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Thoughts
Price: Free! Words: 22,680. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Life is rarely black and white. In fact it is many different shades of grey. Accordingly, Thoughts challenges modern conceptions of race, politics, terrorism, morality and ethics, war, drug use, immigration, abortion, and the role of government in the affairs of private citizens. This book contains essays that not only stretch the imagination, but present revolutionary answers to old problems.
Applied Ethics: The Philosophy of Right and Wrong
Price: Free! Words: 42,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 22, 2015 by University of Nottingham. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Applied Ethics: The Philosophy of Right and Wrong is a learning resource from the University of Nottingham that explores what makes our actions and beliefs right or wrong. Authors Dr Isabel Gois and Dr Christopher Woodard explore such topics as; vegetarianism, freedom of speech, abortion, affirmative action, allocating resources and sexual consent.
The Negro in Federal Employment: The Quest for Equal Opportunity
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
A classic resource, now with new 2012 Foreword, from Quid Pro Books: a study of civil rights in the U.S. civil service at a time of tumultuous change and reexamination. Praised widely on its initial publication in 1967, Krislov's book remains an important part of the canon on African American history, labor and civil service, and the political science of federal employment and bureaucracies.
Still Seeking Justice: One Officer's Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,680. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
The real life story of former Baltimore City and Crofton, Maryland Police Officer and Kingwood, West Virginia Chief of Police Joel E. Gordon. From his childhood prayers to his teenage observations of police operations, through an entire law enforcement career filled with both triumphs and injustices. Experience a riveting first hand account of police experiences and affirmative action mandates.
The ABC's of Barack Obama: Understanding God's Greatest Gift to America
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,600. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In her latest book, The ABC’s of Barack Obama: Understanding God’s Greatest Gift to America, conservative talk show host Teri O’Brien delivers a well-researched expose of the Obama regime, from A to Z. Less Obama biography, than indictment. "O’Brien takes on the persona of an Obama supporter who keeps getting humorously overwhelmed by Obama’s unsavory reality." Another called it "pure gold."
The Burden of Excellence
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 45,390. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / charter schools, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
This stirring memoir tells the story of Cecil Lytle's five-year struggle to establish a model college-preparatory public charter school for children from underrepresented backgrounds on the campus of a major state university. It was a long and contentious process, far more difficult than anyone could foresee when it began, and far more successful than anyone had expected
Law and the Quest for Justice
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,260. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
An insightful collection of essays from leading voices on the challenges and promise of justice and law, the book is accessible and interesting to a wide audience. It features internationally renowned members of the academy, national political figures, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, & crusading lawyers. Edited by Marjorie Zatz, Doris Marie Provine, and James P. Walsh. Current and fascinating.
Things to Learn Before the Revolution
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 62,390. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is the world's first anti-affirmative action novel. It exposes the maladroit BEE type in the person of Disney Thoabala, CEO of a Johannesburg advertising agency. Disney's foils are his employees Thati Setati and Pat O’Shea. Ultimately, Thati's leftist critique identifies BEE with the imperialist project which, for example, launched the "humanitarian" wars in Libya, Syria and Ukraine.
HaterNation: How Incivility & Racism Are Dividing Us
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
HaterNation: How Incivility & Racism Have Divided Us is an anthology of insightful essays compiled by veteran journalist, author and educator Neil Foote. Some of the nation's top journalists and thought leaders discuss how incivility has become too commonplace in America, fueling hate and racist acts in a country that just four years ago celebrated the notion of a "post racial" America.
Diverse, Disillusioned, and Divided: Millennial Values and Voter Engagement in the 2012 Election
Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
With nearly two-thirds of younger Millennials (age 18-24) registered to vote, college-age Americans are a significant voting bloc. As the second installment of a two-part study, Public Religion Research Institute’s new 2012 survey gives voice to their voting preferences and voter engagement, views of the current state of government, and perspectives on affirmative action programs.