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Law in a New Key: Essays on Law and Society
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
For thoughtful readers--and not particularly lawyers or scholars--engaged in the issues of the day who want something other than "easy" answers from right or left. Renowned sociologist Etzioni addresses key issues of terrorism, drone wars, TSA scanners, DNA banks, surveillance, privacy, norms of social disapproval and forgiveness, human rights, and respecting cultures; 15 trenchant essays in all.
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."
Social Conventions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,950. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Social Conventions is a coming of age story that illustrates one person’s struggle to grow in modern society. This is a novel about normal life, about sexual awakening, family and relationships. Beyond this Social Conventions portrays a battle between one individual’s wants and social norms.
Well Water Woman
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Series: Grandmothers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
Well Water Woman is a personal narrative of a Chinese American female who explores and reconstructs her journey from girlhood to womanhood, piecing information from two generations of memories to weave the life and legacy of the paternal grandmother whom she has never personally met. This short memoir explores the inner workings of spirit through the cycle of birth, life, death, and eternity.