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The Emotionally Resilient Expat: Engage, Adapt and Thrive Across Cultures
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 127,010. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Summertime Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Living abroad offers enriching experiences of growth, broadened perspective, enhanced cultural understanding. Yet its transition-rich, change-driven, cross-cultural nature can place considerable demands. The Emotionally Resilient Expat shows the key to successful transitions and beyond lies in emotional resilience to adapt, adjust or simply accept.
Stapanii stadioanelor - Fenomenul ultras in Romania - 1990-2010
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 235,180. Language: Romanian. Published: August 26, 2014 by Gramma.ro. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Cartea „Stapanii stadioanelor - Fenomenul ultras in Romania 1990-2010" este structurata pe 9 capitole si trateaza inceputurile fenomenului ultras romanesc, politica in peluze, diacronia galeriilor importante din tara, mentalitatea ultrasilor, modul de organizare al brigazilor.
Lies with Long Legs
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 180,510. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In his painstakingly long academic journey through mountains of source material available in Europe, Prof Prodosh Aich establishes that the entire understanding of India developed by self-claimed scholars from West is erroneous, since the initial attempt to comprehend ancient India through the Vedas was itself faulty.
All You Need to Know About Disability is on Star Trek
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,570. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
More illuminating than a Supernova. More fun than a Klingon drinking song. Set a course for a view of disability through a Star Trek lens. From genetic engineering, to physical, cognitive and psychiatric disabilities, Dr. Lehmann provides 12 chapters of disability topics illustrated with dialogue from Star Trek episodes and movies.
WHAT IS TRUTH? POWERS THAT WERE, POWERS THAT ARE The shifting history and impact of communications, movements and the media
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Price: Free! Words: 547,800. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Abortion & Birth Control
The shifting history and impact of communications, movements and the media
FBI Forensic DNA Analysis and Database: CODIS, National DNA Index System, Federal DNA Database Unit (FDDU), Familial Search, Quality Assurance, National DNA Index System (NDIS) Procedures
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,460. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
This essential guide to FBI forensic DNA analysis and database management reproduces important guides and manuals, including the National DNA Index System (NDIS) Operational Procedures Manual, FBI Quality Assurance Standards Audit for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories and Federal DNA Database Unit DNA Buccal Collection Kit Training and Procedures.
From Condoms to Cabbages
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 109,640. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Abortion & Birth Control
From Condoms to Cabbages: An Authorized Biography of Mechai Viravaidya In Thailand, a condom is called a "Mechai". Mechai Viravaidya, Thailand's Condom King, has used this most anatomically suggestive contraceptive device to turn the conventional family planning establishment on its head. First came condom blowing contests, then T-shirts with condom shrouded anthropomorphic penises...
Fuite de l'Absolu: Observations cyniques sur l'Occident postmoderne. volume II
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 212,010. Language: French. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Une société peut-elle se passer de mythes? C’est une question cruciale, car le mythe joue un rôle fondamental pour le développement d'une civilisation. Fuite volume II jette un regard décapant sur un monument culturel, la théorie de l'évolution. Il fait appel à des données provenant à la fois de l'anthropologie et de la philo de la science et expose les limites de la science.
The Sociology of the Professions: Lawyers, Doctors and Others
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
Dingwall and Lewis's renowned compilation of theorists and empirical researchers into the sociology of the professions was groundbreaking when first published in 1983 and has influenced scholars and professionals since. The new digital edition features a substantive new Foreword by Professor Sida Liu of the University of Wisconsin. Not limited to one occupation or field, as are many such studies.
The Protection of Children (Second Edition): State Intervention and Family Life
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,520. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
Robert Dingwall, John Eekelaar and Topsy Murray's classic study of law & social work in action is based on the most extensive investigation of child abuse/neglect in Britain. It follows cases from the first detection of mistreatment to the resolution (or otherwise) of the problem. Famed for coining the oft-used (and misplaced) phrase "the rule of optimism," the book is updated in the 2014 edition.
Fuite de l'Absolu: Observations cyniques sur l'Occident postmoderne. volume I
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,300. Language: French. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
En Occident, nos élites affirment que l’on peut vivre sans religion. L’anthropologie indique plutôt que toute civilisation est enracinée dans une vision du monde, une religion. Il faut se demander alors quelle est la religion occidentale dominante de l’Occident? Quelles sont ses croyances fondamentales? Quels groupes la propagent et quels sont ses mythes, ses rituels et méthodes de recrutement?
The Rebel
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 185,970. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
A handbook for the man of the future, The Rebel is a comprehensive guide to Osho as a planetary visionary.
The Sacred Matrix: From the Matrix of Violence to the Matrix of Life, The Foundation for a New Civilization
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,350. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014 by Verlag Meiga GbR. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
We all have a longing for a better world. Some of us even dare to think that such a world is actually possible, and that a world of peace, love, cooperation and abundance for all is necessary to our survival. "The Sacred Matrix" by Dieter Duhm is a manual on how to build such a new culture so that this profound yearning of humanity can be satisfied.
Bormla: A Struggling Community
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Price: $49.00 USD. Words: 102,690. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
Bormla: A Struggling Community is a landmark, mixed methods study in which JosAnn Cutajar presents the current situation of the people of this impoverished, historical, European city in the Maltese Islands. Measures that can be taken by the community, the nation and politicians are also presented, to heal the social ills of this city.
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.