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Collapse Now and Avoid the Rush: The Best of the Archdruid Report
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,720. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 150,880. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,350. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
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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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,000. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by TS Poetry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,540. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sexual abuse & harassment
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
Price: Free! Words: 23,170. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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
Price: $1.99 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: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,190. 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.
Insights and Interviews From the 2014 Families in Global Transition Conference: The Global Family Redefined
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Summertime Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Children's Studies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Almost 20 years ago, four women sat round an Indianapolis kitchen table and had a dream. They dreamed of creating a conference that would inspire, support, inform and encourage families living overseas. This book of insights and interviews, garnered from the 2014 event and written by the Parfitt Pascoe Writing Residents provides those who cannot make it to Washington DC a peek into what goes on.
A Costly American Hatred
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by Joseph Dole. 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
Price: $2.99 USD. 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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.