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Behind Civilisation by Gavin Huang
Price: Free! Words: 104,230. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Darwin’s evolution theory revolutionises our understanding of the biological world. In parallel, this book is a critical breakthrough in scientific philosophy, uniting social science with natural science and further science with philosophy. It revolutionises our view on nature, particularly on civilisation, demonstrating that the laws governing the universe also govern civilisation.
Return to Order: From A Frenzied Economy to An Organic Christian Society--Where We've Been, How We Got Here, and Where We Need to Go by John Horvat
Price: Free! Words: 106,530. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Norman Fulkerson. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
In the ground-breaking book, Return to Order, John Horvat II explains the root cause of our shaken economic order is a moral crisis that manifests itself in the economy. Backed by nearly twenty years of research, Mr. Horvat offers an inspiring and hopeful path to reverse our crisis and offer solutions for the future.
Parentectomy by Christine Giancarlo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,510. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
When parents separate and divorce, kids come last in family law. Should children's welfare be measured in "billable hours"? Christine Giancarlo thinks kids come first and need both parents. Parentectomy moves us toward that goal... for the sake of the children...
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, LLC. 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.
Adversarialism and Consensus? The Professions’ Construction of Solicitor and Family Mediator Identity and Role by Lisa C. Webley
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,860. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Divorce
Penetrating study of divergent messages that the Law Society (England & Wales) vs. UK College of Family Mediators transmit to their members about the professional approach to adopt in divorce and custody disputes. Webley uses grounded theory methods to analyse training, accreditation, best practice statements, & codes of conduct contrasting the two professions--and their divergent self-identities.
Shemi Subculture As A Modern Youth Life by Meriamon Shemi
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 137,490. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Dedicated to sociological and cultural problems of modern youth life this monograph was represented a thesis for the degree of Doctor of Science in Sociology. An exploration includes all popular interest areas for youth.
Современная социология : проблемы, рамки, основания by Владимир Абушенко
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 170,320. Language: Russian. Published: July 26, 2017 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Курс лекций беларусского философа и социолога Владимира Абушенко (1957–2015) посвящен проблемам современной социологии. Опираясь на оригинальную концепцию рамочного анализа знания, автор дает новый взгляд на традиционные проблемы социального (по)знания в свете актуальных вызовов современности. Адресуется как представителям академической аудитории (исследователи, преподаватели и студенты социогума
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.
Theory of Collective Behavior by Neil J. Smelser
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 204,230. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Quid Pro, LLC. 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."
Essays in Sociological Explanation by Neil J. Smelser
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 119,850. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro, LLC. 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.
Princes of Beauty. Boy Prostitution in Sydney by Paul Mathews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,500. Language: Australian English. Published: May 27, 2016 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships » Prostitution
Male sex-workers are motivated to achieve; they cannot be considered in purely psychological or sexual terms. Boys from the working & middle classes choose to be prostitutes vis-a-vis classical stereotypes. It questions male prostitutes & their clients as gay, dirty & unmotivated. A sociological study with case histories & a review of the features & causes of & literature on male sex-workers.
The A.N.S.W.E.R by Lindsay Russell
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,100. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013 by ReadOnTime BV. 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.
TVA and the Grass Roots: A Study of Politics and Organization by Philip Selznick
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,380. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
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.
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, LLC. 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.