E-books: Social Sciences

  • Crime, Justice and the Media book cover

    Crime, Justice and the Media

    3rd Edition

    By Ian Marsh, Gaynor Melville

    Crime, Justice and the Media examines and analyses the relationship between the media and crime, criminals and the criminal justice system. This expanded and fully updated third edition considers how crime and criminals have been portrayed by the media throughout history, applying different…

    eBook – 2019-02-18
    Routledge

  • Fisher�s Techniques of Crime Scene Investigation First International Edition book cover

    Fisher�s Techniques of Crime Scene Investigation First International Edition

    1st Edition

    By William J. Tilstone, Michael L. Hastrup, Camilla Hald

    Barry Fisher�s Techniques of Crime Scene Investigation has long been considered the "bible" of the crime-solving profession, drawing from the author�s 40-year career in forensic science, including his time spent as the crime laboratory director for the Los Angeles County Sheriff�s Department. Now…

    eBook – 2019-02-13
    Auerbach Publications

  • Comparative Criminal Justice book cover

    Comparative Criminal Justice

    4th Edition

    By Francis Pakes

    This book offers a scholarly introduction to comparative criminal justice. It examines and reflects on the ways different countries and jurisdictions deal with the main stages in the criminal justice process, from policing, to systems of trial, to sentencing, and punishment. This popular bestseller…

    eBook – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • Participatory Action Research: Theory and Methods for Engaged Inquiry book cover

    Participatory Action Research

    Theory and Methods for Engaged Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jacques M. Chevalier, Daniel J. Buckles

    Fully revised and updated, this second edition of Participatory Action Research (PAR) provides new theoretical insights and many robust tools that will guide researchers, professionals and students from all disciplines through the process of conducting action research ‘with’ people rather than ‘for…

    eBook – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • Legal Guide for Police: Constitutional Issues book cover

    Legal Guide for Police

    Constitutional Issues, 11th Edition

    By Jeffery T. Walker, Craig Hemmens

    Legal Guide for Police: Constitutional Issues, 11th Edition, is a valuable tool for criminal justice students and law enforcement professionals, bringing them up-to-date with developments in the law of arrest, search and seizure, police authority to detain, questioning suspects and pretrial…

    eBook – 2019-02-11
    Routledge

  • Criminal Procedure and Sentencing book cover

    Criminal Procedure and Sentencing

    9th Edition

    By Hungerford Welch, Peter Hungerford-Welch, Peter Hungerford-Welch

    Criminal Procedure and Sentencing provides a comprehensive, engaging and up-to-date guide to each step of criminal procedure, from the arrest of the suspect through to trial, sentencing and appeals. Taking a strong practical focus throughout, it covers all aspects of the process of the criminal…

    eBook – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Greening Affordable Housing: An Interactive Approach book cover

    Greening Affordable Housing

    An Interactive Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abdullateef Olanrewaju, Zalina Shari, Zhonghua Gou

    Books on green building theories, principles and strategies applicable to life cycles of all kinds of buildings and building types are already widely available. However, those specifically on greening affordable housing that guide various housing stakeholders at different life cycles are still very…

    eBook – 2019-01-30
    CRC Press

  • Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations: A Multilevel Perspective book cover

    Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations

    A Multilevel Perspective, 4th Edition

    By George B. Cunningham

    Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations: A Multilevel Perspective is a comprehensive introduction to the ways in which people differ—including race, gender, age, mental and physical ability, appearance, religion, sexual orientation, and social class—and the importance of these…

    eBook – 2019-01-30
    Routledge

  • Social Movements, 1768-2004 book cover

    Social Movements, 1768-2004

    1st Edition

    By Charles Tilly

    Westerners invented social movements during the 18th century, but after that social movements became vehicles of popular politics across the world. By locating social movements in history, prize-winning social scientist Charles Tilly provides rich and often surprising insights into the origins of…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • From Birth to Sixteen: Children's Health, Social, Emotional and Linguistic Development book cover

    From Birth to Sixteen

    Children's Health, Social, Emotional and Linguistic Development, 2nd Edition

    By Helen Cowie

    This new edition of From Birth to Sixteen outlines children’s physical, social, emotional and cognitive development from infancy through to adolescence. In both its practical application of research and its contribution to the assessment of child development, this text provides essential reading…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Biotech Juggernaut: Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience book cover

    Biotech Juggernaut

    Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience, 1st Edition

    By Tina Stevens, Stuart Newman

    Biotech Juggernaut: Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience relates the intensifying effort of bioentrepreneurs to apply genetic engineering technologies to the human species and to extend the commercial reach of synthetic biology or "extreme genetic engineering." In 1980,…

    eBook – 2019-01-21
    Routledge

  • Death, Dying and the Ending of Life, Volumes I and II book cover

    Death, Dying and the Ending of Life, Volumes I and II

    1st Edition

    By Leslie P. Francis

    Edited by Margaret P. Battin

    The two volumes of Death, Dying, and the Ending of Life present the core of recent philosophical work on end-of-life issues. Volume I examines issues in death and consent: the nature of death, brain death and the uses of the dead and decision-making at the end of life, including the use of advance…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    The International Library of Medicine, Ethics and Law

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