Nonfiction » Social Science

Sub-categories: Sociology | Women's studies | Social psychology | Disasters & Disaster Relief | Anthropology / Cultural | Criminology | Mythology, folklore and legend | Customs & Traditions | Anthropology | Agriculture & food | Immigration and Emigration | Global society studies | All sub-categories >>
Feasts and All Their Finery: Elegant Dining in Old Regime France
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,260. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » French
Le Grand draws on a classic cookbook and several forgotten memoirs to bring a wealth of details on menus, table decoration, royal households, customs, and entertainments to those who study the Middle Ages, food history, decoration or simply France in all its infinite variety. For the first time, this rich and unique text is available in English.
Thoughts from a Christian Libertarian: Essays, Rants, and Musings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
A writer and mother thinks about liberty, responsibility, God, and country. She struggles with the realities of being a Christian in a country founded on freedom of conscience, yet drifting toward collectivism and tyranny. She offers ideas for strengthening the family, protecting individual liberty, and generally fighting back against a culture that is in decline.
#EuroMaidan: Rising for Freedom and Democracy in Ukraine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
This book gives you a photo centric view point on this popular uprising against an oppressive regime. The first of its kind on the market it beholds over 200 photographs of numerous photo journalists from Ukraine capturing the events from the very beginning to the uprisings in late January.
The 90-Minute Effect: How We Shape Our Lives by the Hollywood Formula and Rarely Reach Our Own Happy Endings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,530. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
'The 90-Minute Effect' explores the subtle manner in which all good stories are molded and shows how we as audience members shape our own lives according to what we see on screen and read in books.
Mental Toughness - Mastering Your Mind
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,710. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
dr steve harris, successful business man, academic, world champion sportsman, former mind coach for an international sport team and conference speaker. this background has spawned a book on mental toughness. it is based on the outcomes of his phd thesis and goes beyond his scientific and personal truths delving into what leaders in the field and authors claim about mastering your mind
Margins of the Nation: Sri Lanka in Postcolonial Perspectives
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
coming soon
The Queen Must Live: Mythic Patterns of Royalty, Sexuality, and Mortality
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
"The Queen Must Live" is a study of the eternal struggle between male strengths and female powers. Recurrent shared motifs, drawn from these stories, provide a chapter-by-chapter analysis. As a species that could be called Homo narratans, human beings have acknowledged and honored both sides of this perpetual, persistent conflict.
Standing Apart for Reaching the Peak - Follow My Way
Series: Personality Development, Book 5. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 27,720. Language: American English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Gradually bringing the focus on the most desired point is the essence of success, and this is achievable only when the person stands on his/her own feet away from mental interventions of the crowd around. Here is an account how I practically stood apart and reached the most desired destination of my life. Each of us has a unique desired destination but ways of reaching that remain the same.
Winston Moseley Murderer Of Catherine Kitty Genovese
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Kitty Genovese was murdered in 1964 in the Kew Gardens section of Queens, NY. Her death was unnecessary. Had any of 38 witnesses acted, i.e. calling police, subduing her attacker, she might have lived. Instead she was left to die near the entrance of her Austin Avenue apartment. She waged a terrific battle before she died. I have profiled her killer, Winston Moseley, from his roots in Alabama.
Viewpoints: The Pros and Cons of Four Contemporary Issues Challenging America
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference
There are two sides to every issue. This book looks at the pros and cons of four of the biggest issues facing America: Gun Control, Immigration, Gay Marriage, Torture Each topic is written about objectively leaving it up to the reader to decide what they believe. This is a collection of previous published books, which may also be purchased separately.
Hello My Big Big Honey
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 53,560. Language: German. Published: January 27, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Prostitution
Hello My Big Big Honey von Dave Walker & Richard S. Ehrlich, Deutsche Fassung "Hello My Big Big Honey!" ist eine bis dahin nie erzählte Darstellung der Liebesleben von Bangkoker Barmädchen und den Ausländern, von denen die Mädchen gemietet werden – und sich dazu in ihren eigenen Worten bekennen.
The Transformation of Criminal Due Process in the Administrative State: The Targeted Urban Crime Narcotics Task Force
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Classic study in law & society, available to scholars & others in criminal justice, due process & policing. The author reflects: "...it was my first day in the field that the police liaison to the district attorney's probation revocation program exclaimed, 'Forget rights! Forget right to jury! Forget right to bail! There are no rights!' " This book shows how due process became mere administration.
FINE DEL MONDO, FINE DELLA STORIA O FINE DELL' INFERNO SULLA TERRA?
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 518,870. Language: Italian. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Recentemente è stata paventata la "fine della storia", più di recente persino la "fine del mondo", ma le persone comuni e gli intellettuali aspettano da millenni una palingenesi che consenta la "fine dell' inferno sulla terra", ossia la fine del contrasto tra individui e società. Per raggiungere questo risultato occorre che gli esseri umani acquistino la piena conoscenza scientifica della realtà!
Bordeando la violencia contra las mujeres en la frontera norte de México
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 85,220. Language: Spanish. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Bordeando la violencia contra las mujeres en la frontera norte de México, es un libro que nace de una intención feminista comprometida intelectual y éticamente para el abordaje de fenómenos sociales que limitan, obstaculizan y detienen el avance y desarrollo de las mujeres en la frontera norte de México.
American Celebration
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 28,000. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by Spero Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Holidays (non-religious), Nonfiction » History » History of things
Thoroughly researched, American Celebration analyzes and discusses the various components of holidays, festivals, and celebrations. Why do brides wear white? Why do new fathers pass out cigars? These, and many more questions are answered in depth and detail.
Educated Police - An Ethnographic Study of Opinions
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,560. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Tom Staciwa is a current serving Detective Senior Constable in the NSW Police Force. This book contains research conducted with police in NSW on the effects of different types of education for police officers. This research will be useful to serving police, those interested in joining the police and members of the community interested in policing and education.
Love, Money, Sex and Death in the 21st Century
Price: Free! Words: 24,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Love, Money, Sex and Death. A mind-blowing series of essays concerning ten ethical and moral dilemmas facing modern science as well as the rest of humanity. The 21st Century is sure going to be interesting. A non-fiction hypertext, illustrated.
Historia, tradiciones y leyendas de calles de Mexico. Vol 2
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 125,370. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Este segundo volumen de Historia, Tradiciones y Leyendas de calles de México, constituye un universo completo, orgánico, cerrado: el reflejo de una ciudad durante toda una época, de sus conflictos y sus diferencias, tanto sociales como culturales, de sus creencias y supersticiones, de sus miserias y grandezas.
Historia, tradiciones y leyendas de calles de Mexico. Vol 1
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,330. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Con este libro aprendemos, en un paseo a la vez geográfico y temporal, que el origen del nombre antiguo de ciertas calles de la ciudad de Mexico puede hallarse en una historia de amor o en una disposicion testamentaria, o en una tragedia.
A China Não Existe: Observação Comparativa da Realidade Moderna na China e o Panorama Económico, Social e Político em Portugal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 17, 2014 by UpliftingBooks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Esta obra não esconde muitas das mais perversas situações desta moderna nação que é a China e o modo de pensamento Chinês face ao ocidente, para evidenciar o que os Chineses realmente planeiam para o planeta inteiro. É uma oportunidade para conhecer este país profundamente e o que ele representa para o futuro da humanidade.