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Society & social sciences books

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Recently Published

Trends in Social Network Analysis Information Propagation, User Behavior Modeling, Forecasting, and Vulnerability Assessment by Rokia Missaoui Trends in Social Network Analysis Information Propagation, User Behavior Modeling, Forecasting, and Vulnerability Assessment

The book collects contributions from experts worldwide addressing recent scholarship in social network analysis such as influence spread, link prediction, dynamic network biclustering, and delurking. It covers both new topics and new solutions to known problems. The contributions rely on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2017

Political Change and Public Culture in Post-1990 Nepal by Michael J. (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London) Hutt Political Change and Public Culture in Post-1990 Nepal
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This book explores domains of the Nepali public sphere in which ideas about democracy and citizenship have been debated and contested since 1990.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/01/2017

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: 24/11/2016

A Multimodal End-2-End Approach to Accessible Computing by Pradipta Biswas A Multimodal End-2-End Approach to Accessible Computing

This book illustrates how Interactive Systems can help elderly and disabled populations engage with the world around them by finding methods of overcoming the difficulties these communities face when using such systems by presenting the latest in state-of-the-art technology and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/11/2016

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

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: 14/10/2016

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: 14/10/2016

Community Development in an Uncertain World Vision, Analysis and Practice by Jim (Curtin University, Perth) Ife Community Development in an Uncertain World Vision, Analysis and Practice
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Community Development in an Uncertain World is an essential resource for students and professionals in the human services.
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/09/2016

Coming Soon

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

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

Conservation of Tropical Rainforests A Review of Financial and Strategic Solutions by Brian Joseph McFarland Conservation of Tropical Rainforests A Review of Financial and Strategic Solutions

This book critically engages with how the conservation of tropical rainforests is financed. Beginning with the context of tropical deforestation, alongside an overview of tropical ecology, global environmental policy and finance, the book reviews several conservation financing instruments. These include...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2017

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. Today, society is threatened by problems concerning...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/10/2017

Simulating Social Complexity A Handbook by Bruce Edmonds Simulating Social Complexity A Handbook

Social simulation is the study of natural and artificial society-like structures through the use of computational tools. This handbook comprehensively covers methodology, mechanisms and simulation tools. It also provides an introduction and extensive glossary.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/11/2017

Agent-Based Modeling of Social Conflict From Mechanisms to Complex Behavior by Carlos M. Lemos Agent-Based Modeling of Social Conflict From Mechanisms to Complex Behavior

This Brief revisits and extends Epstein's classical agent-based model of civil violence by considering important mechanisms suggested by social conflict theories. Among them are: relative deprivation as generator of hardship, generalized vanishing of the risk perception (`massive fear loss') when...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/11/2017

Other books in this genre

Racial and Ethnic Politics in American Suburbs by Lorrie (University of California, Los Angeles) Frasure-Yokley Racial and Ethnic Politics in American Suburbs
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This book examines racial and ethnic politics outside of the traditional context and questions the models used to understand mobility and government responsiveness.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2016

Explaining the Genetic Footprints of Catholic and Protestant Colonizers by Shane Joshua Barter Explaining the Genetic Footprints of Catholic and Protestant Colonizers

This book points out a novel pattern in colonial intimacy -that Catholic colonizers tended to leave behind significant mixed communities while Protestant colonizers were more likely to police relations with local women. This book then seeks to explain this pattern,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2015

Racial and Ethnic Politics in American Suburbs by Lorrie (University of California, Los Angeles) Frasure-Yokley Racial and Ethnic Politics in American Suburbs
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This book examines racial and ethnic politics outside of the traditional context and questions the models used to understand mobility and government responsiveness.
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/11/2015

Value Theory A Research into Subjectivity by Deshun Li Value Theory A Research into Subjectivity

This book, originally published in China in 2007 and the recipient of awards and acclaim, has resolved questions of value and inspired deep changes in the thinking of China's philosophical circles and has caused tremendous effect and lasting social impact.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/08/2015

A Multimodal End-2-End Approach to Accessible Computing by Pradipta Biswas A Multimodal End-2-End Approach to Accessible Computing

This book illustrates how Interactive Systems can help elderly and disabled populations engage with the world around them by finding methods of overcoming the difficulties these communities face when using such systems by presenting the latest in state-of-the-art technology and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2015

Beside the Seaside Brighton's Places and its People by Terry Philpot Beside the Seaside Brighton's Places and its People


Format: Paperback - Released: 25/06/2015

Simulating Social Complexity A Handbook by Bruce Edmonds Simulating Social Complexity A Handbook

Social simulation is the study of natural and artificial society-like structures through the use of computational tools. This handbook comprehensively covers methodology, mechanisms and simulation tools. It also provides an introduction and extensive glossary.
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/05/2015

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