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Islamic Fundamentalism in Egyptian Politics
Price: Free! Words: 158,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The purpose of this book is to identify and analyze the political positions of Egyptian Islamic fundamentalist movements and their chances for seizing power.
مختصر الثقافة السياسية
Price: Free! Words: 49,550. Language: Arabic. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
القصد من هذا الكتاب تزويد القارئ بمعلومات مختصرة عن مواضيع ومصطلحات سياسية تتردد كثيرا في وسائل الإعلام، بلغة سهلة دون الخوض في الجانب التاريخي لتلك المواضيع والمصطلحات، لينهل منها القارئ ثقافة سياسية تساعده على اللحاق بالركب ومعرفة ما يدور من أحداث متسارعة وسقوط حكومات وأنظمة واحدة تلو الأخرى وظهور مفاهيم ومصطلحات سياسية صاحبت تلك الأحداث والتطورات.
Say No To Guns: Why Gun Control Will Solve Our Problems
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Geoff Wells. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This is a topic that will be a hot topic for quite a while and as it is an international concern it is best to be apprised of the situation as it can affect anybody at all. The author leaves you to form your own opinion at the end of it all. Sure persons have a right to bear arms but to what extent does it get out of control and require the intervention of the government?
Il ritorno dell'Impero di Mezzo
Series: Incroci, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,980. Language: Italian. Published: February 5, 2013 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
La grande strategia della Repubblica Popolare Cinese in Asia nel XXI secolo.
Shiism and Sectarian Conflict in Pakistan - Identity Politics, Iranian Influence, and Tit-for-Tat Violence - Shia and Sunni, Taliban, Haqqani Network, APSC, Iranian Influence, Benazir Bhutto
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Issues surrounding militancy among the Shi'a community in the Shi'a heartland and beyond continue to occupy scholars and policymakers. During the past year, Iran has continued its efforts to extend its influence abroad by strengthening strategic ties with key players in international affairs, including Brazil and Turkey.
Edges of Radicalization: Ideas, Individuals and Networks in Violent Extremism - Osama bin Laden, Al Qaida, Lone Wolves, Social Networks and the Internet, Counterculture and Jihad, Homophily
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,320. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This study argues that the spread of violent extremism cannot be fully understood as an ideological or social phenomenon, but must be viewed as a process that integrates the two forces in a coevolutionary manner.
Rzeczy Wspólne nr 11(1/2013)
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 52,320. Language: Polish. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Rzeczy Wspólne" powstały po to, aby poważnie mówić o polityce na przekór niepoważnym czasom. Nie interesują nas pyskówki ani personalne roszady - zajmujemy się sprawami o zasadniczym znaczeniu dla Polski. Celem "Rzeczy Wspólnych" jest aktualizacja polskiego republikanizmu, który uważamy za naszą najlepszą tradycję polityczną.
Forging Swords into Plows: A Twenty-First Century Christian Perspective on War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Forging Swords into Plows examines the historic Christian perspectives on war (holy war, pacifism, and just war). The book advocates expanding Just War Theory to include jus post bellum criteria, then uses the updated model as a framework for comparing the Christian, Jewish, and Islamic perspectives on war and assessing the justness of the U.S. invasions and occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq.
You’re a Republican!
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 41,260. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
THE POLITICAL CONVERSATION YOUR MOTHER TOLD YOU NEVER TO HAVE From the opening toast, listen in and learn as two couples from different parties and backgrounds explore a political conversation their mother never wanted them to have. There is no name calling, just one couple trying to explain to another why they vote Republican.
Sensual Preciousness, Volume 2
Price: Free! Words: 156,560. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
"Sensual Preciousness" introduces the Earthfolk vision and practices of intimacy. A fundamentally distinct way of understanding what it means to be human, and how humans as individuals and communities can interact. Offering a vision about the transformation termed "globalization.” Offering an analysis accompanied by personal rituals and practices for experiencing one’s sensual preciousness.
Sensual Preciousness, Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 99,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Sensual Preciousness introduces the Earthfolk vision and practices of intimacy. A fundamentally distinct way of understanding what it means to be human and how humans can interact with each other. Concerned about the worldwide upheaval termed “globalization.” Offering an emotional and intellectual analysis accompanied by personal rituals and practices for experiencing one’s sensual preciousness.
The Virtual State and the Fall of Empires: Digital Rights Management, Virtual Rights, and the Decline of the Nation-State System
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,720. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / general, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
We may use public policy and software design to address contemporary issues online today, extend constitutional rights into virtual space, and build a foundation for a digital society. Digital life, liberty, and happiness . . . .
Faulty Assumptions: Why Blaming Teachers Won't Fix Public Schools
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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Faulty Assumptions is a poignant, accessible, and fresh look at the world of public school education guaranteed to challenge the current dialogue about where America should be looking for answers to the nation’s education woes.
Emergency Economy: A PFRI Paper by Dr. Imran Chaudhry and Saleena Karim
Price: Free! Words: 7,930. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Essay » Sociology
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This paper, produced by the Pakistan First Research Institute (PFRI), presents a two-pronged contingency model for a sustainable microeconomy in Pakistan’s context.
Essays for the 99% - The Collection - Class Warfare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,520. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
"Well if you want to hear what most of us are thinking read this book."~~"This writer is spot on . . . making him one of the biggest dreamers in America at the present time. His writing is eloquent and concise."~~The "Essays for the 99%" are the voice of the speechless, the dream of the hopeless, and the passion of the true Patriots who love this great nation enough to want to save it.
Outlaw or American Patriot?
Price: Free! Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
"Resist illegitimate authority!" meant both religious and secular authority as they waged the Vietnam War. Inspired by the visions of Vatican Council II and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, like other "Catholic Radicals," I destroyed tens of thousands of draft cards as one of the "Minnesota 8." Why did I do it? What did my trial and prison do to me? Dread-filled times waging "Peace, now!" MLK & Lennon!
The Chinese Navy: Expanding Capabilities, Evolving Roles - Senkakus, Taiwan, Diaoyu, Paracel, Spratly Islands, Fishery Disputes, Vessels and Equipment, Submarines, Ships, Aircraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,270. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Few issues are as important to U.S. national security analysts as China's military modernization, a process that has benefited directly from the past two decades of dramatic economic expansion. This book addresses the Chinese navy—the People's Liberation Army Navy, or PLAN—the service that has most dramatically benefited from increased defense funding.
2013 President Barack Obama Inaugural Address, the 2009 Obama Inaugural Address, and Campaign Speeches from the Presidential Campaign of 2012 Against Republican Mitt Romney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 380,380. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
The official transcript of the Inaugural Address delivered by President Barack Obama on January 21, 2013 is presented, along with several other inaugural-activity event transcripts, and the 2009 address.
Love the Least (A Lot)
Price: Free! Words: 40,430. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Abort73.com founder and director, Michael Spielman, explains why abortion-vulnerable children are as qualified to wear the "least of these" label as any victim class in the world. Whatever we fail to do in their defense, we fail to do for Christ.
Outlaw Visions
Price: Free! Words: 125,410. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Theology
Outlaw Visions wends through monastic hallways, trial courtrooms, prison cells, onto campuses to engage young activists. I shouted “Peace! Peace!” and heard “Criminal!” We descend into prison’s hellish darkness where I existed as a subhuman. You are invited to transform you own subhumanness through ritual practices envisioning yourself as an "Earthfolk" peacefully at home on the Living Earth.