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Resolutely Towards An Adarsh by K Neelakantan
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 50,660. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2019 by Wordit CDE. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
The story of the growth of a rehabilitation center for children with developmental delays, the problems arising from ignorance, lack of proper facilities, inadequate financial resources and how these were overcome.
It's Written in Concrete by Seamus Kelly
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 41,740. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: December 7, 2019 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
In a world of spiralling, almost out-of-control negative media, Seamus Kelly tackled the sensationalised press portrayals by creating and producing a more sensitive, positive journalistic style of news reporting. This is the story of Ballymun Concrete News, a newspaper whose style of news reporting changed perceptions and played a formative role in Ireland's largest urban regeneration programme.
Poetry for Life by Booker T. Smith, Jr.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2018 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
This book, complete with colorful, captivating, high definition images, reflects the author’s unique, creative ability to express social issues in poetic form. Themes include conflict in school, addiction, mental health, choices, consequences, resiliency and the power of unconditional love. The poems are inspiring, motivational, and divine.
El Venezolano Que Fuimos 1982-2015 by Roberto de Vries
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 37,150. Language: Spanish. Published: June 19, 2018 by email@example.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
Los venezolanos no somos ni mejores ni peores que la gente que integra otros pueblos del mundo aunque sí tenemos algunas diferencias en muchos puntos de vista que son producto de nuestra historia como sociedad.
Un-Broken, To Hell and Back by De Angelo R. Moody
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,570. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
A 5-year old, weak and insecure on the streets of D.C. enters The School of Hard Knocks. There he learns to trust no one, except the truth and pain, need and rejection. Submerged deep in the darkness of sorrow he thinks himself to be the Anti-Christ. Later he matures and graduates to The School of Excellence where he earns a Ph.D. in trying and failing.
Son Of The Times: Life, Laughter, Love & Coffee by John W. Fountain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / African American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
A collection of columns, stories and essays by Award-winning writer John W. Fountain, a former national correspondent for the New York Times and staff writer at the Washington Post and Chicago Tribune.
The Field Guide for Creative Placemaking and Parks by Matthew Clarke
Price: Free! Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
This book is intended to serve as an introduction to creative placemaking for those interested in using the practice to create more and better parks in their community.
Education and EFL in Taiwan: Policy and Practice by Paul Mathews
Price: $2.99 $1.20 USD. (60% off!) Words: 105,660. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
A focus on systemic problems & issues of EFL teaching/learning in Taiwan. Despite goal posts constantly shifting, nothing changes: rote learning, exams, hierarchic structures, culturally-based vis-a-vis earned respect, cheating/plagiarism, credentialism, profiteering, linguistic incompetence,& political infighting persist. Despite 9yrs of EFL many college graduates are not competent in English.
Politics of the Temporary: An Ethnography of Migrant Life in Urban Malaysia by Parthiban Muniandy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,850. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017 by Gerakbudaya London Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
For the first time, Politics of the Temporary details the rich, complex and often difficult realities of the lives of migrants in Malaysia – experiences that are for the most part hidden from public consciousness and awareness. Through a series of reflective and critical ethnographic notes – and told in the words of migrants themselves – Parthiban Muniandy provides an intimate examination of the m
Sherlock Holmes non è morto by Massimo Siviero
Price: $3.31 USD. Words: 26,520. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Labor rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
Con una raffica d’interventi l’Autore scava nell’attualità dei nostri giorni. Non risparmia critiche al potere e affonda i suoi giudizi appuntiti come la lama di un coltello nel tessuto sociale più scottante. Questa non-fiction politicamente scorretta è scritta in uno stile non convenzionale e si legge come le pagine di un romanzo. Il romanzo della vita, dove ormai la realtà supera la fantasia
Our Digital Rights to the City by Meatspace Press
Price: Free! Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Social aspects / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
‘Our Digital Rights to the City’ is a small collection of articles about digital technology, data and the city. It covers a range of topics relating to the political and economic power of technologies that are now almost inescapable within the urban environment. Edited by: Joe Shaw and Mark Graham.
Matthew Desmond’s EVICTED: Poverty and Profit in the American City | Summary by Ant Hive Media
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
In this brilliant, heartbreaking book, Matthew Desmond takes us into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee to tell the story of eight families on the edge. Based on years of embedded fieldwork, this masterful book transforms our understanding of extreme poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving a devastating, uniquely American problem.
Napoli ed il "Partenopeismo" by Fabio Garuti
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,000. Language: Italian. Published: April 28, 2016 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
Cercare di analizzare il "fenomeno Napoli", più che la "questione Napoli" è da sempre impresa ardua, dati i tantissimi luoghi comuni che permeano tale realtà. L'unica strada percorribile, in tal senso, consiste nell'effettuare una ricerca che parta da lontano, e che, soprattutto, analizzi la realtà partenopea con occhio disincantato, al fine di cogliere sfumature, sensazioni ed aspetti importanti.
Gangs and Guerrillas - Ideas from Counterinsurgency and Counterterrorism - Understanding the Adversary, Becoming a Terrorist, Ethnography, Group Identity, Young Male Problem by Progressive Management (compiler)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,680. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
The goal of this project is to share the ideas developed to fight insurgents and terrorists and see if they can be adapted or modified to help the people of Salinas think about their city's problem with gangs in an innovative way.
Our Own Day Here by Richard Risemberg
Price: $2.99 $1.20 USD. (60% off!) Words: 36,080. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a collection of observations on community exploring how we get around, get along, and get a living in a world where not only nature but our own human nature are often hidden in plain sight.
One Nation Inside the Bricks by Jake Manning
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
In One Nation Inside The Bricks, Jake Manning takes you inside a world of violence filled with gang bangers and drug dealers. Manning has spent over 25 years working in public housing in Boston. He tells a riveting story from the front lines in the war against violence that illustrates the powerful truth that you can survive against the greatest of odds.
Designing Local: Revealing Our Truest Communities by Kyle Ezell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
A revolution in placemaking begins now. We work too hard as urban planners and designers to settle for bland, mediocre places. Our work should be inspiring and creative. Your new day and your community’s reveal is a quick but powerful read away. Help your city, town or neighborhood extract its essence and showcase itself to the world.
Bordeando la violencia contra las mujeres en la frontera norte de México by El Colegio de la Frontera Norte
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 85,220. Language: Spanish. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Bordeando la violencia contra las mujeres en la frontera norte de México, es un libro que nace de una intención feminista comprometida intelectual y éticamente para el abordaje de fenómenos sociales que limitan, obstaculizan y detienen el avance y desarrollo de las mujeres en la frontera norte de México.
A China Não Existe: Observação Comparativa da Realidade Moderna na China e o Panorama Económico, Social e Político em Portugal by Daniel Marques
Price: Free! Words: 11,010. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 17, 2014 by 22 Lions Bookstore. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
Esta obra não esconde muitas das mais perversas situações desta moderna nação que é a China e o modo de pensamento Chinês face ao ocidente, para evidenciar o que os Chineses realmente planeiam para o planeta inteiro. É uma oportunidade para conhecer este país profundamente e o que ele representa para o futuro da humanidade.
Participatory Planning in Plan Preparation by Edupedia Publications Pvt Ltd
Price: Free! Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban(5.00 from 1 review)
There are many practices in Delhi which is seen as a good example of participatory planning and the concerns arises when we want to replicate in other cities and towns then it becomes imperative to look in detail the process and their allied pros and cons so that a more effective model can be adapted and adopted for implementation.