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Cogent Comments: Thoughts on Education, Politics, and Culture by Bob Howitt
Price: Free! Words: 94,200. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Education
The honest, unscripted, and politically incorrect opinions of educator and activist, Bob Howitt.
El Sinsentido Común by Borja Vilaseca
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,200. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Este libro explica el proceso de transformación que está experimentando la sociedad en la actualidad debido a que cada vez más individuos se sienten vacíos e insatisfechos.
Halfwit and All Man by Peter Rodman
Price: Free! Words: 59,340. Language: American English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Essay » Sociology
Seventy humor essays about life in general, originally published in The Suttertown News in the last century. excerpt: "Cats are deceptive animals, and while it may not be good for a cat to be shaved before it is named, it's probably a good idea to at least wet it down good to see what it looks like under all the hair. " from Shave Your Cat
Searching for Elvis : Looking Through America's Heartland for an Icon by Vince Iuliano
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Essay » Sociology
A true-life trek through little towns in America, looking for a rock star. Not just any rock star of course -- we're on the trail of THE most famous rock star of them all! Had Elvis faked his own death? This is a true story. Approx. 24 pages.
The Light Side of Corrections: Federal Prison Camp by Stan Dragomirov
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Sociology
Enjoy while a loosely organized, ramshackle booklet called "The Light Side of Corrections: Federal Prison Camp" chronicles a rumpus through Federal Prison Camp. My experiences are not at all gritty nor particularly enlightening. I can't say the same for other inmates of FPCs, but I try not to speak for them. TLSoC is interesting, good for a chuckle, and surprisingly deep here and there.
Testemunho de Uma Professora by Carmen Rosas de Sousa
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 20,070. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 21, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Ao longo de “Testemunho de uma Professora” ora cómico, ora dramático, a transformação opera-se entre sentidos e sentires acompanhada sempre, como pano de fundo, pela cidade natal da autora: “ (…) neste berço granítico (…) o Porto é uma respiração.
Dicionário das Personagens do Teatro de Gil Vicente by Maria José Palla
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 166,940. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 21, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Apresentamos um dicionário com todas as personagens do teatro vicentino, no qual fizemos o inventário de todas as figuras, explicando com quem contracenam, citando as falas mais relevantes e analisando a simbologia dos nomes, de entre outros aspectos.
Avaliação Institucional da Escola Básica by Maria Celina Melchior
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 48,910. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 20, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Sociology
No livro “Avaliação Institucional da Escola Básica” constam reflexões sobre a necessidade de mudanças na Educação Básica e da importância da avaliação institucional como forma de identificar o que tem de mudar.
Somos Todos Magos by Juvenil Tomás
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 22,830. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 20, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Ao contrário do que muita gente pensa: inclusive corroborado pela ciência dos últimos séculos – notadamente a física, a medicina e o sistema educacional - o ser humano não é uma pequena bola de carne e osso ambulante separado do ambiente que o cerca.
The Phone Code by Darrel Miller
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Phone use has skyrocketed, phone etiquette has not. In fact it seems they are inversely related. The more we use phones the less we know how to act on them. This essay is an attempt to correct that dearth.
Connecting the Dots by Rory McClannahan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,920. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals
A collection of 82 essays that originally ran in the Mountain View Telegraph newspaper in New Mexico.
The Trinity Fortune Affair by Dave Mullan
Price: Free! Words: 40,390. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Essay » Sociology
This is the day by day story of one month in 1977 when the congregation of the mother church of Otago Methodism made the decision to close their graceful church home. It recalls the succession of challenges and the heartaches and pains. It also asks what can be learned from this tumultuous experience. A book for any small congregation struggling to survive in an overlarge and expensive property.
Quintas e Quintais do Douro by Cristiane Lisita
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 76,960. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 10, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Sociology
O Douro se revela um lugar de simbologias e misticismo, impregnado por diversas culturas. Um elo entre passado, presente, futuro.
Vencer a Dor, Prolongar a Vida by Anabela Soares
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 30,380. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 10, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Sociology
"Este livro tem mérito e é desejado, mercê da sua utilidade, na área em que necessita de apoios eficazes e de humanidade"
The Little Prince Puts on His Tie. by Borja Vilaseca
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,380. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Essay » Business, Essay » Sociology
Based on true events, this tale narrates the story of a young visionary and maverick who, after returning home from an epic journey to Madagascar, will become the new person in charge of human resources and core values at a company ruled by conflict and suffering. Through innovative approaches based on self-knowledge and personal growth, he will lead the process of change and transformation.
Perfect Companion: The Internet and Advertisements by Tony Wu
Price: $1.99 USD. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology
The purpose of advertising is to persuade or tell the public so that it can let people purchase, increase the acknowledgement of products or brand. Advertising needs carrier or medium. Since advertisements came into existence, different carriers give advertising different definitions. My intention is to explain why the Internet and advertising are a perfect pair.
Na Sombra do Brasão by Maria Luiza Perez Meira
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 31,940. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 9, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Há muito que a Terra vem recebendo os seus filhos, seres humanos, que procuram limpá-la das ‘ervas daninhas’, mas não semeiam jardins de ‘rosas’, as sementes que trazem dignidade aos seres viventes neste belo planeta.
Looking Up at the Great Depression: Funny Things Happen on the Way to Decorum by George L. Andersen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,520. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Sociology
The author, George L. Andersen, was fortunate enough to be born into the "Great Depression" to a family starting from scratch in "Fish-town"-a poor area of Philadelphia, PA. Today such a start is considered a major handicap; but then, the values and beliefs of all the adults there, were those that made possible the "Greatest Generation."
Socorro! Eu Também Existo! by Cármen Alves
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 2, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Sociology
“…São mais do que muitos os jovens e pais que se reverão neste livro. A dificuldade de relacionamento entre gerações é cada vez maior. Vivemos demasiadamente ocupados para nos sentarmos uns minutos com as crianças e jovens, para ouvi-los e educá-los, para ensiná-los e aprender com eles. (…)