E-books: Social Sciences

  • 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

  • Addressing Climate Change at the Community Level in the United States book cover

    Addressing Climate Change at the Community Level in the United States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul R. Lachapelle, Don E. Albrecht

    The concept of community, in all its diverse definitions and manifestations, provides a unique approach to learn more about how groups of individuals and organizations are addressing the challenges posed by climate change. This new volume highlights specific cases of communities developing…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Evaluation in Rural Communities book cover

    Evaluation in Rural Communities

    1st Edition

    By Allyson Kelley

    Does a program work? What is the value? How do we know? These are questions that keep evaluators up at night. Continued rural community funding, employment, health, and justice depend on our answers to these questions. For evaluators working in rural communities, the task is great, but the return…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge

  • Trusting Medicine book cover

    Trusting Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Patricia Illingworth

    Providing a fascinating overview of healthcare spending and cost-containment mechanisms in the US, this book explores the consequences of managed care for the community with particular attention paid to doctor-patient relationships. The author studies this significant…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • The Gender-Technology Relation: Contemporary Theory And Research: An Introduction book cover

    The Gender-Technology Relation

    Contemporary Theory And Research: An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosalind Gill CRICT, Brunel University; Keith Grint Templeton College, Oxford.

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Meaning of Slavery in the North book cover

    The Meaning of Slavery in the North

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin H. Blatt, David R. Roediger

    Southern cotton planters and Northern textile mill owners maintained what has been called "an unholy alliance between the lords of the lash and the lords of the loom." This collection of essays focuses on the central role of slavery in the early development of industrialization in the United States…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Labor in America

  • Race and Ethnicity in Latin America book cover

    Race and Ethnicity in Latin America

    1st Edition

    By Jorge I Dominguez

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Essays on Mexico Central South America

  • Quantitative Research Methods in Consumer Psychology: Contemporary and Data Driven Approaches book cover

    Quantitative Research Methods in Consumer Psychology

    Contemporary and Data Driven Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Hackett

    Quantitative consumer research has long been the backbone of consumer psychology producing insights with peerless validity and reliability. This new book addresses a broad range of approaches to consumer psychology research along with developments in quantitative consumer research. Experts in their…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Puberty, Sexuality and the Self: Girls and Boys at Adolescence book cover

    Puberty, Sexuality and the Self

    Girls and Boys at Adolescence, 1st Edition

    By Karin Martin

    Puberty, Sexuality and the Self considers the effects of puberty and teenage sexuality on adolescents. By analyzing interviews with 55 teenagers, Karin Martin finds that girls' self-esteem drops significantly more than boys' does at adolescence. While this finding is supported by previous studies,…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Filtered: Coffee, the Café and the 21st-Century City book cover

    Filtered

    Coffee, the Café and the 21st-Century City, 1st Edition

    By Emma Felton

    Café culture is flourishing in cities across the world. From London to Seoul, Melbourne to Shanghai and many cities in between, people are flocking to cafés. A recent phenomenon, café culture has made its reappearance only since the end of the 20th century. What is the appeal of the café for urban…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Global Women's Work: Perspectives on Gender and Work in the Global Economy book cover

    Global Women's Work

    Perspectives on Gender and Work in the Global Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beth English, Mary E. Frederickson, Olga Sanmiguel-Valderrama

    This volume considers how women are shaping the global economic landscape through their labor, activism, and multiple discourses about work. Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of international scholars, the book offers a gendered examination of work in the global economy and analyses the…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

  • Sex, Gender, and Sexuality in Sport: Queer Inquiries book cover

    Sex, Gender, and Sexuality in Sport

    Queer Inquiries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vikki Krane

    Diverse sex, gender, and sexual identities historically have been pushed to the margins in sport. While there is more visibility and inclusion for LGBTIQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer) people in sport today than in the past, there still exists bigotry and marginalization.…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

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