E-books: Social Sciences

  • Making Sense of Field Research: A Practical Guide for Information Designers book cover

    Making Sense of Field Research

    A Practical Guide for Information Designers, 1st Edition

    By Sheila Pontis

    Learn how to use field research to bring essential people-centred insights to your information design projects. Information design is recognized as the practice of making complex data and information understandable for a particular audience, but what’s often overlooked is the importance of…

    eBook – 2018-07-17

  • Policing and Public Management: Governance, Vices and Virtues book cover

    Policing and Public Management

    Governance, Vices and Virtues, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Morrell, Ben Bradford

    Policing and Public Management takes a new perspective on the challenges and problems facing the governance of police forces across the UK and the developed world. Complementing existing texts in criminology and police studies, Morrell and Bradford draw on ideas from the neighbouring fields of…

    eBook – 2018-07-17

  • A Networked Self and Human Augmentics, Artificial Intelligence, Sentience book cover

    A Networked Self and Human Augmentics, Artificial Intelligence, Sentience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zizi Papacharissi

    Every new technology invites its own sets of hopes and fears, and raises as many questions as it answers revolving around the same theme: Will technology fundamentally alter the essence of what it means to be human? This volume draws inspiration from the work of the many luminaries who approach…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    A Networked Self

  • Large Carnivore Conservation and Management: Human Dimensions book cover

    Large Carnivore Conservation and Management

    Human Dimensions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tasos Hovardas

    Large carnivores include iconic species such as bears, wolves and big cats. Their habitats are increasingly being shared with humans, and there is a growing number of examples of human-carnivore coexistence as well as conflict. Next to population dynamics of large carnivores, there are considerable…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Rohingya in South Asia: People Without a State book cover

    The Rohingya in South Asia

    People Without a State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sabyasachi Basu Ray Chaudhury, Ranabir Samaddar

    The Rohingya of Myanmar are one of the world’s most persecuted minority populations without citizenship. After the latest exodus from Myanmar in 2017, there are now more than half a million Rohingya in Bangladesh living in camps, often in conditions of abject poverty, malnutrition and without…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge India

  • Cultural Disability Studies in Education: Interdisciplinary Navigations of the Normative Divide book cover

    Cultural Disability Studies in Education

    Interdisciplinary Navigations of the Normative Divide, 1st Edition

    By David Bolt

    Over the last few decades disability studies has emerged not only as a discipline in itself but also as a catalyst for cultural disability studies and Disability Studies in Education. In this book the three areas become united in a new field that recognises education as a discourse between tutors…

    eBook – 2018-07-06
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Security Community Practices in the Western Balkans book cover

    Security Community Practices in the Western Balkans

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonja Stojanović Gajić, Filip Ejdus

    In the early 1990s, the Western Balkans were the scene of prolonged and bloody inter-ethnic wars. Numerous issues remain unresolved; Bosnia is a dysfunctional state; Kosovo a disputed territory; Macedonia a fragile republic, however, it is hard now to imagine the renewal of inter-state armed…

    eBook – 2018-07-04
    Southeast European Studies

  • Queer Families and Relationships After Marriage Equality book cover

    Queer Families and Relationships After Marriage Equality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael W. Yarbrough, Angela Jones, Joseph Nicholas DeFilippis

    After years of intense debate, same-sex marriage has become a legal reality in many countries around the globe. As same-sex marriage laws spread, Queer Families and Relationships After Marriage Equality asks: What will queer families and relationships look like on the ground? Building on a major…

    eBook – 2018-07-04
    After Marriage Equality

  • Indigenous Peoples and the State: International Perspectives on the Treaty of Waitangi book cover

    Indigenous Peoples and the State

    International Perspectives on the Treaty of Waitangi, 1st Edition

    By Mark Hickford, Carwyn Jones

    Across the globe, there are numerous examples of treaties, compacts, or other negotiated agreements that mediate relationships between Indigenous peoples and states or settler communities. Perhaps the best known of these, New Zealand’s Treaty of Waitangi is a living, and historically rich,…

    eBook – 2018-07-04
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Explaining Human Diversity: Cultures, Minds, Evolution book cover

    Explaining Human Diversity

    Cultures, Minds, Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Carles Salazar

    Why are humans so different from each other and what makes the human species so different from all other living organisms? This introductory book provides a concise and accessible account of human diversity, of its causes and the ways in which anthropologists go about trying to make sense of it.…

    eBook – 2018-07-04

  • People Changing Places: New Perspectives on Demography, Migration, Conflict, and the State book cover

    People Changing Places

    New Perspectives on Demography, Migration, Conflict, and the State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Côté, Matthew I. Mitchell, Monica Duffy Toft

    While migration and population settlement have always been an important feature of political life throughout the world, the dramatic changes in the pace, direction, and complexity of contemporary migration flows are undoubtedly unique. Despite the economic benefits often associated with global,…

    eBook – 2018-07-04

  • Histories of the Self: Personal Narratives and Historical Practice book cover

    Histories of the Self

    Personal Narratives and Historical Practice, 1st Edition

    By Penny Summerfield

    Histories of the Self interrogates historians’ work with personal narratives. It introduces students and researchers to scholarly approaches to diaries, letters, oral history and memoirs as sources that give access to intimate aspects of the past. Historians are interested as never before in how…

    eBook – 2018-07-04

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