E-books: Social Sciences

  • My American History: Lesbian and Gay Life During the Reagan and Bush Years book cover

    My American History

    Lesbian and Gay Life During the Reagan and Bush Years, 2nd Edition

    By Sarah Schulman

    Sarah Schulman’s writing is bold, provocative, and refreshingly unrepentant. First published in 1994, My American History: Lesbian and Gay Life During the Reagan and Bush Years combines critical commentary with a rich and varied collection of news articles, letters, interviews, and reports in which…

    eBook – 2018-09-24
    Routledge

  • Global Cultural Economy book cover

    Global Cultural Economy

    1st Edition

    By Christiaan De Beukelaer, Kim-Marie Spence

    Global Cultural Economy critically interrogates the role cultural and creative industries play in societies. By locating these industries in their broader cultural and economic contexts, Christiaan De Beukelaer and Kim-Marie Spence combine their repertoires of empirical work across four continents…

    eBook – 2018-09-21
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Media & Cultural Studies

  • Southern Criminology book cover

    Southern Criminology

    1st Edition

    By Kerry Carrington, Russell Hogg, John Scott, Máximo Sozzo, Reece Walters

    Criminology has focused mainly on problems of crime and violence in the large population centres of the Global North to the exclusion of the global countryside, peripheries and antipodes. Southern criminology is an innovative new approach that seeks to correct this bias. This book turns the origin…

    eBook – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    New Directions in Critical Criminology

  • Reimagining Rehabilitation: Beyond the Individual book cover

    Reimagining Rehabilitation

    Beyond the Individual, 1st Edition

    By Lol Burke, Steve Collett, Fergus McNeill

    This book aims to make the case for and provide some of the resources necessary to reimagine rehabilitation for twenty-first-century criminal justice. Outlining an approach to rehabilitation which takes into account wider democratic processes, political structures and mechanisms of resource…

    eBook – 2018-09-17
    Routledge

  • Infrastructures in Practice: The Dynamics of Demand in Networked Societies book cover

    Infrastructures in Practice

    The Dynamics of Demand in Networked Societies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Shove, Frank Trentmann

    Infrastructures in Practice shows how infrastructures and daily life shape each other. Power grids, roads and broadband make modern lifestyles possible – at the same time, their design and day-to-day operation depends on what people do at home and at work. This volume investigates the…

    eBook – 2018-09-17
    Routledge

  • Emergent Identities: New Sexualities, Genders and Relationships in a Digital Era book cover

    Emergent Identities

    New Sexualities, Genders and Relationships in a Digital Era, 1st Edition

    By Rob Cover

    Examining the emergence of new sexual and gender identities in the context of an ever-changing digital landscape, Emergent Identities considers how traditional, binary understandings of sexuality and gender are being challenged and overridden by a taxonomy of non-binary, fluid classifications and…

    eBook – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Gender and Sexualities in Psychology

  • Whose Body is it Anyway?: A sociological reflection upon fitness and wellbeing book cover

    Whose Body is it Anyway?

    A sociological reflection upon fitness and wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Ian Wellard

    There is a widespread interest in wellbeing, the healthy body and public health. However, there are also many simplistic and uncritical interpretations of what wellbeing or a healthy body should ‘look like’. By focusing upon wellbeing through examples taken from fitness-related activities, which…

    eBook – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Overcoming Social Division: Conflict Resolution in Times of Polarization and Democratic Disconnection book cover

    Overcoming Social Division

    Conflict Resolution in Times of Polarization and Democratic Disconnection, 1st Edition

    By Anatol Valerian Itten

    Locked in our worldview communities and polarised through increasingly radical campaigning, we are anxious of today's great uncertainty and our politicians have little incentive to reach across party lines. The problem of social division is real. The Brexit vote led to the highest spike in hate…

    eBook – 2018-09-05
    Routledge

  • Comparative Racial Politics in Latin America book cover

    Comparative Racial Politics in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kwame Dixon, Ollie A. Johnson III

    Latin America has a rich and complex social history marked by slavery, colonialism, dictatorships, rebellions, social movements and revolutions. Comparative Racial Politics in Latin America explores the dynamic interplay between racial politics and hegemonic power in the region. It investigates the…

    eBook – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Professionalism for the Built Environment book cover

    Professionalism for the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Simon Foxell

    In the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, this new book provides thought provoking commentary on the nature of the relationship between society, the prevailing economic system and professionalism in the built environment. It addresses the changing responsibilities of professionals and in…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Building Research and Information

  • Using Forensic DNA Evidence at Trial: A Case Study Approach book cover

    Using Forensic DNA Evidence at Trial

    A Case Study Approach, 1st Edition

    By Jane Moira Taupin

    Using Forensic DNA Evidence at Trial: A Case Study Approach covers the most common DNA analysis methods used in criminal trials today, including STR techniques, mitochondrial DNA, and Y-STRs. It presents some novel techniques—including familial testing and analyzing domestic animal hair—that have…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    CRC Press

  • When Rape was Legal: The Untold History of Sexual Violence during Slavery book cover

    When Rape was Legal

    The Untold History of Sexual Violence during Slavery, 1st Edition

    By Rachel A. Feinstein

    When Rape was Legal is the first book to solely focus on the widespread rape perpetrated against enslaved black women by white men in the United States. The routine practice of sexual violence against enslaved black women by white men, the motivations for this rape, and the legal context that…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

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