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  1. Did you see these Author Interviews and Articles in 2014?

    We hope you got the chance to watch or read these interviews and articles from our authors in 2014, but in case you didn’t, we’ve put them all in one place to make them easily accessible.

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  2. American Ethnologist Review

    My Father's Wars: Migration, Memory, and the Violence of a Century
    By Alisse Waterston

    "This beautifully written book is more than the story of Waterston's family. Like the best writers of memoir, Waterston skillfully situates her family's story into the cross currents of 20th-century history… Like all good stories, the ones in My Father's Wars will be read, analyzed, and debated for many years to come—the mark of a classic work."American Ethnologist

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  3. Knowing New Biotechnologies

    Social Aspects of Technological Convergence
    Edited by Matthias Wienroth, Eugénia Rodrigues

    The areas of personal genomics and citizen science draw on – and bring together – different cultures of producing and managing knowledge and meaning. They also cross local and global boundaries, are subjects and objects of transformation and mobility of research practices, evaluation and multi-stakeholder groups... Read more...

  4. Psychosocial Studies

    An Introduction
    By Kath Woodward

    There is expanding global interest in the relationship between the psychological and the social. The bringing together of affect, emotion and feeling with social, political and cultural forces offers a creative, innovative and rich set of ways of understanding what Charles Wright Mills called the links between personal troubles and public issues... Read more...

  5. Coasts for People

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Coastal and Marine Resource Management
    By Fikret Berkes

     Issues of sustainability and increased competition over coastal resources are changing practices of resource management. Societal concerns about environmental degradation and loss of coastal resources have steadily increased, while other issues like food security, biodiversity, and climate change, have emerged... Read more... 

  6. Threshold Concepts in Women’s and Gender Studies

    Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing
    By Christie Launius, Holly Hassel

    Threshold Concepts in Women’s and Gender Studies: Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing is a textbook designed primarily for introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies courses with the intent of providing both a skills- and concept-based foundation in the field. The text is driven by a single key question: "What are the ways of thinking, seeing, and knowing that characterize women’s and gender studies and are valued by its practitioners?"... Read more...

  7. Nonprofit Organizations and Civil Society in the United States

    By Kelly LeRoux, Mary K. Feeney

    LeRoux and Feeney’s Nonprofit Organizations and Civil Society in the United States makes a departure from existing nonprofit texts on the market: rather than focus on management, it focuses on nonprofit organizations and their contributions to the social, political, and economic dimensions of society... Read more...

  8. Highly Recommended by CHOICE Reviews

    Routledge Handbook of Public Communication of Science and Technology

    "The range and depth of the work make it extremely useful for all scholars concerned with the fate of science in an environment that requires increasing specialization, causing a detachment between scientists and laypersons. Further, the work provides important global context to the issue of scientific communication.Summing Up: Highly recommended. All academic and professional audiences." -G. D. Oberle III, George Mason University, CHOICE Reviews, February 2015
    Click here to order your copy today!

  9. NEW 2015 Sociology Catalog

    The NEW Sociology New and Key Titles 2015 Catalog is now available. Click here to view online today and browse all the latest titles. Further your own research or professional interests, challenge and support your students, or provide essential reference materials for your institutional library.

  10. Threshold Concepts in Women’s and Gender Studies

    Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing
    By Christie Launius and Holly Hassel

    Threshold Concepts in Women’s and Gender Studies: Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing is a textbook designed primarily for introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies courses with the intent of providing both a skills- and concept-based foundation in the field. The text is driven by a single key question: "What are the ways of thinking, seeing, and knowing that characterize women’s and gender studies and are valued by its practitioners?"... Read more...

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