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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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Women Past and Present

In Western societies, many traditional feminist claims have already been fulfilled both in law and in official discourse. Indeed, legislative steps have already been taken towards securing civil and political rights and equal opportunities for women. This, of course, is not the case in many other regions of the world, as some of th...
£44.99

Women, Social and Cultural...

Drawing from a range of disciplines, this book pivots around the central concept of women, social and cultural change in Ireland during the twentieth century. The interdisciplinary, inter-institutional nature of the work gathered here aims to challenge monolithic representations of Irish female identity. Utilising new sources and t...
£29.99

Women, Wellness, and the M...

As a former nurse and someone who now teaches Women’s Studies, I have long been interested in the politics of health care. Today, most Americans would agree that our health care system is broken. We pay more for health care than any nation in the world, yet in 2007, the World Health Organization ranked us as 37th in quality of he...
£34.99

Work and Leisure Policy fo...

Working hours in Korea are considerably longer than those of most other countries throughout the world. The 40 hour workweek was eventually introduced in 2005, meaning that many people were finally no longer legally obliged to work on Saturdays or Sundays. Despite expectations that this legislation would have a remarkable impact on...
£44.99

Work and the Challenges of...

This book engages with migrant work in globalizing economies, both in the EU and worldwide, to explore the relationships between work and the complexity of migrant belonging in transnational spaces. Migrant experiences related to global labour market structures are understood in the context of transnational and national policy fram...
£44.99

Working the System in Sub-...

What is the extent to which democracy, good governance, liberal citizenship and development are negotiated and shaped in sub-Saharan African countries in the context of the ‘globalised world’? Is this a characteristic of the current historical era alone? Do global ideas about politics and development in sub-Saharan Africa take on n...
£39.99

Work-Life Balance and the ...

No one can deny the significance attributed to the issue of reconciling work and private life by contemporary society, the EU and other international organisations. Its relevance is evident in the multifaceted nature of this topic and the need for each party to the employment contract to strike a proper balance between professional...
£52.99

Work-Life Balance and the ...

No one can deny the significance attributed to the issue of reconciling work and private life by contemporary society, the EU and other international organisations. Its relevance is evident in the multifaceted nature of this topic and the need for each party to the employment contract to strike a proper balance between professional...
£47.99

Writing on the Body? Thin...

This groundbreaking piece of work establishes a “position of embodiment” as an ethically salient epistemological and empirical strategy for understanding, representing, and experiencing gendered embodiment and marked flesh. Developing an embodied, feminist critique of the sociology of the body, the author integrates this position w...
£34.99

Writing Strategies and Str...

This book provides a theoretical and practical framework for understanding the writing strategies used by Singapore primary school students and strategy-based writing instruction conducted in Singapore primary schools. It offers a detailed account of how research into primary students’ writing strategies was investigated in the Sin...
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Yesterday's Tomorrows

2012 was a year of financial crises and ecological disasters, of endings and forebodings. The world did not end on December 21st as the Mayan calendar predicted, but became the stage for new beginnings, utopian communities, protest groups and solidarity movements. The essays in this book form an intertextual space for negotiating m...
£54.99

You Gotta' Stand Up

If it’s true that we’re known by the company we keep, then Texas humorist, First Amendment Advocate, “Hee Haw’s homespun philosopher, and 1950s media blacklist buster, John Henry Faulk’s character was first quality. His story intersects some of America’s best and brightest: Eugene Victor Debs, the “Texas Triumvirate,” Edward R. Mu...
£34.99
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