Textbooks: Social Sciences

  • The Frightened Society: The Politics of Fear in the Age of Terrorism, Economic Insecurity and Community Decline -- and What to Do About It book cover

    The Frightened Society

    The Politics of Fear in the Age of Terrorism, Economic Insecurity and Community Decline -- and What to Do About It

    By Charles Derber, Yale Magrass

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • 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

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Social Problems: A Human Rights Perspective book cover

    Social Problems

    A Human Rights Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Eric Bonds

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Exploring Social Change: America and the World book cover

    Exploring Social Change

    America and the World, 7th Edition

    By Charles L. Harper, Kevin T. Leicht

    For one semester junior/senior and beginning-level graduate courses in Social Change. An introduction to social change that highlights theories on key topics including social change, innovation, social movements, and revolutions. Exploring Social Change: America and the World 7e is a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Not Your China Doll: Asian American Women and the Truth About Gendered Racism book cover

    Not Your China Doll

    Asian American Women and the Truth About Gendered Racism

    By Sharon Chang, Joe R. Feagin

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • Power, Politics, and Society: An Introduction to Political Sociology book cover

    Power, Politics, and Society

    An Introduction to Political Sociology, 2nd Edition

    By Betty Dobratz, Linda Waldner, Linda Waldner, Timothy Buzzell, Timothy Buzzell

    Power, Politics & Society: An Introduction to Political Sociology discusses how sociologists have organized the study of politics into conceptual frameworks, and how each of these frameworks foster a sociological perspective on power and politics in society. This includes discussing how these…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Police Interviewing: Styles and Tactics book cover

    Police Interviewing

    Styles and Tactics

    By Stephen Moston

    Over the last few years there have been massive changes in police interviewing practices: in many countries police officers no longer interrogate suspects, they interview them. This has been a product of an ever increasing number of cases of miscarriages of justice, many of them featuring false…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    Willan

  • 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 – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Schools and Styles of Anthropological Theory book cover

    Schools and Styles of Anthropological Theory

    Edited by Matei Candea

    From the inception of the discipline in the 19th century, great ideas have always inspired and guided anthropologists when conducting their research amongst people all over the world. Such great ideas are born from the social and political contexts of their creators, and the challenge for scholars…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Branding, and the Modern Music Industry: The Social Construction of Female Popular Music Stars book cover

    Gender, Branding, and the Modern Music Industry

    The Social Construction of Female Popular Music Stars, 2nd Edition

    By Kristin Lieb

    Gender, Branding, and The Modern Music Industry combines interview data with music industry professionals with theoretical frameworks from sociology, mass communication, and marketing to explain and explore the gender differences female artists experience. This book provides a rare lens on the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22 
    Routledge

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