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How Population Change Will Transform Our World

London's Polish Borders: Transnationalizing Class and Ethnicity among Polish Migrants in London

by Michal P. Garapich

The figure of the Polish plumber or builder has long been a well-established icon of the British national imagination, uncovering the UK's collective unease with immigration from Central and Eastern Europe....


The Role of Intellectuals: In the State-Society Nexus

by Nomboniso Gasa, Z. Pallo Jordan & Mapungubwe Institute for Strat (MISTRA)

If we are to talk of a 'new' intellectual movement, the question is begged: what happened to the 'old' intellectual movement? What happened to the thinkers who inspired and led our struggle against colonialism,...


Motherhood and Single-Lone Parenting: A Twenty-First Century Perspective

by Maki Motapanyane

The 21st century sustains one significant commonality with the decades of the preceding century. The majority of individuals parenting on their own and heading one-parent families continue to be mothers. Even...


Power: Why We Want It and What to Do with It

by Dennis Toombs

This book explores human behavior in terms of power in all its manifestations across a wide spectrum. The author examines the subtle dynamics of power in interpersonal relationships as well as its overarching...


At Last We've Found You: A Transgender Triumph:An Autobiography

by Rosemary Richards

Born to Change

How do you tell a life story? Hmmmm. Well, suppose you are me and have lived two lives? Now, imagine you are writing for understanding from people, including your only surviving child? How do...


Indian-Made: Navajo Culture in the Marketplace, 1868-1940

by Erika Bsumek

Ralph Emerson Twitchell Award

New Mexico Book Award

In works of silver and wool, the Navajos have established a unique brand of American craft. And when their artisans were integrated into the American economy...


The Half-Blood Indian

by Franz Boas

This early work by Franz Boas was originally published in 1894 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Half-Blood Indian' is an anthropometric study on the mixing of races...


The Methods of Ethnology

by Franz Boas

This early work by Franz Boas was originally published in 1920 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Methods of Ethnology' is a work on the techniques of anthropology....


Half a Man - The Status of the Negro in New York - With a Forword by Franz Boas

by Mary White Ovington

This early work by Mary White Ovington was originally published in 1911 and features a foreword by Franz Boas . 'Half a Man' is an anthropological work on the status of black people in society. Franz Boas was...


Are We Really Crabs in a Barrel?: The Truth and Other Insights About the African American Community

by Rodney D Smith

Are We Really Crabs in a Barrel challenges a long-held belief that has permeated the African American community that suggests that Blacks, generally, are not supportive of each other. Author and educator, Rodney...


The Voyeur's Motel

by Gay Talese

On January 7, 1980, in the run-up to the publication of his landmark bestseller Thy Neighbor’s Wife, Gay Talese received an anonymous letter from a man in Colorado. “Since learning of your long awaited study...


Tong Wars: The Untold Story of Vice, Money, and Murder in New York's Chinatown

by Scott D. Seligman

A mesmerizing true story of money, murder, gambling, prostitution, and opium: the Chinese gang wars that engulfed New York’s Chinatown from the 1890s through the 1930s.

Nothing had worked. Not threats or negotiations,...


Popular Contention, Regime, and Transition

Islam and International Relations: Exploring Community and the Limits of Universalism

by Faiz Sheikh

Questions how we conceive the ‘international’ of IR by constructing a normative political Islam to critique the universalising tendencies of core concepts, such as liberal individualism and the primacy of...


#NOW: The Surprising Truth About the Power of Now

by Max McKeown

Do you ever feel stressed? Of course you do. One way we cope is to lower expectations, but we miss what may make us stronger. This book offers valuable insights into an alternative. You can choose to nurture...


Stand By Your Manhood

by Peter Lloyd

Men are brilliant. Being a man is brilliant. Seriously, it is. Except for penile dysmorphia, circumcision, paying the bill, becoming a weekend father, critics who've been hating on us for, well, pretty much...


The Fangirl Life: A Guide to All the Feels and Learning How to Deal

by Kathleen Smith

Are You a Fangirl?

   • Do you survive boring classes or meetings by imagining your favorite TV couple making out?

   • Have you posted a lengthy diatribe on the Internet defending a fictional character?...


Japanese Tattoos: History * Culture * Design

by Brian Ashcraft & Hori Benny

Thinking of getting a Japanese-style tattoo? Want to avoid a permanent mistake? Japanese Tattoos is an insider's look at the world of Japanese irezumi (tattoos).

Japanese Tattoos explains the imagery featured...


Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything

by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

“Her book, as if she were a marine biologist, is a deep dive...Perhaps the highest praise I can give Seinfeldia is that it made me want to buy a loaf of marbled rye and start watching again, from the beginning.”...