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Alcohol and its consumption is a major topic for public policy-making. Growing awareness of alcohol-related health problems among the general public has led to high levels of interest in alcohol consumption and its impact on society. This innovative collection of new perspectives on this critically...
Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge
Within only a few years, Facebook, Wikipedia, Twitter, You Tube and other social media have become an intimate part of everyday life. Web 2.0, the collective term for all forms of interactive online communication, is characterized by the overwhelming ability of users to collaboratively create...
Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge
Challenging Darwinian and Neuroscience Explanations
You can hardly open a paper or read an academic journal without some attempt to explain an aspect of human behaviour or experience by reference to neuroscience, biological or evolutionary processes. This ‘biologising’ has had rather a free ride until now, being generally accepted by the public at...
Published August 19th 2013 by Routledge
Perspectives from contemporary social science
Crowds in the 21st Century presents the latest theory and research on crowd events and crowd behaviour from across a range of social sciences, including psychology, sociology, law, and communication studies. Whether describing the language of the crowd in protest events, measuring the ability of...
Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge
Knowledge Mobilisation and the Social Sciences: Research Impact and Engagement
To Be Published November 25th 2014