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Where Nobody Has Gone Before: Commentaries on Science, Technology, Society and the Future by Timothy McGettigan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,030. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Some of the commentaries in this collection were written to be entertaining, while others are more serious. What is common to all of the essays is an emphasis upon radical social transformation. As each new day dawns in the information society, human civilization forges ahead into new territory where, as the title of this book suggests, nobody has gone before.
Historias no autorizadas de Cuba by Jorge Carrigan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,200. Language: Spanish. Published: March 25, 2013 by Armando Nuviola, Sr. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Screenplays » History
La historia de un país se va escribiendo día a día, pero no solo con lo que sucede, sino con lo que parece que sucedió, pero nadie lo puede asegurar, lo que algunos afirman que ha sucedido, pero la prensa no lo publicó, lo que algunos cuentan, pero otros dicen: “no, que va, eso tiene que ser mentira”… en fin, que aquí se recoge una serie de sucesos que, aunque muchos piensen que no son digno
The Church Trap by Arthur Herzog III
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,710. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Churches toay are caught in a sociological trap. Parishionrs want to keep comfortable status quo organization. Churchmn feel the pressure to modernize, to "get where the action is" This book is a provocative and zesty analysis of the problm
La descivilización del continente europeo by J. J. Vigo
Price: $8.90 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: Spanish. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Una descripción objetiva del efecto de las migraciones sobre el continente europeo, analizando los antecedentes históricos y los orígenes ideológicos que propiciaron la irrupción de las masas afroasiáticas en Europa a partir de los años 50 del siglo XX. El tema analizado se ha convertido en el mayor problema afrontado por Europa a lo largo de su historia.
Mode, où est ta victoire ? by Guillaume Erner
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,750. Language: French. Published: March 14, 2013 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
La mode ne donne pas simplement du bonheur aux uns et des soucis aux autres, du travail à beaucoup, des obsessions à certains ; elle peut également être matière à pensée. La chose pouvait-elle surprendre ? Probablement pas, car, à bien y songer la mode se situe au carrefour des obsessions du contemporain. La mode c’est à la fois le corps et l’argent, la matière et le rapport à l’autre.
The Little Knights by Berta Jereb
Price: Free! Words: 34,450. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
This work could not be written without scientific research. It is about those, who as children, had their bout with cancer. These children were in pain, were frightened to death, were lonely, felt abandoned and felt injustice. In the booklet we see them as young adults, we meet them on the street, do not notice them, but they carry within them many a treasure and secret, unknown to us.
That's Entertainment: The Observation Principle from Bentham to Foucault (Oceania) by Charlie Canning
Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology
In this essay, I begin with Jeremy Bentham’s Panopticon and the observation principle as a method of control. I then discuss George Orwell's 1984 and Michel Foucault’s development of this idea as a means of control and a form of entertainment. Finally, I take up ways in which the individual - and not the state - has become the unwitting purveyor of suffering as entertainment for a mass audience.
Shafshoofa Maleshi by Prashant Bhatt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,990. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Essay » Sociology
These narratives of common Libyans examine how they have been affected by the 2011 upheaval and its aftermath. How did Italian colonialism affect the lives of common Libyans? What were the opportunities brought about by independence? What meanings did Arab nationalism to different people? How does the 2011 liberation war open new horizons to veterans and youngsters?
On Being Vegan: Reflections on a Compassionate Life by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,880. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Essay » Sociology
Although the word “vegan” has gained traction in the public consciousness in recent years, misunderstandings and misconceptions still prevail about what “vegan” means. “On Being Vegan" sets out to dispel these myths and demystify what it means to simply live according to the values of compassion, kindness, and wellness we already possess.
Meeting at a critical juncture by Michael Doran
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Essay » Sociology
A young boy waits anxiously in an empty room. The boy has been bullied extensively during his life, both at school and at home, and is unsure what to expect. A familiar face walks in, introduces himself, and the conversation they have has a profound impact on each of their lives.
The Fridenmaker Project by Anne Tracy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Empty nesters search for a new purpose for their lives now that their children are raised. The best project of all.
España, Europa y Occidente en su contexto global by J. J. Vigo
Price: $7.90 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: Spanish. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » International / economics
España, Europa y Occidente en su contexto global Las claves socioeconómicas y políticas del año 2012 Esta es una recopilación en orden cronológico inverso de los artículos subidos por el autor a su Web a lo largo del año 2012. Temas de actualidad nacionales y globales que nos afectan directamente y que con toda seguridad, no dejarán indiferente al lector.
Reset (Pietre senza Storia) by Sauro Barducci
You set the price! Words: 81,370. Language: Italian. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology
“Ho speso quattro secoli di vita e ho fatto mille viaggi nei deserti perché volevo dire ciò che penso volevo andare avanti ad occhi aperti" [ Pierangelo Bertoli, A muso duro, 1979]
The Eight-Penny Bracelet by Grant Gillard
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Essay » Sociology(5.00 from 1 review)
Who knows what treasures lurk when the family finally comes to grips with selling the family farm. The patriarch and matriarch are long deceased, but it takes the grown children some time to put closure on their grief and move forward with the inevitable. But to their surprise, they find an old relic that rekindles the memories of their deceased siblings.
Strategic Positioning: Defining Self Through Awareness by Nanaymie Godfrey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Legal
Strategic Positioning is a method that can provide each one of us an opportunity to be heard and understood within a culture that often neglects our input. It equalizes the playing field in social interaction and assures each one of us a chance to voice our thoughts and opinions through a technique that acknowledges the importance of the unique aspects of self.
La división geoclimática del planeta by J. J. Vigo
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,030. Language: Spanish. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » International / economics
La división geoclimática del planeta, es el primero de una serie de siete libros digitales (ebooks) que en su conjunto pretenden dar una visión del pasado presente y futuro de Europa y de Occidente en su contexto global. En este primer libro haremos un largo recorrido en automóvil desde Escandinavia hasta Sudáfrica, en un dilatado trayecto desde el norte al sur del hemisferio.
Magnanimity: Making Room for Others by Grant Gillard
Price: Free! Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Essay » Sociology
Just when you think there's no more room at the table, you're going to be asked to make room for others, especially other people NOT like you! This means there is grace for your back-stabbing boss, your lying in-laws, your nosy neighbor. Jesus picks a couple of wild stories to remind his friendly town-folk that God has a bigger plan in mind than what they're thinking.