E-books: Social Sciences

  • Class Structure in Europe: New Findings from East-West Comparisons of Social Structure and Mobility: New Findings from East-West Comparisons of Social Structure and Mobility book cover

    Class Structure in Europe: New Findings from East-West Comparisons of Social Structure and Mobility

    New Findings from East-West Comparisons of Social Structure and Mobility, 1st Edition

    By Max Haller

    Is there a typical European class structure? Have power patterns left any imprint in the European societies of today? Has the experience of socialist revolution in Eastern Europe created a distinctive social-structural pattern in that part of the continent? These are only a few of the questions…

    eBook – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Our Families, Our Values: Snapshots of Queer Kinship book cover

    Our Families, Our Values

    Snapshots of Queer Kinship, 1st Edition

    By Robert Goss, Amy Adams Squire Strongheart

    Our Families, Our Values challenges both the gay community and American society to examine carefully the meaning of family values and the nature of social institutions such as marriage and the family. It asks you provoking, even disturbing, questions such as: “Is it prudent for members of the…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • The Multicultural Imagination:

    The Multicultural Imagination

    "Race", Color, and the Unconscious, 1st Edition

    By Michael Vannoy Adams

    The Multicultural Imagination is a challenging inquiry into the complex interrelationship between our ideas about race and color and the unconscious. Michael Vannoy Adams takes a fresh look at the contributions of psychoanalysis to a question which affects every individual who tries to establish an…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Islamophobic Hate Crime: A Student Textbook book cover

    Islamophobic Hate Crime

    A Student Textbook, 1st Edition

    By Imran Awan, Irene Zempi

    In recent years, there has been a sharp increase in anti-Muslim attacks. What is driving the proliferation of these hate crimes? Why are Muslims being demonised? Building on current research and drawing upon real-life examples and case studies, this book provides an accessible introduction to…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Black Males and the Criminal Justice System book cover

    Black Males and the Criminal Justice System

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jason M. Williams, Steven Kniffley

    Relying on a multidisciplinary framework of inquiry and critical perspective, this edited volume addresses the unique experiences of Black males within various stages of contact in the criminal justice system. It provides a comprehensive overview of the administration of justice, mental and…

    eBook – 2019-07-15
    Routledge

  • Justice Alternatives book cover

    Justice Alternatives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Carlen, Leandro Ayres França

    Justice is one of the most debated and reinterpreted of concepts within the fields of law, criminology and criminal justice. Bringing together 35 leading thinkers, analysts and campaigners from around the world, this collection presents a range of on-going struggles for justice from …

    eBook – 2019-07-11
    Routledge

  • Walking Methods: Research on the Move book cover

    Walking Methods

    Research on the Move, 1st Edition

    By Maggie O'Neill, Brian Roberts

    This book introduces and critically explores walking as an innovative method for doing social research, showing how its sensate and kinaesthetic attributes facilitate connections with lived experiences, journeys and memories, communities and identities. The book situates walking methods…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge

  • Foundations of Environmental and Occupational Neurotoxicology book cover

    Foundations of Environmental and Occupational Neurotoxicology

    1st Edition

    By Jose A. Valciukas

    Dr. Jose A. Valciukas, in Foundations of Environmental and Occupational Neurotoxicology, has written a thorough, lively, and educational study on toxic substances and their effects. Written in a manner that is accessible to both professionals and non-professionals, Dr. Valciukas explains how health…

    eBook – 2019-07-09
    Routledge

  • American Utopia: Literature, Society, and the Human Use of Human Beings book cover

    American Utopia

    Literature, Society, and the Human Use of Human Beings, 1st Edition

    By Peter Swirski

    From Black Tuesday to the White House, from Plato to Robert Nozick, from Eugene Debs to Richard Nixon, from Peter Cornelis Plockhoy to the hippie communes of the Sixties, from universal basic income to utopian basic income, from proverbial wisdom to multilevel selection, from Big Data to…

    eBook – 2019-07-08
    Routledge

  • Refugees, Migration and Global Governance: Negotiating the Global Compacts book cover

    Refugees, Migration and Global Governance

    Negotiating the Global Compacts, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth G. Ferris, Katharine M. Donato

    As debates about migrants and refugees reverberate around the world, this book offers an important first-hand account of how migration is being approached at the highest levels of international governance. Whereas refugees have long been protected by international law, migrants have been treated…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • The Violence of Neoliberalism: Crime, Harm and Inequality book cover

    The Violence of Neoliberalism

    Crime, Harm and Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Victoria E. Collins, Dawn L. Rothe

    This book examines the impact of neoliberalism on society, bringing to the forefront a discussion of violence and harm, the inherent inequalities of neoliberalism and the ways in which our everyday lives in the Global North reproduce and facilitate this violence and harm.Drawing on a range of…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • On Privilege, Fraudulence, and Teaching As Learning: Selected Essays 1981--2019 book cover

    On Privilege, Fraudulence, and Teaching As Learning

    Selected Essays 1981--2019, 1st Edition

    By Peggy McIntosh

    From one of the world’s leading voices on white privilege and anti-racism work comes this collection of essays on complexities of privilege and power. Each of the four parts illustrates Peggy McIntosh’s practice of combining personal and systemic understandings to focus on power in unusual…

    eBook – 2019-07-04
    Routledge

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