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From Condoms to Cabbages
By Thomas D'Agnes
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 109,640. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Abortion & Birth Control
From Condoms to Cabbages: An Authorized Biography of Mechai Viravaidya In Thailand, a condom is called a "Mechai". Mechai Viravaidya, Thailand's Condom King, has used this most anatomically suggestive contraceptive device to turn the conventional family planning establishment on its head. First came condom blowing contests, then T-shirts with condom shrouded anthropomorphic penises...
Fuite de l'Absolu: Observations cyniques sur l'Occident postmoderne. volume II
By Paul Gosselin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 212,010. Language: French. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Une société peut-elle se passer de mythes? C’est une question cruciale, car le mythe joue un rôle fondamental pour le développement d'une civilisation. Fuite volume II jette un regard décapant sur un monument culturel, la théorie de l'évolution. Il fait appel à des données provenant à la fois de l'anthropologie et de la philo de la science et expose les limites de la science.
The Sociology of the Professions: Lawyers, Doctors and Others
By Robert Dingwall
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
Dingwall and Lewis's renowned compilation of theorists and empirical researchers into the sociology of the professions was groundbreaking when first published in 1983 and has influenced scholars and professionals since. The new digital edition features a substantive new Foreword by Professor Sida Liu of the University of Wisconsin. Not limited to one occupation or field, as are many such studies.
The Protection of Children (Second Edition): State Intervention and Family Life
By Robert Dingwall
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,520. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
Robert Dingwall, John Eekelaar and Topsy Murray's classic study of law & social work in action is based on the most extensive investigation of child abuse/neglect in Britain. It follows cases from the first detection of mistreatment to the resolution (or otherwise) of the problem. Famed for coining the oft-used (and misplaced) phrase "the rule of optimism," the book is updated in the 2014 edition.
Fuite de l'Absolu: Observations cyniques sur l'Occident postmoderne. volume I
By Paul Gosselin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,300. Language: French. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
En Occident, nos élites affirment que l’on peut vivre sans religion. L’anthropologie indique plutôt que toute civilisation est enracinée dans une vision du monde, une religion. Il faut se demander alors quelle est la religion occidentale dominante de l’Occident? Quelles sont ses croyances fondamentales? Quels groupes la propagent et quels sont ses mythes, ses rituels et méthodes de recrutement?
The Rebel
By OSHO
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 185,970. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
A handbook for the man of the future, The Rebel is a comprehensive guide to Osho as a planetary visionary.
THE SACRED MATRIX: From the Matrix of Violence to the Matrix of Life, The Foundation for a New Civilization
By Dieter Duhm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,350. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014 by Verlag Meiga GbR. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
We all have a longing for a better world. Some of us even dare to think that such a world is actually possible, and that a world of peace, love, cooperation and abundance for all is necessary to our survival. "The Sacred Matrix" by Dieter Duhm is a manual on how to build such a new culture so that this profound yearning of humanity can be satisfied.
FINE DEL MONDO, FINE DELLA STORIA O FINE DELL' INFERNO SULLA TERRA?
By Giano Rocca
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 517,760. Language: Italian. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
Recentemente è stata paventata la "fine della storia", più di recente persino la "fine del mondo", ma le persone comuni e gli intellettuali aspettano da millenni una palingenesi che consenta la "fine dell' inferno sulla terra", ossia la fine del contrasto tra individui e società. Per raggiungere questo risultato occorre che gli esseri umani acquistino la piena conoscenza scientifica della realtà!
Historia, tradiciones y leyendas de calles de Mexico. Vol 2
By LD Books - Lectorum
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 125,370. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Este segundo volumen de Historia, Tradiciones y Leyendas de calles de México, constituye un universo completo, orgánico, cerrado: el reflejo de una ciudad durante toda una época, de sus conflictos y sus diferencias, tanto sociales como culturales, de sus creencias y supersticiones, de sus miserias y grandezas.
Historia, tradiciones y leyendas de calles de Mexico. Vol 1
By Artemio de Valle Arizpe
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,330. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Con este libro aprendemos, en un paseo a la vez geográfico y temporal, que el origen del nombre antiguo de ciertas calles de la ciudad de Mexico puede hallarse en una historia de amor o en una disposicion testamentaria, o en una tragedia.
Flight From the Absolute: Cynical Observations on the Postmodern West. volume 2
By Paul Gosselin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 227,760. Language: British English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Can a society function without myth, particularly an origins myth? Can parallels be drawn between myth and the theory of evolution? Are there parallels between the way myths gain prestige (and shield their beliefs from criticism) and how evolution is marketed? To understand how evolution’s sacred aura has been built up, advances in philosophy of science are examined.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 126, Number 8 - June 2013
By Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 163,870. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
The Harvard Law Review's June '13 ebook edition featured active Contents, linked notes, and proper formatting. Contents of Issue 8: "Racial Capitalism," by Nancy Leong; "Shallow Signals," by Bert Huang; "All Unhappy Families: Tales of Old Age, Rational Actors, and the Disordered Life," by Ariela Dubler; and an essay by Risa Goluboff on civil rights lawyers, plus student work. Book Review, "Lawyers
University of Chicago Law Review: Symposium - Immigration Law and Institutional Design: Volume 80, Number 1 - Winter 2013
By University of Chicago Law Review
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 208,750. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Emigration & Immigration
The first issue of 2013 features articles by internationally recognized legal and policy scholars of immigration and emigration, including an extensive Symposium on immigration and its issues of policy, law, administrative process, and institutional design in the United States. The issue serves, in effect, as a new and extensive book on cutting-edge issues of immigration law and policy in the U.S.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Social Capital, Policing and the Rule-of-Law: Keys to Stabilization, Military Police - Prisons, Iraq, Afghanistan
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 105,990. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Social Capital, Policing and Rule-of-Law: Keys to Stabilization reflects a breadth of U.S. Army War College Strategy Research papers which tackled tough issues. Stabilization is a process in which personnel identify and mitigate underlying sources of instability to establish the conditions for long-term stability.
Flight From the Absolute: Cynical Observations on the Postmodern West. volume I.
By Paul Gosselin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,770. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Does “religious belief” concern only those believing in some form of the supernatural or is everyone religious? What if religion was simply a set of beliefs enabling us to make sense of our lives? Might even "secular" Western elites be religious? How would this affect our view of the history of Western civilisation? Can science play a role in religion?
2014 LEEP Event, Editorial & Promotional Calendar
By Laura D Lewis
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 133,870. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013 by Laura Dawn Lewis. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
The ultimate holiday and promotional calendar for the US, UK, Canadian, Australian & Chinese Markets. Over 3800 events with source URLs arranged alphabetically, by month, by length and in 53 keyword/subject categories. Finish your media, editorial and PR planning in minutes rather than days. Created by Marketing & Editorial Professionals for Marketing & Editorial Professionals.
Interviews with the Masters: A Companion to Robert Greene's Mastery
By Robert Greene
Price: Free! Words: 260,210. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013 by Story Ark Creative. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A companion to the #1 New York Times Bestseller Mastery More than 20,000 hours of research and thought went into Robert Greene's stunning book, Mastery. In a departure from his previous works, Robert Greene interviewed nine contemporary masters. Those interviews are now available to readers for the first time.
El Veredicto de la Historia
By Martín Hernández
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 104,670. Language: Spanish. Published: November 4, 2013 by Ediciones Marxismo Vivo. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Han transcurrido ya veinte años desde el fin de la Unión Soviética y algunos más desde que el capitalismo fue restaurado en el “bloque socialista”. La burguesía anunció la “muerte del socialismo”, la “superioridad del capitalismo”, y declaró obsoletos el marxismo y las ideas revolucionarias. El autor intenta analizar la restauración en Rusia China y Cuba desde una perspectiva marxista.
Winning with the News Media - A Self-Defense Manual When You're the Story
By Clarence Jones
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,170. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
A new, updated e-book version of a classic guidebook. One of the nation's most experienced reporters and news media consultants helps you understand how the news media operate and how to cope with them. A former investigative reporter in both newspapers and television, Clarence Jones left reporting when he wrote this book to become an on-camera coach for government and corporate executives.
Kelimebaz
By Sevan Nişanyan
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 110,920. Language: Turkish. Published: October 23, 2013 by Propaganda Yayınları. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Historical & Comparative
Bu kitap Sevan Nişanyan’ın Taraf gazetesindeki Kelimebaz köşesinde 29 Ekim 2008 – 14 Aralık 2009 tarihleri arasında yayımlanan tüm makalelerini içermektedir. Yazarın Taraf’tan olaylı bir şekilde ayrılması üzerine kaleme aldığı yazı ile, daha sonraki gelişmeler çerçevesinde yazdığı hiçbir yerde yayımlanmamış Kelimebaz yazıları kitabın sonunda yer almaktadır.