E-books: Social Sciences

  • 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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge
    Universalizing Resistance

  • Poverty book cover

    Poverty

    1st Edition

    By Bent Greve

    Poverty has dire consequences on the ability to fulfil one’s aspirations for life. Poverty has strong implications for social cohesion and societies’ abilities to function in harmonious ways. This book presents the readers with the core concepts, latest development and knowledge about policies that…

    eBook – 2019-10-11
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Human Rights and Drug Control: A New Perspective book cover

    Human Rights and Drug Control

    A New Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Melissa L. Bone

    This book uses a human rights perspective – developed philosophically, politically and legally – to change the way in which we think about drug control issues. The prohibitionist approach towards tackling the ‘drugs problem’ is not working. The laws and mentality that see drugs as the problem and…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Sociological Theory and the Capability Approach book cover

    Sociological Theory and the Capability Approach

    1st Edition

    By Spiros Gangas

    Sociological Theory and the Capability Approach connects normative strands of sociological theory to the fusion of ethics and economics proposed by Amartya Sen’s and Martha Nussbaum’s capability approach. Spanning classical (Hegel, Marx, Durkheim, Scheler, Weber) and contemporary debates (…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • The Development of Transnational Policing: Past, Present and Future book cover

    The Development of Transnational Policing

    Past, Present and Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by John L. M. McDaniel, Karlie E. Stonard, David J. Cox

    This book draws together the insights of eminent academics and specialists to present an overview of past and present approaches to transnational policing throughout the Anglophone world. It aims to revitalize the study of transnational policing by showing that past and present…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Sexual Violence and Humiliation: A Foucauldian-Feminist Perspective book cover

    Sexual Violence and Humiliation

    A Foucauldian-Feminist Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Dianna Taylor

    This book presents humiliation as a key harm of sexual violence against women, showing that humiliation manifests within the relation of self to itself, and that Foucault’s critique of subjectivity provides resources for feminist conceptualization and countering of sexual violence and…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • The Political Sociology and Anthropology of Evil: Tricksterology book cover

    The Political Sociology and Anthropology of Evil: Tricksterology

    1st Edition

    By Agnes Horvath, Arpad Szakolczai

    This book offers a new approach to the problem of evil through an examination of the anthropological figure of the ‘trickster’. A lesser known and much more recent term than evil, the authors use the trickster to facilitate a greater understanding of the return of evil in the modern era. Instead of…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Positive Growth and Redemption in Prison: Finding Light Behind Bars and Beyond book cover

    Positive Growth and Redemption in Prison

    Finding Light Behind Bars and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Lila Kazemian

    Although the negative consequences of rising incarceration rates have been well-established, criminological research has largely neglected to document psychological, social, and behavioral changes that occur during periods of incarceration. Drawing on an original longitudinal study of long-term…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

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