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Revising the Storm

by Geffrey Davis & Dorianne Laux BOA Editions Ltd. (March 10, 2014)

Cave Canem fellow's prize-winning collection speaks to masculinity, fatherhood, racial prejudice, and the ravages of the '80s urban crack epidemic.


The German Jews in America: A Minority within a Minority

by Gerhard Falk UPA (April 01, 2014)

Falk focuses on refugees who fled from Nazi tyranny in the 1930s, immigrated to America, and succeeded despite immense obstacles. This book includes a review of the most prominent academics that made major contributions...


A Century and Some Change

by Ann Nixon Cooper & Karen Grigsby Bates Atria Books (January 05, 2010)

President-elect Barack Obama reflected on the life of Ann Nixon Cooper on Tuesday, November 4, 2008, singling her out of millions of voters, he said, because she was "born just a generation past slavery; a time...


An Essay on the Principle of Population

by T. R. Malthus Dover Publications (February 14, 2012)

The first major study of population size and its tremendous importance to the character and quality of society, this classic examines the tendency of human numbers to outstrip their resources.


The Work of Play: Child Psychotherapy in Contemporary Korea

by Sheena Nahm Lexington Books (December 18, 2013)

The Work of Play is an anthropological ethnography of children’s play therapy that examines the experiences of a group of female therapists who implemented new psychotherapeutic programs in South Korea. Drawing...


Materializing Poverty: How the Poor Transform Their Lives

by Erin B. Taylor Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 10, 2013)

In this book, anthropologist Erin Taylor explores how residents of a squatter settlement in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, use their material resources creatively to solve everyday problems and, over a few...


The Flexible Imagination: At Work in the Transnational Corporate Offices of Jakarta, Indonesia

by William Leggett Lexington Books (September 25, 2013)

The Flexible Imagination: At Work in the Transnational Corporate Offices of Jakarta, is a behind-the-scenes ethnography examining the social interactions between employees from different cultural and national...


American Fascism and the New Deal: The Associated Farmers of California and the Pro-Industrial Movement

by Nelson A. Pichardo Almanzar & Brian W. Kulik Lexington Books (August 28, 2013)

Social movement theory identifies factors that can predict the success or failure of social movements; however, they have left out the influence of corporate elites. American Fascism and the New Deal makes a...


Searching for Whitopia: An Improbable Journey to the Heart of White America

by Rich Benjamin Hachette Books (October 06, 2009)

As America becomes more and more racially diverse, Rich Benjamin noticed a phenomenon: Some communities were actually getting less multicultural. So he got out a map, found the whitest towns in the USA--and...


Romanians in Western Europe: Migration, Status Dilemmas, and Transnational Connections

by Remus Gabriel Anghel Lexington Books (June 21, 2013)

This book analyzes the Romanian migration that has developed in recent years as one of the largest migration waves in Europe.


The New Mind of the South

by Tracy Thompson Simon & Schuster (March 05, 2013)

There are those who say the South has disappeared. But in her groundbreaking, thought-provoking exploration of the region, Tracy Thompson, a Georgia native and Pulitzer Prize finalist, asserts that it has merely...


Words for a Small Planet: Ecocritical Views

by Nanette Norris, Eduardo Barros-Grela, Sylvie Housiel & Yomna Al-Abdulkareem et al. Lexington Books (November 21, 2012)

Scholars have begun critically assessing the relationship of modern environmental science, including the study of ecology, to the creation and study of art and culture. In this volume, the voices come from around...


GOP GPS

by Evan Siegfried & Robert A. George Skyhorse (August 23, 2016)

Editors' Pick for the Conservative Book Club

A roadmap to the future for Republicans

With each passing election cycle, Republicans face stiffer and stiffer odds for winning elections at all levels. They have long...


Fifty Plus

by Boe Workman, Bill Novelli & Steve Case St. Martin's Griffin (June 30, 2010)

In a groundbreaking call to arms, Fifty Plus takes an important look at the seventy-eight million strong American baby boomer revolution. From age 50+ on up, Americans are now refusing to rock away their retirement...


The Theft of a Decade

by Joseph C. Sternberg PublicAffairs (May 13, 2019)

A Wall Street Journal columnist delivers a brilliant narrative of the mugging of the millennial generation-- how the Baby Boomers have stolen the millennials' future in order to ensure themselves a comfortable...


The Human Tide

by Paul Morland PublicAffairs (March 04, 2019)

A dazzling new history of the irrepressible demographic changes and mass migrations that have made and unmade nations, continents, and empires

The rise and fall of the British Empire; the emergence of America...


This Land

by Dan Barry Black Dog & Leventhal (September 10, 2018)

A landmark collection by New York Times journalist Dan Barry, selected from a decade of his distinctive "This Land" columns and presenting a powerful but rarely seen portrait of America.

In the wake of Hurricane...


The Next America

by Paul Taylor PublicAffairs (January 25, 2016)

The America of the near future will look nothing like the America of the recent past.

America is in the throes of a demographic overhaul. Huge generation gaps have opened up in our political and social values,...


The Address Book

by Deirdre Mask St. Martin's Press (April 13, 2020)

Finalist for the 2020 Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction

"An entertaining quest to trace the origins and implications of the names of the roads on which we reside." ?Sarah Vowell, The New York Times Book Review

When...


iGen

by Jean M. Twenge & Madeleine Maby Simon & Schuster Audio (August 22, 2017)

As seen in Time, USA TODAY, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, and on CBS This Morning, BBC, PBS, CNN, and NPR, iGen is crucial reading to understand how the children, teens, and young adults born in the...


Where Did You Get This Number?

by Anthony Salvanto Simon & Schuster Audio (August 21, 2018)

CBS News’ Elections and Surveys Director Anthony Salvanto takes you behind the scenes of polling to show you how to think about who we are and where we’re headed as a nation.

As Elections and Surveys Director...


The Revolution Generation

by Josh Tickell Simon & Schuster Audio (September 18, 2018)

From the activist and Sundance Award-winning filmmaker of Fuel and Kiss the Ground comes an ambitious book showcasing the captivating stories of Millennial change-makers in order to empower and motivate today’s...


The Human Tide

by Paul Morland & Zeb Soanes PublicAffairs (March 05, 2019)

A dazzling new history of the irrepressible demographic changes and mass migrations that have made and unmade nations, continents, and empires

The rise and fall of the British Empire; the emergence of America...


The Theft of a Decade

by Joseph C. Sternberg & Corey Gagne PublicAffairs (May 14, 2019)

A Wall Street Journal columnist delivers a brilliant narrative of the mugging of the millennial generation-- how the Baby Boomers have stolen the millennials' future in order to ensure themselves a comfortable...


Whiteshift

by Eric Kaufmann Abrams Press (February 04, 2019)

Whiteshift: the turbulent journey from a world of racially homogeneous white majorities to one of racially hybrid majorities

 

This is the century of whiteshift. As Western societies are becoming increasingly...


The Rise of the Creative Class

by Richard Florida Basic Books (September 03, 2019)

World-renowned urbanist Richard Florida's bestselling classic on the transformation of our cities in the twenty-first century -- now updated with a new preface

In his modern classic The Rise of the Creative Class...


Date-onomics

by Jon Birger Workman Publishing Company (August 25, 2015)

It’s not that he’s just not that into you—it’s that there aren’t enough of him. And the numbers prove it. Using a combination of demographics, statistics, game theory, and number-crunching, Date-onomics...


The New America: New Edition

by Mark Little GemmaMedia (June 01, 2010)

The US is being transformed. Little follows millions of 21st-century pioneers to a new frontier in the West. In the sprawling new cities of the Sun Belt states, he chronicles the people and places which have...


Transformative Student Experiences in Higher Education

by Michael G. Strawser, Trey Lewis, Carolyn Baum & James D. Breslin et al. Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

Transformative Student Experiences in Higher Education: Meeting the Needs of the 21st Century Student and Modern Workplace presents a thorough consideration of the role, use, and implications of transformative...


Jewish Family

by Alex Pomson & Randal F. Schnoor Indiana University Press (April 11, 2018)

In Jewish Family: Identity and Self-Formation at Home Alex Pomson and Randal F. Schnoor advance a new appreciation for the deep significance of Jewish family in developing Jewish identity. This book is the result...


The Revolution Generation

by Josh Tickell Atria/Enliven Books (September 18, 2018)

From the activist and Sundance Award-winning filmmaker of Fuel and Kiss the Ground comes an ambitious book showcasing the captivating stories of Millennial change-makers in order to empower and motivate today’s...


America and Its Rivals

by Michael D. Dulberger Bernan Press (May 07, 2018)

How does the United States compare when objectively measured shoulder-to-shoulder against the world’s two most influential autocracies? This full-color book provides a solid foundation to enable the reader...


Eastern Europe: Continuity and Change (1987–1995)

by Irena Grudzinska-Gross & Andrzej W. Tymowski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (March 19, 2014)

The book consists of articles from East European Politics and Societies, a journal published in the United States that first appeared in 1987. This selection is composed of papers written by the journal’s...


Mahalla – Traditional Institution in Tajikistan and Civil Society in the West

by Saidbek Goziev Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (January 28, 2015)

The guiding theme of the book is a traditional institution of Tajik culture: mahalla – neighborhood. For centuries it has sustained the existence of Tajik culture, and in times of the greatest religious persecution...


The Polish Middle Class

by Henryk Domanski & Patrycja Poniatowska Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (May 31, 2015)

This book discusses the viability of «importing» the middle class to Poland. The 1990s were a step forward in the formation of the Polish middle class and, systematically yet barely discernible in daily life,...


Prestige

by Henryk Domanski & Patrycja Poniatowska Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (June 30, 2015)

Prestige examines whether social prestige is still an important axis of the stratification hierarchy. It appears that prestige has lost some of the close connection with social position it had in estates societies....


Hopes and Anxieties in Europe

by Pawel B. Sztabinski, Franciszek Sztabinski & Henryk Domanski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (April 07, 2015)

The present collection of articles is based on data from the European Social Survey (ESS) and analyses the changes in European societies. The first part of the volume is devoted to relations between legitimization,...


Politicizing Consumer Choice

by Christian Gunkel Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (December 23, 2014)

This book investigates various forms of political and ethical consumerism in the United States and delivers a comprehensive conceptualization of the consumer’s role in the marketplace. Both aspects, the potential...


Gender Structuring of Contemporary Slovenia

by Milica Antic Gaber Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (July 24, 2015)

This volume offers a new view on gender structuring in contemporary Slovenia and the persistence of the gender order – produced and reproduced through gender regimes in education, work, family life and politics....


Movers and Stayers: Social Mobility, Migration and Skills

by Izabela Grabowska Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (June 10, 2016)

The author examines social mobility in the enlarged EU by analysing the work sequences of 1865 movers and stayers in Poland. Using indicators of upward and downward social mobility, she explores the role of...


The Silent Majority in Communist and Post-Communist States

by Klaus Bachmann & Jens Gieseke Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (March 11, 2016)

This book takes stock of opinion polls in communist and post-communist states, presents specific case studies and answers the question how opinion polls under conditions of censorship and lack of media pluralism...


Choices and Constraints

by Jian Zhu Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (February 11, 2014)

This book seeks to investigate gender differences in final year undergraduates’ employment expectations of their starting jobs, including salary, occupational and working region expectations, and to identify...


Marital Separation in Contemporary Ireland

by Lucy Hyland Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (January 04, 2016)

This book is based on detailed interviews with a group of Irish women who have experienced marital separation. It links the women’s accounts with literature on the values and beliefs about marriage, women...


Destination Italy

by Emma Bond, Guido Bonsaver & Federico Faloppa Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (March 26, 2015)

Italy is one of the most recent immigratory destinations in Europe, having long been one of the continent’s most important sources of emigration. Due to its strategic position in the Mediterranean, the Italian...


Rethinking East-Central Europe: family systems and co-residence in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth

by Mikolaj Szoltysek Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (December 29, 2015)

This book reconstructs fundamental aspects of family organization across historical Poland-Lithuania, one of the largest political entities in early modern Europe. Using a plethora of quantitative measurements...


Demographic Aspects of the Early Modern Times

by Walter Letsch Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (August 08, 2017)

The study deals predominantly with basic questions of Historical Demography that have so far not yet been tackled, as no adequate sources seemed to exist, or the effort for digging into these problems seemed...


Social capital, migration, ethnic diversity and economic performance

by Anna Rebmann, Adnan Efendic & Bojana Babic Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (August 22, 2017)

This interdisciplinary book brings an empirical evidence that social capital is an important building block in the reintegration processes, migration challenges and economic dynamism of the SEE communities....


Uprooting Urban America

by Horace R. Hall, Cynthia Cole Robinson & Amor Kohli Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (August 01, 2013)

Shifts in America’s socioeconomic geography have been documented since the 1960s, demonstrating the reversal of white flight and the reshaping of a nation, evidenced by the growing divide between underprivileged...


A Global History of Historical Demography

by Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux, Ioan Bolovan & Sølvi Sogner Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (July 31, 2016)

At the XXIst World Congress of the International Committee of Historical Sciences (ICHS/CISH) in 2010 in Amsterdam, the International Commission for Historical Demography (ICHD) decided to write an overview...


Diaspora, Food and Identity

by Maureen Duru Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (March 29, 2017)

This book examines the connection between food and identity in the Nigerian diaspora community in Belgium. Encounters between people from different cultures do not lead to a simple adaptation of the diet, but...