Sociology books
Sociology books are books dealing with the academic field of sociology. For an overview of the most famous authors and their publications, see history of sociology . Partial list of the sociology boo...
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Albion's Seed
Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America is a 1989 book by David Hackett Fischer that details the folkways of four groups of people that moved from distinct regions of England (Albion) to the U...
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Sweden: the Middle Way
Sweden: The Middle Way is a book by Marquis Childs, an American journalist, chronicling his research on the reform policies of the Swedish Social Democratic Party based on his visits to the country as...
Theory of Games and Economic Behavior
Theory of Games and Economic Behavior, published in 1944 by Princeton University Press, is a book by mathematician John von Neumann and economist Oskar Morgenstern which is considered the groundbreaki...
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A Community of Witches
A Community of Witches: Contemporary Neo-Paganism and Witchcraft in the United States is a sociological study of the Wiccan and wider Pagan community in the Northeastern United States. It was written ...
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African Political Systems
African Political Systems is an academic anthology edited by the anthropologists Meyer Fortes and E.E. Evans-Pritchard which was published by Oxford University Press on the behalf of the International...
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The State (book)
The State (German: Der Staat) is a book by German sociologist Franz Oppenheimer first published in Germany in 1908. Oppenheimer wrote the book in Frankfurt am Main during 1907, as a fragment of th...
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The Fear of Freedom
Escape from Freedom, known as The Fear of Freedom outside North America, is a book by the Frankfurt-born psychologist and social theorist Erich Fromm, first published in the United States by Farrar &a...
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Invented traditions
The invention of tradition is a concept made prominent in the eponymous 1983 book edited by E. J. Hobsbawm and T. O. Ranger. In their Introduction the editors argue that many "traditions" which "appea...
The Globalized City
The Globalized City: Economic Restructing and Social Polarization in European Cities is a collection of discussions and case studies of large-scale urban development projects in nine European cities. ...
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A Seventh Man
A Seventh Man is a book, in the form of photography and text by John Berger and Jean Mohr, on migrant workers in Europe. It was first published in 1975.In 1972, Berger's novel G., a romantic picaresqu...
Robert Vane Russell
Robert Vane Russell (1873-1915) was a British civil servant, known for his role as Superintendent of Ethnography for what was then the Central Provinces of British India, coordinating the production o...
Monomyth
Joseph Campbell's monomyth, or the hero's journey, is a basic pattern that its proponents argue is found in many narratives from around the world. This widely distributed pattern was described by Camp...
The Great Good Place (Oldenburg)
The Great Good Place is a book by Ray Oldenburg, originally published in 1989. Recent reprints have occurred in 1997 and 1999. While "Cafes, Coffee Shops, Community Centers, General Stores, Bars, Ha...
Agricultural Involution: The Processes of Ecological Change in Indonesia
Agricultural Involution: The Processes of Ecological Change in Indonesia is one of the most famous of the early works of Clifford Geertz. Written for a particular US-funded project on the local develo...
Iron John: A Book About Men
Iron John: A Book About Men is a book by American poet Robert Bly published in 1990 by Addison-Wesley, and his best known work to the public at large. An exegesis of Iron John, a parable about a boy m...
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Masculinities Without Men?
Masculinities without Men? (ISBN 0-7748-0997-3) is a book by Jean Bobby Noble, which has gotten some significant scholarly notice.Noble explores how the construction of gender was thrown into crisis d...
The Souls of Black Folk
The Souls of Black Folk is a classic work of American literature by W. E. B. Du Bois. It is a seminal work in the history of sociology, and a cornerstone of African-American literary history.The book,...
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Freakonomics
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything is the debut non-fiction book by University of Chicago economist Steven Levitt and New York Times journalist Stephen J. Dubner. I...
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Rationality and power
Rationality and Power: Democracy in Practice is a 1998 book by Bent Flyvbjerg, who focuses on "the application of critical theory to urban and community development". Flyvbjerg deploys a form of socia...
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