E-books: Social Sciences

  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Rights: History, Politics, Practice book cover

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Rights

    History, Politics, Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rajini Srikanth, Elora Halim Chowdhury

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Rights: History, Politics, Practice is an edited collection that brings together analyses of human rights work from multiple disciplines. Within the academic sphere, this book will garner interest from scholars who are invested in human rights as a field of…

    eBook – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

  • Jürgen Habermas, Volumes I and II book cover

    Jürgen Habermas, Volumes I and II

    1st Edition

    By Camil Ungureanu, Klaus Günther

    Jürgen Habermas is widely regarded as one of the outstanding intellectuals of our time. This collection focuses on the theory of law which can be distilled from his vast compendium of work. At the same time the collection places this theory in the context of Habermas' overall contribution to the…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    International Library of Essays in the History of Social and Political Thought

  • Policy Styles and Policy-Making: Exploring the Linkages book cover

    Policy Styles and Policy-Making

    Exploring the Linkages, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Howlett, Jale Tosun

    Richardson et al.’s respected and seminal Policy Styles in Western Europe (1982) shed valuable light on how countries tend to establish long-term and distinctive ways to make policies that transcend short-term imperatives and issues. This follow-up volume updates those arguments and significantly…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Policy Studies

  • Fundamentals of Fingerprint Analysis, Second Edition book cover

    Fundamentals of Fingerprint Analysis, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By Hillary Moses Daluz

    Building on the success of the first Edition—the first pure textbook designed specifically for students on the subject—Fundamentals of Fingerprint Analysis, Second Edition provides an understanding of the historical background of fingerprint evidence, and follows it all the way through to…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    CRC Press

  • Fingerprint Analysis Laboratory Workbook, Second Edition book cover

    Fingerprint Analysis Laboratory Workbook, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By Hillary Moses Daluz

    Fingerprint collection and analysis may be performed as part of many jobs, including crime scene technician, latent print examiner, criminalist, and lab supervisor. Regardless of one’s specific background or role in the process, a knowledge of scientific practices is critical in handling and…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    CRC Press

  • How to Write Qualitative Research book cover

    How to Write Qualitative Research

    1st Edition

    By Marcus B. Weaver-Hightower

    Qualitative research has exploded in popularity in nearly every discipline from the social sciences to health fields to business. While many qualitative textbooks explain how to conduct an interview or analyze fieldnotes, rarely do they give more than a few scant pages to the skill many find most…

    eBook – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

  • Mobilities and Complexities book cover

    Mobilities and Complexities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ole B. Jensen, Sven Kesselring, Mimi Sheller

    The new ‘mobilities turn’ has become a powerful perspective in social theory. John Urry’s oeuvre has been very influential in the emergence of this new field and has had lasting impacts on many scholars. This collection presents originally commissioned essays from leading scholars in the field who…

    eBook – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

  • Families and Family Therapy book cover

    Families and Family Therapy

    2nd Edition

    By Salvador Minuchin

    This special edition of the classic text includes a new introduction from Professor Arlene Vetere exploring its continuing influence on contemporary practice. One of family therapy’s foundational texts, Families and Family Therapy is as relevant today as it has ever been. Examining the therapist’s…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Equatoria book cover

    Equatoria

    1st Edition

    By Richard Price, Sally Price

    A postmodern romp through the rain forest, Equatoria is both travelogue and cultural critique. On the right-hand pages, the Prices chronicle their 1990 artifact-collecting expedition up the rivers of French Guiana, and on the left, stage an accompanying sideshow that enlists the help of Jonathan…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Social Work Practice with LGBTQIA Populations: An Interactional Perspective book cover

    Social Work Practice with LGBTQIA Populations

    An Interactional Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire L. Dente

    Social Work Practice with LGBTQIA Populations provides an overview of key issues for social workers working with LGBTQIA clients. Each chapter considers clients' experiences in different social and interpersonal contexts. This text encourages students to think critically about the barriers and…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge

  • Getting Dressed: Conformity and Imitation in Clothing and Everyday Life book cover

    Getting Dressed

    Conformity and Imitation in Clothing and Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    By Carrie Yodanis

    Getting Dressed teaches sociology through the everyday decision of what to wear. It is about the rules that shape how we dress and how and why we conform. It is about how and why we imitate others. We may think about clothing as our personal style and identity. But our personal style is not so…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Racist America: Roots, Current Realities, and Future Reparations book cover

    Racist America

    Roots, Current Realities, and Future Reparations, 4th Edition

    By Joe R. Feagin, Kimberley Ducey

    This fourth edition of Racist America is significantly revised and updated, with an eye toward racism issues arising regularly in our contemporary era. This edition incorporates many recent research studies and reports on U.S. racial issues that update and enhance the last edition’s chapters. It…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

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