Books tagged: reform

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The Mercy Project
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 73,350. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A realistic and frightening story of the worst case scenario of health care reform imaginable. The Mercy Project weaves an intricate tale of greed and deception when the son of a US senator stumbles upon plans to execute a top-secret government project. He races against time to expose the project while high ranking government officials will stop at nothing to protect it.
Back to Boston Harbor: Defend our Country, Faith, and Family
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 17,290. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
In these troubled times, Americans must show the strength and courage of the founders to stand behind their most precious convictions.
Overlooked
Price: Free! Words: 120,410. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Conflict of Laws, Nonfiction » Law » Trial Practice
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Some are exonerated by DNA evidence . Kelvin Kingsbury Purdy remains convicted , in Canada , after being scientifically excluded by it ...
The Sword Of Liberty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,270. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » History » American
The novel unfolds as American Spec-op warrior John Laurens is called to the island of St. Croix for the execution of a secret will. At the reading, Laurens finds himself identified as the only remaining descendant of America's greatest hero. As such, he is charged with leading America back from the edge of a government spawned financial disaster, by unleashing the Constitution's greatest power!
Same Track, Different Track: One Adjunct's Alternative Route to the Tenure Track
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Gone Dog Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
"I was never supposed to be where I am today. In academia, the route to the tenure track has on it a terminal degree, publications in peer-reviewed journals, and other what-everybody-else-has-done things.” So begins author Isaac Sweeney as he chronicles his unlikely path from a newspaper staff writer to his coveted tenure-track position in higher education.
The Limits of the Legal Process: A Study of Landlords, Law and Crime
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,220. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Housing & Urban Development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
This pathbreaking study in the sociology of law has won multiple awards for its insight, clarity, and broad import in examining the UK Rent Acts and landlord behavior over a period of time in the '60s and '70s. Not just a revelation of the unintended consequence of well-meant reforms; though it shows the side-effects of a law to protect tenants, it also explores the bigger picture of law's limits.
Reducing Crime, Reducing Incarceration: Essays on Criminal Justice Innovation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
A new collection of compelling and challenging essays from one of the leading voices on criminal justice reform, it makes the argument that small changes on the ground can add up to big improvements in criminal justice. How do you launch a new justice reform? How do you measure impact? Is it possible to spread new practices to resistant audiences? Berman tells the tale of successful reforms.
Music to Everyone's Ears: Binding Mediation in Music Rights Disputes
Price: Free! Words: 15,920. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Music to Everyone's Ears provides an analysis of U.S. copyright law, musical characteristics commonly considered in copyright disputes, judge's approaches to music copyright litigation, and the role alternative dispute resolution can play in music rights disputes.
Silken Slippers and Hobnail Boots Surviving the Decline and Fall
Price: Free! Words: 75,810. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political
A collection of articles to simplify a wide variety of subjects about the present and future of the United States. It’s about clarifying and simplifying complex issues involving our evolution into an almost bankrupt, stagnant welfare state now being challenged by hungrier, aggressive, more productive nations.
Healthcare Reform in the Republic of Georgia: A Healthcare Reform Roadmap for Post-Semashko Countries and Beyond
Price: Free! Words: 17,070. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Over the course of the past eight years, the Republic of Georgia’s health system developed a unique approach towards health reform and has experienced great success so far.