E-books: Social Sciences

  • The Green Revolution: Narratives of Politics, Technology and Gender book cover

    The Green Revolution

    Narratives of Politics, Technology and Gender, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Kilby

    This book reviews the Green Revolution, starting with its inception and development from the 1940s to the 1970s, and leading to what is commonly referred to as a second Green Revolution in the 2000s. Building on the historical assessment, it draws insights for contemporary policy debates and…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Migrant Housing: Architecture, Dwelling, Migration book cover

    Migrant Housing

    Architecture, Dwelling, Migration, 1st Edition

    By Mirjana Lozanovska

    Migrant Housing, the latest book by author Mirjana Lozanovska, examines the house as the architectural construct in the processes of migration. Housing is pivotal to any migration story, with studies showing that migrant participation in the adaptation or building of houses provides…

    eBook – 2019-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Progressive Justice in an Age of Repression: Strategies for Challenging the Rise of the Right book cover

    Progressive Justice in an Age of Repression

    Strategies for Challenging the Rise of the Right, 1st Edition

    Edited by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Elliott Currie

    Progressive Justice in an Age of Repression provides a much-needed engagement with questions of justice and reform within the current phase of global capitalism, one that is marked not only by significant social inequality, but also political bifurcation. It offers guidance on progressive…

    eBook – 2019-03-01
    Routledge

  • Literary and Non-literary Responses Towards 9/11: South Asia and Beyond book cover

    Literary and Non-literary Responses Towards 9/11

    South Asia and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nukhbah Taj Langah

    This book presents a range of analytical responses towards 9/11 through a critical review of literary, non-literary and cultural representations. The contributors examine the ways in which this event has shaped and complicated the relationship between various national and religious…

    eBook – 2019-03-01
    Routledge India

  • Ends and Means in Policing book cover

    Ends and Means in Policing

    1st Edition

    By John Kleinig

    Policing is a highly pragmatic occupation. It is designed to achieve the important social ends of peacekeeping and public safety, and is empowered to do so using means that are ordinarily seen as problematic; that is, the use of force, deception, and invasions of privacy, along with considerable…

    eBook – 2019-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Policing

  • Negotiating Marginality: Conflicts over Tribal Development in India book cover

    Negotiating Marginality

    Conflicts over Tribal Development in India, 1st Edition

    By Rajakishor Mahana

    Providing a critical ethnography of five different tribal movements fighting against the mega-industrialization projects in Odisha, India, the book presents a thick description of the confrontation of the tribals to the authoritative forces of state domination. This confrontation, a…

    eBook – 2019-03-01
    Routledge

  • Mapping Place Names of India book cover

    Mapping Place Names of India

    1st Edition

    By Anu Kapur

    This book is the first of its kind to chart the terrain of contemporary India’s many place names. It explores different ‘place connections’, investigates how places are named and renamed, and looks at the forces that are remaking the future place name map of India. Lucid and accessible, this book…

    eBook – 2019-03-01
    Routledge India

  • Olympic Aspirations: Realised and Unrealised book cover

    Olympic Aspirations

    Realised and Unrealised, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. A. Mangan, Mark Dyreson

    Olympic Aspirations: Realised and Unrealised surveys more than a century of the Olympic Movement’s promotion of Olympic ideals internationally. The idea for Olympic Aspirations emerged at the world-renowned annual Beijing Academic Forum just months after the city hosted the impressive 2008 Beijing…

    eBook – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Queering Norway book cover

    Queering Norway

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pal Bjorby, Anka Ryall

    The articles in this collection indicate the still powerful role of queer theory in questioning the political, social, cultural, institutional hegemony of heterosexuality in culture and society at large as well as in academic research institutions. Written from the perspective of the northern…

    eBook – 2019-02-28
    Routledge

  • Incarcerating Motherhood: The Enduring Harms of First Short Periods of Imprisonment on Mothers book cover

    Incarcerating Motherhood

    The Enduring Harms of First Short Periods of Imprisonment on Mothers, 1st Edition

    By Isla Masson

    Incarcerating Motherhood explores how initial short period in prisons can negatively impact mothers and their children. We have much yet to understand about the enduring harms caused by first time incarceration, especially for minimal time periods and for mothers with dependent children. With large…

    eBook – 2019-02-25
    Routledge

  • Young People's Visions and Worries for the Future of Europe: Findings from the Europe 2038 Project book cover

    Young People's Visions and Worries for the Future of Europe

    Findings from the Europe 2038 Project, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dagmar Strohmeier, Harriet R. Tenenbaum

    In a period in which the future of the European Union is subject to increased scrutiny, it is more vital than ever that the thoughts and views of younger generations are considered. Young People’s Visions and Worries for the Future of Europe: Findings from the Europe 2038 Project seeks to do…

    eBook – 2019-02-25
    Routledge

  • Motherhood, Spirituality and Culture book cover

    Motherhood, Spirituality and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Noelia Molina

    Motherhood, Spirituality and Culture explores spiritual skills that may assist women in changes, challenges and transformations undergone through the transition to motherhood. This study comprises rich, qualitative data gathered from interviews with 11 mothers. Results are analysed by constructing…

    eBook – 2019-02-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing and Midwifery

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