Textbooks: Social Sciences

  • Theories of Culture book cover

    Theories of Culture

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Groh

    What is culture? Why do cultures change over time? Are there any discernible rules or principles behind culture-related phenomena and processes and, if so, what are they? Familiarity with the most significant cultural theories of the 20th and 21st centuries is vital for anyone studying or…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Engendering Development: Capitalism and Inequality in the Global Economy book cover

    Engendering Development

    Capitalism and Inequality in the Global Economy, 1st Edition

    By Amy Trauger, Jennifer Fluri

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Comparative Urban Studies book cover

    Comparative Urban Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hilary Silver

    This collection of short original essays by an interdisciplinary group of cutting-edge urban scholars makes the case for the explicitly comparative analysis of cities. It not only addresses how to compare, but also why we should compare urban life across localities. Comparison is a strategy for…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • Encyclopedia of the World's Endangered Languages book cover

    Encyclopedia of the World's Endangered Languages

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher Moseley

    The Encyclopedia of the World’s Endangered Languages presents expert analysis of the current language policy situation in every multilingual country and on every continent, detailed descriptions of little-known languages from all over the world, and clear alphabetical entries, region by region, of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • How to Become a Forensic Psychologist book cover

    How to Become a Forensic Psychologist

    1st Edition

    By Jo Bailey, Julie Harrower, Dee Anand

    Forensic psychology has grown significantly in recent years, with increasing numbers of professionals working in the field. But how do you qualify as a forensic psychologist, and what is the job really like? This is the first guide to a role we usually only see through the lens of television or…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    How to become a Practitioner Psychologist

  • Ageism: Past, Present, and Future book cover

    Ageism

    Past, Present, and Future, 1st Edition

    By Tay McNamara, John Williamson

    Ageism: Past, Present, and Future impartially outlines the history, current state, and potential new directions of ageism in the United States and globally. McNamara and Williamson uniquely address the complex ways in which cultural beliefs about older adults, economic conditions, and public policy…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Called to Account: Financial Frauds that Shaped the Accounting Profession book cover

    Called to Account

    Financial Frauds that Shaped the Accounting Profession, 3rd Edition

    By Paul M. Clikeman

    The failure of the accounting profession to detect fraud, prevent scandal, or control corporate behaviour has characterized its contemporary history. This classic textbook analyzes the key accounting scandals that have shaped the global accounting profession. Updated to account for the global…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Corrections in the Community book cover

    Corrections in the Community

    7th Edition

    By Edward J. Latessa, Brian Lovins

    Corrections in the Community, Seventh Edition, examines the current state of community corrections and proposes an evidence-based approach to making programs more effective. As the U.S. prison and jail systems continue to struggle, options like probation, parole, alternative sentencing, and both…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Dealing With Drugs: Strategy, Policy and Practice book cover

    Dealing With Drugs

    Strategy, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Richard Huggins

    This book presents a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the strategic and policy responses to illicit drug use in the Britain since the mid-1980s. It maps and discusses the ways in which the UK government has aimed to ensure a more consistent framework for the delivery of drugs services and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Willan

  • Social Problems book cover

    Social Problems

    1st Edition

    By William Hay, Selwyn Stanley

    This textbook is aimed at those with an interest in contemporary social problems of the UK, such as crime, substance misuse and suicide to name a few. It adopts a style of writing which engages and stimulates the reader. The book provides factual information and a socio-demographic analysis of each…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Gesture and Language book cover

    Gesture and Language

    1st Edition

    By Cornelia Müller

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • How to Read Ethnography book cover

    How to Read Ethnography

    2nd Edition

    By Paloma Gay y Blasco, Huon Wardle

    How to Read Ethnography is an essential guide to approaching anthropological texts. It helps students to cultivate the skills they need to critically examine and understand how ethnographies are built up, as well as to think anthropologically and develop an anthropological imagination of their own.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

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