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Moderating Feminism: The Past the Now and What Comes Next
Price: $6.35 USD. Words: 23,270. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
In Moderating Feminism, Louise Burfitt-Dons examines the history of feminism in the UK, US and globally with a fresh eye. She identifies some of the contradictions and modern challenges of the current movement including consumerism, identity politics, Queen Bee Syndrome, the Mens Rights Movement and sharia law. Her conclusion is a refreshingly optimistic manifesto which will work for all.
Pulses: Nutritious seeds for a sustainable future
Price: $29.95 USD. Words: 28,600. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / vegetables
The aim of raising global awareness on the multitude of benefits of pulses was integral to the International Year of Pulses. This coffee table book is part guide and part cookbook— informative without being technical.
Состояние лесов мира 2016: Леса и сельское хозяйство: проблемы и возможности землепользования
Price: Free! Words: 39,900. Language: Russian. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
В докладе "Состояние лесов мира (СОФО) – 2016" на примере успехов, достигнутых во Вьетнаме, Гане, Гамбии, Грузии, Коста-Рике, Тунисе и Чили, показано, что можно добиться повышения продуктивности сельского хозяйства и укрепления продовольственной безопасности и одновременно с этим остановить и даже обратить вспять процесс обезлесения.
Mother At Seven
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,810. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2016 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Mother at Seven is the shocking, inspirational true story of a little girl’s tragic childhood, and how she endured and overcame a decade of unspeakable abuse at the hands of her cruel and sadistic family. Mother at Seven tells of those critical moments in a child’s life when the only thing standing between the life and death itself was a pure and innocent belief that better days lie ahead.
The Bottom Line – A Management Primer For First Line Law Enforcement Supervisors
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,510. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
The Bottom Line explains the important role a first line law enforcement supervisor must fill, and how to avoid mistakes when challenged by incidents that can pit loyalty and friendship against honesty. It also provides the new supervisor with a strong foundation from which to better coach and counsel subordinates while maintaining a professional work environment.
State of the World's Forests 2016 (SOFO): Forests and agriculture: land use challenges and opportunities
Price: Free! Words: 39,520. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The State of the World’s Forests (SOFO) 2016 shows that it is possible to increase agricultural productivity and food security while halting or even reversing deforestation, highlighting the successful efforts of Costa Rica, Chile, the Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Tunisia and Viet Nam.
Situation des Forêts du monde 2016: Forêts et agriculture: défis et possibilités concernant l'utilisation des terres
Price: Free! Words: 50,300. Language: French. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La Situation des forêts du monde 2016 montre, exemples à l’appui (Costa Rica, Chili, Gambie, Géorgie, Ghana, Tunisie et Viet Nam), qu’il est possible tout à la fois d’accroître la productivité agricole, de renforcer la sécurité alimentaire et d’arrêter – voire de faire reculer – la déforestation.
El estado de los bosques del mundo 2016: Los bosques y la agricultura: desafíos y oportunidades en relación con el uso de la tierra
Price: Free! Words: 51,080. Language: Spanish. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
En El estado de los bosques del mundo (SOFO) 2016 se muestra que es posible incrementar la productividad agrícola y la seguridad alimentaria y detener o incluso invertir a un tiempo la deforestación. Para ello, se destacan los esfuerzos satisfactorios realizados por Chile, Costa Rica, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Túnez y Viet Nam.
حالة الموارد السمكية وتربية الأحياء المائية في العالم 2016 المساهمة في تحقيق الأمن الغذائي والتغذية للجميع
Price: Free! Words: 77,310. Language: Arabic. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
يتضمن تقرير حالة مصايد الأسماك وتربية الأحياء المائية في العالم، وهو المطبوع الرئيسي الصادر عن إدارة مصايد الأسماك وتربية الأحياء المائية في المنظمة، استعراضاً عالمياً لمصايد الأسماك وتربية الأحياء المائية، بما يشمل الاتجاهات والإحصاءات
Adult Sexual Abuse in Religious Institutions: Faith seeks understanding
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016 by Philip Garside. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sexual abuse & harassment, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / Leadership
When sexual abuse of adults by clergy and spiritual leaders comes to light, religious institutions need robust procedures in place to deal with offenders and support victims. Based on her long experience in ministry working with sexual offenders and their victims, and the training she has undertaken, Anne Stephenson shares the wisdom she has gained.
Liberalism or How to Turn Good Men into Whiners, Weenies and Wimps
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 81,470. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
The black middle class—saviors of the American way. Liberalism or How to Turn Good Men into Whiners, Weenies and Wimps documents the role of the 21 white, self-avowed socialist, atheist and Marxist founders of the NAACP and their impact on the Black community’s present status at the top of our nations misery index.
Состояние мирового рыболовства и аквакультуры 2016 (SOFIA): Вклад в обеспечение всеобщей продовольственной безопасности и питания
Price: Free! Words: 76,270. Language: Russian. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Цель настоящего выпуска доклада «Состояние мирового рыболовства и аквакультуры» заключается в предоставлении объективных, достоверных и актуальных данных и информации для широкого круга читателей – творцов политики, управленцев, ученых, заинтересованных сторон и фактически всех, кто тем или иным образом связан с рыболовством и аквакультурой.
Naturaleza criminal del Opus Dei
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,980. Language: Spanish. Published: July 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Law » Evidence
Estudio documentado sobre las prácticas delictivas del Opus Dei.
El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura 2016 (SOFIA): Contribución a la seguridad alimentaria y la nutrición para todos
Price: Free! Words: 99,180. Language: Spanish. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
La publicación El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura tiene como finalidad proporcionar datos e información objetivos, fiables y actualizados para una amplia variedad de lectores: responsables de la formulación de políticas, gestores, científicos, partes interesadas y todas las personas relacionadas con el sector de la pesca y la acuicultura.
Radical Islamic Terrorism In America Today
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,970. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Sure to be one of 2016's most controversial true-crime books. Best-selling Author RJ Parker delves into radicalized Islam and focuses on the real crimes, the carnage, the casualties. He illustrates that Islamic terrorism attacks against Americans aren't a coincidence and scarily, they aren't a coincidence and scarily, they're not going away soon. -- John Ferak, Bestselling True Crime Author
La situation mondiale des pêches et de l’aquaculture 2016 : Contribuer à la sécurité alimentaire et à la nutrition de tous
Price: Free! Words: 97,580. Language: French. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La présente édition du rapport sur La situation mondiale des pêches et de l’aquaculture vise à fournir des données et des informations objectives, fiables et actualisées à un large éventail de lecteurs – décideurs publics, gestionnaires, scientifiques, parties prenantes et plus généralement toute personne s’intéressant au secteur de la pêche et de l’aquaculture.
Anglicans in Postcolonial Africa
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 108,740. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Based on 319 face-to-face interviews with 319 Kenyans across the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) between 2005 and 2010, this is the most up to date and comprehensive account currently available on Kenyan Anglicanism in the post-colonial era.
Mahishasura
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: Hindi. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
The significance of the Mahishasur movement lies in the fact that it seeks to strike at the life force of the brahmanical religion. Basically, there are two claimants of this movement – one is the biggest section within the Hindu religion, which is known as the OBC, and the other is the tribal community, which is out of the pale of the Hindu religion.
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2016 (SOFIA): Contributing to food security and nutrition for all
Price: Free! Words: 76,370. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This issue of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture aims to provide objective, reliable and up-to-date data and information to a wide range of readers – policy-makers, managers, scientists, stakeholders and indeed all those interested in the fisheries and aquaculture sector.
It Was Their War Too: Canadian Women in World War I
Price: Free! Words: 29,210. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The years of World War I, 1914-1918, were years of change for Canada. Canada made a place for itself in world affairs, and the country found its stride. Women in Canada too found their stride, making significant contributions to Canada’s war efforts, and becoming fully engaged in the social, economic, political and cultural life of the country.