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What If Black Men Start Killing Cops?: A Funeral in the Community and A Funeral at City Hall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This book is about the disturbance of white police officers fearing black males instead of reaching out to them and bringing peace and non-violent understanding into communities.
Edible insects
Price: Free! Words: 90,600. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication grew from a small effort in 2003 in the FAO Forestry Department to document the role of insects in traditional livelihood practices in Central Africa and to assess the impact of harvesting insects in their natural habitats on the sustainability of forests.
The State of Food and Agriculture 2013
Price: Free! Words: 48,730. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The State of Food and Agriculture 2013: Food systems for better nutrition argues that improving nutrition and reducing these costs must begin with food and agriculture.
Genebank Standards for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Price: Free! Words: 48,140. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The Genebank Standards for Plant Genetic Resources for FAO lay down the procedures for conserving plant genetic resources.These voluntary Standards set the benchmark for current scientific and technical best practices, and support the key international policy instruments for the conservation and use of plant genetic resources.
Save and grow: Cassava
Price: Free! Words: 39,950. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
How FAO's Save and Grow model of agriculture can help make intensive cassava farming more productive, profitable and sustainable.
State of Florida v. Trayvon Martin (A Murder Cover-Up & Obtaining Justice)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 76,490. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Law » Discrimination
“The book tackles a prevalent, dangerous topic: institutional racism. The author clearly states that racism is the heart of the story of Trayvon Martin’s murder and George Zimmerman’s acquittal. Public interest in the case, and the prevalence of similar stories make this book a timely part of the discussion….” Judge, 2nd Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published eBook Awards 2014
A Little Light Shed on: Into Darkness Peering, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 960. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Minority Studies
Bogstad's review of Elizabeth Ann Leonard's collection Into Darkness Peering: Race and Color in the Fantastic, Number 74, Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy (Westport, CT: Greenwood 1997, 95 pp) commends the volume for remarkable feats in the history of science fiction criticism.
Birthing in a Hotel Room in San Antonio, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
This brief introduction to the journal explains why the women writers and critics felt a need to begin an interdisciplinary journal. One reason for this need to create the journal was a common feeling of being alienated as writers in male-dominated publishing circles.
Review of The Song of the Goddess, Femspec Issue 6.2
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 390. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
“In terms of information sharing, through this volume more people can be informed that there is the feminine centered Hindu text, the Devi-Gita, to balance the well known male-oriented Bhagavad-Gita. This seems important as a role model of an ancient religion having a supreme deity. One learns by examining this translation that Sanskrit offers different gender/andro questions than other languages.
Review of Slayage: The On-line International Journal of Buffy Studies, Femspec Issue 6.2
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
“From an episode guide to a cultural reference index, from an academic bibliography to an encyclopedia, from news of recent and forthcoming scholarly books, essays and conferences to an online shop, those interested in the burgeoning field of inquiry known as Buffy Studies need go nowhere else.”
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 6 - April 2015
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 160,940. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Harvard Law Review, Apr. 2015, includes the annual Developments in the Law survey of a particular area of legal concern; the topic is Policing. Other contents: "Consent Procedures and American Federalism," Bridget Fahey; "Anticipatory Remedies for Takings," Thomas Merrill; "How a 'Lawless' China Made Modern America," Carol G.S. Tan; plus several Recent Cases commentaries, and Recent Publications.
The Alien: a Letter to Future Self
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Dreams, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
The heartbreaks, aspirations, grief, hopes and dreams of an earthbound (illegal) alien.
Milk and dairy products in human nutrition
Price: Free! Words: 146,190. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Food Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication is unique in drawing together information on nutrition, and dairy-industry development, providing a rich source of useful material on the role of dairy products in human nutrition and the way that investment in dairy-industry development has changed.
Review of Having a Good Cry: Effeminate Feelings and Pop-Culture Forms, Femspec Issue 6.2
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
“Having a Good Cry is part of a series called ‘The Theory and Interpretation of Narrative’ from Ohio State University Press, and Warhol is correct to characterize her project as (in part) bringing a feminist narratology” to cultural studies (24). This is the source of both the project’s strengths and weaknesses.”
Gender Issues in The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction, Femspec Issue 6.2
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
“Hollinger cites several of these works to demonstrate feminist challenges to heterosexual and patriarchal hegemony, feminist techniques of defamiliarization (e.g., re female human nature), and feminist appropriations of standard sf figures, such as aliens and cyborgs, to question traditional notions of dominance and status.
Has Anyone Explained Love to You?: Be Loved, Find Love and Give Love
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Marriage & Family
Love is important in our life, because it comes in all forms and transcends all prejudices. Love can be holding hands, a kiss or observance of nature. More relationships and marriages would last and succeed if they focus on what transformed their heart to love and how love changed them towards love explanation.
Women in the Making: Feminism Versus the Maker Culture
Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Women in business
A brief talk regarding the Maker Movement and its particularities, and how women can actively participate in this scenario. Several case studies are located in Canada, providing a quick overview of some aspects of the Canadian Maker Community in regards to the feminist movement and hacker spaces.
Hope In Small Doses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,600. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
This funny, feisty, erudite and inspirational book offers a version of hope for our times, one that thrives not on certainty but on possibility.
Social Safeguards: Avoiding the Unintended Impacts of Development
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,960. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Social safeguards are intended to prevent the negative impacts of large-scale development projects. The collection of stories from the field included in this book illustrates the principles and application of social safeguards in the context of projects funded by multilateral banks, identifying key challenges in their implementation and exploring paths to overcome those limitations.
The Gospel of Inclusion
Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Exploring Our Divine Family Tree - Who is included in God’s plan? Is it only the people like me? Is it only the people like you? What if we really are part of one divine family? What would that mean? How would we have to change? WARNING! Reading this book may lead you to (1) consider the possibility that we’re all God’s children and (2) do something about that. Proceed at your own risk!