Books tagged: social change

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Positive Thinking in a Dark Age: Essays on the Global Transition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,690. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by Puma Negra Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Essay » Sociology
Positive Thinking in a Dark Age is a collection of fourteen essays written over the past fifteen years by visionary activist, thinker and teacher, Jim Tull and published by C.S. Drury and Puma Negra Publishing. In a contentious world where social action usually means either direct aid or some form of political response, these essays together promote a ‘third way’.
A Runaway
Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
After a fight with her mum, Sally decides to runaway. Where will she go when she has nobody to turn to. Sally has to makes life changing decisions that will effect the rest of her life. Does she abandon the life she knows in search for a better one, or remain trapped?
Seven Society Axioms
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,830. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology
This short book describes seven axioms for societal living and provides the logic behind such axioms as well as their application to a variety of social and economic problems which currently plague our society in the hope that someone who reads this book also has the authority and ability to implement these solutions and in doing so raise the quality of life for all.
Brightening Over Dillon's
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,980. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: September 8, 2016 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Biographical
Memories of days gone by. 1960s semi-rural Ireland and a schoolboy’s view of life growing up there. Growing up in the sixties wasn’t always easy, with overcrowded houses lacking in running water, central heating and so on. School could be quite difficult too, with corporal punishment a major issue. But life was happy and there was little pressure on children to have this, that and the other.
Grassroots Journalism update
Price: Free! Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This is an update to my book Grassroots Journalism, which is available at your local public library via inter-library loan, at your nearest locally-owned bookstore, or at www.dollarsandsense.org/bookstore/grassrootsjournalism.html
Yes, You Can Change The World Too!
Price: Free! Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The 21st century is like no other time in human history. Just the first less than two decades that we have seen so far, the 2000s and the 2010s, have seen a great expansion in the possibilities for everyone to contribute to the cultural pool, with major implications. We need to harness this power for good, we have a responsibility to do so.
Project Feed Your Farmers
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
this is a very important topic to me and that is why i have made it free. the concept is here in front of you and i think it can solve many problems. many will find it stupid but "stupid" is a very important word. Stupid is equal to infinitive. :) anyways just see this and everyone is invited to criticize and all are most welcome to help in implementing it.
A Star In The Window: Days of Innocence
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
Victor Vargas is a young boy growing up during the Korean War. He and his brother, Bonesy, were sent to live with their grandmother and cousin after their father’s plane got shot down, forcing their mother to go to work in the factories.Every day, they look at the star in their window, a symbol of hope that their dad will come back from the war and they can be a family again. Heartwarming!
Orange Dog
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,390. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Summertime on the violent inner city streets of Sydney, Australia. Orange Dog follows the downwards spiral of a short, angry, disillusioned chef and self confessed bully with disturbingly bad habits. Will a suicide note, stolen from a dead man, turn this deviant life around? Some harrowing insights into how the minds of men work. Australian contemporary literature at the cutting edge.
Motivational Speakers Vs. Activists
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political
Motivational speaking and activism dominate the world, but have you ever compared these two worldviews? In many ways, they differ; in some ways, they are alike. Read this book to find out exactly how.