E-books: Social Sciences

  • A History of Crime and the American Criminal Justice System book cover

    A History of Crime and the American Criminal Justice System

    3rd Edition

    By Mitchel P. Roth

    This book offers a history of crime and the criminal justice system in America, written particularly for students of criminal justice and those interested in the history of crime and punishment. It follows the evolution of the criminal justice system chronologically and, when necessary, offers…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice book cover

    Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice

    15th Edition

    By Jacqueline R. Kanovitz, Jefferson L. Ingram, Christopher J. Devine

    Criminal justice professionals often do not receive the training they need to recognize constitutional principles that apply to their everyday work. Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice offers a way to solve this problem by providing a comprehensive, well-organized, and up-to-date analysis of…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • The Science and Politics of Work Disability Prevention book cover

    The Science and Politics of Work Disability Prevention

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ellen MacEachen

    The rising cost of illness and disability benefits are one of today’s biggest social and labour market challenges. The promise of activation-oriented work disability policies was labour market engagement for all people, regardless of illness, injury or impairment. However, the reality has been more…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Populist Nationalism in Europe and the Americas book cover

    Populist Nationalism in Europe and the Americas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fernando López-Alves, Diane E. Johnson

    Populist nationalism fuses beliefs that citizens are being exploited by a privileged elite with claims that the national culture and interests are under threat from enemies within or without. Ideologically fluid, populist nationalists decry “out-of-touch” institutions such as political parties and…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Psychology and Crime: 2nd edition book cover

    Psychology and Crime

    2nd edition, 2nd Edition

    By Aidan Sammons, David Putwain

    What does a criminological psychologist actually do? Most people picture a modern-day Sherlock Holmes, helping the police to solve crimes, but the reality is far more interesting and complex. Psychology and Crime offers a fascinating introduction to criminological psychology, providing the reader…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • Individualism And Collectivism book cover

    Individualism And Collectivism

    1st Edition

    By Harry C Triandis

    In this, his latest book, Harry Triandis explores the constructs of collectivism and individualism. Collectivists are closely linked individuals who view themselves primarily as parts of a whole, be it a family, a network of co-workers, a tribe, or a nation. Such people are mainly motivated by the…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • Networks In The Global Village: Life In Contemporary Communities book cover

    Networks In The Global Village

    Life In Contemporary Communities, 1st Edition

    By Barry Wellman

    Networks in the Global Village examines how people live through personal communities: their networks of friends, neighbors, relatives, and coworkers. It is the first book to compare the communities of people around the world. Major social differences between and within the First, Second, and Third…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • Transnational Environmental Crime: Toward an Eco-global Criminology book cover

    Transnational Environmental Crime

    Toward an Eco-global Criminology, 1st Edition

    By Rob White

    This book provides a comprehensive introduction to and overview of eco-global criminology. Eco-global criminology refers to a criminological approach that is informed by ecological considerations and by a critical analysis that is global in scale and perspective. Based upon eco-justice conceptions…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Willan

  • Power Without Responsibility: Press, Broadcasting and the Internet in Britain book cover

    Power Without Responsibility

    Press, Broadcasting and the Internet in Britain, 8th Edition

    By James Curran, Jean Seaton

    This book attacks the conventional history of the press as a story of progress; offers a critical defence and history of public service broadcasting; provides a myth-busting account of the internet; a subtle account of the impact of social media and explores key debates about the role and…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Intergroup Relations book cover

    Intergroup Relations

    1st Edition

    By Cookie W Stephan

    Explores the stereotypes, prejudices, and discriminatory behavior of individuals and the manner in which these cognitions, feelings, and behaviors both affect others and are affected by others. Stephan and Stephan suggest measures to help overcome bias and improve intergroup relations that utilize…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Invisible Crises: What Conglomerate Control Of Media Means For America And The World book cover

    Invisible Crises

    What Conglomerate Control Of Media Means For America And The World, 1st Edition

    By George Gerbner

    According to the contributors to this volume, the communications media deliberately blank out critical conditions and developments whose imagery would pose unacceptable challenges to the dominant structures of culture-power. Such "invisible crises" include the suppression of information about the…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Perspectives On Masculinity: Men, Women, And Politics In Modern Society, Second Edition book cover

    Contemporary Perspectives On Masculinity

    Men, Women, And Politics In Modern Society, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Ken Clatterbaugh

    What is social reality for men in modern society? What maintains or explains this social reality? What condition might we imagine that would be better for men? How might we achieve this better condition? These are the questions Kenneth Clatterbaugh brings to seven different visions of men in modern…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

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