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Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives by Alecea Standlee
Price: Free! Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives is a collection of essays by 7 college students at Concord University. Through their guided examination of the cultural context of technology, video gaming culture, and social media, they share what it is like to be a digital native in the US. Compiled by Dr. Alecea Standlee, these essays provide a glimpse into the techno world of college students.
Culture and Class by John Holden
Price: Free! Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Class is the strongest determinant of participation in culture and in turn, culture is a crucial marker of social difference. So does culture increase social mobility or reinforce class division? Answering this question could hold the key to understanding the widening income gap between different social groups worldwide. Yet the debate about culture and class is far from centre-stage...
The American Iceberg: Debt, Inflation and Money by Bob Blain
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
United States total debt, public and private, not just Federal debt, grew from $82 billion in 1916 to $70 trillion in 2010, almost a thousand times bigger. The cause is traced back to decisions made in 1787 and 1790 by framers of the Constitution and members of the First Congress. The remedy is to now correct their mistakes by properly funding the U.S. economy with "dollar" properly defined.
Chum for Thought: Throwing Ideas into Dangerous Waters by David Satterlee
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 53,200. Language: American English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Collected essays: The new guy in a small conservative town radiates optimism as he explores values, virtues, and his faith in personal, community, and human progress. "His writing is humorous, bold, and adventurous all at once ... channeled through a facility for language and the music of words." He is variously friend, teacher, inquisitor, and voice crying out in the wilderness.
Eurasians at the Grassroots - Vol. 1 by Dennis De Witt
Price: Free! Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Eurasians at the Grassroots - Vol.1 is a collection of short stories regarding Eurasians and the memories of Eurasians. Its purpose is to collect and publish stories as a collective work about Eurasians, by Eurasians and for Eurasians. There are stories about Eurasians contributed from Malaysia, Singapore, as well as from Australia, The Netherlands and USA.
Clutterbug: A zine about stuff by Phiona Stanley
Price: Free! Words: 17,580. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living(3.00 from 1 review)
Look around you right now: how much 'stuff' do you have? This zine is all about chucking stuff out, resisting buying new stuff, and looking at the processes of how we engage with stuff along the way. I consider the 'buy-ology' of why we desire and buy what we do in the first place and also 'flow': the exact opposite of the desire-acquire cycle. If you hoard stuff, or purge, this will interest you.
OneWorld Solution 2By2 by Roland N Verrier
Price: Free! Words: 52,410. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
The world as we know it seem to be in need of a solution to a better path in it’s evolution towards a higher humanity. In this day an age we still have hunger and wars going on and compete for every morsel of life that we get our hands on without regard towards our neighbors. All we need is a hundred Nobel laureates in different fields of knowledge to assemble and theorize a solution.
Our Bankrupt Elite by Andre Michaud
Series: General Neurolinguistics, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 63,690. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
The state of Societies 80 years after "Science & Sanity". Sociological implications and possible solutions. Under a thin layer of apparent normality, a tragic cultural suicide is underway by massive de-alphabetization of a population due to a severe lowering of the general knowledge base of the elite, caused by a decades long out of control degradation of the education system.
Adolescenti in Sicilia by istitutodemopolis
Price: Free! Words: 6,480. Language: Italian. Published: May 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Di loro si parla, loro non parlano. È una generazione silenziosa quella degli adolescenti siciliani. Hanno tra i 13 ed i 19 anni: di loro, al di là degli episodi di cronaca, si conosce poco; se ne ignorano spesso le esigenze reali, le dinamiche affettive, i modelli comportamentali, i bisogni primari.
Élite en faillite by Andre Michaud
Series: Neurolinguistique générale, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 65,290. Language: French. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
L'état des sociétés 80 ans après "Science & Sanity". Implications sociologiques et solutions possibles. Sous des dehors d'une apparente normalité, nous assistons à un suicide culturel par désalphabétisation massive d'une population causé par une baisse sévère du niveau des connaissances générale de l'élite, conséquence d'un système d'éducation en dégradation hors de contrôle depuis des décennies.
S.O.S (Save our Society) by Aditya Thakur
Price: Free! Words: 15,170. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Essay » Sociology(4.00 from 1 review)
The Delhi gang rape case has enraged every Indian and brought forward many issues related to our political, judicial and executive systems. But it has also raised some serious questions about our society and its culture. Let's start a discussion to find out what's wrong with the Indian society and how we can change it.
Adversarialism and Consensus? The Professions’ Construction of Solicitor and Family Mediator Identity and Role by Lisa C. Webley
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,860. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce
Penetrating study of divergent messages that the Law Society (England & Wales) vs. UK College of Family Mediators transmit to their members about the professional approach to adopt in divorce and custody disputes. Webley uses grounded theory methods to analyse training, accreditation, best practice statements, & codes of conduct contrasting the two professions--and their divergent self-identities.
Open Our Eyes: Seeing the Invisible People of Homelessness by Kevin Hendricks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
“We’re homeless, we’re not less human,” says Tish. Tish is one of 35 homeless people who share their story in the book, giving a glimpse of the reality of homelessness. Also included are reflections from social media experts, nonprofit heroes, technology executives and more. It's a manual to motivate action and all proceeds go to support the nonprofit InvisiblePeople.tv.
Natural Design: a new theory of evolution by Matthew Turner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,050. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
I show that natural selection is not a properly scientific theory & provide a rigorous but subtle alternative with immensely important implications for society. Respected intellects & journals refuse to even look at this work & others ridicule it by taking words wildly out of context. Give Darwin (& me!) some respect - a book that overthrows his theory cannot be understood on a quick skim reading!
American Nudist Culture by Larry Darter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
An objective, straightforward explanation of what American nudist culture is really about. Whether a person is just curious about what actually goes on inside nudist clubs and resorts or someone thinking about trying Nudism that needs more information before taking the plunge, the book answers many common questions and dispels many of the myths surrounding the nudist lifestyle.
Leading Chaos; An Essential Guide to Conflict Management, Revised Edition by Alexandria Windcaller
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,780. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
Leading Chaos explores safety based Goal-Oriented Intervention, which provides the baseline protocol for the professional and non-professional intervener. The goals for each stage of conflict management have been fine-tuned and will help interveners succeed in answering that age-old question asked during a flash-point crisis ‘What should I do?' It takes the guesswork out of conflict management.
Au Loin un Phare by Gaelle Kermen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,550. Language: French. Published: December 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ebook de 215p en francais. Début de 50 ans d'écriture en cahiers, du pensionnat à l'ermitage itinéraire d'une femme libre, entre XXe et XXIe siècle. Arrivée à Paris d'une jeune bretonne, Marine au lycée Hélène Boucher, découvre à 14 ans la vie en communauté dans un pensionnat de jeunes fille. Amitiés amoureuses. Les garçons au cours de théâtre de Saint-Leu. Années lycée et fac.
Wrestling With Oresteia by TJ Seitz
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
A non-fiction piece about the concept of Fate inspired by something said in the novel Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami.