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Guidelines To Active Workers
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 26,720. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Volunteer Work
Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba lays down the rules and principles to be followed in Sathya Sai Organizations all over the world. By following His guidelines, which are oriented towards transforming the individual, in order to enable him to walk the golden road of spirituality, we can promote our spiritual growth and hasten our arrival at our journey's end – home – to God.
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.
Borneo Trilogy Book 3 Sarawak Volume 2: Kalimantan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,700. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
Sarawak Malaysia is the second in the trilogy on Borneo and is a travelogue on rainforest and its Indigenous Peoples. Sarawak opens its heart of darkness, the rainforest when Frans Welman visits the interior and meets the peoples of the rainforests, Indigenous Peoples and peoples who exploit this rich and diverse ecosystem and habitat, Kayan, Kelabit and Bidayuh Peoples.
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.
(Almost) Uniquely Singapore - 18 Objects
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,850. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by We Green Solutions. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Ever wonder what the thumbdrive, SAR-21, Tiger Beer, RISIS orchid and the parking coupon have in common? These and another 13 objects are all (almost) uniquely Singapore in their origin or association with the city-state. This book, written by Singapore Management University undergraduates, tells the fascinating stories behind these objects.
Celebrating Love's Special Moments
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,280. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Holidays (non-religious)
(4.00 from 1 review)
This book deals with both formal and informal celebrations that surround love, whether expressed as a legal commitment, such as a wedding, or an emotional one such as retirement. To the old well -known occasions have been added a few innovations, including the celebration of separation when disillusioned partners are ready to break away; perhaps even willing to search out another love.
Resting Places of the Rich and Famous - R.I.P
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Price: Free! Words: 21,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 17, 2013 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Resting Places of the Rich & Famous explores the bizarre history of tombstone tourism, from greats like Beethoven or Fred Astaire, to royalty like Diana Princess of Wales; a woman whose untimely death inspired mass grief on a scale never before seen.
Filosofia del Lenguaje
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,580. Language: Spanish. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Historical & Comparative
En este estudio vamos desde las raíces del castellano, su expresividad, constitución y distinción, hasta el lenguaje y pensamiento. El tema es inagotable, pero está enriquecido con amplias reflexiones en torno a la dinámica epistemológica y científica del lenguaje.
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.
My Whispers of Horror: Letters Telling Women's True Tales from Ex-USSR Nations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,170. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
This is a collection of true stories from real women in Ukraine and Russia where they account for their experiences in domestic abuse, human trafficking, and many more serious human rights violations that they face. Such as a woman forced into prostitution by police, or a child nearly killed by her father for trying to defend her mother. Help make these voices heard.
Capitalism: the Unfairest System?
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
A Comprehensive Analysis of a Failed Economic Philosophy. The truths and fictions about Capitalism in the twenty-first century are explored and analyzed in detail with wit and humor from an accomplished author and experienced businessman. This treatise examines the many failures and bogus promises that Capitalism makes and tells us why it isn't working, never has, and never will.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Camp Planning for Displaced Persons (Air Force Handbook 10-222) - Safety, Gender Considerations, USAID, Humanitarian Relief, NGOs, Multinational Forces
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,750. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Camp construction for displaced persons (DPs) falls within military Foreign Humanitarian Assistance (FHA) operations. The tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) associated with FHA throughout this handbook can be directly applied to displaced persons camp planning and construction.
From Peasant Girls to Bangkok Masseuses
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 27,100. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade
In the poorer parts of the north and north-east of Thailand, peasant girls are induced to go to Bangkok and become prostitutes earning their living as "masseuses". Their remittances enable their families to meet their basic housing, water and education needs. The author portrays the world of these girls and then traces its relationship with the pattern of rural and national development.
Women and Sport in India and the World: Examining the History and Suggesting Policy Reforms
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
(5.00 from 1 review)
Do you know of female cricketers outperforming male counterparts while playing each other? Or about female car-racers who compete with men and win? Ever wondered what challenges female sportspersons face and have faced historically? What steps have been taken to promote gender equality in sport? And what more needs to be done? Here's a book that deals with these questions.
Elifin Öküzü ya da Sürprizler Kitabı
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 50,560. Language: Turkish. Published: September 23, 2013 by Propaganda Yayınları. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Morphology
Bu kitap 1000'i aşkın Türkçe sözcüğün inanılmaz tarihini, esprili ve kolay okunur bir dille anlatıyor, her gün kullandığımız sözcüklerin aralarındaki umulmadık köken ilişkilerini gözler önüne seriyor.
Chum for Thought: Throwing Ideas into Dangerous Waters
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 53,200. Language: American English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Collected essays: The new guy in a small conservative town radiates optimism as he explores values, virtues, and his faith in personal, community, and human progress. "His writing is humorous, bold, and adventurous all at once ... channeled through a facility for language and the music of words." He is variously friend, teacher, inquisitor, and voice crying out in the wilderness.
Somewhere in Oregon
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,550. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
A series of short stories about Oregon Giant Circles of rocks; maybe an ancient Indian astronomical observatory. A city literally made out of gold ore. A cowboy kid who outshines adult rodeo stars. Believe in Sasquatch or not, we’re always on the lookout for him! Ralph Nader’s Corvair scare debunked at a Corvair Lair.
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.
Deep Web for Journalists: Comms, Counter-Surveillance, Search
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,260. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2013 by E-Eye Digital Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Journalism has been transformed by the Internet and the Internet has opened journalists to levels of surveillance that would have horrified George Orwell. All journalists should be aware of the dangers they face in the digital world – the emerging battleground.
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.