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Lure of the Vampire: A Pop Culture Reference Book
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: 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.
The Sociology of the Professions: Lawyers, Doctors and Others
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: 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.
The Social Organisation of Health Visitor Training
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,760. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 104,670. Language: Spanish. Published: November 4, 2013 by Ediciones Marxismo Vivo. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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
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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.
Essays in Sociological Explanation
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 119,850. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,990. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Category: 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,250. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
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
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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.
Rolling Nowhere
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,690. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012 and represented by David Halpern. Category: 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
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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.
The Changing Academic Market: General Trends and a Berkeley Case Study
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,890. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
Inside story and scholarly analysis of a major sociology department's search, during the mid-70s, to fill many faculty jobs--all attempted in the midst of fundamental changes to the college market that began in the 1960s. That sea change is exposed with candid self-awareness and examined in its practical effects: treatment of candidates, affirmative action, shrinking markets, and recommendations.
Theory of Collective Behavior
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 201,480. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
A modern edition of a sociological and social psychology classic, adding a reflective new Preface by the author--plus an extensive, analytical 2011 Foreword by MIT's Gary Marx. Marx notes, "The book is elegant, original, carefully crafted and forcefully argued. In its totality, it is a fine example of an effort to define a field, identify major types and systematically connect central variables."
Lawyers on Their Own: The Solo Practitioner in an Urban Setting
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,460. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Renowned socio-legal study of lawyers in solo practice in Chicago during the 1960s, as updated in 1994. Includes new 2011 Foreword by law professor William Gallagher. The book is considered foundational for studies of the legal profession and legal ethics for small-client practice. Carlin exposes the underbelly of practice among solo lawyers and their methods of getting business, in many settings.
Sterling Place; a haunted house
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Price: Free! Words: 54,590. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
a true story of a huanted house set in brooklyn new york where the author grew up and set out on a spiritual journey that brought him full circle with the death of his brother and how that house twenty years after leaving it, still had it's hooks in his family.
TVA and the Grass Roots: A Study of Politics and Organization
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,390. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Famous, influential study of organizations in action at all levels in the creation and expansion of the Tennessee Valley Authority with all its land use, agricultural, political and human effects. Landmark application of social theory coupled with prodigious research and insightful analysis made this book legendary. Newly republished in multiple formats in the Classics of Social Sciences series.
Sociological Theory – A Contemporary View: How to Read, Criticize and Do Theory
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
A pithy, clear guide to creating and evaluating theory in the social sciences. Using a simple model of theory assessment--and applying it in depth to foundational and still-relevant social and economic theorists such as Durkheim, Marx and Parsons--Dr. Smelser shows the way to a better understanding of what social theory is supposed to accomplish and how to read it critically. New Introductions.