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Signs And Symbols In Education: Educational Semiotics
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015 by Deep University Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Language experience approach
Educational Semiotics is a highly original work of scholarship. In four ingeniously designed studies, Tochon demonstrates how semiotic analysis can be used to deconstruct the professional learning experiences of preservice teachers. These studies offer startling insights into the creative application of semiotic methods and the understanding of long standing issues in teacher education.
Cartesian Nuts: Rewriting the Platonic Androgyne in Angela Carter’s Japanese Surrealism, Femspec Issue 6.2, 2005
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
“In her otherwise largely realist fiction before Japan, Carter often used a male protagonist, her feminism consisted mainly of female characters’ exploitation and final destruction or violently taking the role of the male characters. This binary, as it happens, informs Carter’s analysis of Sade’s work, where women are classified into two types."
Bluestockings Beware: Cultural Backlash and the Reconfiguration of the Witch in Popular Nineteenth-Century Literature. Femspec Issue 6.2, 2005
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The author “decided to view four nineteenth century short stories that reflect this cultural linkage through the looking glass of narratives of American witch-hunting, Puritan theology, and the history of women’s changing roles in mid-nineteenth century America."
The Evolution of Her: Redefining Your Beliefs about Your Feminine Identity
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,730. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
A fascinating evolution of identity is occurring in which women everywhere are redefining themselves. The Evolution of Her describes how we can take part in this thrilling cultural movement by living the lives we want instead of following society’s prescriptive life plan.
Demography is Politics: How We Control Demographic Change
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,400. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
Most people assume that vast demographic changes over the next forty years are an unalterable fact of differences in births, deaths, and migration between groups. That's a mistake. With provocative and persuasive narrative, research and prose, the book will explore how politics can hasten or slow demographic change.
America Free Enterprise The True Racist
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Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
This book provides a serious critique of capitalism, especially the form practiced by the United States. The suggestion of the author is that America's Free Enterprise is at the root of the country's race problem...
Known to Social Services
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
Written from life experience and ringing with authenticity, Known to Social Services follows Diane Foster, a dedicated social worker, into the grim, grey world of the Deacon Hill estate in Millbrook and the tormented lives of its inhabitants.
Feminist Bloggers: The 2014 Collection
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Price: Free! Words: 18,590. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
This collection of 20 feminist essays by 8 authors, covers a broad range of topics from feminism as a political label, to rape culture, to various perspectives on education. This volume also includes several pieces about how marketing addresses women and how mass media represent them. Every essay was originally published as part of a blog series hoping to generate a discussion.
Rumors of Water: Thoughts on Creativity & Writing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,100. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by TS Poetry Press. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
An Annie Dillard-style writing book that follows the writer's life as much as her philosophy about creativity and writing. Aspiring and accomplished writers will find a place to breathe, in both the memoir-stories and tips that seamlessly address major aspects of creative life—from inspiration to individual voice; from helpful habits, networking and publishing, to reasons we create and write.
Collapse Now and Avoid the Rush: The Best of the Archdruid Report
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,720. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 150,880. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
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.
How to Read a Poem: Based on the Billy Collins Poem "Introduction to Poetry"
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015 by TS Poetry Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
How to Read a Poem uses images like the mouse, the hive, the switch (from the Billy Collins poem "Introduction to Poetry")—to guide readers into new ways of understanding poems. Excellent teaching tool. Anthology included.
The Woman I Was Born To Be
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,350. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
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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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,000. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by TS Poetry Press. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,540. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
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
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Price: Free! Words: 23,170. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015 by Amakella Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,950. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015 by Idea Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Services
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,160. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,160. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Category: 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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Summertime Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Children's Studies
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.