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CQEC Journal Regeneration in the North West
Price: Free! Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The CQEC Journal supports reflective practice and action research. It is aimed at policy makers on a local and national level. These include- the Leaders, Chief Executives and Senior Officers on local councils, regional governmental officers, local MPs, relevant ministerial departments and the office of the Prime Minister. This edition is devoted to examples of regeneration in the North West.
The Other Side of the Fence - Setting the record straight
Price: Free! Words: 42,670. Language: Australian English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
When you pick up the news paper and you see yourself in print being accused of attempting to blackmail a federal senator with the purpose of extorting money and none of it is true, you have to do something.... anything to clear your name. In the interest of setting the record straight, on behalf of the Curry, Coe and Batman families I present the Other Side of the Fence.
Ukraine - Trip Three
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The protests and violence of the Euromaidan movement pushed me to visit the Ukraine prematurely—to witness the happenings there and to find answers. A secondary endeavor during this tour was another road-trip to the Crimea.
Powerful Women: The 25 Most Influential Women in Congress
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,090. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by CQ Roll Call. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
From a lone legislator in 1917 to today’s power players, women in Congress are changing the culture of U.S. politics. In this brief look at the history of female legislators, find out how women have made their mark in Washington, D.C., along with exclusive personal profiles of 25 leading women Democrats and Republicans including detailed biographies, their photos and legislative achievements.
Internet Generation (English)
Price: Free! Words: 99,450. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
This book is written with the intent and hope to be able to show that there is a totally new kind of people inheriting the planet. Why it is so is explained through the knowledge that Marshall McLuhan presented in the 1960-ties with “The Media is the Message”. His books sells today more than ever before and that it is the Internet Generation that reads them there shouldn't be any doubt about.
Firewall: The Propagandist's Guide to Self-Defense
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,620. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / arts & humanities, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The freedom we cherish is illusory if our minds are shackled! Advertisers and political machines bombard us with propaganda every day. Follow a trained military propagandist behind the scenes. Learn how propaganda ordnance is crafted, launched and targeted, and the impact it has on our daily lives. Arm and equip yourself against even the most insidious attack on your free will.
What a Fix-Up!
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 35,110. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
A in-depth analysis and passionate critique of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011, explaining in full how it affects who becomes Prime Minister in a hung Parliament, and how it can be used and abused to prop up British governments or topple them without consulting the voters.
Brazil's Rise to Global Power - Bolsa Familia, Neoliberal Reform and Trade Partnerships, Military Capabilities, Defense Spending, Soft Power Projection, Role in International Organizations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,140. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders, Nonfiction » History » South American
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this military study assesses the rise of Brazil as a global power.
Building Peace in a Post-Assad Syria: State Without a Nation, Establishing Secure Environment, Democratic Transition, Reconciliation - Case Studies including Peru, South Africa, Liberia, Sri Lanka
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 128,630. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this military study explores a scenario where a post-Assad Syria faces a transition from civil war toward peace with its current borders and internal divisions.
L'enigma nord-coreano - Cosa accade oggi al 38° parallelo e quale futuro ha la dittatura di Kim Jong-un
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: Italian. Published: May 6, 2015 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
La Repubblica Popolare Democratica di Corea, guidata dal misterioso Kim-Jong-un, erede dell'unica dinastia comunista della storia, rappresenta per antonomasia lo "Stato canaglia" per eccellenza, ma rappresenta veramente un pericolo per l'equilibrio internazionale?
A Dying Breed: Insights Into The African American Question
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,660. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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A Dying Breed; Insights into the African American Question, is the first of a trilogy of books designed to focus on America’s relationship with African American males. Although there is a focus on family issues, my goal is to provide insight on how American social perspectives have contributed to a self -imposed path of destruction.
International Relations: A Simple Introduction
Series: Simple Introductions. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,870. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
International Relations: A Simple Introduction offers an accessible guide to its main ideas and methods. Examine gains from trade theory to understand international trade, and explore the roles of power and interdependence in trade liberalization. Investigate climate change with assurance, prisoners’ dilemma, and chicken games. Assess the prospects for cultural conflict, change and cultural unity.
Writings @ Ankur Mutreja: Satire, Reviews, Opinions, Philosophy
Price: Free! Words: 96,630. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » General law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
The book presents my views on issues ranging from contemporary events to personal philosophy. The book is, in fact, a consolidation of my views concretized on my blogs over years and is divided into four sections: Satire, Reviews, Opinions and Philosophy.
Deus Ex Machina: God From The Machine
You set the price! Words: 4,420. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Deus ex machina is a poetry collection exploring the UK today. It is for people who baulk at the rampant inequality and long for change. A proportion of any profit gained will be donated to the Trussell Trust, who do so much to aid those most grossly hit by the inequality of our age, and a proportion will be donated to the Green Party, to invest in a future politics that works for the common good.
Talking Back: Voices of Color
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by Red Letter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A dynamic anthology featuring voices of youth, political prisoners, feminists, immigrants and history-makers. Introduction by poet Nellie Wong. "A rainbow of radical authors writing on many of the critical issues of today -- education, racism, healthcare, LGBT, immigration, the penal system, feminism... This book is a treasure."--James Wright, Black scholar, unionist, former civil rights organizer
The Lost Canadians
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 175,780. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
When Vancouver-born Don Chapman was six years old, he was stripped of his Canadian citizenship, thanks to an arcane provision of the 1947 Canadian Citizenship Act. Years later, he was stunned to discover that fact, and thus began his David and Goliath battle to change Canada’s discriminatory citizenship laws. In riveting, hard-hitting prose, Chapman describes his fight to rectify this injustice.
Chaos Variables - Taking A Closer Look at the Bill of Rights
Series: Chaos Variables. Price: Free! Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This free eBook will offer new perspective on how we see the Bill of Rights. Many face rights violations on a daily basis and have no options or defense from not only the government among other organizations; but, other individuals. Many people demand respect for their rights while they manage to lose sight of respect for the rights of others.
There Shall Be An Independent Scotland: British And Scottish Nationalism After The 2014 #Indyref
Price: Free! Words: 27,570. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Scottish independence is one of the most significant political debates that has taken place within the UK nation's three hundred year history. One thing is clear: there shall be an independent Scotland, one day. In this collection of papers, Nye uses contemporary and historical examples to explore Scottish-British relations and particularly the values given to both British and Scottish nationalism
Medicare Revolution: Profiting from Quality, Not Quantity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015 by CQ Roll Call. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This essential CQ Roll Call guide examines the twists and turns of the long “doc fix” journey and what happened in one of the biggest legislative achievements of 2015, which will wean health programs away from the existing fee-for-service system and impact doctor pay. It also explores how the health care industry is reconfiguring itself and developing new delivery systems to adapt.
Charlie Hebdo: The Global View
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
When the Charlie Hebdo killings happened in Paris in early 2015, attention swivelled to the way that terror and accusation are being used to try and stifle debate. But these are discussions that are not only being held in France. Here writers around the world including Ariel Dorfman and David Edgar write on ways that journalists and artists have been threatened over the years