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Game over
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,100. Language: German. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Die Besucherzahlen in Thailands Go-Go-Bars, Bier-Bars und anderen Vergnügungsstätten, gehen seit Jahren dramatisch zurück. Die Auswirkungen sind am deutlichsten in den teuersten Rotlichtbezirken Thailands zu sehen, Phuket und Bangkok. Außer in der Hochsaison, sind die Go-Go-Bars und Bierbars meistens gähnend leer. Eine schonungslose Analyse, die unbequeme Wahrheiten aufdeckt.
2010 State of the Future Summary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 790. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
Can civilization implement solutions fast enough to keep ahead of the looming challenges? The world is in a race between implementing ever-increasing ways to improve the human condition and the seemingly ever-increasing complexity and scale of global problems. The 2010 State of the Future is a guide the the latest thinking on both the challenges and the solutions looming in the near future.
The 90-Minute Effect: How We Shape Our Lives by the Hollywood Formula and Rarely Reach Our Own Happy Endings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,530. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
'The 90-Minute Effect' explores the subtle manner in which all good stories are molded and shows how we as audience members shape our own lives according to what we see on screen and read in books.
Death, Dying and Disappearing During the 1980's
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: British English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
This is a collection of news stories about death and dying. They were assembled by the author from scrapbooks maintained during he 1980’s. They are all true stories however bizarre they may appear. There are tales of death by design, by unfortunate accident, death in the animal world, wills, ghosts and the loss of once common or everyday items. A book to dip into, rather than a long read.
The Reality Of God Forces Other Realities
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Atheistic and Agnostic studies
If you build a world on the basis of the unknown, the reality or fulfillment will always represent a threat of some sort. The would in which we live uses inferences, hypothises and theories and the primary reference points to substantiate its foundation. This clues us in on why there is so much change and evolution, because little is certain. This is a very unstable position to be in.
Living the Oath: Warriors Take It, Families Endure It
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Michael Martinez, a Marine veteran, stepped on a bomb during a 2010 patrol in Afghanistan and lost both legs…Christian Bagge, an Army veteran lost his legs to a 2005 roadside bomb blast in Iraq…Their experiences, like those of the other subjects in the book, reveal how hardship and suffering can result in a greater awareness of what it means to be a human being.
'Your Neighbours' The Gypsies in Australia
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 74,960. 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.
CSR: Towards a DEFINITION
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by CreatiVentures. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
What is CSR? Can there be a single definition possible? What is CSR anyway? This book will give in-depth overview of the theoretical aspects such as definitions, evolution, and philosophical impetus of the term CSR.
Real Life Knowledge: Economic Literacy in Improving Student Achievement and the Quality of Education
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
“Every event whether embedded in a class in history or social studies, has an underlying economic subtext” (Catalbiano 2013, P. 34).
'The Flying Whip' -The Story of Braithwaite 'Brait' Wilson and the Ullswater Foxhounds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,300. Language: British English. Published: August 24, 2014 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Braithwaite "Brait" Wilson was appointed whipper-in to the Ullswater Foxhounds in 1911, aged 26, having followed hounds most of his life. His agility and swift-footedness soon earned him the nickname of 'The Flying Whip'. However, his military service during WWI and later life have always been an enigma, but Ron's account using contemporary reports, begins to throw some light on this.
Hope or Terror: Gandhi and the Other 9/11
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
100 years before September 11, 2001, on September 11, 1906, M.K. Gandhi officially launched the world's first Satyagraha, or strategic, nonviolent resistance campaign. In this short book, noted peace scholar Michael Nagler tells the story of the birth of Satyagraha (literally "clinging to truth") in South Africa.
The George Miller/Romero Connection, Was Mad Max a Survivor of the Zombie Holocaust?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,050. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
Comparison of film genres... Zombie and Holocaust. Focusing mainly on George A Romero and George Miller's visions of a world gone mad. And drawing the conclusion that both actually took place in the same universe... one caused the other!
Shut Up & Give?
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,200. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business, Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
We can no longer just shut up and give. If we want to see poverty wiped out, we have to start questioning our approach. We can no longer keep supporting the same projects year in and year out without examining the results. They’re not creating sustained change. This is a journey around the world to discover sustainable solutions to global poverty.
The Intellectual Roots of Grounded Theory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Grounded theory is an open-ended approach to research that can be adapted to many uses. This article shows how adaptable grounded theory is and was meant to be. Originating in the Chicago school of Sociology about 100 years ago, GT does not have to be about technicalities, but researchers can use it as an adaptable and open-ended approach to developing understandings of human situations.
British Patriotism-A Newcomer’s Perspective
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Dr Nicholas Beecroft interviews William Nkata Masembe on his perspective on British Patriotism as a Ugandan who has come to live in London. He describes those things that he loves about Britain and the British and gives his observations on how multiculturalism is working.
African in the 21st Century
Price: Free! Words: 26,150. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
What is the role of an African in the 21st century? The book seeks to ask Africans worldwide about their role in global issues as they relate to wealth and economic prosperity. Prior to the start of the 20th century the role of Africans was already largely defined, however in the 21st century Africans have not defined their roles as visibly as the West and Asia-Pacific have done. Jerry Skhosana
CSR: An Antidote for Selfishness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014 by CreatiVentures. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Research & development
Is Human nature Selfish? Is there something called gene selfishness? If so, can the gene selfishness be reprogrammed? Can CSR be a useful tool to alter the core nature of human beings? How can we make that paradigm shift in the selfish nature of human beings, thereby establishing the importance of CSR for the progress of the society?
حقوق الإنسان في الخدمة الاجتماعية
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 47,230. Language: Arabic. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
حقوق الإنسان في الخدمة الاجتماعية تعتبر حقوق الإنسان قديمة قدم البشرية نفسها فقد ظهرت بوادر فى المجتمعات البدائية ثم تبلورت عندما عاش الإنسان فى ظل الحضارات القديمة الفرعونية والإغريقية والرومانية وتعددت أشكالها وملامحها وإن كانت لم تأخذ حداً مميز أن يعيش الأفراد فى ظل حقوق متساوية بين المجتمع .
One Nation Inside the Bricks
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.
FBI Forensic DNA Analysis and Database: CODIS, National DNA Index System, Federal DNA Database Unit (FDDU), Familial Search, Quality Assurance, National DNA Index System (NDIS) Procedures
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,460. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
This essential guide to FBI forensic DNA analysis and database management reproduces important guides and manuals, including the National DNA Index System (NDIS) Operational Procedures Manual, FBI Quality Assurance Standards Audit for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories and Federal DNA Database Unit DNA Buccal Collection Kit Training and Procedures.