E-books: Social Sciences

  • ISIS: Ideology, Symbolics, and Counter Narratives book cover

    ISIS

    Ideology, Symbolics, and Counter Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Masood Ashraf Raja

    Relying on a thorough understanding of the role of ideology, discourse, and framing, this volume discusses ISIS as an Islamist ideological organization, and examines its philosophical scaffolding within the material conditions produced by neoliberal capital. As Raja asserts, it is this nexus of…

    eBook – 2019-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Queer Community: Identities, Intimacies, and Ideology book cover

    Queer Community

    Identities, Intimacies, and Ideology, 1st Edition

    By Neal Carnes

    The context for this work is defined by a second wave of social and political activity contextualized by queer. For example, three, self-identified black, queer women started the Black Lives Matter movement. For a new generation, the first-wave reclamation of queer speaks to their position in a…

    eBook – 2019-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Fisher�s Techniques of Crime Scene Investigation First International Edition book cover

    Fisher�s Techniques of Crime Scene Investigation First International Edition

    1st Edition

    By William J. Tilstone, Michael L. Hastrup, Camilla Hald

    Barry Fisher�s Techniques of Crime Scene Investigation has long been considered the "bible" of the crime-solving profession, drawing from the author�s 40-year career in forensic science, including his time spent as the crime laboratory director for the Los Angeles County Sheriff�s Department. Now…

    eBook – 2019-02-13
    Auerbach Publications

  • Comparative Criminal Justice book cover

    Comparative Criminal Justice

    4th Edition

    By Francis Pakes

    This book offers a scholarly introduction to comparative criminal justice. It examines and reflects on the ways different countries and jurisdictions deal with the main stages in the criminal justice process, from policing, to systems of trial, to sentencing, and punishment. This popular bestseller…

    eBook – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • Managing the global health response to epidemics: Social science perspectives book cover

    Managing the global health response to epidemics

    Social science perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mathilde Bourrier, Nathalie Brender, Claudine Burton-Jeangros

    Recent epidemics have prompted large-scale international interventions, aimed at mitigating the spread of disease in a globalized world. During a crisis, however, global health actions – including planning and organizing, communicating about risk, and cost–benefit evaluations – aren’t usually part…

    eBook – 2019-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Participatory Action Research: Theory and Methods for Engaged Inquiry book cover

    Participatory Action Research

    Theory and Methods for Engaged Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jacques M. Chevalier, Daniel J. Buckles

    Fully revised and updated, this second edition of Participatory Action Research (PAR) provides new theoretical insights and many robust tools that will guide researchers, professionals and students from all disciplines through the process of conducting action research ‘with’ people rather than ‘for…

    eBook – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • Rebuilding Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design: Strengthening the Links with Crime Science book cover

    Rebuilding Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

    Strengthening the Links with Crime Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Armitage, Paul Ekblom

    Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is a practice-oriented approach to reduce the risk of offences such as burglary and fear of crime by modifying the built environment. In recent years, this approach has been criticised for duplicating terminology and for failing to integrate…

    eBook – 2019-02-11
    Routledge
    Crime Science Series

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Islamophobia book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Islamophobia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Zempi, Imran Awan

    Islamophobic hate crimes have increased significantly following the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and 7/7. More recently, the rhetoric surrounding Trump’s election and presidency, Brexit, the rise of far-right groups and ISIS-inspired terrorist attacks worldwide have promoted a climate where…

    eBook – 2019-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Politics of Political Science: Re-Writing Latin American Experiences book cover

    The Politics of Political Science

    Re-Writing Latin American Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Paulo Ravecca

    In this thought-provoking book, Paulo Ravecca presents a series of interlocking studies on the politics of political science in the Americas. Focusing mainly on the cases of Chile and Uruguay, Ravecca employs different strands of critical theory to challenge the mainstream narrative about the…

    eBook – 2019-02-11
    Routledge

  • Legal Guide for Police: Constitutional Issues book cover

    Legal Guide for Police

    Constitutional Issues, 11th Edition

    By Jeffery T. Walker, Craig Hemmens

    Legal Guide for Police: Constitutional Issues, 11th Edition, is a valuable tool for criminal justice students and law enforcement professionals, bringing them up-to-date with developments in the law of arrest, search and seizure, police authority to detain, questioning suspects and pretrial…

    eBook – 2019-02-11
    Routledge

  • Migration in Performance: Crossing the Colonial Present book cover

    Migration in Performance

    Crossing the Colonial Present, 1st Edition

    By Caleb Johnston, Geraldine Pratt

    This book follows the travels of Nanay, a testimonial theatre play developed from research with migrant domestic workers in Canada, as it was recreated and restaged in different places around the globe. This work examines how Canadian migration policy is embedded across and within histories of…

    eBook – 2019-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Play and the Artist’s Creative Process: The Work of Philip Guston and Eduardo Paolozzi book cover

    Play and the Artist’s Creative Process

    The Work of Philip Guston and Eduardo Paolozzi, 1st Edition

    By Elly Thomas

    Play and the Artist’s Creative Process explores a continuity between childhood play and adult creativity. The volume examines how an understanding of play can shed new light on processes that recur in the work of Philip Guston and Eduardo Paolozzi. Both artists’ distinctive engagement with popular…

    eBook – 2019-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

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