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Blown Away: Lost From the Storm
Series: The Road to Reinvention, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » History » Natural history
I had been working so hard to achieve my goals. I couldn't believe that I had to face a roadblock of this magnitude. I had no idea how I was ever going to get back on track after living through a tornado. I wasn’t even sure how I was going to get through the coming days and weeks. This is the emotional true account of what I experienced during and after this terrifying event.
Terror-istmo y Terror-ismo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,920. Language: Spanish. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Pragmatics
En el fenómeno del terrorismo es donde mejor se puede apreciar la irracionalidad en la era contemporánea. Mediante la lógica de la doble negación, se fabrican constructos culturales con los cuales se justifica la violencia del terror. Mediante una lógica ambivalente, se fabrican Disensos para subsumir los terminos negativos de la cultura desde los términos considerados positivos.
Perchè fanno la Jihad - I foreign fighters europei e la loro vera minaccia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,260. Language: Italian. Published: June 21, 2016 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Essay » Political
Libro sulla minaccia rappresentata dai combattenti di origine europea che si arruolano nelle fila dell'Isis per combattere in Siria e Iraq, ma anche per compiere attentati in Europa, come già accaduto con i fatti di Parigi e Bruxelles.
The Call
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The CALL is a long-term attempt to address the Social-Emergency Era (SEE) that we are currently in and recreate the Balanced Nature that did exist in the beginning, also known as the Gene of Creation. This is to be accomplished through the distinctive avenue of the 'Women' in today's society, who are considered the nurturers of society.
Asesino Perfecto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,080. Language: Spanish. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Baudrillard plantea la disolución de lo real como un crimen perfecto perpetuado por la tecnología. La realidad es desmaterializada en la realidad virtual y los objetos pierden su sombra para volverse transparentes en las pantallas de efectos luminosos, producto de la codificación del lenguaje de máquina.
Медийна грамотност Как да интерпретирамe медийнитe послания
Price: $14.64 USD. Words: 62,490. Language: Bulgarian. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Онлайн-версията на книгата на проф. Арт Силвърблат „Медийна грамотност: Как да интерпретираме медийните послания“ е насочена към студентите във висши учебни заведения. Основавайки се на научната теория, тя предлага един много практичен курс по медийна грамотност, целейки да превърне пасивното академично познание в практически инструмент. Тя е осъвременена с най-новите глобални тенденции в развитие
Медиаграмотность Ключи к интерпретации медийных сообщений
Price: $14.64 USD. Words: 41,620. Language: Russian. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
В предлагаемой нами электронной версии этой книги текст оригинала не только переведен на русский язык, но и дополнен, адаптирован с учетом российского социокультурного контекста. Учебник дает иллюстративный материал, отражающий специфику медиасферы современной России.
MEDIÁLNÍ GRAMOTNOST, JAK ROZUMĚT OBSAHŮM MÉDIÍ
Price: $14.65 USD. Words: 82,220. Language: Czech. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Kniha Jak rozumět obsahům médií poskytuje vhled do logiky chování masových médií, respektive jejich vlastníků a tvůrců. Nabízí svým čtenářům výklad základních interpretačních strategií, které by jim měly poskytnout elementární oporu při konzumaci různých typů mediálních obsahů – fiktivních i zpravodajských.
Science is Ethics as Electics.
Price: Free! Words: 117,500. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
A universe, by definition independent, implies its own freedom. The debate, whether the universe is determined or governed by laws of chance, takes the opposite ends to a range from zero to infinite choice. Science is measurement, whose logic is an increasing power of choice to give the most accurate information. Knowledge and freedom depend on each other. They are the dynamic of progress.
La guerra silenziosa - La crisi dell'Europa e la rinascita mediterranea che ci salverà
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,750. Language: Italian. Published: June 15, 2016 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Libro sulla crisi che sta colpendo sopratutto i Paesi dell'Europa mediterranea a vantaggio di quelli nordeuropei e il modo per uscire dalla dittatura dell'Euro. Con intervista all'economista Antonio Maria Rinaldi
Leyenda: Cine sobre Símbolos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,200. Language: Spanish. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
“Leyenda: Cine sobre Símbolos” es un estudio simbólico de la película Leyenda, del director Ridley Scott. Esta es quizá la única película sobre símbolos hecha hasta el momento. Otros directores han intentado hacerlo, pero sus símbolos terminan disueltos en las imágenes o en alegorías, otros tipos de signos diferentes del símbolo.
Settlement Patterns and Ecosystem Pressures in the Peruvian Rainforest: Understanding the Impacts of Indigenous Peoples on Biodiversity
Price: Free! Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
To what extent do regional socioeconomic processes influence the level of ecosystem pressure being exerted by indigenous groups? In Manu National Park, increments in environmental pressures have been associated with an increased disruption of the indigenous livelihoods, created mostly by the intensification of regional socioeconomic activities and changes in settlement patterns.
Armiño: Simbolismo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,800. Language: Spanish. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Pragmatics
“Armiño: Simbolismo” es un estudio sobre el simbolismo del armiño en la historia de la humanidad. Durante la Edad Media se realizó la construcción cultural de la pureza de sangre como fundamento para el gobierno de la monarquía. La sangre azul como se la llama en los cuentos de hadas, se trata de hacer pasar por un hecho natural, pero en realidad es una construcción simbólica del hombre
Matthew Desmond’s EVICTED: Poverty and Profit in the American City | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
In this brilliant, heartbreaking book, Matthew Desmond takes us into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee to tell the story of eight families on the edge. Based on years of embedded fieldwork, this masterful book transforms our understanding of extreme poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving a devastating, uniquely American problem.
Historical Overview of Racism in the Military - Colonial Period, American Revolution, War of 1812, Civil War, Indian Campaigns, Spanish-American, World War I and II, Korean, Vietnam, Contemporary
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,040. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » History » Military
This overview is designed to assist the reader in acknowledging and understanding the historical context of overt racist and discriminatory policies and practices in our military and how these dynamics and policies were perpetuated within the Armed Services.
How the Catholic Church Became Naughty…And Where the Real Hindrance to Reform Lies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,340. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict, Nonfiction » Social Science » Christian studies
Pope Francis called his cardinals and bishops vane and power-hungry. For 17 centuries they have been handing on the Vatican mindset of clerical arrogance and a self-estimation of superiority over everyone and everything. The author points out how outsiders, how only a priesthood that includes celibate, married, male and female priests will bring about reform of the Catholic Church.
Why Discrimination?
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 26,910. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
The agony of an immigrant, who just wanted to be kind and do his job.
Mierda: Símbolos y Significados
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,330. Language: Spanish. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Pragmatics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
“MIERDA: Símbolos y Significados” es un estudio semiótico sobre la generación de símbolos y significados a partir de la gestión de los desechos corporales a cuatro niveles: 1. Individual 2. Humano 3. Semiótico 4. Instrumental
The Way to Work, the Living Plant: Better Farming Series, no. 1
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
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.