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  • Cultural Anthropology

    Global Forces, Local Lives, 4th Edition

    By Jack David Eller

    Cultural Anthropology: Global Forces, Local Lives is an exceptionally clear and readable introduction that helps students understand the application of anthropological concepts to the contemporary world and everyday life. It provides thorough treatment of key subjects such as colonialism and…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Veterinary Forensic Medicine and Forensic Sciences

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jason H. Byrd, Patricia Norris, NANCY BRADLEY

    While there are several recent books on this emerging filed, Veterinary Forensic Sciences and Medicine sets the bar covering all relevant aspects in a succinct, easy-to-read, comprehensive format intended to be taught in a single semester course. Intended to be the premier textbook on Veterinary…

    Hardback – 2020-05-11 
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • The Animal Mind

    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Animal Cognition, 2nd Edition

    By Kristin Andrews

    The philosophy of animal minds addresses profound questions about the nature of mind and the relationships between humans and other animals. In this fully revised and updated introductory text, Kristin Andrews introduces and assesses the essential topics, problems and debates as they cut across…

    Paperback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Corrections

    A Critical Thinking Approach, 1st Edition

    By Rick Ruddell, G. Larry Mays, L. Thomas Winfree Jr.

    Contemporary Corrections: A Critical Thinking Approach introduces readers to the essential elements of the U.S. corrections system without drowning students in a sea of nonessential information. Unbiased and accessible, the text includes coverage of the history of corrections, alternatives to…

    Paperback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge

  • A History of Indigenous Latin America

    Aymara to Zapatistas, 1st Edition

    By René 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

  • Language, Society, and New Media

    Sociolinguistics Today, 3rd Edition

    By Marcel Danesi

    This book presents an interdisciplinary approach to the scientific study of the relation between language and society, language and culture, language and mind. It integrates frameworks from sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology and emerging strands of research on language and new media, in…

    Paperback – 2020-04-13 
    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

  • 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

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