E-books: Social Sciences

  • The Culture of Ships and Maritime Narratives book cover

    The Culture of Ships and Maritime Narratives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chryssanthi Papadopoulou

    The ship transcends the descriptive categories of place, vehicle and artefact; it is a cosmos, which requires its own cosmology. This is the subject matter of this volume, which falls within the broader, flourishing sub-field of maritime anthropology. Specifically, the volume first investigates the…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

  • Urban Social Sustainability: Theory, Policy and Practice book cover

    Urban Social Sustainability

    Theory, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by M. Reza Shirazi, Ramin Keivani

    This ground breaking volume raises radical critiques and proposes innovative solutions for social sustainability in the built environment. Urban Social Sustainability provides an in-depth insight into the discourse and argues that every urban intervention has a social sustainability…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • On Record: Files and Dossiers in American Life book cover

    On Record

    Files and Dossiers in American Life, 1st Edition

    By Stanton Wheeler

    On Record provides descriptive accounts of record-keeping in a variety of important organizations: schools and universities; consumer credit agencies, general business organizations, and life insurance companies; military and security agencies; the Census Bureau and the Social Security…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Women Choosing Silence: Relationality and Transformation in Spiritual Practice book cover

    Women Choosing Silence

    Relationality and Transformation in Spiritual Practice, 1st Edition

    By Alison Woolley

    Silence is long-established as a spiritual discipline amongst people of faith. However, its examination tends to focus on depictions within texts emerging from religious life and the development of its practices. Latterly, feminist theologians have also highlighted the silencing of women within…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • Relating Humanities and Social Thought book cover

    Relating Humanities and Social Thought

    1st Edition

    By Abraham Edel

    In the current atmosphere of controversy about modes of interpreting literature, historical influences in science, and subtle ideologies in social theory, Abraham Edel confronts the institutionalized separation of the humanities and the sciences, the segregation of disciplines through structures…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • On Art, Labor, and Religion book cover

    On Art, Labor, and Religion

    1st Edition

    By Ellen Starr

    Chicago was a tumultuous and exciting city in 1889. Immigration, industrialization, urbanization, and politics created a vortex of social change. This lively chaos called out for both celebration and reform, and two women, Ellen Gates Starr and Jane Addams, responded to this challenge by founding…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Milestones and Millstones: Social Science at the National Science Foundation, 1945-1991 book cover

    Milestones and Millstones

    Social Science at the National Science Foundation, 1945-1991, 1st Edition

    By Otto N. Larsen

    From the 1960s onwards, the clothing industry in the Netherlands and elsewhere in the European Union, experienced a deep crisis. Numerous went bankrupt and, even more so, workers lost their jobs. Imports from low wage countries started providing the bulk of retailers' collections.…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Organized Miracles: Study of a Contemporary Youth Communal Fundamentalist Organization book cover

    Organized Miracles

    Study of a Contemporary Youth Communal Fundamentalist Organization, 1st Edition

    By James T. Richardson

    "Excellent study which moves back and forth between theory and empirical observations. It looks at religious groups from several different theoretical positions as well as raises a number of significant issues about the conduct of eld research."--Russell R. Dynes, American Sociological Association…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Objectivity and the Silence of Reason: Weber, Habermas and the Methodological Disputes in German Sociology book cover

    Objectivity and the Silence of Reason

    Weber, Habermas and the Methodological Disputes in German Sociology, 1st Edition

    By George McCarthy

    Issues important to the philosophy of social science are widely discussed in the American academy today. Some social scientists resist the very idea of a debate on general issues. They continue to focus on behaviorist and positivist criteria, and the concepts, methods, and theories appropriate to a…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Mediation, Information, and Communication book cover

    Mediation, Information, and Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brent D. Ruben

    This third volume of Information and Behavior shows broad continuities with previous volumes in this series, but it also represents an important evolution. In emphasizing theoretical advances in mediation, information, and communication processes, this volume has unifying themes at the cutting edge…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Music in American Society book cover

    Music in American Society

    1st Edition

    By George McCue

    This book is the literary legacy of a national music festival in St. Louis, organized to identify as clearly as possible the specifically native character of music originating in the United States of America. The festival—the Bicentennial Horizons of American Music and the Performing Arts (B.H.A.M.…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • From Birth to Sixteen: Children's Health, Social, Emotional and Linguistic Development book cover

    From Birth to Sixteen

    Children's Health, Social, Emotional and Linguistic Development, 2nd Edition

    By Helen Cowie

    This new edition of From Birth to Sixteen outlines children’s physical, social, emotional and cognitive development from infancy through to adolescence. In both its practical application of research and its contribution to the assessment of child development, this text provides essential reading…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

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