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America's Dysfunctional 'Exceptionalism' and Global Health
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 193,980. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This book is about the people of the Third World like Trinidad and Tobago. It is about the violence of globalization, the rigidity of ideological orthodoxy and economic dogma and the unjust structure of the existing global economic order and its impact on global health. It is about the chaos created by a flawed epistemology.
Guide for Explosion and Bombing Scene Investigation, Emergency Responder Guidelines - DOJ Guides for Law Enforcement, Fire Service, EMS, Investigators, Plus FBI Terrorism Reports
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 273,560. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This is an up-to-date compendium of two Department of Justice (DOJ) publications relating to explosion and bombing scenes and other acts of domestic terrorism. These are vital references and superb sources of official information, with practical emergency information and guidance.
Complete Guide to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Uighur Protests, Terrorism, Modern Uyghur Identity, Human Rights, People's Republic of China Ethnic Minorities, Political Prisoners
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 691,530. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This unique ebook provides an encyclopedic overview of all aspects of the Uyghur population and the Chinese Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, protests and alleged terrorism by Muslim Uyghurs, Chinese government policies toward the Uyghurs, oppression, history, Chinese human rights, U.S. policy issues, and much more.
Artifice - Humanities Deception from Time Immemorial
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,600. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Humanism and globalism seem to have taken over the thoughts and goals of the nations, yet the majority have no clue as to their ramifications and that we as a people are being propelled towards a self-fulfilling precipice of disaster that if not stopped will threaten the extinction of the human race.
#NätKärlek Del 3 av 4 i serien Twitterstorm
Series: Twitterstorm, Book 3. Price: $49.99 USD. Words: 225,820. Language: Swedish. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » European
Del 3 i serien Twitterstorm är #NätKärlek som uppstod som en motaktion och reaktion till #näthatet som redan hade pågått ett bra tag, och som nu hade totalt exploderat till sin absoluta yttersta gräns, och som var så smått på väg att falla tillbaka för att sedermera plana ut i sin aktivitetskurva. Jämför man nu innehållet i boken #NätHat mot #NätKärlek kan man se hur diskussionen svänger.
Conversations with the Crow
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 225,160. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013 by Basilisk Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The final, transcribed conversations of Robert Trumbull Crowley - former Deputy Director of Clandestine Operations for the CIA
Complete Guide to Maritime Pirates, Piracy, and Security, Assaults from Somalia, 2009 Capture of the Maersk Alabama, Rescue of Captain Richard Phillips, al-Shabaab
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 431,110. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This unique ebook provides an encyclopedic overview of all aspects of maritime piracy, assaults on shipping from Somali pirates, security measures including the work of the U.S. Navy, and the 2009 attack on the Maersk Alabama and the Navy rescue of Captain Richard Phillips. This massive compendium includes government reports, federal material, military information, and Congressional hearings.
Canadian Health Policy in the News
Price: Free! Words: 127,890. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Canadian health policy will always be emerging and unfolding, responding to changing environmental and economic factors, new technologies, publicly held values and differing political landscapes. "Canadian Health Policy in the News" captures a moment in time and presents the issues that concern Canadians most, grounding our national discourse and debate on healthcare in the best evidence.
The Business & Politics of Sports: A Selection of Columns by Evan Weiner Second Edition
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 246,610. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
Everybody in America and around the world is paying in some way for sports, whether it is through taxes, cable TV bills, tax breaks or incentives. In a selection of his columns spanning from 1998 to the present, award winning journalist Evan Weiner connects the dots and shows how business, politics and sports are so closely interwoven.
Black, White, Other: Biracial Americans Talk About Race and Identity
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 146,200. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » North America
In this 20th anniversary edition of the landmark "Black, White, Other" (Morrow, Quill), journalist Lise Funderburg explores the lives of 46 adult children of black/white unions. Her subjects' unflinching honesty, humor, and deep feeling result in a stunning—and enduring—portrait of race in America. New foreword by novelist Mat Johnson and links to updated commentary from original participants.
Complete Guide to al-Shabaab, al-Qaeda, Mujahideen Youth Movement (MYM), Terrorism in East Africa, Somalia, Mall Attack in Nairobi, Kenya, Transnational Terrorist Threat
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 208,460. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This unique ebook provides a thorough review of all aspects of the threat posed by terrorists from East Africa, focusing on the al-Shabaab group (also known as the Mujahideen Youth Movement MYM). These al-Qaeda affiliated terrorists claimed responsibility for the brutal assault on the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, Kenya on September 21, 2013.
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.