background preloader

Science: Social Sciences

Science: Social Sciences
Related:  Open Source Sociology -- Textbooks & Resources

Craig McKie Die Like An Egyptian -A study of the ancient Egyptian afterlife incorporating the multiple intelligences Welcome to ancient Egypt! For the next few weeks, you will be studying the culture and beliefs of the ancients. Your grade will be based on a rubric . Click on one of the icons below to view your project choices! Great Sites to check out: The Fruity Pharaohs Mr. email us! Written for the Enternet 97 program sponsored by the Illinois School Board of Education .

Software for Education and Learning by Seeds Software Robert Wonser's Sociology Page Welcome to the homepage of Robert Wonser, adjunct professor of Sociology at College of the Canyons, Moorpark College and Pierce College. This site contains all of the resources for my sociology courses at all three schools. "Sociology's misfortune is that it discovers the arbitrary and the contingent where we like to see necessity, or nature ... and that it discovers necessity, social constraints, where we would like to see choice and free will." - Pierre Bourdieu For the Fall 2012 semester I'll be teaching: Fall 2012 Office Hours: After class and by appointment only. Enjoy your visit here and feel free to E-Mail me with questions and comments! Be sure to attend this year's ICSA event: Take a stand for our community colleges!

42 Amazing Resources for Inspirational Typography There are many theories to what constitutes good typography, its not as simple as choosing an appropriate font and setting it in the style of a particular project, that would be too easy. Theories and tutorials are one thing, putting typography into perfect practice is another, and is perhaps the hardest part of any design. Every designer you ask will give you a different answer to what constitutes good type, where is the benchmark? Below you will find the best typography sites, rich full of inspiration, tutorials, theories, free fonts, good practices… everything you could possibly need related to typography. Typographica Typographica is a review of typefaces and type books, with occasional commentary on fonts and typographic design. We Love Typography We Love Typography is an image, video, & text ‘bookmarking’ site that is wholly dedicated to type-related content. Typophile Upscale Typography Type for you A great blog rich full of type news, interviews, inspiration and free resources. TypeNeu

Who Rules America? Power, Politics, & Social Change by G. William Domhoff Welcome to WhoRulesAmerica.net, a site about how power is distributed and wielded in the United States. It both builds upon and greatly supplements the book Who Rules America?, now in its 7th edition. Among the many things you'll find here: supplementary information and updates for readers of WRA; an overview of the American power structure at the national level and an in-depth look at power at the local level; a look at the wealth and income distribution in the U.S.; and an overview of the Four Networks theory of power, which provides the best general theory of power and social change within which to situate the class-domination theory we've developed specifically for the United States. There's a special section (including photos and first-hand accounts) about a unique elite social club that's been holding its annual California summer retreat for well over a century: The Bohemian Club & The Bohemian Grove. Questions and Answers Q: So, who does rule America?

250+ Free, Vintage Graphics: Flourish Vector Ornaments Wow, if you're looking for high quality free vector graphics, then you've landed on the right article. We've roundup up a massive collection of free vector flourishes. These graphics are composed of a wonderful mix of vintage elements, floral ornaments, swirly design mixes, and are all made of beautifully curved vector art. These retro designs are great for adding a classic feel and to separate areas of information in your work. Many of these graphics are available for commercial use, as well as personal use. Free Flourish Ornament Graphics for Vector Designers Vintage Vector Flourishes and Ornaments This free pack is filled with 85 vector ornaments. It's put together from genuine retro, nineteenth century type foundry catalogs. Retro Flourish Design Elements These ornate vector graphics have a decorative calligraphic feel. Ornaments and Flourishes These flourish vector graphics were put together over the course of four years by Manamedia. Vector Flourish Ornaments Vector Flourish Designs

Marxists Internet Archive Michael Schneider A Beginner's Guide To Constructing the Universe: The Mathematic Archetypes of Nature, Art and Science The Timeless Alphabet: An introduction to the symbolic language of numbers and shapes My writings and classes introduce participants to the timeless, symbolic language of numbers and shapes which appear as the forms of nature, as symbols of religion and mythology, in the proportions of worldwide art and architecture, and in fairy tales and folk sayings. Just a few numbers and their shapes compose this archetypal alphabet upon which the designs of the universe, from atoms, flowers, seashells to the human body and galaxies and are based. The forms of nature are forces made visible. The symbolic significance of numbers and shapes is not arbitrary or cultural but comes from their timeless characteristics, their properties alone, and the ways they relate with others. We don’t need any math background to learn the gentle alphabet of nature’s design language. The most important reason for these studies is their healing and uplifting property. Come learn the language of your native world!

Global Social Change Download Plugin Download the Plugin To use the WikiHouse plugin you must be running Google SketchUp version 8 or above. To install WikiHouse follow the 'Download the Plugin' link on this page: Download the zip archive and extract the Ruby script into your Google SketchUp Plugins folder (usually located in 'Google/Google SketchUp 8/Plugins'). Make sure that the wikihouse.rb script is directly inside the Plugins folder. The WikiHouse plugin provides 3 main features: 'Get Models', 'Share Model', and 'Make This House'. The 'Get Models' menu item opens up a browser window within SketchUp displaying the WikiHouse website and library of models (located here under 'Browse Designs'). Select 'Get Models' from the WikiHouse menu. The 'Share Model' menu item opens up a browser window within SketchUp with the upload form for sharing your design to the WikiHouse website and library. You can either share your entire model or specific parts. You can either run the script on your entire model or specific parts.

The open source revolution is coming and it will conquer the 1% - ex CIA spy | Nafeez Ahmed | Environment Robert David Steele, former Marine, CIA case officer, and US co-founder of the US Marine Corps intelligence activity, is a man on a mission. But it's a mission that frightens the US intelligence establishment to its core.With 18 years experience working across the US intelligence community, followed by 20 more years in commercial intelligence and training, Steele's exemplary career has spanned almost all areas of both the clandestine world. Steele started off as a Marine Corps infantry and intelligence officer. After four years on active duty, he joined the CIA for about a decade before co-founding the Marine Corps Intelligence Activity, where he was deputy director. Widely recognised as the leader of the Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) paradigm, Steele went on to write the handbooks on OSINT for NATO, the US Defense Intelligence Agency and the U.S. But the CIA wasn't happy, and ensured that Steele was prohibited from running a second conference. The goal, he concludes, is to reject:

Logo Design Inspiration: Top 10 Galleries to Check Out A fine way to jumpstart any design project is to look at inspiring visuals, especially when your creativity is a bit depleted. After reviewing many sites, in this roundup, I’ll present my handpicked, top favorite websites for seeing examples of beautiful logos. 1. With loads of logos to look at (over 4,700 to date), the ability to search keyword tags (like "circle" if you’re looking for circular logos) a community forums, and the ability to see top logo designs based on user votes — Logopond is one of my favorite sites to go to for logo design inspiration. 2. Launched in 2008 as a project by highly-regarded and accomplished graphic design blogger, Jacob Cass, this site features one exceptional logo design per day. 3. Although not strictly a logo design gallery, Creattica still boasts an extensive collection of over 3,000 top-notch logo designs in their Logo category. 4. 5. 6. Typebased is a unique logo design gallery because it only exhibits typographic logos. 7. 8. 9. Author: Jacob Gube

Related: