E-books: Social Sciences

  • 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 
    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 

  • Crime and Society book cover

    Crime and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Donna Youngs

    Much of a society’s resources are devoted to dealing with, or preparing for the possibility of, crime. The dominance of concerns about crime also hint at the broader implications that offending has for many different facets of society. They suggest that rather than being an outlawed subset of…

    eBook – 2019-07-29 
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

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