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Research Methods and Methods in Context Revision Notes for AS Level and A Level Sociology, AQA Focus by Karl Thompson
Price: $1.41 USD. Words: 20,760. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This brief set of revision notes has been designed to help students revise for the research methods section of both the AS and A level Sociology exams. It should be sufficient to get students through both the AQA, OCR and Welsh Board Syllabuses.
Directions by Canadian Race Relations Foundation
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 96,500. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Directions provides a space for established and emerging scholars, community organizations and race relations practitioners to publish their research. It also offers a forum for important dialogue and debate on race-related issues and best practices, and practical recommendations for policy development and change.
Making Equality Work by Christine Burns, Shahnaz Ali, & Loren Grant
Price: Free! Words: 67,250. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate governance
A unique "How-to" as well as "Why" book by three diversity specialists, "Making Equality Work" combines background facts and theory about the history and nature of equality and diversity in Britain with the detailed description of how the authors set out successfully to raise the measurable levels of equality outcomes for the National Health Service. The lessons apply in any corporate setting.
Fcode: Breaking the silence on female on female rape by Johanna Sparrow
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 21,130. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sexual abuse & harassment, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sex and health
Handling the trauma of rape if you’re a woman is hard enough but what’s even harder is being raped by another female. How do you wrap your mind around that? If you’ve ever been the victim of female on female rape you know how people look at you
Subprime Felon: Inside Federal Prison Camp by Pyerse Dandridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,970. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
This book recounts Pyerse’s experience inside Herlong and at the halfway house where he was sent to readjust to society. To successfully restart his life, he first had to survive the pettiness, dehumanization, and psychological bondage of the prison camp. Then he had to overcome his own personal emotional challenges, and somehow use the exclusion from family and friends to his advantage.
Un Asunto Del Chulel (Alma) by Gina Kingsley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 176,750. Language: Spanish. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Una historia de revelación espiritual de una joven en Honduras, Dinora, quien huye de su hogar y un padrastro abusivo, ella llega al mar Caribe a buscar refugio, cuando llega allí descubre que tiene que vivir como varón para eludir los peligros de una sociedad muy prejuiciosa y cruel.
The Human Ideology by Valentin Matcas
Series: The One. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 22,750. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
This book makes you aware of ideologies around you, how to form and use them, and how to defend yourself and your family from them, because if ideas can ever harm you in any way, then ideologies certainly can, since ideologies may inflict suffering not only to you and to those around you, but ideologies may bring the whole world to chaos, back to the Dark Ages!
Media Interaction With the Public in Emergency Situations: Four Case Studies - Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident, Los Angeles Riots and Rodney King, World Trade Center Bombing, Oklahoma City Bombing by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this interesting study provides an analysis of media coverage of four major emergency situations in the United States and the impact of that coverage on the public.
The Second Report on the State of the World’s Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Assessments by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 216,310. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Drawing on 129 country reports, this report presents an analysis of the state of livestock diversity, the influence of livestock-sector trends on the management of animal genetic resources, the state of capacity to manage animal genetic resources, including legal and policy frameworks, and the state of the art in tools and methods for characterization, valuation, use, development and conservation.
Checkmate by Wallace Fowler
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,290. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
When Wallace Fowler enlisted, he didn’t know he would wind up broken because of the colour of his skin. A black man in a white military, Fowler would suffer harassment at the hands of both superiors and local communities. When he could no longer stand the abuse, the Forces judged him “Not Advantageously Employable.”
Save and Grow in practice: maize, rice, wheat: A guide to sustainable cereal production by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 47,200. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This new book looks at the application of “Save and Grow” practices and technologies to production of the world’s key food security crops. Eco-friendly farming systems are helping smallholder producers to boost cereal yields, improve their incomes and livelihoods, conserve natural resources, reduce negative impacts on the environment, and build resilience to climate change.
Like a Dove: A memoir and biography in honour of Sione Tavo Manukia by Rubinstine Manukia
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 24,410. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016 by Philip Garside. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
What was life like for a Tongan migrant in New Zealand in the 1970s and onwards? In this tribute to Sione Tavo Manukia, his daughter Ruby tells of his early life in Tonga and his experiences in New Zealand, as he sought a prosperous life and further education for his children. He helped to found the Pulela’a New Lynn Tongan Methodist Church.
Dowsing for Treasure: The New Successful Treasure Hunter's Essential Dowsing Manual by David Villanueva
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,590. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
This completely revised and updated edition of the original SUCCESSFUL TREASURE HUNTER'S ESSENTIAL DOWSING MANUAL is a revolutionary new guide to finding treasure, which shows how anyone — beginner or seasoned professional — can easily use the skills they probably never realized they had, to locate treasure — wherever it lies hidden. And how to pinpoint and recover that treasure fast!
Blood Trails Across Texas: True Crime Stories as Told by the Men Who Lived Them by Brian Foster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
True crime stories that span Texas from the northern Louisiana border to the Gulf Coast, northwest to San Antonio and the Hill Country, then west again to the rugged desert on the Mexican border. Welcome to the harsh and gritty side of life.
Bullying en Mexico by Paloma Cobo & Romeo Tello
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,140. Language: Spanish. Published: January 4, 2016 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
El bullying es una clase de acoso que se manifiesta en distintos ambientes, principalmente en las escuelas. En este libro se examinan las particularidades que el fenómeno ha adoptado en los colegios, donde los estudiantes participan en actos de violencia física y verbal, ya sea como agresores, víctimas o testigos. En este trabajo encontrará los elementos para la reflexión y el tratamiento.
Femophobia: How Women Have Become Men - On the Fear of Fat, Fear of the Feminine and the Collapse of Society by Tovi Browning
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,550. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
This book gives us tools for a real change. The Feminine is dying. Unless we awaken to this, so may we: eating disorders; broken relationships; our attraction to control and hardness; the speed of our life and its price; women’s hostility towards their bodies; our fear of feelings; epidemic addictions... It is crucial that we allow the Feminine back into our lives, to restore our lost balance.
The Transgender Monologues, Gender, Sexuality, and LGBT Life by Joanne Borden
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,540. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
This is a different, informative, and entertaining book regarding issues of life, which will interest LGBT people but mostly transgender people, their loved ones, and students/professionals in the social sciences. Within the 58 monologues are a close examination of everyday issues. The author, is the winner of the Best Storyteller Award at NYC Fresh Fruit Festival of 2012.
Identical Treatment in the Machine of the Law, The Quest for Transgender Civil Rights by Joanne Borden
Price: Free! Words: 38,490. Language: American English. Published: December 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
For an easy way to understand transgenderism and explain it to others read this book. Also, read this book's over 50 speeches that are loaded with ideas and arguments when lobbying for transgender civil rights. For a full discussion of transgenderism see this author's other book "Transgender Complete, A Virtual Handbook" also sold at most eBook retailers.
Surviving Tracy by Patti Roberts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,720. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
In 1974, the most destructive tropical cyclone recorded in Australia’s history devastated Darwin on Christmas Eve, turning the city into a war zone. This book is a collection of survivor stories.
Radical Response: Free Market Solutions to Global Crises by Richard Lackey, Jr
Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Free enterprise
How do we feed 50% more people by 2050 with an expectation for that food to be grown by millions of small farmers who themselves live in poverty? The answer is not in a single product or even a system, but in an ecosystem that brings together public and private, governmental and non-governmental agencies around the world. The solution already exists. We only need to put the pieces in order.