Poetry Madness
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores

New Arrivals
Sociology


There are 145 books in this aisle.

Featured Titles in New Arrivals - Sociology
Page 1 of 8 next

The Road to Character
The Road to Character
by David Brooks
Publisher Comments
"I wrote this book not sure I could follow the road to character, but I wanted at least to know what the road looks like and how other people have trodden it." —David Brooks With the wisdom, humor, curiosity, and sharp insights that have... (read more)

List Price $28.00
Your price: $19.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


So You've Been Publicly Shamed
So You've Been Publicly Shamed
by Jon Ronson
Publisher Comments
From the internationally bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a captivating and brilliant exploration of one of our world's most overlooked forces. For the past three years, Jon Ronson has been immersing himself in the world of modern-day... (read more)

List Price $27.95
Your price: $19.57
Sale - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food
The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food
by Dan Barber
Publisher Comments
“Not since Michael Pollan has such a powerful storyteller emerged to reform American food.” —The Washington Post Todays optimistic farm-to-table food culture has a dark secret: the local food movement has failed to change how we eat. It... (read more)

Your price: $18.00
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Overwhelmed: How to Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time
Overwhelmed: How to Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time
by Brigid Schulte
Publisher Comments
“[Schultes] a detective in a murder mystery: Who killed Americas leisure time, and how do we get it back?”—Lev Grossman, Time When award-winning journalist Brigid Schulte, a harried mother of two, realized she was living a life of... (read more)

Your price: $16.00
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Caregivers: A Support Group's Stories of Slow Loss, Courage, and Love
The Caregivers: A Support Group's Stories of Slow Loss, Courage, and Love
by Nell Lake
Publisher Comments
A moving, intimate, and compassionate book that chronicles the experiences of a group of long-term caregivers—spouses, parents, and friends of the elderly and ill—illuminating critical issues of old age, end-of-life care, medical reform, and... (read more)

List Price $16.00
Your price: $10.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Spaces of Aid: How Cars, Compounds and Hotels Shape Humanitarianism
Spaces of Aid: How Cars, Compounds and Hotels Shape Humanitarianism
by Lisa Smirl
Publisher Comments
One of the most common laments of aid workers is that the relatively cushy conditions of working in the field can contrast uncomfortably with their mission goals. Aid workers often visit project sites in air-conditioned Land Cruisers while the intended... (read more)

Your price: $35.50
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Wilderness of Ruin: A Tale of Madness, Fire, and the Hunt for America's Youngest Serial Killer
The Wilderness of Ruin: A Tale of Madness, Fire, and the Hunt for America's Youngest Serial Killer
by Roseanne Montillo
Publisher Comments
An enthralling tale of madness and murder, set against the backdrop of Boston's Great Fire and America's Gilded Age In 1871, young children were disappearing from Boston's working- class neighborhoods. The few who returned told desperate tales of being... (read more)

Your price: $26.99
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Social and Solidarity Economy: Beyond the Fringe? (Zed Books - Just Sustainabilities)
Social and Solidarity Economy: Beyond the Fringe? (Zed Books - Just Sustainabilities)
by Peter (edt) Utting
Publisher Comments
With environmental, economic, and social crises increasing, global debate over the nature of development has brought worldwide attention on the still-evolving concept of a “social and solidarity economy.”   Bringing together leading... (read more)

Your price: $41.25
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


$Pread: The Best of the Magazine That Illuminated the Sex Industry and Started a Media Revolution
$Pread: The Best of the Magazine That Illuminated the Sex Industry and Started a Media Revolution
by Rachel (edt) Aimee
Publisher Comments
$pread, an Utne Awardand#150;winning magazine by and for sex workers, was independently published from 2005 to 2011. This collection features enduring essays about sex work around the world, first-person stories that range from deeply traumatic to... (read more)

Your price: $24.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Hidden in Plain Sight: The Social Structure of Irrelevance
Hidden in Plain Sight: The Social Structure of Irrelevance
by Eviatar Zerubavel
Publisher Comments
Many of us have had the experience of suddenly realizing that the keys or glasses which we have been looking for in vain were right in front of us the whole time. Looking for something does not guarantee that you will notice it, as the capacity of our... (read more)

Your price: $113.95
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Daily Wisdom for Why Does He Do That?: Encouragement for Women Involved with Angry and Controlling Men (Why Does He Do That?)
Daily Wisdom for Why Does He Do That?: Encouragement for Women Involved with Angry and Controlling Men (Why Does He Do That?)
by Lundy Bancroft
Publisher Comments
Each new day. One new meditation. One new step forward. Even if you've read Why Does He Do That?, it may be hard to see the truth of what is happening to you. You may feel overwhelmed by confusion, loss, and fear, and find yourself looking away from the... (read more)

List Price $17.00
Your price: $11.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Weed the People: The Future of Legal Marijuana in America
Weed the People: The Future of Legal Marijuana in America
by Bruce Barcott
Publisher Comments
The legalization of marijuana is the next great reversal of history. Perhaps the most demonized substance in America, scientifically known as Cannabis sativa, simply a very fast growing herb, thrived underground as the nation's most popular illegal drug.... (read more)

Your price: $27.95
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection
Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection
by Jacob Silverman
Publisher Comments
Social networking has grown into a staple of modern society, but its continued evolution is becoming increasingly detrimental to our lives. Shifts in communication and privacy are affecting us more than we realize or understand. Terms of Service... (read more)

List Price $26.99
Your price: $18.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


100 Under $100: One Hundred Tools for Empowering Global Women
100 Under $100: One Hundred Tools for Empowering Global Women
by Betsy Teutsch
Publisher Comments
100 Under $100: One Hundred Tools for Empowering Global Women is a comprehensive look at effective, low-cost solutions for helping women in the Global South out of poverty. Most books on this subject focus on one problem and one solution; author Betsy... (read more)

List Price $29.95
Your price: $21.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Thinking Through Digital Media: Transnational Environments and Locative Places
Thinking Through Digital Media: Transnational Environments and Locative Places
by Dale Hudson
Publisher Comments
Thinking through Digital Media: Transnational Environments and Locative Places charts media practices in animation, documentary, experimental, narrative, and interactive media as they migrate to digital technologies and networks. The book offers a means... (read more)

Your price: $29.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Hidden in Plain Sight: The Social Structure of Irrelevance
Hidden in Plain Sight: The Social Structure of Irrelevance
by Eviatar Zerubavel
Publisher Comments
Many of us have had the experience of suddenly realizing that the keys or glasses which we have been looking for in vain were right in front of us the whole time. Looking for something does not guarantee that you will notice it, as the capacity of our... (read more)

Your price: $30.50
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Dynamics of Radicalization: A Relational and Comparative Perspective
The Dynamics of Radicalization: A Relational and Comparative Perspective
by Eitan Y. Alimi
Publisher Comments
Why is it that some social movements engaged in contentious politics experience radicalization whereas others do not? The Dynamics of Radicalization offers an innovative reply by investigating how and when social movement organizations switch from a... (read more)

Your price: $36.75
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Smoke: How a Small-Town Girl Accidentally Wound Up Smuggling 7,000 Pounds of Marijuana with the Pot Princess of Beverly Hills
Smoke: How a Small-Town Girl Accidentally Wound Up Smuggling 7,000 Pounds of Marijuana with the Pot Princess of Beverly Hills
by Meili Cady
Publisher Comments
Combining the excess of The Bling Ring with the intimacy of Blow, Smoke is the outrageous true story of an aspiring young actress's ill-fated friendship and unwitting alliance with a drug-smuggling con artist Aspiring actress Meili Cady left small-town... (read more)

List Price $15.99
Your price: $10.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Protest Dialectics: State Repression and South Korea's Democracy Movement, 1970-1979
Protest Dialectics: State Repression and South Korea's Democracy Movement, 1970-1979
by Paul Y. Chang
Publisher Comments
1970s South Korea is characterized by many as the "dark age for democracy." Most scholarship on South Korea's democracy movement and civil society has focused on the "student revolution" in 1960 and the large protest cycles in the 1980s which were... (read more)

Your price: $53.50
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster
Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster
by David Lochbaum
Publisher Comments
“A gripping, suspenseful page-turner” (Kirkus Reviews) with a “fast-paced, detailed narrative that moves like a thriller” (International Business Times), Fukushima teams two leading experts from the Union of Concerned Scientists... (read more)

Your price: $18.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


1 3 4 5 ... 8 next»


There are 145 books in this aisle.

This way to more aisles in New Arrivals
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.