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Solitary: The History and Current Reality of Torture as a Means of Social Control Within Prisons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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Why is solitary confinement, known to cause a mental state akin to psychosis, widely used in contemporary prisons? Solitary's powerful psychological effects make it a unique tool for exerting social control. This history argues that CIA "brainwashing" research of the 1950s may have influenced the design of isolation units in American prisons today.
Understanding Caucuses and Primaries
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Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Every four years citizens of the United States go to the polling places in November to cast their vote for the next President of the United States. But few realize all that has gone in to the selection of one or both of the main candidates on the ballot. This little book will help explain primaries, caucuses, open vs. closed, pledged vs. unpledged, and more.
Conservatives are from Mars & Progressives are from Venus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
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Why do those who disagree with you politically believe the ridiculous things they do? Why don’t they see what’s so obvious? How does the Progressive Mentality differ from the Conservative Mentality? What are their origins? Their motivation? Their goals? What part does religion play in political worldviews – for BOTH sides. What does the Culture War mean for the future of the US.
Working Undercover
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
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Working Undercover is a true short story about a DEA agent going undercover in New Orleans in 1992 to buy five kilograms of cocaine.
Best. Generation. Ever.
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A look at India's current generation - the very generation where the 54% of the population is "youth". This book highlights the achievements of India's brightest young minds, the challenges that are still left to combat for the youth India to seize it's true potential and the way ahead - to make India truly a force to be reckoned with.
We Rise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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As the rights & minds of black people are continuously undermined; we fail to realize that the battle is not with other races; its with our own identity. This powerful eBook addresses the change black people must individually address to grow collectively.