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66 In Conversation with India
You set the price! Words: 42,420. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This book contains sneak peeks into the lives of everyday people, persons like you or me; folk we may meet during the course of our daily lives. Some of the stories may appeal to you, some may not, but each story speaks for itself and for the real life person it represents. Perhaps you will be inspired, perhaps repelled; perhaps you will imaginatively step into another's shoes, if for a moment.
Dr. House Syndrome
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,490. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
Dr. HOUSE SYNDROME is an essay on a type of psychopathic behaviour in some people. It is characterized by the person's unconscious ability to avoid an emotional condition as if it was a physical ailment. These people do not know why they behave well. This is due to dissociation between the cerebral hemispheres. The right brain performs processes bypassing the rationality of the left brain.
Flat Earth Clues
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 28,480. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
How do you know the earth is a sphere / globe shape? No, seriously. This is not a joke. The Flat Earth Clues book gives you 12 compelling reasons why you should rethink the globe model that you have been taught. The author (Mark Sargent) proposes that we are in a 'Truman Show' type enclosed structure, the authorities know this and have been hiding it from the public since 1956. Edited by L Newton.
World Program of the Census of Agriculture 2020, Volume I: Programme, concepts and definitions
Price: Free! Words: 86,470. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
The census of agriculture is one of the key pillars of a national statistical system, and in many developing countries it is often the only means of producing statistical information on the structure and other relevant aspects of the agriculture sector. It is the only data collection instrument that produces statistical information on farms at the lowest geographical level.
Handbook for monitoring and evaluation of child labour in agriculture
Price: Free! Words: 22,100. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Children's Studies
The Handbook offers guidance and tools for assessing the impacts of agricultural and food security programmes and projects on child labour in family-based agriculture.
Safeguarding land tenure rights in the context of agricultural investment
Price: Free! Words: 30,350. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Law » Land Use
A technical guide on safeguarding land tenure rights in line with the Voluntary Guidelines for the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security, for government authorities involved in the promotion, approval and monitoring of agricultural investments.
The impact of disasters on agriculture and food security
Price: Free! Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
This study assesses the impact of medium to large scale natural hazards and disasters on the agriculture sector and subsectors in developing countries between 2003 and 2013, focusing on direct physical damage and indirect economic losses. The findings of the study are expected to support national and international efforts to reduce damage and losses caused by disasters.
Research Methods and Methods in Context Revision Notes for AS Level and A Level Sociology, AQA Focus
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
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.
Light Love Rituals: Bulgarian Myths, Legends, and Folklore
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,240. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Holidays & Celebrations / Other, Non-Religious, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
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For children and adults from 8 to 108 who would like to take discover Bulgarian folk tales, legends, and mythology. Whether you want to learn a little about their ancient Thracian origins, or you want to experience rituals practiced throughout the year with a fictitious Bulgarian family, or even if you’re only interested in traditional Bulgarian cuisine, this book has something for everyone.
Making Equality Work
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
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
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)
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
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 22,890. 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
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
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
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
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
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.