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Haunting Haven
By Convoy Brown
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013 by M.H. Dartos. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
I haunt the walkways and doorways, a specter on the boardwalk of dying dreams. I am a man alone simply spending time in a simple way, the only way I know. Yet into this self imposed solitude wander the lost and lonely; seeking connection; seeking condolence; speaking in riddles.
Making Infrastructure Disaster-Resilient
By Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This paper offers lessons for making infrastructure disaster-resilient based mainly on the experience of countries in Asia and the Pacific. It also shares practices associated with the multifaceted dimensions of resilience by drawing on publications from international and national organizations.
Unscripted Journeys
By R. R. Green
Price: Free! Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Unscripted Journeys is a true detailed account of perils, and adventures in the land of the Maya. It includes accounts of a year incarceration in a remote Mexican prison, exclusive access to Mayan village ceremonies and interesting discoveries in this mountainous region. It takes you on journeys into out-of-the-way destinations in areas of Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras.Photos & paintings.
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives
By Alecea Standlee
Price: Free! Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Essay » Technology
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives is a collection of essays by 7 college students at Concord University. Through their guided examination of the cultural context of technology, video gaming culture, and social media, they share what it is like to be a digital native in the US. Compiled by Dr. Alecea Standlee, these essays provide a glimpse into the techno world of college students.
Doctors, Politicians, Bureaucrats, People And Private Practice.
By P.S.Remesh Chandran
Price: Free! Words: 15,410. Language: British English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
Wherever there are uneducated politicians and jealous bureaucrats, they share a common jealousy and animosity towards doctors. Bureaucrats retire at an age and politicians stop when party men stop following them. This hatred and jealousy stems from the right of doctors to practice medicine till the end of their days.
Why Me? When Bad Things Happen
By Marlize Schmidt
Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Depression
(1.00 from 1 review)
Introduction to my book "WHY ME?". What do you do when bad things happen? When bad things happen in your life you ask questions like 'why me?'. How do you cope with all the stress caused by bad things, like an illness, divorce, job loss, grief, despair, crime, abuse, tragedy, accidents and many more...
Supporting Good Governance in the Pacific
By Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
This brief distills key lessons from a 2011 special evaluation study that explored governance and development in the Pacific region, and assessed Asian Development Bank support for governance and public sector management in the past decade.
ADB's Emergency and Rehabilitation Assistance on Flood-Affected Areas
By Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
The climate change phenomenon has contributed to severe weather disturbances over the past years, inflicting serious damage on vulnerable groups of people. This synthesis provides key lessons drawn from project evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development
A Plague of People
By John Robinson
Price: Free! Words: 115,730. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
People fill every part of the planet, using all resources and driving other species to extinction, until further expansion is impossible. The process and consequences are fully explored here with a science-based forecast of a complete collapse by 2030. The culture change urgently required is refused by a kamikaze culture of growth controlled by a foolhardy powerful minority.
Attaining Health Outcomes through Synergies of Rural Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene
By Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
Water and sanitation crisis claims lives through diseases and associated illnesses. About 3.6 million people die each year from water-related diseases. This synthesis draws key lessons from evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development Bank-financed rural water supply and sanitation projects.
Marketing im Web 2.0: Social Media für Bildungsanbieter
By Matthias Andrasch
Price: Free! Words: 6,560. Language: German. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Maria-Christina Nimmerfroh für pb21.de - Web 2.0 in der politischen Bildung. Herausgegeben unter einer CC-BY-Lizenz.
Dialectics on Global Jihad_The Syrian Front
By ahmad naim
Price: Free! Words: 37,720. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This is a brief dissertation on ‘global jihad’ focusing on the war in Syria. It presents an argument on the significance of the element of religion in the war and the fact that it can be a beginning for a large-scale religious war.
Crônicas de um médico
By Emílio Grinbaum, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 13,060. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Publicado em 1975, "Crônicas de um médico", de Emílio Grinbaum (1934-1995) é o retrato de uma época. Da crítica ao presente, e a esperança utópica de um futuro melhor. O livro é a coletânea de crônicas publicadas entre 1972 e 1975, abordando medicina, psicossomática, psicanálise, sociedade e literatura.
A Brief History of Human Behaviour and How to Become an Enlightened Global Citizen
By John Preece
Price: Free! Words: 119,280. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
this book studiously avoids the plethora of conjectural theories and poorly substantiated opinionation on which so much psychological and sociological research depends and thrives. instead, it reverts to the bedrock evidence of human history, and prehistory as mirrored in primatology, to construct a succinct and very user friendly text which teenagers, parents and globalists can readily understand
God's Loaded Dice
By Timothy McGettigan
You set the price! Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Albert Einstein believed that the universe was governed by a rational god who would never dream of playing dice with his precious creation. Yet, if scientists have learned anything over the past century, it is that the universe is anything but rational. Thus, a word to the wise: if there is a god, he does play dice. Further, scientists who don't wish to crap out would be well advised to wise up to
Improving Project Success through Effective Communication and Participation
By Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
This synthesis provides key lessons on the importance of communication in facilitating development work, as reflected in the applications of participatory approaches in project preparation, design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation in Asian Development Bank operations.
Teflon Pinata
By Attila Maddox
Price: Free! Words: 27,080. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
from hell to heaven and everything that lies between them on a search for sanity... journal excerpts, poetry, short stories.
S.O.S (Save our Society)
By Aditya Thakur
Price: Free! Words: 15,170. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Delhi gang rape case has enraged every Indian and brought forward many issues related to our political, judicial and executive systems. But it has also raised some serious questions about our society and its culture. Let's start a discussion to find out what's wrong with the Indian society and how we can change it.
Successful Engagement with Civil Society Organizations
By Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
This synthesis focuses on lessons from successful engagement of civil society organizations (CSOs) in operations financed by the Asian Development Bank.
Manual de Jornalismo Impresso
By João Simão
Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Este Manual de Jornalismo Impresso tem apenas a função de compilar algumas dicas e sugestões para facilitar o começo da escrita e actividade jornalística.