Divergent
Score: 4.5
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Divergent


  • Author: Veronica Roth
  • Release Date : 2011-05-03
  • Genre: Dystopian
  • File Size: 4530845 Bytes


This first book in Veronica Roth's #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent series of books is the novel the inspired the major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Kate Winslet. This dystopian series set in a futuristic Chicago has captured the hearts of millions of teen and adult readers.Perfect for fans of the Hunger Games and Maze Runner series, Divergent and its sequels, Insurgent and Allegiant, are the gripping story of a dystopian world transformed by courage, self-sacrifice, and love. Fans of the Divergent movie will find the book packed with just as much emotional depth and exhilarating action as the film, all told in beautiful, rich language.One choice can transform you. Beatrice Prior's society is divided into five fact...

Insurgent
Score: 4.5
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Insurgent


  • Author: Veronica Roth
  • Release Date : 2012-05-01
  • Genre: Dystopian
  • File Size: 4369501 Bytes


One choice can destroy you. Veronica Roth's second #1 New York Times bestseller continues the dystopian thrill ride that began in Divergent. A hit with both teen and adult readers, Insurgent is the action-packed, emotional adventure that inspired the major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort, and Octavia Spencer.As war surges in the factions of dystopian Chicago all around her, Tris attempts to save those she loves—and herself—while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love.And don't miss The Fates Divide, Veronica Roth's powerful sequel to the bestselling Carve the Mark!...

Community and Society
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

Community and Society


  • Author : Ferdinand Tonnies
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2002-01-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0486424979


Community and Society Book Description :

One of the first major studies of sociology, this book explores the clash between small-scale neighborhood-based communities and the large-scale competitive market society. It considers all aspects of life — political, economic, legal, family, religion and culture. Discusses construction of "selfhood" and "personhood," and modes of cognition, language, and understanding....

A Mediterranean Society

A Mediterranean Society


  • Author : S. D. Goitein
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0520221583


A Mediterranean Society Book Description :

"One of the best comprehensive histories of a culture in this century."—Amos Funkenstein, Stanford University...

Religion in Chinese Society

Religion in Chinese Society


  • Author : C. K. Yang
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: China
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


Religion in Chinese Society Book Description :

This book describes the religious behavior of all classes in China. It provides a functional study of the religious element in Chinese life to other aspects of society....

Economy and Society

Economy and Society


  • Author : Max Weber
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0520035003


Economy and Society Book Description :

Max Weber's Economy and Society is the greatest sociological treatise written in this century. Published posthumously in Germany in the early 1920's, it has become a constitutive part of the modern sociological imagination. Economy and Society was the first strictly empirical comparison of social structures and normative orders in world-historical depth, containing the famous chapters on social action, religion, law, bureaucracy, charisma, the city, and the political community with its dimensions of class, status and power. Economy and Status is Weber's only major treatise for an educated general public. It was meant to be a broad introduction, but in its own way it is the most demanding textbook yet written by a sociologist. The precision of its def...

Mind in Society
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Mind in Society


  • Author : L.S. Vygotsky
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0674576292


Mind in Society Book Description :

The great Russian psychologist L. S. Vygotsky has long been recognized as a pioneer in developmental psychology. But his theory of development has never been well understood in the West. Mind in Society corrects much of this misunderstanding. Carefully edited by a group of outstanding Vygotsky scholars, the book presents a unique selection of Vygotsky's important essays....

Risk Society
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Risk Society


  • Author : Ulrich Beck
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 1992-09-03
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0803983468


Risk Society Book Description :

7. Science Beyond Truth and Enlightenment? / 8. Opening up the Political / Index...

Prostitution and Victorian Society
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Prostitution and Victorian Society


  • Author : Judith R. Walkowitz
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1982-10-29
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0521270642


Prostitution and Victorian Society Book Description :

A study of alliances between prostitutes and femminists and their clashes with medical authorities and police....

The Affluent Society
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

The Affluent Society


  • Author : John Kenneth Galbraith
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0395925002


The Affluent Society Book Description :

A leading economist discusses his theories on social disequilibrium and suggests ways of restoring the economic balance...

The Social Movement Society
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Social Movement Society


  • Author : Professor of Sociology Political Science and Planning Policy and Design at the University of California Irvine and a Fellow of the Center for the Study of Democracy David S Meyer
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0847685411


The Social Movement Society Book Description :

Is there more social protest now than there was prior to the movement politics of the 1960s, and if so, does it result in a distinctly less civil society throughout the world? If everybody protests, what does protest mean in advanced industrial societies? This volume brings together scholars from Europe and the U.S., and from both political science and sociology, to consider the ways in which the social movement has changed as a political form and the ways in which it continues to change the societies in which it is prevalent....