E-books: Social Sciences

  • Power, Politics And Crime book cover

    Power, Politics And Crime

    1st Edition

    By William J Chambliss

    In the United States today, we are on the verge of fulfilling a nightmare scenario. Parents are fearful of letting their children play in their own yards and elderly people are afraid to leave their homes. The bogeyman in this rampant panic about crime is the young black male, who, in the media and…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

  • Same Sex, Different Cultures: Exploring Gay And Lesbian Lives book cover

    Same Sex, Different Cultures

    Exploring Gay And Lesbian Lives, 1st Edition

    By Gilbert H Herdt

    Because homoerotic relations can be found in so many cultures, Gilbert Herdt argues that we should think of these relations as part of the human condition. This new cross-cultural study of gays, lesbians, and bisexuals around the world, Same Sex, Different Cultures provides a unique perspective on…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

  • Social Media Freaks: Digital Identity in the Network Society book cover

    Social Media Freaks

    Digital Identity in the Network Society, 1st Edition

    By Dustin Kidd

    Social media has been transforming American and global cultural life for over a decade. It has flattened the divide between producer and audience found in other forms of culture while also enriching some massive corporations. At the core of Social Media Freaks is the question: Does social media…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

  • Against Capitalism book cover

    Against Capitalism

    1st Edition

    By David Schweickart

    Capitalism is hegemonic today not because it is the best we fallible humans can do but because it supports, and is supported by, special interests of immense power. This book argues that Economic Democracy, a competitive economy of democratically run enterprises that replaces capitalist financial…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

  • Alienation And Freedom book cover

    Alienation And Freedom

    1st Edition

    By Richard Schmitt

    Drawing from existentialism, feminism, the thought of Karl Marx and novelists like Dostoevsky, Richard Schmitt looks at modern capitalist societies to understand what it is that might be wrong for individuals. His concern focuses specifically on those who are alienated-- those persons who have…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

  • Terrorism in America book cover

    Terrorism in America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Maria Valeri, Kevin Borgeson

    Offering a fresh perspective on the changing face of terror attacks, Terrorism in America focuses on domestic groups, examining the beliefs, actions, and impacts of American-based terrorists and terror organizations. Editors Robin Valeri and Kevin Borgeson and their contributors draw on…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • The Development of Criminological Thought: Context, Theory and Policy book cover

    The Development of Criminological Thought

    Context, Theory and Policy, 1st Edition

    By Chad Posick

    This book focuses on the history and development of criminological thought from the pre-Enlightenment period to the present and offers a detailed and chronological overview of competing theoretical perspectives in criminology in their social and political context. This book covers: A discussion…

    eBook – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • Education and Development book cover

    Education and Development

    1st Edition

    By Simon McGrath

    This title explores the place of education in development debates and provides a systematic as well as a theoretical overview of the main approaches to education and development. It emphasises the fact that education is profoundly shaped by national and local cultures even if many issues are shared…

    eBook – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Staging Gay Lives: An Anthology Of Contemporary Gay Theater book cover

    Staging Gay Lives

    An Anthology Of Contemporary Gay Theater, 1st Edition

    By John M Clum

    A collection of ten contemporary plays, by writers who reflect a range of cultural origins, about male homosexuality.…

    eBook – 2018-05-04
    Routledge

  • Connecting Social Problems and Popular Culture: Why Media is Not the Answer book cover

    Connecting Social Problems and Popular Culture

    Why Media is Not the Answer, 2nd Edition

    By Karen Sternheimer

    Is violence on the streets caused by violence in video games? Does cyber-bullying lead to an increase in suicide rates? Are teens promiscuous because of Teen Mom? As Karen Sternheimer clearly demonstrates, popular culture is an easy scapegoat for many of society's problems, but it is almost always…

    eBook – 2018-05-04
    Routledge

  • The Health Of Women: A Global Perspective book cover

    The Health Of Women

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Jill Gay

    This is a review of the many factors that affect women's health, ranging from low socioeconomic status and the impact of the debt crisis, to more direct medical determinants, such as poor nutrition, haemorrhage, eclampsia and infection. It includes the perspectives of policy-makers, practitioners,…

    eBook – 2018-05-04
    Routledge

  • The Black Family: Strengths, Self-help, And Positive Change, Second Edition book cover

    The Black Family

    Strengths, Self-help, And Positive Change, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Sadye Logan

    With numerous selections designed to reinforce the goal of empowering clients to take charge of their lives, this revised and updated second edition of The Black Family serves a two-fold purpose. It extends the small but growing body of strength-oriented literature to include African-American…

    eBook – 2018-05-04
    Routledge

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