Social science / Sociology

Best Selling / Page 143

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 (7567)

French (234)

German (57)

Spanish (117)

Italian (295)

 

Protection

All (7567)

DRM Free (265)

DRM (7301)

More options

Dying to Be Men: Gender and Language in Early Christian Martyr Texts

by L. Stephanie Cobb

At once brave and athletic, virtuous and modest, female martyrs in the second and third centuries were depicted as self-possessed gladiators who at the same time exhibited the quintessentially "womanly" qualities...


Social Work Practice Research for the Twenty-First Century

by Anne E. Fortune, Philip McCallion & Katharine Briar-Lawson

Social work professionals must demonstrate their effectiveness to legislators and governments, not to mention clients and incoming practitioners. A thorough evaluation of the activities, ethics, and outcomes...


Changing Urban Landscapes

by Aa. Vv. & Marco Buttino

The vast territory from Asia to Eastern Europe that was part of or under the influence of the Soviet Union comprised cities, which have undergone profound changes in the last twenty years. The opening of borders...


The Physics of Superheroes

by James Kakalios

James Kakalios explores the scientific plausibility of the powers and feats of the most famous superheroes — and discovers that in many cases the comic writers got their science surprisingly right. Along the...


Devil's Night: And Other True Tales of Detroit

by Ze'Ev Chafets

A New York Times Notable Book

On Devil’s Night, the night before Halloween, some citizens of Detroit try to burn down their neighborhoods for an international audience of fire buffs. This gripping and often...


The Fire Next Time

by James Baldwin

A national bestseller when it first appeared in 1963, The Fire Next Time galvanized the nation and gave passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement. At once a powerful evocation of James Baldwin's...


Man Made: A Memoir

by Ken Baker

The bracingly honest memoir of a star athlete who lived with a brain tumor that flooded his body with female hormones and sent him into a sexual netherworld from which he would emerge with insights about sexuality...


Twinkie, Deconstructed: My Journey to Discover How the Ingredients Found in Processed Foods Are Grown, Mined (Yes, Mined), and Manipulated into What A

by Steve Ettlinger

A pop-science journey into the surprising ingredients found in most common packaged foods

Like most Americans, Steve Ettlinger eats processed foods. And, like most consumers, he didn't have a clue as to what...


Free Culture: The Nature and Future of Creativity

by Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig, “the most important thinker on intellectual property in the Internet era” (The New Yorker), masterfully argues that never before in human history has the power to control creative progress...


Authentically Black

by John McWhorter

The critically acclaimed book from the bestselling author of Losing the Race and The Power of Babel John McWhorter is one of the most original and provocative thinkers on the issue of race in America today....


Imagining Iran: The Tragedy of Subaltern Nationalism

by Majid Sharifi

The thematic focus of this book is the tragic yet inevitable effects of subaltern nationalism. The book covers the systemic challenges that all modern Iranian regimes have faced in establishing a sovereign,...


An Introduction to Models in the Social Sciences

by Charles A. Lave & James G. March

What is a model? How do you construct one? What are some common models in the social sciences? How can models be applied in new situations? What makes a model good? Focusing on answers to these and related questions,...


The Koreas

by Charles K. Armstrong

The Koreas is a crisp, engaging primer of Korea and the Korean people in the contemporary world. This book is ideal for many courses in a variety of disciplines, including politics, history, international business,...


Nationalism and Power Politics in Japan's Relations with China: A Neoclassical Realist Interpretation: A Neoclassical Realist Interpretation

by Yew Meng Lai

Despite flourishing economic interactions and deepening interdependence, the current political and diplomatic relationship between Japan and China remains lukewarm at best. Indeed, bilateral relations reached...


Covenant as Ethical Commonwealth

by Perry Simpson Huesmann

Modernity as the fruit of the Enlightenment is a theme that has been explored and analyzed for decades, both in Western and non-Western academia. There is strong consensus that one of the major foundations of...


The Gay Past: A Collection of Historical Essays

by Salvatore Licata & Robert P Petersen

Fascinating reading on the plight of gay men and women through the ages. The contributors to this compassionate book document how society has made life difficult and even dangerous for homosexual people. Through...


Social Mobility Brit Ils 117

by D. V. Glass

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


In Retirement Ils 134

by H.E. Bracey

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


China's Development and Harmonization: Towards a Balance with Nature, Society and the International Community

by Bin Wu, Shujie Yao & Jian Chen

The concept of 'harmonization' has become very popular in China, with the Chinese government increasingly applying the term 'harmonious society' to internal affairs and the term 'harmonious world' to international...


The Negro Family in British Guiana: Family Structure and Social Status in the Villages

by Raymond T. Smith

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.