New books for Social and Political Science: December 2014

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 added to the Library’s collections in December 2014 and early January 2015 for Social and Political Science.

understanding_political_science_research_methodsUnderstanding political science research methods : the challenge of inference by Maryann Barakso, Daniel M. Sabet and Brian F. Schaffner (shelfmark: JA86 Bar. Also available as e-book).

The wellbeing of nations : meaning, motive and measurement by Paul Allin and David J. Hand (e-book)

Government of Development : peasants and politicians in postcolonial Tanzania by Leander Schneider (shelfmark: HN797.Z9 Sch.)

Sexual behaviour in Britain : the national survey of sexual attitudes and lifestyles by Kaye Wellings (and others) (shelfmark: HQ18.6.G7 Sex.)

watching_the_watchersScrambling for Africa : AIDS, expertise, and the rise of American global health science by Johanna Tayloe Crane (shelfmark: GN296.5.U33 Cra.)

Watching the Watchers : Parliament and the Intelligence Services by Hugh Bochel, Andrew Defty, Jane Kirkpatrick (e-book)

The Damage Done by Peter Woolf with Humphrey Price (shelfmark: HV6248.W66 Woo.)

Love : a question for feminism in the twenty-first century edited by Anna G. Jónasdóttir and Ann Ferguson (e-book)

golden_holocaustGolden holocaust : origins of the cigarette catastrophe and the case for abolition by Robert N. Proctor (e-book)

Handbook on sexual violence edited by Jennifer M. Brown and Sandra L. Walklate (shelfmark: HV6556 Han.)

Social Media and Democracy : innovations in participatory politics edited by Brian D. Loader and Dan Mercea (e-book)

The people want : a radical exploration of the Arab uprising by Gilbert Achcar ; translated from the French by G.M. Goshgarian (shelfmark: JQ1850.A91 Ach. 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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