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Travellers in Taiwan: Reflections of Formosa by Shi-Hui Lee & Paul Mathews
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
What do "foreigners" think of Taiwan ? How long do they stay ? What do they do ? Are Taiwanese really friendly & smart ? Should Taiwan be part of China ? These questions and curiosities are answered in this study, the first of its kind in Taiwan. An amusing but sociological insight into Taiwan.
Lure of the Vampire: A Pop Culture Reference Book by Bertena Varney
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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.
Prometheus Bound by Jeff Katzman
Series: The Prometheus Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Prometheus Bound explores the timeless elements of the human condition that command us as we all play the power game in our lives. This book is especially for those who want to form a clearer picture of the interaction between the church, the economy, the state, the academy, and the family. It is also for those who want to have a better model and understanding of the world going on around them.
Why Positivity Can Be A Bad Thing! by L.J. Diva & Tiara King
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Why Positivity Can Be a Bad Thing! is one outlook on the phenomenon called positivity, how it’s changed the world, the people who live in the positive and how they treat those who don’t. The power of positivity can be a good thing if used correctly; if not, those who preach it the loudest are being the biggest hypocrites.
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 Books. 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.
Piccolo spaccato italiano by Antonello Siti
Price: $2.65 USD. Words: 18,350. Language: Italian. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
Piccolo spaccato italiano. Un libro di Antonello Siti (pseudonimo di Antonio Tisi). Frammenti di storia del periodo che va tra la primavera del 2012 a quella del 2014. Uno strettissimo, ma altrettanto significativo, lasso di tempo. Fatti, notizie, statistiche e tendenze di un'Italia recente.
Mental Toughness - Mastering Your Mind by Steve Harris
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,710. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
dr steve harris, successful business man, academic, world champion sportsman, former mind coach for an international sport team and conference speaker. this background has spawned a book on mental toughness. it is based on the outcomes of his phd thesis and goes beyond his scientific and personal truths delving into what leaders in the field and authors claim about mastering your mind
Educated Police - An Ethnographic Study of Opinions by Tom Staciwa
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,560. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Tom Staciwa is a current serving Detective Senior Constable in the NSW Police Force. This book contains research conducted with police in NSW on the effects of different types of education for police officers. This research will be useful to serving police, those interested in joining the police and members of the community interested in policing and education.
China Experts the Unorthodox (Chinese and English combined) edition by Chi Chu Chang
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 9,390. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
China Experts the Unorthodox by Chi Chu Chang
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a book intended to give the reader some unique insights into the psyche and behaviors of the people of modern China. It has been authored by two expatriates from Australia and the US, who have resided and worked in China mainland for over a decade each. So, settle back and enjoy reading an original take on why the Chinese do what they do.
Eurasians at the Grassroots - Vol. 1 by Dennis De Witt
Price: Free! Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Eurasians at the Grassroots - Vol.1 is a collection of short stories regarding Eurasians and the memories of Eurasians. Its purpose is to collect and publish stories as a collective work about Eurasians, by Eurasians and for Eurasians. There are stories about Eurasians contributed from Malaysia, Singapore, as well as from Australia, The Netherlands and USA.
The Social Organisation of Health Visitor Training by Robert Dingwall
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,760. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
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.
Reiseleiter - Herr oder Diener by Andreas Loran
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 42,560. Language: German. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Dieses Buch zeigt die Lebenswelt des Reiseleiters. Seine Strategien des Handelns auf Reisen. Durch Erzählungen, Anekdoten,Darstellungen und Interpretationen von Situationen, denen der Reiseleiter ausgesetzt ist. Der Illusion der Freiheit und Gemütlichkeit des Tätigkeitsbereiches, wie es aus der romantisch verklärten Sicht vieler Reisenden erscheint, steht eine ganz andere Realität gegenüber
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.
Najczęstsze pytania o protestantyzm by Mateusz Wichary
Series: Życie wiarą. Price: Free! Words: 18,150. Language: Polish. Published: October 26, 2013 by Logos Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Denominations, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Czym Kościół protestancki różni się od katolickiego? Jak wygląda nabożeństwo protestanckie? Dlaczego protestanci mówią o nawróceniu? Dlaczego nie mają celibatu? Czy uważają małżeństwo za sakrament? Czy akceptują związki homoseksualne? Poznaj odpowiedzi na kilkadziesiąt najczęściej zadawanych pytań o protestantyzm.
(Almost) Uniquely Singapore - 18 Objects by Pang Eng Fong
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,990. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Ever wonder what the thumbdrive, SAR-21, Tiger Beer, RISIS orchid and the parking coupon have in common? These and another 13 objects are all (almost) uniquely Singapore in their origin or association with the city-state. This book, written by Singapore Management University undergraduates, tells the fascinating stories behind these objects.
Chum for Thought: Throwing Ideas into Dangerous Waters by David Satterlee
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 53,200. Language: American English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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 by Neil J. Smelser
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 119,850. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. 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.
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 Books. 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.
The Sociology of Economic Life by Neil J. Smelser
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory
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.