The Fictioning Horror Sale
 
 

Sociology


Sale Aisles


spacer

Sociology
Sale Books

There are 112 books in this aisle.
Browse the aisle by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.

Featured Titles in Sociology - Sale Books
Page 1 of 6 next

Beautiful Souls: The Courage and Conscience of Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times
Beautiful Souls: The Courage and Conscience of Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times
by Eyal Press
Publisher Comments
“A fascinating study in the better angels of our nature.”—George Packer, The New Yorker A New York Times Book Review Editors Choice History has produced many specimens of the banality of evil, but what about its flip side,... (read more)

List Price $15.00
Your price: $7.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Extreme Future: The Top Trends That Will Reshape the World in the Next 20 Years
The Extreme Future: The Top Trends That Will Reshape the World in the Next 20 Years
by James Canton
Publisher Comments
A renowned global futurist prepares businesses and individuals for the radical changes on the horizon An advisor to three presidents spanning over thirty years, Dr. James Canton identifies probable outcomes and future trends in business, technology... (read more)

List Price $16.00
Your price: $1.00
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Division of Labor in Society
The Division of Labor in Society
by Emile Durkheim
Publisher Comments
Originally published in 1893 and never out of print, Emile Durkheim’s groundbreaking work remains one of the cornerstone texts of the sociological canon—now updated and re-translated in this new edition. As the Industrial Revolution was... (read more)

List Price $18.95
Your price: $8.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Spirit Level
Spirit Level
by Kate Pickett
Publisher Comments
It is a well-established fact that in rich societies the poor have shorter lives and suffer more from almost every social problem. The Spirit Level, based on thirty years of research, takes this truth a step further. One common factor links the... (read more)

List Price $18.00
Your price: $8.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Elementary Forms of Religious Life
The Elementary Forms of Religious Life
by Emile Durkheim
Publisher Comments
"Karen Fields has given us a splendid new translation of the greatest work of sociology ever written, one we will not be embarrassed to assign to our students. In addition she has written a brilliant and profound introduction. The publication of this... (read more)

List Price $27.25
Your price: $9.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis
Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis
by Mark Binelli
Publisher Comments
Detroit City Is the Place to Be is one of Publishers Weekly's Top 10 Best Books of 2012 Once Americas capitalist dream town, Detroit is our countrys greatest urban failure, having fallen the longest and the farthest—and, finally, into... (read more)

List Price $28.00
Your price: $10.98
Sale - Hardcover

add to wish list


The City in Mind: Notes on the Urban Condition
The City in Mind: Notes on the Urban Condition
by James Howard Kunstler
Publisher Comments
An in-depth investigation of the developments of urban environments and how we are affected by it The City in Mind is a far-reaching discourse on the history and current state of urban life. Kunstler reflects on various and diverse cities across the... (read more)

List Price $15.95
Your price: $7.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Community: The Structure of Belonging
Community: The Structure of Belonging
by Peter Block
Synopsis
Modern society is plagued by fragmentation. The various sectors of our communities--businesses, schools, social service organizations, churches, government--do not work together. They exist in their own worlds. As do so many individual citizens, who long... (read more)

List Price $21.95
Your price: $10.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Rules of Sociological Method
The Rules of Sociological Method
by Emile Durkheim
Publisher Comments
First published in 1895: Emile Durkheim’s masterful work on the nature and scope of sociology—now with a new introduction and improved translation by leading scholar Steven Lukes. The Rules of the Sociological Method is among the most... (read more)

Your price: $9.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America
Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America
by Paul Tough
Publisher Comments
What would it take? That was the question that Geoffrey Canada found himself asking. What would it take to change the lives of poor children—not one by one, through heroic interventions and occasional miracles, but in big numbers, and in a way that... (read more)

List Price $14.95
Your price: $7.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


No LOGO: No Space, No Choice, No Jobs
No LOGO: No Space, No Choice, No Jobs
by Naomi Klein
Publisher Comments
NO LOGO was an international bestseller and "a movement bible" (The New York Times).  Naomi Klein's second book, The Shock Doctrine, was hailed as a "master narrative of our time," and has over a million copies in print worldwide. In the last... (read more)

List Price $17.00
Your price: $7.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America
by George Packer
Publisher Comments
A riveting examination of a nation in crisis, from one of the finest political journalists of our generation American democracy is beset by a sense of crisis. Seismic shifts during a single generation have created a country of winners and losers... (read more)

List Price $27.00
Your price: $10.98
Sale - Hardcover

add to wish list


Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
by Daniel Okrent
Publisher Comments
andlt;bandgt;A brilliant, authoritative, and fascinating history of Americaand#8217;s most puzzling era, the years 1920 to 1933, when the U.S. Constitution was amended to restrict one of Americaand#8217;s favorite pastimes: drinking alcoholic beverages... (read more)

List Price $18.00
Your price: $8.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Detroit: An American Autopsy
Detroit: An American Autopsy
by Charlie Leduff
Publisher Comments
An explosive exposé of Detroit, icon of America’s lost prosperity, from Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Charlie LeDuff In the heart of America, a metropolis is quietly destroying itself. Detroit, once the richest city in the nation... (read more)

List Price $27.95
Your price: $10.98
Sale - Hardcover

add to wish list


Don't Stop Believin': How Karaoke Conquered the World and Changed My Life
Don't Stop Believin': How Karaoke Conquered the World and Changed My Life
by Brian Raftery
Publisher Comments
Armed with a keen eye and a terrible singing voice, writer Brian Raftery sets out across the globe, tracing karaoke's evolution from cult fad to multi-million dollar phenomenon. In Japan, he meets Daisuke Inoue, the godfather of karaoke; in Thailand, he... (read more)

List Price $16.00
Your price: $2.50
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone
Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone
by Eric Klinenberg
Publisher Comments
A revelatory examination of the most significant demographic shift since the Baby Boom—the sharp increase in the number of people who live alone—that offers surprising insights on the benefits of this epochal change In 1950, only 22 percent... (read more)

List Price $16.00
Your price: $7.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Down to Earth Sociology: Introductory Readings
Down to Earth Sociology: Introductory Readings
by James M Henslin
Publisher Comments
The most popular book of readings for the Introductory Sociology college market is brought up to date with this fourteenth edition, which includes 30 percent new articles addressing current issues of contemporary sociology. With more than 225,000 copies... (read more)

List Price $23.00
Your price: $12.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


And the Pursuit of Happiness
And the Pursuit of Happiness
by Maira Kalman
Publisher Comments
Energized and inspired by the 2008 elections, celebrated illustrator Maira Kalman traveled to Washington, D.C., launching a year-long investigation of American democracy and its workings. The result is an artist’s idiosyncratic vision of history... (read more)

List Price $20.00
Your price: $9.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Class Matters
Class Matters
by New York Times
Publisher Comments
A team of "New York Times" reporters spent more than a year exploring the ways in which class--defined as a combination of income, education, wealth, and occupation--influences destiny in a society that likes to think of itself as a land of unbounded... (read more)

List Price $17.00
Your price: $7.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Wordy Shipmates
The Wordy Shipmates
by Sarah Vowell
Publisher Comments
In this New York Times bestseller, the author of Assassination Vacation "brings the [Puritan] era wickedly to life" (Washington Post). To this day, America views itself as a Puritan nation, but Sarah Vowell investigates what that means — and what... (read more)

List Price $16.00
Your price: $7.95
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


1 3 4 5 6 next»


Browse the entire aisle:
by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.
There are 112 books in this aisle.

This way to more aisles in Sociology
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.