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- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00
This book addresses the cognitive, social, and psychological dimensions that shape students? mathematics experience to help students become more capable, cooperative, and confident in the process of engaging mathematics. In these ways they can have a more valuable and enjoyable mathematics experience, and become more valued participants in society.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 15.99 US$ 13.75
Wide-ranging and authoritative, this bestselling sociology dictionary is the most informative of its kind. Compiler by a team of sociological experts, under the editorship of Gordon Marshall and John Scott, it is packed with over 2,500 entries. With terms taken from sociology and the related fields of psychology, economics, anthropology, philosophy,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
In this lively and entertaining book, Gordon Marshall explores ten classic studies of British society to demonstrate the valuable qualities of British sociology, and its importance for understanding contemporary society. In each case he provides a precis of the research undertaken, assuming no prior knowledge on the part of the reader, a series of... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 12.95
e. Doctors have a sick sense of humor. This is the deep, dark, and hilarious secret of the medical profession revealed by the irreverent Dr. Douglas Farrago in his popular satirical magazine, Placebo Journal ?affectionately known by its thousands of fanatic readers as ? Mad magazine for doctors? and called, by U.S. News.com , ?raunchy, adolescent,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95
The book incorporates three alternative conceptions of class. Erik Olin Wright's structural Marxist account is set alongside John Goldthorpe's occupational class schema, and the Registrar-General's prestige and skill-related categories. The authors use their unique data on inequality and conflict in contemporary Britain to provide, for the first time,... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 40.00
Families, communities, and the nation itself were irretrievably altered by the Civil War and the subsequent societal transformations of the nineteenth century. The repercussions of the war incited a broad range of unique problems in Appalachia, including political dynamics, racial prejudices, and the regional economy. Andrew L. Slap's anthology... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 79.99
This anthology of hard-to-find primary documents provides a solid overview of the foundations of American media studies. Focusing on mass communication and society and how this research fits into larger patterns of social thought, this valuable collection features key texts covering the media studies traditions of the Chicago school, the effects tradition,... more...