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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.
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.
Face to Face: Analysis and Comparison of Facial Features to Authenticate Identities of People in Photographs
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 45,520. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Physical
"Face to Face" is for those who rely on the accurate identification of people in photographs. It covers the anatomy, analysis, measurement, and comparison of the face and ears, as well as idosyncratic traits and other identifying factors. It contains several sample face analyses and addresses post-mortem photos, surveillance photos, and more. Includes extensive glossary and bibliography.
The Politics of Law and Order: Street Crime and Public Policy
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 99,290. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Foundational and renowned study of how politicians and others use crime rates--and most of all the public perception of street crime, whether or not it is accurate--for their own purposes. Dr. Scheingold also provides a theoretical basis for his views. The follow-up to the landmark The Politics of Rights, this book is both supported in research and accessible and interesting to readers everywhere.
Social Skills - 2nd Edition
Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 46,970. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Reference, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Social Skills” is the first complete in-depth book on this topic of social skills, bringing a fresh new unique approach to improving people's social standing, fully researched rooted in the psychology and science of human interaction, on top of practical “how-to” applications. Hence, “Social Skills” goes beyond theory and shows anybody exactly how to apply their new skills in social situations.
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 Unruly Spirit: A New Look at Human Behavior
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Christian studies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
"The Unruly Spirit" examines the the building blocks of all known life--from atoms to cells to organisms--and puts forth the idea that these structures are all imbued with the triune and God-like attributes of knowledge, power and presence. It then focuses on the human cognitive process, arguing that the spirit mediates between the mind and body, and plays a major role in shaping human behaviors.
El Veredicto de la Historia
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 104,670. Language: Spanish. Published: November 4, 2013 by Ediciones Marxismo Vivo. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Han transcurrido ya veinte años desde el fin de la Unión Soviética y algunos más desde que el capitalismo fue restaurado en el “bloque socialista”. La burguesía anunció la “muerte del socialismo”, la “superioridad del capitalismo”, y declaró obsoletos el marxismo y las ideas revolucionarias. El autor intenta analizar la restauración en Rusia China y Cuba desde una perspectiva marxista.
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.
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.
Child Molesters, Child Rapists, and Child Sexual Abuse: Why and How Sex Offenders Abuse: Child Molestation, Rape, and Incest Stories, Studies, and Models
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,450. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Why would anyone sexually abuse a child? How does it happen! Clear answers and stories from victims and abusers help you: ~ Recognize circumstances that allow child sexual abuse to take place ~ Identify motivations of different types of sex offenders ~ Understand why and how someone could sexually abuse a child with this concise book (15,000 words, about 60 pages if it were a paperback).
Culture Briefing: India - Your guide to Indian culture and customs
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,350. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Culture Briefing: India provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Indian people. Whether traveling to India, working on a class paper or doing business with the Indians, you'll find Culture Briefing: India an invaluable resource.
The Fourth Branch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,250. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Do you agree that our legislators should be held to their own laws? Shouldn't the mechanism of government be put to the people's benefit instead of the politician's? And isn't it a fundamentally unfair system, where the government forces us to follow their laws... but refuse even to follow our Constitution? If you agree, you need to read... The Fourth Branch.
A Primer on Sensible and Social Construction
Series: Primers on Category-Based Nested Forms. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
This 4200 word primer is the second in a series on the category based nested forms. Humans innately produce two types of construction, sensible and social. These two types are interdependent. Their structure can be elucidated using the nested form. The empty slot nested form itself serves as an example for both types of construction.
A Costly American Hatred
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by Joseph Dole. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
A Costly American Hatred is an in-depth look at how America’s hatred of “criminals” has led the nation down an expensive path that not only ostracizes and demonizes an ever growing segment of the population, but is also now so pervasive that it is counterproductive to the goals of reducing crime and keeping society safe, wastes enormous resources, and destroys human lives.
Timeline of the Popes - A History from St Peter to Francis I
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,360. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » Social Science » Christian studies
Pope Francis, who succeeded Benedict XVI after his surprise resignation in March 2013 is the 266th person to occupy the office said to have first been held by St. Peter, a humble fisherman who became a disciple of Christ and, eventually, the man Jesus described as the ‘rock’ upon which he would build his Church.
'Your Neighbours' The Gypsies in Australia
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Kate tells of the little-known history and culture of the Gypsies in Australia from the First Fleet to the present day. By drawing on the oral history of the Romani and the written word of the non-Gypsies, her cultural heritage and five years of recent itinerant research, she reveals how this maligned, landless, ethnic nation has brought the best of their culture to share with their neighbours.
An Addicted Cross-Dresser, Married and a Happy Ending - A True Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Men's sexuality, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
A married couple come to terms with a husband’s cross-dressing after he finally reveals his secret to his wife. A true story, fictionalized, about how something as difficult and humiliating as this, can turn into a new way of living that enhances and improves this couple’s life. If the woman isn't open to the concept, it probably won't go as well as it did for this couple. 41 pages 10,500 words.
Wrongly Convicted
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,080. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
We all have a fear of being accused of something we didn’t do and being punished accordingly. When this happens the injustice can be infuriating, but usually the situation can be resolved quickly and peacefully. Sometimes, however, this occurs on such an unfathomably huge scale that it results in our freedom being taken away from us.
Bushrangers. Gods Of Heaven And Hell
Price: $1.63 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
All over the Indo-European language area in one way or another expressions of the pitchblack ruler of the Underworld - i.e. of Hell - are annually celebrated at the end of the old year and the start of the new year. Here it is argued that some Bushrangers, Highwaymen and Outlaws represent Saint Nicholas, his wife and or their son.