E-books: Social Sciences

  • Galen's Prophecy: Temperament In Human Nature book cover

    Galen's Prophecy

    Temperament In Human Nature, 1st Edition

    By Jerome Kagan

    Nearly two thousand years ago a physician named Galen of Pergamon suggested that much of the variation in human behavior could be explained by an individual's temperament. Since that time, inborn dispositions have fallen in and out of favor. Based on fifteen years of research, Galen's Prophecy now…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • The Audience And Its Landscape book cover

    The Audience And Its Landscape

    1st Edition

    By James Hay

    This book offers a major reconceptualization of the term audience, one which involves a landscape, including the landscape of a given audiencesituated and territorializing features of any way of seeing and defining the world. It acknowledges, in the face of conventional discourse analysis, the…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Essential Statistics For Social Research: Second Edition book cover

    Essential Statistics For Social Research

    Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Malec

    This is a course textbook on statistics for social research which covers essential statistics for the beginning student. It features examples that demonstrate the use of computers to analyse data. The chapters on testing the difference between means and on measuring association between…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Feminists Rethink The Self book cover

    Feminists Rethink The Self

    1st Edition

    By Diana T Meyers

    Standing at the intersection of metaphysics, epistemology, and moral and political philosophy, the self is a pivotal philosophical topic. This collection of new papers by leading feminists addresses issues of sexual violence and the self, the social self and autonomy, the narrative self and…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Globalizing Care: Ethics, Feminist Theory, And International Relations book cover

    Globalizing Care

    Ethics, Feminist Theory, And International Relations, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Robinson

    In Globalizing Care, Fiona Robinson integrates feminist theory and ethics with international relations. By bringing in the important contributions of feminist moral and political theorists, contributions that are notably absent from most of the important work in this field, Robinson broadens the…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • The Culture Of Religious Pluralism book cover

    The Culture Of Religious Pluralism

    1st Edition

    By Richard Wentz

    Religious pluralism has been a defining characteristic of the American experience since colonial times. In the twentieth century, as American society has become more radically pluralistic, the issue of religious identity is once again in flux.Providing a historical context, Richard Wentz examines…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • The Gender Question In Education: Theory, Pedagogy, And Politics book cover

    The Gender Question In Education

    Theory, Pedagogy, And Politics, 1st Edition

    By Ann Diller

    In this innovative book, four prominent philosophers of education introduce readers to the central debates about the role of gender in educational practice, policymaking, and theory. More a record of a continuing conversation than a statement of a fixed point of view, The Gender Question in…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Blood Into Ink: South Asian And Middle Eastern Women Write War book cover

    Blood Into Ink

    South Asian And Middle Eastern Women Write War, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Cooke

    This anthology of 20th-century South Asian and Middle Eastern women's writings illustrates how they have become active participants in conflicts, speaking about war not only as an extraordinary experience, but also as an ordinary experience of coping with violence on a daily basis. They show that…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Casualties Of Community Disorder: Women's Careers In Violent Crime book cover

    Casualties Of Community Disorder

    Women's Careers In Violent Crime, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Baskin

    Unlike the outcry over street crime committed by males, concerns about women and violence have centered primarily on their roles as victims of sexual and physical violence committed by strangers and by males in intimate relationships. Rarely is violence by women considered in the development or…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Debating Social Problems book cover

    Debating Social Problems

    1st Edition

    By Leonard A. Steverson, Jennifer E. Melvin

    Debating Social Problems emphasizes the process of debate as a means of addressing social problems and helps students engage in active learning. The debate format covers sensitive material in a way that encourages students to talk about this material openly in class. This succinct text includes…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

  • Computer, Student Economy Edition: A History of the Information Machine book cover

    Computer, Student Economy Edition

    A History of the Information Machine, 3rd Edition

    By Martin Campbell-Kelly

    An exploration of the computer, tracing not only the development of the machine itself, but also chronicling the effects of manufacturing and sales innovations by companies that made the boom possible.…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

  • Feminist Thought, Student Economy Edition: A More Comprehensive Introduction book cover

    Feminist Thought, Student Economy Edition

    A More Comprehensive Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Rosemarie Tong

    A critical introduction to the major traditions of feminist theory, now with new considerations of existential feminism and a conclusion reflecting on the future of feminist theory.…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

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