Outsiders: Studies in the Sociology of Deviance

Outsiders: Studies in the Sociology of Deviance

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ISBN Code : 9780029021408
Book Author : Howard S. Becker
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Total Pages : 327

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A sociology text on deviance and difference, exploring unconventional individuals and their place in normal society.

On Hobos and Homelessness

On Hobos and Homelessness

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ISBN Code : 9780226019673
Book Author : Nels Anderson
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Total Pages : 348

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Nels Anderson was a pioneer in the study of the homeless. In the early 1920s Anderson combined his own experience on the bummery, with his keen sociological insight to give voice to a largely ignored underclass. He remains an extraordinary and underrated figure in the history of American sociology.On Hobos and Homelessness includes Andersons rich and vibrant ethnographi

Cose che abbiamo in comune

Cose che abbiamo in comune

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ISBN Code : 9788842099222
Book Author : Zygmunt Bauman
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Total Pages : 445

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Il nostro mondo liquido-moderno e in continua trasformazione. Tutti noi � volenti o nolenti, consapevoli o no, che ci piaccia o meno � veniamo trascinati via senza posa, anche quando ci sforziamo di rimanere immobili nel punto in cui ci troviamo.Queste lettere non sono altro che racconti di viaggio� e le storie in esse contenute sono dei resoconti di viaggio: scritte in v

The Corrosion of Character: The Personal Consequences of Work in the New Capitalism

The Corrosion of Character: The Personal Consequences of Work in the New Capitalism

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ISBN Code : 9780393319873
Book Author : Richard Sennett
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Total Pages : 348

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In The Corrosion of Character, Richard Sennett, among the countrys most distinguished thinkers . . . has concentrated into 176 pages a profoundly affecting argument (Business Week) that draws on interviews with dismissed IBM executives, bakers, a bartender turned advertising executive, and many others to call into question the terms of our new economy. In his 1972 class

From Bruises To Beauty

From Bruises To Beauty

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Book Author : Really Rashida
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Total Pages : 412

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After taking a brutal beating from her boyfriend, Andre, Tracey and her son are now hiding out at her aunts house. Determined to finish what he started, Andre stalks Tracey in an attempt to bring her home. Soon an unknown assailant joins in the harassment compromising Tracey and her sons safety. Follow Tracey as she fights for her life against scorn, abuse, and betrayal.

Demography is Politics: How We Control Demographic Change

Demography is Politics: How We Control Demographic Change

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Book Author : Joanne Rodrigues
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Total Pages : 364

Demography is Politics: How We Control Demographic Change Book Detail/ Review :

An intellectual journey that turns modern conceptions about population growth and politics on their heads.Most people assume that vast demographic changes over the next forty years are an unalterable fact of differences in births, deaths, and migration between groups.Thats a mistake. With provocative and persuasive narrative, research and prose, the book will explore how

Technology and Social Inclusion: Rethinking the Digital Divide

Technology and Social Inclusion: Rethinking the Digital Divide

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ISBN Code : 9780262731737
Book Author : Mark Warschauer
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Total Pages : 401

Technology and Social Inclusion: Rethinking the Digital Divide Book Detail/ Review :

Much of the discussion about new technologies and social equality has focused on the oversimplified notion of a digital divide. Technology and Social Inclusion moves beyond the limited view of haves and have-nots to analyze the different forms of access to information and communication technologies. Drawing on theory from political science, economics, sociology, psycholo

Classes

Classes

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ISBN Code : 9780860918127
Book Author : Erik Olin Wright
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Total Pages : 313

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Class analysis and class struggle are central concepts in Marx�s social theory yet, notoriously, Marx never wrote a systematic exposition of these terms during his lifetime, and succeeding generations have had to piece together interpretations from his many scattered references and discussions. The problem of trying to develop a Marxist class analysis on this basis has bee

Unbeaten

Unbeaten

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Book Author : Kim Woodburn
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Total Pages : 414

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For Kim Woodburn finding fame in her 60s in the smash hit television series How Clean is Your House? with fellow dust-buster Aggie Mackenzie is like living a fairytale. Often she has simply wished that she had never been born, for Kim has overcome horrific emotional and physical abuse both at the hands of her alcoholic mother and her philandering, sexually abusive father.

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