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The Way to Work, the Living Plant: Better Farming Series, no. 1 by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This handbook is designed for intermediate level agricultural education and training.
Strategies of Control by Sheldon L. Messinger
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,690. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
This groundbreaking study of transitions and control in the California prison system has been extensively read, cited and quoted in unpublished form, and is finally available worldwide. A compelling part of the canon of studies in penology, criminology, sociology and organizational theory, STRATEGIES OF CONTROL's new edition adds a 2016 foreword by Howard S. Becker and afterword by Jonathan Simon.
Restoring Self by Cornelius Walker, Jr
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 27,940. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Knowing who you are is one of the quintessential parts of life. If you do not know where you come then you do not know who you are. In today's time the African-American community is suffering from an identity crisis. Blacks need to remember who they are and where they came from.
Te Awa Atua: Menstruation in the Precolonial Maori World by NgahuiaAGMurphy
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 47,080. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by He Puna Manawa. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Te Awa Atua is a ground-breaking study of menstruation in pre-colonial Māori society. By examining Māori cosmologies, tribal histories, oral literatures, ceremonies and rites connecting Māori women to their pantheon of atua (deities), Ngāhuia Murphy unveils striking Indigenous constructs of womanhood that radically challenge notions of female inferiority and menstrual pollution.
Innate Resistance to Sexual Abuse by William Katzhaus
You set the price! Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sexual abuse & harassment
The hypothesis that sexual abuse among humans is innate persists. Anthropological studies indicate that it is culture that accounts for the presence or absence of rape. Close examination of hunter-gatherer cultures have found very strong resistance to all forms of domination. There is greater evidence to support the hypothesis that resistance to sexual abuse is innate.
Farmer Field School: Guidance Document Planning for Quality Programmes by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 26,450. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This FFS Guidance Document focuses on the process and critical decisions that are necessary when starting a new FFS programme, and guides the reader through the essential steps required to establish a solid basis for such programmes, in tune with the specific local conditions.
Not Tragically Colored: Freedom, Personhood, and the Renewal of Black America by Ismael Hernandez
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 104,920. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Minority Studies
Despite a seemingly endless series of programs, discussions, and analyses—and the election of the first African-American president—the problem of race continues to bedevil American society. Could it be that our programs and discussions have failed to get at the root of the problem? Ismael Hernandez strikes at the root, even when that means plunging his axe deep into the hard soil of political...
Sexual Crimes by Johnson F. Odesola
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,690. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Sex and religion, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sexual abuse & harassment
This book speaks on the violence of rape, incest and other kinds of sexual crimes in our today's world. The author details his readers with acts, causes and effects of sexual evils on the victims, the perpetrators, the families and the society at large. In the end, the author, Dr. Johnson comes out with solutions to this tragic social evil. This is one book all of us must read.
Henry Miller: The Last Days by Barbara Kraft
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,810. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
Only months after Barbara Kraft's dear friend Anais Nin died, she saw Henry Miller give a reading. She was inspired enough to read "An Open Letter to Henry Miller" on a local NPR station, and when Miller heard it, he invited Kraft to be one of his rotating cooks. What ensued was a close friendship with the famous author and a touching and detailed recording of the last two years of his life.
Ethnic Relations in Malaysia: Conflict and Harmony by Syed Husin Ali
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,770. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Academic turned political activist and presently, Senator from Selangor state to the Parliament, Dr Syed Husin Ali traces how ethnicity has been manipulated, since Independence, by Malaysian politicians for their own gain to the detriment of the people. A must read for those studying ethnic politics and development, Southeast Asia, and sociology in the social sciences.
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: 40,690. 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: $2.99 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: Free! 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.
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.