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Propaganda
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Propaganda

Jackall, Robert Jackall, Robert Jackall (Williams College)

This volume traces the origins, ethos, and workings of modern propaganda, which now permeates all institutions in our society. Scholars such as C. Wright Mills, Walter Lippmann, and Hans Speier here explore the social and...

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Social Movements: Critiques, Concepts, Case Studies
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Social Movements: Critiques, Concepts, Case Studies

Lyman

Social movements have shown themselves to be one of the most dramatic and effective forms of political action. America, founded as the result of a challenge to one kind of political order, has been, in part, recreated as a result...

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Questions About Questions: Inquiries into the Cognitive Bases of Surveys
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Questions About Questions: Inquiries into the Cognitive Bases of Surveys

Judith M. Tanur

The social survey has become an essential tool in modern society, providing crucial measurements of social change, describing social life, and guiding government policy. But the validity of surveys is fragile and depends...

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Charisma
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Charisma

Winfried Gebhardt, Arnold Zingerle, Michael N Ebertz

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Shattered Dreams, Lonely Choices: Birthparents of Babies with Disabilities Talk About Adoption
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Shattered Dreams, Lonely Choices: Birthparents of Babies with Disabilities Talk About Adoption

Joanne Finnegan, W.Carl Cooley

The author shares her experience and that of several families she interviewed who, like herself, explored options other than raising their own disabled children. Topics include building support networks, finances, family issues,...

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Erich Fromm: Analytische Sozialpsychologie Und Visionare Gesellschaftskritik
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Erich Fromm: Analytische Sozialpsychologie Und Visionare Gesellschaftskritik

Burkhard Bierhoff

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Technik Aus Soziologischer Perspektive: Forschungsstand . Theorieansatze . Fallbeispiele. Ein Uberblick
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Technik Aus Soziologischer Perspektive: Forschungsstand . Theorieansatze . Fallbeispiele. Ein Uberblick

Werner Rammert

Die Technik ist ein Thema, das quer zu den wissenschaftlichen Diszi plinen liegt. Grund genug, sich mit ihr auch aus soziologischer Per spektive zu beschaftigen. Jede Disziplin erschafft sich ihren Gegenstand auf ihre Weise. Die...

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How to Conduct Collaborative Action Research
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How to Conduct Collaborative Action Research

Richard Sagor

This book details a five-step process to create a positive climate for school restructuring by conducting collaborative action research, shows eight ways to gather valid and reliable data, explains techniques for identifying and...

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What This Awl Means: Feminist Archaeology at a Wahpeton Dakota Village
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What This Awl Means: Feminist Archaeology at a Wahpeton Dakota Village

Janet D. Spector

This pioneering work focuses on excavations and discoveries at Little Rapids, a 19th-century Eastern Dakota planting village near present-day Minneapolis.

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Probleme Sozio-Okologischer Systemtheorie: Natur Und Gesellschaft in Der Soziologie Luhmanns
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Probleme Sozio-Okologischer Systemtheorie: Natur Und Gesellschaft in Der Soziologie Luhmanns

Andreas Metzner

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A Marxist Archaeology
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A Marxist Archaeology

Randall H. McGuire

This book applies Marxist theory to archaeology, explores long-term historical change and cultural evolution, and advocates a dialectical and historical approach to the study of the past. Originally published by Academic Press in...

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Embattled Paradise: The American Family in an Age of Uncertainty
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Embattled Paradise: The American Family in an Age of Uncertainty

Arlene S. Skolnick

Was there really a golden age of the family in the 1950sor ever? This penetrating history of the American family mounts a withering criticism of the culture of nostalgia that clouds current debate and offers a plan for...

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Oedipus in the Trobriands
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Oedipus in the Trobriands

Melford E. Spiro

Spiro challenges the argument of Bronislaw Malinowski that the matrilineal society of the Trobriand Islands produced a psychological constellation -- a matrilineal complex -- different from Freud's Oedipus complex and the...

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Exploring Collaborative Research in Primary Care: Conference on Multimethod Research : Papers
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Exploring Collaborative Research in Primary Care: Conference on Multimethod Research : Papers

Benjamin F. Crabtree, William L. Miller, Richard B. Addison, Valerie Gilchrist, Anton J. Kuzel

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Uncertain Motherhood: Negotiating the Risks of the Childbearing Years
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Uncertain Motherhood: Negotiating the Risks of the Childbearing Years

Peggy-Anne Field, Patricia Marck

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New Middle Classes CB
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New Middle Classes CB

VIDICH, Arthur J Vidich

In America's much-touted classless society, the middle class--decried by some as a mythical construct and heralded by others as the embodiment of the American dream--has always occupied a central and controversial position. This...

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First White Frost: Native Americans and United Methodism
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First White Frost: Native Americans and United Methodism

Homer Noley

The history of the Methodist attempt to evangelize Native Americans is riddled with spectacular failures as well as dramatic successes. In this balanced yet forthright account, Homer Noley helps you gain new insights and a richer...

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OLU: Research Design and Statistics
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OLU: Research Design and Statistics

Sandy MacRae

The second in a series of three open learning units on research methods for the behavioural sciences. They are suitable either for classroom use or as distance learning material for students working alone. They make extensive use...

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OLU: Research Design and Statistics
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OLU: Research Design and Statistics

Sandy MacRae

The third in a series of three open learning units on research methods for the behavioural sciences. They are suitable either for classroom use or as distance learning material for students working alone. They make extensive use...

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American Women in the 1960s : Changing the Future: American Women in the Twentieth Century
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American Women in the 1960s : Changing the Future: American Women in the Twentieth Century

Blanche Linden-Ward, Carol Hurd Green

Series Editor: Barbara Haber, Radcliffe College A chronological history of the changing status of women in America. Each volume is prepared by a leading scholar in American history or women's studies and presents the experience...

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The Subversive Family: An Alternative History of Love and Marriage
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The Subversive Family: An Alternative History of Love and Marriage

Ferdinand Mount

A brilliantly written and convincingly researched argument that marriage and the family, far from being the handmaidens of oppression by a ruling class, are in fact the chief obstacles to the exercise of any authority, whether...

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Race Rules: Navigating the Color Line
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Race Rules: Navigating the Color Line

Professor of Communication Studies Michael Eric Dyson (University of Pennsylvania University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Dyson reveals the pernicious influence of racial thinking across the broad canvas of American social and cultural life, from the disjunction between how whites and blacks view the world, to the way perceptions of black masculinity...

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Qualitative Research in Social Work
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Qualitative Research in Social Work

Edmund Sherman, William J. Reid

Assembles papers from leading academics and professionals on the subject of the recent trend toward qualitative study, which relies on small sample groups and interview data to best capture the context and complexity of social...

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Moral Knowing in a Hindu Sacred City: An Exploration of Mind, Emotion and Self
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Moral Knowing in a Hindu Sacred City: An Exploration of Mind, Emotion and Self

Steven M. Parish

Explores the interrelationship of mind, self, emotion and the development of moral consciousness in the Nepalese city of Bhaktapur. The author investigates how the citizens have developed moral awareness in the context of cultural...

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Himalayan Households: Tamang Demography and Domestic Processes
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Himalayan Households: Tamang Demography and Domestic Processes

Thomas E. Fricke

A comprehensive study of the cultural ecology, demography, and domestic organization of one village undergoing socioeconomic changes, the Tamang community of Timling.

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State and Society in Contemporary Korea
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State and Society in Contemporary Korea

Hagen Koo

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A Postmodern Reader
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A Postmodern Reader

Joseph Natoli, Linda Hutcheon

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Prescription for Failure: Race Relations in the Age of Social Science
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Prescription for Failure: Race Relations in the Age of Social Science

Byron M. Roth

As racial tensions ravage America's inner cities, Byron M. Roth argues that the time has come to reassess our public policies on race and rethink the flawed theories that underlie them. In this pathbreaking book, Roth examines...

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Method and Theory for Investigating the Peopling of the Americas
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Method and Theory for Investigating the Peopling of the Americas

Robson Bonnichsen, D Gentry Steele

The first of four volumes to come out of the first World Summit Conference on the peopling of the Americas, this includes sections on methods, geoarchaeology, biological approaches, linguistic approaches, and material culture.

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The Public Arts
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The Public Arts

Gilbert Seldes, Arthur Asa Berger

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Breaking the Thread of Life: On Rational Suicide
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Breaking the Thread of Life: On Rational Suicide

Robert Laurence Barry

Suicide, and how civilized people should respond to it, is an increasingly controversial topic in modern society. In Holland, suicide is the third leading cause of death of people between the ages of fifteen and forty. In the...

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Immigrant Life in New York City, 1825-1863
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Immigrant Life in New York City, 1825-1863

Robert Ernst

This is a historical study of acculturation in New York City. It documents the Americanisation of foreign enclaves within the city, showing the effects produced by church, school, foreign-language press and libraries - the...

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The Connected Family: Bridging the Digital Generation Gap
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The Connected Family: Bridging the Digital Generation Gap

Seymour Papert

At a time when parents wonder how computers are changing their children's lives, the world's foremost expert on how children learn to work with computers speaks out.

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I am Not for Myself
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I am Not for Myself

Ruth R. Wisse

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Social Organization: A Study of the Larger Mind
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Social Organization: A Study of the Larger Mind

Charles Horton Cooley, Philip Rieff

This classic text has set a standard for American sociology. The author provides analysis without empiricism, applying psychological insight to his study of the individual and collective self. First published in 1909, this work...

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Sociologia Politica
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Sociologia Politica

Jacques Lagroye

La ceremonia tradicional en la que el presidente de la Republica recibe el saludo de las instituciones, el programa de television luego de una eleccion parlamentaria con sus polemicas, analisis y reportajes, son hechos...

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Competence, Courage, and Change: an Approach to Family Therapy
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Competence, Courage, and Change: an Approach to Family Therapy

David B. Waters, Edith C. Lawrence

If we are not to define people by their deficits, how can we organize our understanding of them? This book argues that a concept of competence provides the needed framework.

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The Culture of Complaint: The Fraying of America
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The Culture of Complaint: The Fraying of America

Robert Hughes

In this radical account of the decline of 20th-century American culture, the art critic of Time magazine insists that the politicization of almost every area of American culture has resulted in a fall in the standards required...

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Gratitude to Old Teachers
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Gratitude to Old Teachers

Robert Bly

Gratitude to Old Teachers...has been issued in a first edition of 1,500 copies.

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The Extraordinary Story of Human Origins
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The Extraordinary Story of Human Origins

Piero Angela, Alberto Angela

How can we know about the lives of our ancestors who lived 30,000, or 300,000, or 3 million years ago? This title addresses the many difficulties and challenges that scientists face in assembling the record of human evolution. It...

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Troublesome Presence: Democracy and Black Americans
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Troublesome Presence: Democracy and Black Americans

Eli Ginzberg, Alfred S. Eichner

Ginzberg and Eichner, in an innovative interpretation of basic political conflict in the American experience, reveal how democracy evolved without making a place for African Americans. The volume emphasizes the national, rather...

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Matsuri: Festivals of a Japanese Town
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Matsuri: Festivals of a Japanese Town

Michael Ashkenazi

A study of the importance of festivals in Japanese society which also contains a bilingual glossary.

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From Karl Mannheim
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From Karl Mannheim

Karl Mannheim, Kurt Wolff

Karl Mannheim's thought cuts across much of twentieth-century sociology, politics, history, philosophy, and psychology. This enlarged anthology con-vincingly demonstrates his centrality to present-day interpetive social and...

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The History and Geography of Human Genes
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The History and Geography of Human Genes

L.L. Cavalli-Sforza, Paolo Menozzi, Alberto Piazza

Offers a full-scale account of human evolution as it occurred across various continents. This book reconstructs the history of evolution by focusing on genetic divergence among human groups. It examines over 110 different...

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The Peoples of Borneo
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The Peoples of Borneo

Victor T. King

Examines the ethnic diversity of Borneo and shows that, beneath these variations, there are common social and cultural features. The book provides a view of traditional Bornean societies and cultures, documenting the challenge to...

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Teachings from the American Earth: Indian Religion and Philosophy
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Teachings from the American Earth: Indian Religion and Philosophy

Dennis Tedlock, Barbara Tedlock

A much needed book. It not only provides the proper orientation to its material, but its humanistic approach is more perceptive and illuminating than technical scholarship. -Theodore H. Gaster, Columbia University

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Advance Directives and the Pursuit of Death with Dignity
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Advance Directives and the Pursuit of Death with Dignity

Norman L. Cantor

An advance medical directive (living will) is a device aimed at controlling medical intervention during the dying process after a patient is no longer competent. This book outlines the legal foundation and framework governing...

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Explorations in Economic Sociology
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Explorations in Economic Sociology

Richard Swedberg

Since the mid-1980s, as public discourse has focused increasingly on the troubled economy, many social scientists have argued the need for more analysis of the social relationships that undergird economic life. The original essays...

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