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Thank You For Being Young
Price: Free! Words: 40,030. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A venture capital executive draws on a wide variety of business, government, and societal trends to illustrate how most major challenges facing younger adults are exacerbated by age biases. 2011 eLit award winner.
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.
Ideas for the World's Future: A Collection of Cultural, Social and Politically Themed Articles
Price: Free! Words: 21,250. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
TaraElla is a singer-songwriter. She is, however, most notable for her cultural projects. This book contains articles she has written over the years, with ideas on how we can make the world a better place.
Law and the Search for Community
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,790. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
This enduring study of law and organizations that change the community--the core relations of citizen and state--takes aim at real problems that resonate today and the limits of bureaucracy: health care, medical consent, pollution, special ed, care for the elderly and poor. A recognized sociolegal classic by a UCLA law prof, first published by Penn Press, now in digital edition with 2010 Foreword.
Myth and Hypocrisy Exposed: Why 90% of Black People Vote for Democrats
Price: $4.37 USD. Words: 25,310. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Why do Black People vote for Democrats? Well in the words of Malcom X, as portrayed by Denzel Washington in the Spike Lee movie Malcom X: they've been had; took; hoodwinked; bamboozled; and led astray. Diving head first into the political arena with this entertaining and eye opening new book, this new author, AL Lavallis, seeks to answer that perplexing question in Myth and Hypocrisy Exposed.
Is It Ever Okay To Steal?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 280. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / Politics & Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Have you ever taken what’s not rightfully yours? We’ve all been told stealing is bad, but many continue to steal. Some make excuses for stealing. Some steal without knowing they’re stealing. Does that make it alright? When, if ever, is it okay to steal?
The Truth and Conspiracy of the Non-Government-Approved (NGA) Plan for Health and Longevity
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,530. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
(2.50 from 4 reviews)
Those in control (TICs) do not want me to publish this book and they don’t want you to read it. This book exposes the real reasons why the world is getting fat and fatter and why your health is going from bad to worse. It’s all a plan to control you and those you care for including past, present and future generations.The pandemics of malnutrition, obesity and type 2 diabetes have been planned!
The 2013 Ohio Values Survey
Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The 2013 Ohio Values Survey, a follow-up survey to the 2012 Ohio Values Survey, was designed to gauge Ohio voters’ opinions on three important issue areas as they begin to look toward the 2014 mid-term elections.
Alternating Views 2.0
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,070. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Alternating Views 2.0 is a compendium, or perhaps, more precisely, a compilation of essays of ideas, of comments, and of critiques on a variety of subjects, with no particular rhymes or reason. It suggests what is called today, “thinking outside of the box,” if you will? The essays in Alternating Views 2.0 explain how ideas are not there until they are there.
Lenny, Lefty, and the Chancellor: The Len Bias Tragedy and the Search for Reform in Big-time College Basketball
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
On June 19, 1986, Len Bias, one of the greats of college basketball, destined for NBA stardom, died of a cocaine overdose. The nation was stunned, and for the next several months, millions followed the unfolding tragedy at University of Maryland. In this account, Baltimore Sun reporter C. Fraser Smith examines the abuses that led to the Bias tragedy, and the crucial reform that followed.
The Bank Teller and Other Essays on the Politics of Meaning
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,900. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This book presents a unique and powerful analysis of the psychological and spiritual dimension of politics, culture, and society. In a series of strikingly original essays, Gabel sheds new light on a wide range of subjects based on “the longing for mutual recognition,” including the meaning of American politics, alienation, health care, affirmative action, the SAT, adversarialness, and law.
Copaganda: Why the Constitution Doesn't Apply to You
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,120. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A light-hearted look at police brutality, judicial malfeasance and media complicity.
Law in a New Key: Essays on Law and Society
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,160. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
For thoughtful readers--and not particularly lawyers or scholars--engaged in the issues of the day who want something other than "easy" answers from right or left. Renowned sociologist Etzioni addresses key issues of terrorism, drone wars, TSA scanners, DNA banks, surveillance, privacy, norms of social disapproval and forgiveness, human rights, and respecting cultures; 15 trenchant essays in all.
Shoveling Smoke: Laws & Regulations Smother Jobs & Economy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Essay » Political
Like it or not, America gets 4 more years of Obama & Democrat policies. Like shoveling smoke, Obama & those like him are never there, and never responsible. Nothing sticks. Mincing no words, Firenze Sage, aka James A. Jackson, comments on laws and the stories which shapes our world. Attorney Jackson places responsibility on Obama and years of liberals. You will cry. And laugh.
How To Help People Get Off Welfare
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by The Florida Hoosier. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
A short informative book about how we as a society have become what we are, and solutions to once again make us and our people great.
India’s Urbanisation Experiences
Series: GP and ORF e-books, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This publication provides information on key urban challenges facing India, and directions the country could take to absorb and manage future growth. Five aspects responsible for achieving sustainable urbanisation are reviewed: Urban population trends, implementation of master plans, housing for the urban poor, solid waste management and the need for smart cities.
Censorship, Liberty, and Truth
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A sentiment exists among our leaders today that citizens are children and need to be protected. The belief has spread with viral depth. It has persisted with religious tenacity, and the state is at fault. The state is at fault with its paternalistic zeal, with its judicious abandon, and thus we find ourselves beneath its dark umbrella.
Roots and Fruits: The Conquest of America by the Culture of Death
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,880. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by apgroup. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Genetics
How did America become a place where those with Down syndrome and spina bifida are aborted in huge numbers? How can it tolerate aborting a child just because it is a girl or killing a twin in the womb so that only one child is born alive? Why are Americans being reduced to numbers and Quality Adjusted Life Years, poised to ration care if you are too old or infirm? This is the culture of death.
From Riches to Rags: My Direct Approach to Solving Homelessness and How I Got My Ass Kicked
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,570. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
I spent a year attempting to solve homelessness as a 23 year old recent college graduate. Inspired by the Jesuit ideals ingrained in me through my Catholic education, I pulled the homeless off the streets to live with them and attempted to help them get jobs. However, balancing my days in corporate America and my nights with the homeless created frequent conflicts.
Atheists, Agnostics, Progressive Minds: Busy Bacteria On A Speck Of Dust
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A progressive book collection of truly intelligent thoughts from the greatest progressive minds in history as well as a few quotes from regressive, conservative fools just for comparison. A great progressive gift, too