The Leading eBooks Store Online

for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, BlackBerry...

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books
Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform

Most popular at the top

  • Decentralisation, Local Governance and Development: An Aspect of Developmentby Akampurira Abraham

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 32.40

    Communities need a holistic approach to address the problems that affect the people at the grass root. The planning of the direct beneficiaries involves decentralization in order to allow the lower power centers to widely take part in the development of society. Concerns of the grass root people form the need for decentralization and local governance.... more...

  • The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justiceby Stephen Leacock

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Canadian writer Stephen Leacock shot to literary acclaim as a satirist and humorist. However, many of his fans were unaware of the fact that Leacock was formally trained as a political scientist and economist and published widely in both disciplines. This incisive volume summarizes Leacock's views on several of the most crucial social, political,... more...

  • Proposed Roads to Freedomby Bertrand Russell

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99

    Prodigiously talented and prolific British philosopher Bertrand Russell is credited with many important contributions to the discipline, including playing a key role in the development of analytic philosophy. However, instead of focusing his energies solely on academic pursuits, Russell often turned his incisive intellect toward political matters of... more...

  • 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...

  • Emergent Brazilby Jeffrey D. Needell

    University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 79.95

    For decades, scholars and journalists have hailed the enormous potential of Brazil, which has been one of the world's largest economies for the last twenty years. But its promise has too often been curtailed by dictatorship, racism, poverty, and violence. Offering an interdisciplinary approach to the critical issues facing Brazil, the contributors... more...

  • Rural Communitiesby Cornelia Butler Flora; Jan L. Flora; Stephen P. Gasteyer

    Westview Press 2015; US$ 33.99

    Combines an essential theoretical framework with illustrative stories to show the dynamics of stability and change in America?s rural communities. more...

  • On Community Civil Disobedience in the Name of Sustainabilityby The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund

    PM Press 2015; US$ 2.99

    This short primer from the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund explores and describes the philosophy and underpinnings of the community rights movement that has emerged in the United States?a movement of nonviolent civil disobedience based on municipal lawmaking. Humanity stands at the brink of global environmental and economic collapse. We... more...

  • Fitting In and Getting Happyby Olga Stavrova

    Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 29.57

    Wirken sich Arbeitslosigkeit, Religiosität und Moral auf unser Wohlbefinden aus? Olga Stavrova untersucht, basierend auf Umfragedaten von Menschen aus über 70 Ländern, welchen Einfluss soziokulturelle Merkmale auf das Glücksempfinden haben. Sie weist nach, dass Glück durch ein Zusammenspiel zwischen unseren Handlungen und den soziokulturellen Merkmalen... more...

  • Authentisch leben?by Eva-Maria Parthe

    Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 23.34

    Eintöniger Alltag und mangelnde ästhetische Erfahrung führen dazu, dass Menschen ihre Welt als eng und ungenügend empfinden. Sie leiden an der Gesellschaft und haben das Gefühl, nicht authentisch leben zu können. Mit diesem Befund als Ausgangspunkt untersucht Eva- Maria Parthe solche »sozialen Pathologien« westlich-moderner Gesellschaften. Ausgehend... more...