Human Genetics for the Social Sciences
by Gregory Carey
Publisher: Sage Publications 2002
This book is for students in the behavioral sciences who need to understand genetics, but who have little or no training in biology. The text provides the basic biology which is essential for an understanding of genetics and then provides a solid overview of the principles of genetics. The author reviews a selected sample of the research that is most relevant to the social and behavioral sciences.
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by Ingrid Robeyns - Open Book Publishers
How do we evaluate ambiguous concepts such as wellbeing, freedom, and social justice? The capability approach, a theoretical framework pioneered in the 1980s, has become an increasingly influential way to think about these issues.
Advancements in biology, electronics, engineering, and society result in many different futuristic scenarios. In this book, you will find a vast database of ideas pertaining to the discipline of futurology, as well as of current trends.
- National Academies Press
In exploring the occurrence of violence, researchers have recognized the tendency for violent acts to cluster, to spread from place to place, and to mutate from one type to another. Violent acts are often preceded or followed by other violent acts.
by Robert A. Hanneman, Mark Riddle - University of California, Riverside
The authors' goal in preparing this book is to provide a very basic introduction to the core ideas of social network analysis, and how these ideas are implemented in the methodologies that many social network analysts use.