E-books: Social Sciences

  • 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

  • New Dimensions in Spirituality, Religion, and Aging book cover

    New Dimensions in Spirituality, Religion, and Aging

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vern L Bengtson, Merril Silverstein

    New Dimensions in Spirituality, Religion, and Aging expands the traditional focus of religiosity to include and evaluate recent research and discoveries on the role of secular spirituality in the aging process. Contributors examine the ways conventional religion and other forms of spirituality…

    eBook – 2018-09-03

  • Crimes Against Humanity: Climate Change and Trump's Legacy of Planetary Destruction book cover

    Crimes Against Humanity

    Climate Change and Trump's Legacy of Planetary Destruction, 1st Edition

    By Judith Blau

    The author is a sociologist who has written extensively on human rights and recently on climate change. In her new book she develops the idea that protecting everyone’s human rights and slowing planetary warming are the same goals. It is now clear that the leader of the richest, most powerful…

    eBook – 2018-09-03

  • Introduction to Forensic Chemistry book cover

    Introduction to Forensic Chemistry

    1st Edition

    By Kelly M. Elkins

    Chemistry/Forensic Science Forensic chemistry is a subdiscipline of forensic science, its principles guide the analyses performed in modern forensic laboratories. Forensic chemistry’s roots lie in medico-legal investigation, toxicology and microscopy and have since led the development of modern…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    CRC Press

  • The Medicalization of Marijuana: Legitimacy, Stigma, and the Patient Experience book cover

    The Medicalization of Marijuana

    Legitimacy, Stigma, and the Patient Experience, 1st Edition

    By Michelle Newhart, William Dolphin

    Medical marijuana laws have spread across the U.S. to all but a handful of states. Yet, eighty years of social stigma and federal prohibition creates dilemmas for patients who participate in state programs. The Medicalization of Marijuana takes the first comprehensive look at how patients…

    eBook – 2018-09-03

  • Strategizing Management Accounting: Liberal Origins and Neoliberal Trends book cover

    Strategizing Management Accounting

    Liberal Origins and Neoliberal Trends, 1st Edition

    By Chandana Alawattage, Danture Wickramasinghe

    The theory and practice of management accounting should be seen within the context of varieties of global capitalism, to appreciate its role as a 'calculative technology of capitalism' which is practiced on factory floors, corporate boards, computer networks, spreadsheets, and so forth. This new…

    eBook – 2018-08-30

  • Sport Fans: The Psychology and Social Impact of Fandom book cover

    Sport Fans

    The Psychology and Social Impact of Fandom, 2nd Edition

    By Daniel L. Wann, Jeffrey D. James

    Sports, and the fans that follow them, are everywhere. Sport Fans: The Psychology and Social Impact of Fandom examines the affective, behavioral, and cognitive reactions of fans to better comprehend how sport impacts individual fans and society as a whole. Using up-to-date research and theory from…

    eBook – 2018-08-16

  • Forced Migration: Current Issues and Debates book cover

    Forced Migration

    Current Issues and Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alice Bloch, Giorgia Dona

    Forced Migration: Current Issues and Debates provides a critical engagement with and analysis of contemporary issues in the field using inter-disciplinary perspectives, through different geographical case studies and by employing varying methodologies. The combination of authors reviewing both the…

    eBook – 2018-08-15

  • Human Resource Management: A Critical Approach book cover

    Human Resource Management

    A Critical Approach, 2nd Edition

    Edited by David G. Collings, Geoffrey T. Wood, Leslie T. Szamosi

    Despite over three decades of debate around the nature of human resource management (HRM), its intellectual boundaries and its application in practice, the field continues to be dogged by a number of theoretical and practical limitations. Written by an international team of respected scholars,…

    eBook – 2018-08-15

  • 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

  • Social Psychology book cover

    Social Psychology

    9th Edition

    By John DeLamater, Jessica Collett

    This fully revised and updated edition of Social Psychology is an engaging exploration of the question, "what makes us who we are?" presented in a new, streamlined fashion. Grounded in the latest research, Social Psychology explains the methods by which social psychologists investigate human…

    eBook – 2018-08-15

  • Advanced Research Methods for Applied Psychology: Design, Analysis and Reporting book cover

    Advanced Research Methods for Applied Psychology

    Design, Analysis and Reporting, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paula Brough

    This is the first comprehensive guide to the range of research methods available to applied psychologists. Ideally suited to students and researchers alike, and covering both quantitative and qualitative techniques, the book takes readers on a journey from research design to final reporting. The…

    eBook – 2018-08-14

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