Textbooks: Social Sciences

  • American Social Theory book cover

    American Social Theory

    By Charles Lemert

    Due to the importance of philosophy in the Enlightenment, European social theory has dominated discourses of theory to the present day. Yet, looking deeper, Americans have made important contributions from very different social and cultural perspectives. Drawing from Euro and American traditions…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Social Problems: A Human Rights Perspective book cover

    Social Problems

    A Human Rights Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Eric Bonds

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Reproductive Politics in the United States book cover

    Reproductive Politics in the United States

    By Kimala Price

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Violins: Local Meanings, Globalized Sounds book cover

    Violins

    Local Meanings, Globalized Sounds

    By Pamela A Moro

    Violins: Local Meanings, Globalized Sounds examines the violin as an object of meaning in a variety of cultural and historical contexts, and as a vehicle for introducing anthropological issues. Each chapter highlights concepts as taught in lower-level anthropology courses, and includes teaching and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Economy and Society: The Final Version by Max Weber book cover

    Economy and Society

    The Final Version by Max Weber

    Edited by Sam Whimster

    Economy and Society: The Final Version represents the codification of Weber’s thinking on the fundamental topics of social science: sociology as an interpretative science of society the economy treated in an interpretative manner the legitimacy of rulership and power the formation of class,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Surveillance book cover

    Surveillance

    By Benjamin Goold

    PIN numbers, credit records, photo IDs and biometric measures play a central role in our daily lives. Instead of being mere by-products of public and private surveillance systems, such tokens of trust are now fundamental to surviving in modern society – so much so that our ‘surveillance profiles’…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Criminology

  • Sexuality: The Basics book cover

    Sexuality: The Basics

    By Kari Lerum

    Sexuality: The Basics is an introductory guide to the diverse and ever changing field of sexuality studies and its intersection with gender, women’s and queer studies. Drawing on the humanities, social sciences and health sciences, this text examines the key concepts and issues within this field of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • How to Read Ethnography book cover

    How to Read Ethnography

    2nd Edition

    By Paloma Gay y Blasco, Huon Wardle

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • The Anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean book cover

    The Anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean

    2nd Edition

    By Harry Sanabria

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Forensic Science Laboratory Techniques Workbook book cover

    Forensic Science Laboratory Techniques Workbook

    By Trevor Stamper, Patrick Jones

    The book presents lab exercises of evidence analysis performed back in the crime lab or private laboratory. Distinguishing advanced analyses and testing done on all evidence had been gathered from the crime scene. This is to clearly distinguish CSIs who collect the evidence from those who work…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30 
    CRC Press

  • Crime Scene Investigation Laboratory Workbook book cover

    Crime Scene Investigation Laboratory Workbook

    By Patrick Jones, Trevor Stamper

    The book presents lab exercises that place crime scene investigation into the overarching context of forensic science, separating what evidence and information can be derived from the crime scene and preliminary tests, versus advanced drug, ballistics, and other such testing back at the lab. This…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30 
    CRC Press

  • Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context book cover

    Criminology

    Explaining Crime and Its Context, 10th Edition

    By Stephen E. Brown, Finn-Aage Esbensen, Gilbert Geis

    How do societies define crime, and how should it be punished or prevented? Which is a more criminal act, causing a death by dumping toxic material or by shooting a victim with a gun? Are criminals born or made? Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context, Tenth Edition, offers a broad perspective…

    Paperback – 2019-01-21 
    Routledge

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