E-books: Social Sciences

  • Postfeminism and Health: Critical Psychology and Media Perspectives book cover

    Postfeminism and Health

    Critical Psychology and Media Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Riley, Adrienne Evans, Martine Robson

    This groundbreaking book employs a transdisciplinary and poststructuralist methodology to develop the concept of ‘postfeminist healthism,’ a twenty-first-century understanding of women’s physical and mental health formed at the intersections of postfeminist sensibilities, neoliberal constructs of…

    eBook – 2018-07-27
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Understanding ExtrACTIVISM: Culture and Power in Natural Resource Disputes book cover

    Understanding ExtrACTIVISM

    Culture and Power in Natural Resource Disputes, 1st Edition

    By Anna J. Willow

    Understanding ExtrACTIVISM surveys how contemporary resource extractive industry works and considers the responses it inspires in local citizens and activists. Chapters cover a range of extractive industries operating around the world, including logging, hydroelectric dams, mining, and oil and…

    eBook – 2018-07-27

  • Plants and Human Conflict book cover

    Plants and Human Conflict

    1st Edition

    By Eran Pichersky

    Perhaps the least appreciated dramatis personae in human history are plants. Humans, like all other animals, cannot produce their own food as plants do through photosynthesis, and must therefore acquire organic material for survival and growth by eating plants or by eating other animals that eat…

    eBook – 2018-07-27
    CRC Press

  • Hindu–Muslim Relations: What Europe Might Learn from India book cover

    Hindu–Muslim Relations

    What Europe Might Learn from India, 1st Edition

    By Jörg Friedrichs

    This book reconstructs Hindu–Muslim relations from a European standpoint. Drawing from the Indian context, the author explores options for Western Europe – a region grappling with the refugee crisis and populist reactions to the growth of Muslim minorities. The author shows how India can serve not…

    eBook – 2018-07-27
    Routledge India

  • The Active Shooter Response Training Manual book cover

    The Active Shooter Response Training Manual

    1st Edition

    By Scott M. Hyderkhan

    The modern Active Shooter Response (ASR) has continually evolved since its inception approximately a decade ago. This change is necessary to continue improvement on the ASR mission. The Active Shooter Response Training Manual provides police personnel with the skills necessary to respond…

    eBook – 2018-07-27
    CRC Press

  • Equality in Water and Sanitation Services book cover

    Equality in Water and Sanitation Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Oliver Cumming, Tom Slaymaker

    There is growing acceptance that the progress delivered under the Millennium Development Goal target for drinking water and sanitation has been inequitable. As a result, the progressive reduction of inequalities is now an explicit focus of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets, adopted in…

    eBook – 2018-07-26
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Revolutionary Desires: Women, Communism, and Feminism in India book cover

    Revolutionary Desires

    Women, Communism, and Feminism in India, 1st Edition

    By Ania Loomba

    Revolutionary Desires examines the lives and subjectivities of militant-nationalist and communist women in India from the late 1920s, shortly after the communist movement took root, to the 1960s, when it fractured. This close study demonstrates how India's revolutionary women shaped…

    eBook – 2018-07-24

  • Guns on the Internet: Online Gun Communities, First Amendment Protections, and the Search for Common Ground on Gun Control book cover

    Guns on the Internet

    Online Gun Communities, First Amendment Protections, and the Search for Common Ground on Gun Control, 1st Edition

    By Connie Hassett-Walker

    Gun rights and control are well-trodden subjects, with prior work supporting the right of citizens to own firearms, discussing the failure of gun control efforts, or warning about or exhorting citizen gun ownership, among other things. Although social media in their many forms have only come to…

    eBook – 2018-07-24

  • Coming Home Your Way: Understanding University Student Intercultural Reentry book cover

    Coming Home Your Way

    Understanding University Student Intercultural Reentry, 1st Edition

    By Rick Malleus, Marina Micari

    Coming Home Your Way offers college and university students returning from an education-abroad experience a wealth of pertinent information, opportunities for meaningful reflection, and practical guidance on making the most of their time abroad. Grounded in research and addressing an array of…

    eBook – 2018-07-18

  • Doing Public Ethnography: How to Create and Disseminate Ethnographic and Qualitative Research to Wide Audiences book cover

    Doing Public Ethnography

    How to Create and Disseminate Ethnographic and Qualitative Research to Wide Audiences, 1st Edition

    By Phillip Vannini

    Ethnography and qualitative research methodology in general have witnessed a staggering proliferation of styles and genres over the last three decades. Modes and channels of communication have similarly expanded and diversified. Now ethnographers have the opportunity to disseminate their work not…

    eBook – 2018-07-18
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Women's Leadership Journeys: Stories, Research, and Novel Perspectives book cover

    Women's Leadership Journeys

    Stories, Research, and Novel Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sherylle J. Tan, Lisa DeFrank-Cole

    This volume brings together research from leading scholars with stories from women leaders in diverse sectors to provide insights from their leadership journeys. The book begins with personal stories of women’s leadership journeys by chief executive officers, a former U.S. ambassador, a college…

    eBook – 2018-07-18
    Leadership: Research and Practice

  • Planning for AuthentiCITIES book cover

    Planning for AuthentiCITIES

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Tate, Brettany Shannon

    Authenticity resonates throughout the urbanizing world. As cities’ commercial corridors and downtowns start to look increasingly the same, and gentrification displaces many original neighborhood residents, we are left with a sense that our cities are becoming "hollowed out," bereft of the…

    eBook – 2018-07-18

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