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Disaster and Sociolegal Studies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,190. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Legal governance of disaster brings both care and punishment to the upending of daily life of place-based disasters. National states use disasters to reorganize how they govern. This collection, edited by Denver University professor, Susan Sterett considers how law is implicated in disaster. The findings point to reconsidering what states do in disaster, and how law enables and constrains action.
Steinbeck: Citizen Spy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,580. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
After languishing in the CIA’s archives for 60 years, a letter is uncovered in John Steinbeck’s own hand that shatters everything history tells us about the author’s life. Written in 1952, to CIA Director Walter Bedell Smith, Steinbeck makes an offer to become an asset for the Agency during a trip to Europe later that year. More shocking than Steinbeck’s letter is Smith’s reply accepting.
History of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security of the United States Department of State - Cold War, McCarthyism, Spies, Leaks, Bugs, Ambassador Dubs Killing, Moscow Embassy Bugging
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 175,300. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This Diplomatic Security history, professionally researched and written by the State Department Historian’s Office, is an authoritative reference source and an archival record of the many critical duties, milestone events, prominent personalities, and worldwide locations with which DS has been associated over the past century.
Thinking Through the Cold War
Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Thinking Through the Cold War is the first scholarly history of the RAND Corporation from its inception in at the end of World War II through the organization’s diversification from military into social welfare research and policy analysis in the 1960s and 1970s. The book uses RAND as a window on the interaction among national security and social welfare policy making in Cold War America.
From Each According To His Ability: Essays on Karl Marx and Classical Political Economy
Series: The Collected Papers of Robert Paul Wolff, Book 2. Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 122,000. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
For thirty-five years, Robert Paul Wolff has been carrying on a deep study of the tradition of social and economic theory that started with the French Physiocrats and Adam Smith and was brought to its highest point of development by Karl Marx. In these essays and papers, we see Wolff working through the several aspects of Marx's thought and bringing them into fruitful and unified conjuncture.
A Credo for Progressives: Essays on Political Theory and Practical Politics
Series: The Collected Papers of Robert Paul Wolff, Book 3. Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 126,450. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
For fifty-five years, Robert Paul Wolff has been reflecting on the theory of modern political society and engaging actively in a number of progressive political movements. The volume opens with a brief Credo for Progressives, in which Wolff forthrightly states the moral and political commitment that has shaped his life and writings.
Judicial Review and the National Political Process: A Functional Reconsideration of the Role of the Supreme Court
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 170,680. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
As constitutional scholar John Nowak noted when it was first released, Choper's classic book "is mandatory reading for anyone seriously attempting to study our constitutional system of government. It is an important assessment of the democratic process and the theoretical and practical role of the Supreme Court." That view is still true today, as borne out by countless cites to it in recent years.
The Enemies Within: Communists, Socialists and Progressives in the U.S. Congress
Series: The Enemies Within, Book 2. Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 179,320. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Trevor Loudon. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » History » North America
Communists, Socialists and Progressives in the U.S. Congress
Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia and the Emirates: A Socio-legal Study on Conflicts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,190. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Fascinating study and inside account of the lives of maids and caregivers in the oil-rich Middle East, who become contractually bound to near-slavery by taking positions overseas. Dutch law professor Vlieger interviewed many maids, bosses, and job agencies to get to the truth. She places what she found into a theoretical frame of petropolitics. Accessible to everyone, with compelling stories.
Savage Ingratitude: How the Jewish Left and the Protestant Elite Sabotage America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,000. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Conservative former Communist Jew reveals the Liberal Jewish plan for America. Author Ari Ben-Tzvi attended Columbia University during the time that the protests of the early ‘60’s were getting started, and was soon radicalized. Not only did he participate in the student unrest, he joined the Communist Party. Now he reveals an inside view of how the Jewish Left has betrayed America.
Kashmir : With A Touch Of Beauty, Global Politics and Terror
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 150,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This book deals with history, culture, temples, monuments, paintings, economics, wild life, tourism, , agriculture, secession & terrorism in Kashmir and India.The special feature of the book is additional coverage of Indo-US and Indo-US-Pakistan (terrorism epicenter) relations along with Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China and Russia as well as the long duration of relationship , 1947-2012.
Sacrifice - The True Story of Courage over Chernobyl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Hero of the Soviet Union Gourgen Karapetyan and Gromov Experimental Test Pilot Anatoly Grishchenko flew into Hell over Chernobyl to save the Motherland and the World. Anatoly developed a radiation-induced, life-threatening, blood disorder. Gougen sought the assistance of a colleague in flight, Cap Parlier, to obtain a potential curative treatment for Anatoly in Seattle. This is their story.
The Rule of Law in European Integration: The Path of the Schuman Plan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,550. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This study “remains the definitive analysis of the first crucial decade of the formulation of the Constitution of Europe by at the time a little-known court. It must be read by all serious scholars of European integration.”—Malcolm Feeley, in the new Foreword. In the early days of what would become the EU, it had a weak and ill-defined legislature and executive. And the European Court of Justice.
Wealth Creation and Wealth Destruction
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 119,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
‘Wealth Creation and Wealth Destruction’ is a book that re-examines economics from a wealth perspective as opposed to a solely monetary interpretation. The result is a theory that is both radical and familiar and not only encompasses many of the existing schools of thought but draws its own conclusions.
JFK Assassination Chronology
You set the price! Words: 747,070. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders, Nonfiction » History » Reference
This chronology structures, the detailed timeline of characters and events before, during, and after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States.
TWA 800:Accident or Incident?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,330. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Was the TWA 800 airliner disaster an accident or act of terror. This insightful, in-depth analysis of the facts and possible alternative answers to the deadly crash.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: National Guard Domestic Law Enforcement Support and Mission Assurance Operations, National Guard Domestic Operations Manual, Posse Comitatus Act
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,270. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
National Guard Domestic Law Enforcement Support and Mission Assurance Operations - This regulation/instruction prescribes policies, procedures, responsibilities, and direction for activities related to National Guard domestic law enforcement support and mission assurance operations.
2013 China Military and Security Report: People's Liberation Army (PLA), Space, Cyber Attacks on American Military, Technology, People's Republic of China Force Modernization, Taiwan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,400. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This important DOD report from May 2013 provides extensive details on the status of the Chinese military. In addition to the new 2013 report, this unique ebook compilation includes seven other DOD annual reports for the years 2006 through 2012.
Terrorism and Deadliest Enabling Scandals of 21st Century
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,710. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
This book is a factual and documented description of a long series of terrorist attacks against U.S. targets were caused, and enabled to succeed by a combination of incompetence, misconduct, and actual criminal misconduct. The primary enablers were employees in the FBI and other U.S. Department of Justice offices, with details and documentation start
FBI and Counterterrorism Center Terrorism Reports: Boston Marathon Bombing Investigation, Most Wanted Terrorists and Groups, al-Qaeda, JTTF, Explosives Center, Watchlists, Databases
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 245,650. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This comprehensive ebook provides an up-to-date and thorough look at the work of the FBI and the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) against terrorism.