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  1. Complexity Theory and the Social Sciences

    The State of the Art
    By David Byrne and Gillian Callaghan

    For the past two decades, ‘complexity’ has informed a range of work across the social sciences. There are diverse schools of complexity thinking, and authors have used these ideas in a multiplicity of ways, from health inequalities to the organization of large scale firms. Some understand complexity as emergence from the rule-based interactions of simple agents and explore it through agent-based modeling. Others argue against such ‘restricted complexity’ and for the development of case-based narratives deploying a much wider set of approaches and techniques. Major social theorists have been reinterpreted through a complexity lens and the whole methodological program of the social sciences has been recast in complexity terms...Read more...

  2. Sex/Gender: Biology in a Social World

    By Anne Fausto-Sterling

    Sex/Gender
    presents a relatively new way to think about how biological difference can be produced over time in response to different environmental and social experiences.

    This book gives a clearly written explanation of the biological and cultural underpinnings of gender. Anne Fausto-Sterling provides an introduction to the biochemistry, neurobiology, and social construction of gender with expertise and humor in a style accessible to a wide variety of readers. In addition to the basics, Sex/Gender ponders the moral, ethical, social and political side to this inescapable subject. Read more...

  3. Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change

    Although Community-Based Adaptation is a relatively new field, there are a growing number of case studies that show how the skills, knowledge and experience of local people can be supported to facilitate adaptation in the face of the risks posed by climate change. Combining research and experience from the fields of climate change and development, this book presents cutting edge knowledge that moves the debate on CBA forward towards effective, appropriate, ‘scaled-up’ adaptive action.
     

  4. Cognition & Learning Textbooks

    New Online Catalog: Cognition and Learning Textbooks

    This catalog features the latest and bestselling Cognition and Learning textbooks from Psychology Press and Routledge.

    Instructors can request complimentary exam copies of course texts.

  5. Check out our Social Work and Social Welfare Textbooks 2014 online catalog!

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

  6. Check out our Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Textbooks 2014 online catalog!

    This catalog features Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health textbooks published by Routledge, Psychology Press, Guilford Press, and CRC Press.

  7. Sino Japanese Relations

    Author of the Month: Michael Yahuda talks about China, Japan and Tigers

    This month, prolific author Michael Yahuda talks about how the two great powers ('tigers') of East Asia compete and cooperate with each other. His brand new textbook, Sino-Japanese Relations after the Cold War explores in detail the ways in which politics has shaped the thinking about history and identity in both China and Japan and explains the role political leadership in each country has played in shaping their respective nationalisms.

    Order your complimentary exam copy today!

  8. A Counselor’s Introduction to Neuroscience

    Praise for A Counselor’s Introduction to Neuroscience:

    "This is the book the field of clinical counseling has been waiting for! In the typical writing style of both Dr. McHenrys, it offers readers an easy-to-read, intelligent, comprehensive picture of the dynamic evolution of neuroscience and provides readers with accessible explanations of the exciting and pragmatic methods for working effectively with people seeking growth and enhanced well-being. It is a must-have addition to any mental-health practitioner's assortment of tools."

    —Kathryn MacCluskie, PhD, Cleveland State University, USA

  9. NEW: The Study of Religion: A Reader

    "...a thoughtful and creative selection of works on religion and ritual from a variety of disciplinary, historical, and cultural perspectives."

    In this new collection the editors present a selection of key writings that reflect a broad range of voices on the nature and practice of the discipline, illustrating the spectrum of ideas that people throughout history have had when considering how to understand and study religion. Learn more | View TOC

    Instructors - Order your complimentary exam copy of The Study of Religion: A Reader today by following this link.

  10. Water Security

    The purpose of this book is to present an overview of the latest research, policy, practitioner, academic and international thinking on water security – an issue that, like water governance a few years ago, has developed much policy awareness and momentum with a wide range of stakeholders. As a concept it is open to multiple interpretations and the authors here set out the various approaches to the topic from different perspectives.
     

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