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The Subway Diaries by Heidi Kole
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,920. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Music » Biography(5.00 from 1 review)
Heidi leads you on a guided tour through a subterranean world peopled by creative artists and sidewalk visionaries. Down winding tunnels and across gritty subway platforms, through her writing, both gritty and raw, she introduces you to an underground world and unforgettable cast of characters, a world that millions pass through, but few know well.A world where the music is the heartbeat of NYC.
Litter-ology: Understanding Littering and the Secrets to Clean Public Places by KKCCTC & Robert Curnow
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,140. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology(5.00 from 1 review)
Imagine if all our public places were clean and free of litter. In Litter-ology, environmental psychologists Karen Spehr & Rob Curnow share insights gained from over 20 years working on changing people’s disposal behaviour. Based on up to date research evidence, Litter-ology is a highly readable guide for all those who are trying to get results in keeping their public places clean & litter free.
Our Own Day Here by Richard Risemberg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a collection of observations on community exploring how we get around, get along, and get a living in a world where not only nature but our own human nature are often hidden in plain sight.
China Experts the Unorthodox by Chi Chu Chang
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a book intended to give the reader some unique insights into the psyche and behaviors of the people of modern China. It has been authored by two expatriates from Australia and the US, who have resided and worked in China mainland for over a decade each. So, settle back and enjoy reading an original take on why the Chinese do what they do.
Women and Sport in India and the World: Examining the History and Suggesting Policy Reforms by Karmanye Thadani
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 64,460. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law(5.00 from 1 review)
Do you know of female cricketers outperforming male counterparts while playing each other? Or about female car-racers who compete with men and win? Ever wondered what challenges female sportspersons face and have faced historically? What steps have been taken to promote gender equality in sport? And what more needs to be done? Here's a book that deals with these questions.
Violence: A Writer's Guide Second Edition by Rory Miller
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,360. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society(5.00 from 1 review)
The first edition of "Violence: A Writer's Guide" received praise from best-selling authors like Barry Eisler, Brent Weeks and Steve Perry. The second edition includes nearly 50% more information. Things like being injured and the psychology of weapon choice. Important details from a working professional in the world of violence.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010 by Rory Miller
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.
Social Truths by Dan Brook
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Psychology » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Social Truths is about better understanding society to better understand ourselves. This book lays out a buffet of sociological nuggets about society, allowing you to take in deep concepts in bite-sized ways that are easily digestible and surprisingly delicious. Bon appetit!
Don't Make Me Over: Coming of age as an anthropologist in New Guinea by Nancy Sullivan
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 172,450. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural(5.00 from 1 review)
A memoir in essay form about living and working in Papua New Guinea for 24 years, which is both personal and anthropological. It is about parenting, media influence, social change, gender, sexual antagonism and raising girls in a rapidly changing third world setting.
Actionable Evaluation Basics: Getting succinct answers to the most important questions [minibook] by E. Jane Davidson
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.
Last Wish: Stories to Inspire a Peaceful Passing (Updated Edition with New Hospice Story) by Lauren Van Scoy, M.D.
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,180. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012 by Transmedia Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Last Wish portrays unvarnished, real-life stories of people reaching the end of life and struggling with approaching mortality. They will inspire you through their courage, conviction and spirit, and shine a light on the world of the intensive care unit. Last Wish also contains a decision-making "Compass" to guide you through the choices in life, death and what happens in-between.
The Fourth Branch by John Pepin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,250. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Tired of the blatant corruption of our government? Like to see an end to crony capitalism? Wouldn't it be nice if our elected leaders followed our Constitution, hey what the heck, what about following their own laws? Getting fed up with it? I know how you feel, I felt the same way too, until I thought of... a Fourth Branch.
Dust Net by David Dvorkin
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 38,610. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies(5.00 from 1 review)
Walls have always given us privacy, safeguarding us from the eyes and ears of others. That’s about to change. Surveillance drones the size of insects will be superseded by surveillance devices the size of specks of dust floating in the breeze. They will watch us, but they will also let us communicate with each other in ways that no government or corporation will be able to intercept or block.
A Weaver of Inclines by Tim Candler
Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,180. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural(4.00 from 1 review)
A Weaver of Inclines, tells of our hero's first attempt to belong to the clans of the English. This attempt is ably assisted by a man of many parts whose substance and advice is up for debate.
Appearing in Pubic by Rothwell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology(4.00 from 1 review)
pubic hair is ripe with mystery. is it a sublime glory or a sign of a slut? why have we got pubic hair? where does it come from? what, if any, is the point of it? what are the advantages and disadvantages? . what is normal? what is natural? the aim of this small book is to try to answer some of these questions and, perhaps, to raise even more.
Shit that Pisses Me Off by Peg Tittle
Series: Shit that Pisses Me Off, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 12,740. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011 by Magenta. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Should you need a license in order to become a parent? What’s wrong with calling people Ms. and Mr.? Why is casual day at the office insulting? Why should you take down the flag? Is women’s fiction really women’s fiction? Should we have professional jurors? Why shouldn’t athletes take performance-enhancing drugs? Why should you boycott marriage? And let’s talk about the weather report…
The Brilliant Women Collection by Eve Merrier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies(5.00 from 6 reviews)
‘It is simply a celebration of those unselfish women who have forged ahead in their chosen field and raised awareness of women’s issues in the process. The consistent message in this book is: ‘be yourself’ and ‘never give up’. A nice inspiring read.’ ‘It’s a tonic for young and old… one to recommend to your daughters when they are making life decisions.’
Becoming a Change Artist by Gerald M. Weinberg
Series: Quality Software Managment, Book 7 · Consulting Secrets, Book 7. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Programming(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In Volume 7 of the highly acclaimed Quality Software series, Gerald M. Weinberg illustrates how skilled people (Change Artists) work to create a supportive environment for software engineering —an environment in which your organization can realize long-lasting gains in quality and productivity by learning the artistry of managing change.
The Prostitution Delusion Book One: Debunking 43 Myths That Falsely Condemn Prostitution* and Transforming It into Worship of the Goddess by Mark Laurence Donald Emerson
Price: $3.96 USD. Words: 65,410. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade, Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships » Sex & religion(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Prostitution Delusion presents two complementary themes. One theme identifies 43 reasons that prostitution is supposedly "harmful and evil." This Book One DEBUNKS the first 9 as false myths. The second theme transforms prostitution FROM THE PROFANE TO THE SACRED via 18 sexually explicit stories that are true--they are sweet, surprising, romantic, poignant, beautiful and deeply spiritual.