Nonfiction » Social Science

Sub-categories: Sociology | Agriculture & food | Women's studies | Social psychology | Mythology, folklore and legend | Disasters & Disaster Relief | Anthropology / Cultural | Criminology | Customs & Traditions | Immigration and Emigration | Gender studies | Conspiracy theories | All sub-categories >>
Actionable Evaluation Basics: Getting succinct answers to the most important questions [minibook]
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Avoid getting lost in indicators, measures, and analysis methods; use this guide to get clear, well-reasoned, insightful answers to the most important questions. Great tips for reporting that is succinct and straight-to-the-point without falling into the trap of oversimplification. This easy-to-read, informative minibook gives a practical overview of 6 elements essential for actionable evaluation.
Dick Turpin, God Van Het Dodenrijk
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 14,830. Language: Dutch. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
In het gehele Indo-Europese taalgebied wordt jaarlijks het eind van het oude jaar en de start van het nieuwe jaar gevierd met expressies van de pekzwarte heerser over het Dodenrijk - over de Hel. Hier wordt beargumenteerd dat de Engelse struikrover Dick Turpin ook zo'n expressie is. Dit boek is een onafhankelijke publicatie van hoofdstuk 40 in mijn boek over Zwarte Piet.
Outspoken: A Decade of Transgender Activism and Trans Feminism
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,680. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Julia Serano (author of Whipping Girl and Excluded) combines elements of memoir, historical account, gender theory, and activist philosophy in her third book, Outspoken. This collection (spanning a decade of her work as a writer and trans feminist) provides an insightful overview of where transgender activism has been, and compelling analysis of where it should head in the future.
Goddess in the Grass: Serpentine Mythology and the Great Goddess
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The serpent – is it a symbol of evil or a form of the life-renewing Great Goddess? This fascinating investigation unlocks the archetype of the Serpent Goddess that lies hidden in the world's myths, fairy tales, and images. This updated edition includes additions to the dictionary of over 125 forms of the Serpent Goddess.
The Power of the Other | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Henry cloud is the author of the self-help book called the power of the other. This is a book that shows some different ways that people influence each other. This book was written in order to teach people how to build healthy relationships so that they can improve their own lives in addition to the lives of others.
Yiddish Lost and Found: Eavesdropping on the Ancestors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
Yiddish learner and novelist Ellen Galford (author of The Dyke and the Dybbuk, The Fires of Bride and other feminist cult classics) takes a short, sharp look at the fragmentary, battered but tenacious Yiddish that survived three generations of her family’s journey from the Russian Pale of Settlement to the fleshpots of the Bronx and the wilds of New Jersey.
Water Culture in South Asia: Bangladesh Perspectives
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,170. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Applied Sciences
“Water is life” in Bangladesh. Based on five researchers’ long-term involvement with water development programs, this book introduces the reader to the vast range of meanings that water has in this South Asian country, where village women struggle daily for access to safe supplies. Mythology, ancient sciences, folklore, and language provide a cultural foundation for water's uses in the home.
A Primer for Individual In Community
Series: How to Define the Word "Religion" and Related Primers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
This 5600 word primer is the third in a series on the category based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers. These are labeled A (for firstness), B (for secondness) and C (for thirdness). Each tier contains an interscope. The interscope for the first tier, the individual in community, is presented here.
Child Molesters, Child Rapists, and Child Sexual Abuse: Why and How Sex Offenders Abuse: Child Molestation, Rape, and Incest Stories, Studies, and Models
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,450. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Why would anyone sexually abuse a child? How does it happen! Clear answers and stories from victims and abusers help you: ~ Recognize circumstances that allow child sexual abuse to take place ~ Identify motivations of different types of sex offenders ~ Understand why and how someone could sexually abuse a child with this concise book (15,000 words, about 60 pages if it were a paperback).
An Addicted Cross-Dresser, Married and a Happy Ending - A True Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Men's sexuality, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
A married couple come to terms with a husband’s cross-dressing after he finally reveals his secret to his wife. A true story, fictionalized, about how something as difficult and humiliating as this, can turn into a new way of living that enhances and improves this couple’s life. If the woman isn't open to the concept, it probably won't go as well as it did for this couple. 41 pages 10,500 words.
A Primer on Another Infrasovereign Religion
Series: How to Define the Word "Religion" and Related Primers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
This 3700 word primer is the tenth in a series on the category-based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers of interscopes. The third tier is the society tier. In this primer, the entire society tier comes into view.
The First Singularity and Its Fairy Tale Trace
Series: Crystallizations of the Fall. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
This 2700 word essay presents a natural hypothesis addressing the question: Why is our current Lebenswelt not the same as the Lebenswelt that we evolved in?
Traficada: Diario de una Esclava Sexual (Spanish Version)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,140. Language: Spanish. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Nonfiction » Social Science » Slavery
My nombre es Elena y yo solía ser un ser humano. Ahora soy una esclava sexual. Si estás leyendo este diario, entonces es que estoy muerta o he conseguido escapar…
White Slavery In Colonial America
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,420. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Slavery
Is there a conspiracy to suppress over 150-years of American history? In the time that preceded the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, an entire class of people from Europe to the American colonies have all but vanished. They were kidnapped, put in chains, transported and auctioned. They were white and they were slaves.
Global Politics After 9/11: Failed Wars, Political Fragmentation and the Rise of Authoritarianism
Series: Global Policy e-books. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
by David Held The essays in this book were all written by David under the shadow of 9/11 and the wars fought afterwards. They explore the impact of this event on global politics and the many ramifications it has had over time. They try to understand how these developments intersect, and sometime collide, with other events and trends, and they ask what sense we can and should make of them.
Becoming a Change Artist
Series: Quality Software Managment, Book 7 · Consulting Secrets, Book 7. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In Volume 7 of the highly acclaimed Quality Software series, Gerald M. Weinberg illustrates how skilled people (Change Artists) work to create a supportive environment for software engineering —an environment in which your organization can realize long-lasting gains in quality and productivity by learning the artistry of managing change.
Saxo Grammaticus on Slavic Pre-Christian Religion: The Relevant Fragments from Book XIV of Gesta Danorum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » European
Duke Henry the Lion, King Waldemar, and Bishop Absalon answer the Pope's call for the Northern Crusade to Christianize Baltic Slavs. Being successful in achieving their goal, and having subdued the Slavs, they witness the strange and unusual temples, statues, customs, and divination rituals of the Wendish Slavs.
Bound with an Iron Chain: The Untold Story of How the British Transported 50,000 Convicts to Colonial America
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1723, James Bell stole a book from a London bookstall. As punishment, he was loaded on a ship and sent to colonial America, where he was sold as an indentured servant. In telling the epic story of how thousands of British convicts like Bell were separated from families and transported to America in the 18th century, Anthony Vaver challenges the way we think about immigration to early America.
Terra Nova. Globale Revolution und Heilung der Liebe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,340. Language: German. Published: December 4, 2014 by Verlag Meiga GbR. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
„Terra Nova“ beschreibt das Bild einer neuen Kultur: eine Erde ohne Krieg, eine Gesellschaft ohne Gewalt, eine Liebe ohne Lüge, ein Leben ohne Angst. Der Autor entwirft die neue Erde nicht nur in der Theorie, sondern spricht bereits aus der konkreten Erfahrung ihrer Entstehung. Das Buch ist die Essenz seiner über 40-jährigen Pionierarbeit im Aufbau funktionierender Gemeinschaften
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.