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The Limitations of Household Surveys: Methodological Considerations in the Selection of the Unit of Analysis by Rodolfo Tello
Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
One of the most widely used methods of socioeconomic data collection employed by international development and environmental conservation organizations is household surveys. However, the household is a highly diverse entity. This book addresses the variability and complexity of households, questioning their adequacy as a unit of statistical analysis in survey research.
Food Outlook: Biannual Report on Global Food Markets. June 2016 by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This issue of Food Outlook includes a special features section,"Pulses: A multi-faceted crop" that presents information and production, consumption and trade statistics on pulses, the contribution of pulses to environmental sustainability and nutritional benefits of pulses.
Blown Away: Lost From the Storm by Donna Markiewicz
Series: The Road to Reinvention, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Read the emotional true account of what I experienced during the tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri. The tragic events that I lived through there were the worst obstacles that I faced while working toward my goals. This is the second book of my series, The Road to Reinvention.
Perchè fanno la Jihad - I foreign fighters europei e la loro vera minaccia by Jean-Paul Ney
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,260. Language: Italian. Published: June 21, 2016 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Essay » Political
Libro sulla minaccia rappresentata dai combattenti di origine europea che si arruolano nelle fila dell'Isis per combattere in Siria e Iraq, ma anche per compiere attentati in Europa, come già accaduto con i fatti di Parigi e Bruxelles.
Science is Ethics as Electics. by Richard Lung
Price: Free! Words: 117,500. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
A universe, by definition independent, implies its own freedom. The debate, whether the universe is determined or governed by laws of chance, takes the opposite ends to a range from zero to infinite choice. Science is measurement, whose logic is an increasing power of choice to give the most accurate information. Knowledge and freedom depend on each other. They are the dynamic of progress.
La guerra silenziosa - La crisi dell'Europa e la rinascita mediterranea che ci salverà by Tiziana Alterio
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,750. Language: Italian. Published: June 15, 2016 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Libro sulla crisi che sta colpendo sopratutto i Paesi dell'Europa mediterranea a vantaggio di quelli nordeuropei e il modo per uscire dalla dittatura dell'Euro. Con intervista all'economista Antonio Maria Rinaldi
Settlement Patterns and Ecosystem Pressures in the Peruvian Rainforest: Understanding the Impacts of Indigenous Peoples on Biodiversity by Rodolfo Tello
Price: Free! Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
To what extent do regional socioeconomic processes influence the level of ecosystem pressure being exerted by indigenous groups? In Manu National Park, increments in environmental pressures have been associated with an increased disruption of the indigenous livelihoods, created mostly by the intensification of regional socioeconomic activities and changes in settlement patterns.
Historical Overview of Racism in the Military - Colonial Period, American Revolution, War of 1812, Civil War, Indian Campaigns, Spanish-American, World War I and II, Korean, Vietnam, Contemporary by Progressive Management
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,040. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » History » Military
This overview is designed to assist the reader in acknowledging and understanding the historical context of overt racist and discriminatory policies and practices in our military and how these dynamics and policies were perpetuated within the Armed Services.
How the Catholic Church Became Naughty…And Where the Real Hindrance to Reform Lies by Jack Doherty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,340. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict, Nonfiction » Social Science » Christian studies
Pope Francis called his cardinals and bishops vane and power-hungry. For 17 centuries they have been handing on the Vatican mindset of clerical arrogance and a self-estimation of superiority over everyone and everything. The author points out how outsiders, how only a priesthood that includes celibate, married, male and female priests will bring about reform of the Catholic Church.
The Way to Work, the Living Plant: Better Farming Series, no. 1 by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This handbook is designed for intermediate level agricultural education and training.
Innate Resistance to Sexual Abuse by William Katzhaus
You set the price! Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sexual abuse & harassment
The hypothesis that sexual abuse among humans is innate persists. Anthropological studies indicate that it is culture that accounts for the presence or absence of rape. Close examination of hunter-gatherer cultures have found very strong resistance to all forms of domination. There is greater evidence to support the hypothesis that resistance to sexual abuse is innate.
Farmer Field School: Guidance Document Planning for Quality Programmes by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 26,450. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This FFS Guidance Document focuses on the process and critical decisions that are necessary when starting a new FFS programme, and guides the reader through the essential steps required to establish a solid basis for such programmes, in tune with the specific local conditions.
An Adaptive Family Values Conscience by TaraElla
Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
The family as an institution has existed for the entire duration of human civilization, and in all but a few unfortunate exceptional cases, has served to support and enrich the lives of humans in countless generations. This book is dedicated to ideas of how we can adaptively apply the ideals of family values to modern society.
The Secret Behind Dead and Missing Black Americans: Where are they? Who took them? And Why? by Xavier James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
There are black men and women still missing since the 1970's and 80's. How could they just disappear without a trace? Where are the cold case files? Who's sweeping their memories under the rug? What's happening to our family and friends? Abductions...murders...and disappearances are examined as Xavier James exposes hidden facts and offers plausible solutions that could literally save your life.
Inclusive Business Models: Guidelines for improving linkages between producer groups and buyers of agricultural produce by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 43,430. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Aimed at designers of agricultural value chain projects, rural development projects and enterprise development projects, together with grassroots NGOs that implement smallholder commercialization projects, these guidelines have been developed to facilitate the design and implementation of interventions that strengthen business models linking smallholders to value chains.
Las Directrices voluntarias para lograr la sostenibilidad de la pesca en pequeña escala en el contexto de la seguridad alimentaria y la erradicación de la pobreza by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 13,130. Language: Spanish. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Las presentes Directrices voluntarias para lograr la sostenibilidad de la pesca en pequeña escala en el contexto de la seguridad alimentaria y la erradicación de la pobreza se han elaborado como complemento del Código de Conducta de la FAO para la Pesca Responsable (en adelante, el Código) de 1995.
Directives d’application volontaire visant à assurer la durabilité de la pêche artisanale dans le contexte de la sécurité alimentaire et de l'éradication de la pauvreté by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 13,380. Language: French. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Les présentes Directives volontaires visant à assurer la durabilité de la pêche artisanale dans le contexte de la sécurité alimentaire et de l’éradication de la pauvreté ont été rédigées comme complément au Code de conduite de la FAO pour une pêche responsable de 1995 (le Code).
Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines) represent the first ever international instrument dedicated to small-scale fisheries. They represent a global consensus on principles and guidance for small-scale fisheries governance and development.
The Age of Locust by Luis Carlos Molina Acevedo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
THE AGE OF LOCUST is a cultural essay about locust invasions in Colombia during the twentieth century. The biblical plague was a scourge to agriculture. It caused a great economic impact. The task of combating it was a civic and government work. Several programs were launched by the State to definitively eradicate it.
Exploring the concept of water tenure by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 33,560. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Natural Resources, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This paper seeks to provide answers to the following questions: (a) What is water tenure? (b) Does water tenure really exist or is water simply too different from other natural resources policies and practices? (d) Is there scope for further work on the possible development of guidelines on water tenure?