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The New Social Worker® Magazine's Back-to-School Guide for Social Work Students
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,040. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013 by White Hat Communications. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
Edited by Linda May Grobman & Karen Zgoda. For this volume in the “Best of The New Social Worker” series, the editors have chosen articles from The New Social Worker magazine that we think you will find most relevant as you start the new school term. We also asked social work experts to provide tips for new and returning students.
The Manipulators - Unmasking the Hidden Persuaders --- The Conspiracy To Make Us Buy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,310. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Advertising
This is the unmasking of Van Packard's classic expose of the advertising industry, “The Hidden Persuaders,” and how the real “Mad Men” of Madison Avenue get us to spend.
The Ideal Within: A discourse and hegemony theoretical analysis of the international anticorruption discourse
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Price: Free! Words: 131,480. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
The doctoral dissertation analyses the international anticorruption discourse by the World Bank, UNDP and Transparency International, drawing out implicit conceptions of an ideal uncorrupted society. International anticorruption discourse is found to be broadly reflective of what can be called advanced liberal ideals of governing.
FEMA National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF) - Strengthening Disaster Recovery for the Nation - Core Recovery Principles, Guidance for Planning, Community Focus
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,630. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF) is a guide to promote effective recovery, particularly for those incidents that are large-scale or catastrophic. The NDRF provides guidance that enables effective recovery support to disaster-impacted States, Tribes and local jurisdictions.
Living the Oath: Warriors Take It, Families Endure It
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Michael Martinez, a Marine veteran, stepped on a bomb during a 2010 patrol in Afghanistan and lost both legs…Christian Bagge, an Army veteran lost his legs to a 2005 roadside bomb blast in Iraq…Their experiences, like those of the other subjects in the book, reveal how hardship and suffering can result in a greater awareness of what it means to be a human being.
Walking the Board Walk
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
Walking the Board Walk is intended to help nonprofit board leadership and individuals develop their boards in ways that will improve governance and make the experience more satisfying. Through his own experiences Vaughn Sherman discovered that nonprofit board members are often dissatisfied with one or more facets of their volunteer jog. Vaughn's helpful advice addresses these issues.
The Real Police Brutality in Brazil
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You set the price! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
The Brazilian protests revealed a poorly prepared and violent police, but this has been the reality of the slums for decades. After feeling abuse of power in their skin the higher classes know how it feels to be oppressed. But this hasn't changed the exclusion of the people of the favelas and the lack of reporting concerning these crimes in the mainstream press.
The System Sucks What Victims Of Domestic Violence Want You To Know
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
The System Sucks What Victims Of Domestic Violence Want You To Know is about victims of domestic violence and their experiences with social workers. If you want to know how domestic abuse victims feel about social workers read this book.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season One
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
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.
Complete Guide to Hurricane Sandy: Rebuilding Task Force and Strategy, Tropical Cyclone Report, Service Assessment, Future Risks, Damage in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Microgrid
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,270. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
This comprehensive ebook provides authoritative rebuilding and recovery information, plus detailed historical meteorological data, about Hurricane Sandy. This compilation features the recently released major federal report on rebuilding and recovery, the Sandy Rebuilding Task Force chaired by HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, plus reports and material from the National Hurricane Center.
Becoming Human: How Evolution Made Us
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Price: Free! Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Becoming Human: How Evolution Made Us is an Irreverent, fast-moving introduction to basic evolutionary theories and human origins. The focus is not just on our prehistory. Becoming Human highlights how evolution affects the way we are today, and helps us to anticipate what might happen to us in the future. Easy-to-read but challenging, this book is an ideal introduction to our species' origin.
Trafficked
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,730. Language: American English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade
Anna is from a poor home. It's only a matter of time before she loses her sick younger sister to a deadly illness. Without money for constant medical care, she would die. Anna seizes an opportunity to travel abroad, but she is in for a surprise when she finds herself among trafficked teenagers heading to Italy.
Hurrah for Us!: Morgan's Raid in the News
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This article follows John Hunt Morgan's 1863 raid through the eyes of contemporary Indiana newspapers. As editors traced the movements of Morgan's "freebooters" and "myrmidons" across Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio, they sang the praises of Hoosiers ready to treat the invaders to "a war fandango," and concluded, "Hurrah for us!" Local pride and colorful language make this a journey worth the trip.
There is No Right to Rule
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,040. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Everyone believes there's some authority that has a right to rule. But where did this idea originate. What if it can be proven that all authority is assumed under notions that we are told are legitimate? This book investigates the idea of authority and evidences how an elite group has always ruled. I evidence when slavery was abolished those compensated were the slave owning political class.
It's All a Con
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,260. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book evidences how our existence is based upon conquests, constitutions, contracts, consent & control. It explores the history of conquests from the Age of Exploration & its continuing effects. It evidences how people are presumed to consent to be bound by laws arising under a notion called a social contract that was fabricated to legitimise government. I prove why the constructs are a con.
The 1,000 Years Deception
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,650. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book evidences the true aspects that underlie the systems which governs us. There are many things we believe to be true, but what if much of what we believe can be exposed as a distorted reality? Significant events from 'hidden' history are brought to the fore with detailed evidence that proves that what we're taught to believe is distinct to the truth. And the truth is far more revealing.
Essays in Sociological Explanation
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 119,850. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Smelser's much-referenced collection of writings on issues of sociological theory and practice--by one of the world's leading social scientists of the past half-century. This informative book is now republished in the Classics of the Social Sciences Series from Quid Pro Books. Quality ebook formatting includes active TOC, linked chapter endnotes, and legible graphs and images from the original.
Comparative Methods in the Social Sciences
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Classic book by Berkeley’s Smelser remains the most definitive statement of methodological issues for all comparative scholars and in political science, anthropology, sociology, economics and psychology. Such issues are timeless and therefore his lucid analysis remains timely and relevant. He posits a methodological continuity between the comparative studies of past masters and more recent work.
The Sociology of Economic Life
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Quality ebook reprint of a classic work in the social sciences, written by one of the leading scholars on the intersection of two important disciplines: economics and sociology. This is an unabridged republication of the Second Edition of this much-cited study. Presented with care, the ebook edition features such proper digital formatting as: active TOC, linked endnotes, and fully-linked Index.
Real Capitalism
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Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 6. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 18,410. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
What we know today as capitalism is money capitalism. Real capitalism is what people already intuitively know to be good economics, economics that preserves, protects and promotes the real capital of nations, its people. This book is the fruition of more than 40 years of teaching and researching sociology at the university level.