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Unequal Foundations

by Steven Hitlin & Sarah K. Harkness

Unequal Foundations offers readers a novel theory and a unique use of cross-cultural data to assert that the level of economic inequality in a society is reflected in the emotional experience of its members....


Globalization and American Popular Culture

by Lane Crothers

Now in a fully revised and updated edition, this concise and insightful book explores the ways American popular products such as movies, music, television programs, fast food, sports, and even clothing styles...


Research Methods in Anthropology

by H. Russell Bernard

Research Methods in Anthropology is the standard textbook for methods classes in anthropology. Written in Russ Bernard’s unmistakable conversational style, this guide has launched tens of thousands of students...


Deep Inequality: Understanding the New Normal and How to Challenge It

by Earl Wysong & Robert Perrucci

Deep Inequality looks behind statistics to understand not only wealth inequality but also rising disparities in other elements of life—from education to the media. The authors argue that inequality has become...


Deep Inequality

by Earl Wysong & Robert Perrucci

Forbes reports that the richest 1 percent of the world’s population owns nearly half the world’s wealth, and the gap between the richest and poorest of the world only continues to increase. Deep Inequality...


Let's Eat

by Lori Stein & Ronald H. Isaacs

The food that Jewish people eat is part of our connection to our faith, culture, and history. Not only is Jewish food comforting and delicious, it’s also a link to every facet of Judaism. By learning about...


White Middle-Class Men in Rio de Janeiro

by Valeria Ribeiro Corossacz

White Middle-Class Men in Rio de Janeiro: The Making of a Dominant Subject investigates what it means to be classified as a white person and a man in a society that is known for its valorization of racial mixing...


Tales of Bialystok

by Charles Zachariah Goldberg & Phyllis Goldberg Ross

Charles Zachariah Goldberg left Bialystok in 1906 at the age of 20 in the aftermath of a deadly pogrom in Bialystok, then a part of Czarist Russia.  Published later in life, living in Connecticut, these are...


Women and the War on Boko Haram

by Hilary Matfess

For over a decade, Boko Haram has waged a campaign of terror across northeastern Nigeria. In 2014, the kidnapping of 276 girls in Chibok shocked the world, giving rise to the #BringBackOurGirls movement. Yet...


The Populist Persuasion

by Michael Kazin

In The Populist Persuasion, the distinguished historian Michael Kazin guides readers through the expressions of conflict between powerful elites and "the people" that have run through our civic life, filling...


The Souls of Black Folk

by W. E. B. Du Bois

This landmark book is a founding work in the literature of black protest. W. E. B. Du Bois (1868–1963) played a key role in developing the strategy and program that dominated early 20th-century black protest...


Sex Rules!

by Janice Z. Brodman

• Janice will market the book widely using her rich “multiplier network” of people who can contact tens of thousands of others. This network includes media travel gurus like Richard Bangs, award-winning...


Unscrewed: Women, Sex, Power, and How to Stop Letting the System Screw Us All

by Jaclyn Friedman

An urgent account of sexual politics, feminism, and the rules of power in America-and a potent vision for the way forward

As a veteran feminist and agenda-setting sex educator, Jaclyn Friedman is on the frontlines...


Authentically Black and Truly Catholic: The Rise of Black Catholicism in the Great Migration

by Matthew J. Cressler

Explores the contentious debates among Black Catholics about the proper relationship between religious practice and racial identity  Chicago has been known as the Black Metropolis. But before the Great Migration,...


The Contentious Public Sphere

by Ya-Wen Lei

Since the mid-2000s, public opinion and debate in China have become increasingly common and consequential, despite the ongoing censorship of speech and regulation of civil society. How did this happen? In The...


Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship

by Gregory Boyle

In a moving example of unconditional love in dif­ficult times, the Jesuit priest and bestselling author of Tattoos on the Heart, Gregory Boyle, shares what three decades of working with gang members in Los...


Japan Traveler's Companion

by Rob Goss

Richly illustrated with hundreds of color photos, Japan Traveler's Companion delves beyond the gaze of traditional guidebooks to uncover the country's rich culinary traditions, pop culture, Samurai heritage,...


Madison Park

by Eric L. Motley & Walter Isaacson

Welcome to Madison Park, a small community in Alabama founded by freed slaves in 1880. And meet Eric Motley, a native son who came of age in this remarkable place where constant lessons in self-determination,...


From Conflict to Inclusion in Housing

by Graham Cairns, Georgios Artopoulos & Kirsten Day

Socio-political views on housing have been brought to the fore in recent years by global economic crises, a notable rise of international migration and intensified trans-regional movement phenomena. Adopting...


Church Planting in Post-Christian Soil

by Christopher James

National headlines regularly herald the decline of Christianity in the United States, citing historically low levels of confidence in organized religion, drops in church attendance, church closures, and the...