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Strategies of Control by Sheldon L. Messinger
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,650. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
This groundbreaking study of transitions and control in the California prison system has been extensively read, cited and quoted in unpublished form, and is finally available worldwide. A compelling part of the canon of studies in penology, criminology, sociology and organizational theory, STRATEGIES OF CONTROL's new edition adds a 2016 foreword by Howard S. Becker and afterword by Jonathan Simon.
Cahier Edgar Morin by Edgar Morin
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 147,250. Language: French. Published: April 11, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Dirigé par François L’Yvonnet. Edgar Morin a pu passer pour une sorte d’ amateur de génie. Après une jeunesse héroïque dans la Résistance, il se fit tour à tour sociologue, anthropologue, épistémologue, cinéaste, diariste. Sans être jamais exclusivement l’ un ou l’autre. Mais avec le temps, avec le recul des années, son œuvre apparaît de plus en plus clairement dans sa rigoureuse cohérence.
A Third of Puzzling Words 2012 by Tim LeClair
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,330. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016 by ThyArt Network LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This book is full of great information that can help one better understand the system and take the steps to a healthier and happier life. It provides an alternate view on reality that is actually more truthful than what most are used to and what most will ever be able to accept. We are one race! There is only one Creator! We can live together if we so chose!
One and One Make Five by Mavis Gunter
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
‘One and One Make Five’ is a collection of stories and anecdotes based on the experiences of a family living in a wattle and daub house on a small farm in the bush between the years of 1932 to 1942. It illustrates the challenges of living without water or electricity and the hardships encountered due to a ten year drought and The Depression.
Two Timeless Theories by S.F. van der Meulen
Price: Free! Words: 145,630. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
Humans in the world today behave from a defensive angle. To make sure they won't get hurt or get less good things in life. Humans have to man up against each other and this is caused by hierarchical society where dominant ones gain more than their fair share. To end living a defensive life humans have to be equals with all humans. This will allow humans to express themselves with respect and love.
Travellers in Taiwan: Reflections of Formosa by Shi-Hui Lee & Paul Mathews
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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 by Bertena Varney
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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.
The Sociology of the Professions: Lawyers, Doctors and Others by Robert Dingwall
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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.
The Social Organisation of Health Visitor Training by Robert Dingwall
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,760. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Robert Dingwall's classic and original study of health visitors in the UK includes linked notes, tables from the print edition, linked index & active Contents. He studied the origins and rise of the health visitor (like physician assistants in the U.S.) from a sociological perspective, with interviews and pointed examples to show the path to professionalization of this health care service worker.
El Veredicto de la Historia by Martín Hernández
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 104,670. Language: Spanish. Published: November 4, 2013 by Ediciones Marxismo Vivo. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Han transcurrido ya veinte años desde el fin de la Unión Soviética y algunos más desde que el capitalismo fue restaurado en el “bloque socialista”. La burguesía anunció la “muerte del socialismo”, la “superioridad del capitalismo”, y declaró obsoletos el marxismo y las ideas revolucionarias. El autor intenta analizar la restauración en Rusia China y Cuba desde una perspectiva marxista.
Chum for Thought: Throwing Ideas into Dangerous Waters by David Satterlee
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 53,200. Language: American English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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.
Essays in Sociological Explanation by Neil J. Smelser
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 119,850. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
Smelser's much-referenced collection of writings on issues of sociological theory and practice--by one of the world's leading social scientists of the past half-century. This informative book is now republished in the Classics of the Social Sciences Series from Quid Pro Books. Quality ebook formatting includes active TOC, linked chapter endnotes, and legible graphs and images from the original.
Comparative Methods in the Social Sciences by Neil J. Smelser
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
Classic book by Berkeley’s Smelser remains the most definitive statement of methodological issues for all comparative scholars and in political science, anthropology, sociology, economics and psychology. Such issues are timeless and therefore his lucid analysis remains timely and relevant. He posits a methodological continuity between the comparative studies of past masters and more recent work.
The Sociology of Economic Life by Neil J. Smelser
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory
Quality ebook reprint of a classic work in the social sciences, written by one of the leading scholars on the intersection of two important disciplines: economics and sociology. This is an unabridged republication of the Second Edition of this much-cited study. Presented with care, the ebook edition features such proper digital formatting as: active TOC, linked endnotes, and fully-linked Index.
The A.N.S.W.E.R by Lindsay Russell
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,100. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
The book contains a 10 point plan, or 10 proposals from The Answer Movement (TAM), including greatly strengthening the United Nations Organization (UNO), and an International Code for Uniform Culture (ICUC), which if successfully put into place, would make our world a much better place for everyone The book also contains discussion of organized religion in detail.
The Human Mission by The Institute of Perceptionism, Inc.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,470. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This book presents an understanding of a purpose for humanity, direction for human activity, and a social structure for a free-orderly society.
OneWorld Solution 2By2 by Roland N Verrier
Price: Free! Words: 52,410. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: 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.
Rolling Nowhere by Ted Conover
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,690. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012 and represented by David Halpern. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Ted Conover's first book takes the reader along on his dream trip—a hardscrabble netherworld built for freight, not people—in search of an America "where numbers live like men."
Our Bankrupt Elite by Andre Michaud
Series: General Neurolinguistics, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 63,690. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: 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 by Andre Michaud
Series: Neurolinguistique générale, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 65,290. Language: French. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: 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.