Most popular Society & social sciences books
The most popular Society & social sciences books currently available. Updated weekly.
Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens? In this book, the author explores who we are, how we got here and where we're going.
A popular take on world events that puts the 'geo' back into geopolitics
"[A]bounds with well-chosen anecdotes...enlightening...a pleasure to read." -Foreign Affairs
Formerly published as The Palgrave Student Planner, it contains everything students need to organise their information and time effectively, including study skills advice, week-to-view diary pages, habit trackers, personal finance guidance, timetables, useful contacts and websites, spelling rules, notes pages and much more.
A searing, raw and honest memoir of television's greatest SAS veteran. Sergeant Major Mark 'Billy' Billingham recounts his life, twenty-seven years of military service as an elite soldier, and new-found fame on the hugely successful Channel Four series SAS: Who dares Wins.
The inside story of the Brexit negotiations - from the EU side, showing how and why the UK got it so badly wrong
Contains the complete official study materials reproduced from Life in the United Kingdom: A guide for new residents 3rd edition, practice tests, expert study advice and diagrams. Purchasers get a free subscription to online tests at www.lifeintheuk.net. Everything you need to pass the test with confidence in one book.
With film rights snapped up by an Oscar winning Hollywood production company, rights sold in a world record 43 territories, and rave blurbs from David Baldacci, Lee Child and A.J. Finn, The Silent Patient is the international, million-copy bestseller that you need to read this year.
A masterly history of the Dambusters raid from bestselling and critically acclaimed Max Hastings.
The Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2019 calendar features stunning portraits of thirteen incredible women who have helped change the world. Illustrated by female artists from around the globe, the calendar captures the individual spirits of authors, scientists, activists, artists, athletes, and other heroic women-both past and present-who have pushed boundaries to expand options and encourage bigger dreams for girls and women everywhere.
@WoodyandKleiny have overcome broken homes and dreams and gone from filming blurry videos that get 100 views to become two of the world's biggest internet content creators, with more than 10 million followers across their social media platforms. Prepare to enter the world of WAK. It's a place where success is more than just luck.
Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century and beyond - from overcoming death to creating artificial life.It asks the fundamental questions: how can we protect this fragile world from our own destructive power?
The world is going to hell in a handcart; at least with this book by bestselling author of The Beautiful Poetry of Donald Trump, you get to choose how it ends. The perfect stocking filler
Written by an experienced Criminology teacher and examiner, and endorsed by WJEC, this student book offers high quality support you can trust. Suitable for both the Certificate and Diploma.
Lost Connections<br>THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER'A book that could actually make us happy' SIMON AMSTELL'This amazing book will change your life' ELTON JOHN'One of the most important texts of recent years' BRITISH JOURNAL OF GENERAL PRACTICE'Brilliant, stimulating, radical' MATT HAIG'The more people read this book, the better off the world will be' NAOMI KLEIN'Wonderful' HILLARY CLINTON'Eye-opening' GUARDIAN'Brilliant for anyone wanting a better understanding of mental health' ZOE BALL'A game-changer' DAVINA MCCALL'Extraordinary' DR MAX PEMBERTON'Beautiful' RUSSELL BRANDDepression and anxiety are now at epidemic levels. Why? Across the world, scientists have uncovered evidence for nine different causes. Some are in our biology, but most are in the way we are living today.Lost Connections offers a radical new way of thinking about this crisis. It shows that once we understand the real causes, we can begin to turn to pioneering new solutions - ones that offer real hope.<br>
Looks at the way our minds work, and how we make decisions. Why is there more chance we'll believe something if it's in a bold type face? Why are judges more likely to deny parole before lunch? Why do we assume a good-looking person will be more competent? This book enables to you make better decisions at work, at home, and in everything you do.
President Trump has left the US people with no choice but to remove him from office: so explains celebrated Supreme Court lawyer and former Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal; now a New York Times bestseller
Written by leading psychology author Cara Flanagan and an experienced author team. This portable-sized Revision Guide for AQA Psychology A Level Year 2 is just what you need to consolidate your knowledge for revision. It combines brilliantly with the A Level Year 2 Student Book, Flashbook and Revision App.
A stunning abridged and illustrated edition of the international bestseller Prisoners of Geography, by acclaimed author Tim Marshall
Ask most women whether they have the right to equality at work and the answer will be a resounding yes, but ask the same women whether they'd feel confident asking for a raise, or a promotion, and some reticence creeps in. This book tells how women can help themselves, and make changes in their life that can effect change on a universal scale.
Toe by Toe
AQA A level sociology book one including AS level
Written by Cara Flanagan and an experienced author team, this Student Book has been approved by AQA. Designed to be motivating and student-friendly, its engaging visual style and tone will support you through every step of the course and help you prepare thoroughly for your exams.
Does a poet's heart beat under Donald Trump's brash exterior? This bestseller rearranges his quotes and tweets into hilarious poetry. It's a new word order and a perfect stocking filler
Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have inspired them-women with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done.
An unprecedented behind-the-scenes portrait of the Trump presidency from the anonymous senior official whose first words of warning about the president rocked the nation's capital.
John Kerry tells the story of his extraordinary life of public service, from decorated Vietnam veteran to five-term United States senator, 2004 Democratic presidential candidate, and Secretary of State for four years: a personal and candid memoir by a witness to some of the most important events of our recent history, including the Iran nuclear deal and the Paris climate accords.
Drawing on brand new research, this is an examination of rest and why it matters from Radio 4's voice of psychology
<p>This is the third edition of this popular straightforward guide for social work students. Written by two experienced practice educators, the book is designed to address the anxieties that many social work students have about social work theory and the way it relates to practice.</p>