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  1. The perfect textbooks on social exclusion in sport

    Are you looking for the perfect textbooks on social exclusion in sport?

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  2. Sociological Perspectives on Sport

    The Games Outside the Games
    Edited by David Karen, Robert E. Washington

    Sociological Perspectives on Sport: The Games Outside the Games seeks not only to inform students about the sports world but also to offer them analytical skills and the application of theoretical perspectives that deepen their awareness and understanding of social processes linking sports to the larger social world... Read more...

  3. Regression Analysis for the Social Sciences

    2nd Edition
    By Rachel A. Gordon

    Provides graduate students in the social sciences with the basic skills they need to estimate, interpret, present, and publish basic regression models using contemporary standards... Read more...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. Off the Grid

    Re-Assembling Domestic Life
    By Phillip Vannini and Jonathan Taggart

    Off-grid isn’t a state of mind. It isn’t about someone being out of touch, about a place that is hard to get to, or about a weekend spent offline. Off-grid is the property of a building (generally a home but sometimes even a whole town) that is disconnected from the electricity and the natural gas grid. To live off-grid, therefore, means having to radically re-invent domestic life as we know it, and this is what this book is about: individuals and families who have chosen to live in that dramatically innovative, but also quite old, way of life... Read more...

  7. Essential Business Skills for Social Work Managers

    Tools for Optimizing Programs and Organizations
    By Andrew J. Germak

    Many social workers find themselves in management positions within a few years of graduating from MSW programs. Most of these jobs are in nonprofit human service organizations in which, increasingly, business acumen is necessary to maintain grants and donations, start new programs, market services to clients, supervise the finance function, and understand the external environment... Read more...

  8. Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides?

    Abortion, Neonatal Care, Assisted Dying, and Capital Punishment, 2nd Edition
    By Sheldon Ekland-Olson

    This second edition of Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides? has been updated to consider the rising stakes for issues of life and death. Abortion, assisted dying, and capital punishment are among the most contentious issues in many societies and demand debate... Read more...

  9. Latino Homicide

    Immigration, Violence, and Community, 2nd Edition
    By Ramiro Martinez, Jr.

    Latino Homicide is the first empirically based, but readable book for courses to counter the conventional wisdom that immigrant populations only contribute crime to their communities. For this second edition, Martinez further emphasizes his argument with updated data and the addition of a new city, San Antonio... Read more...

  10. Sport Culture and Society

    An Introduction, second edition, 2nd Edition
    By Grant Jarvie

    This second edition will be a must-read for anyone interested in the study of sport and society in an increasingly globalized world.

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