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Diverse, Disillusioned, and Divided: Millennial Values and Voter Engagement in the 2012 Election
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Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
With nearly two-thirds of younger Millennials (age 18-24) registered to vote, college-age Americans are a significant voting bloc. As the second installment of a two-part study, Public Religion Research Institute’s new 2012 survey gives voice to their voting preferences and voter engagement, views of the current state of government, and perspectives on affirmative action programs.
Shoveling Smoke: Laws & Regulations Smother Jobs & Economy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Like it or not, America gets 4 more years of Obama & Democrat policies. Like shoveling smoke, Obama & those like him are never there, and never responsible. Nothing sticks. Mincing no words, Firenze Sage, aka James A. Jackson, comments on laws and the stories which shapes our world. Attorney Jackson places responsibility on Obama and years of liberals. You will cry. And laugh.
Happy Party Platform
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Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
As Happytarians, we seek a world of Happiness; a world in which all individuals own their lives, Government is compassionate, collaborative, and simple. We are the people, by the people, and for the people to own Happyness so help us God.
Censorship, Liberty, and Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
A sentiment exists among our leaders today that citizens are children and need to be protected. The belief has spread with viral depth. It has persisted with religious tenacity, and the state is at fault. The state is at fault with its paternalistic zeal, with its judicious abandon, and thus we find ourselves beneath its dark umbrella.
The 2013 Ohio Values Survey
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Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The 2013 Ohio Values Survey, a follow-up survey to the 2012 Ohio Values Survey, was designed to gauge Ohio voters’ opinions on three important issue areas as they begin to look toward the 2014 mid-term elections.
How To Help People Get Off Welfare
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by The Florida Hooiser. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A short informative book about how we as a society have become what we are, and solutions to once again make us and our people great.
Ideas for the World's Future: A Collection of Cultural, Social and Politically Themed Articles
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Price: Free! Words: 21,250. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
TaraElla is a singer-songwriter. She is, however, most notable for her cultural projects. This book contains articles she has written over the years, with ideas on how we can make the world a better place.
From Riches to Rags: My Direct Approach to Solving Homelessness and How I Got My Ass Kicked
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,570. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
I spent a year attempting to solve homelessness as a 23 year old recent college graduate. Inspired by the Jesuit ideals ingrained in me through my Catholic education, I pulled the homeless off the streets to live with them and attempted to help them get jobs. However, balancing my days in corporate America and my nights with the homeless created frequent conflicts.
Roots and Fruits: The Conquest of America by the Culture of Death
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,880. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
How did America become a place where those with Down syndrome and spina bifida are aborted in huge numbers? How can it tolerate aborting a child just because it is a girl or killing a twin in the womb so that only one child is born alive? Why are Americans being reduced to numbers and Quality Adjusted Life Years, poised to ration care if you are too old or infirm? This is the culture of death.
Sociological Theory – A Contemporary View: How to Read, Criticize and Do Theory
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
A pithy, clear guide to creating and evaluating theory in the social sciences. Using a simple model of theory assessment--and applying it in depth to foundational and still-relevant social and economic theorists such as Durkheim, Marx and Parsons--Dr. Smelser shows the way to a better understanding of what social theory is supposed to accomplish and how to read it critically. New Introductions.
50 Key Questions Only We The People Can Answer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
From August through October 2010, Stanley Bronstein walked all 50 states of the USA. Inside you will discover the 13 Self-evident Truths he learned about America and the 50 Key Questions We The People MUST ask and answer if America is to be saved.
The Wisdom of our Ancestors
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,930. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by The Florida Hooiser. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals
There is an extreme shortage of common sense in today’s world, I often think back to what my parents and grandparents believed and said, at the time I thought they were totally out of their mind and ignored it. I now wish I would have listened and followed their advice more often. It is in this light I have decided to publish some of my random thoughts based on the views of our ancestors.
Law in a New Key: Essays on Law and Society
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
For thoughtful readers--and not particularly lawyers or scholars--engaged in the issues of the day who want something other than "easy" answers from right or left. Renowned sociologist Etzioni addresses key issues of terrorism, drone wars, TSA scanners, DNA banks, surveillance, privacy, norms of social disapproval and forgiveness, human rights, and respecting cultures; 15 trenchant essays in all.
Atheists, Agnostics, Progressive Minds: Busy Bacteria On A Speck Of Dust
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A progressive book collection of truly intelligent thoughts from the greatest progressive minds in history as well as a few quotes from regressive, conservative fools just for comparison. A great progressive gift, too
The Purple Pitch Seduction of America: Inalienable Rights
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,540. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Tongue-and-cheek politically incorrect articles covering the American scene and what might be going on behind the scene creates a new take on what Will Rodgers, the Smothers Brothers, Laugh In, and George Carlin might have said and pays homage to what's passing in the body politic, our American culture, and our yesteryear juxtaposing the inane with the profane as Christ shines through.
Death of American Architecture
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
American architecture is dying a slow, agonizing death, akin to a disease that eats away at the human spirit. The individualist creative minds in American architecture flourished between the World Wars - Organic, Arts & Crafts, Art Deco. Now the death toll rings monotonously as artistic endeavors of architectural design melt into mediocrity. Greatness is poorly imitated and rarely improved upon.
UPP Soft Power nascido na favela
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Ráyel G. C. Barroso faz uma análise objetiva e inovadora, no contexto das Relações Internacionais, do impacto das UPP’s (Unidades de Polícia Pacificadora), implementadas em favelas do Rio de Janeiro. O autor explica de que maneira a expertise adquirida com as UPP’s pode tornar-se uma ferramenta para exercício de soft power pelo Brasil.
2013 Hispanic Values Survey: How Shifting Religious Identities and Experiences are Influencing Hispanic Approaches to Politics
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Price: Free! Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The new Hispanic Values Survey conducted by the nonpartisan Public Religion Research Institute. The survey’s release coincides with the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month.
Take Action
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Get your copy today! Due to the current injustices, unbalanced policies, economic inequality, and disconnect between the people and politicians, Take Action urges the reader to demand change while they better themselves.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: IS-30 Mitigation eGrants for the Subgrant Applicants (IS-30)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,810. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI), in written form, provides Subgrant applicants basic knowledge about using the web-based Mitigation Electronic Grants (eGrants) Management System.