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Breaking the Chains of Capitalism, An Evolutionary Journey to True Freedom (Color)
Price: $9.99 USD. 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.
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.
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?'
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.
Blue vs. Black: Let’s End the Conflict Between Cops and Minorities
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,010. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Blue vs. Black tells the true, heartbreaking stories of ordinary people who cross paths with the wrong cops at the wrong time. The slogan #BlackLivesMatter takes on new resonance as we witness the way their lives were turned upside down in an instant. Their stories are disturbing, but in seeking justice for them Burris holds out the hope that the system can change.
The Letlander
Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,970. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Timotei and his grandfather while attempting to return to the English Island find work in the hotel and catering industry. Their employer is of English Speaking origin and it's as well that our hero wisely disguises himself as a Letlander while he diligently engages in the many obligations of a housemaid, a waiter and a kitchen hand for an expatriate community of English people.
Women on the Frontlines of Peace and Security with Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Leon Panetta - Women in the Military, Defense, Foreign Policy, NATO, Crisis, Special Operations Forces
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 155,920. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book discusses the issue of the role of women in the military, foreign policy, and peace efforts.
The Automation of Society is Next: How to Survive the Digital Revolution
Price: $11.11 USD. Words: 95,780. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
The explosion in data volumes, processing power, and Artificial Intelligence, known as the "digital revolution", has driven our world to a dangerous point. One thing is increasingly clear: We are at a crossroads. We need to make decisions. We must re-invent our future.
2015 Social and Behavioral Sciences Team Annual Report: The Obama Administration's Experiments on Nudging Citizen Behavior - Projects Ranging from Insurance Enrollment to Debt Repayment
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 124,260. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the first report, issued in September 2015, of the Obama White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team (SBST): a cross-agency group of experts in applied behavioral science that translates findings and methods from the social and behavioral sciences into improvements in Federal policies and programs.
Stories from the Polycule: Real Life in Polyamorous Families
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015 by Thorntree Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Alternative family, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Marriage & Family
An anthology of work from people living in polyamorous families of all configurations, by the author of The Polyamorists Next Door: Inside Multiple-Partner Relationships and Families.
Over Your Dead Body: The History And Future Of How We Deal With The Dead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,230. Language: British English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Everything about death, funerals and what happens to the body afterwards. Vivid behind the scenes accounts of undertaking today, but also the history of how we deal with death, its science and ecology, and the new high-tech replacements for burial and cremation, and DIY and Green funerals.
Türler ve Cinsler
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 53,460. Language: Turkish. Published: October 8, 2015 by Propaganda Yayınları. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
Sınıfsal açıdan bakıldığında dahi, cinsiyetçiliğin ve türcülüğün oldukça benzer yöntemlerle işlediği görülür. Bu kitap sadece sınıf temelli argümanlarla değil, özgürlükçü siyasetin bir çok yöntem ve tezleriyle cinsiyetçilik ve türcülük arasındaki paralelliğe özgün bir şekilde işaret ediyor, çıkış yolları önererek meselenin derinliğine iniyor.
Computing without Compromise: Love Letters to Open Source
Price: Free! Words: 72,000. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Operating systems, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Light reading about the joys of being a computer nerd in the age of open source technology from podcaster and technology educator "Klaatu", of Hacker Public Radio and GNU World Order.
Essays in Group-Cognitive Science
Price: Free! Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
Essays in Group-Cognitive Science includes introductions to Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) research, methodology and findings. It documents the innovative approach of the Virtual Math Teams Project from 2002-2015. The project's influential methods of interaction analysis have not been described and motivated in such detail before.
Terra Nova: Global Revolution and the Healing of Love
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,430. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015 by Verlag Meiga GbR. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
"Terra Nova: Global Revolution and the Healing of Love." is the essence of over forty years of work on the question of whether humanity and the Earth can be healed. It shows how a morphogenetic field of peace is organized from within, and to what forces it could connect in order to oppose the global forces of violence and so make possible a future without war.
Neil Peart: Cultural Repercussions
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
An in-depth examination of the words, ideas, and professional life of Neil Peart, man of letters.
One and One Make Five
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
‘One and One Make Five’ is a collection of stories and anecdotes based on the experiences of a family living in a wattle and daub house on a small farm in the bush between the years of 1932 to 1942. It illustrates the challenges of living without water or electricity and the hardships encountered due to a ten year drought and The Depression.
Uma Década Queer: 50 Entrevistas em Português (2004-2014)
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 7, 2015 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
Existem sexualidades, feminismos, ideologias, políticas, pessoas, opiniões, agendas. Porquê olhar a realidade LGBT como um monolito que pensa ou reivindica a mesma coisa a todo o tempo e a uma só voz? - Bruno Horta
Letters to Tiptree
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 89,340. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Alice Sheldon’s birth, and in recognition of the enormous influence of both James Tiptree Jr (Sheldon's pen name) and Sheldon herself on the field, Twelfth Planet Press has published a selection of thoughtful letters written by science fiction and fantasy’s writers, editors, critics and fans to celebrate and recognise her work.
Galáxia de Frankenstein #1 — Os fantasmas da notícia a partir de um jornalismo tutelado
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 100,410. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 27, 2015 by Geraldo A. Seabra. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Decision-making & problem solving, Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
O e-book 'Galáxia de Frankenstein #1 — Os fantasmas da notícia a partir de um jornalismo tutelado' é uma assemblagem do universo da notícia nos últimos 20 anos no Brasil e no mundo. No primeiro volume, as distorções da notícia simulada pós-máquina de Turing. Na segunda parte, o outro lado da notícia a partir do advento de um jornalismo compartilhado.