E-books: Social Sciences

  • Violins: Local Meanings, Globalized Sounds book cover

    Violins

    Local Meanings, Globalized Sounds, 1st Edition

    By Pamela A. Moro

    Violins: Local Meanings, Globalized Sounds examines the violin as an object of meaning in a variety of cultural and historical contexts, and as a vehicle for introducing anthropological issues. Each chapter highlights concepts as taught in lower-level anthropology courses, and includes teaching and…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Economics and Property book cover

    Economics and Property

    4th Edition

    By Danny Myers

    Economics and Property provides a clear and easy-to-read introduction to any property economics module in a degree leading to a profession in real estate, surveying, construction and related courses in the built environment. It focuses on the core principles to provide the economic background…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Latino Peoples in the New America: Racialization and Resistance book cover

    Latino Peoples in the New America

    Racialization and Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by José A. Cobas, Joe R. Feagin, Daniel J. Delgado, Maria Chávez

    "Latinos" are the largest group among Americans of color. At 59 million, they constitute nearly a fifth of the US population. Their number has alarmed many in government, other mainstream institutions, and the nativist right who fear the white-majority US they have known is disappearing. During the…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • Pursuing Justice: Traditional and Contemporary Issues in Our Communities and the World book cover

    Pursuing Justice

    Traditional and Contemporary Issues in Our Communities and the World, 3rd Edition

    By Ralph A. Weisheit, Frank Morn

    Pursuing Justice, Third Edition, examines the issue of justice by considering the origins of the idea, formal systems of justice, current global issues of justice, and ways in which justice might be achieved by individuals, organizations, and the global community. Part I demonstrates how the…

    eBook – 2018-11-19
    Routledge

  • Researching Gender, Violence and Abuse: Theory, Methods, Action book cover

    Researching Gender, Violence and Abuse

    Theory, Methods, Action, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Westmarland, Hannah Bows

    Feminist research on gender, violence and abuse has been an area of academic study since the late 1970s, and has increased exponentially over this time on a global scale. Although situated in a predominantly qualitative tradition, research in the field has developed to include quantitative and…

    eBook – 2018-11-13
    Routledge

  • Urban Criminology: The City, Disorder, Harm and Social Control book cover

    Urban Criminology

    The City, Disorder, Harm and Social Control, 1st Edition

    By Rowland Atkinson, Gareth Millington

    Urban Criminology offers an accessible analysis of our urban condition, viewed through the prism of crime, disorder and social harm. This book gathers cutting-edge treatments, research field reports and critical examinations of crime and harm in cities, from the disciplines of urban studies and…

    eBook – 2018-11-08
    Routledge

  • Death, Dying, and Bereavement in a Changing World book cover

    Death, Dying, and Bereavement in a Changing World

    2nd Edition

    By Alan R. Kemp

    In this introductory text on thanatology, Alan Kemp continues to take on the central question of mortality: the centrality of death coupled with the denial of death in the human experience. Drawing from the work of Ernest Becker, Death, Dying, and Bereavement in a Changing World provides a…

    eBook – 2018-11-02
    Routledge

  • Nevertheless, They Persisted: Feminisms and Continued Resistance in the U.S. Women’s Movement book cover

    Nevertheless, They Persisted

    Feminisms and Continued Resistance in the U.S. Women’s Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Reger

    2017 opened with a new presidency in the United States sparking women’s marches across the globe. One thing was clear: feminism and feminist causes are not dead or in decline in the United States. Needed then are studies that capture the complexity of U.S. feminism. Nevertheless, They…

    eBook – 2018-11-02
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Criminological Theory book cover

    An Introduction to Criminological Theory

    5th Edition

    By Roger Hopkins Burke

    This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to criminological theory for students taking courses in criminology at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Building on previous editions, this book presents the latest research and theoretical developments. The text is divided…

    eBook – 2018-11-01
    Routledge

  • Aging in the Family book cover

    Aging in the Family

    1st Edition

    By George E. Dickinson, Brenda S. Sanders

    With a rapidly aging population throughout the world, the issue of larger percentages of older adults has repercussions for both policy and the job market. Whether a university student about to seek a full-time job or a caregiver for an older person, Aging in the Family should enhance the reader’s…

    eBook – 2018-10-31
    Routledge

  • Global Raciality: Empire, PostColoniality, DeColoniality book cover

    Global Raciality

    Empire, PostColoniality, DeColoniality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paola Bacchetta, Sunaina Maira, Howard Winant

    Global Raciality expands our understanding of race, space, and place by exploring forms of racism and anti-racist resistance worldwide. Contributors address neoliberalism; settler colonialism; race, class, and gender intersectionality; immigrant rights; Islamophobia; and homonationalism; and…

    eBook – 2018-10-31
    Routledge
    New Racial Studies

  • Evaluating Research in Academic Journals: A Practical Guide to Realistic Evaluation book cover

    Evaluating Research in Academic Journals

    A Practical Guide to Realistic Evaluation, 7th Edition

    By Fred Pyrczak, Maria Tcherni-Buzzeo

    Evaluating Research in Academic Journals is a guide for students who are learning how to evaluate reports of empirical research published in academic journals. It breaks down the process of evaluating a journal article into easy-to-understand steps, and emphasizes the practical aspects of…

    eBook – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

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