Books tagged: local politics

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Local Participatory Democracy
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Price: Free! Words: 158,070. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The book aims at identifying the local contextual factors that determine the eventual democratic impact of new participatory mechanisms. For this purpose, the book undertakes a comparative analysis of two turkish cities where the impact of a common participatory initiative, the Local Agenda 21 Process, has been very significantly dissimilar.
Greased Wheels: A Kyle Shannon Mystery
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Series: Kyle Shannon Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,010. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
While on a temp assignment at the corporate offices of a large manufacturer, Kyle Shannon learns that some people will do anything to get what they want. After a county politician is found dead in a forest preserve and a treasured local landmark is threatened, Kyle examines what she thinks she knows about the people she considers friends. One of them is probably a killer.
Good Night Wood
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Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Francis is touring with his band, missing Martine and writing songs about her. Meanwhile, Martine has discovered potentially damaging information about a local politician she dislikes. But making the information public could hurt a friendship. This prequel to "The Toe Incident" has Martine figuring out the importance of friendship, even if she hasn't quite grasped how much Francis cares for her.
Give Us this Day
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A short story. The people of a small town are isolated by martial law when the nearby metropolis is attacked by terrorists. News reports of bio-terrorist events in the city move some to take the law into their own hands and others to cash in on selling supplies. Vigilantes organize when a stranger shows up observing them. Will they catch him before he hits the church where everyone is gathering?
Death Wears a Tricorn: A Frameshifts Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,120. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Harry Pettiford was prepared for sleaziness when he took on the public information job for a local pol's re-election campaign in suburban Holburn, a small Virginia town between Alexandria and Arlington. Harry wasn't prepared when his boss got a spike to the heart. Death Wears a Tricorn is a mystery that will keep the reader guessing until the last page.
Carmine Vermilion
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,550. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
An underground train of thought. A roadside prairie in an old corner of France was home to Ralph's great-uncle, who sold him the house. There is a garage with a new and revolutionary philosophy, and Saul, who knows dreams that go back hundreds of years. Ralph has to accept a reality that is, on second thought, even stranger than what goes on in the garage.
The Mayor
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Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The first ever Mayoral election is about to take place in Seagull City. Can Cecil Sneezebottom win against all hope? Can he control the egos of the rabid city councillors? What will he do about the Mall Rats who plague the city shopping centre? These stories and more bound energetically from the page in this vignette that will enthral you from Redfern Station all the way to Circular Quay.
Skeletons In The Cupboard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,300. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It’s hard learning a foreign language. And teaching it. William Steer lives in a French backwater, trying his best to integrate, to master French, to teach English. There can be misunderstandings, even stand-up rows. We’re old enemies after all and some of the locals have long and bitter memories. And when one of them asks William about learning English, well, he won’t take no for an answer.
Marked Urgent
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Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Neville is a farmer desperate to prevent salt water being let through floodgates into the creek from which he irrigates. He decides to resort to a desperate act to gain the support of the Mayor of Seagull City: he decides to write a letter. Will his articulations suffice? Will he save the Jacaranda tree? What does all this have to do with the Bishop's wife? The answers within. Read on !
The Guide to Winning Elections
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
A practical, hands on guide to getting involved in the political process from the precinct to the general election. The Guide covers organization, fundraising, public relations, on and offline candidate and issue promotion, social and mobile media and overall campaign strategy. The Guide is perfect for the novice and the professional activist or potential candidate or campaign worker.