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Las desafiantes. Cuatro mujeres que avanzaron sobre la injusticia, la mediocridad y el prejuicio by Monica Berestein
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,240. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Este libro relata la vida de cuatro mujeres que avanzaron sobre la injusticia, la mediocridad y el prejuicio: Katherine Mansfield, Dolores Ibarruri, Anna Ajmatova y Margaret Mead.
Flight From the Absolute: Cynical Observations on the Postmodern West. volume 2 by Paul Gosselin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 227,760. Language: British English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Can a society function without myth, particularly an origins myth? Can parallels be drawn between myth and the theory of evolution? Are there parallels between the way myths gain prestige (and shield their beliefs from criticism) and how evolution is marketed? To understand how evolution’s sacred aura has been built up, advances in philosophy of science are examined.
Conspiracy Theories by Dee Van Dyk
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Who killed JFK? Was Jack the Ripper a member of the Freemasons? Is Skull and Bones a secret society placed to form a sinister shadow government, or is it a gathering of wealthy kids performing bizarre adolescent rituals? Are we alone in the universe? Van Dyk’s Conspiracy Theories takes a look at some of the most provocative stories of our time, and the conspiracies that shroud them.
En México y otros siglos by Artemio de Valle Arizpe
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,080. Language: Spanish. Published: January 7, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
Son quince los relatos que integran este libro, y todos con la ciudad de México como escenografía, en algunos más presente que en otros; pero al fin y al cabo todos con los latidos secretos que encierra una ciudad que ya no existe y que sabemos existió, que sigue allí, ya no igual, aunque siempre dispuesta como un extraordinario motivo para escribirla y describirla.
The Next Big Shift-From Machine to Living System by Nicholas Beecroft
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Dr Nicholas Beecroft describes the evolution of our culture from a materialistic machine into being a fully conscious living system. This is the transcript of a speech given at the at the 21 Century Network. The question posed to the speakers was “What’s the Next Big Shift?” in our culture and society.
British Patriotism-A Newcomer’s Perspective by Nicholas Beecroft
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Dr Nicholas Beecroft interviews William Nkata Masembe on his perspective on British Patriotism as a Ugandan who has come to live in London. He describes those things that he loves about Britain and the British and gives his observations on how multiculturalism is working.
China Experts the Unorthodox by Chi Chu Chang
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a book intended to give the reader some unique insights into the psyche and behaviors of the people of modern China. It has been authored by two expatriates from Australia and the US, who have resided and worked in China mainland for over a decade each. So, settle back and enjoy reading an original take on why the Chinese do what they do.
The Future of Western Civilization-Introduction to the Series by Nicholas Beecroft
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 0. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology(5.00 from 1 review)
Melanie Mortiboys interviews Psychiatrist Dr Nicholas Beecroft on the purpose and vision for his Future of Western Civilization series of interviews with visionary leaders.
The Myth of Homosexuality by Knowledge Knight
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gay and Lesbian studies(1.00 from 1 review)
What is homosexuality, really? The truth may surprise you.
Deaf Lit Extravaganza by John Lee Clark
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,830. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Handtype Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
This celebration of short stories, poems, and essays gives us a glimpse into the Deaf signing community, something that literature by hearing authors featuring deaf characters has rarely done. Even in pieces that are about just one Deaf person, readers get a powerful sense of life in one of the most vibrant and least understood communities.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 5 - March 2012 by Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,470. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice, Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
Articles in Harvard Law Review's Mar. '12 issue are by Jody Freeman & Jim Rossi, on the coordination of administrative agencies when they share regulatory space; & James Whitman, reviewing Bernard Harcourt's book on the illusion of free market as to prisons. Student contributions explore antitrust law and business deception; the failed Google Books settlement; mergers; materiality; & other topics.
Well Water Woman by Gloria Ng
Series: Grandmothers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies(5.00 from 1 review)
Well Water Woman is a personal narrative of a Chinese American female who explores and reconstructs her journey from girlhood to womanhood, piecing information from two generations of memories to weave the life and legacy of the paternal grandmother whom she has never personally met. This short memoir explores the inner workings of spirit through the cycle of birth, life, death, and eternity.
Mysterious Irrationality'': English Literature and Islam by geoffrey clarke
Price: Free! Words: 32,950. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
The ‘Azan’, the call to prayer, invites worshipers in London to the mosque at Brick Lane and Regent’s Park, at Finsbury Park and Willesden, at Walthamstow Central and Cricklewood, and the faithful troop in for the evening prayers, cowering from the fog, rain and mist. Once inside, they settle into a calming and benign
Eurasians at the Grassroots - Vol. 1 by Dennis De Witt
Price: Free! Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Eurasians at the Grassroots - Vol.1 is a collection of short stories regarding Eurasians and the memories of Eurasians. Its purpose is to collect and publish stories as a collective work about Eurasians, by Eurasians and for Eurasians. There are stories about Eurasians contributed from Malaysia, Singapore, as well as from Australia, The Netherlands and USA.
Over his Shoulder by geoffrey clarke
Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 65,220. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
A study of the aesthetics of the masculine novel of action and the romance form in the late Victorian and Edwardian periods.
The Social Organisation of Health Visitor Training by Robert Dingwall
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,760. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Robert Dingwall's classic and original study of health visitors in the UK includes linked notes, tables from the print edition, linked index & active Contents. He studied the origins and rise of the health visitor (like physician assistants in the U.S.) from a sociological perspective, with interviews and pointed examples to show the path to professionalization of this health care service worker.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 126, Number 8 - June 2013 by Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 163,870. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
The Harvard Law Review's June '13 ebook edition featured active Contents, linked notes, and proper formatting. Contents of Issue 8: "Racial Capitalism," by Nancy Leong; "Shallow Signals," by Bert Huang; "All Unhappy Families: Tales of Old Age, Rational Actors, and the Disordered Life," by Ariela Dubler; and an essay by Risa Goluboff on civil rights lawyers, plus student work. Book Review, "Lawyers
Participatory Planning in Plan Preparation by Shashikant Nishant Sharma
Price: Free! Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban(5.00 from 1 review)
There are many practices in Delhi which is seen as a good example of participatory planning and the concerns arises when we want to replicate in other cities and towns then it becomes imperative to look in detail the process and their allied pros and cons so that a more effective model can be adapted and adopted for implementation.
Lifting the Veil of Secrets in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by Ramona Forrest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,880. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies
Saudi Arabia is an ancient culture as old as time itself, yet filled with all the modern conveniences that money provides. Restless and looking for something new and exciting, two nurses traveled to this ancient kingdom to ply their skills and practice close personal contact—along with modern medical care—with people for whom slavery, buying wives, and female subjugation is just a way of life.
University of Chicago Law Review: Symposium - Immigration Law and Institutional Design: Volume 80, Number 1 - Winter 2013 by University of Chicago Law Review
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 208,750. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Emigration & Immigration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
The first issue of 2013 features articles by internationally recognized legal and policy scholars of immigration and emigration, including an extensive Symposium on immigration and its issues of policy, law, administrative process, and institutional design in the United States. The issue serves, in effect, as a new and extensive book on cutting-edge issues of immigration law and policy in the U.S.