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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.
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.
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 A.N.S.W.E.R by Lindsay Russell
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,100. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. 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.
Theory of Collective Behavior by Neil J. Smelser
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."
TVA and the Grass Roots: A Study of Politics and Organization by Philip Selznick
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,390. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Politics and 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.
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 Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Relationships and 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.