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  • Julia Lathrop

    Social Service and Progressive Government, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Cohen

    Julia Lathrop was a social servant, government activist, and social scientist who expanded notions of women's proper roles in public life during the early 1900s. Appointed as chief of the U.S. Children's Bureau, created in 1912 to promote child welfare, she was the first woman to head a United…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Lives of American Women

  • Invisible Crises

    What Conglomerate Control Of Media Means For America And The World, 1st Edition

    By George Gerbner, Hamid Mowlana, Herbert Schiller

    Hidden from public sight and mind today are invisible crises that threaten our democracy and existence more than the crises we know about?or think we know about. These invisible crises include the promotion of practices that drug, hurt, poison, and kill thousands every day; cults of violence that…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Women and Inequality in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brittany C. Slatton, Carla D Brailey

    Recent books have drawn attention to an unfinished gender revolution and the reversal of gender progress. However, this literature primarily focuses on gender inequality in the family and its effect on women’s career and family choices. While an important topic, these works​ ​are critiqued for…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • Mechanistic Criminology

    1st Edition

    By K. Ryan Proctor, Richard E. Niemeyer

    The science of criminology is at a crossroads. Despite accumulating a dizzying array of facts about crime, the field has yet to identify a body of theories that allows for the adequate prediction, explanation, and control of phenomena of central interest to criminologists. Mechanistic Criminology…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Evolutionary Analysis in the Social Sciences

  • Globalism and Localization

    Emergent Solutions to Ecological and Social Crises, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeanine M. Canty

    Considering the context of the present ecological and social crisis, this book takes an interdisciplinary approach to explore the relationship between globalism and localization. Globalism may be viewed as a positive emergent property of globalization. The latter depicts a worldwide economic and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge

  • Social Inequality and Social Stratification in US Society

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher B. Doob

    Social Inequality and Social Stratification in US Society uses a historical and conceptual framework to explain social stratification and social inequality. The historical scope gives context to each issue discussed and allows the reader to understand how each topic has evolved over the course of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge

  • Cross-Cultural Explorations

    Activities in Culture and Psychology, 3rd Edition

    By Susan B. Goldstein

    It is only in recent decades that psychology as an academic discipline has begun to recognize the importance of a cultural perspective. From cross-cultural psychology through to psychological anthropology, psychologists have taken a number of approaches to studying the role of culture in human…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30
    Routledge

  • The Expert Witness, Forensic Science, and the Criminal Justice Systems of the UK

    1st Edition

    Edited by S. Lucina Hackman, Fiona Raitt, Sue Black

    The global nature of crime often requires expert witnesses to work and present their conclusions in courts outside their home jurisdiction with the corresponding need for them to have an understanding of the different structures and systems operating in other jurisdictions. This book will be a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    CRC Press

  • Cities and Cinema

    2nd Edition

    By Barbara Mennel

    The second edition of Cities and Cinema provides an updated survey of films about cities, from their significance for modernity at the beginning of the twentieth century to the contemporary relationship between virtual reality and urban space. The book demonstrates the importance of the filmic…

    Paperback – 2019-05-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • Engendering Development

    Capitalism and Inequality in the Global Economy, 1st Edition

    By Amy Trauger, Jennifer L. Fluri

    Engendering Development demonstrates how gender is a form of inequality that is used to generate global capitalist development. It charts the histories of gender, race, class, sexuality and nationality as categories of inequality under imperialism, which continue to support the accumulation of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-22
    Routledge

  • Deviant Behavior

    12th Edition

    By Erich Goode

    Deviant Behavior offers an engaging and wide-ranging discussion of deviant behavior, beliefs, and conditions. It examines how the society defines, labels, and reacts to whatever, and whoever, falls under this stigmatizing process—thereby providing a distinctly sociological approach to the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-22
    Routledge

  • Reproductive Justice and Sexual Rights

    Transnational Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tanya Saroj Bakhru

    This book takes an intersectional, interdisciplinary, and transnational approach, presenting work that will provide the reader with a nuanced and in-depth understanding of the role of globalization in the sexual and reproductive lives of gendered bodies in the 21st century. Reproductive Justice and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

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