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101 FARLEY, JOHN E. Majority - Minority Relations.
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs: 1988. 0135456258 / 9780135456255 Second Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
A highly readable, analytical exploration of the causes, principles, and consequences of racial/ethnic inequality and discrimination. Introducing three socioloogical perspectives - the social psychological, order/functionalist, and conflict - this contemporary text examines the dynamics of majority-minority intergroup relations, the means by which prejudice is perpetuated (as well as ways it can be broken down), the current status of minorities, and the often subtle processes of institutional discrimination. Includes an Index. 
Price: 5.08 USD
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102 FERGUSON, SUSAN J. Mapping The Social Landscape: Readings In Sociology.
McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York: 2010. Second Printing. s Softcover. Good condition but the cover is somewhat worn and there is some highlighting. 
Drawing from a wide range of classic and contemporary works, the 58 selections represent a plurality of voices within sociology. In addition to classic works by such authors as Karl Marx, Max Weber, Kingsley Davis, Wilbert Moore, Philip Zimbardo, David Rosenhan, and C. Wright Mills, this anthology provides a wide range of contemporary and cutting-edge scholarship, some of which provides new treatments of traditional concepts. 
Price: 4.28 USD
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103 FERRARO, KATHLEEN J. Neither Angels Nor Demons: Women, Crime And Victimization.
Northeastern University Press / University Press of New England: 2006. 1555536638 / 9781555536633 First Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
A provocative study of the complex relationship between domestic violence and women's crime. She is a victim of intimate partner violence, a woman who has been harmed. She is a criminal offender, a woman who has harmed others. Superficially, it seems she is two separate women. "Victim" and "offender" are binary categories used within law, social science, and public discourse to describe social experiences with a moral dimension. Such terms draw upon cultural narratives of good and bad people and have influenced scholarship, public policy, and activism. The duality of "good" and "bad" women, separated into mutually exclusive extremes of angels and demons, has helped segregate thinking about, and responses to, each group. In this groundbreaking study, Kathleen J. Ferraro exposes the limits of such thinking by exploring the link between victimization and offending from the perspective of the women charged with the crimes. Interviewing forty-five women charged with criminal offenses (more than half of whom killed their abusers; the others participated in a range of violent crimes related to domestic violence), Ferraro uses their stories to illuminate complex interactions with violent partners, their children, and the legal system. She shows that these women are neither stereotypical angels nor demons, but rather human beings whose complicated lives belie the abstract categorizations of researchers, legal advocates, and the criminal justice system. Ferraro begins with a general discussion of blurred boundaries and the complexity of experience, and moves from there to discuss women's interactions with the criminal processing system. In the course of her study, she reexamines, and finds wanting, many standard ways of evaluating women's violent behavior, including "mutual combat," "battered woman syndrome," and "cycle of violence." She argues that a more complex, nuanced understanding of intimate partner violence and how it contributes to women's offending will contribute to public policy less focused on control and accountability of individuals than on developing social conditions that promote everyone's safety and well-being and foster a sense of hope. The Table of Contents of this book is as follows: Acknowledgments • Blurred Boundaries and the Complexities of Experience • Irreconcilable Differences: Women's Encounters with the Criminal Processing System • Negotiating Surreality • The Social Reproduction of Women's Pain • Demonic Angels?: Violence against Abusers • Angelic Demons?: Crimes of Complicity • Epilogue • appendixes • Pseudonym, Race/Ethnicity, Charges, Relationship to Victim(s), and Role in Offense • Abuse of Drugs and Alcohol • Women Who Killed Their Husbands/Partners • Context of Violence against Husbands/Partners • Prior Police Involvement, Children, Work, Abused as Child, and Parental Absence • Women Who Committed Crimes against Others • A Note on Method • Notes • References • Index. "A more complete picture of intimate partner violence, helping to shed light on not only the private or the public, but also on how the two are so deeply interconnected. If you want a good analysis and discussion of the contextual, structural, and social forces that underlie domestic violence, then this book is an important one to read." —The Law and Politics Book Review 
Price: 27.98 USD
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104 FESTINGER, LEON; RIECKEN, HENRY W.; SCHACHTER, STANLEY. When Prophecy Fails: A Social And Psychological Study Of A Modern Group That Predicted The Destruction Of The World.
Harper & Row, New York: 1964. Harper Torchbooks. s Softcover. Good condition. Notes on some pages. 
The authors have studied the fortunetellers of doom and their views, and found them to be wrong. 
Price: 114.00 USD
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105 FITZGERALD, FRANCES. Citizens On A Hill: A Journey Through Contemporary American Cultures.
Simon and Schuster, NY: 1986. 0671552090 / 9780671552091 Second Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition but half of one page, 383 - 384, is missing. 
Essays on the Castro area in San Francisco, the first gay neighborhood in the country, Lynchburg, Virginia and Jerry Falwell's Liberty Baptist Church, Sun City, Florida, a retirement community, and Rajneeshpuram in Oregon, run by an Indian guru. 
Price: 10.97 USD
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106 FONER, PHILIP S.; ROSENBERG, DANIEL. Racism, Dissent, And Asian American From 1850 To The Present.
Greenwood Press, Westport: 1993. 0313279136 / 9780313279133 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. Text is in very good condition. Gift inscription on the first inside page. 
The book is divided into six parts: Law and Dissent; Statements by Public Figures; The Views of the Clergy; The Labor Movement; African Americans: and Relocation and Protest. Includes an Index. 
Price: 177.65 USD
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107 FORMAN, ROBERT E. Black Ghettos, White Ghettos And Slums.
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs: 1971. 0130772895 / 9780130772893 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 8.08 USD
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108 FRASER, MORRIS; STORR, ANTHONY (FOREWORD). Children In Conflict.
Basic Books, Inc., New York: 1973. 0465010431 / 9780465010431 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
It may soon become clear that the most horribly mutilated victims of the ongoing violence in Northern Ireland are not those who fall to the bombs or snipers, but rather the children on both sides of the conflict who, from infancy have lived with fear, have been taught to hate, and now aspire to kill. 
Price: 19.24 USD
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109 FRAZIER, E. FRANKLIN Race And Culture Contacts In The Modern World.
Beacon Press, Boston: 1965. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 

Price: 11.40 USD
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110 FREEMAN, GILLIAN. The Undergrowth Of Literature.
A Delta Book, New York: 1970 . First Delta Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 11.16 USD
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111 FRIEDENBERG, EDGAR Z. Coming Of Age In America: Growth And Acquiescence.
Vintage Books, New York: 1965. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
In this strong-minded and often brilliant book, Edgar Friedenberg warns that, for all our concern, the hypocrisy and callousness of the market place or the political arena have saturated the schools. 
Price: 4.28 USD
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112 FRIEDMANN, GEORGES. Industrial Society: The Emergence Of The Human Problems Of Automation.
Free Press, New York: 1967. s Softcover. Fair condition. 
Presents some of the richest, factual material ever gathered on nearly every aspect of industrial work. For English-speaking students of the subject, its intensive reporting of research in Europe is unmatched. Its approach is humanistic, that of the "liberal arts". Includes an Index. 
Price: 47.03 USD
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113 FROMM, ERICH. May Man Prevail? An Inquiry Into The Facts And Fictions Of Foreign Policy.
Doubleday & Co., Inc., Garden City: 1961. s Softcover. Fair condition. 
Here is a challenging examination of the overriding problem in the minds of thinking men and women everywhere: Is World Peace Still Possible? In seeking the answer, Erich Fromm brings to his task the skills of a psychoanalyst who has increasingly devoted his attention to political and social problems. 
Price: 4.51 USD
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114 FROMM, ERICH. May Man Prevail? An Inquiry Into The Facts And Fictions Of Foreign Policy.
Doubleday & Co., Inc., Garden City: 1961. s Softcover. Reading copy. Book is worn, with ink marks on back and front inside covers. 
Here is a challenging examination of the overriding problem in the minds of thinking men and women everywhere: Is World Peace Still Possible? In seeking the answer, Erich Fromm brings to his task the skills of a psychoanalyst who has increasingly devoted his attention to political and social problems. 
Price: 4.51 USD
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115 GANS, HERBERT J. People And Plans: Essays On Urban Problems And Solutions.
Basic Books, New York: 1968. 0465054587 / 9780465054589 Fourth Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
In this lively and provocative book, one of America's most imaginative urban sociologists applies social science concepts and data to the issues confronting urban planners, poverty warriors, social scientists, and other professionals concerned with the future of American cities - and American society. Includes an Index. 
Price: 20.62 USD
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116 GANS, HERBERT J. The Urban Villagers: Group And Class In The Life Of Italian Americans.
The Free Press, New York: 1965. First Printing of this edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Succinct and detailed social analysis of Italians living in America. "Gans's analysis...is insightful, often ingenious...ranks with the best of its genre." -The American Journal of Sociology. 
Price: 6.41 USD
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117 GARCIA, JOHN DAVID. The Moral Society: A Rational Alternative To Death.
Julian Press, New York: 1971. First U. S. Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 8.79 USD
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118 GAY, PETER. The Cultivation Of Hatred: The Bourgeois Experience--- Victoria To Freud, Volume Three.
W.W. Norton And Company, New York: 1993. 0393033988 / 9780393033984 Volume III. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good reading copy, but there are stains on many of the pages and there are the usual library stamps and plastic cover. 
What makes this book 's Victorian bourgeois so fascinating is that they debated everything - quite aggressively. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.31 USD
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119 GETZELS, JACOB W.; LIPHAM, JAMES M.; CAMPBELL, ROALD F. Educational Administration As A Social Process: Theory, Research, Practice.
Harper & Row, New York: 1968. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Fair condition. Cover has slight chips and scratches. 
Places the study of educational administration in the context of behavioral science theory. Our primary aim is to examine the applicability of such theory. Includes an Index. 
Price: 73.86 USD
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120 GIBSON, WALTER B (EDITOR). The Fine Art Of Swindling.
Grosset & Dunlap, New York: 1966. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
A collection of essays based around the theme of swindling, the passive theft on the basis of deception and coercement. Contains fascinating insights on human motivations. 
Price: 13.30 USD
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