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Litter-ology: Understanding Littering and the Secrets to Clean Public Places
Price: $9.69 USD. Words: 37,140. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Imagine if all our public places were clean and free of litter. In Litter-ology, environmental psychologists Karen Spehr & Rob Curnow share insights gained from over 20 years working on changing people’s disposal behaviour. Based on up to date research evidence, Litter-ology is a highly readable guide for all those who are trying to get results in keeping their public places clean & litter free.
The Gender Police: A Diary
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 37,140. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
The 'Gender Police: A Diary' is an intriguing and insightful record of how people treat girls and boys differently. When Ros Ball and James Millar’s son was born in 2010 they started to tweet about how people treated him compared to his big sister. What began as an attempt to retain their sanity in a gender obsessed world became a life changing experiment about gender identity.
No Country for Black Men
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,010. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
Inside the culture of exploitation, plus the horrific crimes, that led to the Black Lives Matter movement
Theory in Information Behaviour Research
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
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.
Fasten Your Seat Belts! History and Heroism in the Pan Am Cabin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,370. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Fasten Your Seat Belts! is the first history of an airline told in the voices of its flight attendants. Through hundreds of interviews, Valerie Lester has collected the heroic, tragic, and sometimes comic adventures of Pan Am's pioneer cabin crews from 1928-1991. At last here is a book that reveals the immense contribution made by flight attendants to the history of aviation.
South Sudanese Community Insights: A Cross-Generational Cross-Cultural Rescue Model for Families and Family Counselors
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 24,510. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012 by Marilyn McLeod. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Africana, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
South Sudanese people have experienced tremendous changes both within their homeland and as refugees abroad. This book describes typical South Sudanese culture, and challenges of both South Sudanese families and western professionals counseling them. John Chuol Kuek was born in South Sudan, survived refugee camps, and is now an Advanced Ph.D. Candidate while raising a family in the U.S.
So You Want to Rescue Child Sex Slaves? What You Need to Know Before You Begin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade
Based on more than a decade of experience and research, this resource introduces the basic essential information needed to respond to child sex slavery, sex trafficking and other forms of sexual exploitation. It explains the key elements of the problem, examines the essentials of effective responses, and offers practical advice and guidance for getting started or improving your existing response.
A Windral
Series: The Rabbit of Usk. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,690. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Timotei and his grandfather have been released upon their own recognizance. Free from the disciplines and follies of the barracks and with no thought for their own better judgment our two Sphinx Sabeans choose to engage in a quest for JH. They are soon engaged in the pox of aimless wandering during which our hero gets a pair of free boots and he discovers his grandfather might have been a Saint.
THE SUCCESSFUL TREASURE HUNTER’S ESSENTIAL DOWSING MANUAL: How to Easily Develop Your Latent Skills to Locate Gold, Silver, Coins, Caches…
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills, Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
This essential manual is a revolutionary new guide to finding treasure, which shows how anyone – beginner or seasoned professional – can easily use the skills they probably never realized they had, to locate treasure – wherever it lies hidden. And, just as importantly, how to pin-point and recover that treasure fast...
Goddess in the Grass: Serpentine Mythology and the Great Goddess
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The serpent – is it a symbol of evil or a form of the life-renewing Great Goddess? This fascinating investigation unlocks the archetype of the Serpent Goddess that lies hidden in the world's myths, fairy tales, and images. This updated edition includes additions to the dictionary of over 125 forms of the Serpent Goddess.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This first volume of essays adapted from the blog My Little Po-Mo combines a critical study of the first season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its adult fans to explore questions about their motivations and experiences, along with the show that inspired them.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Two
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,900. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This second volume of essays in the My Little Po-Mo series combines critical analysis of the second season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its fandom, with a focus on what might be called the "dark side" of the latter. Sex, death, and chaos, handled as only a children's cartoon can!
Inside-Dopesters and Conspiracy Theories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The 9/11 “conspiracy theory” is the ultimate McGuffin – it’s nothing at all. Its secret function, though, is very real. It drives a secondary plot and an entirely different narrative. Its true purpose is to undermine the basis of government – any government, government in principle – and to “reveal” all government as a lethal threat to the people, as an eternal conspiracy.
Wolf or Dog?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,190. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
There are two types of human being - “wolves” (aggressive, assertive dominants who are determined to get what they want) and “dogs” (timid, domesticated, submissives, continually at the mercy of the wolves). Capitalism is a wolf ideology. Christianity, Islam and Judaism are dog religions - intent on forcing you onto your knees and making you obey endless commandments. Are YOU wolf or dog?
Mathurin
Series: The Rabbit of Usk. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,550. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Tells of our hero's preoccupation with the initials JH, the failure of King Alfred, the Sabean understanding of punishment, the Sheedi veneration of the crocodile, the continuing domination of Saxons by their Norman Overlords, and onward into the world.
A Primer on Sensible and Social Construction
Series: Primers on Category-Based Nested Forms. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
This 4400 word primer is the second in a series on the category based nested forms. Humans innately produce two types of construction, sensible and social. These two types are interdependent. Their structure can be elucidated using the nested form. The empty slot nested form itself serves as an example for both types of construction.
A Primer on Another Infrasovereign Religion
Series: Primers on Category-Based Nested Forms. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
This 3500 word primer is the tenth in a series on the category-based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers of interscopes. The third tier is the society tier. In this primer, the entire society tier comes into view.
A Primer on a Contemporary Infrasovereign Religion
Series: Primers on Category-Based Nested Forms. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
This primer is the eighth in a series on the category-based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers of interscopes. The third tier is the society tier. Institutions occupy the content level. The sovereign occupies the situation level. Infrasovereign religions are “institutions that can grasp for sovereign power”.
A Primer on the Family
Series: Primers on Category-Based Nested Forms. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
This primer is the sixth in a series on the category-based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers. Each tier contains an interscope. The interscope for the third tier, the society tier, starts with the institution level. The family is used to imagine the concepts of “institution” and “organization”.
A Primer for Individual In Community
Series: Primers on Category-Based Nested Forms. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
This 5600 word primer is the third in a series on the category based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers. These are labeled A (for firstness), B (for secondness) and C (for thirdness). Each tier contains an interscope. The interscope for the first tier, the individual in community, is presented here.