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美国参议院外交委员会西藏访问报告(2011)SFRC: A Trip Report About Tibet
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 280. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
本报告是美国参议院外交委员会成员在2010年9月7日到19日期间访问西藏的见闻,也是2008年西藏骚乱之后的第一次。本次访问的路线由参议院外交委员会职员设计,沿途了解各行各业藏人的生活,同时覆盖农村和城市。报告配有20多幅图片,并给出了对美国西藏政策的建议。
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: 30,280. 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: 20,040. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I Am Vietnamese
Price: Free! Words: 73,580. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies, Essay » Sociology
Think Pho Ga for the Vietnamese soul. This is an edgy collection of 70+ English short stories from Vietnamese people across the world about our struggles with cultural identity, failure, parents, expectations, and life itself. Contributing authors include best-sellers Madeline Truong, Andrew Pham, Andrew Lam, and MasterChef Christine Ha, and many talented amateurs.
Inferno: An Inquiry into the Willingham Fire
Price: Free! Words: 32,690. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011 by Lynn Allen. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
Cameron Todd Willingham refused to walk to his execution. To his last moment he proclaimed his innocence of the arson that claimed the lives of his children. While much has been written of the trial, conviction and execution of Willingham, Inferno is the first exploration of the possible causes of the fire that cost three children, and eventually, Willingham himself, their lives.
The 2012 American Values Survey: How Catholics and the Religiously Unaffiliated Will Shape the 2012 Election and Beyond
Price: Free! Words: 20,360. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
Explore how America’s diverse and fluid religious landscape influenced the outcome of the 2012 election in Public Religion Research Institute’s American Values Survey. This annual survey delves into the intricacies of American values, with a particular emphasis on the "Catholic vote" and the religiously unaffiliated, both of which reveal a greater complexity than previously acknowledged.