E-books: Social Sciences

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Human Nature and the Evolution of Society book cover

    Human Nature and the Evolution of Society

    1st Edition

    By Stephen K. Sanderson

    If evolution has changed humans physically, has it also affected human behavior? Drawing on evolutionary psychology, sociobiology, and human behavioral ecology, Human Nature and the Evolution of Society explores the evolutionary dynamics underlying social life. In this introduction to human…

    eBook – 2018-05-04

  • The New Urban Sociology book cover

    The New Urban Sociology

    5th Edition

    By Michael T. Ryan, Ray Hutchison, Mark Gottdiener

    Widely recognized as a groundbreaking text, The New Urban Sociology is a broad and expert introduction to urban sociology that is both relevant and accessible to the student. A thought leader in the field, the book is organized around an integrated paradigm (the sociospatial perspective) which…

    eBook – 2018-05-04

  • Theorizing Feminism: Parallel Trends In The Humanities And Social Sciences, Second Edition book cover

    Theorizing Feminism

    Parallel Trends In The Humanities And Social Sciences, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Anne C. Herrmann

    In the past three decades, feminist scholars have produced an extraordinary rich body of theoretical writing in humanities and social science disciplines. This revised and updated second edition of Theorizing Feminism: Parallel Trends in the Humanities and Social Sciences, is a genuinely…

    eBook – 2018-05-04

  • Culture Of Honor: The Psychology Of Violence In The South book cover

    Culture Of Honor

    The Psychology Of Violence In The South, 1st Edition

    By Richard E Nisbett

    This is an exploration of the reasons behind the higher rate for homicides among whites in the southern United States. The authors conclude that what makes the difference is not socio-economic class, population density, the legacy of slavery, or the heat of the South, but the traditional "culture…

    eBook – 2018-05-04

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