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Social Safeguards: Avoiding the Unintended Impacts of Development
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,960. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015 by Amakella Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
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.
Daughters of Distance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
What does it mean to be a female in endurance sport? Hundreds of women open up about their realities as athletes, wives, girlfriends and mothers. From the intimacy of the bedroom to the community of competition, some of these stories will encourage and uplift. Others will surprise and infuriate. Welcome to the beautiful and complicated world of strong women.
Blueprint to Utopia
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Great utopian works have the power to transcend time and live in the minds and hearts of readers forever. The challenge with most utopian visions has been the tendency towards the unattainable, towards fantasy; rather than, reality. Blueprint to Utopia means to end this problem by providing a credible roadmap to maximizing the laws of man through social evolution.
Love is Work: Hashtags About Love, Life and Everything in Between
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You set the price! Words: 33,730. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
This book, much like the one before it, is not only a collection of thoughts and musings that have been inspired by my own experiences and observations, but an exploration into the many debates and conversations I've had with others as we try to make sense
SPSS for you
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,650. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015 by MJP Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Mathematical & statistical software
This book sequentially introduces the reader to the SPSS for Windows and enables them to enter and format data, run the analysis, draw different kinds of diagrams and graphs and interpret data. Each chapter is written in a simple systematic way like a tutorial that guides a learner through a series of exercises, with numerous screenshots showing how the screen should look like at various steps.
Mathurin
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Series: The Rabbit of Usk. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,550. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Tells of our hero's preoccupation with the initials JH, the failure of King Alfred, the Sabean understanding of punishment, the Sheedi veneration of the crocodile, the continuing domination of Saxons by their Norman Overlords, and onward into the world.
Introduction to Conducting Private Investigations: Private Investigator Entry Level (02E)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 75,730. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Coventry House Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
"Introduction to Conducting Private Investigations" provides the essential tools you need to become a successful private investigator. From conducting straightforward background investigations to more complicated cases involving accidents and fraud, you will learn the critical skills needed to conduct all types of investigations and build a thriving business.
Signs And Symbols In Education: Educational Semiotics
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015 by Deep University Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Language experience approach
Educational Semiotics is a highly original work of scholarship. In four ingeniously designed studies, Tochon demonstrates how semiotic analysis can be used to deconstruct the professional learning experiences of preservice teachers. These studies offer startling insights into the creative application of semiotic methods and the understanding of long standing issues in teacher education.
The Evolution of Her: Redefining Your Beliefs about Your Feminine Identity
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,790. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
A fascinating evolution of identity is occurring in which women everywhere are redefining themselves. The Evolution of Her describes how we can take part in this thrilling cultural movement by living the lives we want instead of following society’s prescriptive life plan.
Demography is Politics: How We Control Demographic Change
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,400. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Most people assume that vast demographic changes over the next forty years are an unalterable fact of differences in births, deaths, and migration between groups. That's a mistake. With provocative and persuasive narrative, research and prose, the book will explore how politics can hasten or slow demographic change.
Known to Social Services
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
Written from life experience and ringing with authenticity, Known to Social Services follows Diane Foster, a dedicated social worker, into the grim, grey world of the Deacon Hill estate in Millbrook and the tormented lives of its inhabitants.
Rumors of Water: Thoughts on Creativity & Writing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,100. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by TS Poetry Press. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
An Annie Dillard-style writing book that follows the writer's life as much as her philosophy about creativity and writing. Aspiring and accomplished writers will find a place to breathe, in both the memoir-stories and tips that seamlessly address major aspects of creative life—from inspiration to individual voice; from helpful habits, networking and publishing, to reasons we create and write.
Collapse Now and Avoid the Rush: The Best of the Archdruid Report
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,720. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Since 2006, author John Michael Greer has been sharing his perspectives on the fate of industrial civilization and more on his weekly blog, The Archdruid Report. His writing, both highly engaging and rooted in a depth of broad scholarship, has earned him thousands of readers who want to understand the trajectory our world has taken. Collapse Now and Avoid the Rush includes some of his best essays.
Women in Islamic Societies: A Selected Review of Social Scientific Literature - Monolithic Stereotype Succumbs to Multi-Faceted Empirical Studies on Muslim Women, Sex-Role Ideologies, Sacred Texts
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 150,880. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
This study provides a literature review of recent empirical social science scholarship that addresses the actualities of women's lives in Muslim societies across multiple geographic regions.
The Woman I Was Born To Be
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,350. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Told with truth, humor and flair, this is the autobiography of one transsexual's wild ride from boyhood as Alfred Brevard ("Buddy") Crenshaw in rural Tennessee to voluptuous female entertainer in Hollywood. This memoir is a rare pre-Women's Movement account of coming to terms with gender identity.
On Being a Writer: 12 Simple Habits for a Writing Life that Lasts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,000. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by TS Poetry Press. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
Gain insights about developing a sustainable writing career, through helpful stories from the authors’ established writing careers. Overall, explore twelve simple (but vital) habits for being a successful writer—through journaling, writing prompts, bonus activities, and discussion questions.
Essential Guide to Child Abuse and Missing Children: Law Enforcement and Family Response, Injuries, Illness, Fatalities, STDs and Sexual Abuse, Battered Child Syndrome, Burn Injuries, AMBER Alert
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,540. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook compilation reproduces official documents about child abuse and missing children.
Indigenous Peoples and Tropical Biodiversity: Analytical Considerations for Conservation and Development
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Price: Free! Words: 23,170. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015 by Amakella Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Achieving environmental conservation and socioeconomic development is a challenging endeavor, particularly when we do not have the necessary tools to develop a clear understanding of the dynamic relationship between indigenous communities and biodiversity in tropical forests. This book provides elements that are crucial to understanding the changing nature of indigenous environmental behavior.
A Parental Certificate System
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,950. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015 by Idea Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Services
Is ‘A Parental Certificate System’ the future of parenting? The proposed system may one day change the way our entire human species approaches the paradigm that is human procreation and parenting. The first major hurdle will be to see if White’s findings and recommendations succeed in building a consensus amongst policy makers and the public alike.
African in the 21st Century
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,160. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions
What is the role of an African in the 21st century? The book seeks to ask Africans worldwide about their role in global issues as they relate to wealth and economic prosperity. Prior to the start of the 20th century the role of Africans was already largely defined, however in the 21st century Africans have not defined their roles as visibly as the West and Asia-Pacific have done. Jerry Skhosana