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The Gender Police: A Diary
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 37,140. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
The 'Gender Police: A Diary' is an intriguing and insightful record of how people treat girls and boys differently. When Ros Ball and James Millar’s son was born in 2010 they started to tweet about how people treated him compared to his big sister. What began as an attempt to retain their sanity in a gender obsessed world became a life changing experiment about gender identity.
Litter-ology: Understanding Littering and the Secrets to Clean Public Places
Price: $9.69 USD. Words: 37,140. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Imagine if all our public places were clean and free of litter. In Litter-ology, environmental psychologists Karen Spehr & Rob Curnow share insights gained from over 20 years working on changing people’s disposal behaviour. Based on up to date research evidence, Litter-ology is a highly readable guide for all those who are trying to get results in keeping their public places clean & litter free.
More Shit that Pisses Me Off
Series: Shit that Pisses Me Off, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,720. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012 by Magenta. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
Why do men spit (and women don’t)? What’s the real problem with cellphones? What’s wrong with wedding leave? Do you remember Grade Ten History? Why isn’t being a soldier more like being a mother? What did God really promise? And let’s talk about sex…
Shit that Pisses Me Off
Series: Shit that Pisses Me Off, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,750. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011 by Magenta. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Should you need a license in order to become a parent? What’s wrong with calling people Ms. and Mr.? Why is casual day at the office insulting? Why should you take down the flag? Is women’s fiction really women’s fiction? Should we have professional jurors? Why shouldn’t athletes take performance-enhancing drugs? Why should you boycott marriage? And let’s talk about the weather report…
Szariat dla Niemuzułmanów
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: Polish. Published: July 14, 2015 by CSPI International. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Islamic law, Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies
Islam to nie tylko religia. To również system polityczny, posiadający własny zestaw praw zwany szariatem. Fundamenty prawne szariatu są całkowicie odmienne od naszych i odrzucają podstawowe prawa człowieka. Prawo szariatu w wielu przypadkach ma bezpośredni wpływ na niemuzułmanów i budzi uzasadnione obawy. Muzułmanie coraz częściej wysuwają żądania o wprowadzanie szariatu.
No Country for Black Men
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,010. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
Inside the culture of exploitation, plus the horrific crimes, that led to the Black Lives Matter movement
So You Want to Rescue Child Sex Slaves? What You Need to Know Before You Begin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade
Based on more than a decade of experience and research, this resource introduces the basic essential information needed to respond to child sex slavery, sex trafficking and other forms of sexual exploitation. It explains the key elements of the problem, examines the essentials of effective responses, and offers practical advice and guidance for getting started or improving your existing response.
Your Mark On The World, Stories of service that show us how to give more with a purpose without giving up what's most important.
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Your Mark On The World combines inspiring stories of ordinary people doing remarkable things to make the world a better place with practical advice to empower you to give more to a cause (charity, non-profit or social venture) without giving up a career or family.
No End to the Shit that Pisses Me Off
Series: Shit that Pisses Me Off, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013 by Magenta. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
War rape, profit, baby androids, tax exemptions for churches, make-up, having kids, assisted suicide, abortion, grades inflation, littering, business ethics… Philosophy with an attitude. Because the unexamined life is dangerous.
So! You want to be British
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,570. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book is a collection of more than fifty blogs posted by the author over a two year period. Cultural events, national treasures, famous and ordinary people who made the news illustrate what it means to live in Great Britain and to call oneself British. Most articles are quite short with more than a touch of irreverent humour and read together explain what being British really means.
A Windral
Series: The Rabbit of Usk. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,690. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Timotei and his grandfather have been released upon their own recognizance. Free from the disciplines and follies of the barracks and with no thought for their own better judgment our two Sphinx Sabeans choose to engage in a quest for JH. They are soon engaged in the pox of aimless wandering during which our hero gets a pair of free boots and he discovers his grandfather might have been a Saint.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This first volume of essays adapted from the blog My Little Po-Mo combines a critical study of the first season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its adult fans to explore questions about their motivations and experiences, along with the show that inspired them.
Dick Turpin, God Of The Underworld
Price: $1.48 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
All over the Indo-European language area in one way or another expressions of the pitchblack ruler of the Underworld - i.e. of Hell - are annually celebrated at the end of the old year and the start of the new year. Here it is argued that the English highwayman Dick Turpin is another one of these expressions. This book is an independent publication of chapter 39 in my book about Black Pete.
Fasten Your Seat Belts! History and Heroism in the Pan Am Cabin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,370. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Fasten Your Seat Belts! is the first history of an airline told in the voices of its flight attendants. Through hundreds of interviews, Valerie Lester has collected the heroic, tragic, and sometimes comic adventures of Pan Am's pioneer cabin crews from 1928-1991. At last here is a book that reveals the immense contribution made by flight attendants to the history of aviation.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Two
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,900. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This second volume of essays in the My Little Po-Mo series combines critical analysis of the second season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its fandom, with a focus on what might be called the "dark side" of the latter. Sex, death, and chaos, handled as only a children's cartoon can!
A Primer on Another Infrasovereign Religion
Series: Primers on Category-Based Nested Forms. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
This 3500 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.
Theory in Information Behaviour Research
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research, Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
A collection of chapters on key theories employed in research into information behaviour, i.e., how people interact with information. The chapters are written by known researchers who have employed the theories in their work.
A Primer on the Family
Series: Primers on Category-Based Nested Forms. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
This primer is the sixth 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. Each tier contains an interscope. The interscope for the third tier, the society tier, starts with the institution level. The family is used to imagine the concepts of “institution” and “organization”.
The Wicked Lady
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The Wicked Lady is a 350 year old legend of a lady highwayman. Her name was Katherine Ferrers who lived at Markyate Cell, Hertfordshire. One night she was shot and mortally wounded, rode back to Markyate where she died and was buried in Ware, Herts. Her ghost is said to haunt the area still. The legend is retold along with the life of the Katherine Ferrers and the truth revealed.
South Sudanese Community Insights: A Cross-Generational Cross-Cultural Rescue Model for Families and Family Counselors
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 24,510. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012 by Marilyn McLeod. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Africana, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
South Sudanese people have experienced tremendous changes both within their homeland and as refugees abroad. This book describes typical South Sudanese culture, and challenges of both South Sudanese families and western professionals counseling them. John Chuol Kuek was born in South Sudan, survived refugee camps, and is now an Advanced Ph.D. Candidate while raising a family in the U.S.