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List of best books about sociology, including jacket cover images when available. All these popular books on sociology are sorted by popularity, so the highest rated books are at the top of the list. This well-researched sociology bibliography includes out-of-print titles and generally contains the most popular, famous, or otherwise notable books - fiction or non-fiction - about sociology. If you're looking for a list of top books on sociology then you're in the right place.

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Sociology is a topic that both Jürgen Habermas and Upton Sinclair, Jr. have written books about, as have other fantastic authors.

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The Paradox of Choice: Why Mor... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Barry Schwartz The Paradox of Choice - Why More Is Less is a 2004 book by American psychologist Barry Schwartz. In the book, Schwartz argues that eliminating consumer choices can greatly reduce anxiety for ...more

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Economy and Society is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Max Weber Economy and Society is a book by political economist and sociologist Max Weber, published posthumously in Germany in 1922 by his wife Marianne. Alongside The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of ...more

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Seeing sociologically is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Harold Garfinkel

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The Internet As A Diverse Comm... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books About Sociology

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Uncanny Networks is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Geert Lovink

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Work is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Work: Capitalism, Economics, Resistance is a 376-page anarchist polemic by the CrimethInc. ex-Workers' Collective. Published in 2011, the book examines capitalist economy from historical and ...more

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The Profits of Religion is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Upton Sinclair, Jr. The Profits of Religion: An Essay in Economic Interpretation is a nonfiction book, first published in 1917, by the American novelist and muckraking journalist Upton Sinclair. It is a snapshot of ...more

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Continuities in cultural evolu... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books About Sociology

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Visionary leadership skills is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books About Sociology

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The place you love is gone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Melissa Holbrook Pierson

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Public relations is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Edward Bernays Public Relations is a sociology book written by Austrian-American pioneer in the field of public relations and propaganda, Edward Bernays, and first published in 1945.

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The good city and the good lif... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books About Sociology

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How to Do Everything is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Jesse Feiler

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The Nature and Origins of Mass... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
John Zaller The Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion is a 1992 non-fiction book by political scientist John Zaller that examines the processes by which individuals form and express political opinions and the ...more

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User Error is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Ellen Rose

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Armed America is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Kyle Cassidy Armed America: Portraits of Gun Owners in Their Homes, published in 2006 by Krause Publications, is a book by American photographer Kyle Cassidy. The book examines who is a gun owner, and their ...more

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The Structural Transformation ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Jürgen Habermas The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere: An Inquiry into a Category of Bourgeois Society is a 1962 book by Jürgen Habermas. It was translated into English in 1989 by Thomas ...more

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Digital Capitalism is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Dan Schiller

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Thought contagion is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Aaron Lynch

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Moral matters is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Jan Narveson

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Essays in socio-economics is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Amitai Etzioni

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Race, Class, and Gender is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Margaret L. Andersen

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Technically Together is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Michele A. Willson

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Escape from Freedom is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Erich Fromm Escape from Freedom, known as The Fear of Freedom outside North America, is a book by the Frankfurt-born psychologist and social theorist Erich Fromm, first published in the United States by ...more

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The Giddens reader is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Anthony Giddens

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Statistics for the Behavioral ... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Books About Sociology

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Introduction to Physical Anthr... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Books About Sociology

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The Cultural Creatives is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
The Cultural Creatives: How 50 Million People Are Changing the World is a nonfiction social sciences and sociology book by sociologist Paul H. Ray and psychologist Sherry Ruth Anderson, first ...more

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One-Dimensional Man is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Herbert Marcuse One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society is a 1964 book by philosopher Herbert Marcuse. Marcuse offers a wide-ranging critique of both contemporary capitalism ...more

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The Fourth Turning: An America... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Books About Sociology

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Hacking the future is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Arthur Kroker

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Data trash is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Arthur Kroker

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Cultural studies and cultural ... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Books About Sociology

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We want some too is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Hal Niedzviecki

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The Real World is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Kerry Ferris

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Critical Path is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Buckminster Fuller Critical Path is a book written by US author and inventor R. Buckminster Fuller with the assistance of Kiyoshi Kuromiya. First published in 1981, it is alongside Operating Manual for Spaceship ...more

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Preemption is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Alan Dershowitz

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Millennials Rising is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Neil Howe

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Modern social theory is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Books About Sociology

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The road to equality is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Seymour Itzkoff

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Evaluation is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Peter Henry Rossi

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If Each Comes Halfway: Meeting... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Books About Sociology

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Nation-Building and Citizenshi... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Books About Sociology

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The Media of Mass Communicatio... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Books About Sociology

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Marriages and Families is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Nijole V. Benokraitis

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A Civil Action is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Jonathan Harr A civil action is a book by Jonathan Harr.

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Conversations with Anthony Gid... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Books About Sociology

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The Rebellious Century is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Charles Tilly, Louise A. Tilly, Richard Tilly

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Legitimation Crisis is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Books About Sociology
Jürgen Habermas Legitimation Crisis is a 1973 book by Jürgen Habermas, published in English in 1975 by Beacon Press, translated and with an introduction by Thomas McCarthy. It was originally published by

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Social welfare and individual ... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Books About Sociology