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Blessed are the Introverts
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Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
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Introverts and extroverts often just don't comprehend each other. Assuming everyone functions with the same psychological engine, however, causes misunderstandings. Diesel engines don't run on gasoline, and introverts operate differently than extroverts. This humorous article examines some of the differences between the two personality types.
Shit that Pisses Me Off
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Series: Shit that Pisses Me Off, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,750. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011 by Magenta. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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Should you need a license in order to become a parent? What’s wrong with calling people Ms. and Mr.? Why is casual day at the office insulting? Why should you take down the flag? Is women’s fiction really women’s fiction? Should we have professional jurors? Why shouldn’t athletes take performance-enhancing drugs? Why should you boycott marriage? And let’s talk about the weather report…
True Charity - Replacing Flypaper with Freedom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
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Is it is possible that in our effort to help the poor, we may in fact be encouraging those conditions responsible for creating their poverty?
Unscripted Journeys
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Price: Free! Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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Unscripted Journeys is a true detailed account of perils, and adventures in the land of the Maya. It includes accounts of a year incarceration in a remote Mexican prison, exclusive access to Mayan village ceremonies and interesting discoveries in this mountainous region. It takes you on journeys into out-of-the-way destinations in areas of Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras.Photos & paintings.
Bullies + Teen Dating = Bullying
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
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You know You Want Your Teen & Pre-Teen Safe... Now Here’s How To Do It! This book is: Easy to read, easy to use. Confidence booster for both parents & teens. For parents of both girls & guys. A resource for parents of those who may become abused, those abused, & the abuser. WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING... •“Wonderful resource for parents.” (Karen.Carcia, Ph.D., professor) •“An excellent...primer." a dad
Crónicas de los perdidos
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Series: Pensamiento alternativo, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: Spanish. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
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Crónicas de los perdidos es el quinto libro de la col·lección de pensamiento alternativo que recoge algunas experiencias más de Harter Feelsonsteel y su hija Beatriz Feelsonsteel en la nueva realiad en la que se encuentran ahora. En esta ocasión la acción tendrá lugar a pie de calzada por una parte, y por la otra en una gan ciudad. La acción y los sentimientos a flor de acero estan asegurados.
Death of N-Words
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Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
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Many people make excuses for using various forms of the N-word. No matter the version, the N-word is still one of the most racially charged, controversial words in this country. Depending on how it's used, one can expect a punch or a hug. Although the word has become trendy, an unwritten rule states only certain groups can say it--which only fuels the confusion associated with using the word.
Songs of the Universal Vagabond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011 by Flying With Red Haircrow. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
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From dropping the Christmas goose in Berlin, Germany to surviving tornadoes in Alabama, and recounting the stories of WW2 survivors, Red Haircrow also takes the reader into the oral tradition of storytelling among their Native American friends and family, and how life is as a "two spirit" individual. A photo and literary work.
Den Fria Marknaden har snart gjort 99% av oss utfattiga (Swedish/Svenska)
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Series: Från Konsumtion till Internet i en Värld av Elektricitet, Första Boken. Price: Free! Words: 76,710. Language: Swedish. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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Om inget annat så visade den ekonomiska krisen 2008 hur nära vi är en ekonomisk kollaps av det system vi alla lider under idag. Det system som kallas den ”fria marknaden”. Boken visar hur vi kommit dit vi är med början för 100 år sedan med en viss Edward Bernays som skapade en ny politisk idé byggd på att styra människors irrationella känslor så de blev lyckliga och lugna genom konsumtion.
Fishful Thinking
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
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The book draws together proverbs, quotations and reflections on fish, and through them explores life itself. It fits into the category of gift, inspiration and self-help books. Fishful Thinking, challenges the reader with different and often amusing thinking assignments.
Beyond Guns and God: Understanding the Complexities of the White Working Class in America
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Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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Set aside stereotypes about the white working class and explore the complexities of this major voting block. Public Religion Research Institute’s 2012 survey, "Beyond Guns and God," upends many liberal and conservative assumptions about the white working class' affinity with the Tea Party, religiosity, cultural values, and perspectives on the economy, while confirming some established beliefs.
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!
Rising from the Dust ~ India's Hidden Voices
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,510. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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A quest for adventure becomes a labour of love as Mark Helyar gains intimate access into the heart of a society rarely experienced by the western world.
Survival Guide for Beginners
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Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
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Super storm Sandy ripped up the eastern seaboard of the United States, leaving death and destruction in its path. While everyone knew the storm's path, and when it would strike, people and the community as a whole were caught off guard by the devastation. Super storm sandy provides an example of why preparing for the worst-case scenario is the prudent path to take.
Homophobe: A Logical Response to an Ignorant Ideology
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / General
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A young graduate student finds herself in an altercation at a coffee shop with a man insisting homosexuality is an unnatural, exclusively human phenomenon. Her intelligence and sense of morality questioned, she sets out to prove him wrong. This work of literary nonfiction is a must read for anyone looking to understand how homosexuality exists as a component of the natural world.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
Dust Net
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Price: Free! 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.
Women and Sport in India and the World: Examining the History and Suggesting Policy Reforms
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
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Do you know of female cricketers outperforming male counterparts while playing each other? Or about female car-racers who compete with men and win? Ever wondered what challenges female sportspersons face and have faced historically? What steps have been taken to promote gender equality in sport? And what more needs to be done? Here's a book that deals with these questions.
Why I Won't Hire Black People
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Price: Free! Words: 24,780. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
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Have you ever wondered why certain groups of people are rarely the first choice for employment? Would you rather have someone of a different race provide you with services such as fixing your car, caring for your child or preparing your taxes? Is the only reason there is diversity in your office a direct result of affirmative action?
Participatory Planning in Plan Preparation
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Price: Free! Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
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There are many practices in Delhi which is seen as a good example of participatory planning and the concerns arises when we want to replicate in other cities and towns then it becomes imperative to look in detail the process and their allied pros and cons so that a more effective model can be adapted and adopted for implementation.