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Embark on a riveting journey through the study of social complexity with The Atlas of Social Complexity. Over three decades of scientific exploration unfold, unravelling the enigmatic threads that compose the fabric of society. From the dance of bacteria, to human-machine interactions, to the ever-shifting dynamics of power in social networks, this Atlas maps the evolution of our understanding of social complexity.

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A Transformative-Emancipatory Toolkit for Educators

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline, thanks to generous funding support from Lund University. Promoting Inclusion and Justice in University Teaching offers a theoretical and practical contribution to ongoing debates concerning why and how we need to expand the goals of education in an increasingly diverse academia to enhance inclusivity and equity. It integrates a wide range of well-designed teaching activities grounded in the principles of transformative pedagogy into university settings to connect in-class teaching to social justice demands.

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How to Incorporate Equity and Justice in Your Teaching advocates for radical inclusivity in the contemporary social science classroom. Including a range of adaptable course materials, this forward-thinking book will enable instructors working at a range of levels to integrate equity and social justice into their practice.

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The growing chasm between rich and poor, within societies and between nations, has enormous implications not only for people’s well-being and life chances but for the prospects for democracy throughout the world. From the interpersonal to the societal level, social inequality is the central feature of social life. Helping students appreciate and understand this is the most important task of social science instruction.

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International, Comparative and Global Perspectives
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Drawing together international perspectives and disciplinary sub-fields of comparative and global social policy, this book provides an insightful guide for educators and academics embarking on or revisiting the design and teaching of classes, courses and programmes in and around social and public policy.

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Drawing on the diverse experience of a team of internationally recognised specialists, Teaching Political Sociology provides educators with a concise and accessible guide to the main topic areas likely to form part of term, semester, or year-long courses in political sociology.

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This comprehensive Handbook illustrates the wide range of approaches to teaching and learning social research methods in the classroom, online, in the field and in informal contexts. Bringing together contributors from varied disciplines and nations, it represents a landmark in the development of pedagogical culture for social research methods.

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Business and human rights (BHR) is a rapidly developing field at the intersection of business, law, and public policy. Teaching Business and Human Rights is a practical guide and resource for the growing community of BHR teachers, students, and practitioners – from advocates and policymakers to business managers and investors. Chapter authors explain common BHR topics, suggest teaching approaches that work in the classroom, and identify helpful teaching resources. Chapters cover the building blocks of a BHR curriculum: foundational topics including corporate responsibility, human rights, and human rights due diligence; tools, such as legislation and litigation, to provide remedy and hold companies accountable for their human rights impacts; and the specific rights affected by businesses in different industries.

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Showcasing advanced research from over 30 expert sociologists, this dynamic Handbook explores a wide range of cutting-edge developments in scholarship on teaching and learning in sociology. It presents instructors with a comprehensive companion on how to achieve excellence in teaching, both in individual courses and across the undergraduate sociology curriculum.

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Explaining both the theoretical and practical aspects of doing qualitative research, the book uses examples from real-world research projects to emphasise how to conduct qualitative research in the social sciences. Pranee Liamputtong draws together contributions covering qualitative research in cultural and medical anthropology, sociology, gender studies, political science, criminology, demography, economic sciences, social work, and education.

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