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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.
CQEC JOURNAL Regeneration in the North West
Price: Free! Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. 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.
Life Begins as Conception
Price: Free! Words: 400. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
When does human life begin? At conception and there's proof
CASTE : the Unexplored Territories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,600. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Caste is a relic of dark ages. It did not evolve into a modernized version in the natural course of events as the people of India were not the real custodians of Indian society, having been under foreign rule for many years and those rulers finding great use in caste. Why it still clings on to India, when rest of the world are free of remnants of bygone eras, is analyzed here.
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!
14 Theses In Favor of Homeschooling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Are you fed up with the lackluster education the public schools provide our children? Would you consider homeschooling and other alternatives to the public schools? If you answered yes to these questions, then 14 Theses In Favor of Homeschooling may be for you!
Compendio del Capitale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,360. Language: Italian. Published: October 22, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory
Il Capitale di Carlo Marx brevemente compendiato da Carlo Cafiero.
Dust in the Wind: Real FEMA Disaster Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,070. 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.
American Poverty: Why America’s Treatment of the Poor Undermines its Authority as a World Power
Series: American Stories. Price: Free! Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
In 2014 Russian aggression towards the Ukraine and the rise of ISIS called into question whether or not the United States genuinely functions as a world power anymore. In this thoughtful and thought provoking book, author-historian Laurel A. Rockefeller takes a look at the role poverty plays in American foreign policy effectiveness.
A Conversation about Abortion Between Justice Blackmun and the Founding Fathers
Price: $2.99 USD. 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.
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.
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: Reflections of Formosa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
What do "foreigners" think of Taiwan ? How long do they stay ? What do they do ? Are Taiwanese really friendly & smart ? Should Taiwan be part of China ? These questions and curiosities are answered in this study, the first of its kind in Taiwan. An amusing but sociological insight into Taiwan.
Travellers in Taiwan (旅人在臺灣 ) Reflections of Formosa ( 映像福爾摩莎)
Price: $2.99 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….
The Cluster Copulation of America's War On Drugs (And How to Get Peace In Our Time)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,830. Language: American English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
America's drug policy in general is screwed up, or copulated, or f....you know. But simply legalizing marijuana isn't a magic cure all, either. "Cluster Copulation" is a lively and easy to read e-book about how we got here as well as where to go next. It goes into how culture, chemistry and historical timing have played a greater role than reason and common sense in determining where we are now.
Luther Standing Bear: Assimilation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This article explores one of the great Indians of our time who successfully used the skills he learned at Carlisle to fight for the Indian way of life. His actions and arguments were ultimately responsible for the Indian New Deal and had a very heavy influence on the United States in the early 1900s.
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.
The Rise of the Forty-seven Percent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
In "The Rise of the Forty-seven Percent," Byron Goines addresses many political issues that are important to Americans. This book identifies changes that need to be made to ensure the poor and middle class gain upward mobility. The time is NOW for poor and middle class Americans to push forward for change.
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.
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.