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The Peaceful People: The Penan and their Fight for the Forest by Paul Malone
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,710. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
The Peaceful People is the story of the Penan, the jungle nomads of Sarawak, Malaysia, on Borneo island who for decades have fought for possession and preservation of their traditional forest lands against rampant logging. Author Paul Malone provides a comprehensive account of Penan society and culture, the politics of logging and the struggle of indigenous communities.
It's Gotta Be The Shorts by Gary Wonning
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,380. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016 by The Florida Hoosier. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling, Nonfiction » General reference » Bibliographies & indices
The life and adventures of a UPS delivery driver, or as we affectionately, in the spirit of political correctness, renamed ourselves parcel Redistribution specialists.
Child-Friendly Classroom: Emerging Issues & Challenges by S. M. Rayhanul Islam
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Classroom management, Nonfiction » Social Science » Children's Studies
I believe that all children are entitled to be happy and enjoy their life in classroom, whether through a genuine love of learning, building positive friendships and relationships, or through feeling a sense of belonging in the community and wider society. Moreover, we need all children in a classroom to be happy in order for future generations to contribute to a more peaceful and prosper
Don't Be Twitt@Twitt Olma -Rastlantı- by Sedat Hasoğlu
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: Turkish. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
İnsan ister ki okumak..daha öteleri görebilmek için.. Peki ya duruyorsa, daha ötesinde? Gerçeklik,Uzay Zaman, Sosyal Medya... 3 böyutun kesiştiği an...!
The Lucky One: A Chilling True Account of Child Sex Trafficking and One Survivor's Journey from Brutal Captivity to a Life of Freedom by Jenni S. Jessen
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 28,490. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Counseling & Recovery, Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade
She was only four years old when she was sold into the sex trade. White picket fences and steepled churches all guarded secrets that were not ever supposed to be told. She shouldn’t have survived it. If God had answered her prayers, she wouldn’t have. Here is the true account of how she was brought out of captivity and into a life of freedom.
Territories of Dead by Luis Carlos Molina Acevedo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
TERRITORIES OF DEATH was presented to the Second National Award of Chronicle and Report of the University of Antioquia, Medellin - Colombia. It was highlighted by the jurors, as one of the most interesting finalists. A plural character, Rosendo, embodies the different roles of the assembly in which death has become in Medellin.
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 Meaning of Home- Voices from the Streets by Anne Kidd
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,800. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
This book explores the notion and meaning of home from various perspectives. It is about what it is like to live and experience a life of homelessness in Melbourne. Despite the awful things that happen in the lives of the nine people; the violence and drug use and the toughness of life on the streets, it is full of hope.
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.
Burning Woman by Lucy H. Pearce
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: British English. Published: May 4, 2016 by Womancraft Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
The long-awaited new title from Amazon-bestselling author Lucy H. Pearce. Burning Woman is a breath-taking and controversial woman’s journey through history— personal and cultural—on a quest to find and free her own power. This incendiary text was written for women who burn with passion, have been burned with shame, and who at another time, in another place, would have been burned at the stake.
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.
Slavery and the Penal System by J. Thorsten Sellin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,080. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Slavery, Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
The groundbreaking study of penal slavery throughout the ages is finally available again. Previously a rare book, despite the fact that it is widely quoted and cited by scholars in the field of sociology, penology, and criminology, it can now be accessed easily worldwide and be assigned to classes. Now in its 40th anniversary edition, Sellin's classic book adds a new Foreword by Barry Krisberg.
Napoli ed il "Partenopeismo" by Fabio Garuti
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,000. Language: Italian. Published: April 28, 2016 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
Cercare di analizzare il "fenomeno Napoli", più che la "questione Napoli" è da sempre impresa ardua, dati i tantissimi luoghi comuni che permeano tale realtà. L'unica strada percorribile, in tal senso, consiste nell'effettuare una ricerca che parta da lontano, e che, soprattutto, analizzi la realtà partenopea con occhio disincantato, al fine di cogliere sfumature, sensazioni ed aspetti importanti.
Team Tanzania: A Personal Reflection of a Vine Trust Work Party Member by Melville Crosthwaite
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,690. Language: British English. Published: April 28, 2016 by Gilead Books Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
People talk of ‘life-changing experiences’. This book describes such an event. Heading out to Tanzania as part of a Vine Trust Work Party to help some of the world’s poorest children orphaned by Aids, this is the author’s personal account of what happened. Both heart-warming and heart-rending, if you read this book, you will want to do something to help change the lives of others for the better.
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?
Policy Analysis Paper: Policy Mainstreaming of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services With a Focus on Pollination by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
FAO developed a protocol to identify and assess pollination deficits in crops – resulting in a global meta-analysis, with data from eleven countries. Results emerging from this endeavour give strong indication that pollination deficits may exist in a wide variety of farming systems across the world.