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"And Gulliver Returns" Book 8 Politics--the Science of the Possible
Price: Free! Words: 116,610. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Dr. Singh of the university assists the commander and his friends to see how people are motivated through political techniques-- such as fear, violence, sympathy, lying,etc. Our values and psychological motivations are used by others to manipulate us and by us to manipulate others. What techniques might be best to move people to do something about global warming and overpopulation?
100 Soruda Fethullah Gülen
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,720. Language: Turkish. Published: April 1, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam
Prof. Dr. Doğu Ergil, Fethullah Gülen’in kendi ağzından verdiği cevaplar ve daha önce yayımlanmış beyanları üzerinden derinlikli bir toplumbilim analizi yaptı: 100 Soruda Fethullah Gülen ve Hareketi.
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.
Understanding Thomas Sowell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,780. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
An examination of the underlying assumptions in Sowell's libertarian analysis of society with a view to pinpointing exactly where liberals are most likely to part company with him. Starting with Sowell’s view of the role of intellectuals in our society, Patterson digs down into the conceptions of knowledge and reason underlying Sowell’s ideas about social processes, justice, and morality.
Dust in the Wind: Real FEMA Disaster Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,670. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » History » American
Second Edition. Forget the hype of news reports and what media showed you during history-making disasters: Hurricanes Hugo, Andrew and Iniki to the Northridge Earthquake plus more. Follow Robert Winter, a 25-year FEMA inspector, at ground level as he encounters the true story, the grit, triumphs and tragedies of how these disasters played out in people's lives around the world on a daily basis.
A History of the Women Marines, 1946-1977 - Legislation, Korean War, Pepper Board, Snell Committee, Recruit and Officer Training, Uniforms, Promotions, Marriage, Motherhood, Husbands
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,990. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This informative illustrated history of women in the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) covers the period from 1946-1977.
Against Excess
You set the price! Words: 186,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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Mark Kleiman cuts through the rhetoric of the war on drugs and the legalization debate to discuss the practical options to control a wide range of substances. Both drug-taking and drug-control can be done to excess, and "Against Excess" shows how we can limit the damage done by both errors. It argues we need a middle ground: "grudging toleration" -- neither prohibition nor full legal availability.
The Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders 1945-1992 - Riots, Civil Rights, Vietnam War Demonstrations, Kent State, Martin Luther King, March on Washington, Kennedy and Johnson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 281,330. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important work by the Army covers the role of federal military forces in domestic disorders from 1945 through the Los Angeles riots of 1992.
A Credo for Progressives: Essays on Political Theory and Practical Politics
Series: The Collected Papers of Robert Paul Wolff, Book 3. Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 126,450. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
For fifty-five years, Robert Paul Wolff has been reflecting on the theory of modern political society and engaging actively in a number of progressive political movements. The volume opens with a brief Credo for Progressives, in which Wolff forthrightly states the moral and political commitment that has shaped his life and writings.