Books tagged: sociology

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I, Essayist
By Anthony North
Price: Free! Words: 14,690. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Essay
I’m uneducated in any academic sense, having left school at fifteen. However, when I came down with ME/cfs thirty years ago, I decided to educate myself. Doing so, I realized that so much is wrong with our knowledge and society. This is the first volume of my reasoned rants. You’ll also find here my views on cults and conspiracy theories, and why they happen.
Moot Points and Pithy Remarks
By Jean Stites
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,500. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction
Fun, games, and mysterious strangers come together in this tale of the world’s first time traveler and his fantastic mission to preserve the future by triggering events in the past.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
Railroad Employees In Wake County North Carolina
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
God's Loaded Dice
By Timothy McGettigan
You set the price! Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Albert Einstein believed that the universe was governed by a rational god who would never dream of playing dice with his precious creation. Yet, if scientists have learned anything over the past century, it is that the universe is anything but rational. Thus, a word to the wise: if there is a god, he does play dice. Further, scientists who don't wish to crap out would be well advised to wise up to
A Brief History of Human Behaviour and How to Become an Enlightened Global Citizen
By John Preece
Price: Free! Words: 119,280. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
this book studiously avoids the plethora of conjectural theories and poorly substantiated opinionation on which so much psychological and sociological research depends and thrives. instead, it reverts to the bedrock evidence of human history, and prehistory as mirrored in primatology, to construct a succinct and very user friendly text which teenagers, parents and globalists can readily understand
State and Class: A Sociology of International Affairs
By Ralph Pettman
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 110,630. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction
International affairs are most commonly explained in terms of the flow of diplomatic traffic and the wealth-springs of foreign policy. This study complements the conventional debates with one cast in terms of an emerging world society.
The International Political Economy of Risk: Rationalism, Calculation, and Power
By Robert Deuchars
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 117,730. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction
The discipline of international political economy faces a number of critical challenges at present, as it seeks to incorporate a number of relatively new issues, one of these being "risk". This captivating and enlightening study redresses the neglect of "risk" in this field by focusing on objectivist rationalism.
Quiet Fury Books: Criminal Justice Blog Series
By Darcia Helle
Price: Free! Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Essay
12 Articles and Interviews by Experts and Victims
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives
By Alecea Standlee
Price: Free! Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Essay
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives is a collection of essays by 7 college students at Concord University. Through their guided examination of the cultural context of technology, video gaming culture, and social media, they share what it is like to be a digital native in the US. Compiled by Dr. Alecea Standlee, these essays provide a glimpse into the techno world of college students.