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  • A History of Indigenous Latin America

    Aymara to Zapatistas, 1st Edition

    By Rene Harder Horst

    A History of Indigenous Latin America is a comprehensive introduction to the people who first settled in Latin America, from before the arrival of the Europeans to the present. Indigenous history provides a singular perspective to political, social and economic changes that followed European…

    Paperback – 2020-04-14 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • All Media are Social

    Critical Perspectives in the World Today, 1st Edition

    By Stephen R. Barnard, Andrew M. Lindner

    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 – 2020-04-08 
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • 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

  • Why We Kill

    Understanding Violence Across Cultures and Disciplines, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Nancy Loucks, Sally Smith Holt, Joanna R. Adler

    Why We Kill examines violence in many of its manifestations, exploring how culture plays a role in people's understanding of violent action. Fully updated, with new chapters covering more conventional forms of homicide and mass shootings in the USA, this book examines psychological, ethical,…

    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

  • 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

  • Criminal Law for Criminologists

    Principles and Theory in Criminal Justice, 1st Edition

    By Noel Cross

    Criminal Law for Criminologists uses theoretical and practical research to bridge the gap between ‘the law in the books’ (criminal law doctrine) and ‘the law in action’ (criminal justice process). It introduces the key policies and principles that drive criminal law in England, and then explains…

    Paperback – 2020-03-25 
    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 – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge
    Quantitative Methodology Series

  • Adventures in the Aid Trade

    Forty Years Practicing Development in Forty Countries, 1st Edition

    By Richard Holloway

    Adventures in the Aid Trade takes us on a fascinating journey through 40 years of work at the coal face of international development. Drawing on his experiences from long periods in the field, the author reflects on what has worked, what has not and why, and considers how these experiences relate…

    Paperback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge

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