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François Théodore Thistlethwaite's FRENGLISH THOUGHTS
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,550. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
The product of his Anglo-French parents' mixed genes, any one of François Théodore Thistlethwaite's three alter egos – François, the Marxist Frenchman, the conservative Englishman, Thistlethwaite, or Théodore, their voice of reason - can take possession of the man to expound his views on those things which cause the only similarity between French and English to be the colours of their flag.
Good Courts: The Case for Problem-Solving Justice
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,570. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice
Public confidence in American criminal courts is at an all-time low. Victims, communities, and even offenders view courts as unable to respond adequately to complex social and legal problems including drugs, prostitution, domestic violence, and quality-of-life crime. Judges and attorneys think that the courts produce assembly-line justice. But problem-solving courts offer an effective alternative.
Understanding Predatory Leadership: The First Step Toward a World Free of War, Corruption and Poverty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
This book describes how narcissists and psychopaths are successful at gaining power and control, and then manipulate and exploit instead of lead. By learning how these predators, without conscience or concern, initiate and sustain actions and policies that cause so much harm to so many around the world, readers will be able to make better choices leading, eventually, to a kinder civilization.
Brattish Isles
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Sarcastic look at nationalism in the British Isles. 5 poems re: Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Cornwall & Man. England lurks in the background unspoken. Opines that the world is better rid of the nations. Some shots at the Jews.
Our Sex Saturated Society
Price: Free! Words: 43,930. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Marriage & Family
American society is obsessed with sex. This obsession has led to extreme results that would be considered appalling by prior generations, such as: rampant premarital sex which increases AIDS while decreasing trust and commitment between partners; gays/lesbians elevating sex to such an extreme it has become their god; and abortions in which innocent unborns are sometimes yanked out piece by piece.
Breaking the Chains of Capitalism, An Evolutionary Journey to True Freedom (Color)
Price: Free! Words: 155,420. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Services, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Automation
This book offers for consideration an integrated social economic structure and technical solution capable of ending the predatory evolution of our species. This book also explains the primary factor responsible for the most preventable suffering and death throughout the evolutionary development of our species and how to correct this dysfunction at its source.
Transitioning Effortlessly Between Cultures
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
This reading will explore Culture Shock and Reverse Culture Shock; helping in detecting the symptoms, and walking through a series of steps for the purpose of overcoming the obstacles that may be felt at different stages. By using personal examples, concepts, and models, travellers will be able to overcome challenging situations and lead them to becoming a multicultural individual.
Thinking about the Future: Guidelines for Strategic Foresight (2nd edition)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 104,640. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Forecasting, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Thinking about the Future, by Andy Hines and Peter Bishop, distills the expertise of three dozen senior foresight professionals into a set of essential guidelines for carrying out successful strategic foresight. Presented in a highly scannable yet personable style, each guideline includes an explanation and rationale, key steps, a case example, and resources for further study.
C4LEO: Communication for Law Enforcement: Promoting Police Legitimacy through Procedural Justice
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 22,510. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Improve police legitimacy by developing communications strategies that include a sense of procedural justice. Cultural awareness and police communication. Improving police-public relationships. Police communications and social media. Good manners for police.
Yiddish Lost and Found: Eavesdropping on the Ancestors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
Yiddish learner and novelist Ellen Galford (author of The Dyke and the Dybbuk, The Fires of Bride and other feminist cult classics) takes a short, sharp look at the fragmentary, battered but tenacious Yiddish that survived three generations of her family’s journey from the Russian Pale of Settlement to the fleshpots of the Bronx and the wilds of New Jersey.
Four Book Reviews and Books and Media Received, Femspec Issue 16.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
Book reviews of Charlene Spretnak's "The Spiritual Dynamic in Modern Art: Art History Reconsidered, 1800 to the Present", Carren Strock's "A Writer’s Journey: What to Know Before,During, and After Writing a Book", Harry N. Abrams "Lauren Myracle, Shine", and Isabel Allende's "Ripper".
Works of Jenny Wrenn, Femspec Issue 16.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
Features an Exhibition Review titled "Half the Sky: Intersections in Social Practice Art, Shenyang, China, April 2014", a non-fiction essay, "To Live a New Life", and photomontage, "The Move to China Photomontage."
Siria: perchè l'Occidente sbaglia?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,850. Language: Italian. Published: November 20, 2015 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
La Guerra civile siriana, scoppiata sull'onda delle Primavere Arabe del 2011, si è trasformata oggi come terreno di scontro delle grandi Potenze ognuna mossa da interessi geopolitici e strategici diversi, dove però il controllo dei flussi energetici verso l'Occidente sembra essere il motivo di contesa principale.
Interview with Lt. Col. Naomi Mercer by Robin Hobbs, Femspec Issue 16.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
Robin Hobbs interviews Naomi Mercer, a Lt. Col. in the United States Army, a veteran of the Iraq War, and an assistant professor in the Department of English and Philosophy at the United States Military Academy at West Point to talk about her own connection with feminist science fiction, the effect of Atwood’s visit on her students, and the role feminist science fiction can play in our lives.
Teaching Joanna Russ’s Consciousness-Raising Novels of the 70s: Three Decades Later by Batya Weinbaum, Femspec Issue 16.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
Batya Weinbaum describes her experience with teaching the Joanna Russ' The Female Man and We Who Are About To… to students three decades after publication.
Dangers of Condo Living and How To Be In Control and Win Everyime
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 19,330. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015 and represented by Anoopendra Bharadwaj. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Apartment living, Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
Condo living can turn into a hellish nightmare at any time. Here are some tricks of the trade that may help you prevent such occurring as once such a situation starts it is virtually impossible to stop. This may force you to sell your condo at a much lesser price than it is worth. Little efforts now will go a long way protect your investment. Read /Gift it to condo living partner, family & friends
Clairvoyant Visions and Dreams of Peace: The Art of Betty La Duke by Gloria Orenstein, Femspec Issue 16.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 6,350. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
Gloria Orenstein examines the work of artist, Betty La Duke.
Urban Myths: Short Stories: Urban Myths & Legends
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,770. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Books - Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad & They Laughed at Galileo. Hundreds of the world's famous Urban Myths and Legends. 'Aren't you glad you didn't turn on the light?'
Children's Nursery Rhymes: The Dark History & Origins of Kid's Nursery Rhymes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,080. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo: The dark history and real origins of our favourite children's nursery rhymes. The stories you were told by your grandmother and the ghoulish reality of them.
Ultrasociety: How 10,000 Years of War Made Humans the Greatest Cooperators on Earth
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Follow the evolutionary scientist Peter Turchin on an epic journey through time. From stone-age assassins to the orbiting cathedrals of the space age, from bloodthirsty god-kings to India’s first vegetarian emperor, discover the secret history of our species—and the evolutionary logic that governed it all.