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Care Work, Age, and Culture in Butler’s Parable Series by Derek Thiess, Femspec Issue 15
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
With the growing popularity of post-apocalyptic scenarios, not just in SF literature but also in reality television shows about survivalism such as Doomsday Preppers (2011), Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower (1993) and Parable of the Talents (1998) are more relevant than ever.
The Revolution that Killed Hip Hop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,870. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
"The Revolution that Killed Hip Hop" will reconnect a people to their true IDENTITY. You will be inspired by poetry and motivated to take part in a movement of awakening that will change everything! This is a book about keys that unlocks the power that has been hidden from a people for far too long. Purpose is in knowing who you are and what your God says about you.
Comments on “A Bio-Cultural-Historical Approach to the Study of Development (2016)”
Series: Re-Articulations. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Developmental / general, Essay » Sociology
This 5600 word commentary summarizes, comments on, and re-articulates Michael Cole’s and Martin Packer’s essay “A Bio-Cultural Historical Approach to the Study of Development”, slated to appear in volume 6 of Handbook of Advances in Culture and Psychology, edited by M. J. Gelfand, C. Chui and Y. Hong.
C4LEO: Communication for Law Enforcement: Promoting Police Legitimacy through Procedural Justice
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 22,510. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Improve police legitimacy by developing communications strategies that include a sense of procedural justice. Cultural awareness and police communication. Improving police-public relationships. Police communications and social media. Good manners for police.
No Condition is Permanent
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 43,170. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
In an unforgettable novel that teems with authentic details of African culture and life, Cristina Kessler gracefully and heroically tackles one of the most important, most controversial issues for women of our time.
Emilia
Price: Free! Words: 5,450. Language: American English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A short story about a girl who has lost her sight after the Lebanese civil war, and her way in dealing with life and discovering hidden truths after the war has ended.
Finding Home: An American's Journey of Life and Love in the West Indies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,750. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
At the age of nineteen, biology student Chuck McAllister left behind his comfortable but uninspiring suburban life to seek adventure, clarity, and some kind of meaningful existence on the Caribbean island of Trinidad. There he met Suvali—clever, bright-eyed, and raven-haired—and his life changed forever. This is the story of McAllister’s eleven years of living, loving, and a little bit of science,
Living Right in a World of Woe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,490. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
Woe is inevitable when ungodliness is the law of the land. This book will help Christians live in an ungodly world that brings woe upon itself and woe upon Christians for not conforming to it. Helpful guidance is given for understanding this present world and how to overcome it by living like Jesus Christ.
Poet: A Varan Tale
Price: Free! Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The wondrous Black Ship, the oldest creation in the universe, takes Doella and her daughter Lucessa to the home world of Varan. Here Lucessa learns art is as important as science, and when the two co-exist in harmony more may be achieved. She also compares two cultures, one ancient and set in its ways, the other new and able to change.
Mama Mganga Woman Doctor
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 38,630. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From an Indian-Catholic family in Portuguese India, Mimi Correia-Afonso Desai’s marriage to a Gujarati Hindu from Tanzania moved her in 1959 from one continent to another and from one culture to another entirely alien. Disowned by her family and unaccepted by the Gujarati community, she remembers her years in Tanzania - her joys, pains and struggles in her personal and professional life.