E-books: Social Sciences

  • Equity, Exclusion and Everyday Science Learning: The Experiences of Minoritised Groups book cover

    Equity, Exclusion and Everyday Science Learning

    The Experiences of Minoritised Groups, 1st Edition

    By Emily Dawson

    Equity, Exclusion and Everyday Science Learning explores how some people are excluded from science education and communication. Taking the role of science in society as a starting point, it critically examines the concept of equity in science learning and develops a framework to support inclusive…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Julian Abele: Architect and the Beaux Arts book cover

    Julian Abele

    Architect and the Beaux Arts, 1st Edition

    By Dreck Spurlock Wilson

    Julian Abele, Architect and the Beaux Arts uncovers the life of one of the first beaux arts trained African American architects. Overcoming racial segregation at the beginning of the twentieth century, Abele received his architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania in…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    Routledge
    Minorities in Architecture

  • Energy Transitions and Social Psychology: A Sociotechnical Perspective book cover

    Energy Transitions and Social Psychology

    A Sociotechnical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Paul Upham, Paula Bögel, Katinka Johansen

    This book explains how social psychological concepts can be closely integrated with sociotechnical perspectives of energy transitions. It shows the value of actor-centred analysis that acknowledges the role of individual-level processes within their wider contexts of energy supply and use. In this…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • Youth Civic and Political Engagement book cover

    Youth Civic and Political Engagement

    1st Edition

    By Martyn Barrett, Dimitra Pachi

    What exactly is civic and political participation? What factors influence young people’s participation? How can we encourage youth to actively participate in their own democracies? Youth Civic and Political Engagement takes a multidisciplinary approach to answering these key questions,…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Police Powers and Citizens’ Rights: Discretionary Decision-Making in Police Detention book cover

    Police Powers and Citizens’ Rights

    Discretionary Decision-Making in Police Detention, 1st Edition

    By Layla Skinns

    Police detention is the place where suspects are taken whilst their case is investigated and a case disposal decision is reached. It is also a largely hidden, but vital, part of police work and an under-explored aspect of police studies. This book provides a much-needed comparative perspective on…

    eBook – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Neoliberalism and the Media book cover

    Neoliberalism and the Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marian Meyers

    This book examines the multiple ways that popular media mainstream and reinforce neoliberal ideology, exposing how they promote neoliberalism’s underlying ideas, values and beliefs so as to naturalize inequality, undercut democracy and contribute to the collapse of social notions of community and…

    eBook – 2019-01-31
    Routledge

  • Emotions in Late Modernity book cover

    Emotions in Late Modernity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Patulny, Alberto Bellocchi, Rebecca E. Olson, Sukhmani Khorana, Jordan McKenzie, Michelle Peterie

    This international collection discusses how the individualised, reflexive, late modern era has changed the way we experience and act on our emotions. Divided into four sections that include studies ranging across multiple continents and centuries, Emotions in Late Modernity does the following:…

    eBook – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Greening Affordable Housing: An Interactive Approach book cover

    Greening Affordable Housing

    An Interactive Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abdullateef Olanrewaju, Zalina Shari, Zhonghua Gou

    Books on green building theories, principles and strategies applicable to life cycles of all kinds of buildings and building types are already widely available. However, those specifically on greening affordable housing that guide various housing stakeholders at different life cycles are still very…

    eBook – 2019-01-30
    CRC Press

  • Loneliness: A Social Problem book cover

    Loneliness

    A Social Problem, 1st Edition

    By Keming Yang

    In recent years its medical implications have brought loneliness to the centre of attention of mass media, government agents, and the general public. However, as this volume demonstrates, loneliness is not merely a psychological, individual, or health issue. In multiple ways, it is a serious social…

    eBook – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Emotions, Protest, Democracy: Collective Identities in Contemporary Spain book cover

    Emotions, Protest, Democracy

    Collective Identities in Contemporary Spain, 1st Edition

    By Emmy Eklundh

    With the rise of both populist parties and social movements in Europe, the role of emotions in politics has once again become key to political debates, and particularly in the Spanish case. Since 2011, the Spanish political landscape has been redrawn. What started as the Indignados movement has now…

    eBook – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations: A Multilevel Perspective book cover

    Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations

    A Multilevel Perspective, 4th Edition

    By George B. Cunningham

    Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations: A Multilevel Perspective is a comprehensive introduction to the ways in which people differ—including race, gender, age, mental and physical ability, appearance, religion, sexual orientation, and social class—and the importance of these…

    eBook – 2019-01-30
    Routledge

  • Radical Utopianism and Cultural Studies: On Refusing to be Realistic book cover

    Radical Utopianism and Cultural Studies

    On Refusing to be Realistic, 1st Edition

    By John Storey

    In Radical Utopianism and Cultural Studies, John Storey looks at the concept of utopianism from a cultural studies perspective and argues that radical utopianism can awaken the political promise of cultural studies. Between the Preface and the Postscript, there are seven chapters that…

    eBook – 2019-01-25
    Routledge

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