New books for Social and Political Science

Thanks to recommendations from members of staff and requests via RAB from students the Library is continually adding new books to its collections both online and in print. Here are just a small number of the books that have been purchased by the Library for Social and Political Science subject areas since the start of semester.

fire_belowThe symbolic representation of gender: a discursive approach by Emanuela Lombardo and Petra Meier (shelfmark: HQ1075 Lom. Also available as e-book)

The fire below : how the Caucasus shaped Russia edited by Robert Bruce Ware (shelfmark: DK511.C2 Fir. Also available as e-book)

Urban planning and the pursuit of happiness: European variations on a universal theme (18th-21st centuries) edited by Arnold Bartetzky and Marc Schalenberg (e-book)

Illicit by Moisés Naím (shelfmark: HV6252 Nai.)

Into Africa : the imperial life of Margery Perham by C. Brad Faught (shelfmark: DT32.5 Fau.)

Queer TV: theories, histories, politics edited by Glyn Davis and Gary Needham (shelfmark: PN1992.8.H64 Que.)

development_failureDevelopment failure and identity politics in Uttar Pradesh edited by Roger Jeffery, Craig Jeffrey and Jens Lerche (shelfmark: HC437.U6 Dev.)

The great African land grab? : Agricultural investment and the global food system by Lorenzo Cotula (e-book)

Wedding as text: communicating cultural identities through ritual by Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz (e-book)

The Eurozone crisis and the transformation of EU governance : internal and external implications edited by Maria João Rodrigues and Eleni Xiarchogiannopoulou (shelfmark: HC240 Eur. Also available as e-book)

Check the Library Catalogue for full details of the books including number of copies, location and availability. Access to e-books is only available to students and staff of University of Edinburgh.

You may find some of these books in the New Books display on the 1st floor of the Main Library, where a selection of new books from all subjects across the University are held. Books on these display shelves can be borrowed as normal.

Caroline Stirling – Academic Support Librarian for Social and Political Science.


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