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21st Century FEMA Study Course: Civil Rights and FEMA Disaster Assistance (IS-21.11) - Ensuring the Civil Rights of FEMA Customers
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,990. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) is designed to give you an orientation to civil rights and to provide tips and best practices to help you protect the civil rights of those we serve.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Special Events Contingency Planning for Public Safety Agencies (IS-15.b) - Concerts, Carnivals, Air Shows, Parades, Fairs, Aquatic Events, Festivals, Conventions
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,690. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides public safety agency personnel information related to pre-event planning, forming the planning team, event hazard analysis, and responding to incidents during special events in their community.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Animals in Disasters: Community Planning (IS-11.a) - Household Pets, Service Animals, Livestock, Natural and Manmade Hazards
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,120. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides information for groups to meet and develop meaningful and effective plans that improve the care of animals, their owners, and the animal-care industries in disasters.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Animals in Disasters, Awareness and Preparedness (IS-10.a) - Tornadoes, Floods, Winter Storms, Wildfires, Earthquakes, Landslides, Disaster Kits, Owner Preparedness
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,680. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) is intended to help animal owners, care providers, and industries to understand incident management. Topics covered include tornadoes, floods, winter storms, wildfires, earthquakes, landslides, disaster kits, owner preparedness, and more.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Building for the Earthquakes of Tomorrow (IS-8.a) - Earthquake Causes and Characteristics, Effects, Protecting Your Community, Hazard Reduction
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,780. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) deals with implementation of seismic safety rules to make buildings safe during earthquakes.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: A Citizen’s Guide to Disaster Assistance (IS-7) - Local, State, Federal Assistance, Applying for Help, Preparedness, Community Response, Financial Loss Protection
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,800. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI), A Citizen’s Guide to Disaster Assistance (IS-7), covers local, state and federal assistance; applying for help; preparedness; community response; and protection from financial loss.
21st Century FEMA Emergency Manager: An Orientation to the Position Study Course (IS-1) - Basic Emergency Management, Preparedness, Mitigation, EOC, Emergency Plans
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,020. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an introduction to Comprehensive Emergency Management (CEM) and the Integrated emergency Management System (IEMS), discussing the principles of emergency management and the role of the emergency manager.
Taming the Bureaucrat
By Gerlad W. Grumet MD
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 176,740. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
"Taming the Bureaucrat" begins with one physician's curiosity about the increasing bureaucratization of medicine and concludes that bureaucratic systems cast a wide shadow over virtually all aspects of modern society - the legal system, government agencies, religious bodies, financial institutions, military organizations, etc.
Government by Bureaucrats Or Congress Is Irrelevant
By Keith Snelson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,100. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
Something is very, very wrong in America. We seem to have lost our way. We are still the same people, just as capable of greatness as we ever were. It is our government that has changed. Now, instead of helping us to achieve greatness, it holds us back. We need to return to the rule of law, to the Constitution that made us great. This book tells how.
Leap of Faith
By Laura Adams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,640. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
A unique angle on the true story of the Kalmazoo River oil spill, featuring an aftwerword by Patrick D. Daniel, President and CEO, Enbridge Inc.
2007-2011 Beige Book: Federal Reserve Board Commentary on Current Economic Conditions, including the Great Recession and Economic Crisis of 2008
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 585,900. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This 1500 page ebook reproduces Federal Reserve reports about the condition of the American economy from January 2007 through June 2011, including the economic crisis of 2008 and the Great Recession. These authoritative and widely-quoted reports, commonly known as the Beige Book, are published eight times per year.
VA Health Care: Actions Needed to Prevent Sexual Assaults and Other Safety Incidents - 2011 Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) investigated the handling of sexual assaults at Department of Veterans Affairs residential programs and mental health units and has made a number of recommendations to the department.
Naval Operations Concept 2010: Maritime Security, Power Projection, Force Structure, Seapower Strategy for Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,800. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Naval Operations Concept 2010 (NOC 10) describes when, where and how U.S. naval forces will contribute to preventing conflict and prevailing in war in order to guide Maritime Strategy implementation in a manner consistent with national strategy. NOC 10 describes the ways in which the sea services will achieve the ends articulated in A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower.
U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Policy and Strategy - Second Edition, Revised and Expanded
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 228,510. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This important guide from the U.S. Army War College provides an up-to-date sweeping overview of national security policy and strategy.
2011 Defense Acquisitions: Assessments of Selected Weapon Programs by the GAO - Army, Navy, Air Force Weapons Systems including UAS, Missiles, Ships, F-35, Carriers, NPOESS, Osprey
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,610. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This is GAO’s ninth annual assessment of Department of Defense (DOD) weapon system acquisitions, an area that is on GAO’s high-risk list. The report is in response to the mandate in the joint explanatory statement to the DOD Appropriations Act, 2009. It includes observations on the performance of DOD’s 2010 portfolio of 98 major defense acquisition programs.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Comprehensive Planning and Training Strategy Needed to Support Growing Inventories, Greater Commonality and Efficiencies among Unmanned Aircraft Systems
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Two GAO reports about the military's unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) explore issues involving planning, training, and acquisition commonalities and efficiencies.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Enhancing Combat Survivability of Existing Unmanned Aircraft Systems - Components, Warning Systems, Jammers, Decoys, Shortcomings (UAVs, Remotely Piloted Aircraft)
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Combat survivability is the capability of UAS to avoid or withstand a man-made hostile environment. This report explored how to enhance the combat survivability of existing UAS. Potential survivability enhancement options: changes in tactics, improving the situation awareness of the operator, equipping with the capability to counter an incoming threat, improving payload performance, and more.
21st Century IED and Roadside Bomb Encyclopedia: The Fight Against Improvised Explosive Devices in Afghanistan and Iraq, Plus the Convoy Survivability Training Guide
By Progressive Management
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 166,600. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
The effort to defeat improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and roadside bombs in Afghanistan and Iraq is fully explained in this comprehensive two-part encyclopedia compilation, featuring the Convoy Survivability Training Support Package presenting information on enemy tactics, techniques, and procedures for attacking convoys, as well as U.S. measures in effect to counter them.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Convoy Survivability Training Support Package - Defense Against Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) and Roadside Bombs (Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,010. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Professionally converted for accurate e-book format reproduction, this important U.S. Army Training Support Package document presents information on enemy tactics, techniques, and procedures for attacking convoys in Iraq (and now Afghanistan), as well as U.S. measures in effect to counter them.
Why Liberalism? How our Sense of Empathy and Fairness Determines our Political Orientation
By Eric Balkan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,070. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Ever wonder why it's virtually impossible to change someone's mind on a political issue? It's because political opinion is not based on philosophy, rational thinking or facts. But instead on the culture we've been socialized into. And specifically, how much that culture prizes empathy vs self-interest and the desire for fairness vs the desire for social stability.