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The Bloomers: Wise Women Creating a New World
By A. J. White
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,300. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The Bloomers book empowers women over 50 to claim their creative authority using an energetic spiritual matrix to gain self-awareness. The Bloomer woman is smart, sassy, and very savvy… the new power broker . . . but invisible until now. The mission of The Bloomers is to offer a wakeup call for women to create a world based on feminine principles using the “fire in her belly” to create change.
Dialectics on Global Jihad_The Syrian Front
By ahmad naim
Price: Free! Words: 37,720. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This is a brief dissertation on ‘global jihad’ focusing on the war in Syria. It presents an argument on the significance of the element of religion in the war and the fact that it can be a beginning for a large-scale religious war.
Crônicas de um médico
By Emílio Grinbaum, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 13,060. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Publicado em 1975, "Crônicas de um médico", de Emílio Grinbaum (1934-1995) é o retrato de uma época. Da crítica ao presente, e a esperança utópica de um futuro melhor. O livro é a coletânea de crônicas publicadas entre 1972 e 1975, abordando medicina, psicossomática, psicanálise, sociedade e literatura.
Born in 1953? What else happened?
By Ron Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,240. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Each year-book in the Series (from 1939 to 1964) talks about the large number of newsworthy events that happened that year. To get his material,Ron Williams, worked his way through newspapers, magazines, books, and other sources day by day until he came up with the major events,ideas and trivia, of those years. He presents them in a thoroughly readable book, with a mixture of humour and gravitas.
A Brief History of Human Behaviour and How to Become an Enlightened Global Citizen
By John Preece
Price: Free! Words: 119,280. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
this book studiously avoids the plethora of conjectural theories and poorly substantiated opinionation on which so much psychological and sociological research depends and thrives. instead, it reverts to the bedrock evidence of human history, and prehistory as mirrored in primatology, to construct a succinct and very user friendly text which teenagers, parents and globalists can readily understand
God's Loaded Dice
By Timothy McGettigan
You set the price! Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Albert Einstein believed that the universe was governed by a rational god who would never dream of playing dice with his precious creation. Yet, if scientists have learned anything over the past century, it is that the universe is anything but rational. Thus, a word to the wise: if there is a god, he does play dice. Further, scientists who don't wish to crap out would be well advised to wise up to
Game over
By David Cooper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,100. Language: German. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade
Die Besucherzahlen in Thailands Go-Go-Bars, Bier-Bars und anderen Vergnügungsstätten, gehen seit Jahren dramatisch zurück. Die Auswirkungen sind am deutlichsten in den teuersten Rotlichtbezirken Thailands zu sehen, Phuket und Bangkok. Außer in der Hochsaison, sind die Go-Go-Bars und Bierbars meistens gähnend leer. Eine schonungslose Analyse, die unbequeme Wahrheiten aufdeckt.
About Whoever
By Karen Sinclair
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,830. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
About Whoever is insightful, compelling analysis that puts contemporary sexuality on the social analyst’s couch. Experiences of real people, influences of history, culture, crucial developments in American Equal Rights, “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”, domestic partnerships and other news provide fascinating discussion. Gay, Straight, right-wing, left, or whoever we are, About Whoever is about us.
Improving Project Success through Effective Communication and Participation
By Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
This synthesis provides key lessons on the importance of communication in facilitating development work, as reflected in the applications of participatory approaches in project preparation, design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation in Asian Development Bank operations.
Teflon Pinata
By Attila Maddox
Price: Free! Words: 27,080. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
from hell to heaven and everything that lies between them on a search for sanity... journal excerpts, poetry, short stories.
Last Bridge To Nowhere - fbi confidential source account of Alaska's political corruption scandal
By Frank Prewitt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,880. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The FBI just wrapped up one of the biggest cases of political corruption in U.S. history. At issue was the high stakes game of developing an Alaska gas pipeline and toxic slick of corrupton that coated the process. Wired, the author embarks on an incredible journey into the undercover world of FBI surveillance and the corroding influence of special interest, money and power politics.
S.O.S (Save our Society)
By Aditya Thakur
Price: Free! Words: 15,170. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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The Delhi gang rape case has enraged every Indian and brought forward many issues related to our political, judicial and executive systems. But it has also raised some serious questions about our society and its culture. Let's start a discussion to find out what's wrong with the Indian society and how we can change it.
Chelsea Football Fanzine
By Mark Worrall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,580. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Gate 17. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Renowned as the peoples publication, cfcuk has been on the streets since may 1999 when it was originally launched as Matthew Harding's Blue and White Army. Chelsea Football anzine, the best of cfcuk volume one, takes a look back at the first fifty issues showcasing a fascinating selection of articles, interviews and editorial material featured between may 1999 and September 2005.
The Fourth Branch
By John Pepin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Do you agree that our legislators should be held to their own laws? Shouldn't the mechanism of government be put to the people's benefit instead of the politician's? And isn't it a fundamentally unfair system, where the government forces us to follow their laws... but refuse even to follow our Constitution? If you agree, you need to read... The Fourth Branch.
حقوق الإنسان في الخدمة الاجتماعية
By ahmed abd el raoof
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 47,230. Language: Arabic. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
حقوق الإنسان في الخدمة الاجتماعية تعتبر حقوق الإنسان قديمة قدم البشرية نفسها فقد ظهرت بوادر فى المجتمعات البدائية ثم تبلورت عندما عاش الإنسان فى ظل الحضارات القديمة الفرعونية والإغريقية والرومانية وتعددت أشكالها وملامحها وإن كانت لم تأخذ حداً مميز أن يعيش الأفراد فى ظل حقوق متساوية بين المجتمع .
The Human Mission
By The Institute of Perceptionism, Inc.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,250. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book presents an understanding of a purpose for humanity, direction for human activity, and a social structure for a free-orderly society.
Successful Engagement with Civil Society Organizations
By Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
This synthesis focuses on lessons from successful engagement of civil society organizations (CSOs) in operations financed by the Asian Development Bank.
The Old Man in the Bag and Other True Stories of Good Intentions
By Ted Wells
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
This collection of true short stories (with old photographs and letters) is about a young American couple who spend two years in a tiny village of grass huts helping very poor Ethiopian farmers establish a new town in the lowland jungle of Ethiopia’s Rift Valley. The stories are about how life choices are never black and white and even selfless good intentions can sometime have a serious downside.
Teaching Vol. 2: Stories Reflecting the Classroom
By Terry Crawford Palardy
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Services
Teaching Volume 2:Stories Reflecting the Classroom includes stories from the classroom, commentaries about teaching conditions, union status, and student support.
I'll Dream You Alive
By Komatik Press
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Inuit chants and songs from East Greenland