Download Men: Notes from an Ongoing Investigation by Laura Kipnis PDF

By Laura Kipnis

ISBN-10: 1627791884

ISBN-13: 9781627791885

From the notoriously contrarian writer of Against Love, a witty and probing exam of why badly behaved males were her lifelong fascination, off and on the page

It's no mystery that males frequently behave in intemperate methods, yet lately we've witnessed such a lot of remarkable public screens of male excess—disgraced politicians, erotically determined professors, fallen activities icons—that we're left to wonder if anything has come unwired within the collective male psyche.

In the essays accumulated the following, Laura Kipnis revisits the archetypes of wayward masculinity that experience captured her mind's eye through the years, scrutinizing males who've figured in her personal existence along extra arguable public examples. cutting in the course of the ordinary clichés concerning the alterations among the sexes, Kipnis mixes highbrow rigor and wit to provide us compelling survey of the affinities, jealousies, longings, and erotics that constitution the male-female bond.

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Download The Concise Encyclopedia of Sociology by George Ritzer PDF

By George Ritzer

ISBN-10: 1405183527

ISBN-13: 9781405183529

This concise encyclopedia is the main entire foreign survey of sociology ever created in a single volume.Contains over 800 entries from the entire breadth of the disciplineDistilled from the extremely popular Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, with entries thoroughly revised and up-to-date to supply succinct and updated insurance of the elemental topicsGlobal in scope, either by way of themes and contributorsEach access contains references and recommendations for additional readingCross-referencing permits effortless flow round the quantity

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Download In Real Life: Love, Lies & Identity in the Digital Age by Nev Schulman PDF

By Nev Schulman

ISBN-10: 1455584282

ISBN-13: 9781455584284

From the host of MTV's number 1 exhibit Catfish comes the definitive advisor for millenials approximately easy methods to connect to humans authentically in today's more and more electronic world.
IN actual lifestyles: Love, Lies & id within the electronic Age
Nev Schulman is the host of the wildly well known television sequence Catfish which investigates on-line relationships to figure out whether or not they are in line with fact or fiction (spoiler: it's normally fiction).
Nev has turn into the Dr. Drew of on-line relationships for millenials. His clout during this quarter springs from his personal event with a misleading on-line romance, approximately which he made a severely acclaimed 2010 documentary (also referred to as Catfish). In that movie Nev coined the time period "catfish" to consult an individual who creates a fake on-line character to reel an individual right into a romantic dating. The meme unfold quickly.

Now Nev takes his research to the web page, delivering readers with a necessary roadmap to raised attach their electronic personas with their actual selves. Woven all through with Nev's own tales, this ebook explores relationships within the period of social media. particularly the e-book tackles:
-what motivates catfish
-why humans fall for catfish
-how you may steer clear of being deceived
-online accountability
-Nev's ideas for dating
-how to attach authentically with humans over the internet
-how to show a web courting right into a actual existence dating, and lots more and plenty, a lot more.
Nev delves deeply into the complexities of courting in a electronic age, and maintains the cultural discussion his exhibit has began approximately how we have interaction with one another via social media as opposed to in individual - in particular on the subject of millennials, who've by no means identified a global with no fb.
Here Nev explores the urgent factor of connectivity as opposed to actual connection that's plaguing our relations with one another, and he presents the recommendation that his enthusiasts were desperately seeking.

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Download Passionate Sociology by Ann Game PDF

By Ann Game

ISBN-10: 0803974604

ISBN-13: 9780803974609

Providing a huge problem to validated textbooks and pointing to inspiring new methods of impending sociology, this ebook provides a impressive shift in introductory sociology. Too usually the topic is taught as a dry and indifferent process of inspiration and perform. ardour is considered whatever to prevent or to regard with inherent suspicion. through asking questions on sociology and its relation to ardour, the authors search to revitalize the topic.

The publication introduces and develops a few subject matters resembling: id, wisdom, magic, wish, energy and lifestyle. It argues that scholars should still examine those topics via practices together with: analyzing, writing, talking, storytelling and organizing. The authors objective to intr

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Download Letters to Cristina: Reflections on My Life and Work by Paulo Freire PDF

By Paulo Freire

ISBN-10: 041591096X

ISBN-13: 9780415910965

Paulo Freire is appeared by way of many because the most vital academic philosopher of the 20th century. This quantity bargains Freire's personal intimate retrospection of his existence and paintings. those reflections, devoted to his niece Cristina, offer a backdrop for a deeper knowing of ways his studies are associated with his philosophical and pedagogical paintings.

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Download Free Time and Leisure Participation: International PDF

Because the speed of lifestyles raises and the results of globalisation invade a growing number of components of daily life, unfastened time turns into an more and more priceless source. in the event you are experiencing a scarcity of unfastened time - a 'time squeeze' - and for the growing to be numbers expecting considerable loose time in retirement, rest hasn't ever been extra important for making sure person and social well-being and the enhancement of social capital and the standard of lifestyles. This e-book is an increased and up-to-date version of a prior paintings entitled 'World rest Participation: unfastened Time within the international Village', by means of an analogous editors (CABI, 1996). It brings jointly the result of nationwide relaxation participation surveys from around the globe. as well as updating chapters to incorporate the most recent surveys from world wide. as well as updating chapters to incorporate the most recent surveys, the booklet comprises elevated assurance of time-budget surveys and new subject matters reminiscent of public coverage dimensions. the next international locations, 3 of which have been no longer integrated within the past quantity, are integrated: Australia; Canada; Finland; France; Germany; nice Britain; Hong Kong; Israel; Japan; Netherlands; New Zealand; Poland; Russia; Spain; united states. This publication used to be first released as a hardback in 2005.

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Download Strategic Unionism: Aus der Krise zur Erneuerung?: Umrisse by Ulrich Brinkmann PDF

By Ulrich Brinkmann

ISBN-10: 3531157825

ISBN-13: 9783531157825

Sofern von Gewerkschaften die Rede ist, geschieht dies in den Sozialwissenschaften überwiegend mit einer fatalistischen be aware. Im postkorporativen Zeitalter scheint der Niedergang der Arbeitnehmerorganisationen vorprogrammiert. Ohne Negativszenarien ausschließen zu können, fragt diese Studie nach "Strategic Choice". Ihr Gegenstand sind Forschungen zu innovativen Praktiken, die eine Erneuerung der Gewerkschaften einleiten könnten. Anregungen liefern vor allem die hierzulande noch kaum rezipierten Labour Revitalization reports (LRS). Das Buch bietet einen Überblick über die umfangreiche internationale Forschungsliteratur. Diskutiert werden u.a. Arbeiten zu Organizing, Social move Unionism, Campaigning und Coalition Building.

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Download Organized Crime in Chicago: Beyond the Mafia by Robert M. Lombardo PDF

By Robert M. Lombardo

ISBN-10: 0252094484

ISBN-13: 9780252094484

This publication offers a finished sociological reason for the emergence and continuation of geared up crime in Chicago. Tracing the roots of political corruption that afforded defense to playing, prostitution, and different vice job in Chicago and different huge American towns, Robert M. Lombardo demanding situations the dominant trust that prepared crime in the United States is a descendent of the Sicilian Mafia. in line with this frequent "alien conspiracy" thought, equipped crime developed in a linear style starting with the Mafia in Sicily, rising within the type of the Black Hand in America's immigrant colonies, and culminating within the improvement of the Cosa Nostra in America's city facilities. having a look past this Mafia paradigm, this quantity argues that the advance of prepared crime in Chicago and different huge American towns used to be rooted within the social constitution of yank society. in particular, Lombardo ties equipped crime to the emergence of computer politics in America's city facilities. From nineteenth-century vice syndicates to the modern day Outfit, Chicago's felony underworld couldn't have existed with no the blessing of these who managed municipal, county, and country govt. those practices weren't imported from Sicily, Lombardo contends, yet have been bred within the socially disorganized slums of the USA the place elected officers mostly franchised vice and crime in alternate for funds and votes. This e-book additionally lines the heritage of the African-American community's participation in conventional equipped crime in Chicago and provides new views at the organizational constitution of the Chicago Outfit, the normal equipped crime team in Chicago.

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Download Social Isolation in Modern Society by Roelof Hortulanus, Anja Machielse, Ludwien Meeuwesen PDF

By Roelof Hortulanus, Anja Machielse, Ludwien Meeuwesen

ISBN-10: 0415367689

ISBN-13: 9780415367684

Social isolation has critical repercussions for individuals and groups around the globe, but wisdom approximately this phenomenon has remained particularly constrained – previously.

The first multidisciplinary learn to discover this factor, Social Isolation in sleek Society integrates correct learn traditions within the social sciences and brings jointly sociological theories of social networks and mental theories of emotions of loneliness. either traditions are embedded in study, with the result of a large-scale foreign research getting used to explain the level, nature and divergent manifestations of social isolation.

With a brand new method of social inequality, this empirically established study includes concrete coverage thoughts, and provides a transparent perception into own, social and socio-economic explanations and the implications of social isolation.

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