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The Society By Shelby Bergeron
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Being different from everyone else is hard. It is even harder for Luna, who lives in an isolated society that is different from human civilization as we all know it. When Luna meets Peyton who... More > invites her to come with him in the outside world, she does not hesitate to go along with him. However, who we are is hard to escape and this is especially true for Luna who finds it impossible to escape her past. Casted out by her people and not quite fitting in with anyone else she attemts to live a normal life but her roots come back to haunt her, changing her life forever.< Less
Civilizations By Gyan Prayaga
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Civilizations is the result of two years of intense study and research on six of the most interesting civilizations in human history. This is not a history textbook. Instead, Civilizations aims to... More > provide several compelling, interesting, and informative treatises on different aspects of these civilizations. You will experience the social institutions, philosophy, art, and literature of these incredible societies. What does this book offer? A different perspective, perhaps. It provides an accessible and appealing viewpoint on six fascinating civilizations, told without cultural biases but from a rational, scientific standpoint. One might think a book that covers six different civilizations would sacrifice depth. However, this book serves not as an encyclopedia of sorts, but as a conglomeration of stories. There is an abundance of depth, from explanations of the Australian aboriginal firestick farming method to the chinampas of the Mexica, the canons of Chinese brush painting, and Plato’s Allegory of the Cave.< Less
Sexual Exploits of a Civilized Society By Jordan Angelico
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A compilation of letters detailing the sexual exploits of average members of the civilized society we live in. What are your friends and neighbors really into? Our letters offer straight, gay, bi... More > and group sexual encounters provided by anonymous mail ins.< Less
An Essay On the History of Civil Society By Adam Ferguson
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A pioneering work of the Scottish Enlightenment in the field of “philosophical history”, or what we would today call sociology. It deals with the social, political, economic,... More > intellectual, and legal changes which accompanied societies as they made the transition to modern commercial and manufacturing society.< Less
Islam, Dialogue and Civil Society By Seyyed Mohammad Khatami
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This book is one of the many Islamic publications distributed by Ahlulbayt Organization throughout the world in different languages with the aim of conveying the message of Islam to the people of the... More > world. Ahlulbayt Organization (www.shia.es) is a registered Organisation that operates and is sustained through collaborative efforts of volunteers in many countries around the world, and it welcomes your involvement and support. Its objectives are numerous, yet its main goal is to spread the truth about the Islamic faith in general and the Shi`a School of Thought in particular due to the latter being misrepresented, misunderstood and its tenets often assaulted by many ignorant folks, Muslims and non-Muslims. For a complete list of our published books please refer to our website (www.shia.es) or send us an email to info@shia.es< Less
Civil Society and NGOs in Europe and Russia By Abstracts 2010
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Civil Society and NGOs in Europe and Russia By Abstracts 2010
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The Realization of Life; Morality in a Civilized Society By Eve
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A consideration of rationality resulting from the reduction of morality, cognition and free will.
The Hedgehog and the Beetle. Disruption and Innovation in the Civil Society Sector. By Burkhard Gnärig
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Highly successful, widely trusted and globally applauded, international civil society organisations (ICSOs) such as Oxfam, Greenpeace and Amnesty International are major players on the global stage.... More > However, fundamental change in the outside world threatens their role and future existence: Shrinking space for civic participation hinders their work in many countries; climate change, persistent poverty and growing inequality make it harder for them to achieve their missions; and the rise of the internet disrupts their business models. At the same time ICSOs are needed more than ever. Effective civil society organisations have to help charting the way towards a sustainable, fair and equitable world, setting positive examples and bringing citizens on board. The book describes the key features of effective global civil society organisations and charts the journey today’s ICSOs have to undertake to turn themselves into successful drivers of the transition.< Less
Arseh Sevom Civil Society Zine: Issue 1 By Arseh Sevom
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Linda Herrera shows how Facebook was used to spread images that led to full-scale demonstrations that ousted long-time, entrenched leaders. Historian Avery Oslo offers a peek at eco-activists in the... More > UK. Babak Rahimi and Elham Gheytanchi examine the roots of digital activism in Iran. Ladan Boroumand provides some background on the role of civil society organizations in the campaigning for the 2009 presidential elections in Iran. From Nazila Fathi, we get a reminder of those first, heady days of demonstrations, just after the 2009 election results were announced. Donya Alinejad challenges both the hype and the disimisal of Facebook and Twitter. Mana Mostatabi asks hard questions about clicktivism. Christina Ashtary demonstrates that it is possible to create social capital even online, and Hamid Tehrani challenges activists to think creatively. Finally, Eric Asp muses on building a network by sending congregants out of the church to do service.< Less