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  1. Religions and Development

    By Emma Tomalin

    This innovative text presents religions as something that can both obstruct and aid development, encouraging readers to engage critically with the multiple ways that religion impacts on both the conceptualization of development as well the resulting project interventions. This will be of interest to undergraduate, postgraduate students and scholars interested in religious studies, development studies, and the broader study of societies and cultures... Read more...

  2. Development Organizations

    By Rebecca Schaaf

    This invaluable text is richly complimented throughout with case studies to help illustrate the operations of development organizations; from the impact of multinational oil companies in the Niger delta to the impact of IMF reforms in Latin America and the Caribbean. This clearly written and user friendly text contains a wealth of features to assist student learning, including start of chapter learning outcomes, and end of chapter summaries, discussion topics, and suggestions for further reading and relevant websites... Read more...

  3. Black Men, Invisibility and Crime

    Towards a Critical Race Theory of Desistance
    By Martin Glynn

    Past studies have suggested that offenders desist from crime due to a range of factors, such as familial pressures, faith based interventions or financial incentives. This book seeks to bring much needed attention to this under-researched area of criminological inquiry... Read more...

  4. Young Adult Offenders

    Lost in Transition?
    Edited by Friedrich Lösel, Anthony Bottoms and David P. Farrington

    This latest volume in the Cambridge Criminal Justice Series focuses upon young adults and their treatment in the criminal justice system. The subject is very topical because there is increasing evidence that a rigid distinction between ‘youth’ and ‘adulthood’ is not appropriate in modern societies... Read more...

  5. An Introduction to Criminological Theory

    4th Edition
    By Roger Hopkins Burke

    This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to criminological theory for students taking courses in criminology at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Building on previous editions, which broadened the debate on criminological theory, this book presents the latest research and theoretical developments...Read more...

  6. Domestic Violence and Criminal Justice

    By Nicola Groves and Terry Thomas

    Domestic Violence and Criminal Justice examines the phenomenon of domestic violence, the various forms it takes and the theories that have been put forward to explain it. It takes an historical approach to examine policy and legislative developments over the last forty years and how those developments make themselves manifest today... Read more... 

  7. Hybrid Media Culture

    Sensing Place in a World of Flows
    Edited by Simon Lindgren

    In the aftermath of all-encompassing perspectives on ‘postmodernisation’ and ‘globalization’, there is now a pressing need for scholars of new media and society to come to terms with issues of place, embodiment, and materiality in a world of ‘virtual’ flows and ‘cyber’ culture... Read more...

  8. Body Studies

    An Introduction
    By Margo DeMello

    In recent years, body studies has expanded rapidly, becoming an increasingly popular field of study within anthropology, sociology, and cultural studies. This groundbreaking textbook takes the topics and theories from these disciplines, and combines them into one single, easily accessible text for students... Read more...

  9. Understanding Deviance

    Connecting Classical and Contemporary Perspectives
    By Tammy L. Anderson

    In this collection of 48 reprinted and completely original articles, Tammy Anderson gives her fellow instructors of undergraduate deviance a refreshing way to energize and revitalize their courses. [36 are reprints; 12 are original to this text/anthology]... Read more...

  10. Individual and Society

    Sociological Social Psychology
    By Lizabeth Crawford and Katherine Novak

    Unlike other texts for undergraduate sociological social psychology courses, this text presents the three distinct traditions (or "faces") in sociological social psychology (symbolic interactionism, social structure and personality, and group processes and structures) and emphasizes the different theoretical frameworks within which social psychological analyses are conducted within each research tradition... Read more...

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