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  • Blood Into Ink

    South Asian And Middle Eastern Women Write War, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Cooke-Kerns, Roshni Rustomji

    "These writings on war by Middle Eastern and South Asian women are passionate, bitter, and deeply attached to place and circumstance. They should be part of our essential reading. At the tail end of this century, they help to remap a vivid, splintering world".--Meena Alexander, author of "Fault…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Black Skins, French Voices

    Caribbean Ethnicity And Activism In Urban France, 1st Edition

    By David Beriss

    About 337,000 people of French Antillean Origin live in metropolitan France today. Unlike immigrants from North Africa, Turkey or sub-Saharan Africa, Antilleans are French citizens with deep roots in French history. Indeed, the Caribbean Islands they come from have been a part of France for over…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Contaminated Communities

    Coping With Residential Toxic Exposure, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Michael R Edelstein

    In this wholly revised second edition, Michael Edelstein draws on his thirty years as a community activist to provide a much-expanded theoretical foundation for understanding the psychosocial impacts of toxic contamination. Informed by social psychological theory and an extensive survey of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Understanding Global Politics

    Actors and Themes in International Affairs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klaus Larres, Ruth Wittlinger

    Contemporary international affairs are largely shaped by widely differing thematic issues and actors, such as nation states, international institutions, NGOs and multinational companies. Obtaining a deeper understanding of these multifaceted themes and actors is crucial for developing a…

    Paperback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge

  • Crime Prevention

    Approaches, Practices, and Evaluations, 10th Edition

    By Steven P. Lab

    Crime Prevention: Approaches, Practices, and Evaluations, Tenth Edition, meets the needs of students and instructors for engaging, evidence-based, impartial coverage of interventions that can reduce or prevent deviance. This edition examines the entire gamut of prevention, from physical design to…

    Paperback – 2019-08-05
    Routledge

  • Transgender Rights

    From Obama to Trump, 1st Edition

    By Susan Gluck Mezey

    This book examines the transgender community’s struggle for equality over the last decade, comparing the Obama and Trump administrations’ stance on transgender rights policies. Transgender rights claims have assumed an important place on the nation’s policymaking agenda as society has increasingly…

    Paperback – 2019-08-02
    Routledge

  • Sociology for Human Rights

    Approaches for Applying Theories and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by David L. Brunsma, Keri E. Iyall Smith, Brian K. Gran

    As sociologists deepen their examinations of human rights in their teaching, research, and thinking, it is essential that such work is conducted in a manner that is both mindful and critical of the knowledge we are building upon in sociology and human rights. As the authors of this volume reveal,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-02
    Routledge

  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment

    Mezzo and Macro Contexts, 2nd Edition

    By Anissa Taun Rogers

    This addition to Anissa Rogers' bestselling Human Behavior in the Social Environment expands the original text with new chapters on spirituality, families and groups, organizations, and communities. Written in the compact, concise manner of the original text, the new chapters cover mezzo and macro…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01
    Routledge
    New Directions in Social Work

  • Reflections Of Our Past

    How Human History Is Revealed In Our Genes, 1st Edition

    By John H Relethford

    Where did modern humans come from and how important are the biological differences among us? Are we descended from Neanderthals? How many races of people are there? Were Native Americans the first settlers of the New World? How can we tell if Thomas Jefferson had a child with Sally Hemings? Through…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge

  • The Education-Jobs Gap

    Underemployment Or Economic Democracy?, 1st Edition

    By D W Livingstone

    According to Ivar Berg's performance criteria, over half of the U.S. workforce is now underemployed. Using analysis based on U.S. and Canadian surveys of work and learning experiences and other documental data, author David Livingstone exposes the myth of the "learning enterprise" and argues that…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge

  • Women's Work And Women's Lives

    The Continuing Struggle Worldwide, 1st Edition

    By Hilda Kahne

    This book is a provocative analysis of the nature of the relation between women and paid work in both modernizing and industrial countries. It explores the variables that shape the relationship: demographic factors, the social and cultural context, and the direction of economic development.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30
    Routledge

  • What Happened To Fairbanks?

    The Effects Of The Trans-alaska Oil Pipeline On The Community Of Fairbanks, Alaska, 1st Edition

    By Mim Dixon

    This book describes what Fairbanks was like during trans-Alaska oil pipeline construction and how the community responded to the project, and assesses the unplanned negative effects that, in many cases, outweighed the positive ones.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30
    Routledge

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