E-books: Social Sciences

  • Cultural Icons book cover

    Cultural Icons

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keyan G Tomaselli, David Scott

    The Eiffel Tower—this symbol of industrial development and the French Republic is now associated with a romantic vacation in Paris. Nelson Mandela—the hero of the struggle against apartheid was featured in a British Airways magazine article called “The Power of Brand Mandela.” This book explores…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Media Literacy Around the World book cover

    Media Literacy Around the World

    1st Edition

    By Robert Kubey

    At the dawn of the twenty-first century, education about and through the media has become a worldwide phenomenon, and is playing an increasingly important role in educational reform. The theory and practice of media education have profited greatly from recent and intensive development and…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    Information and Behavior Series

  • Of Human Bonding: Parent-Child Relations across the Life Course book cover

    Of Human Bonding

    Parent-Child Relations across the Life Course, 1st Edition

    By Alice S. Rossi, Peter Henry Rossi

    This life-course analysis of family development focuses on the social dynamics among family members. It features parent-child relationships in a larger context, by examining the help exchange between kin and nonkin and the intergenerational transmission of family characteristics.…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    Social Institutions and Social Change Series

  • A Mask for Privilege: Anti-semitism in America book cover

    A Mask for Privilege

    Anti-semitism in America, 1st Edition

    By Carey McWilliams, Wilson Carey McWilliams

     Why in America should the most sinister of European social diseases have taken root? Why should that disease have spread from its seemingly anachronistic beginning in the Gilded Age until it infected many of our great magazines and newspapers? Until it determined not only where a man might…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Mountain Arapesh book cover

    Mountain Arapesh

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Mead

    For approximately eight months during 1931-1932, anthropologist Margaret Mead lived with and studied the Mountain Arapesh-a segment of the population of the East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea. She found a culture based on simplicity, sensitivity, and cooperation. In contrast to the aggressive…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Black Politics in Transition: Immigration, Suburbanization, and Gentrification book cover

    Black Politics in Transition

    Immigration, Suburbanization, and Gentrification, 1st Edition

    Edited by Candis Watts Smith, Christina M. Greer

    Black Politics in Transition considers the impact of three transformative forces—immigration, suburbanization, and gentrification—on Black politics today. Demographic changes resulting from immigration and ethnic blending are dramatically affecting the character and identity of Black populations…

    eBook – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in Politics and Policy

  • Refugee News, Refugee Politics: Journalism, Public Opinion and Policymaking in Europe book cover

    Refugee News, Refugee Politics

    Journalism, Public Opinion and Policymaking in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giovanna Dell’Orto, Irmgard Wetzstein

    The unprecedented arrival of more than a million refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants – plus the political, public, and policy reactions to it – is redefining Europe. The repercussions will last for generations on such central issues as security, national identity, human rights, and the very…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge

  • Ecology and Revolution: Herbert Marcuse and the Challenge of a New World System Today book cover

    Ecology and Revolution

    Herbert Marcuse and the Challenge of a New World System Today, 1st Edition

    By Charles Reitz

    A timely addition to Henry Giroux’s Critical Interventions series, Ecology and Revolution is grounded in the Frankfurt School critical theory of Herbert Marcuse. Its task is to understand the economic architecture of wealth extraction that undergirds today’s intensifying inequalities of class, race…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

  • Adventure Comics and Youth Cultures in India book cover

    Adventure Comics and Youth Cultures in India

    1st Edition

    By Raminder Kaur, Saif Eqbal

    This pioneering book presents a history and ethnography of adventure comic books for young people in India with a particular focus on vernacular superheroism. It chronicles popular and youth culture in the subcontinent from the mid-twentieth century to the contemporary era dominated by creative…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge India

  • Preventing Mass Atrocities: Policies and Practices book cover

    Preventing Mass Atrocities

    Policies and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Harff, Ted Robert Gurr

    What can be done to warn about and organize political action to prevent genocide and mass atrocities? The international contributors to this volume are either experts or practitioners, often both, who have contributed in substantial ways to analyzing high risk situations, recommending preventive…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

  • The Resilience Machine book cover

    The Resilience Machine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jim Bohland, Simin Davoudi, Jennifer L. Lawrence

    We live in a time where environmental pressures, social inequities and political derision are the backdrop of everyday life, and where resilience has become a routine prescription for coping with the conditions of modern existence. Drawing an analogy to Harvey Molotch’s urban growth machine, this…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • Probation and Privatisation book cover

    Probation and Privatisation

    1st Edition

    By Philip Bean

    Privatisation was introduced into the probation service on the 1st June 2014 whereby work with medium and low risk offenders went to a number of private and voluntary bodies, work with high risk offenders remained with the State. The National Probation Service (NPS) covered State work whilst the 35…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

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