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Research Design

Research Design

by John W Creswell

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Thinking, Fast and Slow

Thinking, Fast and Slow

by Daniel Kahneman

In Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think and make choices. One system is fast, intuitive, and emotional; the other is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Kahneman exposes the extraordinary capabilities - and also the faults and biases - of fast thinking, and reveals the pervasive influence of intuitive impressions on our thoughts and behaviour. The importance of properly framing risks, the effects... Read more about this item
Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

by John Gray

Once upon a time Martians and Venusians met, fell in love, and had happy relationships together because they respected and accepted their differences. Then they came to Earth and amnesia set in: they forgot they were from different planets.Based on years of successful counseling of couples and individuals, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus has helped millions of couples transform their relationships. Now viewed as a modern classic, this phenomenal book has helped men and women realize how different... Read more about this item
Anarchist Cookbook

Anarchist Cookbook

by William Powell

The Anarchist Cookbook, first published in 1971, is a book that contains instructions for the manufacture of explosives, rudimentary telecommunications phreaking devices as well as some dangerous, and in many places illegal, items; while some have merit, other 'recipes' have been shown to be flawed or dangerous or both. It was written by William Powell to protest the United States involvement in the Vietnam War. Interest in the book continues.
The Creature From Jekyll Island

The Creature From Jekyll Island

by G Edward Griffin

From the rear cover: "Where does money come from? Where does it go? Who makes it? The money magicians' secrets are unveiled. Here is a close look at their mirrors and smoke machines, the pulleys, cogs, and wheels that create the grand illusion called money. A boring subject? Just wait! You'll be hooked in five minutes. Reads like a detective story -- which it really is. But it's all true. This book is about the most blatant scam of history. It's all here: the cause of wars, boom-bust cycles, inflation,... Read more about this item
The 4-Hour Workweek

The 4-Hour Workweek

by Timothy Ferriss

A new, updated and expanded edition of this New York Times bestseller on how to reconstruct your life so it’s not all about work

Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan - there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less, this book is the... Read more about this item
Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design

Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design

by John W Creswell

In this Third Edition of his bestselling text John W. Creswell explores the philosophical underpinnings, history, and key elements of each of five qualitative inquiry traditions: narrative research, phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, and case study. In his signature accessible writing style, the author relates research designs to each of the traditions of inquiry. He compares theoretical frameworks, ways to employ standards of quality, and strategies for writing introductions to studies,... Read more about this item
Capital

Capital

by Karl Marx

A classic of early modernism, Capital combines vivid historical detail with economic analysis to produce a bitter denunciation of mid-Victorian capitalist society. It has also proved to be the most influential work in social science in the twentieth century; Marx did for social science what Darwin had done for biology. Millions of readers this century have treated Capital as a sacred text, subjecting it to as many different interpretations as the bible itself. No mere work of dry economics, Marx's great... Read more about this item
The Warmth Of Other Suns

The Warmth Of Other Suns

by Isabel Wilkerson

Isabel Wilkerson won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing for her reporting as Chicago bureau chief of The New York Times. The award made her the first black woman in the history of American journalism to win a Pulitzer Prize and the first African American to win for individual reporting. She won the George Polk Award for her coverage of the Midwest and a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship for her research into the Great Migration. She has lectured on narrative writing at the Nieman Foundation at... Read more about this item
Pedagogy Of the Oppressed

Pedagogy Of the Oppressed

by Freire Paulo

First published in Portuguese in 1968, Pedagogy of the Oppressed was translated and published in English in 1970. The methodology of the late Paulo Freire has helped to empower countless impoverished and illiterate people throughout the world. Freire’s work has taken on especial urgency in the United States and Western Europe, where the creation of a permanent underclass among the underprivileged and minorities in cities and urban centers is increasingly accepted as the norm.

With a substantive new... Read more about this item
All About Love

All About Love

by Bell Hooks

“A New York Times bestseller and enduring classic, All About Love is the acclaimed first volume in feminist icon bell hooks’ Love Song to the Nation trilogy. All About Love reveals what causes a polarized society, and how to heal the divisions that cause suffering. Here is the truth about love, and inspiration to help us instill caring, compassion, and strength in our homes, schools, and workplaces.

“The word ’love’ is most often defined as a noun, yet we would all love better if we used it... Read more about this item
The Skilled Helper

The Skilled Helper

by Gerard Egan

The Skilled Helper: A Problem Management and Opportunity Development Approach to Helping
Between the World and Me

Between the World and Me

by Ta-Nehisi Coates

In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation’s history and current crisis. Americans have built an empire on the idea of “race,” a falsehood that damages us all but falls most heavily on the bodies of black women and men—bodies exploited through slavery and segregation, and, today, threatened, locked up, and murdered... Read more about this item
Fingerprints Of the Gods

Fingerprints Of the Gods

by Graham Hancock

Fingerprints of the Gods is a book first published in 1995 by Graham Hancock, in which he contends that some previously enigmatic ancient but highly-advanced civilization had existed in prehistory, one which served as the common progenitor civilization to all subsequent known ancient historical ones. Supposedly, sometime after the end of the last Ice Age this civilization passed on to its inheritors profound knowledge of such things as astronomy, architecture and mathematics.
Principles Of Microeconomics

Principles Of Microeconomics

by N Gregory Mankiw

Mankiw’s Principles of Economics textbooks continue to be the most popular and widely used text in the economics classroom. PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS, 4th Edition features a strong revision of content in all 22 chapters while maintaining the clear and accessible writing style that is the hallmark of the highly respected author. The 4th edition also features an expanded instructor’s resource package designed to assist instructors in course planning and classroom presentation and full integration of... Read more about this item
Being Mortal

Being Mortal

by Atul Gawande

ATUL GAWANDE is a surgeon, writer, and public health researcher. He practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. He is also Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health. He has been a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine since 1998. He has written three New York Times bestselling books: Complications which was a finalist for the National Book Award in 2002;... Read more about this item
The New Jim Crow

The New Jim Crow

by Michelle Alexander

Considered one of the most important and influential books of the 21st century, The New Jim Crow discusses how the racial caste system in the United States was not dismantled with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s, but rather reinvented. 
Principles Of Macroeconomics

Principles Of Macroeconomics

by N Gregory Mankiw

With its clear and engaging writing style, PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS, Seventh Edition, continues to be the most popular and widely-used economics textbook among today's students. Mankiw emphasizes material that you are likely to find interesting about the economy (particularly if you are studying economics for the first time), including real-life scenarios, useful facts, and the many ways economic concepts play a role in the decisions you make every day. "I have tried to put myself in the position... Read more about this item
Society

Society

by John J MacIonis

For courses in Introductory Sociology See sociology in everyday life Society: The Basics utilizes a complete theoretical framework and a global perspective to offer students an accessible and relevant introduction to sociology. John Macionis, author of the best-selling Introductory Sociology franchise over the last three decades, empowers students to see the world around them through a sociological lens, helping them to better understand their own lives. Informative as well as engaging, Society: The... Read more about this item
Blink

Blink

by Malcolm Gladwell

Intuition is not some magical property that arises unbidden from the depths of our mind. It is a product of long hours and intelligent design, of meaningful work environments and particular rules and principles. This book shows us how we can hone our instinctive ability to know in an instant, helping us to bring out the best in our thinking and become better decision-makers in our homes, offices and in everyday life. Just as he did with his revolutionary theory of the tipping point, Gladwell reveals how... Read more about this item
The Intelligent Investor

The Intelligent Investor

by Benjamin Graham

The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham, first published in 1949, is a widely acclaimed book on value investing, an investment approach Graham began teaching at Columbia Business School in 1928 and subsequently refined with David Dodd. Famous investor and billionaire Warren Buffett describes it as "by far the best book on investing ever written", a sentiment echoed by other Graham disciples such as Irving Kahn and Walter Schloss.
Rich Dad, Poor Dad

Rich Dad, Poor Dad

by Robert T Kiyosaki

Rich Dad Poor Dad is a book by Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter. It advocates financial independence through investing, real estate, owning businesses, and the use of finance protection tactics. Rich Dad Poor Dad is written in an anecdotal manner and is aimed at creating public interest in finance. Kiyosaki and Lechter stress the advocacy of owning the system or means of production, rather than being an employee as a recurring theme in the book's chapters.
Just Mercy

Just Mercy

by Bryan Stevenson

Winner of the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction, Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Nonfiction, Winner of a Books for a Better Life Award Finalist for the Los Angeles Times, Book Prize Finalist for the Kirkus Reviews Prize, and An American Library Association Notable Book. "Every bit as moving as To Kill a Mockingbird, and in some ways more so...a searing indictment of American criminal justice and a stirring testament to the salvation that fighting for the vulnerable sometimes... Read more about this item
"Behold a Pale Horse

"Behold a Pale Horse

by Milton William Cooper

Social Sciences Books & Ephemera

Blink

Blink

by Gladwell, Malcolm

Intuition is not some magical property that arises unbidden from the depths of our mind. It is a product of long hours and intelligent design, of meaningful work environments and particular rules and principles. This book shows us how we can hone our instinctive ability to know in an instant, helping us to bring out the best in our thinking and become better decision-makers in our homes, offices and in everyday life. Just as he did with his revolutionary theory of the tipping point, Gladwell reveals how... Read more about this item
Fast Food Nation

Fast Food Nation

by Schlosser, Eric

Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal (2001) is a book by investigative journalist Eric Schlosser that examines the local and global influence of the United States fast food industry. First serialized by Rolling Stone in 1999, the book has drawn comparisons to Upton Sinclair's classic muckraking novel The Jungle.
Freakonomics

Freakonomics

by Steven D Levitt, Stephen J Dubner

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything is a 2005 non-fiction book by University of Chicago economist Steven Levitt and New York Times journalist Stephen J. Dubner. The book has been described as melding pop culture with economics. As of 2008, it has sold over 3 million copies worldwide.
Nickel and Dimed

Nickel and Dimed

by Ehrenreich, Barbara

Our sharpest and most original social critic goes "undercover" as an unskilled worker to reveal the dark side of American prosperity.Millions of Americans work full time, year round, for poverty-level wages. In 1998, Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them. She was inspired in part by the rhetoric surrounding welfare reform, which promised that a job -- any job -- can be the ticket to a better life. But how does anyone survive, let alone prosper, on $6 an hour? To find out, Ehrenreich left her... Read more about this item
Essentials Of Sociology

Essentials Of Sociology

by Henslin, James M

For courses in Introductory Sociology A down-to-earth approach to sociologyEssentials of Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach highlights the sociology of everyday life and its relevance to students’ lives. With wit, personal reflection, and illuminating examples, author James Henslin stimulates students’ sociological imaginations so they can better perceive how the pieces of society fit together. Six central themes guide students through this concise overview of the discipline: a down-to-earth... Read more about this item
Social Research Methods

Social Research Methods

by Bryman, Alan

Text accompanied by a companion web site.
Guns, Germs, and Steel

Guns, Germs, and Steel

by Diamond, Jared M

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies is a 1997 book by Jared Diamond, professor of geography and physiology at UCLA. In 1998 it won a Pulitzer Prize and the Aventis Prize for Best Science Book. A documentary based on the book and produced by the National Geographic Society was broadcast on PBS in July 2005.
Indian Heritage Of America

Indian Heritage Of America

by Josephy, Alvin M

A Time To Die

A Time To Die

by Wicker, Tom

The Fighting Cheyennes

The Fighting Cheyennes

by Grinnell, George Bird

Sociology

Sociology

by Haralambos, Michael

An Anthropologist At Work

An Anthropologist At Work

by Mead, Margaret

Parting the Waters

Parting the Waters

by Branch, Taylor

Sociology

Sociology

by Giddens, Anthony