E-books: Social Sciences

  • A Cognitive-Historical Approach to Creativity book cover

    A Cognitive-Historical Approach to Creativity

    1st Edition

    By Subrata Dasgupta

    At the heart of creativity is the practice of bringing something new into existence, whether it be a material object or abstract idea, thereby making history and enriching the creative tradition. A Cognitive Historical Approach to Creativity explores the idea that creativity is both a cognitive…

    eBook – 2019-03-20
    Routledge

  • Misogyny, Projective Identification, and Mentalization: Psychoanalytic, Social, and Institutional Manifestations book cover

    Misogyny, Projective Identification, and Mentalization

    Psychoanalytic, Social, and Institutional Manifestations, 1st Edition

    By Karyne E. Messina

    Misogyny, Projective Identification, and Mentalization looks at how the psychoanalytic concepts of projective identification and mentalization may explain the construction of society and how they have enabled misogyny to be expressed in social, political, and institutional settings. Karyne E.…

    eBook – 2019-03-20
    Routledge

  • Trauma and Resilience in the Lives of Contemporary Native Americans: Reclaiming our Balance, Restoring our Wellbeing book cover

    Trauma and Resilience in the Lives of Contemporary Native Americans

    Reclaiming our Balance, Restoring our Wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Hilary N. Weaver

    Indigenous Peoples around the world and our allies often reflect on the many challenges that continue to confront us, the reasons behind health, economic, and social disparities, and the best ways forward to a healthy future. This book draws on theoretical, conceptual, and evidence-based…

    eBook – 2019-03-18
    Routledge

  • Sensing the Everyday: Dialogues from Austerity Greece book cover

    Sensing the Everyday

    Dialogues from Austerity Greece, 1st Edition

    By C. Nadia Seremetakis

    Sensing the Everyday is a multi-sited ethnographic inquiry based on fieldwork experiences and sharp everyday observations in the era of crisis. Blending sophisticated theoretical analyses with original ethnographic data, C. Nadia Seremetakis journeys from Greece to Vienna, Edinburgh, Albania,…

    eBook – 2019-03-18
    Routledge
    Theorizing Ethnography

  • Hubris and Progress: A Future Born of Presumption book cover

    Hubris and Progress

    A Future Born of Presumption, 1st Edition

    By Carlo Bordoni

    This book explores the ancient question of why man seeks to go beyond his limits. A presumptuous tendency known by the ancient Greeks as hubris and believed to be punished by the gods, it developed from a need for our survival to a habit, as humanity has subdued animals, dominated nature, increased…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Beyond Prime Time Activism: Communication Activism and Social Change book cover

    Beyond Prime Time Activism

    Communication Activism and Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Ryan, Karen Jeffreys

    In this accessible introduction to communication activism, organizer Karen Jeffreys and sociologist Charlotte Ryan draw on more than two decades of ongoing collaboration, using the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless (RICH) as a case study. The book examines a community with shared values,…

    eBook – 2019-03-13
    Routledge
    Media and Communication Activism

  • Data Politics: Worlds, Subjects, Rights book cover

    Data Politics

    Worlds, Subjects, Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Didier Bigo, Engin Isin, Evelyn Ruppert

    Didier Bigo is Professor of War Studies at King’s College London and Research Professor at Sciences-Po, CERI Paris. He is editor of the quarterly journal, Cultures & Conflicts, and was the founder and co-editor of International Political Sociology, published by International Studies…

    eBook – 2019-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Political Sociology

  • Psychotherapy, Anthropology and the Work of Culture book cover

    Psychotherapy, Anthropology and the Work of Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keir Martin

    Anthropology and psychotherapy have a long and important historical relationship, and in this fascinating collection practitioners with experience in both fields explore how the concept of ‘culture’ is deployed to guide and frame contemporary therapeutic theory, training and practice. This task is…

    eBook – 2019-03-13
    Routledge

  • Objects and Frontiers in Modern Asia: Between the Mekong and the Indus book cover

    Objects and Frontiers in Modern Asia

    Between the Mekong and the Indus, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lipokmar Dzüvichü, Manjeet Baruah

    Focusing on the geographies between the Mekong and the Indus, this book brings objects to the centre of enquiry in the understanding of modern Asian frontiers. It explores how a range of objects have historically been significant bearers and agents of frontier making. For instance, how are objects…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge India

  • Fathering in Cultural Contexts: Developmental and Clinical Issues book cover

    Fathering in Cultural Contexts

    Developmental and Clinical Issues, 1st Edition

    By Jaipaul L Roopnarine, Elif Dede Yildirim

    How do men think about fathering? How does this differ across different regions of the world? And what effect does this have on child development? Fathering in Cultural Contexts: Developmental and Clinical Issues answers these questions by considering a broad range of theoretical and…

    eBook – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Homosexuality, Transsexuality, Psychoanalysis and Traditional Judaism book cover

    Homosexuality, Transsexuality, Psychoanalysis and Traditional Judaism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Slomowitz, Alison Feit

    Homosexuality, Transsexuality, Psychoanalysis and Traditional Judaism explores the often incommensurable and irreconcilable beliefs and understandings of sexuality and gender in the Orthodox Jewish community from psychoanalytic, rabbinic, feminist, and queer perspectives. The book explores how…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge
    Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

  • Gaia, Psyche and Deep Ecology: Navigating Climate Change in the Anthropocene book cover

    Gaia, Psyche and Deep Ecology

    Navigating Climate Change in the Anthropocene, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Fellows

    In Gaia, Psyche and Deep Ecology: Navigating Climate Change in the Anthropocene, Andrew Fellows uniquely connects Earth systems, Jungian and philosophical approaches to the existential threats that we face today. He elucidates the psychological basis of our dysfunctional relationship with nature,…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge

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