Social Science

The social sciences are the fields of scholarship that study society. "Social science" is commonly used as an umbrella term to refer to a plurality of fields outside of the natural sciences. These include: anthropology, archaeology, business administration, criminology, economics, education, geography, linguistics, political science, sociology, international relations, communication, and, in some contexts, history, law, and psychology.
The term may be used, however, in the specific context of referring to the original science of society established in 19th century sociology. Émile Durkheim, Kar

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    Mission High: One School, How Experts Tried to Fail It, and the Students and Teachers Who Made It Triumph
    Release date: Jul 14, 2015
    It's easier for a journalist to embed with the Army than to go behind the scenes at an American public school. Kristina Rizga spent an unprecedented f…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Apr 16 - Jun 15, 2015
    20 copies available, 165 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Versos, or by M.R. Graham
    Versos, or: The Things a Woman Learns on the Banks of the Great River
    Release date: May 31, 2015
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    This poetic ethnography of the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas combines wordplay and anthropology in a uniquely artistic cultural study. View Details »
    Giveaway dates: May 18 - Jun 05, 2015
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    Countries available: US
  • Getting (More of) What You Want by Margaret A. Neale
    Getting (More of) What You Want: How the Secrets of Economics and Psychology Can Help You Negotiate Anything, in Business and in Life
    Release date: Jun 23, 2015
    Almost every interaction involves negotiation, yet we often miss the cues that would allow us to make the most of these exchanges. In GETTING (MORE OF…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: May 15 - Jun 18, 2015
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    Green Illusions
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    Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
    Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
    Thinking, Fast and Slow
    David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
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    Concepts, Kinds, and Cognitive Development by Frank C. KeilThe Language and Thought of the Child by Jean PiagetThought and Language by Lev S. VygotskyHow Children Learn the Meanings of Words by Paul BloomWords, Thoughts, and Theories by Alison Gopnik
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