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Meatonomics: How the Rigged Economics of Meat and Dairy Make You Consume Too Much-And How to Eat Better, Live Longer, and Spend Sma

by David Robinson Simon

Few consumers are aware of the economic forces behind the production of meat, fish, eggs, and dairy. Yet omnivore and herbivore alike, the forces of meatonomics affect us in many ways.

Most importantly, we’ve...


Dispatches from Juvenile Hall: Fixing a Failing System

by John Aarons

A revolutionary book that offers a fresh, bold approach to confronting the juvenile crime epidemic With the rise of violent crimes committed by teenagers in recent years, heated discussion has arisen over the...


The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in an Age of Diminishing Expectations

by Christopher Lasch

When The Culture of Narcissism was first published, it was clear that Christopher Lasch had identified something important: what was happening to American society in the wake of the decline of the family over...


The Great Theft

by Khaled M. Abou El Fadl & Khaled M. Abou El Fadl

Despite President George W. Bush's assurances that Islam is a peaceful religion and that all good Muslims hunger for democracy, confusion persists and far too many Westerners remain convinced that Muslims and...


White Guilt

by Shelby Steele

In 1955 the murderers of Emmett Till, a black Mississippi youth, were acquitted of their crime, undoubtedly because they were white. Forty years later, O. J. Simpson, whom many thought would be charged with...


Egypt - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

by Jailan Zayan

This revised and updated edition of Culture Smart! Egypt reveals a country in the throes of change. The largely secular revolution that started in Cairo’s Tahrir Square in January 2011 became the flagship...


The Ghosts of Mississippi: The Murder of Medgar Evers, the Trials of Bryon De La Beckwith, and the Haunting of the New South

by Maryanne Vollers

Revised and reissued with a new epilogue, the award-winning classic Ghosts of Mississippi tells the inside story of one of the most rankling murder cases of the civil rights era. In this historical page-turner,...


Out in the World: Gay and Lesbian Life from Buenos Aires to Bangkok

by Neil Miller

A journalistic account of gay and lesbian life in the diverse gay communities of Thailand, Germany, Argentina, South Africa, Australia, and other locales, sheds light on the cultural, political, and social factors...


Tom at the Farm

by Michel Marc Bouchard & Linda Gaboriau

Tom confronts the family of his deceased lover and discovers what led the man to a life of shadows.


Deceived: Facing Sexual Betrayal Lies and Secrets

by Claudia Black

Pornography, cybersex, prostitutes, voyeurism, multiple affairs. No matter their "drug" of choice, men who act out sexually leave their partners reeling in fear, rage, incredible shame, and isolation.

But there...


Two Old Women

by Velma Wallis

Based on an Athabascan Indian legend passed along for many generations from mothers to daughters of the upper Yukon River Valley in Alaska, this is the suspenseful, shocking, ultimately inspirational tale of...


Disintegration

by Eugene Robinson

Instead of one black America, today there are four.

“There was a time when there were agreed-upon 'black leaders,' when there was a clear 'black agenda,' when we could talk confidently about 'the state of black...


The Guy's Guide to Dating, Getting Hitched, and Surviving the First Year of Marriage

by Michael Crider

A prequel to Michael Crider's successful first book about fatherhood: a humorous look at the transformation from a ladies' man to his lady's main man


Assholes: A Theory

by Aaron James

In the spirit of the mega-selling On Bullshit, philosopher Aaron James presents a theory of the asshole that is both intellectually provocative and existentially necessary.

What does it mean for someone to be...


Airbrushed Nation: The Lure and Loathing of Women's Magazines

by Jennifer Nelson

Glamour. Cosmo. SELF. Ladies’ Home Journal. Vogue. In an industry that has been in a downward spiral for years, these magazines—and other women—focused magazines like them—have not only retained their readership,...


Political Economy of the Cambodian Transition

by Caroline Hughes

Cambodia underwent a triple transition in the 1990s: from war to peace, from communism to electoral democracy, and from command economy to free market. This book addresses the political economy of these transitions,...


The Politics of Ngos in Southeast Asia: Participation and Protest in the Philippines

by Gerard Clarke

The Politics of NGOs in Southeast Asia traces the history of the emergence of NGOs in the Philippines and southeast Asia and the political factors which encouraged this. The main focus is on the period from...


Correlations Between the Physical and Social Sciences

by Valentine J. Belfiglio

This monograph presents four case studies that make correlations between the physical and social sciences. Traditional, empirical, and postmodernist approaches to the study of social sciences have left many...


Gendered Justice: Intimate Partner Violence and the Criminal Justice System

by Venessa Garcia & Patrick McManimon

Gendered Justice takes a unique, multi-layered look at the various elements that factor into our understanding of domestic violence and how the criminal justice system handles situations of domestic violence....


Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference

by Cordelia Fine

“[Fine’s] sharp tongue is tempered with humor. . . . Read this book and see how complex and fascinating the whole issue is.”—The New York Times It’s the twenty-first century, and although we tried...