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我们最幸福(Nothing To Envy)
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
本书荣获“2010年英国年度图书奖”、入选“2011年美国国家书卷奖非文学决选作品”。 芭芭拉·德米克用一种引人注目,而又让人难忘的方式为人们展示出“这个封闭的国家其实就是乔治.奥威尔作品《1984》的现实版”; “《我们最幸福》是一部描写朝鲜生活最好的作品。”──英国图书奖评委
Manual de Jornalismo Impresso
Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Este Manual de Jornalismo Impresso tem apenas a função de compilar algumas dicas e sugestões para facilitar o começo da escrita e actividade jornalística.
Blessed are the Introverts
Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Introverts and extroverts often just don't comprehend each other. Assuming everyone functions with the same psychological engine, however, causes misunderstandings. Diesel engines don't run on gasoline, and introverts operate differently than extroverts. This humorous article examines some of the differences between the two personality types.
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。
Abortion: What The Founding Fathers Thought About It
Price: Free! Words: 13,380. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Abortion & Birth Control
This book gives the views of the founding fathers against abortion, and describes the surprising truth about the common law abortion rule which was misinterpreted by the court in Roe v. Wade. Most importantly, the book tells how the 9th Amendment was intended to incorporate the founders' views of natural law as part of the Constitution-which would protect the unborn from the moment of conception!
Survival Guide for Beginners
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
(5.00 from 1 review)
Super storm Sandy ripped up the eastern seaboard of the United States, leaving death and destruction in its path. While everyone knew the storm's path, and when it would strike, people and the community as a whole were caught off guard by the devastation. Super storm sandy provides an example of why preparing for the worst-case scenario is the prudent path to take.
Culture and Class
Price: Free! Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Class is the strongest determinant of participation in culture and in turn, culture is a crucial marker of social difference. So does culture increase social mobility or reinforce class division? Answering this question could hold the key to understanding the widening income gap between different social groups worldwide. Yet the debate about culture and class is far from centre-stage...
Some Have Babies; Others, Regrets!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,350. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Abortion & Birth Control, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
This book examines the relevance of the creation mandate for human beings to multiply and fill the earth in today's world. It evaluates popular notions about the world being over-populated in the light of available scientific evidence.
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.
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.
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.
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。
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.
Как мужчины делают из женщин ничтожества. Курица – не птица, а баба не человек. Книга 1. Серия книг "Бревно с широко раздвинутыми ногами"
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: Russian. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
Каждая женщина считает себя личностью. Напрасно. Ни одна женщина личностью не является. Вне зависимости от расовой, национальной, профессиональной и прочей принадлежности. Любая женщина живет так, как ее запрограммировал мужчина. Как ему удобно, как ему захотелось. Женщины даже и не предполагают, кто производит образы для того, что они считают своим "Я", и зачем.
Managers' manual for the 21st century.
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Mentoring & coaching, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
This brilliant piece came out as one of the (World) best in the 2010 edition of Peter Drucker's Global Challenge. The author has thus decided to share it with the world! It is a solution-driven missive on the numerous uncertainties hobbling the sustenance of the global community and especially of businesses.
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 Christmas Gift
Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
An anthropological look at the rituals that connect Christmas and Shopping.
Adolescenti in Sicilia
Price: Free! Words: 6,480. Language: Italian. Published: May 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Di loro si parla, loro non parlano. È una generazione silenziosa quella degli adolescenti siciliani. Hanno tra i 13 ed i 19 anni: di loro, al di là degli episodi di cronaca, si conosce poco; se ne ignorano spesso le esigenze reali, le dinamiche affettive, i modelli comportamentali, i bisogni primari.