Textbooks: Social Sciences

  • Introduction to Gangs book cover

    Introduction to Gangs

    By George W. Knox, D. Lee Gilbertson, Gregg Etter, Carter F. Smith

    Introduction to Gangs is a practical guide and handbook for anyone dealing with gang violence, including police, courts, prisons, community police psychologists, and more. It includes case studies, illustrations of gang graffiti, gang terminology, gang identification, maps or illustrations, summary…

    Hardback – 2018-07-02 
    CRC Press

  • Trauma book cover


    By Stef Craps

    Trauma is one of the most vital emerging fields in contemporary literary studies. In this illuminating and accessible volume, Stef Craps: gives a history of the concept of trauma and its uses in literary and cultural studies, from the late nineteenth century to the present day examines the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Power Without Responsibility: Press, Broadcasting and the Internet in Britain book cover

    Power Without Responsibility

    Press, Broadcasting and the Internet in Britain, 8th Edition

    By James Curran, Jean Seaton

    Power Without Responsibility attacks the conventional history of the press as a story of progress; offers a critical defence and history of public service broadcasting; provides a myth-busting account of the internet; and surveys key debates about the role and politics of the media.   It has…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 

  • American Public Policymaking: Issues in Governance book cover

    American Public Policymaking

    Issues in Governance

    By Matt Grossmann

    Students frequently take a course in public policy because they are deeply interested in the controversial issues covered, from national health care and climate change to immigration reform and education. But they also often struggle to connect the policy issues they care about with the difficult…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 

  • Residential Real Estate: Policy and Analysis book cover

    Residential Real Estate

    Policy and Analysis

    By Anupam Nanda

    Residential Real Estate: Analysis and Policy introduces readers to the theory and practice of housing markets. The book investigates the links between the housing market, business cycles and the macro-economy to provide students with an understanding of the economic principles that underpin…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 

  • Organizing Power book cover

    Organizing Power

    By Pasi Ahonen, Peter Bloom

    Understanding the nature and dynamics of power is crucial for future managers. This innovative text not only examines how power operates in organizations, but also shows how power fundamentally is the process of organizing. The book is supported by online materials, including case studies for each…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 

  • Introduction to Forensic Science and Criminalistics, Second Edition book cover

    Introduction to Forensic Science and Criminalistics, Second Edition

    By Howard Harris, Henry Lee

    This Second Edition covers forensic practice from a broad viewpoint. The book continues the tradition of the First, originally developed as an introductory text, particularly for non-science practitioners to develop a working understanding of forensic science. This includes both what crime scene…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Sociology of Religion: A Reader book cover

    Sociology of Religion

    A Reader, 3rd Edition

    Edited by William Mirola, Susanne C Monahan, Michael Emerson

    A reader that seeks to explore the relationship between the structure and culture of religion and various elements of social life in the U.S., Sociology of Religion: A Reader, 3e is ideal as either a standalone reader or supplement to the text written by the same author team, Why Religion Matters.…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 

  • Racist America: Roots, Current Realities, and Future Reparations book cover

    Racist America

    Roots, Current Realities, and Future Reparations, 4th Edition

    By Joe R. Feagin, Kimberley Ducey

    This significantly updated edition brings book into a new racialized era since the election of Trump. It includes: --More contemporary accounts of racist events and resistance, enhancing the current relevance for students --Updates theoretical frame work and incoporates major new research on race/…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 

  • Death, Dying and Bereavement in a Changing World book cover

    Death, Dying and Bereavement in a Changing World

    2nd Edition

    By Alan R Kemp

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 

  • Social Psychology book cover

    Social Psychology

    9th Edition

    By John DeLamater, Jessica Collett

    This fully revised and updated edition of Social Psychology is an engaging exploration of the question, "what makes us who we are?" presented in a new, streamlined fashion. Grounded in the latest research, Social Psychology explains the methods by which social psychologists investigate human…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 

  • Consumer Culture and Society: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Consumer Culture and Society

    A Critical Introduction

    By Mark Davis

    This book is arguably the definitive guide to understanding consumerism as a way of life in the twenty-first century. In his original and accessible introduction to the field, Mark Davis takes the reader on a tour of major theories of consumerism to show how they each offer enlightenment in our…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 

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