Textbooks: Social Sciences

  • Social Medicine and the Coming Transformation book cover

    Social Medicine and the Coming Transformation

    1st Edition

    By Howard Waitzkin, Alina Pérez, Matt Anderson

    Social medicine, starting two centuries ago, has shown that social conditions affect health and illness more than biology does, and social change affects the outcomes of health and illness more than health services do. Understanding and exposing sickness-generating structures in society helps…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Psychology of Gender book cover

    Psychology of Gender

    6th Edition

    By Vicki S. Helgeson

    Noted for its fair and equal coverage of men and women, Psychology of Gender reviews the research and issues surrounding gender from multiple perspectives, including psychology, sociology, anthropology, and public health. Going far beyond discussions of biological sex and gender identity, the text…

    Paperback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Sociology book cover

    Introduction to Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Frank van Tubergen

    Comprehensive and engaging, this textbook introduces students not only to foundational sociological work, but also to insights from contemporary sociological theory and research. This combined approach ensures that students become familiar with the core of sociology: key concepts, theories,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-02 
    Routledge

  • Criminological Perspectives on Race and Crime book cover

    Criminological Perspectives on Race and Crime

    4th Edition

    By Shaun L. Gabbidon

    Criminological Perspectives on Race and Crime, Fourth Edition, is the only text to look at the array of mainstream and unconventional explanations for crime as they relate to racial and ethnic populations. Each chapter begins with a historical review of each theoretical perspective and how its…

    Paperback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge
    Criminology and Justice Studies

  • Comparative Employment Relations in the Global Economy book cover

    Comparative Employment Relations in the Global Economy

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Carola Frege, John Kelly

    Employment Relations is widely taught in business schools around the world. However, an increasing emphasis is being placed on the comparative and international dimensions of the relationships between employers and workers. It is becoming crucial to consider today’s work and employment issues…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge

  • The Tumultuous Politics of Scale: Unsettled States, Migrants, Movements in Flux book cover

    The Tumultuous Politics of Scale

    Unsettled States, Migrants, Movements in Flux, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald M. Nonini, Ida Susser

    Contemporary politics, this book contends, depend upon the turbulent struggles and strategies around scale. Conflicts over scale can be seen as opaque class struggles. Political projects, whether from the ground up or representing corporate or state interests, continually contest the scale at which…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12 
    Routledge

  • Community Policing: A Contemporary Perspective book cover

    Community Policing

    A Contemporary Perspective, 8th Edition

    By Victor E. Kappeler, Larry K. Gaines, Brian Schaefer

    Community Policing: A Contemporary Perspective, 8th Edition, provides comprehensive coverage of the philosophy and organizational strategy that expands the traditional police mandate of fighting crime to include forming partnerships with citizenry that endorse mutual support and participation. The…

    Paperback – 2020-02-07 
    Routledge

  • Positive Organizational Behaviour book cover

    Positive Organizational Behaviour

    1st Edition

    By Miguel Pina e Cunha, Arménio Rego, Ace Simpson, Stewart Clegg

    Positive Organizational Behaviour: A Reflective Approach introduces the most recent theoretical and empirical insights on positive organizational practices, addressing emerging topics such as resilience, job crafting, responsible leadership and mindfulness. Other books on positive approaches tend…

    Paperback – 2020-02-05 
    Routledge

  • Welfare and the Welfare State: Central Issues Now and in the Future book cover

    Welfare and the Welfare State

    Central Issues Now and in the Future, 2nd Edition

    By Bent Greve

    The welfare state is still very much central in people’s everyday life. The welfare state is at the same time contested and debated, and has often been argued to be in a crisis not only in the wake of the financial crisis. Welfare and welfare states used to be a national issue and prerogative.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-21 
    Routledge

  • Criminology: A Sociological Introduction book cover

    Criminology

    A Sociological Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Eamonn Carrabine, Alexandra Cox, Pamela Cox, Isabel Crowhurst, Anna Di Ronco, Pete Fussey, Anna Sergi, Nigel South, Darren Thiel, Jackie Turton

    Comprehensive, critical and accessible, Criminology: A Sociological Introduction offers an authoritative overview of the study of criminology, from early theoretical perspectives to pressing contemporary issues such as the globalization of crime, crimes against the environment, terrorism and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-17 
    Routledge

  • Society and the Environment: Pragmatic Solutions to Ecological Issues book cover

    Society and the Environment

    Pragmatic Solutions to Ecological Issues, 3rd Edition

    By Michael S Carolan

    Without focusing entirely on what is wrong with the world around us, the third edition of Society and the Environment centers its discussion on realistic solutions to the problems that persist and examines current controversies within a socio-organizational context. After introducing “pragmatic…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Gerontological Social Work in Action: Anti-Oppressive Practice with Older Adults, their Families, and Communities book cover

    Gerontological Social Work in Action

    Anti-Oppressive Practice with Older Adults, their Families, and Communities, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Hulko, Shari Brotman, Louise Stern, Ilyan Ferrer

    Gerontological Social Work in Action introduces ‘anti-oppression gerontology’ (AOG), a critical approach to social work with older adults, their families, and communities. AOG principles are applied to direct and indirect practice and a range of topics of relevance to social work practice in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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