Taylor & Francis India: Social Sciences

  • Racial Profiling: Using Propensity Score Matching To Examine Focal Concerns Theory book cover

    Racial Profiling

    Using Propensity Score Matching To Examine Focal Concerns Theory, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Vito

    Racial Profiling: Using Propensity Score Matching to Examine Focal Concerns Theory combines theory and propensity score matching to offer readers a better understanding of racial profiling through traffic stop data concerning the race and gender of the driver. The book examines the likelihood of a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 

  • Community Re-Entry: Uncertain Futures for Women Leaving Prison book cover

    Community Re-Entry

    Uncertain Futures for Women Leaving Prison, 1st Edition

    By Alison Pedlar, Susan Arai, Felice Yuen, Darla Fortune

    In their journeys to prison and community re-entry, women leaving prison tend to share overarching challenges connected to lives of poverty, trauma, and abuse. Community Re-Entry: Uncertain Futures for Women Leaving Prison provides a rare opportunity to hear directly from women who have spent time…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 

  • Motorcycling and Leisure: Understanding the Recreational PTW Rider book cover

    Motorcycling and Leisure

    Understanding the Recreational PTW Rider, 1st Edition

    By Paul Broughton, Linda Walker

    Despite the fact that there are around 1.2 million powered two wheelers (PTWs) within the United Kingdom, riders are often misconceived as living at the edge of society; however, this is often far from the truth. Riding a PTW is a high-risk activity and those who ride are often perceived as being '…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Intelligence Support Systems: Technologies for Lawful Intercepts book cover

    Intelligence Support Systems

    Technologies for Lawful Intercepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Hoffmann, Kornel Terplan

    Telecommunications service providers face increasing information assistance requests to help law enforcement while they simultaneously struggle with CapEx and OpEx reductions. On the other hand, law enforcement agencies face expensive telecommunication interface options for data collection as they…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    Auerbach Publications

  • Medicine and Evolution: Current Applications, Future Prospects book cover

    Medicine and Evolution

    Current Applications, Future Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Elton, Paul O'Higgins

    Can an evolutionary perspective be integrated in day-to-day practice and is it of value in medical education and training? If so, when and how? Highlighting exciting areas of research into the evolutionary basis of health and disease, Medicine and Evolution: Current Applications and Future…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Knowledge Discovery for Counterterrorism and Law Enforcement book cover

    Knowledge Discovery for Counterterrorism and Law Enforcement

    1st Edition

    By David Skillicorn

    Most of the research aimed at counterterrorism, fraud detection, or other forensic applications assumes that this is a specialized application domain for mainstream knowledge discovery. Unfortunately, knowledge discovery changes completely when the datasets being used have been manipulated in order…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Series

  • Big Data: A Beginner's Introduction book cover

    Big Data

    A Beginner's Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Saswat Sarangi, Pankaj Sharma

    Big Data is everywhere. It shapes our lives in more ways than we know and understand. This comprehensive introduction unravels the complex terabytes that will continue to shape our lives in ways imagined and unimagined. Drawing on case studies like Amazon, Facebook, the FIFA World Cup and the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26 
    Routledge India

  • Traditional and Indigenous Knowledge for the Modern Era: A Natural and Applied Science Perspective book cover

    Traditional and Indigenous Knowledge for the Modern Era

    A Natural and Applied Science Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by David R. Katerere, Wendy Applequist, Oluwaseyi M. Aboyade, Chamunorwa Togo

    While there is talk of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, old and new challenges bedevil the world – climate change, nutrition, and health poverty being at the top of the list. In seeking solutions to these and other problems which afflict the modern era, it is worthwhile to look into our collective…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25 
    CRC Press

  • Current Controversies in Values and Science book cover

    Current Controversies in Values and Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin C. Elliott, Daniel Steel

    Current Controversies in Values and Science asks ten philosophers to debate five questions (two philosophers per debate) that are driving contemporary work in this important area of philosophy of science. The book is perfect for the advanced student, building up her knowledge of the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25 
    Current Controversies in Philosophy

  • The Gambling Establishment: Challenging the Power of the Modern Gambling Industry and its Allies book cover

    The Gambling Establishment

    Challenging the Power of the Modern Gambling Industry and its Allies, 1st Edition

    By Jim Orford

    There are now signs that, after decades of phenomenal growth, the era of unrestrained gambling liberalisation may be coming to an end. However, the power of the Gambling Establishment is formidable, and it will certainly fight back. Drawing on research and policy examples from around the world…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25 

  • Sporting Capital: Transforming Sports Development Policy and Practice book cover

    Sporting Capital

    Transforming Sports Development Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas F. Rowe

    In a world of competing public policy priorities, economic challenges and political uncertainty, sports development organisations and initiatives need to adapt to survive. This book makes the case for 'Sporting Capital' as a new conceptual model of sports participation with the potential to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25 

  • Anthropology of Nursing: Exploring Cultural Concepts in Practice book cover

    Anthropology of Nursing

    Exploring Cultural Concepts in Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Holland

    This book aims to introduce nurses and other healthcare professionals to how anthropology can help them understand nursing as a profession and as a culture. Drawing on key anthropological concepts, the book facilitates the understanding and critical consideration of nursing practice, as seen…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24 

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