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Principles of Sociological Inquiry – Qualitative and Quantitative Methods

by Amy Blackstone Saylor Academy (November 15, 2019)

The author of Principles of Sociological Inquiry: Qualitative and Quantitative Methods, Amy Blackstone, started envisioning this textbook while sitting in her own undergraduate sociology research methods class....


General Psychology: An Introduction

by Deborah Lee & Tori Kearns College of Lake County (November 15, 2019)

The NOBA Project is a growing collection of expert-authored, open-licensed modules in psychology, funded by the Diener Education Fund. From these open modules, Tori Kearns and Deborah Lee created an arranged...


Social Science Research: Principles, Methods, and Practices

by Anol Bhattacherjee Anol Bhattacherjee (November 15, 2019)

This book is designed to introduce doctoral and graduate students to the process of scientific research in the social sciences, business, education, public health, and related disciplines. This book is based...


Quantitative Research Methods for Political Science, Public Policy and Public Administration (With Applications in R): 3rd Edition

by Joseph Ripberger & Hank Jenkins-Smith University Libraries, the University of Oklahoma (November 15, 2019)

The focus of this book is on using quantitative research methods to test hypotheses and build theory in political science, public policy and public administration. It is designed for advanced undergraduate courses,...


Korean Through Folktales

by KyungAh Yoon Portland State University Library (November 15, 2019)

Korean Through Folktalesconsists of four chapters and each centers on a famous Korean folktale. The lessons and values that famous folktales teach are embedded and permeated in various aspects of the Koran culture....


Learning Statistics with R: A tutorial for psychology students and other beginners

by Danielle Navarro PhD UNSW Computational Cognitive Science (November 15, 2019)

Learning Statistics with R covers the contents of an introductory statistics class, as typically taught to undergraduate psychology students, focusing on the use of the R statistical software. The book discusses...


Feed the Baby Hummus

by Lisa Lewis Familius (March 01, 2018)

Parenting practices vary widely between countries and cultures. For example, in countries such as the Philippines, breastfeeding after age one year is common, and parents can make their own decision about what...


AOC

by Prachi Gupta Workman Publishing Company (November 26, 2019)

“We are going to rock the world.” —Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

 

Born in the Bronx and raised in the suburbs of Westchester County, New York, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez witnessed firsthand how a person’s...


Mothers of the Village

by C.J. Schneider Familius (March 08, 2016)

So many mothers feel like something is out of joint, something is missing—and maybe the truth is that we’re all just missing each other.

C. J. Schneider found herself in the middle of a perfect storm after...


Animals Dig a Well

by Um conto tradicional dos Manyungwes de Moçambique African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

The rain has not fallen for a whole year. There is not a drop of water to be found. How do the animals solve this water problem?


Goat and Hyena's Knife

by Wekunya Cornelius African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Goat borrowed Hyena's knife, and she is still looking for it.


The Only True People

by Bethany J. Beyyette Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

In The Only True People, a multidisciplinary group of archaeologists, linguists, ethnographers, ethnohistorians, and epigraphers evaluate views of Maya history and prehistory in order to more accurately characterize...


On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

by Henry David Thoreau Open BookShelf (September 29, 2018)

Thoreau wrote his famous essay, On the Duty of Civil Disobedience, as a protest against an unjust but popular war and the immoral but popular institution of slave-owning.


Nicomachean Ethics

by Aristotle, 384-322 BCE Open BookShelf (October 15, 2018)

Nicomachean Ethics / Aristotle; translated by W. D. Ross


Eagle's Needle

by Jaco Jacobs African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Hen loses Eagle's family heirloom. (This story was donated by LAPA Publishers.).


The Code of Hammurabi

by Hammurabi Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Code of Hammurabi (Codex Hammurabi) is a well-preserved ancient law code, created ca. 1790 BC (middle chronology) in ancient Babylon. It was enacted by the sixth Babylonian king, Hammurabi. One nearly complete...


Maguru Gives legs

by Mutugi Kamundi African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Maguru decides to give legs to all animals so they can enjoy walking like people.


How Zebra Got His Stripes

by Jaco Jacobs African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Brave Zebra saves the day. (This story was donated by LAPA Publishers.).


The Pseudo-Democrat's Dilemma

by Susan D. Hyde Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

Co-winner of the International Studies Association’s Chadwick F. Alger Prize, Winner of the American Political Science Association’s Comparative Democratization Section Best Book Award, and Co-winner of...


The Rain Bird

by Joanne Bloch (retold folktale) African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

There lived a beautiful bird deep in the forest, a bird that made the rain fall.


Anansi Gives People Stories

by Ghanaian folktale African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Long ago, the sky god kept all stories locked up in a wooden box. People asked clever Anansi to ask the sky god for the stories. The sky god agreed, but only if Anansi performed three seemingly impossible tasks....


Upside Down World

by William Gumede African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

The sun decides to stay up long after bedtime, and the world is turned upside-down.


Dream Psychology

by Sigmund Freud Open BookShelf (September 29, 2018)

The Interpretation of Dreams is a book by Sigmund Freud. The first edition was first published in German in November 1899 as Die Traumdeutung (though post-dated as 1900 by the publisher). The publication inaugurated...


Monkey and the Drought

by Alice Edui African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Monkey leaves her home in the hills because of severe drought and finds paradise elsewhere.


Chicken and Millipede

by Winny Asara African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Chicken and Millipede have a very competitive friendship. One day Chicken gets so cross about losing that she does something very silly.


The Kingfisher and the Sea

by Peter Omoko African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Why does the kingfisher bird refuse to leave the river bank? (This story was created at a Story Making Workshop in Abuja, 2018, co-hosted by African Storybook and the British Council Nigeria).


The Book of Five Rings

by Musashi Miyamoto Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Miyamoto Musashi's Go Rin no Sho or the book of five rings, is considered a classic treatise on military strategy, much like Sun Tzu's The Art of War and Chanakya's Arthashastra.

The five "books" refer to the...


The Baboons That Went This Way and That

by Traditional African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

People in a small village move to the hills to escape wild animals. They learn to survive on fruit and roots. They begin to look and behave like apes. The baboon families cannot live together anymore.


Beloved daughter

by Ritah Katetemera, Mulongo Bukheye African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Natabo's favourite pot is broken, and she is so upset that she runs away to the forest. (Also available at Level 3.).


How Ant Saved Dove

by Judith Baker, Kholeka Mabeta African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

The land is dry and Little Ant is very thirsty. He goes to the river for a drink and is swept away.


How Tortoise's Nose Became Crooked

by Taiwo Ẹhinẹni African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

This story has a strong moral for us that is good advice!


Lazy Anansi

by Ghanaian folktale African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

The reason why spiders have long thin legs. (Also available at Level 4.).


Akai's Special Mat

by Ursula Nafula African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

This young Turkana girl grows up with a most unusual and remarkable mat.


Anansi and Wisdom

by Ghanaian folktale African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

The sky god decides to give Anansi the spider a pot of wisdom. He is so excited by all he learns from looking into it that he wants to hide it in a tree so that he can keep it all to himself. Unfortunately for...


Gambling Debt

by Gisli Palsson Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

Gambling Debt is a game-changing contribution to the discussion of economic crises and neoliberal financial systems and strategies. Iceland’s 2008 financial collapse was the first case in a series of meltdowns,...


Jackal and the Sun

by Traditional San story African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Lazy Jackal falls in love with the sun and wants to take her home to meet his father. They set off on the journey with Jackal carrying the sun on his back, but they don't get very far.


Introduction to Human Osteology

by Roberta Hall, Kenneth L. Beals, Dr. Holm Neumann & Georg Neumann et al. ScholarWorks@GVSU (November 15, 2019)

This text was designed for use in the human osteology laboratory classroom. Bones are described to aid in identification of skeletonized remains in either an archaeological or forensic anthropology setting....


Lifespan Development: A Psychological Perspective

by Suzanne Valentine-French & Martha Lally College of Lake County (November 15, 2019)

"This textbook introduces the idea of lifespan development from a psychological perspective." --Open Textbook Library.


Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor

by Yossi Klein Halevi Harper Perennial (June 18, 2019)

New York Times bestseller

Now with a new Epilogue, containing letters of response from Palestinian readers.

"A profound and original book, the work of a gifted thinker."--Daphne Merkin, The Wall Street Journal...


Discovering Craft Villages in Vietnam

by Nicholas Stedman & Sylvie Fanchette Ird Éditions (November 19, 2018)

With their festivals and traditional industries, their commun halls, pagodas, temples, and vernacular buildings, the villages around Hà N?i possess a rich body of cultural, architectural and craft heritage....


Hà N?i, a Metropolis in the Making

by Sylvie Fanchette Ird Éditions (November 19, 2018)

Built on 'the bend in the Red River', Hà N?i is among Southeast Asia's most ancient capitals. Over the centuries, it took shape in part from a dense substratum of villages. With the economic liberalisation...


Skoolie!

by Will Sutherland Storey Publishing, LLC (October 15, 2019)

School buses that have been converted into mobile living spaces — known as skoolies — are a natural extension of the tiny house craze. Buses are not only easier and safer to drive than an RV, they provide...


Woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany

by Hugo Munsterberg & Mary Mills Patrick Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

This book treats of woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany, and the development of instruction for the two sexes.

“The girls' schools established by the Government provide well for the study of the modern...


The Influence of Inventions Upon Civilization

by Chauncey Smith Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 10, 2019)

This book treats of the Influence of Inventions upon Civilization.


On the Passion of Love

by Blaise Pascal Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

Discourse on the Passion of Love, by Blaise Pascal, and essay on The Physical Cause of Love.

“Man is born for thought; therefore he is not a moment without it; but the pure thoughts that would render him...


On the Distribution of Standard Time in the United States

by William F. Allen & Edward S. Holden Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

This book treats of the problem of the Distribution of Standard Time in the United States.

“For the ordinary purposes of life in a state of society which is not yet complex, a very simple system of recording...


Great Men, Great Thoughts, and the Environment

by William James Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

“What are the causes that make communities change from generation to generation, - that make the England of Queen Anne so different from the England of Elizabeth, the Harvard College of today so different...


Geographical Evolution

by Archibald Geikie Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

It must be owned that man, in most of his struggles with the world around him, has fought blindly for his own ultimate interests. His contest, successful for the moment, has too often led to sure and sad disaster....


Genius and his Environment

by James Mark Baldwin Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

“Psychological science has reached a sort of understanding in these recent years of the individual and of the social setting in which he customarily disports himself; and the duty now devolves upon it of...


Crossfire Hurricane

by Josh Campbell Algonquin Books (September 17, 2019)

CROSSFIRE HURRICANE DELIVERS THE DEFINITIVE ROAD MAP TO IMPEACHMENT, a history of how we got from 2016 to today.

“A must-read indictment of the ‘mob boss’ in the White House.” —The Guardian

“An indispensable...