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Atul Gawande's Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
This is a Summary of Atul Gawande's Being Mortal, where this bestselling author tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending.
Black Children and the U.S. Education System
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Children's Studies
This book explains why black children are falling way behind white students academically in U.S. Schools. I explain all the social and economic disparities that has contributed to this problem. This book gives a detailed history of education in this country from slavery to present day in relation to blacks.
Mam-Gu
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
Creative non-fiction piece about a family myth, ancestors, memory and the truth.
Media Moner
Series: Words To Elate. Price: Free! Words: 13,680. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Bolton is paranoid about the media, he tries to make sense of what it really is, how it functions its purpose, aims and goals in the society and how it has influenced him over the past decades , although he is very scared of finding himself in the media spotlight someday, at the same time he discovers an urge, an important value the world owes the media.
Lasting Relationship: Top 7 Secrets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Marriage & Family
Many couples tend to create a lasting relationship for themselves but they end up creating an enabling milieu for all types of unwanted relationships.
The Concept and the Meaning of I(i)nternational R(r)elations
Series: Papers in International Relations. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
In this paper I propose two versions and two meanings of the concept I(i)nternational R(r)elations, hoping that I will eliminate the existent terminological confusion.
The Man Issue: The Social-Spiritual Hue of Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Men's sexuality, Nonfiction » Social Science » Men's Studies
Exploring the role of men and masculine energy in our society and culture, understanding the archetypes of the male and the importance of a healthy expression of masculinity.
Dirt Ordinary
Series: Shining a Light. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by Tharsis Highlands. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Would it shock you to find that there are at least 489 new conspiracies starting every second? This is a conservative figure. From kids conspiring to steal cookies, to governments conspiring to go to war -- you will discover just how true it is that conspiracies are "dirt ordinary."
Neil Peart: Cultural Repercussions
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
An in-depth examination of the words, ideas, and professional life of Neil Peart, man of letters.
Právo šaría pro nemuslimy
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 15,520. Language: Czech. Published: September 11, 2015 by CSPI International. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies, Nonfiction » Law » Islamic law
Islám je politický systém s vlastní sbírkou zákonů, která se nazývá šaría. Právo šaría stojí na úplně jiných principech než náš právní systém. Mnoho jeho nařízení se týká nemuslimů. Co znamená právo šaría pro naše občany? Jakým způsobem se nás dotýká? Měli bychom jej vůbec povolit?
Communities Creating Health: What Would Happen If the Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Health Interventions Became Something We Do with Communities Rather than to Them?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: American English. Published: September 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
People want to lead satisfying lives, and that includes feeling well. Health, as defined by medicine, is only part of feeling well, and yet the majority of our society’s health investments go to the health care sector. Understanding the goals that communities see for themselves, and pursuing those along with medically defined ones, has the potential to create lasting improvements in health.
Des Iles à la Métropole, confessions d’un Antillais
Price: $3.35 USD. Words: 29,880. Language: French. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A travers « Des Iles à la Métropole, confessions d’un antillais », Ednard Pyrée se penche d’une manière toute personnelle, mais très sincère, sur les rapports compliqués et en même temps très passionnés entre les Antilles, l’Afrique et la Métropole.
The Imaginary of Exaggeration
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Essay on the oral tradition as a generator of cultural products
Uma Década Queer: 50 Entrevistas em Português (2004-2014)
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 7, 2015 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
Existem sexualidades, feminismos, ideologias, políticas, pessoas, opiniões, agendas. Porquê olhar a realidade LGBT como um monolito que pensa ou reivindica a mesma coisa a todo o tempo e a uma só voz? - Bruno Horta
Cartas De Amor A Mi Novia
Price: Free! Words: 29,520. Language: Spanish. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Profecias de Jesucristo a su novia - la iglesia verdadera. Consistiendo de verdadera santos. Tambien los que quieren ser santos. Con la ayuda de Dios - SI SE PUEDE.
CQEC Journal Inter-Agency Working 2015
Price: Free! Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This edition, originally published in 2005 and widely referenced, has been reprinted in 2015 to gives research students in our partner universities wider access to the material. The focus here is on Inter-Agency working in Health, Housing, Education, Crime, Community and through Leadership roles. The articles are crisply written and highly relevant. In some cases, prophetic.
Conceptul şi semnificaţia R(r)elaţii I(i)nternaţionale
Series: Lucrări în Relaţii Internaţionale. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: Romanian. Published: September 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
În această lucrare propun două versiuni şi semnificaţii ale conceptului R(r)elaţii I(i)nternaţionale, în speranţa că voi elimina confuzia terminologică existentă.
555 Days in Beijing
Series: The Scrappy Traveller Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,900. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
555 Days in Beijing is the story of a Canadian teaching English in China. These journal entries talk about the parts of international travel that come up after the honeymoon period; when you’ve settled in and are living and working as a local. They poignantly and humorously highlight the author’s struggle for recognition as a human being in a foreign culture.
The Rise of the American Teenager
Price: Free! Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
This award-winning essay discusses the social foundations of “teenage” history, and how it was different to be a “teenager” across history. Moreover, this in-depth study will help explain current social phenomena from legal emancipation from a parent to the birth of the “tweener” or pre-teen subcultural notion.
Looking at Women
Series: What Were We Thinking?!. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Essay » Literature
From big-game hunting to understanding NASCAR, women face the challenges of the 21st century with determination and strength. Well, most of them do. Some of them think obsessively about clothes and sex instead. Evan Gillespie reviews a handful of books that, although written by women, are instructive for everyone as examples of the myriad ways that millennial women see themselves.