E-books: Social Sciences

  • Revitalizing Urban Waterway Communities: Streams of Environmental Justice book cover

    Revitalizing Urban Waterway Communities

    Streams of Environmental Justice, 1st Edition

    By Richard Smardon, Sharon Moran, April Karen Baptiste

    The revitalizing and restoration of rivers, creeks and streams is a major focus of urban conservation activity throughout North America and Europe. This book presents models and examples for organizing multiple stakeholders for purposes of waterway revitalization—if not restoration—within a context…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Successful Expert Testimony book cover

    Successful Expert Testimony

    5th Edition

    By Max M. Houck, Christine Funk, Harold Feder

    A major revision of the landmark book on expert testimony Feder’s Succeeding as an Expert Witness, Successful Expert Testimony, Fifth Edition highlights the book’s value to both attorneys and expert witnesses in promoting effective, impactful courtroom testimony. The book outlines the role of…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    CRC Press

  • Digital Criminology: Crime and Justice in Digital Society book cover

    Digital Criminology

    Crime and Justice in Digital Society, 1st Edition

    By Anastasia Powell, Gregory Stratton, Robin Cameron

    The infusion of digital technology into contemporary society has had significant effects for everyday life and for everyday crimes. Digital Criminology: Crime and Justice in Digital Society is the first interdisciplinary scholarly investigation extending beyond traditional topics of cybercrime,…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge

  • Life at Home for People with a Dementia book cover

    Life at Home for People with a Dementia

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Bartlett, Tula Brannelly

    Life at Home for People with a Dementia provides an evidence-based and readable account of improving life at home for people with a dementia and their families. There are estimated to be 47 million people with a dementia worldwide, the majority of whom will live, or want to live, in their own home.…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge

  • Liberal Child Welfare Policy and its Destruction of Black Lives book cover

    Liberal Child Welfare Policy and its Destruction of Black Lives

    1st Edition

    By James G. Dwyer

    How can we end the inter-generational cycle of poverty and dysfunction in the US's urban ghettos? This ground-breaking and controversial book is the first to provide a child-centered perspective on the subject by combining a wealth of social science information with sophisticated normative…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge

  • The Politics of the Prison and the Prisoner: Zoon Politikon book cover

    The Politics of the Prison and the Prisoner

    Zoon Politikon, 1st Edition

    By Susan Easton

    In recent years there has been a resurgence of interest in the role of the prison as a source of political ideas and site of political engagement, as well as in the prisoner’s quest for citizenship. The rising number of prisoners has increased fiscal burdens, which has meant that imprisonment has…

    eBook – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • Employee Voice and Participation: Contested Past, Troubled Present, Uncertain Future book cover

    Employee Voice and Participation

    Contested Past, Troubled Present, Uncertain Future, 1st Edition

    By Jeff Hyman

    Employee participation and voice (EPV) concern power and influence. Traditionally, EPV has encompassed worker attempts to wrest control from employers through radical societal transformation or to share control through collective regulation by trade unions. This book offers a controversial…

    eBook – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • Caged Women: Incarceration, Representation, & Media book cover

    Caged Women

    Incarceration, Representation, & Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shirley A. Jackson, Laurie L. Gordy

    The Netflix series Orange is the New Black has drawn widespread attention to many of the dysfunctions of prisons and the impact prisons have on those who live and work behind the prison gates. This anthology deepens this public awareness through scholarship on the television program and by…

    eBook – 2018-06-13
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • International Disability Law: A Practical Approach to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities book cover

    International Disability Law

    A Practical Approach to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 1st Edition

    By Coomara Pyaneandee

    This book provides a concise guide to international disability law. It analyses the case law of the CRPD Committee and other international human rights treaty bodies, and provides commentaries on more than 50 leading cases. The author elaborates on the obligations of States Parties under the CRPD…

    eBook – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • A Networked Self and Love book cover

    A Networked Self and Love

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zizi Papacharissi

    We fall in love every day, with others, with ideas, with ourselves. Stories of love excite us and baffle us. This volume is about love and the networked self. It focuses on how love forms, grows, or dissolves. Chapters address how relationships of love develop, are sustained or broken up through…

    eBook – 2018-06-12
    Routledge
    A Networked Self

  • Dreaming Global Change, Doing Local Feminisms: Visions of Feminism. Global North/Global South Encounters, Conversations and Disagreements book cover

    Dreaming Global Change, Doing Local Feminisms

    Visions of Feminism. Global North/Global South Encounters, Conversations and Disagreements, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lena Martinsson, Diana Mulinari

    In a world where frontiers are militarised and classifications systems defining rights and belonging are reinforced, transnational feminist agendas are fundamental. We use the concept of ‘scholarships of hope’ to analyse the diversity of feminist struggles and imaginaries in diverse geopolitical…

    eBook – 2018-06-12
    Routledge

  • Alimentary Performances: Mimesis, Theatricality, and Cuisine book cover

    Alimentary Performances

    Mimesis, Theatricality, and Cuisine, 1st Edition

    By Kristin Hunt

    A pea soda. An apple balloon. A cotton candy picnic. A magical mole. These are just a handful of examples of mimetic cuisine, a diverse set of culinary practices in which chefs and artists treat food as a means of representation. As theatricalised fine dining and the use of food in theatrical…

    eBook – 2018-06-12
    Routledge

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