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Social Skills - 2nd Edition
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Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 46,970. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Reference
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Social Skills” is the first complete in-depth book on this topic of social skills, bringing a fresh new unique approach to improving people's social standing, fully researched rooted in the psychology and science of human interaction, on top of practical “how-to” applications. Hence, “Social Skills” goes beyond theory and shows anybody exactly how to apply their new skills in social situations.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Two
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,900. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
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!
Actionable Evaluation Basics: Getting succinct answers to the most important questions [minibook]
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
(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.
Real Life Knowledge: Economic Literacy in Improving Student Achievement and the Quality of Education
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
“Every event whether embedded in a class in history or social studies, has an underlying economic subtext” (Catalbiano 2013, P. 34). Lesson plan coming soon!!
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.
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
(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.
TVA and the Grass Roots: A Study of Politics and Organization
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,390. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Famous, influential study of organizations in action at all levels in the creation and expansion of the Tennessee Valley Authority with all its land use, agricultural, political and human effects. Landmark application of social theory coupled with prodigious research and insightful analysis made this book legendary. Newly republished in multiple formats in the Classics of Social Sciences series.
Etruscan Origins
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Etruscans remain one of Western Europe’s most enigmatic people. Where they came from is uncertain. Herodotus believed they were from Lydia. Dionysius of Halicarnassus argued they were indigenous to Tuscany. This overview sets out the models of causation used to explain their origins and incorporates the findings of recent DNA studies.
Becoming a Change Artist
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Series: Quality Software Managment, Book 7 · Consulting Secrets, Book 7. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
(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.
Dear Editor:
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 172,960. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
(4.00 from 1 review)
Progressive,opinionated, LTE's, free to be copied and/or modified and re-published. Gun control,politics,religion, LGBT, War onWomen,torture,Islam,terrorism,9/11,healthcare,Planned Parenthood, taxation,job creation, human rights, circumcision, supreme court, secularism, Constitution,socialsecurity,patriotism,Obamacare,presidential qualifications,Pat Tillman assassination, has GOP any future?
The Volunteer Playbook: Tactics Every Event Manager Should Know
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Volunteer Work
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Volunteers can be your greatest event assets if your organization prepares to get the best return on your volunteer investment. This book will explain how event managers can ensure that volunteer programs are properly positioned to support event operations while simultaneously developing volunteers who can meet superhuman expectations. We suggest downloading the PDF file to best view the graphs.
Culture Briefing: Italy - Your guide to Italian culture and customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: Italy provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Italian people. Whether traveling to Italy, working on a class paper or doing business with the Italians, you'll find Culture Briefing: Italy an invaluable resource.
Trafficked
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,730. Language: American English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade
Anna is from a poor home. It's only a matter of time before she loses her sick younger sister to a deadly illness. Without money for constant medical care, she would die. Anna seizes an opportunity to travel abroad, but she is in for a surprise when she finds herself among trafficked teenagers heading to Italy.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season One
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
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.
We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
During the immigration period of 1880-1940 an unknown number of Sámi people (the indigenous people of Northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia) left Sápmi (Samiland; “Lapland”) for North America alongside Nordic peoples. The storytellers in this book give moving accounts of the history of their ancestors and tell their own stories of cultural revitalization.
Culture Briefing: China - Your Guide to Chinese Culture and Customs
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Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Culture Briefing: China provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Chinese people. Whether traveling to China, working on a class paper or doing business with the Chinese, you'll find Culture Briefing: China an invaluable resource.
Atlantis the Eyewitnesses, Part I Creation of Atlantis
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Series: Learning Ancient Secrets. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,710. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
We found an account of Atlantis written 9,250 years before Plato. We provide archeological finds and scientific facts that convincing prove that Atlantis really did exist. And we have found the remains. We present the evidence for the creation; the destruction; and the legacy of Atlantis. This is Part I The Creation of Atlantis.
Theory in Information Behaviour Research
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
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.