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E Dikhe ton Pithhekon
Price: Free! Words: 12,940. Language: Greek. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Law » Court Records
Apospasma twn praktikwn ths 7hs hmeras ths dikhs "Politeia tou Tennessee kata Scopes": H exetash tou W.J. Bryan apo ton C. Darrow. Ti symvainei otan h misallodoxia, o fanatismos, h 8rhskolhpsia, o antiepisthmonismos kai o paralogismos ginontai Nomos?
The Human Rights Culture: A Study in History and Context
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,650. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Law » International law
Thoughtful and provocative exploration of the human rights movement and its development as a sociological and historical trend. Unlike the typical legal or philosophical approach to human rights, this books asks why it pervades modern culture. Applies the analysis to issues of women and minorities, language and culture, privacy, religion, individualism and state sovereignty. Includes references.
Fast Times in Palestine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,390. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Pamela Olson, a small town girl from eastern Oklahoma, had what she always wanted: a physics degree from Stanford University. But instead of feeling excited for what came next, she felt consumed by dread and confusion. This irresistible memoir chronicles her journey from aimless ex-bartender to Ramallah-based journalist and foreign press coordinator for a Palestinian presidential candidate.
Those Ugly Americans: 20th & 21st Centuries
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 226,740. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
The book describes a half century of conduct by politicians in the United States that ordered actions to be taken that inflicted horrible effects upon people of other countries; and the misconduct of key people in the United States that caused, or enabled to occur, great harm to be done to innocent people in this country.
Feeling the Unthinkable, Vol. 2: War and Democracy- War on Democracy
Series: Social Justice. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,430. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Amador Publishers. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Professor Donald Gutierrez's essays and reviews on social justice have been collected in a passionate appeal for sensitivity, change, and most importantly action in confronting government abuses and social inequity. Vol.2 focuses on problematic areas of America's democracy such as militarization, war, prisons, and political rhetoric. It includes the book-title essay "Feeling the Unthinkable."
Law in a New Key: Essays on Law and Society
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
For thoughtful readers--and not particularly lawyers or scholars--engaged in the issues of the day who want something other than "easy" answers from right or left. Renowned sociologist Etzioni addresses key issues of terrorism, drone wars, TSA scanners, DNA banks, surveillance, privacy, norms of social disapproval and forgiveness, human rights, and respecting cultures; 15 trenchant essays in all.
Deep Web Secrecy and Security - an inter-active guide to the Deep Web and beyond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,450. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet / security, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Use the secrets of the Deep Web to travel the Parallel Internet, set up secure coms, visit banned websites, upload and download secretly, protect yourself online, blog and post anonymously, avoid unwanted attention, hide and encrypt anything, buy and sell on the Deep Web. Inter-active ebook with direct links to Surface and Deep Web.
Holding our breath: One family’s account of daily life in Zimbabwe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013 by Gilead Books Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
They are a husband and wife, from Zimbabwe. She has battled to provide for her family throughout the political turmoil that has ravaged their country and their home under Robert Mugabe’s rule. But through it all, they have clung to their Christian faith – together. This book is made up of frank, sometimes heartbreaking and often uplifting extracts taken from a two–year long blog.
Sky Dog: Lessons From Katrina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,540. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This compelling book was written by A resident of New Orleans who personally experienced hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. In Sky Dog he presents the real picture of what was going on on the ground; Sky Dog is all about mis-perception.
Freedom of Speech: The Supreme Court and Judicial Review
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,130. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
One of the great continuing disputes of U.S. politics is about the role of the Supreme Court. Another is about the First Amendment. This book is about both. A classic defense of the openly political role of the Court, this book belies the notion reasserted recently by Chief Justice Roberts that judges are just neutral umpires. Especially in the area of speech, judges make policy; they create law.
Beyond the Shame
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,950. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Prostitution
Ten-year old Nina awakens to the bustling sounds of Falkland Road, in the heart of Mumbai, India: honking, clanging, and shouting. She readies herself for the first of many men and the horrors of another day. Tragically, Nina is one of 21 million women and children who are trapped in the $32-billion “industry” of sex slavery. But this is the story of Project Rescue’s fight to restore their lives.
The War Against Men: Why Women Are Winning and What Men Must Do If America Is To Survive
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,220. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
The War Against Men will enrage anyone who able to judge the situation fairly and who is outraged by inequity and falsehood. For those of us who have sensed that all is not right with the portrayal and treatment of men in today's America, it offers documented evidence that our suspicions are right. It offers facts with which to beat back the conflagration of hatred against our fathers and sons.
Two Nights In Police Custody
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,340. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013 by Tenth Street Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Essay » Sociology
Two Nights In Police Custody, is much more than a story of modern Nepal's social injustice; it's a seizing read describing daily life in the cities and its surrounds and recounts the struggles of the people, and that of the class divide, and of the fabric that has united all Nepalese through their political upheaval of the 1980's that still continues on into this day.
Voices of the Movement
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,530. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
The Movement is a new, meritocratic, grassroots force that seeks to topple the privileged elite. What is the problem with contemporary capitalism? Simple: the capitalist elite. Without them, and with a much wider and more equitable distribution of capital, capitalism could be reformed and become an authentic force for good. We call this new and improved capitalism "social" or "public" capitalism.
Obama on Civil Rights
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
(1.00 from 1 review)
This book contains fourteen important speeches from President Barack Obama on the topic of Civil Rights. Chapters include President’s reflections on Martin Luther King, Jr, the thoughts he shared during the funeral for Dr. Dorothy Height, as well as the comments he made at the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. This collection offers powerful insight into the man and character.
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.
Epistles Of Poetic Purity
Series: Universoul, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by LionheART Publishing House. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Challenging, thought-provoking and moving, these poems were inspired by the author's day to day life experiences, from his humble beginnings in Zimbabwe to living in the USA and Europe.
Military Sexual Trauma (MST) - Defense Department Reports on Sexual Assault, Harassment, and Violence Prevention and Response Including Military Service Academies
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This ebook provides abridged reproductions of two important Department of Defense references on military sexual trauma and assault: Sexual Assault Prevention and Response: DoD 2009 Annual Report On Sexual Assault In The Military - March 2010; Annual Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at the U.S. Military Service Academies: Academic Program.
The Libertarian's Handbook - The Centre-Right Principles of Liberty and the Case for a Constitution
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 141,150. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
The Libertarian's Handbook is an epic-length book on civil rights by Richard Pinder. This work shows how the ideas of libertarianism can be applied to all areas of domestic governance, from law enforcement to welfare and from economic policy to immigration. This work also asks if socialism is indeed the road to serfdom, while detailing a new constitutional model designed to protect civil rights.
The Other Side of the Fence - Setting the record straight
Price: Free! Words: 42,670. Language: Australian English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
When you pick up the news paper and you see yourself in print being accused of attempting to blackmail a federal senator with the purpose of extorting money and none of it is true, you have to do something.... anything to clear your name. In the interest of setting the record straight, on behalf of the Curry, Coe and Batman families I present the Other Side of the Fence.