Textbooks: Social Sciences

  • The Philosophy of Human Rights: A Systematic Introduction book cover

    The Philosophy of Human Rights

    A Systematic Introduction

    By Anat Biletzki

    During the last 20 years, philosophers from different quarters and with very different approaches have begun to theorize human rights in an outpouring of authored and edited books and journal articles. In addition, among policy makers and in the legal arena—the so called workings fields of human…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making book cover

    Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making

    By Alex Schwartz, Rachel Meltzer

    Drawing extensively from actual cases, Policy Analysis and Evidence-Based Decision-Making helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and nonprofit executives on a wide range of policy issues. The book provides succinct but thorough discussions of the key…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Economics and Property book cover

    Economics and Property

    4th Edition

    By Danny Myers

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Marriage and the Family: Mirror of a Diverse Global Society book cover

    Marriage and the Family

    Mirror of a Diverse Global Society

    By Julie Xuemei Hu, Shondrah Tarrezz Nash

    Marriage and the Family: Mirror of a Diverse Global Society is a comprehensive text about marriage and the family in sociology, family science, and diversity studies. The book is divided into four parts: studying marriage patterns and understanding the family diversity; developing and maintaining…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Race and Africa: Cultural and Historical Legacies book cover

    Race and Africa

    Cultural and Historical Legacies

    By Jemima Pierre

    Beginning with the premise that race is a global phenomenon configured in the political context of European empire, this book presents studies of historical and contemporary race making on--and about--the African continent. It argues that Africa remains a key cite for understanding the development…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • The Aspen Elite: Wealth, Power, and the Lives of the Super-Wealthy book cover

    The Aspen Elite

    Wealth, Power, and the Lives of the Super-Wealthy

    By Sean Elias

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Policing Black Bodies in the 21st Century book cover

    Policing Black Bodies in the 21st Century

    By Kamesha Spates, Brittany C. Slatton

    In Ferguson and many other American communities, social media has raised the visibility of police actions, leading to protests and social movements addressing white police treatment of African Americans. This is the first book to explore recent allegations of racial profiling in light of a longer…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Power and Inequality: Critical Readings for a New Era book cover

    Power and Inequality

    Critical Readings for a New Era

    Edited by Levon Chorbajian, Daniel Egan

    Successfully bringing together accessible readings that cover the broad range of issues of importance to those studying politics and society, this volume provides a unique mix of theoretical and empirical pieces, such as state and electoral politics, that address both classic issues in political…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • The History of Africa: The Quest for Eternal Harmony book cover

    The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony, 3rd Edition

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    Authoritative and comprehensive, this book provides a wide-ranging history of Africa from earliest prehistory to the present day―using the cultural, social, political, and economic lenses of Africa as instruments to illuminate the ordinary lives of Africans. The result is a fresh survey that…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Urban Criminology book cover

    Urban Criminology

    By Rowland Atkinson, Gareth Millington

    The urban has tended to be implicit in the study of crime and disorder from the grounded studies of gang life, the observed strains and general stress of poverty and violent neighbourhood life, in arguments made about the capacity of communities to control problems, the design and management of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Food and Culture: A Reader book cover

    Food and Culture

    A Reader, 4th Edition

    Edited by Carole Counihan, Penny Van Esterik, Alice P. Julier

    This innovative and global best-seller helped establish food studies courses throughout the social sciences and humanities when it was first published in 1997. The 4th edition of Food and Culture contains a new section on water and drinks, and how they tie into meals, a section on policy and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Sociology of Religion: A Reader book cover

    Sociology of Religion

    A Reader, 3rd Edition

    Edited by William Mirola, Susanne C Monahan, Michael Emerson

    Sociology of Religion is a collection that seeks to explore the relationship between the structure and culture of religion and various elements of social life in the United States. This reader is an ideal standalone course text and can also serve as supplement to the text written by the same author…

    Paperback – 2018-11-22 
    Routledge

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