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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
Participatory Planning in Plan Preparation
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Price: Free! Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
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There are many practices in Delhi which is seen as a good example of participatory planning and the concerns arises when we want to replicate in other cities and towns then it becomes imperative to look in detail the process and their allied pros and cons so that a more effective model can be adapted and adopted for implementation.
Lifting the Veil of Secrets in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,880. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
Saudi Arabia is an ancient culture as old as time itself, yet filled with all the modern conveniences that money provides. Restless and looking for something new and exciting, two nurses traveled to this ancient kingdom to ply their skills and practice close personal contact—along with modern medical care—with people for whom slavery, buying wives, and female subjugation is just a way of life.
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.
The Changing Legal World of Adolescence
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
This work attempts to explain changes in the legal conception of adolescence as a stage of life and as a transition to adulthood. The intended audience includes lawyers and others—such as parents, professionals, and kids—puzzled by trends labeled "children's liberation" and "the revolution in juvenile justice." Much cited and long recognized as an authority, it is a classic of law & society.
Fortnight in the Philippines
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,190. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The personal account of a casualty extraction and medical evacuation pilot and her team during their mission to the devastated Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.
Chairman of the Party
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 31,410. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Dwight D. Eisenhower gave the United Sates a warning about the economic and social abuse of power when he talked about the military industrial complex in January of 1961. We would be a much stronger nation if he had also provided us with a warning about the political industrial complex. The abuse and voter manipulation through social and economic power threatens the very fabric of democracy.
Reducing Crime, Reducing Incarceration: Essays on Criminal Justice Innovation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
A new collection of compelling and challenging essays from one of the leading voices on criminal justice reform, it makes the argument that small changes on the ground can add up to big improvements in criminal justice. How do you launch a new justice reform? How do you measure impact? Is it possible to spread new practices to resistant audiences? Berman tells the tale of successful reforms.
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.
China Photos and Reflections: A Grassroots Look at Chinese Culture and the Chinese People
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,680. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
This photo narrative is a compilation of this author's experiences in China since 2001. During the past thirteen years I have had the opportunity to travel to China eight times, during which time I lived there a total of fourteen months. Those experiences are captured in my presentation, which contains a selection of photos that try to capture amazing China and its wonderful culture and people.
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?
One Woman’s Voice: And How Using Yours Can Start a Revolution
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
“We can have no ‘New Deal’ until large groups of people– particularly women– begin to have a revolution in thought.” (Eleanor Roosevelt) Written to help facilitate today's women in shaping the next generation into the leaders of tomorrow-simply by speaking up: intelligently & often! With a companion website for women to voice their opinions, this collective Women's Voice can come about, now.
We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
During the immigration period of 1880-1940 an unknown number of Sámi people (the indigenous people of Northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia) left Sápmi (Samiland; “Lapland”) for North America alongside Nordic peoples. The storytellers in this book give moving accounts of the history of their ancestors and tell their own stories of cultural revitalization.
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.
Changing Course: Preventing Gang Membership - Juvenile Crime, Youth Violence, Delinquency, Substance Abuse, Public Health Interventions, Homeboys, Girls and Gangs, Race and Ethnicity, Poverty
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
The goal of this book is to provide practitioners and policymakers with knowledge about why kids become involved in gangs and to offer effective and promising strategies that prevent them from doing so.
Leaving Little Havana: A Memoir of Miami’s Cuban Ghetto
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
While most memoirs by Cuban-Americans revolve around childhood scenes in Cuba and explore the experiences of a young man, Leaving Little Havana is the first refugee memoir to focus on a Cuban girl growing up in America, rising above the obstacles and clearing a path to her own American Dream.
The Human Women Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 25,960. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual behavior
Based on my experiences & the experiences of others , i have came up with The Human Women Guide which will guide people with dating and relationships .And give them a deeper understanding of the male and female mind
A Little Knowledge
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 77,390. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
A little knowledge may be a dangerous thing, but a lot of knowledge certainly is. These essays cover ground seldom touched on in schools.
Worldwide Conspiracy
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Series: The One, Book 3. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
Why do you agree to be member of a society where you are robbed, oppressed and weakened systematically? Because you are important part of this entire scheme called Human Society, whoever you are, and you know it, since it cannot operate without you. Can this scheme be so flawless and important to continue undisturbed for centuries, or is there something else behind the scenes, escaping awareness?
Mysteries in The Quilter's Quarters: Book 1, The Quilter's Quarters
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,150. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The Quilter's Quarters is part memoir, part story, part how-to and part journal. The book contains brief stories of several quilts. It also introduces Helen and Henry, and elderly, happily married couple who own a small toy and quilt shop. This first issue includes the first mystery they will encounter through the series. The print version includes a full color photo album of thirty quilts.