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  • Understanding the Olympics

    3rd Edition

    By John Horne, Garry Whannel

    How did the Olympics evolve into a multi-national phenomenon? How can the Olympics help us to understand the relationship between sport and society? What will be the impact and legacy of the Olympics after Tokyo in 2020? Understanding the Olympics answers all these questions by exploring the social…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge

  • All Media Are Social

    Sociological Perspectives on Mass Media, 1st Edition

    By Andrew M. Lindner, Stephen R. Barnard

    From TV to smartphone apps to movies to newspapers, mass media are nearly omnipresent in contemporary life and act as a powerful social institution. In this introduction to media sociology, Lindner and Barnard encourage readers to think critically about the power of big media companies, state-media…

    Paperback – 2020-04-10 
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Introduction to Professional Policing

    Examining the Evidence Base, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Pepper, Ruth McGrath

    Policing is a dynamic profession with increasing demands and complexities placed upon the police officers and staff who provide a 24-hour service across a diverse range of communities. Written by experts in police higher education from across both academic and professional practice, this book…

    Paperback – 2020-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Social Medicine and the Coming Transformation

    1st Edition

    By Howard Waitzkin, Alina Pérez, Matt Anderson

    Social medicine, starting two centuries ago, has shown that social conditions affect health and illness more than biology does, and social change affects the outcomes of health and illness more than health services do. Understanding and exposing sickness-generating structures in society helps…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Society and the Environment

    Pragmatic Solutions to Ecological Issues, 3rd Edition

    By Michael S Carolan

    Without focusing entirely on what is wrong with the world around us, the third edition of Society and the Environment centers its discussion on realistic solutions to the problems that persist and examines current controversies within a socio-organizational context. After introducing “pragmatic…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Overseas Research

    A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Christopher B. Barrett, Jeffrey Cason, Erin C. Lentz

    When researching in developing countries, an ability to negotiate a bewildering array of cultural and logistical obstacles is essential. Overseas Research: A Practical Guide distills essential lessons from scores of students and scholars who have collected data and done fieldwork abroad, including…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Implicit Bias

    Knowledge, Justice, and the Social Mind, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erin Beeghly, Alex Madva

    Written by a diverse range of scholars, this accessible introductory volume asks: What is implicit bias? How does implicit bias compromise our knowledge of others and social reality? How does implicit bias affect us, as individuals and participants in larger social and political institutions, and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Multilevel Modeling Techniques

    MLM and SEM Approaches Using Mplus, 4th Edition

    By Ronald H. Heck, Scott L. Thomas

    Multilevel modelling is a data analysis method that is frequently used to investigate hierarchal data structures in educational, behavioural, health, and social sciences disciplines. Multilevel data analysis exploits data structures that cannot be adequately investigated using single-level analytic…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge
    Quantitative Methodology Series

  • Community Development for Social Change

    1st Edition

    By Dave Beck, Rod Purcell

    Community Development for Social Change provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of community development and associated activities and discusses best practice from global experience and links that to the UK context. The book integrates the realities of practice to key…

    Paperback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge

  • The Bro Code

    The Fallout of Raising Boys to Objectify and Subordinate Women, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Keith

    The Bro Code shows that there are numerous sources in boys’ and men’s lives teach them to view women as less important than themselves and as sexual objects. These sources include fathers and other male family members, coaches, and a vast array of media that depict women as primarily having value…

    Paperback – 2020-03-24 
    Routledge

  • Race and Public Administration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amanda Rutherford, Kenneth J. Meier

    Issues of race permeate virtually every corner of policy creation and implementation in the United States, yet theoretically driven research on interactions of policy, race, and ethnicity rarely offers practical tools that can be readily applied by current and future civil servants, private…

    Paperback – 2020-03-19 
    Routledge

  • Economic Sociology

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey K. Hass

    Economic Sociology provides the clearest and most comprehensive account of the promises of economic sociology. It shows how economies are more than supply-and-demand curves, individual profit motives, and efficient performance: they are forms of power and structure, grounded in institutions and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge

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