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Liberal Democracy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 20,560. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Liberal democracy is a term we use all the time. What do we mean by it? What do the two words imply and how do they relate to each other? This introductory and accessible text on the complex nature of liberal democracy is designed for students and the general reader. Clear learning outcomes are provided and the text concludes with a set of review questions designed to test understanding
Judicial Activism: A Way to Overcome it
Price: Free! Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Law » Judicial Power
Judicial activism in the U.S. occurs when a few Supreme Court judges decide public policy issues, which normally deal with rights. However, it would be better for the people to decide such issues through their elected representatives. This book proposes a way to remove judicial activism, by returning to an original view of the founding fathers that preferred legislative oversight of rights issues.
Turn Over The Ancient Leaf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
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Addressing the encompassing concepts that are behind the rationalization to totally legalize the Cannabis plant and it's products for personal use. Through a series of brief essays on the way the author sees things, to personal stories of people using this ancient plant to save their own, or a loved one's life, a unique perspective is shared.
Pensioners Can Perish
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
James Kemoli Amata, a retired teacher, presents Pensioners Can Perish in order to cry openly. He knows what pensioners go through. They get their pension late as if what they earn can spill over to the next month. It is like the Good Government wants all pensioners dead so that nobody makes any claims.
My Trip to the Land of Gandhi: A Mexican-American's Journey to the Legacy of Nonviolent Resistance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
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A memoir about a Mexican mother’s son growing up in poverty in America and his pursuit of the human right to education through the legacy of Gandhian nonviolence. Erik Olson Fernández’s journey and his strategic insights are a call to action to finish the “unfinished business” of the 1960s with a nonviolent struggle for the human right to quality free public education in the Americas.
Chaos Variables: Taking A Closer Look at the Bill of Rights
Series: Chaos Variables. Price: Free! Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This free eBook will offer new perspective on how we see the Bill of Rights. Many face rights violations on a daily basis and have no options or defense from not only the government among other organizations; but, other individuals. Many people demand respect for their rights while they manage to lose sight of respect for the rights of others.
On Globalization: How State Formation Shapes Gender Roles
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
This manuscript shows how gender plays an important part across the globe, specifically women’s role throughout the United States, Baule, and Tongan society. It displays women’s changing role, to that of men’s, overtime and across geographical locations to better show disparities. Historically women have attended to their families in different ways from that of men.
Of Suicide
Price: Free! Words: 5,620. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Is a person's decision to kill himself always wrong? Is his thinking irrational? Who has the right to stop him? This is a continuation and expansion of David Hume's essay with the same name. A modern-language version of David Hume's essay follows. A link is provided to the original essay.
How to Use Freedom of the Press to the Max
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
Have you ever thought about what you should do with our freedom of the press? What can we do with it? Ever so much! This book will empower you to get the absolute most out of freedom of the press. Read this book so you can help make the free world even better!
How to Petition the Government for a Redress of Grievances
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
The First Amendment grants us the right to petition the government for a redress of grievances, which we ought to cherish. But how should we exercise this right? We better do it in a wise way and this book will discuss exactly how.