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Social Truths
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
Social Truths is about better understanding society to better understand ourselves. This book lays out a buffet of sociological nuggets about society, allowing you to take in deep concepts in bite-sized ways that are easily digestible and surprisingly delicious. Bon appetit!
Sociological Theory – A Contemporary View: How to Read, Criticize and Do Theory
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,110. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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.
Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.