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Society & social sciences books

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Tinkering Australians Reinvent DIY Culture by Katherine Wilson Tinkering Australians Reinvent DIY Culture


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Energy Transition in East Asia A Social Science Perspective by Kuei-Tien (Risk Society and Policy Research Center, College of Social Science, National Taiwan University, Taiwan) Chou Energy Transition in East Asia A Social Science Perspective
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The Fukushima disaster of 2011 shook the globe, arousing warm debate and new research within the academic fields of countries in both the West and the East on issues related to nuclear security, public trust, government governance, risk governance and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Feminist Perspectives on Politics by Chris Corrin Feminist Perspectives on Politics

Feminist Perspectives on Politics considers how feminist perspectives have considerably broadened the scope of what is considered 'political'. Themes and issues covered range from nineteenth century debates around women's equality and liberation, to twentieth century arguments and activities towards gaining...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The H Spot The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness by Jill Filipovic The H Spot The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness

Everything we've heard from the new feminist wave is dead wrong: achieving success in life is not about leaning in, working harder, or having it all -it's about a woman's right to pursue happiness.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/05/2017

Kooperation Und Integration - Das Unvollendete Projekt Des Gesundheitssystems by Andreas Brandhorst Kooperation Und Integration - Das Unvollendete Projekt Des Gesundheitssystems


Format: Paperback - Released: 21/02/2017

Mia Mia Aboriginal Community Development Fostering Cultural Security by Cheryl Kickett-Tucker Mia Mia Aboriginal Community Development Fostering Cultural Security

Written from an Aboriginal perspective, Mia Mia Aboriginal Community Development is a valuable resource that focuses on cultural security.
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/10/2016

Cultural Hybridity and the Environment Strategies to celebrate local and Indigenous knowledge by Kirsten Maclean Cultural Hybridity and the Environment Strategies to celebrate local and Indigenous knowledge

This book highlights the importance of diversity in overcoming issues of social and environmental degradation. It presents conceptual and practical strategies to celebrate local and Indigenous knowledge for improved community development and environmental management.David Harvey has proclaimed, The geography we...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2016

Rural Health Care Delivery Modern China from the Perspective of Disease Politics by Yi Hu Rural Health Care Delivery Modern China from the Perspective of Disease Politics

This painstaking investigation into the evolution of disease politics in China analyzes the repeated changes in healthcare provision in rural areas to provide revealing insights into the political processes that built the modern-day People's Republic.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/08/2016

Coming Soon

Weather & Climate Services for the Energy Industry by Alberto Troccoli Weather & Climate Services for the Energy Industry

This book showcases the burgeoning area of applied research at the intersection between weather and climate science and the energy industry. It illustrates how better communication between science and industry can help both sides. By opening a dialogue, scientists can...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/11/2017

Reconstruction of the Public Sphere in the Socially Mediated Age by Kaoru Endo Reconstruction of the Public Sphere in the Socially Mediated Age

The aim of this book is to establish a basis for resolving the various issues facing modern society by exploring the field of Computational Social Science, which fuses the social and natural sciences.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Autoethnographies on the Environment and Human Health by Tara Rava Zolnikov Autoethnographies on the Environment and Human Health

This book explores the link between individual lives and significant environmental issues affecting millions of people around the world. Learning about environmental health through this qualitative approach will enable readers to understand how issues in the environment are currently affecting...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/12/2017

Energy Poverty (Dis)Assembling Europe's Infrastructural Divide by Stefan Bouzarovski Energy Poverty (Dis)Assembling Europe's Infrastructural Divide

This book aims to consolidate and advance debates on European and global energy poverty by exploring the political and infrastructural drivers and implications of the condition across a variety of spatial scales.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/12/2017

Blue Biophilic Cities Nature and Resilience Along The Urban Coast by Timothy Beatley Blue Biophilic Cities Nature and Resilience Along The Urban Coast

It also discusses a number of design ideas, from dynamic shoreline edges and floodable parks to living breakwaters, in order to emphasise the possibility of designing for resilience while also supporting marine biodiversity and strengthening biophilic connections to the marine...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/12/2017

Authoritarianism and the Elite Origins of Democracy by Michael (University of Chicago) Albertus, Victor (University of Washington) Menaldo Authoritarianism and the Elite Origins of Democracy
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Provides an innovative theory of regime transitions and outcomes, and tests it using extensive evidence between 1800 and today.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/12/2017

Authoritarianism and the Elite Origins of Democracy by Michael (University of Chicago) Albertus, Victor (University of Washington) Menaldo Authoritarianism and the Elite Origins of Democracy
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Provides an innovative theory of regime transitions and outcomes, and tests it using extensive evidence between 1800 and today.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/12/2017

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Communication and Popularization of Science and Technology in China by Fujun Ren, Jiequan Zhai Communication and Popularization of Science and Technology in China
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This book covers advances in science and technology communication and popularization practice and research (STCP) both in China and abroad. It calls for a greater emphasis to be placed on research into promoting scientific literacy.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/08/2016

Handbook of Social Indicators and Quality of Life Research by Kenneth C. Land Handbook of Social Indicators and Quality of Life Research

The aim of the Handbook of Social Indicators and Quality of Life Research is to create an overview of the field of Quality of Life (QOL) studies in the early years of the 21st century that can be updated and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/08/2016

Communicating European Research 2005 Proceedings of the Conference, Brussels, 14-15 November 2005 by Michel Claessens Communicating European Research 2005 Proceedings of the Conference, Brussels, 14-15 November 2005

The book contains 40 articles written by forward-thinking speakers who presented their findings at the Communicating European Research 2005 event which was organised by the European Commission in Brussels on 14-15 November 2005.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/08/2016

Versorgungsmanagement in Der Praxis Des Deutschen Gesundheitswesens Konkrete Projekte, Theoretische Aufarbeitung by John N Weatherly Versorgungsmanagement in Der Praxis Des Deutschen Gesundheitswesens Konkrete Projekte, Theoretische Aufarbeitung


Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2016

Landschaft, Identitat Und Gesundheit Zum Konzept Der Therapeutischen Landschaften by Ulrich Gebhard Landschaft, Identitat Und Gesundheit Zum Konzept Der Therapeutischen Landschaften


Format: Paperback - Released: 10/05/2016

Techniques and Tools for Designing an Online Social Network Platform by Panagiotis Karampelas Techniques and Tools for Designing an Online Social Network Platform

Through a detailed critique of existing online social networks, this volume presents the technical and methodological aspects of designing social media platforms and applications. Readers will learn current techniques and best practices for designing and implementing social networks on the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2016

Gestalttheorie Und Kognitive Psychologie by Hellmuth Metz-Gockel Gestalttheorie Und Kognitive Psychologie


Format: Paperback - Released: 08/04/2016

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