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Understanding Thomas Sowell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,780. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
An examination of the underlying assumptions in Sowell's libertarian analysis of society with a view to pinpointing exactly where liberals are most likely to part company with him. Starting with Sowell’s view of the role of intellectuals in our society, Patterson digs down into the conceptions of knowledge and reason underlying Sowell’s ideas about social processes, justice, and morality.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: IS-30 Mitigation eGrants for the Subgrant Applicants (IS-30)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,810. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI), in written form, provides Subgrant applicants basic knowledge about using the web-based Mitigation Electronic Grants (eGrants) Management System.
100 Soruda Fethullah Gülen
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,720. Language: Turkish. Published: April 1, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Prof. Dr. Doğu Ergil, Fethullah Gülen’in kendi ağzından verdiği cevaplar ve daha önce yayımlanmış beyanları üzerinden derinlikli bir toplumbilim analizi yaptı: 100 Soruda Fethullah Gülen ve Hareketi.
Sociological Theory – A Contemporary View: How to Read, Criticize and Do Theory
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
A pithy, clear guide to creating and evaluating theory in the social sciences. Using a simple model of theory assessment--and applying it in depth to foundational and still-relevant social and economic theorists such as Durkheim, Marx and Parsons--Dr. Smelser shows the way to a better understanding of what social theory is supposed to accomplish and how to read it critically. New Introductions.
Law in a New Key: Essays on Law and Society
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
For thoughtful readers--and not particularly lawyers or scholars--engaged in the issues of the day who want something other than "easy" answers from right or left. Renowned sociologist Etzioni addresses key issues of terrorism, drone wars, TSA scanners, DNA banks, surveillance, privacy, norms of social disapproval and forgiveness, human rights, and respecting cultures; 15 trenchant essays in all.
"And Gulliver Returns" Book 8 Politics--the Science of the Possible
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Price: Free! Words: 116,610. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Dr. Singh of the university assists the commander and his friends to see how people are motivated through political techniques-- such as fear, violence, sympathy, lying,etc. Our values and psychological motivations are used by others to manipulate us and by us to manipulate others. What techniques might be best to move people to do something about global warming and overpopulation?
Lenny, Lefty, and the Chancellor: The Len Bias Tragedy and the Search for Reform in Big-time College Basketball
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
On June 19, 1986, Len Bias, one of the greats of college basketball, destined for NBA stardom, died of a cocaine overdose. The nation was stunned, and for the next several months, millions followed the unfolding tragedy at University of Maryland. In this account, Baltimore Sun reporter C. Fraser Smith examines the abuses that led to the Bias tragedy, and the crucial reform that followed.
Law and the Search for Community
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This enduring study of law and organizations that change the community--the core relations of citizen and state--takes aim at real problems that resonate today and the limits of bureaucracy: health care, medical consent, pollution, special ed, care for the elderly and poor. A recognized sociolegal classic by a UCLA law prof, first published by Penn Press, now in digital edition with 2010 Foreword.
The Bank Teller and Other Essays on the Politics of Meaning
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,900. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This book presents a unique and powerful analysis of the psychological and spiritual dimension of politics, culture, and society. In a series of strikingly original essays, Gabel sheds new light on a wide range of subjects based on “the longing for mutual recognition,” including the meaning of American politics, alienation, health care, affirmative action, the SAT, adversarialness, and law.
Wolves in Sheep's Clothing: Liberalism - Formula for Failure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,170. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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America is on the decline. Why? What made us great and why are we now spiraling out of control? Three pillars have contributed to our great successes. They are the pillar of faith in God, the free market and the Constitution. All three of those pillars are being attacked. All three of them are at risk of collapse. How can we stop and reverse this Liberal attack on America? This book shows how.
The Population Fix
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,480. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2009 by Aeonix Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
America has the highest birth rate and the fastest population growth rate of any developed nation. It also has the largest population of all the nations except for China and India. How many are “too many” and who decides? Isn’t it time for you and your fellow citizens to make those decisions?