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Parenting Teen Boys: 20 Ways to Grow a Cub into a Lion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,790. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016 by PCI Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Social Science » Men's Studies
“Parenting Teen Boys" aims to help you understand what matters to your teen and how you can influence his life. Teenagers, most especially teenage boys, struggle a lot in their youth, trying to conform to their peers. It can be hard as a parent to understand these complexities. This book will bring powerful insights and strategies on how raising teenage boys can be done the right way.
Paul's Epistle to Philemon, A Commentary by Max Klein
Price: Free! Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016 and represented by Tim McLachlan. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / New Testament, Nonfiction » Social Science » Slavery
This commentary is the culmination of decades of doctrinal studies by the author and his mentor. The author draws from this great trove of Biblical understanding to explain many wonderful things regarding God's plan for the believer in a writing style that allows the reader to easily grasp the meaning of Paul's epistle and make the applications with which to advance in his or her spiritual walk.
Forty years of community-based forestry: A review of its extent and effectiveness
Price: Free! Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication is FAO’s first comprehensive look at the impact of community-based forestry since previous reviews in 1991 and 2001. It considers both collaborative regimes (forestry practised on land with formal communal tenure requiring collective action) and smallholder forestry (on land that is generally privately owned).
Poverty & Despair vs. Education & Opportunity
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,550. Language: American English. Published: March 13, 2016 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
Considering that the total costs of poverty, the common bond and requirement among these populations include experiential expertise, responsibility, authority, accountability, an understanding of the poverty arena, compassion and a demonstrated goal-oriented leadership and commitment to ending poverty!
Paul Kalanithi's When Breath Becomes Air | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a summary of Paul Kalanithi's #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER When Breath Becomes Air. What makes life worth living in the face of death? When Breath Becomes Air is an unforgettable, life-affirming reflection on the challenge of facing death and on the relationship between doctor and patient, from a brilliant writer who became both.
Développer des chaînes de valeur alimentaires durables - Principes directeurs
Price: Free! Words: 29,590. Language: French. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Destinée aux décideurs politiques, aux concepteurs de projets et aux acteurs de terrain, la présente publication jette les bases théoriques d’une nouvelle série de manuels de la FAO consacrée au développement de chaînes de valeur alimentaires durables.
Desarrollo de cadenas de valor alimentarias sostenibles
Price: Free! Words: 29,590. Language: Spanish. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Esta publicación, destinada a responsables de la formulación de políticas, encargados de diseñar proyectos y profesionales sobre el terreno, proporciona las bases conceptuales de un nuevo conjunto de manuales de la FAO sobre el desarrollo de cadenas de valor alimentarias sostenibles.
Enhancing the potential of family farming for poverty reduction and food security through gender-sensitive rural advisory services
Price: Free! Words: 22,530. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
Rural advisory services (RAS) can play an important role in addressing gender inequalities. This paper is based on an examination of a broad selection of existing literature on gender-sensitive RAS. It looks at gender-differentiated barriers in access to RAS and challenges of effectively targeting women family farmers when delivering these services.
Fishing operations. 3. Best practices to improve safety at sea in the fisheries sector
Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
These guidelines have been produced to support implementation of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries with regard to safety at sea in the fisheries sector. Their purpose is to enable relevant authorities to develop and implement strategies aimed at improved safety, health and conditions of service at sea in capture fisheries and aquaculture operations.
Mapping the vulnerability of mountain peoples to food insecurity
Price: Free! Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
This publication gives voice to the plight of mountain people and sends a message to policy-makers on the importance of including mountain development in their agendas as well as specific measures and investments that could break the cycle of poverty and hunger of mountain communities and slow outmigration from mountain areas.
Research Project Management: 25 Free Tools
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research, Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
From planning tools to time management, document sharing to organizational aids, this guide lists 25 online tools and resources, available at zero cost, to help researchers better manage their research, be more organized and enhance productivity.
Directory of Filipinists in Australia and Bibliography
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,550. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories, Nonfiction » Social Science » Regional studies
This publication lists the names, qualifications and interests of Filipinists in Australia and former residents who have made significant contributions to Philippine studies in Australia, Dissertations on the Philippines undertaken at Australian and other Universities, and an extensive bibliography of both published and unpublished material on the Philippines by those listed above.
Black Tribalism Worldwide Vol 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
A book about how we discriminate as an African, African American, and other groups of black people against each other worldwide.
To Steal a Child
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 231,530. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
A case history of child abduction. “There is always a better way to do things.” D.L.Baron
Sci-Fi Women Interview: The 2015 Collection
Price: Free! Words: 16,750. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
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This eBook includes all 2015 monthly features from Natacha Guyot's blog series "Sci-Fi Women Interviews", which celebrates women who create, write, enjoy Science Fiction.
66 In Conversation with India
You set the price! Words: 42,420. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This book contains sneak peeks into the lives of everyday people, persons like you or me; folk we may meet during the course of our daily lives. Some of the stories may appeal to you, some may not, but each story speaks for itself and for the real life person it represents. Perhaps you will be inspired, perhaps repelled; perhaps you will imaginatively step into another's shoes, if for a moment.
Dr. House Syndrome
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,490. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
Dr. HOUSE SYNDROME is an essay on a type of psychopathic behaviour in some people. It is characterized by the person's unconscious ability to avoid an emotional condition as if it was a physical ailment. These people do not know why they behave well. This is due to dissociation between the cerebral hemispheres. The right brain performs processes bypassing the rationality of the left brain.
市場原理は至上原理か
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: Japanese. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
日本の国際競争力を低くしていると言われている、建設、金融、流通、農業、医療、教育といった保護産業の分野に市場原理を導入することは、社会にとって望ましいことなのか否かをめぐって、国家主義者、社会主義者、自由主義者の三人の論者が激論を戦わせる、バーチャル・ディベート・ショー。あなたは市場原理の導入に賛成か反対か。日本の将来を考えよう。
Flat Earth Clues
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 28,480. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
How do you know the earth is a sphere / globe shape? No, seriously. This is not a joke. The Flat Earth Clues book gives you 12 compelling reasons why you should rethink the globe model that you have been taught. The author (Mark Sargent) proposes that we are in a 'Truman Show' type enclosed structure, the authorities know this and have been hiding it from the public since 1956. Edited by L Newton.
Guidelines For Developing a National Strategy for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Price: Free! Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
These guidelines shall assist countries to implement the Second GPA in harmony with other relevant national and international commitments. These guidelines shall assist countries to implement the Second GPA in harmony with other relevant national and international commitments.