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  • Homeland Securityby Jane Bullock; George Haddow; Damon P. Coppola

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 64.95

    Homeland Security: The Essentials sets a new standard for security textbooks, concisely outlining the risks facing the US today and the structures we have put in place to deal with them. The authors expertly delineate the bedrock principles of preparing for, mitigating, managing, and recovering from emergencies and disasters. From cyber warfare... more...

  • War and Genocideby Doris L. Bergen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 25.99

    In examining one of the defining events of the twentieth century, Doris L. Bergen situates the Holocaust in its historical, political, social, cultural, and military contexts. Unlike many other treatments of the Holocaust, the revised, second edition of War and Genocide discusses not only the persecution of the Jews, but also other segments of... more...

  • The Lie Detectorsby Ken Alder

    Free Press 2007; US$ 27.00

    The story of the lie detector takes us straight into the dark recesses of the American soul. It also leads us on a noir journey through some of the most storied episodes in American history. That is because the device we take for granted as an indicator of guilt or innocence actually tells us more about our beliefs than about our deeds. The machine... more...

  • Social arvby Bente Jensen

    Aarhus University Press 2008; US$ 5.72

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  • How Was Life?by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 73.00

    How was life in 1820, and how has it improved since then? What are the long-term trends in global well-being? Views on social progress since the Industrial Revolution are largely based on historical national accounting in the tradition of Kuznets and Maddison. But trends in real GDP per capita may not fully re­flect changes in other dimensions... more...

  • Key Problems of Sociological Theoryby John Rex

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Social Capitalby John Field

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.95

    The term 'social capital' is a way of conceptualizing the intangible resources of community, shared values and trust upon which we draw in daily life. It has achieved considerable currency in the social sciences through the very different work of Bourdieu in France, and James Coleman and Robert Putnam in the States, and has been taken up within politics... more...

  • Methods for Testing and Evaluating Survey Questionnairesby Stanley Presser; Jennifer M. Rothgeb; Mick P. Couper; Judith T. Lessler; Elizabeth Martin; Jean Martin; Eleanor Singer

    Wiley 2004; US$ 100.95 US$ 87.49

    The definitive resource for survey questionnaire testing and evaluation Over the past two decades, methods for the development, evaluation, and testing of survey questionnaires have undergone radical change. Research has now begun to identify the strengths and weaknesses of various testing and evaluation methods, as well as to estimate the methods?... more...

  • Sociologyby Ray Jureidini; Marilyn Poole

    Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 50.00

    A fully updated third edition of this widely-used Australian introductory sociology textbook. more...

  • Explaining Societyby Berth Danermark; Mats Ekstrom; Liselotte Jakobsen; Jan ch. Karlsson

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 73.95

    This book will be immensely valuable for students and researchers in social science, sociology and philosophy in that it connects methodology, theory and empirical research. It provides an innovative picture of what society and social science is, along with the methods used to study and explain social phenomena. more...