E-books: Social Sciences

  • 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

  • Flood Risk Management: Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy and Communities book cover

    Flood Risk Management

    Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy and Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell, Matilda Becker

    Our changing climate and more extreme weather events have dramatically increased the number and severity of floods across the world. Demonstrating the diversity of global flood risk management (FRM), this volume covers a range of topics including planning and policy, risk governance and…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Children's Book Prizes: An Evaluation and History of Major Awards for Children's Books in the English-Speaking world. book cover

    Children's Book Prizes

    An Evaluation and History of Major Awards for Children's Books in the English-Speaking world., 1st Edition

    By Ruth Allen

    First published in 1998, this book is the first comprehensive survey of the awards made to children’s books in the English-speaking world. The Volume covers nearly forty different prizes including well-known and established ones such as the Newbury Award, prizes instigated by the…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Childhood Abused: Protecting Children Against Torture, Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment and Punishment book cover

    Childhood Abused

    Protecting Children Against Torture, Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment and Punishment, 1st Edition

    By Geraldine Van Bueren

    First published in 1998, this book seeks to consider the application of international human rights standards to situations where children are at risk of torture and other forms of ill-treatment. Each of the contributors authoritatively examines torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment and…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Children Going Home: The Re-unification of Families book cover

    Children Going Home

    The Re-unification of Families, 1st Edition

    By Roger Bullock, Daniel Gooch, Michael Little

    First published in 1998, this Darlington child care study looks at the return experiences of children looked after by local authorities. It shows that although the great majority of children go back to their families and home communities, little is known about the process. How can professionals and…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Childhood and Trauma: Separation, Abuse, War book cover

    Childhood and Trauma

    Separation, Abuse, War, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabeth Ullmann, Werner Hilweg

    First published 1999, this book attempts to answer these questions and takes a broad approach to the subject of "Childhood and Trauma". It examines in detail separation, sexual abuse and war, all of which are particularly traumatizing to children, and how they are dealt with in different cultures.…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Economic Analyses of Financial Crises book cover

    Economic Analyses of Financial Crises

    1st Edition

    By Amnon Levy-Livermore

    Published in 1995, this set of 13 essays on the causes and implications of financial problems in three different economic organizations - corporate, semi-co-operative and non-co-operative farming communities and sovereign states. Areas covered include insolvency and bankruptcy, and…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Americans on Shakespeare, 1776-1914 book cover

    Americans on Shakespeare, 1776-1914

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Rawlings

    Published in 1999. Shakespeare is ‘the great author of America’ declared James Fenimore Cooper in 1828. The ambiguous resonance of this claim is fully borne out in this collection of writings on Shakespeare by over forty prominent Americans, spanning the period between the War of independence and…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sick From Work: The Body in Employment book cover

    Sick From Work

    The Body in Employment, 1st Edition

    By Paul Bellaby

    First published in 1999, this aims to shift the balance from current concerns about individual behaviour and its health effects to an understanding of the social factors that shape both circumstances and behaviour conducive to health. Its focus is the fact that organized work in paid employment is…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Work in Higher Education: Demise or Development? book cover

    Social Work in Higher Education

    Demise or Development?, 1st Edition

    By Karen Lyons

    First published in 1999, in the light of recent moves towards deprofessionalisation and instrumentalism, Karen Lyons has conducted extensive research into the challenges facing social work training as a higher education discipline. Here, these challenges are located in a discussion of wider changes…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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