5739 books (287 pages) in this category

A Pound of Flesh

Monetary Sanctions as Punishment for the Poor

by Alexes Harris

<p>Over seven million Americans are either incarcerated, on probation, or on parole, with their criminal records often following them for life and affecting access to higher education, jobs, and housing. Court-ordered monetary sanctions that ...

ISBN: 9781610448550

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$32.94

$26.39
Get eBook

A Practical Guide to Social Interaction Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders

by Michelle O'Reilly, Tom Muskett & Jessica Nina Lester

<p>This book introduces a novel approach for examining language and communication in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) - discourse and conversation analysis. The authors offer a set of very different perspectives on these complex issues than are ...

ISBN: 9781137592361

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$189.00

$170.16
Get eBook

A Reenchanted World

The Quest for a New Kinship with Nature

by James William Gibson

<p><strong>A surprising and enlightening investigation of how modern society is making nature sacred once again</strong></p> <p>For more than two centuries, Western cultures, as they became ever more industrialized, increasingly regarded the ...

ISBN: 9781429994866

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$10.09

$8.79
Get eBook

A Richer, Brighter Vision for American High Schools

by Nel Noddings

<p>In today's high schools, education is often reduced to a means of achieving financial security, leading to an overemphasis on quantifiable measures of performance. This approach encourages academically talented students to focus on test ...

ISBN: 9781316415207

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$29.70

$25.29
Get eBook

A Shared Future

Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

by Richard L. Wood & Brad R. Fulton

<p>Faith-based community organizers have spent decades working for greater equality in American society, and more recently have become significant players in shaping health care, finance, and immigration reform at the highest levels of ...

ISBN: 9780226306162

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$51.99

$41.68
Get eBook

A Short History of the New Testament

by Halvor Moxnes

<p>Few documents in world history can match the inspirational impact of the New Testament. For all its variety – gospels, letters and visions – this first-century collection of texts keeps always at its centre the enigmatic figure of ...

ISBN: 9780857735522

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$26.98

$25.73
Get eBook

A Simple Love Story Between Me and Myself

by Melisa Mel

A Simple Love Story between Me and Myself is the story of Mel, a person who struggles through life with gender dysphoria but eventually finds her peace with herself. The story gives hope to those who are struggling within themselves while ...

ISBN: 9781514476321

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$6.59

$5.93
Get eBook

A Social Revolution

Politics and the Welfare State in Iran

by Kevan Harris

<p>For decades, political observers and pundits have characterized the Islamic Republic of Iran as an ideologically rigid state on the verge of collapse, exclusively connected to a narrow social base. In <em>A Social Revolution</em>, Kevan ...

ISBN: 9780520965843

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$46.43

$39.48
Get eBook

A Sociology of Commercial Flight Crew

by Bennett A Simon

<p>There are numerous psychological studies of pilots and piloting, but little has been done in the way of sociological examination. Commercial aviation is one of the world's biggest industries, yet there are few studies of pilots as social ...

ISBN: 9781351961516

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$84.89

$76.44
Get eBook

A Sociology of Constitutions

Constitutions and State Legitimacy in Historical-Sociological Perspective

by Chris Thornhill

<p>Using a methodology that both analyzes particular constitutional texts and theories and reconstructs their historical evolution, Chris Thornhill examines the social role and legitimating status of constitutions from the first ...

ISBN: 9781139097352

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$44.00

$37.39
Get eBook

A Sociology of Crime

Second edition

by Stephen Hester & Peter Eglin

<p>Hester and Eglin’s <em>A Sociology of Crime</em> has an outstanding reputation for its distinctive and systematic contribution to the criminological literature. Through detailed examples and analysis, it shows how crime is a product of ...

ISBN: 9781317336709

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$74.53

$67.09
Get eBook

A Sociology of Prayer

by Giuseppe Giordan & Linda Woodhead

<p>Prayer is a central aspect of religion. Even amongst those who have abandoned organized religion levels of prayer remain high. Yet the most basic questions remain unaddressed: What exactly is prayer? How does it vary? Why do people pray and ...

ISBN: 9781351961486

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$50.52

$45.53
Get eBook

A Sociology of Prayer

by Dr Rebecca Catto & Professor Linda Woodhead

<p>Prayer is a central aspect of religion. Even amongst those who have abandoned organized religion levels of prayer remain high. Yet the most basic questions remain unaddressed: What exactly is prayer? How does it vary? Why do people pray and ...

ISBN: 9781472427694

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$52.31

$47.09
Get eBook

A Sociology of Spirituality

by Peter C. Jupp

<p>The emergence of spirituality in contemporary culture in holistic forms suggests that organised religions have failed. This thesis is explored and disputed in this book in ways that mark important critical divisions. This is the first ...

ISBN: 9781317186632

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$68.65

$61.81
Get eBook

A Study on Socio-Economic Impact of Remittances on Forward Migrants Households of Tibetan Refugees in India

by Tenzin Namgha

<p>Examination Thesis from the year 2016 in the subject Sociology - Political Sociology, Majorities, Minorities, , course: Develiopment Economics, language: English, abstract: Due to the invasion and occupation of Tibet by China, the first wave ...

ISBN: 9783668465602

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$51.99

$46.85
Get eBook

A Theory of Fields

by Neil Fligstein & Doug McAdam

<p>Finding ways to understand the nature of social change and social order-from political movements to market meltdowns-is one of the enduring problems of social science. <em>A Theory of Fields</em> draws together far-ranging insights from ...

ISBN: 9780199977147

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$37.12

$33.43
Get eBook

A Theory of Nonviolent Action

How Civil Resistance Works

by Stellan Vinthagen

<p>In this ground-breaking and much-needed book, Stellan Vinthagen provides the first major systematic attempt to develop a theory of nonviolent action since Gene Sharp's seminal The Politics of Nonviolent Action in 1973.</p><p>Employing a rich ...

ISBN: 9781780320533

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$39.83

$33.89
Get eBook

A Theory of Shopping

by Daniel Miller

<p><em>A Theory of Shopping</em> offers a highly original perspective on one of our most basic everyday activities - shopping. We commonly assume that shopping is primarily concerned with individuals and materialism. But Miller rejects this ...

ISBN: 9780745667911

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook
$27.99
Get eBook

A Tolerant Country?

Immigrants, Refugees and Minorities

by Colin Holmes

<p>In this book, first published in 1991, Colin Holmes examines responses to those immigrants and refugees who have been coming to Britain since the late nineteenth century as well as the perception and treatment of British-born minorities. He ...

ISBN: 9781317378914

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$68.71

$61.92
Get eBook

A Traveller in Thirteenth-Century Arabia / Ibn al-Mujawir's Tarikh al-Mustabsir

by G. Rex Smith

<p>This is the first English translation of the Tarikh al-Mustabsir, written in the early quarter of the thirteenth century by Ibn al-Mujawir. The text is a fascinating account of the western and southern areas of the Arabian Peninsula by a man ...

ISBN: 9781317186304

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$82.38

$74.24
Get eBook