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Introduction to Sociology
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Price: Free! Words: 82,100. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Introduction to college sociology textbook.
Sociology of the Family
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Price: Free! Words: 109,570. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
College textbook for sociology of the family.
Why I Hate Romance
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Price: Free! Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
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New content as of November 2012. Essays by a third-rate novelist. Looking into literature, politics, transportation, polling, a certain beauty contest, racial concord and anything else that strikes his fancy.
Culture and Class
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Price: Free! Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Class is the strongest determinant of participation in culture and in turn, culture is a crucial marker of social difference. So does culture increase social mobility or reinforce class division? Answering this question could hold the key to understanding the widening income gap between different social groups worldwide. Yet the debate about culture and class is far from centre-stage...
Chum for Thought: Throwing Ideas into Dangerous Waters
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Price: Free! Words: 53,200. Language: American English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Collected essays: The new guy in a small conservative town radiates optimism as he explores values, virtues, and his faith in personal, community, and human progress. "His writing is humorous, bold, and adventurous all at once ... channeled through a facility for language and the music of words." He is variously friend, teacher, inquisitor, and voice crying out in the wilderness.
Adolescenti in Sicilia
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Price: Free! Words: 6,480. Language: Italian. Published: May 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Di loro si parla, loro non parlano. È una generazione silenziosa quella degli adolescenti siciliani. Hanno tra i 13 ed i 19 anni: di loro, al di là degli episodi di cronaca, si conosce poco; se ne ignorano spesso le esigenze reali, le dinamiche affettive, i modelli comportamentali, i bisogni primari.
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives
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Price: Free! Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Essay » Technology
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives is a collection of essays by 7 college students at Concord University. Through their guided examination of the cultural context of technology, video gaming culture, and social media, they share what it is like to be a digital native in the US. Compiled by Dr. Alecea Standlee, these essays provide a glimpse into the techno world of college students.
Clutterbug: A zine about stuff
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Price: Free! Words: 17,580. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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Look around you right now: how much 'stuff' do you have? This zine is all about chucking stuff out, resisting buying new stuff, and looking at the processes of how we engage with stuff along the way. I consider the 'buy-ology' of why we desire and buy what we do in the first place and also 'flow': the exact opposite of the desire-acquire cycle. If you hoard stuff, or purge, this will interest you.
OneWorld Solution 2By2
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Price: Free! Words: 52,410. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
The world as we know it seem to be in need of a solution to a better path in it’s evolution towards a higher humanity. In this day an age we still have hunger and wars going on and compete for every morsel of life that we get our hands on without regard towards our neighbors. All we need is a hundred Nobel laureates in different fields of knowledge to assemble and theorize a solution.
Adversarialism and Consensus? The Professions’ Construction of Solicitor and Family Mediator Identity and Role
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,860. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Penetrating study of divergent messages that the Law Society (England & Wales) vs. UK College of Family Mediators transmit to their members about the professional approach to adopt in divorce and custody disputes. Webley uses grounded theory methods to analyse training, accreditation, best practice statements, & codes of conduct contrasting the two professions--and their divergent self-identities.
Our Bankrupt Elite
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Series: General Neurolinguistics, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 63,690. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
The state of Societies 80 years after "Science & Sanity". Sociological implications and possible solutions. Under a thin layer of apparent normality, a tragic cultural suicide is underway by massive de-alphabetization of a population due to a severe lowering of the general knowledge base of the elite, caused by a decades long out of control degradation of the education system.
Élite en faillite
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Series: Neurolinguistique générale, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 65,290. Language: French. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
L'état des sociétés 80 ans après "Science & Sanity". Implications sociologiques et solutions possibles. Sous des dehors d'une apparente normalité, nous assistons à un suicide culturel par désalphabétisation massive d'une population causé par une baisse sévère du niveau des connaissances générale de l'élite, conséquence d'un système d'éducation en dégradation hors de contrôle depuis des décennies.
Natural Design: a new theory of evolution
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,050. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
I show that natural selection is not a properly scientific theory & provide a rigorous but subtle alternative with immensely important implications for society. Respected intellects & journals refuse to even look at this work & others ridicule it by taking words wildly out of context. Give Darwin (& me!) some respect - a book that overthrows his theory cannot be understood on a quick skim reading!
Open Our Eyes: Seeing the Invisible People of Homelessness
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
“We’re homeless, we’re not less human,” says Tish. Tish is one of 35 homeless people who share their story in the book, giving a glimpse of the reality of homelessness. Also included are reflections from social media experts, nonprofit heroes, technology executives and more. It's a manual to motivate action and all proceeds go to support the nonprofit InvisiblePeople.tv.
S.O.S (Save our Society)
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Price: Free! Words: 15,170. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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The Delhi gang rape case has enraged every Indian and brought forward many issues related to our political, judicial and executive systems. But it has also raised some serious questions about our society and its culture. Let's start a discussion to find out what's wrong with the Indian society and how we can change it.
Eurasians at the Grassroots - Vol. 1
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Price: Free! Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Eurasians at the Grassroots - Vol.1 is a collection of short stories regarding Eurasians and the memories of Eurasians. Its purpose is to collect and publish stories as a collective work about Eurasians, by Eurasians and for Eurasians. There are stories about Eurasians contributed from Malaysia, Singapore, as well as from Australia, The Netherlands and USA.
American Nudist Culture
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
An objective, straightforward explanation of what American nudist culture is really about. Whether a person is just curious about what actually goes on inside nudist clubs and resorts or someone thinking about trying Nudism that needs more information before taking the plunge, the book answers many common questions and dispels many of the myths surrounding the nudist lifestyle.
Leading Chaos: An Essential Guide to Conflict Management, Revised Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,800. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Leading Chaos explores safety based Goal-Oriented Intervention, which provides the baseline protocol for the professional and non-professional intervener. The goals for each stage of conflict management have been fine-tuned and will help interveners succeed in answering that age-old question asked during a flash-point crisis ‘What should I do?' It takes the guesswork out of conflict management.
The Subway Diaries
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,920. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Heidi leads you on a guided tour through a subterranean world peopled by creative artists and sidewalk visionaries. Down winding tunnels and across gritty subway platforms, through her writing, both gritty and raw, she introduces you to an underground world and unforgettable cast of characters, a world that millions pass through, but few know well.A world where the music is the heartbeat of NYC.
Lawyers in Corporate Decision-Making
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,400. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
The recognized social-policy study of the disparate roles corporate lawyers play in representing and advising their institutional clients. Long passed around and cited by scholars and lawyers as an unpublished manuscript, the book explores the choices lawyers and executives make about how they are involved in corporate decisions. It is accessible to a wide audience and includes inside interviews.