E-books: Social Sciences

  • Of Colonial Bungalows and Piano Lessons: An Indian Woman's Memoirs book cover

    Of Colonial Bungalows and Piano Lessons

    An Indian Woman's Memoirs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malavika Karlekar

    Of Colonial Bungalows and Piano Lessons can be read as a metaphor — as an icon — of the encounter between cultures. The memoir is based on Monica Chanda’s recollections between about 1913 and 1927, of life in Calcutta, districts of undivided Bengal, holidays in Kashmir and in Europe. There is more…

    eBook – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • The Legacies of Matthew Shepard: Twenty Years Later book cover

    The Legacies of Matthew Shepard

    Twenty Years Later, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helis Sikk, Leisa Meyer

    This edited collection explores the deeper contexts and consequences surrounding the murder of Matthew Shepard. This young gay man was brutally beaten and left tied to a fence on a chill Wyoming night in October 1998. Found the next morning by two cyclists, he was transported to a hospital in Fort…

    eBook – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Focus on Global Gender and Sexuality

  • Romance Of A Great Writer book cover

    Romance Of A Great Writer

    1st Edition

    By D'AUVERGNE

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
    Routledge

  • Guide To Magic, Sorcery & Witchcraft book cover

    Guide To Magic, Sorcery & Witchcraft

    1st Edition

    By Sax Rohmer

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
    Routledge

  • Child Maltreatment and Psychological Distress Among Urban Homeless Youth book cover

    Child Maltreatment and Psychological Distress Among Urban Homeless Youth

    1st Edition

    By Lisa Russell

    This book describes a secondary analysis of survey data collected from a modified snowball sample of 96 homeless and runaway youth. The sample contains youth from selected street and social service sites located within a geographically defined region of Los Angeles. The analysis examines the area…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
    Routledge
    Children of Poverty

  • Restoring Harm: A Psychosocial Approach to Victims and Restorative Justice book cover

    Restoring Harm

    A Psychosocial Approach to Victims and Restorative Justice, 1st Edition

    By Daniela Bolívar

    To what extent is restorative justice able to ‘restore’ the harm suffered by victims of crimes of interpersonal violence? Restorative justice is an innovative, participatory and inclusive reaction to crime that permits victims and offenders to engage in a communication process about the…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Routledge Handbook of the Study of the Commons book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Study of the Commons

    1st Edition

    Edited by Blake Hudson, Jonathan Rosenbloom, Dan Cole

    The "commons" has come to mean many things to many people, and the term is often used inconsistently. The study of the commons has expanded dramatically since Garrett Hardin’s The Tragedy of the Commons (1968) popularized the dilemma faced by users of common pool resources. This comprehensive…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
    Routledge

  • International Migrants in China's Global City: The New Shanghailanders book cover

    International Migrants in China's Global City

    The New Shanghailanders, 1st Edition

    By James Farrer

    Long a source of migrants, China has now become a migrant destination. In 2016, government sources reported that nearly 900,000 foreigners were working in China, though international migrants remain a tiny presence at the national level. Shanghai is China’s most globalized city and has attracted a…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Activating China: Local Actors, Foreign Influence, and State Response book cover

    Activating China

    Local Actors, Foreign Influence, and State Response, 1st Edition

    By Setsuko Matsuzawa

    This book examines the effects of the transnational social and environmental advocacy of foreign NGOs in China. Based on three case studies, including China’s first participatory development project, its first successful case of transnational anti-dam activism, and its first national park project,…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
    Routledge
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • The Intersections of Whiteness book cover

    The Intersections of Whiteness

    1st Edition

    Edited by Evangelia Kindinger, Mark Schmitt

    Trumpism and the racially implied Islamophobia of the "travel ban"; Brexit and the yearning for Britain’s past imperial grandeur; Black Lives Matter; the public backlash against Merkel’s refugee policies in Germany. These seemingly national responses to the changing demographics in a multitude of…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Challenging Theory: Discipline After Deconstruction: Studies in European Cultural Transition , Volume One book cover

    Challenging Theory: Discipline After Deconstruction

    Studies in European Cultural Transition , Volume One, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Burgass

    Edited by Martin Stannard, Gerg Walker

    First published in 1999, this volume perceives that English literature in under threat as an academic discipline. In Challenging Theory, Catherine Burgass warns against the recent trend towards the conflation of literature teaching with cultural studies in British and American universities.…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Keys to Successful Immigration: Implications of the New Jersey Experience book cover

    Keys to Successful Immigration

    Implications of the New Jersey Experience, 1st Edition

    By Thomas J. Espenshade

    Published in 1997. The Urban Institute has been studying immigration for almost a decade and a half. In recent years, the Institute’s focus has widened to include immigration integration. Unlike immigration policy, which is a federal responsibility, policies regarding immigrant integration have…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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