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Dialectics on Global Jihad_The Syrian Front
Price: Free! Words: 37,720. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This is a brief dissertation on ‘global jihad’ focusing on the war in Syria. It presents an argument on the significance of the element of religion in the war and the fact that it can be a beginning for a large-scale religious war.
WHAT IS TRUTH? POWERS THAT WERE, POWERS THAT ARE The shifting history and impact of communications, movements and the media
Price: Free! Words: 547,800. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Abortion & Birth Control, Essay » Sociology
The shifting history and impact of communications, movements and the media
Sex, Family and Fertility, Volume 2
Price: Free! Words: 60,750. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
"Timothy t Schwartz challenges prevailing wisdom ... with a strong set of data. He shows the relationship between marriage, family, fertility, agriculture, and emigration in rural Haiti. He relates beliefs with behavior and opportunities and strategies for living. In the process he makes much sense of rural Haitian life." Bill Wedenoja, Missouri State University
Life Reality
Price: Free! Words: 178,790. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Law » Government / General
This is part 7 of a 10 books suite. In this one I will create the basic principles that can form a new reality on earth following the conclusions I gained from my previous writings. I will do that with my usual, casual, kick-butt style, since that’s the best all round way. Still, be wary that this is revolutionary stuff not meant for everybody.
The Young Desert Farmer
Price: Free! Words: 62,990. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
A small dry sluggish feudal village in western Rajasthan came alive after the villagers managed to pump irrigation water from great depth. Tan Dan and his livestock breeding clan became commercial farmers more powerful than the former feudal lords. Tenants became landowners participating in the casteridden political game of the area. Tan Dan tried modern farming based on agricultural science.
Ignorance and Evil: An Analysis of Racism in South Africa
Price: Free! Words: 30,120. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Evil is the ultimate example of how actively clinging to old outdated paradigms can and does have severe repercussions for humanity. This book suggests that evil is real and that evil people and evil institutions do exist. And often, as had been the case in South Africa, extreme evil is committed in the name of religion with the perpetrators cloaking their despicable behaviour in its name.
United States Human Expedition
Price: Free! Words: 20,550. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
This title covers the systematic flaws of the leverage over human need held by money. I discuss some viable options of ways to deal with social and economic inequality. There are countless differences between natural selection and what is happening for profit.
The American Iceberg: Debt, Inflation and Money
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
United States total debt, public and private, not just Federal debt, grew from $82 billion in 1916 to $70 trillion in 2010, almost a thousand times bigger. The cause is traced back to decisions made in 1787 and 1790 by framers of the Constitution and members of the First Congress. The remedy is to now correct their mistakes by properly funding the U.S. economy with "dollar" properly defined.
Abortion is Not Logical
Price: Free! Words: 14,850. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Abortion & Birth Control
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Arguments in favor of abortion are humorously exposed as illogical, by way of compelling (but rather bizarre) examples, logical reasoning and historical/legal research.
Chum for Thought: Throwing Ideas into Dangerous Waters
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 53,200. Language: American English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Collected essays: The new guy in a small conservative town radiates optimism as he explores values, virtues, and his faith in personal, community, and human progress. "His writing is humorous, bold, and adventurous all at once ... channeled through a facility for language and the music of words." He is variously friend, teacher, inquisitor, and voice crying out in the wilderness.
Daughters are Diamonds: Honour, Shame & Seclusion - A South African Perspective
Price: Free! Words: 41,790. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
'Daughters are Diamonds' is a groundbreaking study on the objectification of women in honour-bound, traditionalist societies. The study asks questions about the failures of democracy in protecting minority rights, especially those with regard to women. It looks in particular at the case study of Indian Muslim women in South Africa.
Death of N-Words
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
(5.00 from 1 review)
Many people make excuses for using various forms of the N-word. No matter the version, the N-word is still one of the most racially charged, controversial words in this country. Depending on how it's used, one can expect a punch or a hug. Although the word has become trendy, an unwritten rule states only certain groups can say it--which only fuels the confusion associated with using the word.
开枪还是不开枪 中国与东欧的后极权主义 (To Shoot or Not To Shoot)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 200. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
为什么东欧的共产主义政权垮台了,而中国的共产党政权却能延续至今?为什么有的掌权者可以毫不犹豫地向抗议者开枪,有的却手足无措?埃尔朗根-纽伦堡大学政治系教授Mark R. Thompson给出了更系统化的答案。
Den Fria Marknaden har snart gjort 99% av oss utfattiga (Swedish/Svenska)
Series: Från Konsumtion till Internet i en Värld av Elektricitet, Första Boken. Price: Free! Words: 76,710. Language: Swedish. Published: May 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
(5.00 from 1 review)
Om inget annat så visade den ekonomiska krisen 2008 hur nära vi är en ekonomisk kollaps av det system vi alla lider under idag. Det system som kallas den ”fria marknaden”. Boken visar hur vi kommit dit vi är med början för 100 år sedan med en viss Edward Bernays som skapade en ny politisk idé byggd på att styra människors irrationella känslor så de blev lyckliga och lugna genom konsumtion.
Eurasians at the Grassroots - Vol. 1
Price: Free! Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Eurasians at the Grassroots - Vol.1 is a collection of short stories regarding Eurasians and the memories of Eurasians. Its purpose is to collect and publish stories as a collective work about Eurasians, by Eurasians and for Eurasians. There are stories about Eurasians contributed from Malaysia, Singapore, as well as from Australia, The Netherlands and USA.
Religion, Values, and Experiences: Black and Hispanic American Attitudes on Abortion and Reproductive Issues
Price: Free! Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Abortion & Birth Control
How do black and Hispanic Americans feel about abortion and other pressing social issues? Public Religion Research Institute's 2012 demographic survey uncovers opinions regarding the morality and legality of abortion, the importance of contraception, and the role of religiosity in shaping views on reproductive matters.
Your Mark On The World, Stories of service that show us how to give more with a purpose without giving up what's most important.
Price: Free! Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Your Mark On The World combines inspiring stories of ordinary people doing remarkable things to make the world a better place with practical advice to empower you to give more to a cause (charity, non-profit or social venture) without giving up a career or family.
2012 Genesis - A New Beginning for Humanity
Price: Free! Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Mark Kalita. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The date of 12-21-2012 in the Mayan Long Count Calendar is only the end of an epoch. There have been many epochs ending, and in each instance, another starts. The impending doom many fear is not found in any of the classic Maya accounts, and misrepresents Maya history, and culture. The reality is that in the future, goodness, lovingkindness, and harmony will reign, verified by many traditions.
Clutterbug: A zine about stuff
Price: Free! Words: 17,580. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
(3.00 from 1 review)
Look around you right now: how much 'stuff' do you have? This zine is all about chucking stuff out, resisting buying new stuff, and looking at the processes of how we engage with stuff along the way. I consider the 'buy-ology' of why we desire and buy what we do in the first place and also 'flow': the exact opposite of the desire-acquire cycle. If you hoard stuff, or purge, this will interest you.
The Art Teacher
Series: Growing Up Southern · The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An essay about an art teacher's lasting impact on his students.