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Politics of the Temporary: An Ethnography of Migrant Life in Urban Malaysia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,850. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
For the first time, Politics of the Temporary details the rich, complex and often difficult realities of the lives of migrants in Malaysia – experiences that are for the most part hidden from public consciousness and awareness. Through a series of reflective and critical ethnographic notes – and told in the words of migrants themselves – Parthiban Muniandy provides an intimate examination of the m
Experimentum
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,320. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016 by Dr Gabrielle Tree. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
I've written and assembled these research notes from my two-year study into media susceptibility as a result of experiencing nearly six years of group stalking, harassment and defamation which began during my overseas travels. Being defamed online and seeing real-life behavioural changes in people’s interactions with me, I investigated the effect of mass media messages on human malleability.
The Saudi Files: Notes from the Field
Series: The Scrappy Traveller Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015 by Dr Gabrielle Tree. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
The Saudi Files: notes from the field are field notes of my ethnographic observations teaching English in Saudi Arabia. Had I aspired to a more traditional discussion of a travellers life in Saudi Arabia, being neither Third World nor Muslim, I would’ve had little to say. As my focus is on human interactions and social structures, there was an abundance to note.
Gangs and Guerrillas - Ideas from Counterinsurgency and Counterterrorism - Understanding the Adversary, Becoming a Terrorist, Ethnography, Group Identity, Young Male Problem
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,680. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
The goal of this project is to share the ideas developed to fight insurgents and terrorists and see if they can be adapted or modified to help the people of Salinas think about their city's problem with gangs in an innovative way.
Virginity Tests & Stray Marriages
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 20,090. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Based on the author's thesis (M.A.) -- University of New England, 2009 "Rumours and realities of marriage practices in contemporary Samin society (a study of the Samin people of Klopoduwur, Blora, Central Java)" -- Cover Bibliography: p. [89]-96 Some phrases in Javanese
Methodological Pluralism and Qualitative Family Research
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research, Essay » Author profile
This 100-page article is for graduate students and more experienced researchers who are looking for a relatively brief yet in-depth look at the roots of today's qualitative research. The article is divided into three sections, the early history, the middle years, and contemporary times.
Educated Police - An Ethnographic Study of Opinions
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.
Rolling Nowhere
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,690. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012 and represented by David Halpern. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Ted Conover's first book takes the reader along on his dream trip—a hardscrabble netherworld built for freight, not people—in search of an America "where numbers live like men."