Social science / Sociology

Best Selling / Page 6

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 (8949)

French (298)

German (52)

Spanish (156)

Italian (362)

 

Protection

All (8949)

DRM Free (488)

DRM (8460)

More options

Transgender 101: A Simple Guide to a Complex Issue

by Nicholas Teich

Written by a social worker, popular educator, and transgender man, this well-rounded resource combines an accessible portrait of transgenderism with a rich history of transgender life and unique experiences...


The Googlization of Everything: (And Why We Should Worry)

by Siva Vaidhyanathan

In the beginning, the World Wide Web was exciting and open to the point of anarchy, a vast and intimidating repository of unindexed confusion. Into this creative chaos came Google with its dazzling mission-"To...


Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots?: Flaming Challenges to Masculinity, Objectification, and the Desire to Conform

Apocalypse Culture

by Adam Parfrey

An unorthodox sociological approach to contemporary apocalyptic thought.


Social Protection as Development Policy

by Sarah Cook & Naila Kabeer

The Asian crisis of the late 1990s severely affected some of the most successful economies in the region, placing the issue of social protection high on the regional and international agenda. Subsequently, growth...


Surviving Twice

by Trin Yarborough

Inspiring and sometimes tragic personal stories of five Amerasian children left behind after the Vietnam War


Cultures of Femininity in Modern Fashion

by Ilya Parkins, Elizabeth M. Sheehan & Rita Felski

An interdisciplinary collection illuminating how fashion shaped concepts and practices of femininity and modernity


Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010

by Charles Murray

From the bestselling author of Losing Ground and The Bell Curve, this startling long-lens view shows how America is coming apart at the seams that historically have joined our classes.

In Coming Apart, Charles...


A Hope in the Unseen: An American Odyssey from the Inner City to the Ivy League

by Ron Suskind

It is 1993, and Cedric Jennings is a bright and ferociously determined honor student at Ballou, a high school in one of Washington D.C.’s most dangerous neighborhoods, where the dropout rate is well into double...


Come to the Edge: A Memoir

by Christina Haag

The Love Story of JFK Jr. and Christina Haag • New York Times bestseller

 

When Christina Haag was growing up on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, John F. Kennedy, Jr., was just one of the boys in her circle...


Jakarta Undercover II

by Moammar Emka

After the enormous success of Jakarta Undercover, Moammar Emka is back with more on the seedy nightlife and underground sex servics of modern, hip Jakarta. Delving deep into the city's karaoke clubs, massage...


Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave & Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

by Harriet Jacobs, Frederick Douglass & Kwame Anthony Appiah

Introduction by Kwame Anthony Appiah

Commentary by Jean Fagan Yellin and Margaret Fuller

 

This Modern Library edition combines two of the most important African American slave narratives—crucial works that...


Nimo's War, Emma's War: Making Feminist Sense of the Iraq War

by Cynthia Enloe

Nimo, Maha, Safah, Shatha, Emma, Danielle, Kim, Charlene. In a book that once again blends her distinctive flair for capturing the texture of everyday life with shrewd political insights, Cynthia Enloe looks...


Border Sexualities, Border Families in Schools

by Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli

The first book of its kind internationally, Border Sexualities, Border Families in Schools explores the experiences of bisexual students, mixed sexual orientation families, and polyamorous families in schools....


Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk About Their Personal Experiences of Slavery and Freedom

by Ira Berlin & Marc Favreau

"A Best Book of the Year" —Library Journal and Booklist

Using excerpts from the thousands of interviews conducted with ex-slaves in the 1930s by researchers working with the Federal Writer's Project, this astonishing...


MWF Seeking BFF: My Yearlong Search for a New Best Friend

by Rachel Bertsche

When Rachel Bertsche first moves to Chicago, she’s thrilled to finally share a zip code, let alone an apartment, with her boyfriend. But shortly after getting married, Bertsche realizes that her new life is...


Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter

by Tom Bissell

Tom Bissell is a prizewinning writer who published three widely acclaimed books before the age of thirty-four. He is also an obsessive gamer who has spent untold hours in front of his various video game consoles,...


The Magic Room: A Story About the Love We Wish for Our Daughters

by Jeffrey Zaslow

The New York Times bestselling journalist and author of The Girls from Ames, Jeffrey Zaslow, takes us to a multi- generational family owned small-town bridal shop to explore the emotional lives of women in the...


The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls

by Joan Jacobs Brumberg

"Timely and sympathetic . . . a work of impassioned advocacy."         --People

A hundred years ago, women were lacing themselves into corsets and teaching their daughters to do the same. The ideal of...


Mad Men and Philosophy: Nothing Is as It Seems

by Rod Carveth, James B. South & William Irwin

A look at the philosophical underpinnings of the hit TV show, Mad Men

With its swirling cigarette smoke, martini lunches, skinny ties, and tight pencil skirts, Mad Men is unquestionably one of the most stylish,...