New books for Social and Political Science: February 2015

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 February 2015 for Social and Political Science.

industrializing_organisms_book_coverIndustrializing organisms : introducing evolutionary history edited by Susan R. Schrepfer and Philip Scranton (shelfmark: S494.5.B563 Ind.)

Alcohol and moral regulation : public attitudes, spirited measures and Victorian hangovers by Henry Yeomans (e-book)

Mind Change : how digital technologies are leaving their mark on our brains by Susan Greenfield (shelfmark: BF311 Gre.)

Handbook of Accounting and Development edited by Trevor Hopper, Mathew Tsamenyi, Shahzad Uddin and Danture Wickramasinghe (e-book)

transient_workspaces_book_coverInterpreting global security edited by Mark Bevir, Oliver Daddow and Ian Hall (shelfmark: UA10.5 Int. Also available as e-book)

Transient workspaces : technologies of everyday innovation in Zimbabwe by Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga (shelfmark: GN645 Mav.)

Darfur and the crisis of governance in Sudan : a critical reader edited by Salah M. Hassan, Carina E. Ray (shelfmark: DT159.6.D27 Dar.)

Uneven development : nature, capital, and the production of space by Neil Smith (e-book)

Arms Control in the 21st Century : between coercion and cooperation edited by Oliver Meier and Christopher Daase (shelfmark: JZ5625 Arm. Also available as e-book)

virtual_economies_book_coverVirtual Economies : design and analysis by Vili Lehdonvirta and Edward Castronova (shelfmark: GV1469.15 Leh.)

Under New Public Management : institutional ethnographies of changing front-line work edited by Alison I. Griffith and Dorothy E. Smith (shelfmark: HV40 Und.)

Creativity, innovation and the cultural economy edited by Andy C. Pratt and Paul Jeffcutt (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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