Taylor & Francis India: Development Studies, Environment, Social Work, Urban Studies

  • The Diaspora Strikes Back: Caribeño Tales of Learning and Turning book cover

    The Diaspora Strikes Back

    Caribeño Tales of Learning and Turning, 1st Edition

    By Juan Flores

    In The Diaspora Strikes Back the eminent ethnic and cultural studies scholar Juan Flores flips the process on its head: what happens to the home country when it is being constantly fed by emigrants returning from abroad? He looks at how 'Nuyoricans' (Puerto Rican New Yorkers) have transformed the…

    Paperback – 2008-08-07
    Routledge
    Cultural Spaces

  • GIS and Spatial Analysis for the Social Sciences: Coding, Mapping, and Modeling book cover

    GIS and Spatial Analysis for the Social Sciences

    Coding, Mapping, and Modeling, 1st Edition

    By Robert Nash Parker, Emily K. Asencio

    This is the first book to provide sociologists, criminologists, political scientists, and other social scientists with the methodological logic and techniques for doing spatial analysis in their chosen fields of inquiry.  The book contains a wealth of examples as to why…

    Paperback – 2008-07-10
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Passing Your Weak Subjects: You are much better than you think! book cover

    Passing Your Weak Subjects

    You are much better than you think!, 1st Edition

    By Richard Palmer

    Do you have a weak subject you just have to pass? Ideal for students of any subject, this highly accessible and practical study guide gives you quick and easy strategies to help you make decisive progress in the subjects you find difficult or uninteresting, leaving you free to concentrate on the…

    Paperback – 2008-06-20
    Routledge

  • Introducing Social Policy book cover

    Introducing Social Policy

    2nd Edition

    By Cliff Alcock, Guy Daly, Edwin Griggs

    The completely revised second edition of this highly respected textbook provides a comprehensive yet digestible and accessible introduction to the theoretical foundations, development and crucial areas of contemporary concern in social policy and welfare. Fully up to date, it provides a…

    Paperback – 2008-06-19
    Routledge

  • Families in Today's World: A Comparative Approach book cover

    Families in Today's World

    A Comparative Approach, 1st Edition

    By David Cheal

    An international textbook designed as a quick introduction for students from around the world studying sociology of family, this text provides comprehensive coverage of the major topics in the sociology of family life. Written in an easy access style it opens with a chapter on defining…

    Paperback – 2008-05-23
    Routledge

  • Russian Politics and Society book cover

    Russian Politics and Society

    4th Edition

    By Richard Sakwa

    Having been fully revised and updated to reflect the considerable changes in Russia over the last decade, the fourth edition of this classic text builds on the strengths of the previous editions to provide a comprehensive and sophisticated analysis on Russian politics and society. New to this…

    Paperback – 2008-04-07
    Routledge

  • Recapturing Democracy: Neoliberalization and the Struggle for Alternative Urban Futures book cover

    Recapturing Democracy

    Neoliberalization and the Struggle for Alternative Urban Futures, 1st Edition

    By Mark Purcell

    Recapturing Democracy is a short yet synoptic introduction to urban democracy in our era of political neoliberalism and economic globalization. Combining an original argument with a number of case studies, Mark Purcell explores the condition of democracy in contemporary Western cities. Whereas…

    Paperback – 2008-01-25
    Routledge

  • A Wider Social Role for Sport: Who's Keeping the Score? book cover

    A Wider Social Role for Sport

    Who's Keeping the Score?, 1st Edition

    By Fred Coalter

    Sport is perceived to have the potential to alleviate a variety of social problems and generally to ‘improve’ both individuals and the communities in which they live. Sport is promoted as a relatively cost effective antidote to a range of social problems – often those stemming from social exclusion…

    Paperback – 2007-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Transnational Studies Reader: Intersections and Innovations book cover

    The Transnational Studies Reader

    Intersections and Innovations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peggy Levitt, Sanjeev Khagram

    In recent years, 'transnationalism' has become a key analytical concept across the social sciences. While theoretical approaches to the study of global social phenomena have traditionally focused on the nation-state as the central defining framework, transnational studies views social experience as…

    Paperback – 2007-11-27
    Routledge

  • Learning to Teach Adults: An Introduction book cover

    Learning to Teach Adults

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Nicholas Corder

    Learning to Teach Adults is an indispensable guide for anyone who teaches, or is planning to teach adults. This comprehensive yet light-hearted book gives sensible advice on the business of teaching and training, and is relevant for any subject taught, be it archery or zoology. Writing with passion…

    Paperback – 2007-11-08
    Routledge

  • Working with Older People book cover

    Working with Older People

    1st Edition

    By John Harris, Denise Tanner

    Working with older people has become an increasingly important part of social work education and practice. Whether studying community care, adult services, human growth and development, or social work processes and interventions, this book will be a vital source of information and help. Working…

    Paperback – 2007-10-11
    Routledge
    The Social Work Skills Series

  • The Business of Resort Management book cover

    The Business of Resort Management

    1st Edition

    By Peter Murphy

    How can owners and managers ensure that their considerable capital investments will return a competitive return on their investments? How can users and owners be sure they enjoy the promises of tantalizing marketing and real estate claims? Managing Sustainable Resorts Profitably combines business…

    Paperback – 2007-10-03
    Routledge

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