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2013 Hispanic Values Survey: How Shifting Religious Identities and Experiences are Influencing Hispanic Approaches to Politics
Price: Free! Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
The new Hispanic Values Survey conducted by the nonpartisan Public Religion Research Institute. The survey’s release coincides with the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month.
50 Key Questions Only We The People Can Answer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
From August through October 2010, Stanley Bronstein walked all 50 states of the USA. Inside you will discover the 13 Self-evident Truths he learned about America and the 50 Key Questions We The People MUST ask and answer if America is to be saved.
The Wisdom of our Ancestors
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,930. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by The Florida Hoosier. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
There is an extreme shortage of common sense in today’s world, I often think back to what my parents and grandparents believed and said, at the time I thought they were totally out of their mind and ignored it. I now wish I would have listened and followed their advice more often. It is in this light I have decided to publish some of my random thoughts based on the views of our ancestors.
Death of American Architecture
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
American architecture is dying a slow, agonizing death, akin to a disease that eats away at the human spirit. The individualist creative minds in American architecture flourished between the World Wars - Organic, Arts & Crafts, Art Deco. Now the death toll rings monotonously as artistic endeavors of architectural design melt into mediocrity. Greatness is poorly imitated and rarely improved upon.
Sociological Theory – A Contemporary View: How to Read, Criticize and Do Theory
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,110. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A pithy, clear guide to creating and evaluating theory in the social sciences. Using a simple model of theory assessment--and applying it in depth to foundational and still-relevant social and economic theorists such as Durkheim, Marx and Parsons--Dr. Smelser shows the way to a better understanding of what social theory is supposed to accomplish and how to read it critically. New Introductions.
ஏழைகள் (Ezhaigal)
Price: Free! Words: 17,670. Language: Tamil. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Poverty is cruel. Aggressors perpetuated poverty among common man for 1000 years. During their rule common man was treated as animals. Freedom did not change their lives either. What should poor do? How the NGOs working on removing poverty can help poor!
A Conversation about Abortion Between Justice Blackmun and the Founding Fathers
Price: Free! Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Family law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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On a dark night in Independence Hall, ghosts of the founding fathers gather to discuss with Justice Blackmun the Roe v Wade abortion opinion he penned in 1973. Using actual quotes from the founding fathers, this debate soundly refutes Blackmun's arguments from the Roe opinion, and shows that the founders would be greatly disturbed at the law regarding abortion in America today.
UPP Soft Power nascido na favela
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Ráyel G. C. Barroso faz uma análise objetiva e inovadora, no contexto das Relações Internacionais, do impacto das UPP’s (Unidades de Polícia Pacificadora), implementadas em favelas do Rio de Janeiro. O autor explica de que maneira a expertise adquirida com as UPP’s pode tornar-se uma ferramenta para exercício de soft power pelo Brasil.
The Adaptive Politics Manifesto
Price: Free! Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
If a political ideal or program is implemented maladaptively, it may end up harming its own aims. Consequently, ensuring adaptiveness in this aspect, and ensuring that there are no unjust outcomes during periods of adaptations, becomes very important. This manifesto will address just how we can achieve these objectives.
Travellers in Taiwan (旅人在臺灣 ) Reflections of Formosa ( 映像福爾摩莎)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: July 15, 2014 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
外國人眼中的台灣到底是什麼樣子? 他們到底在台灣停留多久? 他們在台灣做些什麼? 台灣人友善聰明嗎? 台灣應該是中國的一部分嗎? 你的疑惑好奇,都可以在這本書得到解答! 一起來探索那些「白色猴子們」在福爾摩莎做些什麼吧! What do foreigners think of Taiwan? How long do they stay? What do they do? Are Taiwanese friendly & smart? Should Taiwan join China? These questions and curiosities are answered in this study of Taiwan. Find out what these strange "white monkeys" get up to in this Formosa….
Take Action
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Get your copy today! Due to the current injustices, unbalanced policies, economic inequality, and disconnect between the people and politicians, Take Action urges the reader to demand change while they better themselves.
Applying Adaptive Politics: Family, Freedom and Into The Future
Price: Free! Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This book is an extension of The Adaptive Politics Manifesto. It contains articles written by the author in the same perspective as in the previous book.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: IS-30 Mitigation eGrants for the Subgrant Applicants (IS-30)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,810. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI), in written form, provides Subgrant applicants basic knowledge about using the web-based Mitigation Electronic Grants (eGrants) Management System.
Democrats or Republicans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social security & pensions, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Americans have made it perfectly clear they do not want Social Security, Medicare, and other entitlement programs touched by Congress. If you are concerned about Social Security, Medicare, Unemployment Compensation, Food Stamps and other social programs this book is a must-read for you. There are Christians who identify themselves as Democrat or Republican but which Party follows Christ's example?
The Peaceable Christian: Five Evangelicals Reflect on Peace
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 43,780. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011 by Sacred Tribes Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Following an interdisciplinary approach, the diverse authors of this book suggest how seeking to become peacemakers may be a wiser path than the traditional approaches of just war or pacifist total nonviolence approaches. In this book you will gain perspectives from a philosopher, Bible scholar, multicultural expert, a psychologist, and an educator.
The Need to Abolish the Prison System: An Ethical Indictment
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Imprisonment is an act of criminal violence, committed in pursuit of a revenge ethic. In responding to wrongdoing with violence, it doubles violence and criminality, rendering justice impossible. Instead, it valorizes violence as a role model (along with others). The book outlines the cultural transformation necessary to think of restorative justice, and get past the travesty of imprisonment.
CQEC Journal Regeneration in the North West
Price: Free! Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The CQEC Journal supports reflective practice and action research. It is aimed at policy makers on a local and national level. These include- the Leaders, Chief Executives and Senior Officers on local councils, regional governmental officers, local MPs, relevant ministerial departments and the office of the Prime Minister. This edition is devoted to examples of regeneration in the North West.
Faulty Assumptions: Why Blaming Teachers Won't Fix Public Schools
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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Faulty Assumptions is a poignant, accessible, and fresh look at the world of public school education guaranteed to challenge the current dialogue about where America should be looking for answers to the nation’s education woes.
Confessions from a Hell Bound Taxi, Book IV: The Fences of Freedom
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
You can't just sit on your couch eating popcorn, and expect favorable change to occur on its own. You have to do something! Read Book 1, II, or III before you look at this one. The HELL BOUND TAXI Series are TRUE stories about the Real world--and describe it all as if there is an emergency at hand. There is. Pay Attention, because you are along for the ride whether you like it or not.
Commerce of the Undesirable
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
No less than in our continuing wars on poverty, poisonous substances, poly-ethnicisim, and faith, our “free enterprise” obsessed society too often experiences tragic collateral damage. Hoyt’s poems examine the damage, inflicting discomfort on the unwary reader. Hold on to your convictions if you can.