gone so far as to hire professors with…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    CRC Press

  • Disability Definitions, Diagnoses, and Practice Implications: An Introduction for Counselors book cover

    Disability Definitions, Diagnoses, and Practice Implications

    An Introduction for Counselors, 1st Edition

    By Julie Smart

    This introductory text defines and describes disability, while providing concrete practice guidelines and recommendations for students in the fields of counseling, social work, and the helping professions. Various specialty areas are explored in detail, including marriage and family counseling,…

    eBook – 2018-09-03

  • SPSS Demystified: A Simple Guide and Reference book cover

    SPSS Demystified

    A Simple Guide and Reference, 3rd Edition

    By Ronald D. Yockey

    Without question, statistics is one of the most challenging courses for students in the social and behavioral sciences. Enrolling in their first statistics course, students are often apprehensive or extremely anxious toward the subject matter. And while SPSS is one of the more easy-to-use…

    eBook – 2018-09-03

  • Engaging Anthropological Theory: A Social and Political History book cover

    Engaging Anthropological Theory

    A Social and Political History, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Moberg

    This updated second edition of Mark Moberg's lively book offers a fresh look at the history of anthropological theory. Covering key concepts and theorists, Engaging Anthropological Theory examines the historical context of anthropological ideas and the contested nature of anthropology itself.…

    eBook – 2018-09-03

  • 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

  • Education and Racism: A Primer on Issues and Dilemmas book cover

    Education and Racism

    A Primer on Issues and Dilemmas, 2nd Edition

    By Zeus Leonardo, W. Norton Grubb

    Education and Racism is a concise and easily accessible primer for introducing undergraduate and graduate students to the field of race and education. Designed for introductory courses, each chapter provides an overview of a main issue or dilemma in the research on racial inequality and education…

    eBook – 2018-09-03

  • The Child Welfare Challenge: Policy, Practice, and Research book cover

    The Child Welfare Challenge

    Policy, Practice, and Research, 4th Edition

    By Peter J. Pecora, James K. Whittaker, Richard P. Barth, Sharon Borja, William Vesneski

    Using both historical and contemporary contexts, The Child Welfare Challenge examines major policy practice and research issues as they jointly shape child welfare practice and its future. This text focuses on families and children whose primary recourse to services has been through publicly funded…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Modern Applications of Social Work Series

  • Fair Play: The Ethics of Sport book cover

    Fair Play

    The Ethics of Sport, 4th Edition

    By Robert L. Simon

    Addressing both collegiate and professional sports, the updated edition of Fair Play: The Ethics of Sport explores the ethical presuppositions of competitive athletics and their connection both to ethical theory and to concrete moral dilemmas that arise in actual athletic competition. This fourth…

    eBook – 2018-09-03

  • Contemporary Issues in Leadership book cover

    Contemporary Issues in Leadership

    2nd Edition

    By William E. Rosenbach

    This popular anthology continues its interdisciplinary approach to the topic of leadership and draws together new material describing the chief concerns facing leaders today. William Rosenbach and Robert Taylor t have collected the latest essays to clearly communicate the contradictions and…

    eBook – 2018-09-03

  • Social Movements and New Technology book cover

    Social Movements and New Technology

    1st Edition

    By Victoria Carty

    The emergence of new communication technologies (such as the Internet and social media networking sites and platforms) has strongly affected social movement activism. In this compelling and timely book, Victoria Carty examines these movements and their uses of digital technologies within the…

    eBook – 2018-09-03

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