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Federal Planning and Historic Places: The Section 106 Process

by Thomas F. King

Section 106. A critical section of an obscure law, the National Preservation Act. It has saved thousands of historic sites, archeological sites, buildings, and neighborhoods across the country from destruction...


In Search of Naunny's Grave: Age, Class, Gender and Ethnicity in an American Family

by Nick Trujillo

Collecting narratives of his grandmother's life, communication researcher NickTrujillo learns how family members use stories to define the family's sense of itself and create collective views on intergenerational...


Taking Care: Lessons from Mothers with Disabilities

by Mary Grimley Mason & Linda Long-Bellil

Taking Care, based on twenty-six interviews and other autobiographical narratives, challenges the negative stereotypes about mothers with disabilities. These women’s stories tell of their successes despite...


Enhancing India-ASEAN Connectivity

by Ted Osius & Raja C. Mohan

Twenty years ago, India launched its “Look East” policy. For most of those 20 years, Myanmar’s isolation, mistrust between India and its neighbors, and poor infrastructure connectivity hindered the development...


True Places: A Lowcountry Preacher, His Church, and His People

by Stanley F. Lanzano

True Places is an emotionally charged photographic documentary of the lives of evangelical pastor Floyd Knowlin and his close-knit African American congregations who live, work, and worship in a rural stretch...


The New World Power: American Foreign Policy, 1898-1917

by Robert E. Hannigan

"Straightforward enough to serve as a useful textbook and thorough enough to engage expert readers. . . . Intelligent, readable, and thoughtful."—Foreign Affairs


Youthscapes: The Popular, the National, the Global

by Elisabeth Soep, Sunaina Maira & George Lipsitz

A study of youth culture worldwide and its influence on popular cultural practices, national ideologies, and global markets.


The Phenomenon of Torture: Readings and Commentary

by William F. Schulz & Juan E. Méndez

Torture is the most widespread human rights crime in the modern world, practiced in more than one hundred countries, including the United States. How could something so brutal, almost unthinkable, be so prevalent?...


An Uncertain Glory: India and its Contradictions

by Jean Drèze & Amartya Sen

When India became independent in 1947 after two centuries of colonial rule, it immediately adopted a firmly democratic political system, with multiple parties, freedom of speech, and extensive political rights....


Rethinking the Great Depression

by Gene Smiley

Synthesizing new economic research of recent decades, the author offers new insights and some surprising conclusions about the Great Depression.


50 Things You're Not Supposed to Know: Volume 2

by Russ Kick

Ever feel like you’re being kept in the dark? Do you feel like the facts and history you rely on might not be the truth, the whole truth and nothing but?

Russ Kick delivers a second round of stunning information,...


50 American Revolutions You're Not Supposed to Know: Reclaiming American Patriotism

by Michael Zezima

Since when was it unpatriotic to dissent? Why is it “un-American” to question our government’s policies? And how did the Far Right manage to claim the flag exclusively for itself?

A book that the country...


Why Do People Hate America?

by Ziauddin Sardar & Merryl Wyn Davies

The controversial bestseller that caused huge waves in the UK! The Independent calls it "required reading." Noam Chomsky says it "contains valuable information that we should know, over here, for our own good,...


Abuse Your Illusions: The Disinformation Guide to Media Mirages and Establishment Lies

by Russ Kick & Richard Metzger

The third of Russ Kick’s bestselling Disinformation Guides gathers another all-star line-up of exposés:

  • Juries have ruled in recent trials that Watergate was really about a Democratic Party prostitution ring....


Voices of Courage: Selected Stories from Muslima: Muslim Women's Art & Voices

by International Museum of Women

Voices of Courage is a selection of interviews and artwork included in the International Museum of Women's online exhibition "Muslima: Muslim Women's Art & Voices." The women included in this anthology are examples...


The Other African Americans: Contemporary African and Caribbean Families in the United States

by Yoku Shaw-Taylor & Steven A. Tuch

Despite their growing presence, research on Caribbean and, especially, African immigrants has been scant. The scarcity of writings on these "other" African Americans contributes to the invisibility of these...


The Huk Rebellion: A Study of Peasant Revolt in the Philippines

by Benedict J. Kerkvliet

Newly available with an updated bibliographic essay, this highly acclaimed work explores the Huk rebellion, a momentous peasant revolt in the Philippines. Unlike prevailing top-down analysis, Kerkvliet seeks...


Scandinavia in World Politics

by Christine Ingebritsen

This clear and engaging text offers a sustained appraisal of Scandinavia's foreign policy and role in the global economy in the post-Cold War period.


Preventive Measures: Building Risk Assessment and Crisis Early Warning Systems

by Ted Robert Gurr, John L. Davies & Adeel Ahmed

State failure, ethnopolitical war, genocide, famine, and refugee flows are variants of a type of complex political and humanitarian crisis, exemplified during the 1990s in places like Somalia, Bosnia, Liberia,...


Not Monsters: Analyzing the Stories of Child Molesters

by Pamela D. Schultz

What could possibly motivate a person to molest a child? In search of insights, Not Monsters documents the stories of nine convicted child molesters through one-on-one interviews, listening to what offenders...