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The Logos Life: (Missionary Stories) by Natalie Vellacott

Natalie Vellacott took a two-year break from her job with Sussex Police and joined the Logos Hope Christian missionary ship. The ship, staffed by volunteers from sixty-five different countries, was sailing the waters of Asia. Natalie began by serving visitors in the mayhem of the Internati...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Specific Groups, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Poverty, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity, Spirituality, Travel, Asia / Size: 290 pages / Free from 21 November 2019   Rating: 4.40 / 5 4 reviews

The Ethics of Medical Data Donation (Philosophical Studies Series Book 137) by Jenny Krutzinna

This open access book presents an ethical approach to utilizing personal medical data. It features essays that combine academic argument with practical application of ethical principles. The contributors are experts in ethics and law. They address the challenges in the re-use of medical da...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Poverty, Science & Maths / Size: 198 pages / Free from 19 November 2019  

The Ethics of Educational Healthcare Placements in Low and Middle Income Countries: First Do No Harm? by Anya Ahmed

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This book examines the current state of elective placements of medical undergraduate students in developing countries and their impact on health care education at home. Drawing from a recent case study of volunteer deployment in Uganda, th...

Genre: Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Education, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Poverty / Size: 158 pages / Free from 19 November 2019  

Development Policies and Policy Processes in Africa: Modeling and Evaluation (Advances in African Economic, Social and Political Development) by Christian Henning

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. The book examines the methodological challenges in analyzing the effectiveness of development policies. It presents a selection of tools and methodologies that can help tackle the complexities of which policies work best and why, and how...

Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Finance, Industries & Professions, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Poverty / Size: 351 pages / Free from 19 November 2019  

A Missionary in Manila: (Missionary Stories) by Natalie Vellacott

Natalie Vellacott, a former police officer, set off from England hoping to make a difference as an independent missionary to the Philippines. After a bumpy beginning in Olongapo City, she settled in the nation’s capital Manila becoming quickly immersed in Filipino culture. Attached to an...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Specific Groups, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Poverty, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity, Spirituality, Travel, Asia / Size: Unknown / Free from 17 November 2019   Rating: 4.50 / 5 5 reviews

Digital Transformation and Public Services (Open Access): Societal Impacts in Sweden and Beyond (Routledge Studies in the European Economy) by Anthony Larsson

Through a series of studies, the overarching aim of this book is to investigate if and how the digitalization/digital transformation process affects various welfare services provided by the public sector, and the ensuing implications thereof. Ultimately, this book seeks to understand if it...

Genre: Business & Finance, Biographies & Primers, Economics, Finance, Industries & Professions, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Politics & Social Sciences, Poverty, Science & Maths / Size: 392 pages / Free from 17 November 2019  

A Philosophical Examination of Social Justice and Child Poverty by G. Schweiger

This book is open access under a CCBY license.   Child poverty is one of the biggest challenges of today, harming millions of children. In this book, it is investigated from a philosophical social justice perspective, primarily in the context of modern welfare states. Based on both normat...

Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Poverty / Size: 204 pages / Free from 15 November 2019  

Unjust Conditions: Women's Work and the Hidden Cost of Cash Transfer Programs by Tara Patricia Cookson

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.Unjust Conditions follows the lives and labors of poor mothers in rural Peru, richly documenting the ordeals they fac...

Genre: Business & Finance, Biographies & Primers, Economics, History, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Poverty / Size: 204 pages / Free from 15 November 2019  

21st Century Cooperation: Regional Public Goods, Global Governance, and Sustainable Development by Antoni Estevadeordal

This edited volume explains the importance of regional public goods (RPGs) for sustainable development and shows why they are particularly important in the context of 21st-century international relations. By presenting a new and original data set and by presenting original essays by renown...

Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Poverty, Self-Help & Counselling, Self-Help / Size: 408 pages / Free from 15 November 2019  

Sustainable Modernity: The Nordic Model and Beyond (Routledge Studies in Sustainability) by Nina Witoszek

The Open Access version of this book, available at https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781351765633, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license. In the 21st century, Norway, Denmark and Sweden remain the icons of fair societie...

Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Politics & Social Sciences, Poverty / Size: 254 pages / Free from 12 November 2019  

The Golden Rule - Pathways to peace (Open faith) by J Horsfield @ Hearts Minds Media

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Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Poverty, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity / Size: 37 pages / Free from 09 November 2019  

The Social Question in the Twenty-First Century: A Global View by Jan Breman

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Genre: Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Ideologies, Poverty / Size: Unknown / Free from 09 November 2019  

Adventures in Asia Omnibus: (Missionary Stories) by Natalie Vellacott

The LOGOS LIFEAsian adventures, cultural catastrophes, help and hope, on-board the world's largest floating book-fair!THEY'RE RUGBY BOYS, DON'T YOU KNOW?A true account of a Christian missionary seeking to share Jesus with the street teens abusing solvents in Olongapo City in the Philippine...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Specific Groups, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Poverty, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity, Spirituality, Travel, Asia / Size: Unknown / Free from 08 November 2019   Rating: 5.00 / 5 1 review

Suit City Serials: The real streets of San Francisco book-1 by Hosewater Coffee

Suit City Serials are just that. A series of short stories that take place in, around or on the way to Suit City. Suit City is the name given to San Francisco by the service men and women who were stationed at the Presidio during and after WWII. These stories are mostly dark. They are comp...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Specific Groups, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Social Sciences, True Crime, Poverty / Size: 35 pages / Free from 07 November 2019  

The Politics of Evidence (Open Access): From evidence-based policy to the good governance of evidence (Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy Book 28) by Justin Parkhurst

There has been an enormous increase in interest in the use of evidence for public policymaking, but the vast majority of work on the subject has failed to engage with the political nature of decision making and how this influences the ways in which evidence will be used (or misused) within...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Poverty / Size: 196 pages / Free from 05 November 2019   Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

Living with Disfigurement in Early Medieval Europe (The New Middle Ages) by Patricia Skinner

This book is open access under a CC-BY 4.0 license. This book examines social and medical responses to the disfigured face in early medieval Europe, arguing that the study of head and facial injuries can offer a new contribution to the history of early medieval medicine and culture, as we...

Genre: Fiction, History, Europe, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Poverty, Science & Maths / Size: 383 pages / Free from 04 November 2019  

The Early Years: Child Well-Being and the Role of Public Policy (Development in the Americas) by Inter-American Development Bank

This book is open access under a CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 IGO license. The Early Years analyzes the development of Latin American and Caribbean children and makes a compelling case for government intervention in what is instinctively a family affair. Spending on effective programs for young childr...

Genre: Business & Finance, Biographies & Primers, Economics, Children's eBooks, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Poverty, Science & Maths, Teen & Young Adult / Size: 288 pages / Free from 03 November 2019  

BANKRUPTING THE THIRD WORLD: How the Global Elite Drown Poor Nations in a Sea of Debt (The Underground Knowledge Series Book 6) by James Morcan

Dedicated to the impoverished in forgotten places of the world, this book questions whether the likes of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the United States Agency for International Development and other big international aid organizations help or hinder the world’s poores...

Genre: Business & Finance, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, International, Poverty / Size: 102 pages / Free from 03 November 2019   Rating: 4.30 / 5 8 reviews

Healthcare, Frugal Innovation, and Professional Voluntarism: A Cost-Benefit Analysis by Helen Louise Ackers

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This book investigates what international placements of healthcare employees in low resource settings add to the UK workforce and the efficacy of its national health system. The authors present empirical data collected from a volunteer dep...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Poverty, Science & Maths / Size: 141 pages / Free from 31 October 2019  

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