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The Social Movements Reader. Cases and Concepts. 3rd Edition. Wiley Blackwell Readers in Sociology

Providing a unique blend of cases, concepts, and essential readings The Social Movements Reader, Third Edition, delivers key classic and contemporary articles and book selections from around the world. ...

December 2014
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Bloodstain Patterns

Bloodstain Patterns: Identification, Interpretation and Application combines material from Blood Dynamics (2001) and Bloodstain Pattern Evidence (2007) with updated case work and scientific advances...

December 2014

Sexuality. A Psychosocial Manifesto

The contemporary study of sexuality too often finds itself at an impasse, conceptualizing sexuality either psychologically or sociologically: sexologists and psychologists have tended to point to the...

November 2014

Gender. In World Perspective. 3rd Edition. Polity Short Introductions

How can we understand gender in the contemporary world? What psychological differences now exist between women and men? How are masculinities and femininities made? And what is the relationship between...

November 2014

Understanding Nonviolence

The use of nonviolent action is on the rise. From the Occupy Movement to the Arab Spring and mass protests on the streets of Brazil, activists across the world are increasingly using unarmed tactics...

November 2014

White Magic. The Age of Paper

Paper is older than the printing press, and even in its unprinted state it was the great network medium behind the emergence of modern civilization. In the shape of bills, banknotes and accounting books...

November 2014

Elites. A General Model

At a time when significant social status, economic resources, and political opportunities seem to become ever more unequally distributed and only available to a few, this book represents the first systematic...

November 2014

Place. An Introduction. 2nd Edition

Thoroughly revised and updated, this text introduces students of human geography and allied disciplines to the fundamental concept of place, combining discussion about everyday uses of the term with...

November 2014

Family Problems. Stress, Risk, and Resilience

Family Problems: Stress, Risk, and Resilience presents an interdisciplinary collection of original essays that push the boundaries of family science to reflect the increasingly diverse complexity of...

November 2014

The Impact Investor. Lessons in Leadership and Strategy for Collaborative Capitalism

Your money can change the world The Impact Investor: Lessons in Leadership and Strategy for Collaborative Capitalism offers precise details on what, exactly, impact investing entails, embodied in...

November 2014

Children and Young People's Nursing at a Glance. At a Glance

Children and Young People’s Nursing at a Glance, is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registration children’s nursing students from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance...

November 2014

The Sociology of Human Rights

Long the arena of philosophers, legal scholars, and political scientists, the interdisciplinary study of human rights has recently seen an influx of sociologists. Why is this so, and how do sociologists...

November 2014

The Human Rights Enterprise. Political Sociology, State Power, and Social Movements. PPSS - Polity Political Sociology series

Why do powerful states like the U.S., U.K., China, and Russia repeatedly fail to meet their international legal obligations as defined by human rights instruments? How does global capitalism affect...

November 2014

Childhood. Polity Key Concepts in the Social Sciences series

What is childhood? In recent years, a cluster of critical and complex ideas have emerged around the nature of biological, social and psychological growth in the early years, reflecting the changing...

November 2014

Understanding Large Temporal Networks and Spatial Networks. Exploration, Pattern Searching, Visualization and Network Evolution. Wiley Series in Computational and Quantitative Social Science

This book explores social mechanisms that drive network change and link them to computationally sound models of changing structure to detect patterns. This text identifies the social processes generating...

October 2014

Digital Media Ethics. 2nd Edition. DMS - Digital Media and Society

The original edition of this accessible and interdisciplinary textbook was the first to consider the ethical issues of digital media from a global perspective, introducing ethical theories from multiple...

October 2014

Community Organizing

This incisive book provides a critical history and analysis of community organizing, the tradition of bringing groups together to build power and forge grassroots leadership for social, economic, racial,...

October 2014
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Report on Social Mobility Through Protective Discrimination in A Backward Indian State (Bihar)

Castes are the building blocks of the Indian social structure. Indian society is divided in a hierarchical order for centuries. This has resulted in a close lineage between the caste ranking of a person...

October 2014

A Companion to Martin Scorsese. Wiley Blackwell Companions to Film Directors

A Companion to Martin Scorsese is a comprehensive collection of original essays assessing the career of one of America s most prominent contemporary filmmakers. The first reference of its kind, this...

October 2014

Confronting Suburbanization. Urban Decentralization in Postsocialist Central and Eastern Europe. Studies in Urban and Social Change

This fascinating book explains the processes of suburbanization in the context of post-socialist societies transitioning from one system of socio-spatial order to another. Case studies of seven Central...

October 2014
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