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Woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany

by Hugo Munsterberg & Mary Mills Patrick Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

This book treats of woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany, and the development of instruction for the two sexes.

“The girls' schools established by the Government provide well for the study of the modern...


Great Men, Great Thoughts, and the Environment

by William James Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

“What are the causes that make communities change from generation to generation, - that make the England of Queen Anne so different from the England of Elizabeth, the Harvard College of today so different...


Slay In Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible

by Yomi Adegoke & Elizabeth Uviebinené Fourth Estate (September 03, 2019)

The long-awaited, inspirational guide to life for a generation of black British women inspired to make lemonade out of lemons, and find success in every area of their lives.

‘This book is a gift for anyone...


Superiority and Subordination as Subject-Matter of Sociology

by Georg Simmel Lm Publishers (August 09, 2019)

Every social occurrence as such, consists of an interaction between individuals. In other words, each individual is at the same time an active and a passive agent in a transaction. In case of superiority and...


The Anti-Social Contract

by Lars Højer Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

Set in a remote district of villagers and nomadic pastoralists in the northernmost part of Mongolia, Højer introduces a local world, where social relationships are cast in witchcraft-like idioms of mistrust...


Indecent Advances

by James Polchin Icon Books Ltd (July 04, 2019)

Indecent Advances is a skilful hybrid of true crime and social history that examines the often-coded portrayal of crimes against gay men in the decades before Stonewall. 

 New York University professor and...


The Boho Manifesto

by Julia Chaplin Artisan (June 11, 2019)

The bohemian disruption has arrived. Microdosing psychedelics has become the new business learning tool, spiritual ceremonies and ideas festivals are now coveted pastimes, and Burning Man is already a bigger...


The Interior Landscapes of Breaking Bad

by Matthew Paproth, Will Gray, Cheryl D. Edelson & Erin Bell et al. Lexington Books (May 03, 2019)

Already acknowledged by Metacritic and the Guinness World Records as the highest-rated series in the history of television, Breaking Bad has elicited an unprecedented amount of criticism. Writers both popular...


Syndicate Women

by Chris M. Smith University of California Press (July 02, 2019)

In Syndicate Women, sociologist Chris M. Smith uncovers a unique historical puzzle: women composed a substantial part of Chicago organized crime in the early 1900s, but during Prohibition (1920–1933), when...


Crossing Histories and Ethnographies

by Ricardo Roque & Elizabeth G. Traube Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

The key question for many anthropologists and historians today is not whether to cross the boundary between their disciplines, but whether the idea of a disciplinary boundary should be sustained. Reinterpreting...


In Pursuit of Belonging

by Susan Beth Rottmann Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Belonging is a not a state that we achieve, but a struggle that we wage. The struggle for belonging is more difficult if one is returning to a homeland after many years abroad. In Pursuit of Belonging is an...


The  Gaslighting of the Millennial Generation

by Caitlin Fisher Mango (May 15, 2019)

Millennials vs. all other generations

Readers of The Next America byPaul Taylor, Generation Me byJean M. Twenge, The Fourth Turning byWilliam Strauss and Neil Howe will love Gaslighting the Millennials...


The Souls of Black Folk

by W. E. B. DuBois Clydesdale (May 28, 2019)

One of the Most Important Books on Civil Rights, Race, and Freedom Ever Written.

“A groundbreaking challenge to white supremacy.” —The New York Times

A classic work of American literature, African-American...


Social Problems and Social Movements

by James DeFronzo & Jungyun Gill Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 20, 2019)

Intended as the primary text for a social problems course, DeFronzo and Gill’s Social Problems and Social Movements stresses the need for collective action and social movements to solve social problems. Both...


Embodied Difference

by Christina Jackson, Jamie A. Thomas, Dorisa Costello & Barry R. Furrow et al. Lexington Books (February 20, 2019)

Focusing on the body as a visual and discursive platform across public space, we study marginalization as a sociocultural practice and hegemonic schema. Whereas mass incarceration and law enforcement readily...


Body Battlegrounds

by Chris Bobel & Samantha Kwan Vanderbilt University Press (May 15, 2019)

Body Battlegrounds explores the rich and complex lives of society's body outlaws—individuals from myriad social locations who oppose hegemonic norms, customs, and conventions about the body. Original research...


Ecomasculinities

by Stefan Brandt, Rubén Cenamor, Virginia Luzón-Aguado & Evangeline Heiliger et al. Lexington Books (January 25, 2019)

While there exist numerous studies on ecocriticism and ecofeminism, much less has been written about ecomasculinities. This volume contributes to filling this gap by examining models of fictional ecomasculinity...


Statistics for Social Understanding

by Nancy Whittier, Tina Wildhagen & Howard J. Gold Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 22, 2019)

Statistics for Social Understanding: With Stata and SPSS introduces students to the way statistics is used in the social sciences: as a tool for advancing understanding of the social world. It is designed for...


How Materials Matter

by Graeme Were Berghahn Books (March 01, 2019)

How does design and innovation shape people's lives in the Pacific? Focusing on plant materials from the region, How Materials Matter reveals ways in which a variety of people – from craftswomen and scientists...


Burn It Down

by Lily Fyfe Basic Books (October 08, 2019)

A rich, nuanced exploration of women's anger from a diverse group of writers

Women are angry, and from the #MeToo movement to the record number of women running for political office, they're finally expressing...


Gender, Power, and Violence

by Angela J. Hattery & Earl Smith Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 06, 2019)

What do the Catholic Church, college sports, Hollywood, prisons, the military, fraternities and politics have in common? All have extraordinarily high rates of sexual and intimate partner violence, and child...


South Bronx Battles

by Carolyn McLaughlin University of California Press (April 30, 2019)

The South Bronx has been the poorest congressional district in the U.S. for nearly 40 years. While boroughs like Queens and Brooklyn are gentrified, the Bronx is still seen as a symbol of urban decay—one where...


Social Movements

by Paul Almeida University of California Press (February 05, 2019)

Social Movements cleverly translates the art of collective action and mobilization by excluded groups for those interested in understanding social change from below. Students will learn the core components of...


Future Man

by Tim Samuels Arcade (July 16, 2019)

A sharply intelligent, explosively honest, and laugh-out-loud funny look at the state of masculinity and how to be a man, for fans of Jon Ronson and Matt Haig.

If ever there was an urgent need for a frank understanding...


Red Lipstick

by Rachel Felder Harper Design (April 09, 2019)

A unique, full-color compendium that celebrates and explores the enduring power and allure of the world’s most iconic lip shade, jam-packed with entertaining stories, anecdotes, little-known facts, quotes,...


Three Women

by Lisa Taddeo Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster (July 09, 2019)

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Extraordinary…A nonfiction literary masterpiece…I can’t remember the last time a book affected me as profoundly as Three Women.” —Elizabeth Gilbert

“Taddeo spent eight...


Holocaust Escapees and Global Development

by David Simon Zed Books (January 15, 2019)

The thousands uprooted and displaced by the Holocaust had a profound cultural impact on the countries in which they sought refuge, with numerous Holocaust escapees attaining prominence as scientists, writers,...


The Act of Living

by Marco Di Nunzio Cornell University Press (April 15, 2019)

According to the World Bank, Ethiopia has one of the fastest growing economies in Africa, yet it is also one of the poorest African countries. Marco Di Nunzio's analysis of two street hustlers in Ethiopia offers...


Rethinking Civil-Military Relations

by Birgitte Refslund Sørensen & Eyal Ben-Ari Berghahn Books (April 01, 2019)

Military-civilian encounters are multiple and diverse in our times. Contributors to this volume demonstrate how military and civilian domains are constituted through entanglements undermining the classic civil-military...


Roots Quest

by Jackie Hogan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 15, 2019)

America is in the midst of a genealogy boom. In the last thirty years the number of Americans who said they were “very interested” in family history jumped from 29% to 87%. Online genealogy sites like Ancestry.com...


Gender, War, and World Order

by Richard C. Eichenberg Cornell University Press (June 15, 2019)

Motivated by the lack of scholarly understanding of the substantial gender difference in attitudes toward the use of military force, Richard C. Eichenberg has mined a massive data set of public opinion surveys...


If You Lived Here, You’d Be Home Now

by Christopher Ingraham Harper (September 10, 2019)

The hilarious, charming, and candid story of writer Christopher Ingraham’s decision to uproot his life and move his family to Red Lake Falls, Minnesota, population 1,400—the community he made famous as “the...


The Little Book of Racial Healing

by Thomas Norman Dewolf & Jodie Geddes Good Books (January 01, 2019)

This book introduces Coming to the Table’s approach to a continuously evolving set of purposeful theories, ideas, experiments, guidelines, and intentions, all dedicated to facilitating racial healing and transformation....


The Sexual Economy of War

by Andrew Byers Cornell University Press (May 15, 2019)

In The Sexual Economy of War, Andrew Byers argues that in the early twentieth century, concerns about unregulated sexuality affected every aspect of how the US Army conducted military operations. Far from being...


Think Black

by Clyde W. Ford Amistad (September 17, 2019)

“Powerful memoir. . .Ford’s thought-provoking narrative tells the story of African-American pride and perseverance.”

–Publisher’s Weekly (Starred)

“A masterful storyteller, Ford interweaves his personal...


The Turn-On

by Steven Goldstein HarperBusiness (October 22, 2019)

How do Tiffany Haddish, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep and Apple’s Tim Cook turn us on, and why do some other public figures drive us crazy and turn us off? And who are the behind-the-scenes gurus who help public...


Stiffed Updated Edition

by Susan Faludi William Morrow Paperbacks (October 15, 2019)

This 20th-anniversary edition of the extraordinary New York Times bestseller features a new introduction from the author!

"Stiffed is a brilliant, important book.. Faludi's reportorial and literary skills...


Citizen Outlaw

by Charles Barber Ecco (October 15, 2019)

A dramatic narrative account of the life of William Juneboy Outlaw III, whose journey from housing-project youth to ruthless gangland kingpin to change-making community advocate represents a vital next chapter...


In a Pure Muslim Land

by Simon Wolfgang Fuchs The University of North Carolina Press (March 05, 2019)

Centering Pakistan in a story of transnational Islam stretching from South Asia to the Middle East, Simon Wolfgang Fuchs offers the first in-depth ethnographic history of the intellectual production of Shi&703;is...


Gender and Jim Crow, Second Edition

by Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore The University of North Carolina Press (January 09, 2019)

This classic work helps recover the central role of black women in the political history of the Jim Crow era. Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore explores the pivotal and interconnected roles played by gender and race...


The Invention of the Favela

by Licia do Prado Valladares & Robert N. Anderson The University of North Carolina Press (April 29, 2019)

For the first time available in English, Licia do Prado Valladares's classic anthropological study of Brazil's vast, densely populated urban living environments reveals how the idea of the favela became an internationally...


Muslim Pilgrimage in the Modern World

by Babak Rahimi & Peyman Eshaghi The University of North Carolina Press (April 23, 2019)

Pilgrimage is one of the most significant ritual duties for Muslims, entailing the visitation and veneration of sites associated with the Prophet Muhammad or saintly figures. As demonstrated in this multidisciplinary...


Department Stores and the Black Freedom Movement

by Traci Parker The University of North Carolina Press (February 06, 2019)

In this book, Traci Parker examines the movement to racially integrate white-collar work and consumption in American department stores, and broadens our understanding of historical transformations in African...


Occupied Territory

by Simon Balto The University of North Carolina Press (March 05, 2019)

In July 1919, an explosive race riot forever changed Chicago. For years, black southerners had been leaving the South as part of the Great Migration. Their arrival in Chicago drew the ire and scorn of many local...


Integration Now

by William P. Hustwit The University of North Carolina Press (February 05, 2019)

Recovering the history of an often-ignored landmark Supreme Court case, William P. Hustwit assesses the significant role that Alexander v. Holmes (1969) played in integrating the South's public schools. Although...


Shelter in a Time of Storm

by Jelani M. Favors The University of North Carolina Press (February 08, 2019)

For generations, historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have been essential institutions for the African American community. Their nurturing environments not only provided educational advancement...


We Speak for Ourselves

by D. Watkins Atria Books (April 23, 2019)

From the row houses of Baltimore to the stoops of Brooklyn, with searing conviction and full compassion, D. Watkins, New York Times bestselling author of The Cook Up and The Beast Side lays bare the voices of...


Being Bedouin Around Petra

by Mikkel Bille Berghahn Books (January 01, 2019)

Petra, Jordan became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1985, and the semi-nomadic Bedouin inhabiting the area were resettled as a consequence. The Bedouin themselves paradoxically became UNESCO Masterpieces of...


Do You Have Kids?

by Kate Kaufmann She Writes Press (April 02, 2019)

Weaving together stories from non-moms aged thirty-seven to ninety-one, a growing body of research, and the author’s own story, Do You Have Kids? probes the non-mom's entire adulthood—from the morphing meaning...


Commuter Spouses

by Danielle Lindemann ILR Press (March 15, 2019)

What can we learn from looking at married partners who live apart? In Commuter Spouses: New Families in a Changing World, Danielle Lindemann explores how couples cope when they live apart to meet the demands...