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  • Handbook of Evolutionary Research in Archaeology 

    Prentiss, Anna Marie (Springer, 2019)
    Evolutionary archaeology has developed from a marginal discussion to a mainstream focus in modern archaeology. Archaeologists have become widely aware that the rigorous procedures developed in the guise of evolutionary ...
  • Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Social Work 

    Drisko, James W.; Grady, Melissa D. (Springer, 2019)
    Evidence-based practice (EBP) is a major shaping influence in clinical social work practice, in relation to economic policies, and in professional education. The definition of EBP remains contested; professionals still ...
  • Witnessing Torture 

    Moore, Alexandra S.; Swanson, Elizabeth (Springer, 2018)
    I became involved with human rights activism at the age of fourteen, but it would be twenty-five years before I met a person who had survived torture. Many human rights activists and academics never meet someone who has ...
  • Research Methods for the Digital Humanities 

    levenberg, lewis; Neilson, Tai; Rheams, David (Springer, 2018)
    This book introduces a range of digital research methods, locates each method within critical humanities approaches, presents examples from established and emerging practitioners, and provides guides for researchers. In ...
  • Philosophy of Race 

    Zack, Naomi (Springer, 2018)
    Many academic philosophers who are generally interested in social justice issues pertaining to racial and ethnic minority groups still do not clearly distinguish between Philosophy of Race and African American philosophy. And ...
  • International Humanitarian Action 

    Heintze, Hans-Joachim; Thielb€orger, Pierre (Springer, 2018)
    NOHA (The Network on Humanitarian Action) is an international association of 12 European universities and five global partner universities. The aim of NOHA is to enhance professionalism in the humanitarian sector through ...
  • Criminal Justice and Mental Health 

    Hector, Jada; Khey, David (Springer, 2018)
    Mental illness impacts millions of people as well as their loved ones. It can take many forms; it can ebb and flow throughout the life course; it can be the root of a life of suffering; yet, in most cases, it does not ...
  • Psychology of Perception 

    Grondin, Simon (Springer, 2016)
    This book is a translation of “Psychologie de la perception” published by the Presses de l’Université Laval and has the same name as a course offered at the School of Psychology of Laval University, Québec. It is not a ...
  • Handbook of LGBT Elders 

    Harley, Debra A.; Teaster, Pamela B. (Springer, 2016)
    As editors of this text, Pamela and I have over 40 years of combined experience in service delivery; education; and research in aging, human rights, disability, and social services. Beginning in 2013, we collaborated ...
  • LATEX in 24 Hours 

    Datta, Dilip (Springer, 2017)
    The necessity for writing this book was felt long back, during my Ph.D. work, when I saw students and researchers struggling with LATEX for preparing their articles and theses. A very limited number of books on LATEX are ...
  • LGBT-Parent Families 

    Goldberg, Abbie E.; Allen, Katherine R. (Springer, 2013)
    In 2003, I began teaching an undergraduate course titled “Sexual Diversity in Society” in what proved to be a turning point year for North American struggles for LGBT family rights. Gay rights plaintiffs in the USA and ...
  • Strategie International Management 

    Morschett, Dirk; Schramm-Klein, Ha.nna; Zentes, Joachim (Springer, 2010)
    The first edition of this book has been sold within less than one year so that a second edition became necessary. In this second edition, all chapters have been updated, all case studies revised and recent data were ...
  • Handbook of the Sociology of Gender 

    Chafetz, Janet Saltzman (Springer, 2006)
    During the past three decades, feminist scholars have successfully demonstrated the ubiquity and omnirelevance of gender as a sociocultural construction in virtually all human collectivities, past and present. Intrapsychic, ...
  • Handbook of the Life Course 

    Mortimer, Jeylan T.; Shanahan, Michael J. (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003)
    The development of the life course as a field of study parallels in some respects another prominent subfield of sociology, social psychology. In his now-classic assessment, House (1977) observed that social psychology’s ...
  • Social Justice Theory and Practice for Social Work 

    Watts, Lynelle; Hodgson, David (Springer, 2019)
    In recent years, social justice has moved to become a central principle and value within social work. As social work educators, we found that many of our conversations with students and our colleagues centred on ...
  • Legal Dynamics of EU External Relations 

    Waele, Henri de (Springer, 2017)
    Harold Wilson famously remarked that a week is a long time in politics. Law would seem to be different, in that developments dating back several years can still be easily tagged as ‘recent’ by la doctrine. Nevertheless, ...
  • Quantitative Methods for the Social Sciences 

    Stockemer, Daniel (Springer, 2019)
    Under what conditions do countries go to war? What is the influence of the 2008–2009 economic crisis on the vote share of radical right-wing parties in Western Europe? What type of people are the most likely to protest ...
  • Fraud and Corruption 

    Kratcoski, Peter C.; Edelbacher, Maximilian (Springer, 2018)
    The concepts fraud and corruption can be defined in several ways, depending on the contexts in which the terms are being applied. One needs only to look at the history of civilizations, both those in the past and the ...
  • Entertainment Science 

    Hennig-Thurau, Thorsten; Houston, Mark B. (Springer, 2019)
    The entertainment industry, enlightening billions of people with movies, games, books, and music, is often characterized by its “Nobody-Knows-Anything” mantra. This mantra, coined more than 30 years ago by screenwriter ...
  • Introduction to Formal Philosophy 

    Hansson, Sven Ove; Hendricks, Vincent F. (Springer, 2018)
    In 1974, a wonderful little book came out entitled Formal Philosophy: Selected Papers of Richard Montague, edited by Richmond H. Thomason. The book was a beautiful testimony to the fact that formal methods may indeed ...

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