E-books: Social Sciences

  • Global Masculinities: Interrogations and Reconstructions book cover

    Global Masculinities

    Interrogations and Reconstructions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mangesh Kulkarni, Rimjhim Jain (Associate Editor)

    What does it mean to be male in today’s world? This volume interrogates the myriad practices and myth-making that underlie dominant and subordinate constructions of masculinities around the world. Challenging the patriarchal bias that restricts alternative understanding of masculinities, this…

    eBook – 2018-11-20
    Routledge India

  • Nature and Culture in Intimate Partner Violence: Sex, Love and Equality book cover

    Nature and Culture in Intimate Partner Violence

    Sex, Love and Equality, 1st Edition

    By Silvia Bonino

    This innovative book aims to further our understanding of violence in intimate relationships between men and women by combining research from psychology, cultural studies, and biology. The author examines why western culture often justifies and encourages primitive forms of relationships based on…

    eBook – 2018-11-16
    Routledge

  • After the Death of Nature: Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations book cover

    After the Death of Nature

    Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Worthy, Elizabeth Allison, Whitney A. Bauman

    Carolyn Merchant’s foundational 1980 book The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution established her as a pioneering researcher of human-nature relations. Her subsequent groundbreaking writing in a dozen books and over one hundred peer-reviewed articles have only fortified…

    eBook – 2018-11-09
    Routledge

  • The Corporate Tribe: Organizational lessons from anthropology book cover

    The Corporate Tribe

    Organizational lessons from anthropology, 1st Edition

    By Danielle Braun, Jitske Kramer

    No challenge is entirely new. In 60,000 years of human existence, nearly every problem we face in modern business has already been seen…and solved. We just have to figure out how to apply that age-old tribal wisdom to our current circumstances. The Corporate Tribe will take you on a journey to…

    eBook – 2018-11-09
    Routledge

  • Being Indigenous: Perspectives on Activism, Culture, Language and Identity book cover

    Being Indigenous

    Perspectives on Activism, Culture, Language and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neyooxet Greymorning

    This volume gives voice to an impressive range of Indigenous authors who share their knowledge and perspectives on issues that pertain to activism, culture, language and identity – the fabric of being Indigenous. The contributions highlight the experiences of Indigenous peoples from a variety of…

    eBook – 2018-11-08
    Routledge

  • Developmental Tasks in Adolescence book cover

    Developmental Tasks in Adolescence

    1st Edition

    By Klaus Hurrelmann, Gudrun Quenzel

    The topic of adolescent development in Europe is one which has received little academic attention in recent years. Developmental Tasks in Adolescence makes an exciting contribution to the field by applying socialisation theory to four major developmental tasks of life: Qualifying, Bonding,…

    eBook – 2018-11-08
    Routledge

  • Technology Assessment in Practice and Theory book cover

    Technology Assessment in Practice and Theory

    1st Edition

    By Armin Grunwald

    Technological advance affects almost all areas of human life. Rapid digitization, increased mobility, new biotechnologies, and nanotechnology deeply influence, amongst others, industrial production, entertainment, work, military affairs, and individual life. Besides overwhelmingly positive effects…

    eBook – 2018-11-08
    Routledge

  • The Dark Side of the Workplace: Managing Incivility book cover

    The Dark Side of the Workplace

    Managing Incivility, 1st Edition

    By Annette B. Roter

    The workplace can be a hotbed of difficulty and incivility—from rumors spread about an individual, to the agonies of stress, to physical attacks and even death. Evidence suggests that not only does incivility have significant implications for employees, organizations and society, it is also on the…

    eBook – 2018-11-06
    Routledge

  • Architecture, Democracy and Emotions: The Politics of Feeling since 1945 book cover

    Architecture, Democracy and Emotions

    The Politics of Feeling since 1945, 1st Edition

    Edited by Till Großmann, Philipp Nielsen

    After 1945 it was not just Europe’s parliamentary buildings that promised to house democracy: hotels in Turkey and Dutch shopping malls proposed new democratic attitudes and feelings. Housing programs in the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Soviet Union were designed with the aim of…

    eBook – 2018-11-06
    Routledge

  • Mapping and Politics in the Digital Age book cover

    Mapping and Politics in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pol Bargués-Pedreny, David Chandler, Elena Simon

    Throughout history, maps have been a powerful tool in the constitutive imaginary of governments seeking to define or contest the limits of their political reach. Today, new digital technologies have become central to mapping as a way of formulating alternative political visions.  Mapping can…

    eBook – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Women Leading Justice: Experiences and Insights book cover

    Women Leading Justice

    Experiences and Insights, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Gunnison, Jacqueline B. Helfgott

    The women’s movement and increasing social consciousness regarding gender disparity and discrimination has helped to make gains over the past several decades to reduce gender disparity for women in the workplace. However, gender discrimination and disparity continue to exist. Women continue to…

    eBook – 2018-11-02
    Routledge

  • Generation Z: A Century in the Making book cover

    Generation Z

    A Century in the Making, 1st Edition

    By Corey Seemiller, Meghan Grace

    No other generation in history has received as much coverage as the Millennial generation. Books, Google searches, blogs, and news articles are everywhere about them. Yet, Generation Z is comprised of our youth and young adults today and has received very little attention comparatively. Those in…

    eBook – 2018-11-02
    Routledge

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