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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
(4.00 from 1 review)
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
The Successful Treasure Hunter's Essential Coin and Relic Manager: How to Clean, Conserve, Display, Photograph, Repair, Restore, Replicate and Store Metal Detecting Finds
By David Villanueva
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,300. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
An expert guide to cleaning, conserving, repairing, restoring, replicating, storing, photographing and displaying metal detecting finds or coins, artifacts and relics for fun and profit.
INSPIRE YOUR INNER GLOBAL LEADER: True Stories for New Leaders
By Deborah Levine
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
True Stories for New Leaders are food for thought leaders. Be inspired and entertained by the adventures of Culture Guru Deborah Levine. Share her journey from Jewish soldier's letters of WW II, to the British island of Bermuda, Harvard University, New York City's garment district and the Oklahoma City bombing. Map your own journey to a global mindset and global leadership.
The Noisiest Book Review in the Known World: The Best of the Review of Arts, Literature, Philosophy and the Humanities, Vol. II
By Lolita Lark
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 79,080. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
For eighteen years, our reviews have intrigued, engrossed, irritated, and bemused literary America. Critiques of our earlier magazines appeared in the "Washington Post," the "Los Angeles Times," the "San Francisco Chronicle," "Library Journal" and on National Public Radio. This is a rare collection that includes writers like J. P. Donleavy, Paul Krassner, H. L. Mencken, and Sharon Olds.
The Noisiest Book Review in the Known World: The Best of the Review of Arts, Literature, Philosophy and the Humanities, Vol. I
By Lolita Lark
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 71,910. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
For eighteen years, our reviews have intrigued, engrossed, irritated, and bemused literary America. Critiques of our earlier magazines appeared in the "Washington Post," the "Los Angeles Times," the "San Francisco Chronicle," "Library Journal" and on National Public Radio. This is a rare collection that includes writers like J. P. Donleavy, Paul Krassner, H. L. Mencken, and Sharon Olds.
Manual de Jornalismo Impresso
By João Simão
Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Este Manual de Jornalismo Impresso tem apenas a função de compilar algumas dicas e sugestões para facilitar o começo da escrita e actividade jornalística.
Liar - Lie Detection Made Easy
By Trent Pettigrew
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Liar: Lie Detection Made Easy Once you read this easy to understand, easy to use guide, written by a law enforcement State Trooper professional with over 20 years’ experience in lie detection, you will easily be able to: Instantly Spot A Lie!
Envisioning 2030: US Strategy for a Post-Western World
By Atlantic Council
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Envisioning 2030: US Strategy for a Post-Western World outlines a US leadership strategy for the period ahead to 2030 and offers policy approaches in key subject areas to ensure a positive outcome at this inflection point toward a “post-Western world,” given historic shifts in political and economic influence.
How To Save The World (Not another global warming book)
By Aditya Thakur
Price: Free! Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Mayans' prediction didn't come true but are we really out of danger? The world is still in peril and if it hasn't ended yet, it will soon if we don't do something to save it. 'How To Save The World' is not about global warming, but a reminder for all of us to change our ways before we kill the planet and ourselves along with it.