E-books: Social Sciences

  • The Iraqw Of Tanzania: Negotiating Rural Development book cover

    The Iraqw Of Tanzania

    Negotiating Rural Development, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Snyder

    The Iraqw of Tanzania: Negotiating Rural Development, author Katherine Snyder focuses on how the Iraqw perceive, respond to, and affect development in Tanzania. Snyder explores how the ideology of development affects people's actions, from what crops to plant, to what to wear and do at their…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge
    Case Studies in Anthropology

  • Communication And The Transformation Of Economics: Essays In Information, Public Policy, And Political Economy book cover

    Communication And The Transformation Of Economics

    Essays In Information, Public Policy, And Political Economy, 1st Edition

    By Robert E Babe

    Many governments are pursuing with relentless vigor a neoconservative/transnational corporate program of globalization, privatization, deregulation, cutbacks to social programs, and downsizing of the public sector. Countries are forming into giant "free trade" blocs. Increasingly they lack the will…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Concepts Of Identity: Historical And Contemporary Images And Portraits Of Self And Family book cover

    Concepts Of Identity

    Historical And Contemporary Images And Portraits Of Self And Family, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Hoffman

    Concepts of identity are complex and changing, and in this book Katherine Hoffman examines images of individuals and families from ancient Egypt to the presentmore than two thirds of the book covers the twentieth century. Through a comprehensive study of paintings, sculpture, photography, film,…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Contaminated Communities: Coping With Residential Toxic Exposure, Second Edition book cover

    Contaminated Communities

    Coping With Residential Toxic Exposure, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Edelstein

    Presents a unifying set of empirically based theories that seek to explain the experience of perceived toxic exposure for individuals, families, and communities. Impacts to lifestyle, lifescape, and emotion, as well as social and societal dynamics are explored.. Given the myriad fears and dangers…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Life Choices: Understanding Dilemmas And Decisions book cover

    Life Choices

    Understanding Dilemmas And Decisions, 1st Edition

    By Tod Sloan

    Through readings of 15 life-history interviews, this book creates a framework for the interpretation of dilemmas and decisions. As each individual recounts a specific instance when a life choice was necessary, the supporting analysis reveals the framework that triggered the sense that a turning…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Copyrighting Culture: The Political Economy Of Intellectual Property book cover

    Copyrighting Culture

    The Political Economy Of Intellectual Property, 1st Edition

    By Ronald V. Bettig

    Launching into a complete analysis of copyright law in our capitalistic and hegemonistic political system, Ronald Bettig uncovers the power of the wealthy few to expand their fortunes through the ownership and manipulation of intellectual property. Beginning with a critical interpretation of…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Laws And Explanation In The Social Sciences book cover

    Laws And Explanation In The Social Sciences

    1st Edition

    By Lee C Mcintyre

    The first full-length defense of social scientific laws to appear in the last twenty years, this book upholds the prospect of the nomological explanation of human behavior against those who maintain that this approach is impossible, impractical, or irrelevant. By pursuing an analogy with the…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Metalheads: Heavy Metal Music And Adolescent Alienation book cover

    Metalheads

    Heavy Metal Music And Adolescent Alienation, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Arnett

    A study of heavy-metal music and its performers, and its message about American adolescents.…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Culture And Critique: An Introduction To The Critical Discourses Of Cultural Studies book cover

    Culture And Critique

    An Introduction To The Critical Discourses Of Cultural Studies, 1st Edition

    By Jere Paul Surber

    Written by philosopher Jere Surber, Culture and Critique familiarizes students with both the broad and specialized meanings of cultural studies, providing detailed explanations of theoretical terms, critical strategies, and discursive traditions upon which it is based. This text is a useful…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Public Opinion, Crime, And Criminal Justice book cover

    Public Opinion, Crime, And Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    By Julian Roberts

    Addressing the question of crime and the way we make sense of it, this book sets out to reveal the discrepancy between the public perception of crime and the reality of crime statistics. Based on extensive data from the United States, with comparisons with Canada and the United Kingdom, the book…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Hate Speech, Pornography, And Radical Attacks On Free Speech Doctrine book cover

    Hate Speech, Pornography, And Radical Attacks On Free Speech Doctrine

    1st Edition

    By James Weinstein

    Explores whether American free speech doctrine systematically discriminates against women and minorities.. Does American free speech doctrine discriminate against women and minorities? In Hate Speech, Pornography, and the Radical Attack on Free Speech Doctrine, James Weinstein carefully examines…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Inequality, Crime, And Social Control book cover

    Inequality, Crime, And Social Control

    1st Edition

    By George S Bridges

    This is a study of recent advances in theory and research on the relationship between social inequality and the control of criminal behaviour. Exploring the ways in which social class, race, gender and age shape societal and organizational responses to crime, the book's contributors use empirical…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

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