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FINE DEL MONDO, FINE DELLA STORIA O FINE DELL' INFERNO SULLA TERRA?
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 517,760. Language: Italian. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
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!
Historia, tradiciones y leyendas de calles de Mexico. Vol 2
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 125,370. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,330. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
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.
Flight From the Absolute: Cynical Observations on the Postmodern West. volume 2
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 227,760. Language: British English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Can a society function without myth, particularly an origins myth? Can parallels be drawn between myth and the theory of evolution? Are there parallels between the way myths gain prestige (and shield their beliefs from criticism) and how evolution is marketed? To understand how evolution’s sacred aura has been built up, advances in philosophy of science are examined.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 126, Number 8 - June 2013
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 163,870. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
The Harvard Law Review's June '13 ebook edition featured active Contents, linked notes, and proper formatting. Contents of Issue 8: "Racial Capitalism," by Nancy Leong; "Shallow Signals," by Bert Huang; "All Unhappy Families: Tales of Old Age, Rational Actors, and the Disordered Life," by Ariela Dubler; and an essay by Risa Goluboff on civil rights lawyers, plus student work. Book Review, "Lawyers
University of Chicago Law Review: Symposium - Immigration Law and Institutional Design: Volume 80, Number 1 - Winter 2013
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 208,750. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Emigration & Immigration
The first issue of 2013 features articles by internationally recognized legal and policy scholars of immigration and emigration, including an extensive Symposium on immigration and its issues of policy, law, administrative process, and institutional design in the United States. The issue serves, in effect, as a new and extensive book on cutting-edge issues of immigration law and policy in the U.S.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Social Capital, Policing and the Rule-of-Law: Keys to Stabilization, Military Police - Prisons, Iraq, Afghanistan
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 105,990. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Social Capital, Policing and Rule-of-Law: Keys to Stabilization reflects a breadth of U.S. Army War College Strategy Research papers which tackled tough issues. Stabilization is a process in which personnel identify and mitigate underlying sources of instability to establish the conditions for long-term stability.
Flight From the Absolute: Cynical Observations on the Postmodern West. volume I.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,770. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Does “religious belief” concern only those believing in some form of the supernatural or is everyone religious? What if religion was simply a set of beliefs enabling us to make sense of our lives? Might even "secular" Western elites be religious? How would this affect our view of the history of Western civilisation? Can science play a role in religion?
2014 LEEP Event, Editorial & Promotional Calendar
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 133,870. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013 by Laura Dawn Lewis. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
The ultimate holiday and promotional calendar for the US, UK, Canadian, Australian & Chinese Markets. Over 3800 events with source URLs arranged alphabetically, by month, by length and in 53 keyword/subject categories. Finish your media, editorial and PR planning in minutes rather than days. Created by Marketing & Editorial Professionals for Marketing & Editorial Professionals.
Interviews with the Masters: A Companion to Robert Greene's Mastery
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Price: Free! Words: 260,210. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013 by Story Ark Creative. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A companion to the #1 New York Times Bestseller Mastery More than 20,000 hours of research and thought went into Robert Greene's stunning book, Mastery. In a departure from his previous works, Robert Greene interviewed nine contemporary masters. Those interviews are now available to readers for the first time.
El Veredicto de la Historia
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 104,670. Language: Spanish. Published: November 4, 2013 by Ediciones Marxismo Vivo. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Han transcurrido ya veinte años desde el fin de la Unión Soviética y algunos más desde que el capitalismo fue restaurado en el “bloque socialista”. La burguesía anunció la “muerte del socialismo”, la “superioridad del capitalismo”, y declaró obsoletos el marxismo y las ideas revolucionarias. El autor intenta analizar la restauración en Rusia China y Cuba desde una perspectiva marxista.
Winning with the News Media - A Self-Defense Manual When You're the Story
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,170. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
A new, updated e-book version of a classic guidebook. One of the nation's most experienced reporters and news media consultants helps you understand how the news media operate and how to cope with them. A former investigative reporter in both newspapers and television, Clarence Jones left reporting when he wrote this book to become an on-camera coach for government and corporate executives.
Kelimebaz
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 110,920. Language: Turkish. Published: October 23, 2013 by Propaganda Yayınları. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Historical & Comparative
Bu kitap Sevan Nişanyan’ın Taraf gazetesindeki Kelimebaz köşesinde 29 Ekim 2008 – 14 Aralık 2009 tarihleri arasında yayımlanan tüm makalelerini içermektedir. Yazarın Taraf’tan olaylı bir şekilde ayrılması üzerine kaleme aldığı yazı ile, daha sonraki gelişmeler çerçevesinde yazdığı hiçbir yerde yayımlanmamış Kelimebaz yazıları kitabın sonunda yer almaktadır.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Contingency and Disaster Planning (Air Force Pamphlet 10-219, Volume 1) - Air Force Civil Engineer History, Terrorism, Natural Disasters
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 102,720. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Air Force document discusses contingencies for which civil engineers must be prepared. It contains practical information to help unit-level civil engineers plan their responses to contingencies, disasters, war, and other military operations.
Disaster and Sociolegal Studies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,190. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Legal governance of disaster brings both care and punishment to the upending of daily life of place-based disasters. National states use disasters to reorganize how they govern. This collection, edited by Denver University professor, Susan Sterett considers how law is implicated in disaster. The findings point to reconsidering what states do in disaster, and how law enables and constrains action.
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.
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.
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.
Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia and the Emirates: A Socio-legal Study on Conflicts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,190. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Fascinating study and inside account of the lives of maids and caregivers in the oil-rich Middle East, who become contractually bound to near-slavery by taking positions overseas. Dutch law professor Vlieger interviewed many maids, bosses, and job agencies to get to the truth. She places what she found into a theoretical frame of petropolitics. Accessible to everyone, with compelling stories.