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Social Sciences

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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Childhood—The Inside Story

This is a forensic analysis of the experience of childhood, from the children's point of view. It demonstrates, through case studies, how the influences of home, the school and the neighbourhood are interpreted. The pupils reveal how they form their attitudes to life; to themselves and to society. They reveal how they learn to form...
£29.99

Children and Armed Conflic...

At a time of escalating global conflict and instability, this book examines international efforts to protect children from the effects of war and armed conflict through the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), especially article 38, and the Convention’s Optional Protocol on the involvement of Children in Armed Conflict (OPA...
£44.99

Children and Childhoods 1

The early years of life are fast gaining prominence around the world. It is well documented that investment in early childhood results in exceptionally high returns in multiple arenas; greater than those resulting from enterprise focused on later periods in people’s lives. This book presents current early years research that reflec...
£39.99

Children and Childhoods 2

Decisions relating to children’s lives, including formation of policies about children and young people, advocating for children’s rights, educational instruction and parenting, all depend on images of children and childhoods. Nonetheless, prevailing images of childhood are not often subject to critique.Images of Childhood offers a...
£39.99

Children and Childhoods 3

Immigrant and Refugee Families is about crossing borders – something that many people do every day. Crossing borders is not a new endeavour. This activity has a protracted history and can be traced back to before the Common Era. Sometimes people choose to cross borders, perhaps seeking new adventure, employment or personal fulfilme...
£39.99

Children on the Boundaries...

Children on the Boundaries of Time and Space in sub-Saharan Africa has come at the time when children’s well-being is on the agendas of governments, policy makers, schools and community organisations. It provides an in-depth analysis of the relation between official children’s rights and well-being policies and their implementation...
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Citizenship in Transition

The revolutions and protests arising from the Arab Spring, combined with the establishment of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, challenged dominant ideas about what people in the Middle East expect from their governments. At the same time, a new wave of migration has been created, once again showing how the local, regional and g...
£44.99

Civic Duty

This study offers a new view on public services in the early modern Low Countries and answers the following questions: who provided public facilities in urban communities and in which ways did public amenities change in the period between 1500 and 1800?It throws light on the ways in which responsibilities were shared between city d...
£39.99

Civilisation and Fear

Paradoxically, if nature has always been a source of fear, civilisation – its other and at the same time the epitome of progress and order – has not only doubled fear itself, but also added its new sister, anxiety. In effect, the notions of civilisation, fear and anxiety can hardly be separated. Fear – either linked with anxiety or...
£44.99

Civilization at Risk

While distinguished academies of higher learning, governments, politicians, and the media struggle to find solutions to the imminent dangers posed to the Middle East and the world at large, a devastating human rights war has unfolded, with precious few warriors to combat it, let alone stem the brutal injustice that is of holocaust ...
£39.99

Civil Society in Africa

This book examines the efforts of one particular civil society organization, the human rights ministry of a Catholic parish located in the Kibera slum in Nairobi, to determine the extent to which it was able to promote democracy, human rights and the rule of law. It concludes from an analysis of the social, economic and political e...
£44.99

Civil Strife in a Complex ...

Civil Strife in a Complex and Changing World offers numerous perspectives of social conflict in the past and the present with a view toward academic classroom practices that may build strong connections both locally and globally between disparate social groups. Renaissance preachers, abolitionists, freethinkers, and even soldiers i...
£39.99
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