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Citizens By Degree

by Deondra Rose

Since the mid-twentieth century, the United States has seen a striking shift in the gender dynamics of higher educational attainment as women have come to earn college degrees at higher rates than men. Women...

Culture Writing

by Tim Watson

Focusing on the 1950s and early 1960s, Culture Writing argues that this period in Britain, the United States, France, and the Caribbean was characterized by dynamic exchanges between literary writers and anthropologists...


by Albrekt Lundquist & Linda Lundquist Molitor

Imagine being 20 years old, leaving your home to go to another country—alone and unable to communicate!


This is the story of a young man leaving his home in Sweden to find the “streets of gold” in America. ...

The Crew's Pocketbook

by Tim Davison

The ideal companion for anyone new to sailing, or those looking to remind themselves of the essential skills. Written in a friendly and approachable way, it assumes no nautical knowledge and uses diagrams and...

Global Development Monitor 2017

by Conor M. Savoy & Charles F. Rice

The face of global development is changing rapidly, and the CSIS Global Development Monitor seeks to address the complex issues highlighted by the recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals. Over a dozen...

Making Peace with Faith

by Michelle Garred & Mohammed Abu-Nimer

Although religion is almost never a root cause, it often gets pulled into conflict as a powerful element, especially where conflicting parties have different religious identities. Every faith tradition offers...

Connecting Childhood and Old Age in Popular Media

by Vanessa Joosen

Contributions by Gökçe Elif Baykal, Lincoln Geraghty, Verónica Gottau, Vanessa Joosen, Sung-Ae Lee, Cecilia Lindgren, Mayako Murai, Emily Murphy, Mariano Narodowski, Johanna Sjöberg, Anna Sparrman, Ingrid...

The Indian Caribbean

by Lomarsh Roopnarine

This book tells a distinct story of Indians in the Caribbean--one concentrated not only on archival records and institutions, but also on the voices of the people and the ways in which they define themselves...

Advances in Well-Being

by Richard J. Estes & M. Joseph Sirgy

Media and research tend to focus on social problems in today's world - from terrorism and natural disasters to environmental degradation, conflict and economic decline. Yet many countries are also placing the...

Diversity in the Power Elite

by Richard L. Zweigenhaft & G. William Domhoff

Diversity in the Power Elite is a provocative analysis of the diversity that exists—and doesn’t exist—among America’s powerful people. Richard L. Zweigenhaft and G. William Domhoff examine the progress...

The Contemporary Congress

by Burdett A. Loomis & Wendy J. Schiller

In an era of heightened partisanship and increased polarization, The Contemporary Congress offers a clear and concise introduction to legislative processes. Perfect as a brief core or supplementary text for...

Inside British Rail

by Stephen Poole

Stephen Poole worked on three of British Rail’s five geographical Regions and then for three of the BR business sectors, thereby experiencing a vast range of operational, business and management styles and...

Stick Together and Come Back Home

by Patrick Lopez-Aguado

In Stick Together and Come Back Home, Patrick Lopez-Aguado examines how what happens inside the prison affects what happens outside of it.  Following the experiences of 70 youth and adults as they navigate...

Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958-1977

by Joshua Glick

Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958–1977 explores how documentarians working between the election of John F. Kennedy and the Bicentennial created conflicting visions of the...

Beginning to End Hunger

by M. Jahi Chappell

Beginning to End Hunger presents the story of Belo Horizonte, home to 2.5 million people and one of the world’s most successful city food security programs. Since its Municipal Secretariat for Food Security...

Eugenics and other Evils

by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Before he has turned over half-a-dozen pages of Mr. Chesterton's book, the reader will feel as if he had been out in a high wind. Not, of course, the cold, steady-blowing north-easter that turns your clothes...

Race, Criminal Justice, and Migration Control

by Mary Bosworth, Alpa Parmar & Yolanda Vázquez

In an era of mass mobility, those who are permitted to migrate and those who are criminalized, controlled, and prohibited from migrating are heavily patterned by race. By placing race at the centre of its analysis,...

Reconstructing Solidarity

by Virginia Doellgast, Nathan Lillie & Valeria Pulignano

Work is widely thought to have become more precarious. Many people feel that unions represent the interests of protected workers in good jobs at the expense of workers with insecure employment, low pay, and...

The Oxford Handbook of Later Medieval Archaeology in Britain

by Christopher Gerrard & Alejandra Gutiérrez

The Middle Ages are all around us in Britain. The Tower of London and the castles of Scotland and Wales are mainstays of cultural tourism and an inspiring cross-section of later medieval finds can now be seen...

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

by Garrett W Brown, Iain McLean & Alistair McMillan

This bestselling dictionary contains over 1,700 entries on all aspects of politics and international relations. Written by a leading team of political scientists, it embraces the multi-disciplinary spectrum...