E-books: Social Sciences

  • Fascism Old and New: American Politics at the Crossroads book cover

    Fascism Old and New

    American Politics at the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By Carl Boggs

    Deep historical trends suggest the United States could be moving toward a distinctly novel form of fascism, embracing elements of the historical phenomenon as it appeared in such countries as Italy, Germany, Japan, and Spain while departing in significant ways. A twenty-first century fascism would…

    eBook – 2018-06-12
    Routledge

  • Chemical Analysis of Firearms, Ammunition, and Gunshot Residue book cover

    Chemical Analysis of Firearms, Ammunition, and Gunshot Residue

    2nd Edition

    By James Smyth Wallace

    Chemical Analysis of Firearms, Ammunition, and Gunshot Residue, Second Edition continues in the tradition of the popular first edition, filling the void in forensic texts on the subject. While most books on firearms focus solely on the physical aspects of firearms, this book addresses forensic…

    eBook – 2018-06-04
    CRC Press
    International Forensic Science and Investigation

  • Mimesis and Alterity: A Particular History of the Senses book cover

    Mimesis and Alterity

    A Particular History of the Senses, 1st Edition

    By Michael Taussig

    In this ambitious and accomplished work, Taussig explores the complex and interwoven concepts of mimesis, the practice of imitation, and alterity, the opposition of Self and Other. The book moves from the nineteenth-century invention of mimetically capacious machines, such as the camera, to the…

    eBook – 2018-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Classic Texts in Anthropology

  • Arendt, Agamben and the Issue of Hyper-Legality: In Between the Prisoner-Stateless Nexus book cover

    Arendt, Agamben and the Issue of Hyper-Legality

    In Between the Prisoner-Stateless Nexus, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen R. Arnold

    In the Origins of Totalitarianism, Hannah Arendt famously argued that the stateless were so rightless, that it was better to be a criminal who at least had some rights and protections. In this book, Kathleen R. Arnold examines Arendt’s comparison in the context of post-1996 U.S. criminal and…

    eBook – 2018-05-25
    Routledge

  • Black Spaces: African Diaspora in Italy book cover

    Black Spaces

    African Diaspora in Italy, 1st Edition

    By Heather Merrill

    Black Spaces examines how space and place are racialized, and the impacts on everyday experiences among African Italians, immigrants, and refugees. It explores the deeply intertwined histories of Africa and Europe, and how people of African descent negotiate, contest, and live with anti-blackness…

    eBook – 2018-05-25
    Routledge
    Twenty-First Century INTERVENTIONS

  • A Networked Self and Platforms, Stories, Connections book cover

    A Networked Self and Platforms, Stories, Connections

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zizi Papacharissi

    We tell stories about who we are. Through telling these stories, we connect with others and affirm our own sense of self. Spaces, be they online or offline; private or public; physical, augmented or virtual; or of a hybrid nature, present the performative realms upon which our stories unfold. This…

    eBook – 2018-05-24
    Routledge
    A Networked Self

  • Systems Leadership: Creating Positive Organisations book cover

    Systems Leadership

    Creating Positive Organisations, 2nd Edition

    By Ian Macdonald, Catherine Burke, Karl Stewart

    The new edition of this influential and bestselling book is concerned with how people come together to achieve a productive purpose. Survival and success in business and social terms have always depended upon our ability to form and sustain social organisations. People have a deep need to be…

    eBook – 2018-05-24
    Routledge

  • International Humanitarian NGOs and State Relations: Politics, Principles and Identity book cover

    International Humanitarian NGOs and State Relations

    Politics, Principles and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Andrew J. Cunningham

    International Humanitarian NGOs and State Relations: Politics, Principles and Identity examines the often discordant relationship between states and international non-governmental organisations working in the humanitarian sector. INGOs aiming to provide assistance to populations suffering from the…

    eBook – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Communication in International Development: Doing Good or Looking Good? book cover

    Communication in International Development

    Doing Good or Looking Good?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Florencia Enghel, Jessica Noske-Turner

    International development stakeholders harness communication with two broad purposes: to do good, via communication for development and media assistance, and to communicate do-gooding, via public relations and information. This book unpacks various ways in which different efforts to do good are…

    eBook – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Transgressing Feminist Theory and Discourse: Advancing Conversations across Disciplines book cover

    Transgressing Feminist Theory and Discourse

    Advancing Conversations across Disciplines, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer C. Dunn, Jimmie Manning

    Despite decades of activism, resistance, and education, both feminists and gender rebels continue to experience personal, political, institutional, and cultural resistance to rights, recognition, and respect. In the face of these inequalities and disparities, Transgressing Feminist Theory and…

    eBook – 2018-05-23
    Routledge

  • The Warrior and the Pacifist: Competing Motifs in Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam book cover

    The Warrior and the Pacifist

    Competing Motifs in Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lester R. Kurtz

    This book looks at two contradictory ethical motifs—the warrior and the pacifist—across four major faith traditions—Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—and their role in shaping our understanding of violence and the morality of its use. The Warrior and the Pacifist explores how these faith…

    eBook – 2018-05-23
    Routledge

  • The Archaeology of Art: Materials, Practices, Affects book cover

    The Archaeology of Art

    Materials, Practices, Affects, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Meirion Jones, Andrew Cochrane

    How can archaeologists interpret ancient art and images if they do not treat them as symbols or signifiers of identity? Traditional approaches to the archaeology of art have borrowed from the history of art and the anthropology of art by focusing on iconography, meaning, communication and…

    eBook – 2018-05-20
    Routledge
    Themes in Archaeology Series

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