E-books: Social Sciences

  • Language and Social Justice in Practice book cover

    Language and Social Justice in Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Netta Avineri, Laura R. Graham, Eric J. Johnson, Robin Conley Riner, Jonathan Rosa

    From bilingual education and racial epithets to gendered pronouns and immigration discourses, language is a central concern in contemporary conversations and controversies surrounding social inequality. Developed as a collaborative effort by members of the American Anthropological Association’s…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge

  • Digitized Lives: Culture, Power and Social Change in the Internet Era book cover

    Digitized Lives

    Culture, Power and Social Change in the Internet Era, 2nd Edition

    By T.V. Reed

    In chapters examining a broad range of issues—including sexuality, politics, education, race, gender relations, the environment and social protest movements—Digitized Lives argues that making sense of digitized culture means looking past the glossy surface of techno gear to ask deeper questions…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge

  • Midwifery Theory and Practice book cover

    Midwifery Theory and Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip K. Wilson

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Childbirth: Changing Ideas and Practices in Britain and America 1600 to the Present

  • The Social Mind: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    The Social Mind

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jane Suilin Lavelle

    We spend a lot of time thinking about other people: their motivations, what they are thinking, why they want particular things. Sometimes we are aware of it, but it often occurs without conscious thought, and we can respond appropriately to other people's thoughts in a diverse range of situations.…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Food and Culture: A Reader book cover

    Food and Culture

    A Reader, 4th Edition

    Edited by Carole Counihan, Penny Van Esterik, Alice Julier

    This innovative and global best-seller helped establish food studies courses throughout the social sciences and humanities when it was first published in 1997. The fourth edition of Food and Culture contains favorite articles from earlier editions and several new pieces on food politics, globalism,…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Crime, Media and Culture book cover

    Crime, Media and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Greg Martin

    Working broadly from the perspective of cultural criminology, Crime, Media and Culture engages with theories and debates about the nature of media-audience relations, examines representations of crime and justice in news media and fiction, and considers the growing significance of digital…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Understanding Cyber Warfare: Politics, Policy and Strategy book cover

    Understanding Cyber Warfare

    Politics, Policy and Strategy, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Whyte, Brian Mazanec

    This textbook offers an accessible introduction to the historical, technical, and strategic context of cyber conflict. The international relations, policy, doctrine, strategy, and operational issues associated with computer network attack, computer network exploitation, and computer network defense…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Moving Beyond Fear: Upending the Security Tales in Capitalism, Fascism, and Democracy book cover

    Moving Beyond Fear

    Upending the Security Tales in Capitalism, Fascism, and Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Charles Derber, Yale R. Magrass

    While security stories often point to real threats, the narratives of leaders are as much about legitimating the power of rulers and the political and economic system that brought them to power. Derber and Magrass offer a penetrating examination of this phenomenon across history and types of…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Universalizing Resistance

  • Policy Analysis as Problem Solving: A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework book cover

    Policy Analysis as Problem Solving

    A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Meltzer, Alex Schwartz

    Drawing extensively from real-life cases, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and nonprofit executives on a wide range of policy issues. Unlike other texts, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving employs a pragmatic,…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Understanding Contemporary Brazil book cover

    Understanding Contemporary Brazil

    1st Edition

    By Jeff Garmany, Anthony W. Pereira

    Brazil has famously been called a country of contradictions. It is a place where narratives of "racial democracy" exist in the face of stark inequalities, and where the natural environment is celebrated as a point of national pride, but at the same time is exploited at alarming rates. To people on…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • The Lonely Quest: Constructing the Self in the Twenty-First Century United States book cover

    The Lonely Quest

    Constructing the Self in the Twenty-First Century United States, 1st Edition

    By Robert C. Hauhart

    Today the United States is a country divided along lines of gender, economic inequality, educational level, and political affiliation. Democrats typically select a different range of matters of serious public concern compared to Republicans. Many Americans describe difficulty in coming to terms…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Celebrity Society: The Struggle for Attention book cover

    Celebrity Society

    The Struggle for Attention, 2nd Edition

    By Robert van Krieken

    On television and in films, in magazines and books, on the Internet and in the realm of politics, celebrities of all sorts seem to dominate our attention. Celebrity Society: The Struggle for Attention brings new perspectives to our understanding of how the figure of ‘the celebrity’ is bound up with…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

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