E-books: Social Sciences

  • Multiple Regression and Beyond: An Introduction to Multiple Regression and Structural Equation Modeling book cover

    Multiple Regression and Beyond

    An Introduction to Multiple Regression and Structural Equation Modeling, 3rd Edition

    By Timothy Z. Keith

    Companion Website materials: https://tzkeith.com/ Multiple Regression and Beyond offers a conceptually-oriented introduction to multiple regression (MR) analysis and structural equation modeling (SEM), along with analyses that flow naturally from those methods. By focusing on the concepts and…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Teaching and Learning about Difference through Social Media: Reflection, Engagement, and Self-assessment book cover

    Teaching and Learning about Difference through Social Media

    Reflection, Engagement, and Self-assessment, 1st Edition

    By Lillian Vega-Castaneda, Mario Castaneda

    Teaching and Learning about Difference through Social Media considers the role social media has played in prompting public conversations about difference and diversity, including issues relating to ethnicity, race, religion, political affiliation, gender, and sexual orientation. These issues are…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Critical Readings on Latinos and Education book cover

    Critical Readings on Latinos and Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Enrique G Murillo Jr

    This critical anthology showcases an interdisciplinary forum of scholars sharing a common interest in the analysis, discussion, critique, and dissemination of educational issues impacting Latinos. Drawing on the best of the past 20 years of the Journal of Latinos and Education, the collection…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Impressionable Biologies: From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics book cover

    Impressionable Biologies

    From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics, 1st Edition

    By Maurizio Meloni

    During the twentieth century, genes were considered the controlling force of life processes, and the transfer of DNA the definitive explanation for biological heredity. Such views shaped the politics of human heredity: in the eugenic era, controlling heredity meant intervening in the…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • Mixed Methods in Criminology book cover

    Mixed Methods in Criminology

    1st Edition

    By Vicky Heap, Jaime Waters

    Mixed Methods in Criminology is the first book to bring together the discipline of criminology with the mixed methods research strategy, which has become increasingly prominent within criminological teaching and research. The book is structured so that it charts the course of a criminological…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • The Writer’s Handbook for Sociology book cover

    The Writer’s Handbook for Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Dona J Young

    The Writer’s Handbook for Sociology gives students the tools that they need to develop evidence-based writing skills and format academic papers in American Psychological Association (APA) and American Sociological Association (ASA) style. This book helps learners develop a reader-friendly writing…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • When Race Meets Class: African Americans Coming of Age in a Small City book cover

    When Race Meets Class

    African Americans Coming of Age in a Small City, 1st Edition

    By Rhonda F. Levine

    A rare, 15-year ethnography, this book follows the lives of individual, low-income African American youth from the beginning of high school into their early adult years. Levine shows how their interaction and experience with multiple institutions (family, school, community) and individuals (parents…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
    Routledge

  • Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context book cover

    Criminology

    Explaining Crime and Its Context, 10th Edition

    By Stephen E. Brown, Finn-Aage Esbensen, Gilbert Geis

    How do societies define crime, and how should it be punished or prevented? Which is a more criminal act, causing a death by dumping toxic material or by shooting a victim with a gun? Are criminals born or made? Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context, Tenth Edition, offers a broad perspective…

    eBook – 2018-12-21
    Routledge

  • The History of Africa: The Quest for Eternal Harmony book cover

    The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony, 3rd Edition

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    Authoritative and comprehensive, The History of Africa provides an accessible narrative from earliest prehistory to the present day, with unusual attention paid to the ordinary lives of Africans. This survey includes a wealth of indigenous ideas, African concepts, and traditional outlooks that have…

    eBook – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • My Sociology: An Introduction for Today's Students book cover

    My Sociology

    An Introduction for Today's Students, 1st Edition

    By Rosalind Gottfried

    My Sociology reconceptualizes intro sociology for the changing demographics in today’s higher education environment. Concise and student-focused, My Sociology captures students' attention with engaging stories and a focus on non-dominant populations. Rather than introducing students to theory and…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • Sociology: A Biosocial Introduction book cover

    Sociology

    A Biosocial Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Rosemary L. Hopcroft

    In an era of human genome research, environmental challenges, new reproductive technologies, and more, students can benefit from introductory sociology text that is biologically informed. This innovative text integrates mainstream sociological research in all areas of sociology with a…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • Research Methods and Society: Foundations of Social Inquiry book cover

    Research Methods and Society

    Foundations of Social Inquiry, 3rd Edition

    By Linda Eberst Dorsten, Lawrence Hotchkiss

    Research Methods and Society, Third Edition is designed to help undergraduate students acquire basic skills in methods of social science research. These skills provide a foundation for understanding research findings in the social sciences and for conducting social research. Just as important, such…

    eBook – 2018-12-14
    Routledge

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