Books tagged: social science

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Cracking Jokes: Studies of Sick Humor Cycles & Stereotypes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,800. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Humor, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Where there's anxiety, there will be jokes to express it. Jokes are legitimate folklore--like myth, legend, superstition and song; as such, they reflect what is on people's minds. There's been no shortage of jokes or anxiety, so in this book Dundes reminds us of the jokes we have been telling and reveals the anxiety these jokes reflect. His studies haven't always been popular. Adds a new Foreword.
Go Ahead, Rock the Boat!: Conversations with Generation Z
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,880. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Educational
Insightful conversations that spell out Generation Z's take on important issues affecting humanity today. Five teenage friends find themselves at odds with their families, culture and social standing. Together they travel to Israel to embark on a working holiday at a Kibbutz. Their search is for new ways to learn from today to better prepare for the future.
You Got Posted: Memoirs and Fieldwork Notes of a Young Woman's Research and Experiment in an Online Social Environment in Revenge Pornography
Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 61,060. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Pornography, Fiction » Biographical
An online sensation. For all the wrong reasons. Hannah woke up one morning to find her photographs, the intimate sort she’d send only to her boyfriend, posted online along with her personal information. But this is not what it seems – she wants those photographs posted. It’s all part of her plan…
Social Science
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference
Sociology arises in the eighteenth century, with the first social research and the general ideas of the Enlightenment, as a way to understand and explain these social changes. Therefore, sociology is a science historically dated and that its emergence is linked to the consolidation of modern capitalism. Read more.
The Limitations of Household Surveys: Methodological Considerations in the Selection of the Unit of Analysis
Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
One of the most widely used methods of socioeconomic data collection employed by international development and environmental conservation organizations is household surveys. However, the household is a highly diverse entity. This book addresses the variability and complexity of households, questioning their adequacy as a unit of statistical analysis in survey research.
Restoring Self
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 27,940. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Knowing who you are is one of the quintessential parts of life. If you do not know where you come then you do not know who you are. In today's time the African-American community is suffering from an identity crisis. Blacks need to remember who they are and where they came from.
Under The Influence What We Don't Know Does Hurt Us
Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
The Connecting the Dots ... with The Respect Principle Manifesto, Under The Influence What We Don't Know Does Hurt Us, introduces the logic, practicality, and compassion as a primer to those responsible for helping the many people broken by a global culture based on the Disrespect Philosophy to encourage them to introduce the concept in the version written specifically for global literacy.
The Poetry of Truth
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 70,590. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
When their daughter Janik is confronted with naked, unrelenting racism in the Quebec school system Raymond Sunstrum begins an odyssey becomes a quest that leads him back to his roots and the wisdom of the Elders through participation in a healing Circle.
Ryan Holiday's The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This is a summary of Ryan Holiday's The Obstacle is the Way has become a cult classic, beloved by men and women around the world who apply its wisdom to become more successful at whatever they do.
Poverty & Despair vs. Education & Opportunity
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,550. Language: American English. Published: March 13, 2016 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
Considering that the total costs of poverty, the common bond and requirement among these populations include experiential expertise, responsibility, authority, accountability, an understanding of the poverty arena, compassion and a demonstrated goal-oriented leadership and commitment to ending poverty!