Nonfiction » Social Science

Sub-categories: Sociology | Agriculture & food | Social psychology | Women's studies | Mythology, folklore and legend | Disasters & Disaster Relief | Anthropology / Cultural | Criminology | Customs & Traditions | Gender studies | Feminism & Feminist Theory | Immigration and Emigration | All sub-categories >>
Cahier Edgar Morin
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 147,250. Language: French. Published: April 11, 2016 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Dirigé par François L’Yvonnet. Edgar Morin a pu passer pour une sorte d’ amateur de génie. Après une jeunesse héroïque dans la Résistance, il se fit tour à tour sociologue, anthropologue, épistémologue, cinéaste, diariste. Sans être jamais exclusivement l’ un ou l’autre. Mais avec le temps, avec le recul des années, son œuvre apparaît de plus en plus clairement dans sa rigoureuse cohérence.
Leading Air Mobility Operations in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies - Joint Doctrine Review and Analysis, Practical Realities for Mission and Political Success, Who Moved My Cheese?
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,500. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides an educational foundation for Mobility Air Forces (MAF) charged with leadership of complex humanitarian emergencies (CHE).
100 Bigfoot Nights: The Paranormal Link
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,350. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016 by Vegas Pulse LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Volume 3 of the 100 Bigfoot Nights series, Christine Dela Parker continues to tell the true story of a family living under siege. Christine and her husband, Dean, spend their nights watching cameras, listening to microphones, and protecting the family against all things sent to destroy them.
Feminine Mysticism: the Secrets of the Empowered Feminine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
A huge perspective opens on these pages into the cosmic dance of feminine and masculine, the amazing unfolding of planetary and human evolution...Feminine Mysticism offers practical tools for deepening one's self-awareness and for tackling the challenges of everyday life. The Great Council of Grandmothers speaks the same message: It is time for all women to heal the world by becoming the powerful
Command and Control of Military Forces in the Homeland - Lack of Unity of Effort between National Guard and Federal Military Forces in Disasters and WMD Incidents, Posse Comitatus, Hurricane Katrina
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,120. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study examines the question of how command and control of military forces in support of civil authority can be achieved when the scope of a crisis requires federal involvement.
Zombie Factor
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 42,600. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
ZOMBIE FACTOR is a study about the determinant factor of changing in people and society. In people are presented as indicative of a biological change in puberty. It is the transition from child to adult. In societies it occurs when human groups reach the top of the social organization and begins the decline until the dissolution of the social model.
Unnatural Encounters: Only in Trinidad and Tobago
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,530. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Step into a world of Trinbagonian folklore and fantasy, where supernatural characters come to life. This collection of stories highlights the rich and diverse culture of Trinidad and Tobago, bringing to life some of our local customs and traditions. Immerse yourself in a world where fantasy and Caribbean life intertwine, and indulge in the vibrancy that is the Trini life.
Triadi - La minaccia occulta della criminalità cinese nel Mondo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: Italian. Published: March 22, 2016 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In questo libro vengono descritte le triadi cinesi attive in tutti i settori criminali e con ramificazioni in tutto il Mondo, compresa l'Italia.
Factor Zombi
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 44,690. Language: Spanish. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
FACTOR ZOMBI es un estudio sobre el factor determinante para el cambio de las personas y la sociedad. En la personas se presenta como el indicativo de un cambio biológico en la pubertad. Es la transición del niño al adulto. En las sociedades se presenta cuando los grupos humanos alcanzan la cúspide de la organización social y comienza el declive hasta la disolución de ese modelo social.
Ley Sharía para No-Musulmanes
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: Spanish. Published: March 19, 2016 by CSPI International. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies, Nonfiction » Law » Islamic law
El Islam es un sistema político con su propio cuerpo de leyes denominada Sharía. La ley Sharía está basada en principios totalmente diferentes a nuestras leyes. Gran parte de estas leyes se refiere al no-musulmán. ¿Qué significa la ley Sharía para los ciudadanos de este Estado? ¿Cómo nos afecta?
Mythbusting the Cult of Confucius
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 172,310. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
The mythbusting book about China the world needs, this book rocks the boat. It explains Chinese culture with reference to Confucianism being a brutal control system rather than wisdom. It also takes a compassionate understanding of the Chinese people as victims of some of the worst human rights abuses ever perpetrated. Plainly written, it clarifies the so-called mysteries.
Parenting Teen Boys: 20 Ways to Grow a Cub into a Lion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,790. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016 by PCI Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Social Science » Men's Studies
“Parenting Teen Boys" aims to help you understand what matters to your teen and how you can influence his life. Teenagers, most especially teenage boys, struggle a lot in their youth, trying to conform to their peers. It can be hard as a parent to understand these complexities. This book will bring powerful insights and strategies on how raising teenage boys can be done the right way.
Forty years of community-based forestry: A review of its extent and effectiveness
Price: Free! Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication is FAO’s first comprehensive look at the impact of community-based forestry since previous reviews in 1991 and 2001. It considers both collaborative regimes (forestry practised on land with formal communal tenure requiring collective action) and smallholder forestry (on land that is generally privately owned).
Poverty & Despair vs. Education & Opportunity
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,510. Language: American English. Published: March 13, 2016 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
Considering that the total costs of poverty, the common bond and requirement among these populations include experiential expertise, responsibility, authority, accountability, an understanding of the poverty arena, compassion and a demonstrated goal-oriented leadership and commitment to ending poverty!
Développer des chaînes de valeur alimentaires durables - Principes directeurs
Price: Free! Words: 29,590. Language: French. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Destinée aux décideurs politiques, aux concepteurs de projets et aux acteurs de terrain, la présente publication jette les bases théoriques d’une nouvelle série de manuels de la FAO consacrée au développement de chaînes de valeur alimentaires durables.
Desarrollo de cadenas de valor alimentarias sostenibles
Price: Free! Words: 29,590. Language: Spanish. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Esta publicación, destinada a responsables de la formulación de políticas, encargados de diseñar proyectos y profesionales sobre el terreno, proporciona las bases conceptuales de un nuevo conjunto de manuales de la FAO sobre el desarrollo de cadenas de valor alimentarias sostenibles.
Enhancing the potential of family farming for poverty reduction and food security through gender-sensitive rural advisory services
Price: Free! Words: 22,530. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
Rural advisory services (RAS) can play an important role in addressing gender inequalities. This paper is based on an examination of a broad selection of existing literature on gender-sensitive RAS. It looks at gender-differentiated barriers in access to RAS and challenges of effectively targeting women family farmers when delivering these services.
Fishing operations. 3. Best practices to improve safety at sea in the fisheries sector
Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
These guidelines have been produced to support implementation of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries with regard to safety at sea in the fisheries sector. Their purpose is to enable relevant authorities to develop and implement strategies aimed at improved safety, health and conditions of service at sea in capture fisheries and aquaculture operations.
Directory of Filipinists in Australia and Bibliography
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,550. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories, Nonfiction » Social Science » Regional studies
This publication lists the names, qualifications and interests of Filipinists in Australia and former residents who have made significant contributions to Philippine studies in Australia, Dissertations on the Philippines undertaken at Australian and other Universities, and an extensive bibliography of both published and unpublished material on the Philippines by those listed above.
To Steal a Child
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 231,530. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
A case history of child abduction. “There is always a better way to do things.” D.L.Baron