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21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Contingency and Disaster Planning (Air Force Pamphlet 10-219, Volume 1) - Air Force Civil Engineer History, Terrorism, Natural Disasters
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 102,720. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Air Force document discusses contingencies for which civil engineers must be prepared. It contains practical information to help unit-level civil engineers plan their responses to contingencies, disasters, war, and other military operations.
Disaster and Sociolegal Studies
By Susan Sterett
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,190. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Legal governance of disaster brings both care and punishment to the upending of daily life of place-based disasters. National states use disasters to reorganize how they govern. This collection, edited by Denver University professor, Susan Sterett considers how law is implicated in disaster. The findings point to reconsidering what states do in disaster, and how law enables and constrains action.
The Ideal Within: A discourse and hegemony theoretical analysis of the international anticorruption discourse
By Anja Carolin Gebel
Price: Free! Words: 131,480. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
The doctoral dissertation analyses the international anticorruption discourse by the World Bank, UNDP and Transparency International, drawing out implicit conceptions of an ideal uncorrupted society. International anticorruption discourse is found to be broadly reflective of what can be called advanced liberal ideals of governing.
Complete Guide to Hurricane Sandy: Rebuilding Task Force and Strategy, Tropical Cyclone Report, Service Assessment, Future Risks, Damage in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Microgrid
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,270. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
This comprehensive ebook provides authoritative rebuilding and recovery information, plus detailed historical meteorological data, about Hurricane Sandy. This compilation features the recently released major federal report on rebuilding and recovery, the Sandy Rebuilding Task Force chaired by HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, plus reports and material from the National Hurricane Center.
Essays in Sociological Explanation
By Neil J. Smelser
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 119,850. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Smelser's much-referenced collection of writings on issues of sociological theory and practice--by one of the world's leading social scientists of the past half-century. This informative book is now republished in the Classics of the Social Sciences Series from Quid Pro Books. Quality ebook formatting includes active TOC, linked chapter endnotes, and legible graphs and images from the original.
Comparative Methods in the Social Sciences
By Neil J. Smelser
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Classic book by Berkeley’s Smelser remains the most definitive statement of methodological issues for all comparative scholars and in political science, anthropology, sociology, economics and psychology. Such issues are timeless and therefore his lucid analysis remains timely and relevant. He posits a methodological continuity between the comparative studies of past masters and more recent work.
Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia and the Emirates: A Socio-legal Study on Conflicts
By Antoinette Vlieger
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,190. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Fascinating study and inside account of the lives of maids and caregivers in the oil-rich Middle East, who become contractually bound to near-slavery by taking positions overseas. Dutch law professor Vlieger interviewed many maids, bosses, and job agencies to get to the truth. She places what she found into a theoretical frame of petropolitics. Accessible to everyone, with compelling stories.
The Limits of the Legal Process: A Study of Landlords, Law and Crime
By David Nelken
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,220. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Housing & Urban Development
This pathbreaking study in the sociology of law has won multiple awards for its insight, clarity, and broad import in examining the UK Rent Acts and landlord behavior over a period of time in the '60s and '70s. Not just a revelation of the unintended consequence of well-meant reforms; though it shows the side-effects of a law to protect tenants, it also explores the bigger picture of law's limits.
Crime Does Pay -- A True Crime Epic (3 Books In 1)
By Vincent Monaco
Price: $7.89 USD. Words: 415,490. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Crime Does Pay is an unvarnished record of how to avoid the pitfalls of becoming a victim by your crime-ridden employer, corrupt judges, a de facto state and last but not least, your assigned assassins! This shocking true crime and murderous story is a riveting account that exposes . . . All The Dirt! Its the first true crime thriller of its kind, read and live another day!
The A.N.S.W.E.R
By Lindsay Russell
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,990. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
The book contains a 10 point plan, or 10 proposals from The Answer Movement (TAM), including greatly strengthening the United Nations Organization (UNO), and an International Code for Uniform Culture (ICUC), which if successfully put into place, would make our world a much better place for everyone The book also contains discussion of organized religion in detail.
Soy Gilberto Gerena Valentín: memorias de un puertorriqueño en Nueva York
By Centro Publications
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,670. Language: Spanish. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Gilberto Gerena Valentín is one of the key figures in the development of New York’s Puerto Rican community between the 1940s and the 1970s. In his memoirs, Gilberto Gerena Valentín takes us to the core of the ongoing union, political, social and cultural struggles set forth by Puerto Ricans between the years following the Great Migration and the 1970s.
Between River and Rock: How I Resolved Television in Six Easy Payments
By Norman Ball
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,430. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Drenched in gallows humor, Between River and Rock (How I Resolved Television in Six Easy Payments) is Norman Ball’s scathing report of TV’s—and the Internet’s—insidious impact on the American psyche. Yes, our endless gazing at telescreens has been mocked, scorned and rebuked before but never with such soul-force and literary panache. Before reading Norman Ball, please extinguish all devices.
10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do to Find Real Love
By Joe Kort
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,160. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gay and Lesbian studies
Would the small gay boy you once were look up to the gay man you have become in your relationships? This is the question Joe Kort will help you answer in this book based on his widely successful first book, 10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do To Improve Their Lives. In this book he continues the conversation by exploring the topics of love and intimacy.
Decoding the Deluge and Finding the Path for Civilization (vol 3)
By David Huttner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,890. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
Decoding the Deluge, in 3 vols, is a comprehensive new social science and basic biography of man. My simple discovery of the meaning of the world's flood myths led to a scientific understanding of religion, an outline of prehistory, a new understanding of class struggle, East-West differences and marital and family problems. It robs the reader of life's mysteries but endows him with confidence.
Decoding the Deluge and Finding the Path for Civilization (vol 2)
By David Huttner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 158,130. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
Decoding the Deluge, in 3 vols, is a comprehensive new social science and basic biography of man. My simple discovery of the meaning of the world's flood myths led to a scientific understanding of religion, an outline of prehistory, a new understanding of class struggle, East-West differences and marital and family problems. It robs the reader of life's mysteries but endows him with confidence.
Decoding the Deluge and Finding the Path for Civilization (vol 1)
By David Huttner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 148,250. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
Decoding the Deluge, in 3 vols, is a comprehensive new social science and a basic biography of man. My simple discovery of the meaning of the world's flood myths led to a scientific understanding of religion, an outline of prehistory, a new understanding of class struggle, East-West differences and marital and family problems. It robs the reader of life's mysteries but endows him with confidence.
Переезд в Америку для Чайников
By Владимир Беляев
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,130. Language: Russian. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
О чем же эта книга? Если коротко, о моем опыте адаптации в США. Но не только, о жизни в Америке, о культуре и менталитете американцев. Советы и сценарии, как рассчитать свои шаги, снять квартиру или купить дом, как искать работу, и чем заняться в свободное время при наличии свободных денег.
Irish Mythology
By David Huttner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,010. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Irish mythology, the world's best mythology, is too rich to cram into one book, even a three volume book like "Decoding the Deluge." As I said in DTD, it's "Everything you'd ever want to know about the deluge (Species War)." This work contains my interpretations of the cream of Irish Mythology, the myths and myth-tales collected by Jeremiah Curtin in the late 1800s from the Gaelic-speaking folk.
Three Years of Hate: The Very Best of In Mala Fide
By In Mala Fide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,620. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013 by MattForney.com. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
Three Years of Hate is a compilation of over 60 of my best blog posts from my old site In Mala Fide, from nearly 1,000 that were written. They include topics on game, dating, sex, self-improvement, politics, American society, humor and more.
The State of American Thought: Ensnared in a fallacious liberal-conservative dichotomy
By Ethan Sewall
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 204,500. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The State of American Thought is a theoretical framework of American culture followed by a narrative of the preliminary platform of The Ecumenical Humanist International Political Party. The goal of the book is to help Americans and people around the world eliminate man-made sufferings through engagement in ecumenical humanist behavioral, cultural and political revolutions.