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Mr. Moms Favorite Family Meals
By Chef Dave
Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
So What’s for dinner tonight? This is a common question for families everywhere. I know we all strive to be Martha Stewart or Bobby Flay, but who has that kind of time? That’s the creation of Mr. Mom’s Favorite Family Meals, your go to source for quick restaurant quality meals, without having to spend your entire day in the kitchen. So make your next family meal Quick Delicious*Dad-tastic
Law and the Search for Community
By Joel F. Handler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
This enduring study of law and organizations that change the community--the core relations of citizen and state--takes aim at real problems that resonate today and the limits of bureaucracy: health care, medical consent, pollution, special ed, care for the elderly and poor. A recognized sociolegal classic by a UCLA law prof, first published by Penn Press, now in digital edition with 2010 Foreword.
Adversarialism and Consensus? The Professions’ Construction of Solicitor and Family Mediator Identity and Role
By Lisa C. Webley
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,860. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
Penetrating study of divergent messages that the Law Society (England & Wales) vs. UK College of Family Mediators transmit to their members about the professional approach to adopt in divorce and custody disputes. Webley uses grounded theory methods to analyse training, accreditation, best practice statements, & codes of conduct contrasting the two professions--and their divergent self-identities.
The Politics of Law and Order: Street Crime and Public Policy
By Stuart A. Scheingold
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 99,290. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
Foundational and renowned study of how politicians and others use crime rates--and most of all the public perception of street crime, whether or not it is accurate--for their own purposes. Dr. Scheingold also provides a theoretical basis for his views. The follow-up to the landmark The Politics of Rights, this book is both supported in research and accessible and interesting to readers everywhere.
Sociological Theory – A Contemporary View: How to Read, Criticize and Do Theory
By Neil J. Smelser
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Social Truths
By Dan Brook
Price: $2.69 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
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!
The Sociology of Economic Life
By Neil J. Smelser
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
Quality ebook reprint of a classic work in the social sciences, written by one of the leading scholars on the intersection of two important disciplines: economics and sociology. This is an unabridged republication of the Second Edition of this much-cited study. Presented with care, the ebook edition features such proper digital formatting as: active TOC, linked endnotes, and fully-linked Index.
Comparative Methods in the Social Sciences
By Neil J. Smelser
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
Classic book by Berkeley’s Smelser remains the most definitive statement of methodological issues for all comparative scholars and in political science, anthropology, sociology, economics and psychology. Such issues are timeless and therefore his lucid analysis remains timely and relevant. He posits a methodological continuity between the comparative studies of past masters and more recent work.
A Head In The Cloud: Tutorials, Mini-Tutorials, Micro-Tutorials, and Appreciations From the Blog of Robert Paul Wolff
By Robert Paul Wolff
Series: The Collected Papers of Robert Paul Wolff, Book 4. Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 138,320. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction
From Robert Paul Wolff's popular blog, the Philosopher's Stone, comes a series of "Tutorials", "Mini-Tutorials", "Micro-Tutorials" and "Appreciations" on topics such as Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud, Kiekegaard, Max Weber, Ideological Critique, Afro-American Studies, and more.
The Sociology of the Professions: Lawyers, Doctors and Others
By Robert Dingwall
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
Dingwall and Lewis's renowned compilation of theorists and empirical researchers into the sociology of the professions was groundbreaking when first published in 1983 and has influenced scholars and professionals since. The new digital edition features a substantive new Foreword by Professor Sida Liu of the University of Wisconsin. Not limited to one occupation or field, as are many such studies.