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Homophobe: A Logical Response to an Ignorant Ideology
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
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A young graduate student finds herself in an altercation at a coffee shop with a man insisting homosexuality is an unnatural, exclusively human phenomenon. Her intelligence and sense of morality questioned, she sets out to prove him wrong. This work of literary nonfiction is a must read for anyone looking to understand how homosexuality exists as a component of the natural world.
Blackmore's Compendium of Stigma Disorders
Price: Free! Words: 32,050. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Are you depressed? A wee bit bonkers? Are you sick of all the messed up comments that are forever flying your way from friends, family, and all the rest? Then you need this book! This madcap guide will allow you to diagnose and treat all the insanities that befall normal people whenever they are confronted by mad people. You’ll never feel the same again about being told to “snap out of it”!
No Road Out: Yarrabah Mission
Price: Free! Words: 25,760. Language: Australian English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
Yarrabah Mission was a dumping ground for Aboriginal people—especially half-caste children and women—forced from their homes by state police, who were appointed as their protectors. From its establishment in 1892, to its takeover by the Queensland Government in 1960, Yarrabah mission was a place of no return, with no way out and absolute control exercised over every aspect of an inmate's life.
Marvelous Price/Racism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 89,720. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
The days in the life time of Marvelous Price residing in Lincoln, Nebraska-a living symbol for black youths in America. Where the Bill of Rights and U.S.Constitution means absolutely nothing and all basic rights gain in the 60's have retrogressed in 2013, as profiling, impudence, bigotry,lynching, racism and DNA camps for blacks have sky rocketed.Forces Marvelous at 15 yrs.to learn the laws.
Many Untouchable Castes
Price: Free! Words: 45,560. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The book is about caste competition in feudal Rajasthan in the mid-20th century. About groups segregated by highcaste Hindus in the Marvar desert region. Castes heavily burdened by ageold customs prescribed by the feudal elite. The behaviour towards ritual untouchables. Attempts to rise in the society by leaving work disdained by others. As narrated by Tan Dan, a villager of the area.
Untouchable Friends
Price: Free! Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Essay » Sociology
In the 1970s Baya and other children in the Rajasthan desert region worked as sweepers at houses, where they were treated as untouchables. Although outsiders kept away from them, they enjoyed each others company, being good friends. Feudal attitudes influenced the life of all the sweeper families. The book also deals with death rites, Ganga water rites, Chandals and the meaning of outcasting.
How to Be Happy Again
Price: Free! Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression
A step by step guide from suicidal depression to blissful prosperity.
THROWN UNDER THE BUS: THE RISE AND FALL OF AN AMERICAN WORKER
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,550. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Labor rights, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Workplace bullying meets government incompetence in the riveting, true story of a vivacious young woman's upwardly mobile crash and burn at the hands of a mean-spirited employer, who, for 19 years, relentlessly retaliated against their feisty adversary, driving her to the brink of a nervous breakdown. 'THROWN' is a story as frightening as it is enlightening. Read it - & be warned.
A Better World: Understanding How Your Personal Operating System Affects Culture, Diversity & Inclusion
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,400. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Workplace culture
A Better World is a unique and intriguing insight into the important topic of culture and diversity. Written from the perspective of a conversation between technology (the computer) and a person, this contemporary discussion is designed to increase the comfort level when people and their leaders from various groups and cultures interact.
As I See It: From a Blind Man's Perspective
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,520. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this book, Robert Branco, who has been blind from birth, discusses numerous issues pertaining to blindness, including legislation, discrimination, employment, myths about blindness, and adaptive technology. This second edition includes two dozen new essays on website accessibility, relationships, Beep Baseball, personal care issues, and much more.