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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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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...
£47.99

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

Young Children as Active C...

Young Children as Citizens explores how young children (birth to 12 years of age) can and should participate in civic life. It reflects new images of young children as social actors, together with the increased interest in children's rights in the public sphere. The contributors are early childhood researchers, pedagogues, children...
£39.99

Youth and the Labour Marke...

In order to improve the quality and efficiency of youth employment, this book examines the cases of the Romanian labour market and of youth employment performance. Recent developments in the labour market participation of young people indicate an accentuation of labour market segmentation and a decrease in job security for young pe...
£54.99

Youth Unemployment and Job...

Youth unemployment and joblessness are major issues for national governments and international organizations across the globe. In this respect, the school-to-work transition challenge is increasingly raising the interest of companies, education and training institutions, families and young people themselves, who are often involved ...
£49.99

Zambia Social Science Jour...

This issue of the Zambia Social Science Journal looks at a number of pressing issues focusing on different parts of the Southern African sub-region. In “Estimating the Impact of Food, Fuel, and Financial Crises on Zambian Households,” Neil McCulloch and Amit Grover combine national household survey data from Zambia in 2006 with det...
£19.99

Zambia Social Science Jour...

This issue of the Zambia Social Science Journal examines educational and economic issues in Sudan and South Sudan, Uganda, and Tanzania. In the first article, Bruno Yawe looks at the technical efficiency of Uganda’s primary schools over period from 1995 to 2009. The study focuses on immediate education outputs, demonstrating that U...
£24.99
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