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STATISTICS OF ADOPTION and ASSISTED REPRODUCTION
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
A documentary and "at a glance" statistical resource for hard to find data and the facts behind the facts - on the people and politics in the Adoption, Fostercare and Fertility Industries.
The Need to Abolish the Prison System: An Ethical Indictment
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,630. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,900. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,240. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 4, 2014 by Phantom House Books NGR. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 21,250. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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?
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 31,410. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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!
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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
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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. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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.
Wake Up America!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,890. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Chris Hedges said, "We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, government destroys freedom, the press destroys information, religion destroys morals, and our banks destroy the economy." Awareness of the problem (like medical care is not healthcare) is step 1, the solutions are based on understanding of true principles v false.
Shackled and Chained: Mass Incarceration in Capitalist America
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 49,940. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Shackled and Chained, Mass Incarceration in Capitalist America is a thorough examination of mass incarceration, its causes and consequences. Eugene Puryear examines the evolution of mass incarceration as a product of U.S. monopoly capitalism and a result of the bipartisan political system’s needs.
The Wisdom of our Ancestors
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,930. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by The Florida Hooiser. Category: Essay » Political
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.
Room 101 Motorbikes, Big Brother & Objectivists: Observations of an Abstract Connectionist
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The converging prophesies of George Orwell’s “1984” collide with explosive force against Ayn Rand’s objectivist philosophy. The resulting chaos enables us to discover a complex consciousness through philosophical, social, political, metaphysical, and moral questions.
Couch Potato Politics
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: American English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
A practical and strangely unique look at the current state of politics and society in the United States of America.
The Reincarnation of Zeus: Why 40% of Americans Don't Vote
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
40% of Americans don’t vote. Many of the remaining 60% are ill-informed, leaving perhaps a meager 30% to constitutionally effect elections. Politicians and the media intentionally obviate issues to help promote their own private, salacious agendas. This book portrays the more fanciful ways that our government is run, who’s in bed with whom and other dark secrets from behind D.C.’s closed doors.
Liberalism vs. Conservativism: A Basic Guide to Understanding America’s 21st Century Civil War
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,480. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
An understanding of the beliefs of liberals and conservatives relates to so much more than politics. What we are really looking at are different ways of seeing reality. These differences certainly cause people to have political differences, but oh so much more. This book will not only help you grasp “what” liberals and conservatives believe, but also “why” they believe it.
It's ok to Leave the Plantation, fourth edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,020. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
If we do not tell then they will not know. If we do not lead them, they will not go. Instead of complaining about how the white man has us down, when are we going to stop whining and start progressing? We have accomplished a great deal in America since slavery and we should highlight them. Instead of whining, let's give our children hope by pointing out the endless possibilities.
Faulty Assumptions: Why Blaming Teachers Won't Fix Public Schools
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
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Faulty Assumptions is a poignant, accessible, and fresh look at the world of public school education guaranteed to challenge the current dialogue about where America should be looking for answers to the nation’s education woes.
Home of the R$D Fight With BLUE (collar)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,940. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A thoughtful and informative expose' on the rise of the Tea Party and the 'politics of greed' and obstruction. Chronicled in real time by a member of the '47 percent', these essays are meant to inspire the political junkie and novice alike.