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A Parental Certificate System
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,950. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015 by Idea Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Services, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
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
Price: Free! Words: 26,150. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
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
Altering Perceptions By Exploring The Question Of Culture
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,160. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Through this reading we will have the opportunity to learn about one of the many coexisting subcultures. Who are the blind and is this a culture of blindness? Be ready to learn about a group of people that live their lives among the sighted but are many times in the invisible.
A Costly American Hatred
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by Joseph. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
A Costly American Hatred is an in-depth look at how America’s hatred of “criminals” has led the nation down an expensive path that not only ostracizes and demonizes an ever growing segment of the population, but is also now so pervasive that it is counterproductive to the goals of reducing crime and keeping society safe, wastes enormous resources, and destroys human lives.
Il ritorno del Califfato: L'ISIS in Siria ed Iraq - Lo Stato islamico e lo sconvolgimento dell’ordine regionale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,230. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2015 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies
Il fenomeno inedito dello Stato islamico in Medio Oriente non finisce di far parlare di sé a causa della sua violenza, ma anche dell’inquietudine che genera nell’area mediorientale e sopratutto nell'Occidente.
A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,670. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
One of Joseph Campbell's most popular, most quoted works, A Joseph Campbell Companion is a treasure trove of insight and inspiration, thought-provoking in its depth, poetic in its scope. Drawn from a month-long workshop at the world-famous Esalen Institute held in celebration of the scholar's eightieth birthday, the Companion captures Campbell at his best: wise, funny, intelligent, and inspiring.
Four Pack: Four Essays on Aspects of Human Nature
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,490. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by WingSpan Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
You only have to know about two things to know that world peace is possible—baboons and Europe. By studying one amazing band of baboons in a tiny spot in East Africa and by studying modern Europe (current population about 600 million), one discovers not only that world peace is possible, one discerns the exact formula for achieving it. The “Forest Troop” of African savannah baboons combines with t
State of Power 2015: An annual anthology on global power and resistance
Series: State of Power. Price: Free! Words: 43,880. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
State of Power seeks to examine different dimensions of globalised power, unmasking the key holders of power and identifying sources of transformative counter-power. The essays cover an impressive breadth of themes, from corporate law to the dominance of the financial sector, from big mining to food speculation, to the struggles challenging power in Mexico, Mozambique, Italy and Greece.
La strategia del canguro - L'Australia tra l'alleato americano ed il partner cinese.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,230. Language: Italian. Published: January 24, 2015 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
L'Australia oggi intende giocare un ruolo sempre più attivo come Potenza regionale inserita nella fondamentale area geopolitica del Pacifico asiatico.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Guide for All-Hazard Emergency Operations Planning (EOP) State and Local Guide (SLG) 101, Earthquake, Hurricane, Flood and Dam Failure
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,630. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This State and Local Guide (SLG) provides emergency managers and other emergency services personnel with information on FEMA's concept for developing risk-based, all-hazard emergency operations plans.
A Derailment
Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,280. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
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Tells of our hero's attempt to grasp the nature of seasons, English Speaking People, the London Underground and the domination of Saxons by their Norman overlords.
Everyone's An Asshole Except Kids and Seniors: A Book of Normal Thinking
Price: Free! Words: 24,110. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
The feel-good quotes flooding our social media walls often confuse rather than inspire, keep us dissatisfied in our relationships and jobs, and make us feel like we’re never good enough. Thankfully, this book is full of logical and factual thoughts that explain how, despite the world continuing to get worse, the problems you may be having in it have little to do with you.
Myths to Live By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,470. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Joseph Campbell famously compared mythology to a kangaroo pouch for the human mind and spirit: "a womb with a view." In Myths to Live By, he examines all of the ways in which myth supports and guides us, giving our lives meaning.
Rise of the Drone
You set the price! Words: 26,690. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Intelligence is a raffle. All classes produce their quota of genius, competence, mediocrity and the cognitively impaired. The vast majority are in the middle, encompassing competence and mediocrity. This book is about the mediocre but more particularly the mediocre that are born into the upper and middle classes. The problem is that they need somewhere to go.
Adaptive Society: Biology Supports Global Law, Consensual Government, and Sustainable Technology
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,420. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
Adaptive Society explains why industrial civilization does not “fit” human needs and creates warfare, 80% of disease, extreme wealth differentials, dysfunctional families, dwindling childbirth, state corruption, and high drug consumption. Science can fix everything, but only if humans unite under natural global law, and revert to their naturally evolved, and decentralized, social organization.
Be a Hobbit, Save the Earth: the Guide to Sustainable Shire Living
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 185,120. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Be a Hobbit examines the problems facing the Earth today through the lens of Tolkien’s world. Middle Earth faced destruction from Sauron and Saruman; our world is under attack from the 'Two Towers’: Ignorance & Fear, and Poverty & Greed. Our world has lost its 'Shireness.' Be a Hobbit is a guide to bringing it back, from the bottom up: one Hobbit, one home, and one Shire at a time.
Bully-Crossing The Line
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,750. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
Three junior high school students are drawn into the world of bullying, their friendship is tested as they each deal with how it affects them.
Prayer Rain: Breakthrough Prayers For Investment-Based Immigration & Permanent Residency
Price: $6.97 USD. Words: 22,150. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by One Life Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Prayerbooks / Christian, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Every year, most developed countries reserve a quota of permanent residency and immigrant visas for business-persons and investors from all over the world. This book contains the prayer points that will give you the spiritual tools of divine assistance in meeting and exceeding any immigration requirement set by any country.
Prayer Rain: Breakthrough Prayers For Family-Sponsored Immigration & Permanent Residency
Price: $6.97 USD. Words: 27,070. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by One Life Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Prayerbooks / Christian, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
If you have a family member such as a spouse, grown-up child, parent or sibling living in a country in which you desire to emigrate and you need divine assistance to help you begin and complete the process, “Prayer Rain: Breakthrough Prayers For Family-Sponsored Permanent Residency” is the only book of its kind available that contains the word and prayers that will move God to work in your favor.
Prayer Rain: Breakthrough Prayers For Employment-Based Immigration & Permanent Residency
Price: $6.97 USD. Words: 23,420. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by One Life Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Prayerbooks / Christian, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
If you have sought-after and internationally relevant knowledge, skills and know-how, one of the best ways of obtaining permanent residency in most developed countries of the world is by employment. If you are such a person, you need prayers that will make employers in your country of interest take notice of you and give you the job of destiny.