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In His Own (w)Rite
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,120. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011 by Cornerstone Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
New York Times bestselling writer and Masonic historian, Michael R. Poll gives us a wonderful collection of some of his best Masonic papers and lectures. From rethinking long held beliefs regarding the early development of the Scottish Rite to the general philosophy and needs of today's Freemasonry, this book provides education, enlightenment and enjoyment.
Finding Happiness in a Society Full of Narcissism
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,370. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
The book identifies the most common error made in today's society that causes people to be unhappy. Despite an unremittingly hedonistic pursuit of instant gratification, the deep and satisfying glow of real happiness still can’t be achieved. However, this book shows how small changes to an individual's behaviour can have massive positive effects that lead to true happiness.
Theory of Collective Behavior
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 201,480. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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."
The Intellectual Roots of Grounded Theory
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Grounded theory is an open-ended approach to research that can be adapted to many uses. This article shows how adaptable grounded theory is and was meant to be. Originating in the Chicago school of Sociology about 100 years ago, GT does not have to be about technicalities, but researchers can use it as an adaptable and open-ended approach to developing understandings of human situations.
Virtual sociability: From Community to Communitas
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Price: Free! Words: 36,660. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
(3.00 from 1 review)
How do virtual communities come together? What makes them strong? What social theories can be used for explaining them? What rules and policies can be used to make virtual communities last? The book is the product of the Online Interaction Seminar, Purdue University. It includes 2d codes, which facilitate connecting the print version of the book to online resources.
Monoculture: How One Story is Changing Everything
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,830. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Winner of the 2011 George Orwell Award. One of The Atlantic's Top 11 psychology books of 2011. As human beings, we’ve always told stories. Now imagine that one story is taking over the others, narrowing our diversity and creating a monoculture. As a result, your work, your relationships, your community, your physical and spiritual health, your education, and your creativity are changing.
Developing Leadership through Organizational Culture in Public Administration
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
This research article explores the development of leadership characteristics for those individuals who work in public administration. The organizational culture and motivation are reviewed as well as expectations of leaders from different perspectives.
Masonic Enlightenment
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,120. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011 by Cornerstone Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
A Masonic education from the first page to last. Includes: "The Meaning of Initiation" by Frank C. Higgins; "Operative Masonry: Early Days in the Masonic Era" by Robert I. Clegg; "Masonic Jurisprudence" by Roscoe Pound; "Freemasons in the American Revolution" by Charles S. Lobingier; "A Bird's-Eye View of Masonic History" by H.L. Haywood; "Women and Freemasonry" by Dudley Wright and more.
The White Man’s Guide To Dating Black Women
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,960. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
How White Men Can Start Dating Black women
The Interracial Dating Book For Black Women Who Want To Date White Men
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,380. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
How Black Women Can Start Dating White Men
Becoming a Change Artist
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Series: Quality Software Managment, Book 7 ยท Consulting Secrets, Book 7. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In Volume 7 of the highly acclaimed Quality Software series, Gerald M. Weinberg illustrates how skilled people (Change Artists) work to create a supportive environment for software engineering —an environment in which your organization can realize long-lasting gains in quality and productivity by learning the artistry of managing change.
An Overview of Organizational Culture: Finding the Hidden Key to Successful Change
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Culture is the stuff that makes behavior predictable. Like fish being the last to discover water, people often attempt to change work processes and routines without first examining the culture that holds existing patterns in place. Failure happens! Anywhere people congregate, cultures exist and resist change. The issues discussed here provide insights to enhance your success in managing change.`
RESTORING HOPE: A Guidebook for Grief Care Counselors
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Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 19,660. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
A unique guidebook for individuals and caregivers who deal with children and families facing difficult moments of life.
Happy? Exposing the Cultural Myths about Happiness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,890. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
our culture is continually insisting that we can all be much happier than we already are. but is this really possible? to find out tony wellington went in search of answers. he analysed masses of empirical research from around the globe and interviewed a wide range of people, from celebrities to doctors. the results provide a fascinating insight into western society and the human condition.
Blessed are the Introverts
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Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Introverts and extroverts often just don't comprehend each other. Assuming everyone functions with the same psychological engine, however, causes misunderstandings. Diesel engines don't run on gasoline, and introverts operate differently than extroverts. This humorous article examines some of the differences between the two personality types.
Confessions from a Hell Bound Taxi, Book 1: Introduction to the Real World
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 42,040. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Driving taxi is like being a spy without a cause. I would see what people really do, and things that really happened--things that most people would never imagine. Shocking stories of the Real World. Complaints that can't find an ear, and things people are afraid to talk about are discussed in the back seat of a taxicab. People would tell secrets as if nobody was listening. It's time to tell all.
La Sainte Ethique
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 87,220. Language: French. Published: August 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
1st chapter unveil the neurological operation at work during psychoanalysis ; le 1er chapitre dévoile le processus neurologique à l’œuvre durant la psychanalyse. 2nd chapter indicates three practices running this operation : freudian psychoanalysis, Dianetics and/or scientology, vedantic Lying : le 2em indique trois application : analyse freudienne, Dianetique/scientologie, Lying vedantique
Pop Psychology: The psychology of pop culture and everyday life!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,060. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Pop Psychology explores 20+ psychology and mass media theories and includes a heavy dose of pop culture, storytelling and humor to keep you entertained throughout. From the mind of Bakari Akil II, Ph.D. who blogs for Psychology Today and is an Assistant Professor in Communication when he's not writing, researching or conducting off the wall studies.
Choosing Assessment & Evaluation Tools for Practice
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Assessment and evaluation tools can contribute to practice effectiveness if social service professionals choose them well. This paper provides guidelines for choosing tools for practice. Topics include standardized instruments, self-constructed instruments, and the importance of using tools that practitioners find useful.
Grounded Theory, Deductive Qualitative Analysis, & Social Work Research
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
This paper updates an earlier version published more than 15 years ago (Gilgun, 1994c). I kept an emphasis on grounded theory research, but I added information on how to use literature reviews and hypothesis-testing in qualitative research. These additions are responsive to funders and dissertation committees who expect literature reviews and conceptual frameworks.