Nonfiction » Social Science

Sub-categories: Sociology | Women's studies | Social psychology | Disasters & Disaster Relief | Anthropology / Cultural | Criminology | Mythology, folklore and legend | Customs & Traditions | Anthropology | Agriculture & food | Immigration and Emigration | Global society studies | All sub-categories >>
Participatory Planning in Plan Preparation
Price: Free! Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,880. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 208,750. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Emigration & Immigration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Law » Child Advocacy
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,190. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 31,410. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 105,990. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » History » Military
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,680. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies, Essay » Sociology
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.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,770. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Essay » Sociology
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
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 133,870. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013 by Laura Dawn Lewis. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing, Nonfiction » Social Science » Holidays (non-religious)
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
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
Price: Free! Words: 25,960. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual behavior, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 77,390. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
A little knowledge may be a dangerous thing, but a lot of knowledge certainly is. These essays cover ground seldom touched on in schools.
The Human Conspiracy
Series: The One, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 64,450. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » Social Science » Freemasonry & Secret Societies
Prepare to go beyond ordinary knowledge and common conspiracies, deeper in the past, beyond History and Religion, to form a comprehensive understanding of the Human Conspiracy, and through it, to achieve a comprehensive understanding of your very origins and beliefs, of who you are in Society, and of the very role that you play in this Reality and beyond!
Mysteries in The Quilter's Quarters: Book 1, The Quilter's Quarters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,150. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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.
Reiseleiter - Herr oder Diener
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 42,560. Language: German. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Dieses Buch zeigt die Lebenswelt des Reiseleiters. Seine Strategien des Handelns auf Reisen. Durch Erzählungen, Anekdoten,Darstellungen und Interpretationen von Situationen, denen der Reiseleiter ausgesetzt ist. Der Illusion der Freiheit und Gemütlichkeit des Tätigkeitsbereiches, wie es aus der romantisch verklärten Sicht vieler Reisenden erscheint, steht eine ganz andere Realität gegenüber