Books tagged: social science

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Reflexivity and Qualitative Research
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Research
Researchers' own experiences affect every aspect of the research they do, from conceptualization of the issues to be researched, relationships with research participants, to interpretation of findings, to writing up results, to dissemination. This article discusses reflexivity and provides examples of what it is.
Evolution is Crap - Where is the Half Man, Half Monkey?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Being an intelligent, thinking person, I have never been able to accept the idea of evolution. I have never been able to accept the stream of convenient excuses that science reaches for whenever any questions one of the tiny morsels of evidence that science has used to put together this little story. Here is my brief assessment of why evolution is crap. Join me and think about it.
Daughters are Diamonds: Honour, Shame & Seclusion - A South African Perspective
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Price: Free! Words: 41,790. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
'Daughters are Diamonds' is a groundbreaking study on the objectification of women in honour-bound, traditionalist societies. The study asks questions about the failures of democracy in protecting minority rights, especially those with regard to women. It looks in particular at the case study of Indian Muslim women in South Africa.
Psychology from all Angles: Interesting, Entertaining and Weird Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,030. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
“Psychology from all Angles” covers 20 psychological and communication theories in an entertaining and humorous way. It is written for all audiences and is relevant to everyday life.
Psychological Double Header - Pop Psychology & Psychology from All Angles
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
This is a Psychological Double Header. Get both "Pop Psychology: The Psychology of Pop Culture and Every Day Life" and "Psychology from all Angles" for one price. From the mind of Bakari Akil, who blogs for Psychology Today and is an Assistant Professor in Communication when he's not writing, researching or conducting off the wall studies.
When the Only Light Is Fire
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011 by Sibling Rivalry Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
In his debut chapbook of poetry, Saeed Jones walks on the periphery of the South, those places on the outskirts of town, in bars after midnight, and on dangerous backroads where most people keep their heads down or look the other way. wrap themselves in cloaks of masks and comfort; garments we learn are flammable if we stand too close to flames.
Managers' manual for the 21st century.
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Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Mentoring & coaching
This brilliant piece came out as one of the (World) best in the 2010 edition of Peter Drucker's Global Challenge. The author has thus decided to share it with the world! It is a solution-driven missive on the numerous uncertainties hobbling the sustenance of the global community and especially of businesses.
The Nature of Life
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
This book takes an investigative look at life and what is it that makes us who we are. To explain our actions both historical and scientific facts are presented and analyzed. Societal and individual problems are examined and presented with realistic and logical solutions.
Thoughts and Reflections on Language, Literature, and Performance
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Series: In search of human culture. Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
What is language and how do humans use and analyze it? And how is it that literature exists, dreamlike, in human culture? In this readable collection the eminent British anthropologist Ruth Finnegan reflects on both the questions and her own answers.
Social Truths
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Social Truths is about better understanding society to better understand ourselves. This book lays out a buffet of sociological nuggets about society, allowing you to take in deep concepts in bite-sized ways that are easily digestible and surprisingly delicious. Bon appetit!