E-books: Social Sciences

  • Imagining a Greater Justice: Criminal Violence, Punishment and Relational Justice book cover

    Imagining a Greater Justice

    Criminal Violence, Punishment and Relational Justice, 1st Edition

    By Samuel H. Pillsbury

    Even for violent crime, justice should mean more than punishment. By paying close attention to the relational harms suffered by victims, this book develops a concept of relational justice for survivors, offenders and community. Relational justice looks beyond traditional rules of legal…

    eBook – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • Applying Indigenous Research Methods: Storying with Peoples and Communities book cover

    Applying Indigenous Research Methods

    Storying with Peoples and Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sweeney Windchief, Timothy San Pedro

    Applying Indigenous Research Methods focuses on the question of "How" Indigenous Research Methodologies (IRMs) can be used and taught across Indigenous studies and education. In this collection, Indigenous scholars address the importance of IRMs in their own scholarship, while focusing…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Indigenous and Decolonizing Studies in Education

  • The Lower Limbs in Jungian Psychology: The Girl with Her Big Toe in Her Mouth book cover

    The Lower Limbs in Jungian Psychology

    The Girl with Her Big Toe in Her Mouth, 1st Edition

    By Inácio Cunha

    In The Lower Limbs in Jungian Psychology: The Girl with Her Big Toe in Her Mouth, Inácio Cunha explores the motif of lower limbs by amplifying their symbolism from a wide range of source materials, including an intriguing statuette from prehistoric Brazilian culture. Taking a Jungian perspective,…

    eBook – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Video-Reflexive Ethnography in Health Research and Healthcare Improvement: Theory and Application book cover

    Video-Reflexive Ethnography in Health Research and Healthcare Improvement

    Theory and Application, 1st Edition

    By Rick Iedema, Katherine Carroll, Aileen Collier, Su-Yin Hor, Jessica Mesman, Mary Wyer

    This innovative, practical guide introduces researchers to the use of the video reflexive ethnography in health and health services research. This methodology has enjoyed increasing popularity among researchers internationally and has been inspired by developments across a range of disciplines:…

    eBook – 2018-12-21
    CRC Press

  • Violence as Seen Through a Prism of Color book cover

    Violence as Seen Through a Prism of Color

    1st Edition

    By Letha A See

    So many parts of society target citizens of color for violence--what can be done? Violence as Seen Through a Prism of Color examines violence from a structural perspective, including violence in prisons, schools and colleges, churches, homes, and within political/corporate structures.This unique,…

    eBook – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • Theatre, Ritual and Transformation: The Senoi Temiars book cover

    Theatre, Ritual and Transformation

    The Senoi Temiars, 1st Edition

    By Sue Jennings

    Sue Jennings and her three children spent two years on a fieldwork expedition to the Senoi Temiar people of Malaysia: Theatre, Ritual and Transformation is a fascinating account of that experience. She describes how the Temiar regularly perform seances which are enacted through dreams, dance, music…

    eBook – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • Whiteucation: Privilege, Power, and Prejudice in School and Society book cover

    Whiteucation

    Privilege, Power, and Prejudice in School and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey S. Brooks, George Theoharis

    This important volume explores how racism operates in schools and society, while also unpacking larger patterns of racist ideology and white privilege as it manifests across various levels of schooling. A diverse set of contributors analyze particular contexts of white privilege, providing key…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Perspectives on Sacred Natural Sites: Culture, Governance and Conservation book cover

    Indigenous Perspectives on Sacred Natural Sites

    Culture, Governance and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Liljeblad, Bas Verschuuren

    Much previous literature on sacred natural sites has been written from a non-indigenous perspective. In contrast, this book facilitates a greater self-expression of indigenous perspectives regarding treatment of the sacred and its protection and governance in the face of threats from various forms…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • Teaching Gender and Sexuality at School: Letters to Teachers book cover

    Teaching Gender and Sexuality at School

    Letters to Teachers, 1st Edition

    By Tara Goldstein

    In a set of compelling letters to teachers, Tara Goldstein addresses a full range of issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students and families at elementary and secondary school. Goldstein talks to teachers about how they can support LGBTQ students and families by…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • Hate Crimes: New Social Movements and the Politics of Violence book cover

    Hate Crimes

    New Social Movements and the Politics of Violence, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Jenness

    Violence directed at victimized groups because of their real or imagined characteristics is as old as humankind. Why, then, have "hate crimes" only recently become recog-nized as a serious social problem, especially in the United States? This book addresses a timely set of questions about the…

    eBook – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

  • Greek Americans: Struggle and Success book cover

    Greek Americans

    Struggle and Success, 2nd Edition

    By Charles C. Moskos

    This is an engrossing account of Greek Americans--their history, strengths, conflicts, aspirations, and contributions. This is the story of immigrants, their children and grandchildren, most of whom maintain an attachment to Greek ethnic identity even as they have become one of this country's most…

    eBook – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

  • Social Mobility in Traditional Chinese Society: Community and Class book cover

    Social Mobility in Traditional Chinese Society

    Community and Class, 1st Edition

    By Yung-Teh Chow

    This authoritative volume - a large-scale empirical work comparable to Pitirim Sorokin's Social Mobility - is a penetrating and comprehensive study of social stratification and mobility in traditional Chinese society and a highly significant addition to the theoretical and factual foundations of…

    eBook – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

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