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Pedagogia Cívica by Joaquim Jorge
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 37,700. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 12, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Sociology
O Clube dos Pensadores (CdP) nasceu em Março de 2006 ,contra o desinteresse por parte dos cidadãos e desconfiança nas instituições. Os cidadãos acreditam cada vez menos nos políticos, sendo prova disso a fraca participação nos actos eleitorais.
A Flore Portugaise e as Viagens em Portugal de Hoffmannsegg e Link by Nuno Gomes Oliveira
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 113,420. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 11, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Passaram duzentos anos sobre a edição da “Flore Portugaise ou description de toutes lês plantes que croissent naturellement au Portugal”, do conde Hoffmannsegg e do professor Johann Friedrich Link, que descreve 659 espécies da flora portuguesa e resulta das viagens feitas por aqueles naturalistas, em Portugal, entre 1779 e 1801.
At the Teahouse Café: Essays from the Middle Kingdom by Isham Cook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,010. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Essay » Sociology
Chinese endure endless meetings at work and are required to keep their cellphones on 24/7 and pick up at once—or be fined. They live in a technological utopia while enslaved by time-worn structures of psychological control. Underlying the myth of a “New China,” as Cook reveals in this wide-ranging collection of essays, are the Middle Kingdom's numerous continuities with its past.
Lo que no vemos by J.L. Gambande
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: Spanish. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Essay » Sociology
Este es un conjunto de artículos donde el autor explora los avances científicos desde un punto de vista novedoso, guiado por el sentido común y una visión filosófica de la vida diaria.
A Minimal God Towards a Practical Theology by Peter Rodman
Price: Free! Words: 7,680. Language: American English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Deism, Essay » Sociology
Suppose you need a god, but can't believe the things they're telling you? Is there a way to have a rational god who is not completely impossible?
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.