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Jul 29 2015

New additions for Social Sciences at HKU Libraries

Every Wednesday, the new titles for the current week are put on New Book Display, G/F, Main Library.

Click on the links below to find the new additions for social sciences for the current week and the past three weeks:

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Jul 22 2015

Web of Science Update

A new update will be released on July 26, 2015 to Web of Science and during this time of scheduled maintenance, access may be intermittent. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Jul 22 2015

New additions for Social Sciences at HKU Libraries

Every Wednesday, the new titles for the current week are put on New Book Display, G/F, Main Library.

Click on the links below to find the new additions for social sciences for the current week and the past three weeks:

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Jul 20 2015

SpringerOpen journal: Geoenvironmental Disasters

Geoenvironmental Disasters is a SpringerOpen journal that is fully and immediately open for access. It is an international journal with a focus on multi-disciplinary applied and fundamental research and the societal impacts related to geoenvironmental disasters triggered by various types of hazards (e.g. earthquakes, volcanic activity, landslides, tsunamis, intensive erosion and hydro-meteorological events). The journal publishes research papers, quick reports of recent geoenvironmental disasters, review papers and technical reports of various geoenvironmental disaster-related case studies.

 

Please click here to read its first published articles and most viewed articles.

 

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Jul 17 2015

Access articles from Routledge Ethnicity Journals

Special Issue: Ethnic and Racial Studies Review

Having established itself as a successful forum for discussion and reflection, the latest Review issue from Ethnic and Racial Studies offers guidance to the latest research through the publication of book reviews, symposia and discussion pieces.

Please click here to enjoy free access until 31st October 2015. HKUL users can continue to access the issue via http://library.hku.hk/record=b1399675

 

Editor’s Choice of Journal of Intercultural Studies

Journal of Intercultural Studies showcases innovative scholarship about emerging cultural formations, intercultural negotiations and contemporary challenges to cultures and identities. It is an international, interdisciplinary journal that covers contributions from scholars in cultural studies, sociology, gender studies, political science, cultural geographers, urban studies, race and ethnic studies. A selection of articles, hand-picked by the Editor can be accessed for free online until the end of December 2015.

Please click here to begin reading today.

 

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Jul 15 2015

New additions for Social Sciences at HKU Libraries

Every Wednesday, the new titles for the current week are put on New Book Display, G/F, Main Library.

Click on the links below to find the new additions for social sciences for the current week and the past three weeks:

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Jul 13 2015

Routledge Editor’s Choice articles from Journal of Contemporary China

Journal of Contemporary China provides exclusive information about contemporary Chinese affairs for scholars, business people and government policy-makers. It publishes articles of theoretical and policy research and research notes, as well as book reviews. The journal’s fields of interest include economics, political science, law, culture, literature, business, history, international relations, sociology and other social sciences and humanities.

 

Editor’s Choice articles

In this collection, 12 key articles from a broad spectrum of research areas have been hand-picked by the Editors, with subjects of interest including China-US relations, Shanzhai culture, political processes and the Communist Party, and much more.

Click here to enjoy free access until the end of August 2015. HKUL users can continue to access the articles via http://library.hku.hk/record=b1982617

 

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Jul 10 2015

Access articles from Routledge Sociology Journals

Special feature: Economy and Society

The first issue of 2015 from Economy and Society features a special section entitled The Government of Life. The following articles are available to read for free until 30th September 2015:

HKUL users can continue to access the articles via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2275707

 

Economic and employment inequality

Economic and employment inequality between the genders continues to be a hotly debated topic. An integral part of the third Millennium Development Goal is to acknowledge these issues on a global scale, by supporting equal pay for equal work and better access to employment opportunities. Please click here to access the collection related to these issues for free until the end of July. HKUL users can continue to access our subscribed articles.

Also, enjoy free access to all 2013 and 2014 content from Agenda on promoting gender equality and empower women until the end of July.

 

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Jul 08 2015

New additions for social sciences at HKU Libraries

Every Wednesday, the new titles for the current week are put on New Book Display, G/F, Main Library.

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Jul 06 2015

Highly Cited Articles in Springer’s Social Sciences Journals

2014 Impact Factors for Springer’s Social Sciences Journals

Springer’s journals have continued to show impressive growth and this is reflected in their 2014 impact factors.

Please click here to see a list of journals by Impact Factor ranking.

 

 

Read Important Articles

A selection of some of the most highly-cited articles are available to read for free for the next three weeks.

Trends in Late-Life Activity Limitations in the United States: An Update From Five National Surveys

Demography

HKUL users can continue to access the article via http://library.hku.hk/record=b1391568

 

Exploring Adaptive Variation among Hunter-gatherers with Binford’s Frames of Reference

Journal of Archaeological Research

HKUL users can continue to access the article via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2290493

 

A systematic review and meta-analysis on the effects of young offender treatment programs in Europe

Journal of Experimental Criminology

HKUL users can continue to access the article via http://library.hku.hk/record=b3037523

 

Strength-Based Positive Interventions: Further Evidence for Their Potential in Enhancing Well-Being and Alleviating Depression Journal of Happiness Studies

HKUL users can continue to access the article via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2337557

 

Gangs and Violence: Disentangling the Impact of Gang Membership on the Level and Nature of Offending

Journal of Quantitative Criminology

HKUL users can continue to access the article via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2337581

 

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