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Theory in Information Behaviour Research
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
A collection of chapters on key theories employed in research into information behaviour, i.e., how people interact with information. The chapters are written by known researchers who have employed the theories in their work.
THE SACRED MATRIX: From the Matrix of Violence to the Matrix of Life, The Foundation for a New Civilization
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,350. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014 by Verlag Meiga GbR. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
We all have a longing for a better world. Some of us even dare to think that such a world is actually possible, and that a world of peace, love, cooperation and abundance for all is necessary to our survival. "The Sacred Matrix" by Dieter Duhm is a manual on how to build such a new culture so that this profound yearning of humanity can be satisfied.
Bigfoot Observer's Field Manual
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Price: $12.80 USD. Words: 24,430. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Pine Winds Press. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Yah-ta-hey. Welcome! May I assume that you are interested in Forest Giants and wish to arrange your very own peaceful encounter? I won’t tell you that it is easy. Nevertheless, it is possible and even probable — but only if you follow to the letter the systematic sugges tions contained within this manual. Take care, my friend.
Human Manipulation - A Handbook
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 157,710. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
"Human Manipulation" seeks to comprehensively illuminate the entire subject at all levels - personal, political and institutional. It identifies 450 distinct manipulative methods, ranging from mild interpersonal psycho-tricks to the truly sinister political conspiracies that impact the daily lives of millions. It is probably the most comprehensive handbook on the subject of manipulation anywhere.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Contingency and Disaster Planning (Air Force Pamphlet 10-219, Volume 1) - Air Force Civil Engineer History, Terrorism, Natural Disasters
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 102,720. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Air Force document discusses contingencies for which civil engineers must be prepared. It contains practical information to help unit-level civil engineers plan their responses to contingencies, disasters, war, and other military operations.
Actionable Evaluation Basics: Getting succinct answers to the most important questions [minibook]
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
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Avoid getting lost in indicators, measures, and analysis methods; use this guide to get clear, well-reasoned, insightful answers to the most important questions. Great tips for reporting that is succinct and straight-to-the-point without falling into the trap of oversimplification. This easy-to-read, informative minibook gives a practical overview of 6 elements essential for actionable evaluation.
ME/CFS - The Unpredictable Journey
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,700. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Chronic fatigue syndrome
"The Unpredictable Journey" is a personal success story about having survived the trials and tribulations of the disease known as ME/CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome). It is a detailed and informative account of living with and overcoming this debilitating illness. Discover successful coping mechanisms and management strategies to ensure that you can live a full and happy life.
The Geologic Model of Religion
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 135,330. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science
There might be 100,000 books written about religion but the Geologic Model of Religion is unlike any other. Drawing upon evidence from anthropology, archaeology and scripture religion is divided into worldviews and afterlife paradigms. The model evidence long lost prehistoric religious belief systems and explains the origin of spirituality in settled societies.
Dust Net
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,610. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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Walls have always given us privacy, safeguarding us from the eyes and ears of others. That’s about to change. Surveillance drones the size of insects will be superseded by surveillance devices the size of specks of dust floating in the breeze. They will watch us, but they will also let us communicate with each other in ways that no government or corporation will be able to intercept or block.
The Elders' Colony
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
Demographic changes threaten the future of Puerto Rico. The population is shrinking and aging fast. Puerto Ricans are abandoning their homeland after decades of high unemployment rates, violence and sub-par government services. The combination of demography, economy, and political status represents a time bomb that will destroy the island if left unattended.
Methodological Pluralism and Qualitative Family Research
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
This 100-page article is for graduate students and more experienced researchers who are looking for a relatively brief yet in-depth look at the roots of today's qualitative research. The article is divided into three sections, the early history, the middle years, and contemporary times.
Grounded Theory, Deductive Qualitative Analysis, & Social Work Research
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
This paper updates an earlier version published more than 15 years ago (Gilgun, 1994c). I kept an emphasis on grounded theory research, but I added information on how to use literature reviews and hypothesis-testing in qualitative research. These additions are responsive to funders and dissertation committees who expect literature reviews and conceptual frameworks.
Real Life Knowledge: Economic Literacy in Improving Student Achievement and the Quality of Education
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
“Every event whether embedded in a class in history or social studies, has an underlying economic subtext” (Catalbiano 2013, P. 34)
Social Truths
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Price: $2.69 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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Social Truths is about better understanding society to better understand ourselves. This book lays out a buffet of sociological nuggets about society, allowing you to take in deep concepts in bite-sized ways that are easily digestible and surprisingly delicious. Bon appetit!
Choosing Assessment & Evaluation Tools for Practice
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Assessment and evaluation tools can contribute to practice effectiveness if social service professionals choose them well. This paper provides guidelines for choosing tools for practice. Topics include standardized instruments, self-constructed instruments, and the importance of using tools that practitioners find useful.
A Single Swim
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
A Single Swim follows Courtney Nash's life and death, taking a close look into an amoebic infection few people know about - until it's too late. Tracing as far back as 1960s, Naegleria fowleri and the resulting infection of this parasite have taken more than a dozen lives, with a fatality rate of nearly 100%. This book tells the stories of those victims, and what can happen after a single swim.
Louisa’s Journey - England to Canada in 1913
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Louisa’s true story of emigrating from England to Canada was captured by her granddaughter for a high school history project. Her ability to rise above challenges and to stand up for what is right is truly inspirational. Her story motivates us to find the strength and courage to overcome obstacles in our way and to create a better life for ourselves.
'Your Neighbours' The Gypsies in Australia
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Kate tells of the little-known history and culture of the Gypsies in Australia from the First Fleet to the present day. By drawing on the oral history of the Romani and the written word of the non-Gypsies, her cultural heritage and five years of recent itinerant research, she reveals how this maligned, landless, ethnic nation has brought the best of their culture to share with their neighbours.
Publik Skoolz Is Grate Edyukashun: How A Failed System Is Failing The Next Generation
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Radical leftists have a stranglehold on this nation's public education system. B. Christopher Agee's latest book offers a scathing indictment of the institution and illustrates how teachers unions and administrative propaganda have colluded to mold today's students into tomorrow's socialists.
100 Bigfoot Nights: A Chilling True Story
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Vegas Pulse LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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True story of a family tormented by Bigfoots. They have evidence to accompany their story.