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A Far, Far Better America

Where Do We Start? Our Industries Are Gone We’Re Split into Political Parties Elections Go to Highest Bidders Millions Are out of Work 100,000 Are Homeless We Have Duplicate Legislators and so on . . .

by Fred W. Coble

<p>Most People Have The Grace</p> <p>To Accept What Cannot Be Changed,</p> <p>But Lack The Courage To Change</p> <p>What Should Be Changed,</p> <p>And The Wisdom To Know</p> <p>The Difference.</p> <p>This Text Is Published</p> <p>That All

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A Feminist Post-transsexual Autoethnography

Challenging Normative Gender Coercion

by Julie Elizabeth Peters

<p>Gender as a social class along with its concomitant heteronormative gender coercion seem to be intransigent across time and cultures. But across these cultures we also see a degree of nonconforming behaviour which very often carries ...

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A Force More Powerful

A Century of Non-violent Conflict

by Peter Ackerman & Jack DuVall

<p>This nationally-acclaimed book shows how popular movements used nonviolent action to overthrow dictators, obstruct military invaders and secure human rights in country after country, over the past century. Peter Ackerman and Jack DuVall ...

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A Fragment of a Sociological Autobiography

The History of My Pursuit of a Few Ideas

by Edward Shils

<p>Edward Shils was one of the giants of sociological theory in the period after World War II. In this autobiography, written three years before his death in 1995, Shils reflects on the remarkable range of his life's work and activities, ...

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A Genealogical History of Society

by Miguel A. Cabrera

<p>This book provides a detailed reconstruction of the process of formation of the modern concept of society as an objective entity from the 1820s onwards, thus helping to better understand the shaping of the modern world and the nature of the ...

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A General View of Positivism

by Auguste Comte & Standard eBooks

<p>Auguste Comte, considered by some to be the first “philosopher of science,” was perhaps most famous for founding the theory of Positivism: a framework of thinking and living meant to engdender unity across humanity, backed by love, science, ...

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A General View of Positivism

by Auguste Comte

<p>In Comte’s original work on positivism, he attempted to outline a general perception of positivism, how it can be applied to society and how society would work should positivism be applied. J.H. Bridges’ translation, originally published in ...

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A Geography of China

by T.R. Tregear

<p>This book is intended primarily for serious students of geography but it will also appeal to the general reader. For this reason technical terms have been used as sparingly as is consistent with correct meaning. Wherever the subject matter ...

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A Good Book, In Theory

Making Sense Through Inquiry, Third Edition

by Alan Sears & James Cairns

<p>This highly original and compelling book offers an introduction to the art and science of social inquiry, including the theoretical and methodological frameworks that support that inquiry. The new edition offers coverage of post-modernism and

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A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health

Social Contexts, Theories, and Systems

by Teresa L. Scheid & Tony N. Brown

<p>The second edition of A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health provides a comprehensive review of the sociology of mental health. Chapters by leading scholars and researchers present an overview of historical, social and institutional ...

ISBN: 9780511700538

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A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health

Social Contexts, Theories, and Systems

by Teresa L. Scheid & Eric R. Wright

<p>With chapters written by leading scholars and researchers, the third edition of A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health provides an updated, comprehensive review of the sociology of mental health. The volume presents an overview of the ...

ISBN: 9781108183697

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A Handbook of Malaysian Cases: Contemporary Issues in Marketing & Management

by Farzana Quoquab

<p>This book is appropriate and useful for the college and university lecturers, practitioners and students who are undertaking courses in business studies. It is widely acknowledged that, only theoretical discussion does not provide the ...

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A Historical Account of Danish Sociology

A Troubled Sociology

by Kristoffer Kropp

<p>This book provides the first English-language account of the history of Danish sociology, examining it from the late 19th century to the present day. Focusing on the discipline's struggle for recognition in Denmark, it is a case study of how ...

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A Historiography of the Modern Social Sciences

by Roger E. Backhouse & Philippe Fontaine

<p>A Historiography of the Modern Social Sciences includes essays on the ways in which the histories of psychology, anthropology, sociology, economics, history and political science have been written since the Second World War. Bringing together

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A History of Adivasi Women in Post-Independence Eastern India

The Margins of the Marginals

by Dr. Debasree De

<p>**A history of the historyless, and the marginalization of adivasi voices.</p> <p>A History of Adivasi Women in Post-Independence Eastern India** is a path-breaking book that explores the current status of adivasi women in the four states of

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A History of Fair Trade in Contemporary Britain

From Civil Society Campaigns to Corporate Compliance

by Matthew Anderson

<p>This book offers an original contribution to the empirical knowledge of the development of Fair Trade that goes beyond the anecdotal accounts to challenge and analyse the trading practices that shaped the Fair Trade model. Fair Trade ...

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A History of Italian Fertility During the Last Two Centuries

by Livi Bacci, Massimo

<p>Profound changes have occurred in the demography and sociology of Italian fertility since Napoleonic times. Using the statistical system instituted in 1861 with national unification, Massimo Livi-Bacci provides a systematic and detailed ...

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A History of Prejudice

Race, Caste, and Difference in India and the United States

by Gyanendra Pandey

<p>This is a book about prejudice and democracy, and the prejudice of democracy. In comparing the historical struggles of two geographically disparate populations - Indian Dalits (once known as Untouchables) and African Americans - Gyanendra ...

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A History of the Indian University System

Emerging from the Shadows of the Past

by Surja Datta

<p>This book provides an explanation of the nature of the Indian university system, including its specificities and its peculiarities as well as exploring how they developed. It offers a historical and institutional perspective by singling out ...

ISBN: 9781137535719

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A History of the Polish Americans

by John.J. Bukowczyk

<p>In the last, rootless decade families, neighborhoods, and communities have disintegrated in the face of gripping social, economic, and technological changes. Th is process has had mixed results. On the positive side, it has produced a mobile,

ISBN: 9781351535205

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