Score: 4.5
From 13,064 Ratings

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...

Score: 4.5
From 9,561 Ratings

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!...

Woman  Culture  and Society
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Woman Culture and Society


  • Author : Michelle Zimbalist Rosaldo
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release Date : 1974
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0804708517


Woman Culture and Society Book Description :

Female anthropologists scan patterns and changes in women's roles in various social systems...

Community and Society
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

Community and Society


  • Author : Ferdinand Tonnies
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 1957
  • 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....

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 Constitution of Society
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

The Constitution of Society


  • Author : Anthony Giddens
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1986-03-25
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0520057287


The Constitution of Society Book Description :

"It is likely that this book will be regarded as the most important piece of grand sociological theory in English of the past decade."—Mark Poster, University of California "This book will take its place alongside such major statements of sociological theory as those of Parsons and Habermas. Anyone interested int eh state of the social sciences today, the character of social theory or the relevance of philosophy to social theory will now find it essential to grapple with Giddens's bold and incisive book."—Richard Bernstein, Haverford College, USA "Anthony Giddens's new book is the fullest presentation yet of his theoretical views . . . . it has the lean, sparse, utterly serious, craftsmanlike qualities we have learned to expect from its author an...

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....

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 Division of Labor in Society
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

The Division of Labor in Society


  • Author : Emile Durkheim
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1997-09-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780684836386


The Division of Labor in Society Book Description :

In this momentous challenge to the economic theories of Adam Smith and Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim presents a visionary reconception of the social structures for production and allocation that are the cornerstones of capitalism. He asks how individuality can be retained within the capitalist system. He argues that class conflict is not inherent in a capitalistic society as Marx contended, but that the unfettered growth of state power would lead to the extinction of individuality. He suggests that only in a free society that promotes voluntary bonds between its members can individuality prosper....