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Edible insects by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 90,600. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication grew from a small effort in 2003 in the FAO Forestry Department to document the role of insects in traditional livelihood practices in Central Africa and to assess the impact of harvesting insects in their natural habitats on the sustainability of forests.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 6 - April 2015 by Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 160,940. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Harvard Law Review, Apr. 2015, includes the annual Developments in the Law survey of a particular area of legal concern; the topic is Policing. Other contents: "Consent Procedures and American Federalism," Bridget Fahey; "Anticipatory Remedies for Takings," Thomas Merrill; "How a 'Lawless' China Made Modern America," Carol G.S. Tan; plus several Recent Cases commentaries, and Recent Publications.
Milk and dairy products in human nutrition by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 146,190. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Food Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication is unique in drawing together information on nutrition, and dairy-industry development, providing a rich source of useful material on the role of dairy products in human nutrition and the way that investment in dairy-industry development has changed.
Daughters of Distance by Vanessa Runs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
What does it mean to be a female in endurance sport? Hundreds of women open up about their realities as athletes, wives, girlfriends and mothers. From the intimacy of the bedroom to the community of competition, some of these stories will encourage and uplift. Others will surprise and infuriate. Welcome to the beautiful and complicated world of strong women.
Mathurin by Tim Candler
Series: The Rabbit of Usk. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,550. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Tells of our hero's preoccupation with the initials JH, the failure of King Alfred, the Sabean understanding of punishment, the Sheedi veneration of the crocodile, the continuing domination of Saxons by their Norman Overlords, and onward into the world.
Introduction to Conducting Private Investigations: Private Investigator Entry Level (02E) by Philip A. Becnel IV
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 75,730. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
"Introduction to Conducting Private Investigations" provides the essential tools you need to become a successful private investigator. From conducting straightforward background investigations to more complicated cases involving accidents and fraud, you will learn the critical skills needed to conduct all types of investigations and build a thriving business.
Known to Social Services by Freya Barrington
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
Written from life experience and ringing with authenticity, Known to Social Services follows Diane Foster, a dedicated social worker, into the grim, grey world of the Deacon Hill estate in Millbrook and the tormented lives of its inhabitants.
Collapse Now and Avoid the Rush: The Best of the Archdruid Report by John Michael Greer
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,720. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Since 2006, author John Michael Greer has been sharing his perspectives on the fate of industrial civilization and more on his weekly blog, The Archdruid Report. His writing, both highly engaging and rooted in a depth of broad scholarship, has earned him thousands of readers who want to understand the trajectory our world has taken. Collapse Now and Avoid the Rush includes some of his best essays.
Women in Islamic Societies: A Selected Review of Social Scientific Literature - Monolithic Stereotype Succumbs to Multi-Faceted Empirical Studies on Muslim Women, Sex-Role Ideologies, Sacred Texts by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 150,880. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
This study provides a literature review of recent empirical social science scholarship that addresses the actualities of women's lives in Muslim societies across multiple geographic regions.
The Woman I Was Born To Be by Aleshia Brevard
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,350. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies(5.00 from 1 review)
Told with truth, humor and flair, this is the autobiography of one transsexual's wild ride from boyhood as Alfred Brevard ("Buddy") Crenshaw in rural Tennessee to voluptuous female entertainer in Hollywood. This memoir is a rare pre-Women's Movement account of coming to terms with gender identity.
Essential Guide to Child Abuse and Missing Children: Law Enforcement and Family Response, Injuries, Illness, Fatalities, STDs and Sexual Abuse, Battered Child Syndrome, Burn Injuries, AMBER Alert by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,540. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sexual abuse & harassment
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook compilation reproduces official documents about child abuse and missing children.
Insights and Interviews From the 2014 Families in Global Transition Conference: The Global Family Redefined by Jo Parfitt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Summertime Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Children's Studies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Almost 20 years ago, four women sat round an Indianapolis kitchen table and had a dream. They dreamed of creating a conference that would inspire, support, inform and encourage families living overseas. This book of insights and interviews, garnered from the 2014 event and written by the Parfitt Pascoe Writing Residents provides those who cannot make it to Washington DC a peek into what goes on.
A Costly American Hatred by Joseph Rodney Dole II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by Joseph Dole. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
A Costly American Hatred is an in-depth look at how America’s hatred of “criminals” has led the nation down an expensive path that not only ostracizes and demonizes an ever growing segment of the population, but is also now so pervasive that it is counterproductive to the goals of reducing crime and keeping society safe, wastes enormous resources, and destroys human lives.
A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living by Joseph Campbell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,670. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
One of Joseph Campbell's most popular, most quoted works, A Joseph Campbell Companion is a treasure trove of insight and inspiration, thought-provoking in its depth, poetic in its scope. Drawn from a month-long workshop at the world-famous Esalen Institute held in celebration of the scholar's eightieth birthday, the Companion captures Campbell at his best: wise, funny, intelligent, and inspiring.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Guide for All-Hazard Emergency Operations Planning (EOP) State and Local Guide (SLG) 101, Earthquake, Hurricane, Flood and Dam Failure by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,630. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This State and Local Guide (SLG) provides emergency managers and other emergency services personnel with information on FEMA's concept for developing risk-based, all-hazard emergency operations plans.
A Derailment by Tim Candler
Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,280. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural(5.00 from 1 review)
Tells of our hero's attempt to grasp the nature of seasons, English Speaking People, the London Underground and the domination of Saxons by their Norman overlords.
Myths to Live By by Joseph Campbell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,470. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Joseph Campbell famously compared mythology to a kangaroo pouch for the human mind and spirit: "a womb with a view." In Myths to Live By, he examines all of the ways in which myth supports and guides us, giving our lives meaning.
Hunting Practices of the Wachiperi: Demystifying Indigenous Environmental Behavior by Rodolfo Tello
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,850. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
What makes indigenous peoples conserve or degrade biodiversity? The reasons why indigenous communities end up degrading or conserving natural resources are addressed in this book, filling a critical gap in current knowledge about the socioeconomic drivers of biodiversity loss and the rise of community-based conservation in tropical forests.
Adaptive Society: Biology Supports Global Law, Consensual Government, and Sustainable Technology by Ross Milburn
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,420. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
Adaptive Society explains why industrial civilization does not “fit” human needs and creates warfare, 80% of disease, extreme wealth differentials, dysfunctional families, dwindling childbirth, state corruption, and high drug consumption. Science can fix everything, but only if humans unite under natural global law, and revert to their naturally evolved, and decentralized, social organization.
Be a Hobbit, Save the Earth: the Guide to Sustainable Shire Living by Steve Bivans
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 185,120. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Be a Hobbit examines the problems facing the Earth today through the lens of Tolkien’s world. Middle Earth faced destruction from Sauron and Saruman; our world is under attack from the 'Two Towers’: Ignorance & Fear, and Poverty & Greed. Our world has lost its 'Shireness.' Be a Hobbit is a guide to bringing it back, from the bottom up: one Hobbit, one home, and one Shire at a time.