Honor Veis Bandidos

Author: Palmério Dória
Publisher: Geração Editorial
ISBN: 8561501901
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Palmério Dória, um dos jornalistas mais respeitados do País, conta pela primeira vez, num livro, toda a história secreta do surgimento, enriquecimento e tomada do poder regional pela família Sarney, no Maranhão, e o controle quase total, do Senado, pelo patriarca que virou presidente da República por acidente, transformou o Maranhão no quintal de sua casa e beneficiou amigos e parentes. Um livro arrasador, na mesma linha de "Memórias das Trevas", que tinha o também senador Antonio Carlos Magalhães como personagem e vendeu mais de 80.000 exemplares quando foi lançado.

Ethnic Stratification And Economic Inequality Around The World

Author: Max Haller in collaboration
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317140885
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The modern world is characterised by pervasive economic inequalities. Strong economic growth in some developing countries has contributed to a degree to a reduction in the levels of inequality between nations, yet inequality within nations remains high and in some cases, continues to increase. Ethnic Stratification and Economic Inequality around the World investigates the reasons for these striking differences, exploring the coincidence and interaction between economic stratification and ethnic differentiation. Drawing on extensive international survey and statistical data, the author develops a new theory and concrete hypotheses concerning the conditions which lead toward extreme inequality and those which tend toward greater equality. A systematic examination of the interaction between class structures, social stratification and ethnic differentiation, this book sheds light on the manner in which the resulting social structures produce different levels of economic inequality, offering a fivefold typology of patterns of ethnic stratification, which can be applied to present-day world regions. Drawing on the work of Max Weber to provide a rigorous investigation of inequality around the world, it demonstrates what 'sociology as a science of social reality' can significantly contribute to our understanding of global economic stratification. The book is relevant for a wide social-scientific audience, particularly for sociologists, economists and political scientists working in a comparative perspective.

The Kiss Of Deception

Author: Mary E. Pearson
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0805099239
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A debut entry in a new trilogy by the author of the Jenna Fox Chronicles introduces Princess Lia, who flees an unwanted marriage and expectations about her supernatural legacy only to be pursued by her jilted fiancé and a ruthless assassin.

Rogue Economics

Author: Loretta Napoleoni
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: 1583229949
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What do Eastern Europe's booming sex trade, America's subprime mortgage lending scandal, China’s fake goods industry, and celebrity philanthropy in Africa have in common? With biopirates trolling the blood industry, fish-farming bandits ravaging the high seas, pornography developing virtually in Second Life, and games like World of Warcraft spawning online sweatshops, how are rogue industries transmuting into global empires? And will the entire system be transformed by the advent of sharia economics? With the precision of an economist and the narrative deftness of a storyteller, syndicated journalist Loretta Napoleoni examines how the world is being reshaped by dark economic forces, creating victims out of millions of ordinary people whose lives have become trapped inside a fantasy world of consumerism. Napoleoni reveals the architecture of our world, and in doing so provides fresh insight into many of the most insoluble problems of our era.

Paul And Stephen

Author: Emmanuel
Publisher:
ISBN: 9788598161471
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How did an old man's trip to the market to buy fish and vegetables lead to a chain of cause and effect events that would change the religous face the world forever? Who was Paul of Tarsus? A fanatical Pharisee and ruthless persecutor of Christians and newborn Christian doctrine? This book will show the reader the greatness of Paul of Tarsus, a corageous, daring and sincere man, who repented for his radical posture that culminared in the stoning of Christianity's first martyr, Stephen, and who humbly undertook the accelerated revision of his ideas in answer to Jesus' call.

Frommer S Caribbean Ports Of Call

Author: Robin Andersen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118518101
Size: 10.57 MB
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Completely updated every other year, Frommer's Caribbean Ports of Call takes a fresh look at the most classic cruise destination. Our author, who has lived in Bonaire and Belize, and, hits all the highlights, from Cape Canaveral to Martinique. She's experienced all of the cruise lines in person, and offers authoritative, candid reviews that will help you find the line and the itinerary that suit your tastes and budget. You'll also get up-to-the-minute coverage of shopping and nightlife in ports of embarkation as well as ports of call and in-depth coverage of local dining and excursions in various Caribbean destinations. Frommer's Caribbean Ports of Call offers advice on planning a successful cruise, and gives you the tools you need to experience the best of each destination you'll visit.

House Of The Fortunate Buddhas

Author: João Ubaldo Ribeiro
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
ISBN: 1564785890
Size: 73.72 MB
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Set in 1940s and '50s provincial Brazil, House of the Fortunate Buddhas is perhaps most startling for it fiery, uninhibited, and highly compelling narrator. By force of her intelligence, courage, and strength of will, she achieves an unlikely liberation of both mind and body, and her sardonic, frank—some have called it pornographic—monologue is an unforgettable work of literary ventriloquism, telling the story of one woman's journey toward fulfillment. From the book: “I decided to give my testimony orally, instead of writing it down, for several reasons, the major one being arthritis. No, let's cut that last line out! I don't have arthritis, and even if I did, I certainly wouldn't let any get into my book. So, fine: preface. I decided to give my testimony orally instead of in writing mainly because it's impossible to write about sex, at least in Portuguese, without coming off like a prostitute who's just been asked to 'talk dirty' for the twentieth time in the same day . . ." House of the Fortunate Buddhas has been translated into French (winning the Grinzane Cavour Prize), Italian, and Spanish, and was adapted into a hit one-woman play in Brazil.

Era Of Persuasion

Author: E. Brooks Holifield
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 0742578593
Size: 59.60 MB
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The book explores the cultural and intellectual worlds of the hustling promoters, battling historians, Catholic missionaries, Native American ritual specialists, learned theologians, religious dissenters, magistrates, and governors who clashed and intermingled in the opening decades of colonization and resistance to it. Ranging from the eastern settlements to the western missions of early North America, it examines a period when rhetoric and ritual functioned mainly to persuade, entreat, compel, and solicit.

Forbidden Freshman

Author: Carol Lynne
Publisher: Total-e-bound
ISBN: 1906328390
Size: 36.33 MB
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What do you do if you see a man so beautiful he takes your breath away? What do you do if that man is seventeen years younger than you are? What do you do when that man is the son of your best friend? If you're Doctor Joe Pressman, you fight it like hell before succumbing to the once in a lifetime feeling. Incoming freshman Rocco, is more of an artist than an athlete which doesn't sit well with his father, Coach Collin Williams. When his dad kicks him out Rocco runs to the one place he knows he'll be welcome, right into Joe's open arms. Just when they thought their lives couldn't get anymore complicated, a situation on campus puts their love in the centre spotlight. Will the attention cement their relationship or drive them apart? This book is best read in sequence as part of a series See the book trailer for this story here

China Hoje Projeto Nacional Desenvolvimento E

Author: Elias Jabbour
Publisher:
ISBN: 9788572771061
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O livro faz uma abordagem que privilegia a visão do processo histórico fundamentada nos clássicos do materialismo histórico. Segundo o autor, partindo do pressuposto da complexidade inerente à formação social chinesa - evidenciada na convivência no mesmo país de formações econômico-sociais contemporâneas, mas não coetâneas -, o espetacular crescimento econômico chinês é fruto de uma decisão política e visão estratégica que serve de amparo à maximização do mercado, do planejamento, da iniciativa privada e da propriedade estatal dos meios de produção.