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システム論研究序説
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: Japanese. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
システムは、全体部分関係から構造論的にではなく、複雑性/エントロピー概念から機能論的に解明しなければならない。本書は、第一章で、地平の論理構造を解明しつつ、不確定性(エントロピー)の哲学を提唱し、第二章で、ルーマンの社会システム論を超越論的目的論へと改作し、第三節では、システム論の視点から進化と歴史を論じ、ルーマンが放棄した規範論と目的論の再建を目指す。
A Primer on How Institutions Think
Series: Primers on Category-Based Nested Forms. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This primer is the seventh in a series on the category-based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers. Each tier contains an interscope. The interscope for the third tier, the society tier, starts with the institution level. Mary Douglas’ book “How Institutions Think” is reviewed.
A Primer on the Family
Series: Primers on Category-Based Nested Forms. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This primer is the sixth in a series on the category-based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers. Each tier contains an interscope. The interscope for the third tier, the society tier, starts with the institution level. The family is used to imagine the concepts of “institution” and “organization”.
In Search Of A New Zealand National Identity
Price: Free! Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This is an introduction to whether there is a distinctive New Zealand national identity and, if so, what prompted its development, what sustains it and whether it has changed character over time.
The Second Primer on the Organization Tier
Series: Primers on Category-Based Nested Forms. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This 8400 word primer is the fifth in a series on the category based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers. These are labeled A (for firstness), B (for secondness) and C (for thirdness). Each tier contains an interscope. The interscope for the second tier, the organization, is introduced here.
The First Primer on the Organization Tier
Series: Primers on Category-Based Nested Forms. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This 6700 word primer is the fourth in a series on the category based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers. These are labeled A (for firstness), B (for secondness) and C (for thirdness). Each tier contains an interscope. The interscope for the second tier, the organization, is introduced here.
What If Black Men Start Killing Cops?: A Funeral in the Community and A Funeral at City Hall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
This book is about the disturbance of white police officers fearing black males instead of reaching out to them and bringing peace and non-violent understanding into communities.
Altering Perceptions By Exploring The Question Of Culture
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,160. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Through this reading we will have the opportunity to learn about one of the many coexisting subcultures. Who are the blind and is this a culture of blindness? Be ready to learn about a group of people that live their lives among the sighted but are many times in the invisible.
Four Pack: Four Essays on Aspects of Human Nature
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,490. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by WingSpan Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
You only have to know about two things to know that world peace is possible—baboons and Europe. By studying one amazing band of baboons in a tiny spot in East Africa and by studying modern Europe (current population about 600 million), one discovers not only that world peace is possible, one discerns the exact formula for achieving it. The “Forest Troop” of African savannah baboons combines with t
Everyone's An Asshole Except Kids and Seniors: A Book of Normal Thinking
Price: Free! Words: 24,110. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
The feel-good quotes flooding our social media walls often confuse rather than inspire, keep us dissatisfied in our relationships and jobs, and make us feel like we’re never good enough. Thankfully, this book is full of logical and factual thoughts that explain how, despite the world continuing to get worse, the problems you may be having in it have little to do with you.
An Essay on Causality in the Empirical and Social Sciences
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
A humorous essay comparing the nature of causality in the social and empirical sciences. 3800 words.
Il rapporto di coppia nel XXI secolo
Price: $3.79 USD. Words: 12,380. Language: Italian. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Amore, sesso, matrimonio, famiglia. Argomenti molto complessi e delicati, soprattutto in questi anni in cui uomini e donne sembrano essere sempre più distanti. Questo piccolo libretto cerca di dare una chiave di lettura moderna ad argomenti che non sembrano essere riusciti ad adeguarsi al tempo in cui vivono...
CSR: Towards a DEFINITION
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,730. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 and represented by CreatiVentures Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
What is CSR? Can there be a single definition possible? What is CSR anyway? This book will give in-depth overview of the theoretical aspects such as definitions, evolution, and philosophical impetus of the term CSR.
Two Timeless Theories
Price: Free! Words: 89,040. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Emotions, Nonfiction » Psychology » Emotions
This book teaches true strength and apprehension in a world that today has lost its human values. Two timeless theories will explain you exactly why there are problems in the modern world and why they aren't solved. This book teaches using logic how humans evolved to become respectful beings rather than hierarchical primitives. Two timeless theories will teach you strength, happiness and harmony.
Travellers in Taiwan: Reflections of Formosa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
What do "foreigners" think of Taiwan ? How long do they stay ? What do they do ? Are Taiwanese really friendly & smart ? Should Taiwan be part of China ? These questions and curiosities are answered in this study, the first of its kind in Taiwan. An amusing but sociological insight into Taiwan.
Lure of the Vampire: A Pop Culture Reference Book
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference, Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference
Lure of the Vampire is a pop culture reference book that takes you on a journey through the mythology and history of the monstrous vampires – through the romantic and, at times, scary vampires in movies, television, and books. Included in this definitive guide are interviews with “real” vampires, lists, and websites for readers to continue their journey long after theyhave read the book.
Prometheus Bound
Series: The Prometheus Trilogy. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,840. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Prometheus Bound explores the timeless elements of the human condition that command us as we all play the power game in our lives. This book is especially for those who want to form a clearer picture of the interaction between the church, the economy, the state, the academy, and the family. It is also for those who want to have a better model and understanding of the world going on around them.
Why Positivity Can Be A Bad Thing!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Why Positivity Can Be a Bad Thing! is one outlook on the phenomenon called positivity, how it’s changed the world, the people who live in the positive and how they treat those who don’t. The power of positivity can be a good thing if used correctly; if not, those who preach it the loudest are being the biggest hypocrites.
The Sociology of the Professions: Lawyers, Doctors and Others
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
Dingwall and Lewis's renowned compilation of theorists and empirical researchers into the sociology of the professions was groundbreaking when first published in 1983 and has influenced scholars and professionals since. The new digital edition features a substantive new Foreword by Professor Sida Liu of the University of Wisconsin. Not limited to one occupation or field, as are many such studies.
Piccolo spaccato italiano
Price: $2.65 USD. Words: 18,350. Language: Italian. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Piccolo spaccato italiano. Un libro di Antonello Siti (pseudonimo di Antonio Tisi). Frammenti di storia del periodo che va tra la primavera del 2012 a quella del 2014. Uno strettissimo, ma altrettanto significativo, lasso di tempo. Fatti, notizie, statistiche e tendenze di un'Italia recente.