Books tagged: sociology

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Internet Use in Canada, the Let's Talk Campaign, and the Sociological Perspectives
Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Technology
Mobile phone use in Canada has increased over time. Bell Canada launched Let's Talk day in 2011 in order to respond to mental illness and have sought the help of Canadian citizens to further their campaign, that is, by using the #BellLetsTalk hashtag on social media. These implications are responded to by using these frameworks: functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism.
A Sociological Exploration of Antidepressants
Price: Free! Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Mental health is a hot topic, including treatment for mental illness. In this essay, I approach antidepressants in a sociological fashion. The dimensions I consider include: general information, the statistics of antidepressant usage, how antidepressants relate to the medical model, the efficacy of antidepressants, and how antidepressants can be understood through sociological frameworks.
Self-Control or State Control? You Decide
Price: Free! Words: 87,060. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
This book is both theoretical and practical. It can help you to live a happier life, be a better person, and enjoy the benefits of freedom and responsibility. Self-control is the alternative to the Nanny State, the Prohibitionist State, and the Welfare State.
Sociology
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
We have explained the following things in this book: What is sociology What are the branches of sociology What are the three major perspectives of sociology The details related to these three perspectives that are present there The different aspects of sociology The different objects and topics that are being discussed in the subject of sociology The impact of sociology in daily life
Experimentum
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,350. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. 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.
Improving Our Standard of Living: The Science, Politics, and Economics of Global Betterment
Price: Free! Words: 228,010. Language: American English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
This book is about how to improve global living standards. Topics include economic growth, income inequality, poverty, corruption, the decline of the middle class, sustainable development, emerging technologies, and more. This is not a rhetorical work, nor is it a textbook. It’s packed with evidence but presented in a way that’s easy to understand.
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.
South Korea and Indonesia: in context
Series: The Scrappy Traveller Trilogy, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 800. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Essay » Sociology
This is the final installation in my travel trilogy. You may wonder why it’s barely more than one page. I could detail experiences similar to those I had in China, Saudi Arabia and elsewhere but, at this point, that just isn’t necessary. Instead, I’ll talk briefly about coming full circle as befits a story-telling nearly two decades after the fact.
Science is Ethics as Electics.
Price: Free! Words: 117,500. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
A universe, by definition independent, implies its own freedom. The debate, whether the universe is determined or governed by laws of chance, takes the opposite ends to a range from zero to infinite choice. Science is measurement, whose logic is an increasing power of choice to give the most accurate information. Knowledge and freedom depend on each other. They are the dynamic of progress.
Racconti di periferia
Price: Free! Words: 51,780. Language: Italian. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Mimmo Parisi, in riguardo a questo suo primo libro, “Racconti di periferia”, ha dichiarato: “Mi sono messo a scrivere racconti e mi sono preso una vacanza dalle canzoni, perché quest’ultime, va da se, non hanno lo spazio semantico necessario per realizzare a tutto tondo un tema”. Il volume ha come leitmotiv la quotidianità, le emozioni, la fuga dall’ordinario.