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Social Safeguards: Avoiding the Unintended Impacts of Development
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,960. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Social safeguards are intended to prevent the negative impacts of large-scale development projects. The collection of stories from the field included in this book illustrates the principles and application of social safeguards in the context of projects funded by multilateral banks, identifying key challenges in their implementation and exploring paths to overcome those limitations.
Vanishing Village: The Struggle for Community in the New West
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,810. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural, Essay » Sociology
Just a few miles beyond the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip and the surrounding suburbs, a quiet village vigorously resists the insistent pull of the metropolis. The villagers believe the modern way, the urban way is not necessarily the best way. They want to make their own rules and set their own standards, insisting that one size does not fit all.
Valle Imperial: Trabajadores Agrícolas de California
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
Los jornaleros del Valle Imperial, California, son la imagen exacta del agro estadounidense. El trabajo es por hora o por contrato, el pago es diario y no hay ningún compromiso con las compañías. La contratación es indirecta porque es atrevéz de los mayordomos. El trabajador no tiene garantías laborales. Terminado el día, termina toda relación de trabajo.
A Simpler Life - The Clark County Amish
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Amish
The Amish society and the modern world around them have learned to coexist in great numbers throughout Clark County, Wisconsin. While it is difficult to make generalizations about their lifestyle, this book illustrates what one might expect to observe when walking among their peaceful and modest settlements.
GANGS: How to Keep Your Children Away from Gangs, Drugs & Violence
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,880. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This book is geared toward parents trying to keep their kids away from gangs, drugs and violence, gang members who are looking for a way out, or readers who just want to learn about gangs and how to keep kids away from gangs, drugs and violence. information about gang