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Life After Life: A Story of Rage and Redemption

by Evans Hopkins

Life After Life is the haunting and gloriously redemptive tale of Evans D. Hopkins's many lives, a sweeping journey from promising middle-class youth to civil rights militant, from criminal and convict to celebrated...


The Lady Matador's Hotel: A Novel

by Cristina Garcia

National Book Award finalist Cristina García delivers a powerful and gorgeous novel about the intertwining lives of the denizens of a luxurious hotel in an unnamed Central American capital in the midst of political...


A Class Apart

by Alec Klein

Enter Stuyvesant High, one of the most extraordinary schools in America, a place where the brainiacs prevail and jocks are embarrassed to admit they play on the woeful football team. Academic competition is...


Orange County: A Personal History

by Gustavo Arellano

The story began in 1918, when Gustavo Arellano's great-grandfather and grandfather arrived in the United States, only to be met with flying potatoes. They ran, and hid, and then went to work in Orange County's...


Living History

by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Rodham Clinton is known to hundreds of millions of people around the world. Yet few beyond her close friends and family have ever heard her account of her extraordinary journey. She writes with candor,...


Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story

by Chuck Klosterman

Building on the national bestselling success of Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, preeminent pop culture writer Chuck Klosterman unleashes his best book yet—the story of his cross-country tour of sites where rock...


Women and Mathematics: Balancing the Equation

by Susan F. Chipman, Lorelei R. Brush & Donna M. Wilson

First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Feminist Approaches for Men in Family Therapy

by Michele Bograd

This book is the first of its kind to address the treatment of men in marital and family therapy from a political or feminist perspective. Feminist Approaches for Men in Family Therapy is an important and provocative...


Attraction and Attachment: Understanding Styles of Relationships

by Barbara Jo Brothers

Here is a fascinating exploration of the powerful forces of attachment and attraction that determine the formation and styles of couples’relationships. What factors attract one person to another? What determines...


Gay-Straight Alliances: A Handbook for Students, Educators, and Parents

by Ian K. Macgillivray

A step by step guide to the school club that provides a safe place for LGBT and straight kids

A Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) provides a safe place for students to discuss issues, meet others, and get support from...


Asian Values: Encounter with Diversity

by Josiane Cauquelin, Paul Lim & Birgit Mayer-Koenig

This book opens with an examination of values themselves, grappling with western assertions of individual human rights and the eastern emphasis on duties, and analysing selected Asian philosophical and religious...


Democracy in Malaysia: Discourses and Practices

by Khoo Boo Teik Khoo & Francis Loh

Analyses discourses pertinent to democratic politics in Malaysia, including the political elite's interpretation of 'Asian values' and 'Asian democracy', contending Islamic views on democracy, the impact of...


Persian Sufi Poetry: An Introduction to the Mystical Use of Classical Persian Poems

by J. T. P. de Bruijn

Focuses on the poems rather than on their authors. Surveys the development of Persian mystical poetry, dealing first with the relation between Sufism and literature and then with the four main genres of the...


Organising Women's Protest: A Study of Political Styles in Two South Indian Activist Groups

by Eldrid Mageli

This study examines the nature of two women's activist groups in Madras and their activities since 1979, focusing on their work with the media, slum issues, registration of marriages and initiation of an apprenticeship...


Gender Inequalities in Southern Europe: Woman, Work and Welfare in the 1990s

by Maria Jose Gonzalez, Teresa Jurado & Manuela Naldini

Presenting studies of the situation on gender inequalities and associated pattern of work and welfare in all southern European countries, this work focuses on the interaction of the three major societal institutions...


Small Islands, Large Questions: Society, Culture and Resistance in the Post-Emancipation Caribbean

by Karen Fog Olwig

This book focuses on the post-emancipation period in the Caribbean and how local societies dealt with the new socio-economic conditions. Scholars from Jamaica, the Virgin Islands, England, Denmark and The Netherlands...


Partner to Partition: The Jewish Agency's Partition Plan in the Mandate Era

by Yossi Katz

In this work Yossi Katz shows that the Jewish Agency Executive's partition plan, though never implemented, was not an isolated episode, but had short- and long-term implications from the Jewish perspective -...


The Ethical Foundations of Social Work

by Stephen Cowden & Annie Pullen-Sansfacon

The Ethical Foundations of Social Work provides you with an engaging, theoretical and practice-based grounding in social work ethics. The authors first examine when, how and why principles and debates historically...


Grassroots Warriors: Activist Mothering, Community Work, and the War on Poverty

by Nancy A. Naples

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


New Money, Nice Town: How Capital Works in the New Urban Economy

by Leonard Nevarez

The economic restructuring that has gone on since the 1980s has produced a new economic space in which service and high tech firms are at the forefront of innovation. One of the features of the new economy is...