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  • Rechnen mit dem Scheitern: Strategien in ungewissen Zeitenby Corinne Michaela Flick

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 11.35

    Unsere Welt ist von Ungewissheit geprägt; dazu gehört auch die Ungewissheit des Erfolgs. Nur der Unkluge rechnet nicht mit der Möglichkeit der Niederlage. Zu jedem Lebensplan, zu jeder Businessidee und zu jeder staatlichen Handlungsinitiative sollte gehören: das Rechnen mit dem Scheitern, mit der Möglichkeit des Misslingens. Wir müssen dem mit Strategien... more...

  • A Research Primer for the Social and Behavioral Sciencesby Miriam Schapiro Grosof; Hyman Sardy

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    A Research Primer for the Social and Behavioral Sciences provides an introductory but comprehensive overview of the research process that primarily concerns human subjects. This book discusses the methods of acquiring knowledge, importance of a well-chosen problem, review of the literature, and relationship between theory-building and hypothesis-testing.... more...

  • Science, Bread, and Circusesby Gregory Schrempp

    University Press of Colorado 2014; US$ 22.00

    In Science, Bread, and Circuses , Gregory Schrempp brings a folkloristic viewpoint to the topic of popular science, calling attention to the persistence of folkloric form, idiom, and worldview within the increasingly important dimension of popular consciousness defined by the impact of science. Schrempp considers specific examples of texts in which... more...

  • Secrets du foyer domestiqueby Sophie Ulliac-Trémadeure; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Par une belle matinée du mois de mai, pendant que les cloches de Sainte-Marie sonnaient joyeusement à grande volée, plusieurs voitures aux chevaux parés de bouquets et de rubans blancs ainsi que les cochers et les laquais, roulaient avec rapidité vers l'un des faubourgs de la ville de***. Toutes vinrent l'une après l'autre s'arrêter devant... more...

  • Social Experimentationby Henry W. Riecken; Robert F. Boruch

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Social Experimentation: A Method for Planning and Evaluating Social Intervention summarizes the available knowledge about how randomized experiments might be used in planning and evaluating ameliorative social programs. The book presents various aspects of social experimentation - design, measurement, execution, sponsorship, and utilization of results.... more...

  • Social Knowledge in the Makingby Charles Camic; Neil Gross; Michèle Lamont

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 34.00

    Over the past quarter century, researchers have successfully explored the inner workings of the physical and biological sciences using a variety of social and historical lenses. Inspired by these advances, the contributors to Social Knowledge in the Making turn their attention to the social sciences, broadly construed. The result is the first... more...

  • Social Theory for Old and New Modernitiesby Ferrarotti

    Lexington Books 1955; US$ 40.99

    Franco Ferrarotti's essays are of special interest to social scientists working in social theory and cultural sociology. His insights are far-reaching and applicable to those studying the areas of religion, immigration, violence, and social movements. more...

  • Stochastic Modelling of Social Processesby Andreas Diekmann; Peter Mitter

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Stochastic Modelling of Social Processes provides information pertinent to the development in the field of stochastic modeling and its applications in the social sciences. This book demonstrates that stochastic models can fulfill the goals of explanation and prediction. Organized into nine chapters, this book begins with an overview of stochastic... more...

  • Terra Firma Triptychby J. M. Ledgard

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 1.99

    From the author of Submergence comes a digital-original triptych of essays that examine humanity in the modern age. Terra Firma Triptych begins in a wilderness in South Sudan. J. M. Ledgard is there in search of a still point, untouched by humankind--a goal complicated by the contingent of armed rangers accompanying him. Next, a trip through... more...

  • Was vom Japaner übrig bliebby Irmela Hijiya-Kirschnereit

    Iudicium Verlag 2013; US$ 18.17

    Im 21. Jahrhundert ist Japan immer noch ? oder erst recht ? ein Prüfstein für unseren Umgang mit dem (nicht mehr so ganz) Fremden. Doch selbst wenn wir noch so eifrig suchten, das absolut Fremde ist im Zeitalter globaler Interdependenz ohnehin nicht mehr zu finden. Als moderne bzw. postmoderne Industrienation gehört das Land ohne Frage zu den Regionen,... more...