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  • Scripting Revolutionby Keith Baker; Dan Edelstein

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    The "Arab Spring" was heralded and publicly embraced by foreign leaders of many countries that define themselves by their own historic revolutions. The contributors to this volume examine the legitimacy of these comparisons by exploring whether or not all modern revolutions follow a pattern or script. Traditionally, historians have studied revolutions... more...

  • Convicts, Coal, and the Banner Mine Tragedyby Robert David Ward; William Warren Rogers

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    In the late 1870s, Jefferson County, Alabama, and the town of Elyton (near the future Birmingham) became the focus of a remarkable industrial and mining revolution. Together with the surrounding counties, the area was penetrated by railroads. Surprisingly large deposits of bituminous coal, limestone, and iron ore?the exact ingredients for the manufacture... more...

  • The Red Marketby Scott Carney

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 17.99

    ?An unforgettable nonfiction thriller, expertly reported?.A tremendously revealing and twisted ride, where life and death are now mere cold cash commodities.? ?Michael Largo, author of Final Exits Award-winning investigative journalist and contributing Wired editor Scott Carney leads readers on a breathtaking journey through the macabre underworld... 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...

  • 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...