New books for Social and Political Science: July 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 July 2015 for Social and Political Science and these demonstrate the wide range of subjects being studied and researched within School.

envisioning_utopias_book_coverEnvisioning real utopias by Erik Olin Wright (shelfmark: HX73 Wri.)

Inmates’ Narratives and Discursive Discipline in Prison : Rewriting personal histories through cognitive behavioral programs by Jennifer A. Schlosser (e-book)

Illegality, inc.: clandestine migration and the business of bordering Europe by Ruben Andersson (shelfmark: JV8259.Z6 And.)

Social policy in the European Union by Karen M. Anderson (shelfmark: HN373.5 And.)

sport_development_peace_book_coverBoko Haram: Nigeria’s islamist insurgency by Virginia Comolli (shelfmark: HV6433.N6 Com.)

Sport for Development and Peace : A Critical Sociology by Simon Darnell (e-book)

Iraqi Jews: A History by Abbas Shiblak and Peter Sluglett (shelfmark: DS135.I7 Shi.)

Feminism and Men by Nikki van der Gaag (e-book)

Kenya’s past as prologue : voters, violence, and the 2013 general election by Christian Thibon, Mildred Ndeda, Marie-Aude Fouéré and Susan Mwangi (shelfmark: JQ2947.A979 Ken.)

kenyas_past_prologue_book_coverStatus in World Politics by  T. V. Paul, Deborah Welch Larson and William Curti Wohlforth (shelfmark: D31 Sta.)

In the shadows of the Holocaust & communism: Czech and Slovak Jews since 1945 by Alena Heitlinger (e-book)

The arts of citizenship in African cities : infrastructures and spaces of belonging by Mamadou Diouf and Rosalind Fredericks (shelfmark: HT148.A2 Art. Also available as e-book)

Check DiscoverEd 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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