Social science / Sociology

Best Selling / Page 101

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

Our selection

Awards

 

Category

Delete Sociology

 

Price

All

Free

Below $ 5

$ 5 - $ 10

$ 10 - $ 15

Delete Price range

From :
To :
OK

 

Language

English (7699)

French (239)

German (57)

Spanish (118)

Italian (298)

 

Protection

All (7699)

DRM Free (330)

DRM (7368)

More options

Sport and Social Movements: From the Local to the Global

by John Horne & Parissa Safai

From neighborhood coalitions organizing against the building of a sport facility for professional sports teams subsidized by public funds, to global campaigns for equity for women in sport, to worldwide bans...


Using Corpora to Analyze Gender

by Paul Baker

Corpus linguistics uses specialist software to identify linguistic patterns in large computerised collections of text - patterns which then must be interpreted and explained by human researchers.

This book critically...


Living Beings: Perspectives on Interspecies Engagements

by Penny Dransart & James Staples

Living Beings examines the vital characteristics of social interactions between living beings, including humans, other animals and trees.

Many discussions of such relationships highlight the exceptional qualities...


Brezhnev and the Decline of the Soviet Union

by Thomas Crump

Leonid Brezhnev was leader of the Soviet Union from 1964-1982, a longer period than any other Soviet leader apart from Stalin. During Brezhnev's time Soviet power seemed at its height and increasing. Living...


Women in Modern Burma

by Tharaphi Than

This book challenges the popular notion that Burmese women are powerful and are granted equal rights as men by society. Throughout history Burmese women have been represented as powerful and as having equal...


The Politics of Expertise

by Stephen P. Turner

This book collects case studies and theoretical papers on expertise, focusing on four major themes: legitimation, the aggregation of knowledge, the distribution of knowledge and the distribution of power. It...


Managing Social Change and Social Policy in Greater China: Welfare Regimes in Transition

by Ka Ho Mok & Maggie K. W. Lau

East Asia is at the heart of the global economic transformation, and the countries of the region are witnessing rapidly changing labour markets, alongside the pressure to cut production costs and lower taxes...


Popular Music Fandom: Identities, Roles and Practices

by Mark Duffett

This book explores popular music fandom from a cultural studies perspective that incorporates popular music studies, audience research, and media fandom. The essays draw together recent work on fandom in popular...


Revisiting Institutionalism in Sociology: Putting the Institution Back in Institutional Analysis

by Seth Abrutyn

There may not be a concept so central to sociology, yet so vaguely defined in its contemporary usages, than institution. In Revisiting Institutionalism in Sociology, Abrutyn takes an in-depth look at what institutions...


Green Consumption: The Global Rise of Eco-Chic

by Bart Barendregt & Rivke Jaffe

Green lifestyles and ethical consumption have become increasingly popular strategies in moving towards environmentally-friendly societies and combating global poverty. Where previously environmentalists saw...


The Dialectics of Inquiry Across the Historical Social Sciences

by David Baronov

This book turns conventional global-historical analysis on its head, demonstrating, first, that local events cannot be derived - logically or historically - from large-scale, global-historical structures and...


Inventive Politicians and Ethnic Ascent in American Politics: The Uphill Elections of Italians and Mexicans to the U.S. Congress

by Miriam Jiménez

This innovative book investigates the process through which ethnic minorities penetrate into higher echelons of political power: specifically, how they succeed in getting elected to the U.S. Congress. Analysts...


Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic: Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic

by Kathleen Gough

First published in 2013. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Macao the Formation of a Global City

by C.X. George Wei

Macao, the former Portuguese colony in southeast China, has a long and very interesting history of cultural interaction between China and the West. Held by the Portuguese from the 1550s until its return to China...


The Vampire in Contemporary Popular Literature

by Lorna Piatti-Farnell

Prominent examples from contemporary vampire literature expose a desire to re-evaluate and re-work the long-standing, folkloristic interpretation of the vampire as the immortal undead. This book explores the...


Game Face: What Does a Female Athlete Look Like?

by Jane Gottesman & Penny Marshall

On playing fields and street corners, in backyards and gyms, the people in this arresting array of pictures are unselfconsciously exploring the physical and emotional pleasures of competition and play. Each...


Donuts: An American Passion

by John T. Edge

Acclaimed food writer and cultural historian John T. Edge conjures nostalgia by revealing portions of our history through our most cherished foods. Donuts is the cap on a scrumptious series toting comfort food,...


The Upanisads

by F. Max Muller

This is a subset of the Sacred Books of the East Series which includes translations of all the most important works of the seven non-Christian religions which have exercised a profound influence on the civilizations...


The Zend Avesta

by F. Max Muller

This is a subset of the Sacred Books of the East Series which includes translations of all the most important works of the seven non-Christian religions which have exercised a profound influence on the civilizations...


Vinaya Texts

by F. Max Muller

This is a subset of F. Max Mullers great collection The Sacred Books of the East.