E-books: Social Sciences

  • Disability and Shopping: Customers, Markets and the State book cover

    Disability and Shopping

    Customers, Markets and the State, 1st Edition

    By Ieva Eskytė

    Disability and Shopping:Customers, Markets and the State provides an examination of the diverse experiences and perspectives of disabled customers, industry and civil society. It discusses how the interaction between the three stakeholders should be shaped at aiming to decrease inequality and…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Secondary Qualitative Data Analysis in the Health and Social Sciences book cover

    Secondary Qualitative Data Analysis in the Health and Social Sciences

    1st Edition

    By Cheryl Tatano Beck

    Despite a long history in quantitative research, it is only recently that enthusiasm for secondary analysis of qualitative data has gained momentum across health and social science disciplines. Given that researchers have long known the inordinate amount of time and energy invested in conducting…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge

  • Rethinking the Environment for the Anthropocene: Political Theory and Socionatural Relations in the New Geological Epoch book cover

    Rethinking the Environment for the Anthropocene

    Political Theory and Socionatural Relations in the New Geological Epoch, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manuel Arias-Maldonado, Zev Trachtenberg

    This book brings together the most current thinking about the Anthropocene in the field of Environmental Political Theory ('EPT'). It displays the distinctive contribution EPT makes to the task of thinking through what 'the environment' means in this time of pervasive human influence over natural…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge

  • Organizing for Collective Action: The Political Economies of Associations book cover

    Organizing for Collective Action

    The Political Economies of Associations, 1st Edition

    By David Knoke

    Organizing for Collective Action investigates the political and economic behaviors of national associations, including trade associations, professional societies, labor unions, and public interest groups. It focuses upon the ways that these organizations acquire resources and allocate them to…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge

  • Revival: The Family (1931) book cover

    Revival: The Family (1931)

    1st Edition

    By Franz Carl Muller-Lyer

    This book is a sociological study of the institution of marriage in all its possible forms and a discussion of family and of kinship. What were marriage and the family in the "dim red dawn of man"? How have they changed and evolved? What is their probable future? This clear and comprehensive book,…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Youth Sport, Migration and Culture: Two Football Teams and the Changing Face of Ireland book cover

    Youth Sport, Migration and Culture

    Two Football Teams and the Changing Face of Ireland, 1st Edition

    By Max Mauro

    How do migrant youth negotiate their role in society through sport and leisure practices? How can political theory and qualitative critical research work together to make sense of these processes? These are among the questions that led to a long-term investigation of young males’ sport practices in…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure

  • Discourses of Identity in Liminal Places and Spaces book cover

    Discourses of Identity in Liminal Places and Spaces

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roberta Piazza

    This collection highlights the interplay between language and liminal places and spaces in building distinct narratives of selfhood. The book uses an interdisciplinary approach to examine linguistic and social phenomena in places shaped by displacement and social inequality. The book also …

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Incapacity and Theatricality: Politics and Aesthetics in Theatre Involving Actors with Intellectual Disabilities book cover

    Incapacity and Theatricality

    Politics and Aesthetics in Theatre Involving Actors with Intellectual Disabilities, 1st Edition

    By Tony McCaffrey

    Incapacity and Theatricality acknowledges the distinctive contribution to contemporary theatrical performance made by actors with intellectual disabilities. It presents a close examination of certain key theatrical performances across a variety of different media, including John Cassavetes’ 1963…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Transitional and Transformative Justice: Critical and International Perspectives book cover

    Transitional and Transformative Justice

    Critical and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Evans

    This book engages the limits of transitional justice and, more speci

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Ethnographic Inquiry and Lived Experience: An Epistemological Critique book cover

    Ethnographic Inquiry and Lived Experience

    An Epistemological Critique, 1st Edition

    By Wing-Chung Ho

    Ho addresses two fundamental theoretical questions about how best to practice ethnographic inquiries to obtain qualitative, experience-near, and shareable accounts of human living. The first question is regarding the epistemology of ethnography. Ho posits that writing is epistemologically…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Affective Societies: Key Concepts book cover

    Affective Societies

    Key Concepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Slaby, Christian von Scheve

    Affect and emotion have come to dominate discourse on social and political life in the mobile and networked societies of the early 21st century. This volume introduces a unique collection of essential concepts for theorizing and empirically investigating societies as Affective Societies. The…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • The 'Social' as Metaphor and the Case of Cooperatives: A Critique of Economic Individualism book cover

    The 'Social' as Metaphor and the Case of Cooperatives

    A Critique of Economic Individualism, 1st Edition

    By Marie L. Pellegrin-Rescia

    Drawing on Polanyi, Austin and Lacan, Marie Pellegrin-Rescia and Yair Levi offer a powerful critique of the language and categories of thought that dominate the contemporary intellectual and political landscape. The general tendency to dichotomize concepts such as left and right, social and…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge

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