E-books: Social Sciences

  • A Group Analytic Approach to Understanding Mass Violence: The Holocaust, Group Hallucinosis and False Beliefs book cover

    A Group Analytic Approach to Understanding Mass Violence

    The Holocaust, Group Hallucinosis and False Beliefs, 1st Edition

    By Bennett Roth

    A Group Analytic Approach to Understanding Mass Violence makes an analytic examination of the enactment of genocide by Nazi Germany during World War II to explore how mass and state-sponsored violence can arise within societies and how the false beliefs that are used to justify such actions…

    eBook – 2018-10-04
    Routledge

  • Images of Savages: Ancient Roots of Modern Prejudice in Western Culture book cover

    Images of Savages

    Ancient Roots of Modern Prejudice in Western Culture, 1st Edition

    By Gustav Jahoda

    In Images of Savages, the distinguished psychologist Gustav Jahoda advances the provocative thesis that racism and the perpetual alienation of a racialized 'other' are a central leagacy of the Western tradition. Finding the roots of these demonizations deep in the myth and traditions of classical…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

  • Children and Their Education in Secure Accommodation: Interdisciplinary Perspectives of Education, Health and Youth Justice book cover

    Children and Their Education in Secure Accommodation

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives of Education, Health and Youth Justice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diahann Gallard, Katharine Evans, James Millington

    This highly topical book integrates theory and practice about children and their education provision in secure accommodation. Bridging the fields of education, health, and youth justice, it provides a unique interdisciplinary perspective outlining the importance of taking a holistic approach to the…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

  • Neurocriminology: Forensic and Legal Applications, Public Policy Implications book cover

    Neurocriminology

    Forensic and Legal Applications, Public Policy Implications, 1st Edition

    By Diana Concannon

    Neurocriminology: Forensic and Legal Applications, Public Policy Implications explores the dramatic impact of advances in neuroscience research and practice to our present understanding of criminality and crime control.  Contemporary, cutting-edge research in neuroscience is cited and explained.…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    CRC Press

  • Male Alienation at the Crossroads of Identity, Culture and Cyberspace book cover

    Male Alienation at the Crossroads of Identity, Culture and Cyberspace

    1st Edition

    By Robert Tyminski

    "I’m broken." When a boy or man says this, he is expressing deep alienation from himself and the world. Something’s wrong, and he usually cannot begin to explain why. What brings boys and men into psychotherapy or analysis? Many of them struggle with access to their inner worlds. Experiences of…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Social Inequality: The Health and Social Costs of Global Warming book cover

    Climate Change and Social Inequality

    The Health and Social Costs of Global Warming, 1st Edition

    By Merrill Singer

    The year 2016 was the hottest year on record and the third consecutive record-breaking year in planet temperatures. The following year was the hottest in a non-El Nino year. Of the seventeen hottest years ever recorded, sixteen have occurred since 2000, indicating the trend in climate change is…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Inside Smart Cities: Place, Politics and Urban Innovation book cover

    Inside Smart Cities

    Place, Politics and Urban Innovation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Karvonen, Federico Cugurullo, Federico Caprotti

    The era of the smart city has arrived. Only a decade ago, the promise of optimising urban services through the widespread application of information and communication technologies was largely a techno-utopian fantasy. Today, smart urbanisation is occurring via urban projects, policies and visions…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

  • Deradicalisation and Terrorist Rehabilitation: A Framework for Policy-making and Implementation book cover

    Deradicalisation and Terrorist Rehabilitation

    A Framework for Policy-making and Implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rohan Gunaratna, Sabariah Hussin

    The threat of terrorism, if not adequately managed, is likely to increase exponentially. As terrorist groups’ influence and networks spread globally, a concerted effort in counterterrorism strategy is critical to mitigating the threat they present. Governments facing the threat of terrorism are…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Politics of Disorder and Instability

  • Feminist Advocacy, Family Law and Violence against Women: International Perspectives book cover

    Feminist Advocacy, Family Law and Violence against Women

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mahnaz Akhami, Yakın Ertürk, Ann Elizabeth Mayer

    Around the world, discriminatory legislation prevents women from accessing their human rights. It can affect almost every aspect of a woman's life, including the right to choose a partner, inherit property, hold a job, and obtain child custody. Often referred to as family law, these laws have…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Migration, Protest Movements and the Politics of Resistance: A Radical Political Philosophy of Cosmopolitanism book cover

    Migration, Protest Movements and the Politics of Resistance

    A Radical Political Philosophy of Cosmopolitanism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tamara Caraus, Elena Paris

    Migration and cosmopolitanism are said to be complementary. Cosmopolitanism means to be a citizen of the world, and migration, without impediments, should be the natural starting point for a cosmopolitan view. However, the intensification of migration, through an increasing number of refugees and…

    eBook – 2018-10-01
    Routledge

  • The Challenges of Cultural Psychology: Historical Legacies and Future Responsibilities book cover

    The Challenges of Cultural Psychology

    Historical Legacies and Future Responsibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gordana Jovanović, Lars Allolio-Näcke, Carl Ratner

    This book considers cultural psychology from historical, theoretical, and epistemological perspectives, building an understanding of cultural psychology as a human science and moving beyond the nature-culture dichotomy. The unique collection of chapters seeks to advance the field of cultural…

    eBook – 2018-09-28
    Routledge

  • The Rehabilitation of Sexual Offenders: Complexity, Risk and Desistance book cover

    The Rehabilitation of Sexual Offenders

    Complexity, Risk and Desistance, 1st Edition

    By Jackie Craissati

    Sexual offenders – arguably the most hated and feared of all offenders – commit their crimes in our communities and are then hidden from public view as they serve long prison sentences. However, despite the public’s understandable anxiety, our criminal justice systems hold to the premise that…

    eBook – 2018-09-26
    Routledge

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