Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights

United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division Investigation of the Ferguson Police Department - Practices Violate the Law and Undermine Community Trust, Especially Among African Americans
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,130. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This investigation has revealed a pattern or practice of unlawful conduct within the Ferguson Police Department that violates the First, Fourth, and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution, and federal statutory law.
Department of Justice Report Regarding the Criminal Investigation into the Shooting Death of Michael Brown by Ferguson, Missouri Police Officer Darren Wilson - Summary of the Evidence, Use of Force
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,380. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
The evidence, when viewed as a whole, does not support the conclusion that Wilson's uses of deadly force were "objectively unreasonable" under the Supreme Court's definition. Accordingly, under federal law and relevant standards set forth in the USAM, it is not appropriate to present this matter to a federal grand jury for indictment, and it should therefore be closed without prosecution.
Interim Report of the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, March 2015 - Building Trust and Legitimacy, Social Media, Community Policing, Crime Reduction, Training, Officer Wellness
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
In light of the recent events that have exposed rifts in the relationships between local police and the communities they protect and serve, on December 18, 2014, President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order establishing the Task Force on 21st Century Policing.
'Don't Make the Black Kids Angry:' The hoax of black victimization and those who enable it.
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 145,250. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Black people are relentless victims of relentless white violence, often at the end of a badge -- for No Reason What So Ever. That was the biggest news story of 2014 and it was easy to find in the New York Times, CNN, MSNBC, Spike Lee, Oprah, USA Today, and lots of other places. That is a hoax. That is what Don't Make the Black Kids Angry is about.
Pathbreakers: U.S. Marine African American Officers in Their Own Words - Oral History Anthology with 21 Personal Accounts Covering 60 Years of Service - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Jr.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,910. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This oral history anthology provides insight into the history of the African American officer experience in the U.S. Marine Corps. In the personal accounts of the 21 officers included that cover 60 years of service, the reader comes to understand how these men and women succeeded.
“Ufuk Ötesi” Cilt - I
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,930. Language: Turkish. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
Bu eseri niçin okumalısınız? Değerli kitap dostları; Kitap okumak, karanlıkta ışık olmaktır. Kitap dostlarının konuşmaları güçlü, düşünceleri berrak olur. Okuyan-araştıran insanların hafızalarında nitelikli bilgilerinden oluşan bir bilgi havuzu oluşur. Maalesef, insanlarımızın pek çoğu, kitap, gazete, dergi ve makale okumaktan hoşlanmıyor.
Sour Milk and Stolen Honey
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,340. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One woman's fight to save her husband, held hostage by Israel's brutal family laws. She races against time to save a man as he disintegrates into PTSD. Her journey takes her even to the UN. A gripping read told in real time which gives an insight into the civil and human rights injustices inside Israel itself where a narcissist can be allowed to destroy a life using the corrupt domestic laws.
The Twentieth Century West
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A thematic review of the major characters and trends in the 20th century, the first of its kind, Volume 5 of A History of the West.
Revolutions in the West
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
A history of the English, American, French and Russian revolutions, in comparison with each other, touching on human rights and what faces the Arab Spring. Volume 4 of A History of the West.
Essential Guide to China's Tiananmen Square Massacre 1989 - Overview and History, Accounts of Survivors and Dissidents, Anniversary Hearings, Current Chinese Human Rights Abuses
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 269,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This unique ebook provides a comprehensive overview of the June 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre in China on the occasion of the 25th anniversary, featuring histories, accounts of survivors and Chinese dissidents, hearings held by the U.S. Congress and the Congressional - Executive Commission on China (CECC), and stories of current Chinese human rights abuses.
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi - Volume 3: Soeharto's Fall and the Reformasi Era
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 297,030. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Vol 3 covers the chaotic final days of General Soeharto's New Order regime, continuing turmoil under President's B.J. Habibie, Abdurrahman Wahid and Megawati Sukarnoputri – the violent separation of East Timor; civil war in Maluku; black operations in Papua; the bloody insurgency in Aceh; the advent of Islamic terrorism – and the election (and re-election) of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
Standing With Wendy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 519,570. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This work contains transcripts of almost 64 hours of debate and testimony on the Texas Senate and House floors, starting with Wendy Davis' filibuster of SB5, including the proposed House and Senate amendments for HB2, and ending with powerful citizen testimony on these bills.
Freedom of Speech in England: Its Present State and Likely Prospects
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: British English. Published: May 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Freedom of Speech in England: Its Present State and Likely Prospects, is a defence of freedom of speech without exceptions. It begins with a standard defence of speech in sexual matters, and continues with racism, Islamic radicalism and holocaust denial. It is a controversial work of hard core libertarian polemic.
Corporate America & The N-Word
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,850. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
FBI Hate Crime Report finds 66.4 % of all race related hate crimes were perpetrated against African Americans and 52.4 % of offenders were white. Unlike focus on race relations involving potentially criminal acts such as shootings of unarmed blacks by white citizens and law enforcement; contemporary hate speech, racially motivated assaults and workplace murders remain mostly unexamined - until now
Letters from Palestine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,420. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Many books have dealt with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the Israeli perspective. However, few reflect the Palestinian point of view. Letters from Palestine offers an American audience a rare opportunity to listen to actual Palestinian people as they describe what it is like to live in the occupied territories of the West Bank or Gaza, or to grow up as a Palestinian in the U.S.
The Negro in Federal Employment: The Quest for Equal Opportunity
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A classic resource, now with new 2012 Foreword, from Quid Pro Books: a study of civil rights in the U.S. civil service at a time of tumultuous change and reexamination. Praised widely on its initial publication in 1967, Krislov's book remains an important part of the canon on African American history, labor and civil service, and the political science of federal employment and bureaucracies.
Occupying America: We Shall Overcome
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This is arguably the most comprehensive book about the Occupy and 99% Movements written up until now. From a history of American revolutions to documenting class warfare waged against us by the rich, this book is not the first to predict the probability of civil unrest in the US, but it makes the strongest case yet for that to occur
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi Volume 1 - The Struggle for Independence and the Sukarno Era
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 250,720. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Volume 1 in this three-volume set covers the Indonesian Army’s revolutionary roots, its fighting doctrine, and provides accounts of major operations – the independence struggle, consolidation of the Republic, military campaigns against CIA-backed regional separatists in Sumatra and Sulawesi during the late-1950s, the “liberation’ of West Irian and the “Confrontation” with Malaysia.
Against a Tide of Evil
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Pegasus Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Against a Tide of Evil is a strident and passionate cri de coeur. It is the deeply personal account of one man driven to extreme action by the unwillingness of those in power to stop mass murder. It explores what empowers a man like Mukesh Kapila to stand up and be counted, and to act alone in the face of global indifference and venality.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Mass Atrocity Prevention and Response Options (MAPRO): A Policy Planning Handbook - Stopping Genocide
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,490. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Handbook is designed to be a reference for policy makers to monitor, prevent, and if necessary respond to genocide and other mass atrocity situations.