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Eros Unredeemed: The World Power of Sexuality
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,960. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014 by Verlag Meiga GbR. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
Dieter Duhm describes the state of love in our culture. He places the unsolved issues of jealousy, free love, faithfulness, longing, impotence and morals at the center of the question of true non-violence and peace. He describes the philosophical and social basis for a culture in which jealousy is no longer a natural law, and where sexual desires no longer have to be suppressed.
FBI Study of Active Shooter Incidents in the United States Between 2000 and 2013 - List of 160 Active Shooter Incidents, Methodology, Incident Locations and Types, Casualties and Resolutions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,410. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Active shooter is a term used by law enforcement to describe a situation in which a shooting is in progress and an aspect of the crime may affect the protocols used in responding to and reacting at the scene of the incident.
Infonomics
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 35,580. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Infonomics is a groundbreaking work that utilizes the science of economics to study the flow of information. Based on the premise that information is filtered through a "marketplace of ideas", the author challenges the conventional wisdom that this marketplace necessarily processes information properly. The book is a fascinating exploration of market forces, mass media, and collective wisdom.
Il rapporto di coppia nel XXI secolo
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 12,380. Language: Italian. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Amore, sesso, matrimonio, famiglia. Argomenti molto complessi e delicati, soprattutto in questi anni in cui uomini e donne sembrano essere sempre più distanti. Questo piccolo libretto cerca di dare una chiave di lettura moderna ad argomenti che non sembrano essere riusciti ad adeguarsi al tempo in cui vivono...
The Millennium Book--Module 2: Social Challenges in the twenty-first century
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
This is the second module in the Millennium Book series. It builds on the personal challenges covered in the first module and extends them into the realm of our social reality. Here we explore in depth the social challenges we will all face in the twenty-first century, both individually and globally.
Water Culture in South Asia: Bangladesh Perspectives
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,170. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Applied Sciences
“Water is life” in Bangladesh. Based on five researchers’ long-term involvement with water development programs, this book introduces the reader to the vast range of meanings that water has in this South Asian country, where village women struggle daily for access to safe supplies. Mythology, ancient sciences, folklore, and language provide a cultural foundation for water's uses in the home.
Incident Response Pocket Guide and Wildland Urban Interface Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide - All-Hazard Response, Homeowner Fire Mitigation, Firewise Communities, Living with Fire
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,370. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This ebook reproduces two important wildfire and incident-response documents: Incident Response Pocket Guide and Wildland Urban Interface Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide.
My Berlin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Detlev Kirchgatter was a child during the Nazi era, who escaped what became East Germany as a refugee in 1947. His wide-ranging experience brings a unique perspective to the enormous political, social and economic changes which have characterized the past fifty years. A must read for anyone studying or interested in German history.
Collective Geinus: The Naming Project
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global), Essay » Sociology
What's in a name? What's in a label? Everything. Collective Genius: The Naming Project by Richard A. Willis explores the names and labels used to describe races, and how they influence how people are viewed, particularly in the black community. In the end, the author challenges the reader think about what black people are called, and look toward a new direction of naming and reclamation!
How the Government Might Have Telepathic Technology
Price: Free! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Lots of schizophrenics think people are talking to them telepathically. This book describes one way it could be real!
Voices From The Other Side: Inspiring German WWII Memoirs
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,950. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
These are the stories of ordinary German civilians who survived the horrors of war and eventually immigrated to Colorado. These stories remind readers how war imposes hardship and heartbreak on all of the populations involved. It's the author's hope that readers will learn from and be inspired by these revelations from ordinary people caught up in extraordinary circumstances.
Death, Dying and Disappearing During the 1980's
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: British English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
This is a collection of news stories about death and dying. They were assembled by the author from scrapbooks maintained during he 1980’s. They are all true stories however bizarre they may appear. There are tales of death by design, by unfortunate accident, death in the animal world, wills, ghosts and the loss of once common or everyday items. A book to dip into, rather than a long read.
RACE: The Elephant in America's Living Room
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
I am white, but I have been going to a black church for the last twenty-one years. I have also continued to go to my original white church. Going to these two very different churches has been amazing, and I have had some very big surprises along the way. But the surprises have to do with things most people are not at all aware of. That's why I had to write about them in this book.
The Tao of Loss and Grief: Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching Adapted for New Emotions
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014 by GreenDragonBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Taoism
The Tao of Loss and Grief provides the reader with a gentle philosophy of life and living based upon Lao Tzu's classic Tao Te Ching. The Tao of grieving acknowledges the mysteries of life and its many difficulties and surprises .Loss and the responding emotional response of grief are part of the mysterious whole of life. In this experience are also hope, love, forgiveness, and recovery from loss.
BRUNO LATOUR - CIÊNCIA EM AÇÃO: um texto de acompanhamento de leitura e sugestões de monografias
Price: Free! Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
O texto segue o livro de Bruno Latour com resumos, explicações e comentários.
Antiutopias
Price: Free! Words: 69,950. Language: Unknown language. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
ANTIUTOPIAS - literatura, cinema e crítica social 1895-1990
Why the Haves Come Out Ahead: The Classic Essay and New Observations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
Galanter’s influential article is now available as a convenient, affordable, and assignable book, with a new 2014 introduction that explains the origins and aftermath of the original work. Also, it features his 2006 article applying the original thesis to real-world dilemmas today. The book adds extensive 2014 commentary by Shauhin Talesh (UC Irvine) and Robert Gordon (Stanford).
The Volunteer Playbook: Tactics Every Event Manager Should Know
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Volunteer Work
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Volunteers can be your greatest event assets if your organization prepares to get the best return on your volunteer investment. This book will explain how event managers can ensure that volunteer programs are properly positioned to support event operations while simultaneously developing volunteers who can meet superhuman expectations. We suggest downloading the PDF file to best view the graphs.
Camp Fire Girls A Memoir of The History in New York State
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The Camp Fire Girls is an organization that offers young women a chance to excel and learn without the pressure of competition. My book also appreciates the different county chapters in New York. Each has benefited the Camp Fire Girls nationally. Eliza Laub became the first president of the Buffalo Camp Fire Girls Council. She is among the many leaders and members that I have profiled in my ebook.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: National Incident Management System (Incident Command System) Emergency Responder Field Operations Guide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,780. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Field Operations Guide contains voluntary guidance and is designed to assist emergency response personnel in the use of the NIMS Incident Command System (ICS) during incident operations.