Textbooks: Social Sciences

  • Food and Language: Discourses and Foodways across Cultures book cover

    Food and Language

    Discourses and Foodways across Cultures

    By Kathleen C. Riley, Amy L. Paugh

    Food and Language: Discourses and Foodways across Cultures presents an overview of how discourses and foodways are intertwined across cultures and social settings: how do we talk about food, how do we interact in its presence, how do we use food to communicate, and how does social interaction…

    Paperback – 2018-09-05 
    Routledge Foundations in Linguistic Anthropology

  • GIS and Spatial Analysis for the Social Sciences: Coding, Mapping, and Modeling book cover

    GIS and Spatial Analysis for the Social Sciences

    Coding, Mapping, and Modeling, 2nd Edition

    By Tony Grubesic, William Pridemore, Robert Nash Parker, Emily K. Asencio

    GIS and Spatial Analysis for the Social Sciences, Second Edition is a foundational text that provides sociologists, criminologists, political scientists, and other social scientists with the methodological logic and techniques for doing spatial analysis in their chosen fields of inquiry. The book…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • 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 – 2018-09-01 

  • The Social Mind: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    The Social Mind

    A Philosophical Introduction

    By Jane Suilin Lavelle

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 

  • Seafood: Ocean to the Plate book cover


    Ocean to the Plate

    By Richard Wilk, Shingo Hamada

    Seafood draws on controversial themes in the interdisciplinary field of food studies, with case studies from different eras and geographic regions. Using familiar commodities, this accessible book will help students understand cutting-edge issues in sustainability and ask readers to think about the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • My Sociology: An Introduction for Today's Students book cover

    My Sociology

    An Introduction for Today's Students

    By Rosalind Gottfried

    My Sociology reconceptualizes intro sociology for the changing demographics in today’s higher education environment. Concise and student-focused, My Sociology captures students' attention with engaging stories and a focus on non-dominant populations. Rather than introducing students to theory and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 

  • Disability Definitions, Diagnoses, and Practice Implications: An Introduction for Counselors book cover

    Disability Definitions, Diagnoses, and Practice Implications

    An Introduction for Counselors

    By Julie Smart

    This introductory text defines and describes disability, while providing practice implications for students in the fields of counseling and social work. Part I begins by asking what people with a disability (PWDs) want from counselors, and then covers disability definitions and categorizations,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 

  • Engaging Anthropological Theory: A Social and Political History book cover

    Engaging Anthropological Theory

    A Social and Political History, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Moberg

    This fully revised second edition of Mark Moberg's lively book offers a fresh look at the history of anthropological theory. Covering key concepts and theorists, Engaging Anthropological Theory examines the historical context of anthropological ideas and the contested nature of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 

  • Managing Criminal Justice Organizations: An Introduction to Theory and Practice book cover

    Managing Criminal Justice Organizations

    An Introduction to Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Richard R.E. Kania, Richards P. Davis

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 

  • Understanding Cyber-Warfare: Politics, Policy and Strategy book cover

    Understanding Cyber-Warfare

    Politics, Policy and Strategy

    By Christopher Whyte, Brian Mazanec

    This textbook offers an accessible introduction to the emerging subfield of cyber warfare. The international relations, policy, doctrine, strategy, and operational issues associated with computer attack, computer exploitation, and computer defense are collectively referred to as cyber warfare…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31 

  • Child Abuse and Child Protection: Research, policy and practice across disciplines and agencies book cover

    Child Abuse and Child Protection

    Research, policy and practice across disciplines and agencies

    By Julia Davidson, Antonia Bifulco

    Literature in the child abuse and child protection arena has tended to adopt either a practice or legal perspective. Drawing on their expertise as researchers and leader in their field, Julia Davison and Antonia Bifulco offer a comprehensive and cohesive textbook on child abuse and child protection…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31 

  • The Child Welfare Challenge: Policy, Practice, and Research book cover

    The Child Welfare Challenge

    Policy, Practice, and Research, 4th Edition

    By Peter Pecora, James Whittaker, Richard Barth, Sharon Borja, William Vesneski

    Using both historical and contemporary contexts, The Child Welfare Challenge examines major policy practice and research issues as they jointly shape child welfare practice and its future. This text focuses on families and children whose primary recourse to services has been through publicly funded…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31 
    Modern Applications of Social Work Series

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