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The Wicked Lady
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Wicked Lady is a 350 year old legend of a lady highwayman. Her name was Katherine Ferrers who lived at Markyate Cell, Hertfordshire. One night she was shot and mortally wounded, rode back to Markyate where she died and was buried in Ware, Herts. Her ghost is said to haunt the area still. The legend is retold along with the life of the Katherine Ferrers and the truth revealed.
My Whispers of Horror: Letters Telling Women's True Tales from Ex-USSR Nations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,170. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
This is a collection of true stories from real women in Ukraine and Russia where they account for their experiences in domestic abuse, human trafficking, and many more serious human rights violations that they face. Such as a woman forced into prostitution by police, or a child nearly killed by her father for trying to defend her mother. Help make these voices heard.
Choosing Assessment & Evaluation Tools for Practice
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Assessment and evaluation tools can contribute to practice effectiveness if social service professionals choose them well. This paper provides guidelines for choosing tools for practice. Topics include standardized instruments, self-constructed instruments, and the importance of using tools that practitioners find useful.
Social Truths
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Price: $2.69 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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Social Truths is about better understanding society to better understand ourselves. This book lays out a buffet of sociological nuggets about society, allowing you to take in deep concepts in bite-sized ways that are easily digestible and surprisingly delicious. Bon appetit!
Grounded Theory, Deductive Qualitative Analysis, & Social Work Research
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
This paper updates an earlier version published more than 15 years ago (Gilgun, 1994c). I kept an emphasis on grounded theory research, but I added information on how to use literature reviews and hypothesis-testing in qualitative research. These additions are responsive to funders and dissertation committees who expect literature reviews and conceptual frameworks.
Louisa’s Journey - England to Canada in 1913
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Louisa’s true story of emigrating from England to Canada was captured by her granddaughter for a high school history project. Her ability to rise above challenges and to stand up for what is right is truly inspirational. Her story motivates us to find the strength and courage to overcome obstacles in our way and to create a better life for ourselves.
Methodological Pluralism and Qualitative Family Research
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
This 100-page article is for graduate students and more experienced researchers who are looking for a relatively brief yet in-depth look at the roots of today's qualitative research. The article is divided into three sections, the early history, the middle years, and contemporary times.
Real Life Knowledge: Economic Literacy in Improving Student Achievement and the Quality of Education
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
“Every event whether embedded in a class in history or social studies, has an underlying economic subtext” (Catalbiano 2013, P. 34)
A Single Swim
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
A Single Swim follows Courtney Nash's life and death, taking a close look into an amoebic infection few people know about - until it's too late. Tracing as far back as 1960s, Naegleria fowleri and the resulting infection of this parasite have taken more than a dozen lives, with a fatality rate of nearly 100%. This book tells the stories of those victims, and what can happen after a single swim.
'Your Neighbours' The Gypsies in Australia
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Kate tells of the little-known history and culture of the Gypsies in Australia from the First Fleet to the present day. By drawing on the oral history of the Romani and the written word of the non-Gypsies, her cultural heritage and five years of recent itinerant research, she reveals how this maligned, landless, ethnic nation has brought the best of their culture to share with their neighbours.