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  1. Social Work and Social Welfare Textbooks - 20% OFF ALL TITLES

    This catalog features Social Work and Social Welfare textbooks published by Routledge and Guilford Press.

    Instructors can request exam copies of course texts.

  2. New Directions in Race, Ethnicity and Crime

    Edited by Coretta Phillips and Colin Webster

    This book offers an accessible and innovative approach, including chapters on anti-Semitism, social cohesion in London, Bradford and Glasgow, as well as an exploration of policing Traveller communities. Incorporating current empirical research and new departures in methodology and theory, this book also draws on a range of contemporary issues such as policing terrorism, immigration detention and youth gangs... Read more... 

  3. Megacities and the Coast

    Based on a major international study, this volume provides a synthesis of scientific knowledge on megacity urbanization on the coast, environmental impacts, risks and management choices, including a focus on adaptation, mitigation and disaster risk management. It is the primary output of a major international scientific project sponsored by the International Geosphere Biosphere Programme, the Land-Ocean Interactions at the Coastal Zone program of IHDP/IGBP, and others.

  4. Sentencing

    Time for a Paradigm Shift
    By Ralph Henham

    At a time when fundamental questions are being asked about the relevance of existing forms of punishment in contemporary society, Sentencing argues for a profound normative understanding of the relationship between sentencing and its perception by citizens. – vital if we are to fully comprehend the nature and significance of punishment, and the particular challenges it faces as a force for social cohesion. Henham explores this theme by focusing on key areas of debate within the field... Read more...

  5. Social Theory Re-Wired

    New Connections to Classical and Contemporary Perspectives
    By Wesley Longhofer and Daniel Winchester

    This social theory text combines the structure of a print reader with the flexibility of an interactive website. The reader includes original texts from classical and contemporary theorists as well as short synopses of key ideas and brief biographies of each theorist... Read more...

  6. Evaluating Communication for Development

    A Framework for Social Change
    By June Lennie and Jo Tacchi

    The book includes a critical review of the key approaches, methodologies and methods that are considered effective for planning evaluation, assessing the outcomes of C4D, and engaging in continuous learning. This rigorous book is of immense theoretical and practical value to students, scholars, and professionals researching or working in development, communication and media, applied anthropology, and evaluation and program planning... Read more...

  7. Disaster, Conflict and Society in Crises

    Everyday Politics of Crisis Response
    Edited by Dorothea Hilhorst

    Humanitarian crises - resulting from conflict, natural disaster or political collapse – are usually perceived as a complete break from normalcy, spurring special emergency policies and interventions. In reality, there are many continuities and discontinuities between crisis and normalcy. What does this mean for our understanding of politics, aid, and local institutions during crises? Read more...

  8. R Data Analysis without Programming

    "This book is a straightforward resource for students or data analysts who would like to use R without investing valuable time learning the minutia associated with programming in R. David Gerbing makes an intimidating programming language manageable with examples from real-world scenarios. What sets this book apart is the depth and approachable level in which the output is explained."
    --Tiffany A. Whittaker, The University of Texas at Austin, USA

    To request your complimentary copy, please click here.

  9. Patient Consent

    There is an obligation for practitioners to obtain valid consent from their patients before examination, routine personal care or therapeutic treatment. All you need to know on patient consent is in this quick-reference pocket guide.

  10. Spotlight on Jeffrey H. Dorfman

    The Agricultural and Applied Economics Association highlights the celebrated career of Jeffrey H. Dorfman, author of Economics and Management of the Food Industry. Take a look here!

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