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Tent City Urbanism: From Self-Organized Camps to Tiny House Villages
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 70,330. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Tent City Urbanism explores the intersection of the "tiny house movement" and tent cities organized by the homeless to present an accessible and sustainable housing paradigm that can improve the quality of life for everyone.
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.
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.
Social Safeguards: Avoiding the Unintended Impacts of Development
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,960. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Social safeguards are intended to prevent the negative impacts of large-scale development projects. The collection of stories from the field included in this book illustrates the principles and application of social safeguards in the context of projects funded by multilateral banks, identifying key challenges in their implementation and exploring paths to overcome those limitations.
Citizenship An Introduction to Social Ethics
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,330. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business ethics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A detailed examination and homage to Milton Bennion’s exceptional treatise on social ethics and citizenship, first published in the early twentieth century, rewritten in part and edited in part by Gregory P. Hawkins, who makes the case that "Aspirational Ethics" should and may become the new mantra for the twenty-first century mind.
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: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,850. 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.
Political Mold
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,810. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Political Mold delves into the world of CMC (Consequential Mold Concern) and in doing so, reveals the issues, values and solutions towards them. It humanizes the issue, examining the social implications, and the reality of how CMC can affect every aspect of one's life, as it thrives within our social circles.
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.
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.
The ADOPTION & DONOR CONCEPTION FACTBOOK
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,420. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The Most Comprehensive Source of U.S. & Global Data on the Invisible Families of Adoption, Foster Care & Donor Conception
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.
Understanding and Surviving Obamacare
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,630. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Finally, you have found the critical and necessary book that you've heard so much about, essential information on Surviving Obamacare. James W. Forsythe, M.D., H.M.D., is an internationally acclaimed integrative medical oncologist. Non-stop streams of patients from around the globe visit his U.S. clinic for treatment and medical advice.
Leadership in Administration: A Sociological Interpretation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,900. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Foundational study of how organizations work and how leadership promotes them. Long cited by scholars in many fields and assigned in classwork in many departments, this book is considered to have virtually created the field of institutional-leadership management. Beyond the usual platitudes and generalities of leadership, this book takes a realistic look at what successful management means.
Youthhood in Africa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,240. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 4, 2014 by Phantom House Books NGR. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The politically active gene pool of talent and ambition in Africa, the youths, are on more than one occasion misunderstood and seldom empowered, causing the continent dire consequences and gross economic losses year in year out, yet NO OTHER CAN CHANGE AFRICA save the youths.
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.
Who Do I Call My Countryman?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » History » Military
In 1994, an estimated 80,000 Cubans and Haitians attempted a mass migration to the United States across the Caribbean. They were taken to the US Navy base at Guantanamo, Cuba, where the US military conducted a humanitarian mission code-named Operation Sea Signal. The stories from this mission raise larger questions of how people come to America and how they might behave once they have immigrated.
Chairman of the Party
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 31,410. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Dwight D. Eisenhower gave the United Sates a warning about the economic and social abuse of power when he talked about the military industrial complex in January of 1961. We would be a much stronger nation if he had also provided us with a warning about the political industrial complex. The abuse and voter manipulation through social and economic power threatens the very fabric of democracy.
Corruption, Stop it!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Essay » Political
Feel the pains of African youths going to the top as they struggle to break-free from bondage of corrupt leaders and taskmasters to win. This memoir is about the ravages of corruption in Nigeria & how the storyteller crashed, and bounced back to the top. The theme is freedom, leadership; the thrust is movement; context is branding; setting is Nigeria; background is African; the story inspires
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.