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The Cambridge Scholars Publishing ‘Social Sciences’ department contains a vibrant collection of interdisciplinary scholarship, which incorporates insights from Sociology, Economics, Anthropology, Psychology and Political Science, as well as newer disciplines such as Social Neuroscience, Behavioural Economics, and Evolutionary Psychology. Our studies in Social Sciences are of interest to academics and practitioners alike, providing leading edge research, which reflects the breadth and complexity of our 21st century society, and offers practical insight to inform policymakers and enhance real-world implementation.

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A Full-Bodied Society

The human body is always changing its meanings. Historical research on this can draw on a host of specialisms. Historians, lettrists and linguists contribute to this book a coherent little tumult of perspectives: what was thinkable for pagan and Christian Anglo-Saxons, and how far did the two really differ? Why did New English Puri...
£34.99

A Just World

A Just World: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives on Social Justice is a multi-disciplinary analysis of social justice intended to foster scholarly discussion on a just world. The contributors to this volume maintain that justice in society is a most pressing concern in the world today, and discussion about it must be, beyond theory, p...
£39.99

A Malaysian Study of Mixed...

This book consists of ten chapters, focusing on how to combine quantitative with qualitative methods in a research project. The approach of combining both methods is called ‘Triangulation’. In the social sciences, triangulation is often used in combining several research methods to study one subject. However, it is not in itself a ...
£68.99

A Model Mother? Family Pol...

This book explores childrearing approach as one of the prime sites of the reproduction of social inequality. During the latter half of the 2000s, UK and Scottish government policy placed increasing emphasis on the importance of parenting and the early years as factors likely to have an impact on health, education and employment out...
£44.99

A Multicultural and Multif...

This book contains a multicultural and multifaceted study of ideologies and conflicts related to the complex realities and fictions of Nation and Identity represented in contemporary literature written in English. The history and present time of the United Kingdom, the British Empire and North America provide vast fields of researc...
£34.99

A New Human Impulse for So...

The second volume of the New Horizon Series, this book offers an overview of a wide range of contemporary issues in education and society, including narrative explorations, various models of education and learning, study techniques, leadership, experiential learning, emotions, personal development, recreational activities, emerging...
£58.99

A Pacifist's Life and Deat...

The shadow of a man standing on the back of a three-wheel pickup truck and smashing with a club the head of another man without the police even pretending to chase the killers was to haunt Greeks for many years. With hindsight, it seemed uncannily like a foretaste of what awaited Greece when the Junta stepped in on April 1967, and ...
£52.99

A Practitioners’ Manual on...

This volume has been developed as a step-by-step guide for professionals involved in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating developmental interventions. It introduces and elucidates the key concepts and procedures involved, starting from the fundamentals of project design and management, the basics of monitoring and eva...
£61.99

A Sandy Path near the Lake

This book presents the long-awaited autobiography of Kovit Khemananda, a Thai Buddhist artist and spiritual teacher. Kovit’s life story begins near his home village of Tha Khura in Southern Thailand, on the shores of Songkhla Lake. He relates growing up surrounded by unique local traditions and abundant natural resources, including...
£57.99

A Sociocultural Study of I...

This book is the result of research which was begun over twenty years ago and which spanned two countries, as well as two decades. It developed out of the author’s work in speech therapy, but took on the in-depth theoretical investigation of the work of Bernstein, Vygotsky, Luria, and Hallidayan linguistics in an investigation of w...
£52.99

A Time to Reason and Compa...

This collection commemorates the centenary of decisive events in the history of international Modernism. The second decade of the twentieth century witnessed an extraordinary burst of creativity and inquiry which left an indelible mark in literature, music, and the visual arts, as well as in their respective theoretical frameworks....
£41.99

A Trip to Africa

In 1883, three of the masterminds of Viennese operetta collaborated on a new masterpiece; A Trip to Africa – or Die Afrikareise in the original German. They were composer Franz von Suppé and librettists Richard Genée and Moritz West. The final result was one of the best Viennese operettas of all time. The work was performed across ...
£52.99
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