E-books: Social Sciences

  • (Inter)Facing Death: Life in Global Uncertainty book cover

    (Inter)Facing Death

    Life in Global Uncertainty, 1st Edition

    By Sam Han

    In modern times, death is understood to have undergone a transformation not unlike religion. Whereas in the past it was out in the open, it now resides mostly in specialized spaces of sequestration—funeral homes, hospitals and other medical facilities. A mainstay in so-called traditional societies…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Conceptualizing 'Everyday Resistance': A Transdisciplinary Approach book cover

    Conceptualizing 'Everyday Resistance'

    A Transdisciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    By Anna Johansson, Stellan Vinthagen

    Everyday resistance is about the many ways people undermine power and domination through their routine and everyday actions. Unlike open rebellions or demonstrations, it is typically hidden, not politically articulated, and often ingenious. But because of its disguised nature, it is often poorly…

    eBook – 2019-10-16

  • Connecting Museums book cover

    Connecting Museums

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark O'Neill, Glenn Hooper

    Connecting Museums explores the boundaries of museums and how external relationships are affected by internal commitments, structures and traditions. Focusing on museums’ relationship with heath, inclusion, and community, the book provides a detailed assessment of the alliances between museums and…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • How to Conduct Ethnographies of Institutions for People with Cognitive Difficulties book cover

    How to Conduct Ethnographies of Institutions for People with Cognitive Difficulties

    1st Edition

    By Kjeld Høgsbro

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the methodological, theoretical, and meta-theoretical considerations and guidelines involved in undertaking institutional ethnographic work involving people with cognitive and communicative disabilities. It presents a coherent platform for integrating…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Applied Regression Analysis: Doing, Interpreting and Reporting book cover

    Applied Regression Analysis

    Doing, Interpreting and Reporting, 1st Edition

    By Christer Thrane

    This book is an introduction to regression analysis, focusing on the practicalities of doing regression analysis on real-life data. Contrary to other textbooks on regression, this book is based on the idea that you do not necessarily need to know much about statistics and mathematics to get a firm…

    eBook – 2019-10-16

  • Human-Canine Collaboration in Care: Doing Diabetes book cover

    Human-Canine Collaboration in Care

    Doing Diabetes, 1st Edition

    By Fenella Eason

    Adopting an anthrozoological perspective to study the participation of non-human animals in regimes of care, this book examines the use of canine scent detection to alert 'hypo-unaware' individuals to symptoms of human chronic illness. Based on ethnographic research and interviews, it focuses on…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Multispecies Encounters

  • Rural Development And Migration: A Study Of Family Choices In The Philippines book cover

    Rural Development And Migration

    A Study Of Family Choices In The Philippines, 1st Edition

    By Sally E. Findley, Calvin Goldscheider

    Perhaps because I grew up on a farm in Ohio, I have long been interested in rural development. Although I fll'St became a migrant at the age of 17 when I left the farm to continue my studies in a city college, I was not aware of the relation between rural development and migration until many years…

    eBook – 2019-10-16

  • Museums and Sites of Persuasion: Politics, Memory and Human Rights book cover

    Museums and Sites of Persuasion

    Politics, Memory and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce Apsel, Amy Sodaro

    Museums and Sites of Persuasion examines the concept of museums and memory sites as locations that attempt to promote human rights, democracy and peace. Demonstrating that such sites have the potential to act as powerful spaces of persuasion or contestation, the book also shows that there are…

    eBook – 2019-10-14
    Museum Meanings

  • Media Studies: The Basics book cover

    Media Studies: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Julian McDougall, Claire Pollard

    Fully updated and revised, the second edition of Media Studies: The Basics is the ideal guide to the changing landscape of media and Media Studies. There have been seismic shifts in what constitutes (the) media in recent years with technological advances ushering in whole new categories of…

    eBook – 2019-10-14
    The Basics

  • Sharing Mobilities: Questioning Our Right to the City in the Collaborative Economy book cover

    Sharing Mobilities

    Questioning Our Right to the City in the Collaborative Economy, 1st Edition

    By Davide Arcidiacono, Mike Duggan

    This book examines contemporary urban sharing mobilities, such as shared and public forms of everyday urban mobility. Tracing the social and economic history of sharing mobilities and examining contemporary case studies of mobility sharing services, such as Car2go, BlaBlaCar, and Uber, the authors…

    eBook – 2019-10-14

  • Democracy, Diaspora, Territory: Europe and Cross-Border Politics book cover

    Democracy, Diaspora, Territory

    Europe and Cross-Border Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olga Oleinikova, Jumana Bayeh

    This volume offers a profoundly new interpretation of the impact of modern diasporas on democracy, challenging the orthodox understanding that ties these two concepts to a bounded form of territory. Considering democracy and diaspora through a deterritorialised lens, it takes the post-Euromaidan…

    eBook – 2019-10-14
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Glorious Causes: The Irrationality of Capitalism, War and Politics book cover

    Glorious Causes

    The Irrationality of Capitalism, War and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Yale R. Magrass, Charles Derber

    Drawing on historical cases of the American South before and after the Civil War, Europe – especially Germany – between the world wars, and the United States in Vietnam and its aftermath, this book takes a historical approach to explain the problems of capitalism and democratic leadership in…

    eBook – 2019-10-11
    Universalizing Resistance

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