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Altering Perceptions By Exploring The Question Of Culture by Carla Lopez
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,160. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Through this reading we will have the opportunity to learn about one of the many coexisting subcultures. Who are the blind and is this a culture of blindness? Be ready to learn about a group of people that live their lives among the sighted but are many times in the invisible.
Four Pack: Four Essays on Aspects of Human Nature by Kent Shreeve
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,490. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by WingSpan Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
You only have to know about two things to know that world peace is possible—baboons and Europe. By studying one amazing band of baboons in a tiny spot in East Africa and by studying modern Europe (current population about 600 million), one discovers not only that world peace is possible, one discerns the exact formula for achieving it. The “Forest Troop” of African savannah baboons combines with t
Everyone's An Asshole Except Kids and Seniors: A Book of Normal Thinking by Jeremy Ian
Price: Free! Words: 24,110. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
The feel-good quotes flooding our social media walls often confuse rather than inspire, keep us dissatisfied in our relationships and jobs, and make us feel like we’re never good enough. Thankfully, this book is full of logical and factual thoughts that explain how, despite the world continuing to get worse, the problems you may be having in it have little to do with you.
Two Timeless Theories by S.F. van der Meulen
Price: Free! Words: 105,370. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Emotions, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This book teaches true strength and apprehension in a world that today has lost its human values. Two timeless theories will explain you exactly why there are problems in the modern world and why they aren't solved. This book teaches using logic how humans evolved to become respectful beings rather than hierarchical primitives. Two timeless theories will teach you strength, happiness and harmony.
Travellers in Taiwan: Reflections of Formosa by Shi-Hui Lee & Paul Mathews
Price: $2.99 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: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,840. 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 Lady Jewels Diva®
Price: $2.99 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.
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
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.
(Almost) Uniquely Singapore - 18 Objects by Pang Eng Fong
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,850. 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: Free! 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.
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.
LIVING ZEN! The Story of Zen With 26 Principles & Practices That Will Help You Succeed in Life! by Boye Lafayette De Mente
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,470. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This book recounts the origin of zen meditation in India, its movement into China, Korea and Japan where it became a primary feature of the way of Japan's samurai warriors, and presents the 13 principles and 13 practices that made Japan's most famous samurai so successful in fighting duels to the death...all applicable to both business and regular life in today's world.