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- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17
The most authoritative dictionary of sociology available. Fully revised to include the most up-to-date concepts and contemporary social issues. It is both an ideal introduction to the subject, and an invaluable reference work for more advanced students and teachers. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
This second edition of Understanding Chinese Society provides a comprehensive, readable, and well-grounded introduction to the key issues affecting contemporary China. A thorough analysis is undertaken not only of China?s family patterns, education system, status, hierarchy, and ethnic diversity, but also of China?s mass media, legal system and... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 11.24
A stevedore on the San Francisco docks in the 1940s, Eric Hoffer wrote philosophical treatises in his spare time while living in the railroad yards. The True Believer -- the first and most famous of his books -- was made into a bestseller when President Eisenhower cited it during one of the earliest television press conferences.Completely relevant... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 12.68
'Infamous, I have become disowned, but I am one of your own' - Myra Hindley, from her unpublished autobiography On 15 November 2002, Myra Hindley, Britain?s most notorious murderess, died in prison, one of the rare women whose crimes were deemed so indefensible that ?life? really did mean ?life?. But who was the woman behind the headlines? How could... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2007; US$ 7.28
The case of Jack the Ripper has at last been cracked by the one man most qualified to do so -- a former murder squad detective. Trevor Marriott casts aside the rumours which have for so long dogged the most famous police case of all time. Revealing the techniques used by modern day policemen, he skilfully and compellingly leads us straight to the criminal... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 37.99
In Domestic Violence: Intersectionality and Culturally Competent Practice , experts working with twelve unique groups of domestic abuse survivors provide the latest research on their populations and use a case study approach to demonstrate culturally sensitive intervention strategies. Chapters focus on African Americans, Native Americans, Latinas,... more...
- SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 78.00 US$ 66.30
The Handbook for Child Protection Protection Practice presents a comprehensive and critical portrait of the phenomenon of neglect. Drawing on theory, research and clinical practice experience, the contributors cover issues facing social workers. They provide a view of child neglect which moves beyond the current child welfare focus on parental omissions... more...
- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 80.00 US$ 68.00
Theories of Small Groups: Interdisciplinary Perspectives brings together the threads that unify the field of group research. The book is designed to define and describe theoretical perspectives on groups and to highlight select research findings within those perspectives. In this text, editors Marshall Scott Poole and Andrea B. Hollingshead capitalize... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
Alcohol: Social Drinking in Cultural Context critically examines alcohol use across cultures and through time. This short text is a framework for students to self-consciously examine their beliefs about and use of alcohol, and a companion text for teaching the primary concepts of anthropology to first-or second year college students. more...