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So You Want to Rescue Child Sex Slaves? What You Need to Know Before You Begin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade
Based on more than a decade of experience and research, this resource introduces the basic essential information needed to respond to child sex slavery, sex trafficking and other forms of sexual exploitation. It explains the key elements of the problem, examines the essentials of effective responses, and offers practical advice and guidance for getting started or improving your existing response.
Actionable Evaluation Basics: Getting succinct answers to the most important questions [minibook]
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Avoid getting lost in indicators, measures, and analysis methods; use this guide to get clear, well-reasoned, insightful answers to the most important questions. Great tips for reporting that is succinct and straight-to-the-point without falling into the trap of oversimplification. This easy-to-read, informative minibook gives a practical overview of 6 elements essential for actionable evaluation.
The White Man’s Guide To Dating Black Women
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,960. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
How White Men Can Start Dating Black women
The Interracial Dating Book For Black Women Who Want To Date White Men
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,380. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
How Black Women Can Start Dating White Men
The Nature of Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Logic
This book takes an investigative look at life and what is it that makes us who we are. To explain our actions both historical and scientific facts are presented and analyzed. Societal and individual problems are examined and presented with realistic and logical solutions.
Daughters of Distance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
What does it mean to be a female in endurance sport? Hundreds of women open up about their realities as athletes, wives, girlfriends and mothers. From the intimacy of the bedroom to the community of competition, some of these stories will encourage and uplift. Others will surprise and infuriate. Welcome to the beautiful and complicated world of strong women.
Theory in Information Behaviour Research
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
A collection of chapters on key theories employed in research into information behaviour, i.e., how people interact with information. The chapters are written by known researchers who have employed the theories in their work.
Litter-ology: Understanding Littering and the Secrets to Clean Public Places
Price: $9.69 USD. Words: 37,140. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
(5.00 from 1 review)
Imagine if all our public places were clean and free of litter. In Litter-ology, environmental psychologists Karen Spehr & Rob Curnow share insights gained from over 20 years working on changing people’s disposal behaviour. Based on up to date research evidence, Litter-ology is a highly readable guide for all those who are trying to get results in keeping their public places clean & litter free.
Siamo in Italia
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,780. Language: Italian. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
“È incredibile constatare come nell'arco di un anno niente sia cambiato eppure tutto sia peggiorato, tutto accumuli ritardo, tutto annaspi e arranchi... Tutti consapevoli della disfatta, coinvolti nella rotta definitiva anche se non lo ammettiamo. Sì, siamo in Italia ma a pagarlo questo conto sono sempre i soliti, sono gli inermi, gli illusi”.
Thinking about the Future: Guidelines for Strategic Foresight (2nd edition)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 104,640. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Forecasting, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Thinking about the Future, by Andy Hines and Peter Bishop, distills the expertise of three dozen senior foresight professionals into a set of essential guidelines for carrying out successful strategic foresight. Presented in a highly scannable yet personable style, each guideline includes an explanation and rationale, key steps, a case example, and resources for further study.
Sex, Spirit and the Soul of Therapy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,650. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Raider Publishing International. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
By Therese Yacoub & Christian de Quincey
The Meaning of Home- Voices from the Streets
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,800. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
This book explores the notion and meaning of home from various perspectives. It is about what it is like to live and experience a life of homelessness in Melbourne. Despite the awful things that happen in the lives of the nine people; the violence and drug use and the toughness of life on the streets, it is full of hope.
The Art of Urban Survival - A family safety and self defense manual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,920. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Violence & harassment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This is an encyclopedia of crime prevention and disaster preparedness knowledge that covers a wide spectrum from; what to do if your child has been abducted, to how to decontaminate after being exposed to nuclear fallout. From; how to tell if someone is lying, to the three basic tactics used by predators.
Confessions from a Hell Bound Taxi, Book 1: Introduction to the Real World
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 42,040. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Driving taxi is like being a spy without a cause. I would see what people really do, and things that really happened--things that most people would never imagine. Shocking stories of the Real World. Complaints that can't find an ear, and things people are afraid to talk about are discussed in the back seat of a taxicab. People would tell secrets as if nobody was listening. It's time to tell all.
Culture Briefing: Morocco- Your guide to the culture and customs of the Moroccan people
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Culture Briefing: Morocco provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Moroccan people. Whether traveling to Morocco, working on a class paper or doing business with the Moroccans, you'll find Culture Briefing: Morocco an invaluable resource.
Mythbusting the Cult of Confucius
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 172,310. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
The mythbusting book about China the world needs, this book rocks the boat. It explains Chinese culture with reference to Confucianism being a brutal control system rather than wisdom. It also takes a compassionate understanding of the Chinese people as victims of some of the worst human rights abuses ever perpetrated. Plainly written, it clarifies the so-called mysteries.
The Young Guvnors
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,290. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012 by Empire Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The rise and fall of Manchester City's Young Guvnors mirrored the government's attempts to get to grips with the escalating violence at football matches throughout the 1980s. Here Rodney Rhoden, one of the youngest members of this feared group of supporters, recalls the police tactics that ended The Young Guvnors reign of terror.
Subprime Felon: Inside Federal Prison Camp
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,970. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
This book recounts Pyerse’s experience inside Herlong and at the halfway house where he was sent to readjust to society. To successfully restart his life, he first had to survive the pettiness, dehumanization, and psychological bondage of the prison camp. Then he had to overcome his own personal emotional challenges, and somehow use the exclusion from family and friends to his advantage.
A Crash Course on the Filipino Culture for Foreigners: A Fun Way to Learn About the Fascinating People and their Ways of Life in the Philippines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016 by Stefan Wurtzbach. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Geography
This book had been written to introduce foreigners to the complex but very fascinating culture of the Filipino people. Having been among Filipinos for 10 years, I have been through all phases of immersion into a whole new different culture. It had been both tough and fun for me. I hope to make it mostly fun for you by sharing my thoughts and observations through this small book.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
(5.00 from 1 review)
After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.