Agent_Zero: Toward Neurocognitive Foundations for Generative Social Science

by Joshua M. Epstein

The Final Volume of the Groundbreaking Trilogy on Agent-Based Modeling. In this pioneering synthesis, Joshua Epstein introduces a new theoretical entity: Agent_Zero. This software individual, or "agent," is endowed with distinct ...

ISBN: 9780691158884

Binding: Hardback


American Democracy

From Tocqueville to Town Halls to Twitter

by Andrew J. Perrin

In this groundbreaking book, sociologist Andrew Perrin shows that rules and institutions, while important, are not the core of democracy. Instead, as Alexis de Tocqueville showed in the early years of the American republic, democracy is first and ...

ISBN: 9780745662336

Binding: Paperback


Asian America

Sociological and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

by Pawan Dhingra & Robyn Magalit Rodriguez

Asian Americans are the fastest growing minority population in the country. Moreover, they provide a wonderful lens on the experiences of immigrants and minorities in the United States more generally, both historically and today. In this timely ...

ISBN: 9780745647043

Binding: Paperback


City Lost & Found: Whelan the Wrecker's Melbourne A

by Annear Robyn

ISBN: 9781863956505

Binding: Paperback / softback


High-profile Crimes

When Legal Cases Become Social Causes

by Lynn S. Chancer

Guilt or innocence through the lens of the media leads to either defeat or victory for a social cause - a confounding situation that made the O. J. Simpson case, for example, unable to resolve the issues of domestic violence and police racism ...

ISBN: 9780226101125

Binding: Hardback



From Andy Warhol to a Clockwork Orange - How a Generation of Pop Rebels Broke All the Taboos

by Robert Hofler

After the sexual revolution came the sexual explosionThe six years between 1968 and 1973 saw more sexual taboos challenged than ever before. Film, literature, and theater simultaneously broke through barriers previously unimagined, giving birth ...

ISBN: 9780062088345

Binding: Hardback


Social Work Face to Face

Client's and Social Workers' Perceptions of the Content and Outcomes of Their Meetings

by S. Rees

ISBN: 9780231047647

Binding: Hardback


A History of the Paper Pattern Industry The Home Dressmaking Fashion Revolution

by Joy Spanabel Emery

ISBN: 9780857858313

Binding: Paperback / softback


Controlling Crime

Strategies and Tradeoffs

by Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig & Justin McCrary

Criminal justice expenditures have more than doubled since the 1980s, dramatically increasing costs to the public. With state and local revenue shortfalls resulting from the recent recession, the question of whether crime control can be ...

ISBN: 9780226115122

Binding: Hardback


Outliers: The Story of Success

by Gladwell Malcolm

'A fizzingly entertaining and enlighting book' Daily Mail'Gladwell is not only a brilliant storyteller; he can see what those stories tell us, the lessons they contain' GuardianWhy do some people achieve so much more than others?Can they lie so ...

ISBN: 9780141036250

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Programmed to Learn

An Essay on the Evolution of Culture

by H.Ronald Pulliam & Christopher Dunford

ISBN: 9780231048385

Binding: Hardback


Tea Party Rules

by Ame Dyckman

When he follows his nose through the woods, Cub discovers a backyard tea party...with cookies! He is just about to dig in when the hostess of the tea party shows up. And she has several strong opinions on how Tea Party "must" be played.

ISBN: 9780670785018

Binding: Hardback


The Egyptian Myths

A Guide to the Ancient Gods and Legends

by Garry, J. Shaw

This handy guide to Egyptian mythology explores how the ancient Nile-dwellers explained the world around them. It delves into the origins of life, the creation and evolution of the world, and the reigns of the gods on earth, before introducing us ...

ISBN: 9780500251980

Binding: Hardback


Underground Church

Non-violent Resistance to the Vatican Empire

by Kathleen Kautzer

In response to the conservative backlash against Vatican II liberal american catholics have rallied to defend its content.

ISBN: 9781608462810

Binding: Paperback / softback


Deep Field

Dispatches from the Frontlines of Aid Relief from Pakistan to Kazan, the Punjab to the Pacific

by Tom Bamforth

'Deep Field' is a UN term for humanitarian operations that take place in extremis - amid the destruction caused by war and natural disaster, beyond the boundaries of what is controllable and known. This book takes the reader 'deep field' in the ...

ISBN: 9781742703800

Binding: Paperback


In Cold Blood: Popular Penguins

by Capote Truman

Truman Capote's In Cold Blood is both a masterpiece of journalism and a powerful crime thriller. Inspired by a 300-word article in The New York Times, Capote spent six years exploring and writing the story of Kansas farmer Herb Clutter, his ...

ISBN: 9780141038391

Binding: Paperback / softback


My Little French Kitchen

Over 100 Recipes from the Mountains, Market Squares and Shores of France

by Rachel Khoo

Rachel Khoo follows: The Little Paris Kitchen with The Little French Kitchen, bringing her modern twists to classic recipes from around the country. Rachel Khoo became an overnight sensation when her first book The Little Paris Kitchen and BBC2 ...

ISBN: 9780718177478

Binding: Hardback


Odd Couples

Extraordinary Differences Between the Sexes in the Animal Kingdom

by Daphne J. Fairbairn

While we joke that men are from Mars and women are from Venus, our gender differences can't compare to those of other animals. For instance: the male garden spider spontaneously dies after mating with a female more than fifty times his size.

ISBN: 9780691141961

Binding: Hardback


Regionalism and the Reading Class

by Wendy Griswold

Globalization and the Internet are smothering cultural regionalism, that sense of place that flourished in simpler times. These two villains are also prime suspects in the death of reading. Or so alarming reports about our homogenous and ...

ISBN: 9780226309224

Binding: Hardback


The Life-threatened Elderly

by Margot Tallmer

ISBN: 9780231049665

Binding: Hardback