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Sociological Theory – A Contemporary View: How to Read, Criticize and Do Theory
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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.
Freedom of Speech: The Supreme Court and Judicial Review
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,130. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
One of the great continuing disputes of U.S. politics is about the role of the Supreme Court. Another is about the First Amendment. This book is about both. A classic defense of the openly political role of the Court, this book belies the notion reasserted recently by Chief Justice Roberts that judges are just neutral umpires. Especially in the area of speech, judges make policy; they create law.
Justice Without Trial: Law Enforcement in Democratic Society
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 139,210. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
New Fourth Edition of the acclaimed and foundational study of police culture and practice, political accountability, application of and obedience to the rule of law in stops and arrests, and the dilemma of law versus order in free societies--by a renowned sociologist using innovative and influential observation research techniques. With new Preface by the author and new Foreword by Candace McCoy.
Lawyers on Their Own: The Solo Practitioner in an Urban Setting
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,460. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
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.
EssaySnark's Strategies for the 2011-'12 MBA Admissions Essays for UC-Berkeley Haas
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 14,110. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Getting into college, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management
UC-Berkeley Haas has the third-most selective admissions process of any MBA program in the world -- more selective even than Wharton! EssaySnark's Strategy Guide for Berkeley-Haas School of Business leads you through the process of developing all six of the essays, with detailed exercises and important insights for creating a strong MBA application.
Theory of Collective Behavior
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 204,230. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
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."
Learning to Haight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,190. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
2012 IR Discovery Award Finalist. Jack McClure is assigned to write an article about an influential figure from the city's past. A beatnik, a hippie and a one-time movie star, Dean Simmons is anything but an easy interview, but Jack knows that getting to know the "real" Dean is his ticket off the news desk. Along the way, Jack learns what it means be an activist and to make a name for himself.
Such Thy Merices
Series: The Rebecca Series, 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,310. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
Suspensefuland compelling, this dramatic addition to the Rebecca Series draws readers into the struggle between evil and ultimate redemption. Rebecca Clark, a newly married London schoolteacher, suddenly finds herself under surveillance. Rebecca’s divinely inspired visions lead her to Italy, where a conspiracy is exposed, bringing her face-to-face with ultimate Evil.
Houses & Other Stories
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
A mainstream collection containing a 10,000 word novelette and three short stories, all set in Berkeley, California in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Silent Victor
Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,600. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by AWP Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Clarke Lantham got a good chuckle when a world-famous alien hunter tried him to prevent an attack on San Francisco. He stopped laughing 12 hours later when gray aliens apparently stole a priceless artifact in full view of security cameras. But when takes the case, he finds himself working against the Chinese Government and the FBI. Book 4 of The Clarke Lantham Mysteries Mystery/Comedy/Thriller