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Latino Stats: American Hispanics by the Numbers

by Idelisse Malavé & Esti Giordani

At a time when politics is seemingly ruled by ideology and emotion and when immigration is one of the most contentious topics, it is more important than ever to cut through the rhetoric and highlight, in numbers,...


Revising the Storm

by Geffrey Davis & Dorianne Laux

Cave Canem fellow's prize-winning collection speaks to masculinity, fatherhood, racial prejudice, and the ravages of the '80s urban crack epidemic.


The German Jews in America: A Minority within a Minority

by Gerhard Falk

Falk focuses on refugees who fled from Nazi tyranny in the 1930s, immigrated to America, and succeeded despite immense obstacles. This book includes a review of the most prominent academics that made major contributions...


Black Stats: African Americans by the Numbers in the Twenty-first Century

by Monique W. Morris & Khalil Gibran Muhammad

Black Stats—a comprehensive guide filled with contemporary facts and figures on African Americans—is an essential reference for anyone attempting to fathom the complex state of our nation. With fascinating...


An Essay on the Principle of Population

by T. R. Malthus

The first major study of population size and its tremendous importance to the character and quality of society, this classic examines the tendency of human numbers to outstrip their resources.


The Work of Play: Child Psychotherapy in Contemporary Korea

by Sheena Nahm

The Work of Play is an anthropological ethnography of children’s play therapy that examines the experiences of a group of female therapists who implemented new psychotherapeutic programs in South Korea. Drawing...


Not With a Bang But a Whimper: The Politics and Culture of Decline

by Theodore Dalrymple

Theodore Dalrymple's new book of essays follows on the extraordinary success of his earlier collections, Life at the Bottom and Our Culture, What's Left of It. No social critic today is more adept and incisive...


Materializing Poverty: How the Poor Transform Their Lives

by Erin B. Taylor

In this book, anthropologist Erin Taylor explores how residents of a squatter settlement in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, use their material resources creatively to solve everyday problems and, over a few...


The Flexible Imagination: At Work in the Transnational Corporate Offices of Jakarta, Indonesia

by William Leggett

The Flexible Imagination: At Work in the Transnational Corporate Offices of Jakarta, is a behind-the-scenes ethnography examining the social interactions between employees from different cultural and national...


American Fascism and the New Deal: The Associated Farmers of California and the Pro-Industrial Movement

by Nelson A. Pichardo Almanzar & Brian W. Kulik

Social movement theory identifies factors that can predict the success or failure of social movements; however, they have left out the influence of corporate elites. American Fascism and the New Deal makes a...


Romanians in Western Europe: Migration, Status Dilemmas, and Transnational Connections

by Remus Gabriel Anghel

This book analyzes the Romanian migration that has developed in recent years as one of the largest migration waves in Europe.


Words for a Small Planet: Ecocritical Views

by Nanette Norris, Eduardo Barros-Grela, Sylvie Housiel & Yomna Al-Abdulkareem et al.

Scholars have begun critically assessing the relationship of modern environmental science, including the study of ecology, to the creation and study of art and culture. In this volume, the voices come from around...


Fifty Plus

by Boe Workman, Bill Novelli & Steve Case

In a groundbreaking call to arms, Fifty Plus takes an important look at the seventy-eight million strong American baby boomer revolution. From age 50+ on up, Americans are now refusing to rock away their retirement...


The Next America

by Paul Taylor

The America of the near future will look nothing like the America of the recent past.

America is in the throes of a demographic overhaul. Huge generation gaps have opened up in our political and social values,...


Kids These Days

by Malcolm Harris

Millennials have been stereotyped as lazy, entitled, narcissistic, and immature. We've gotten so used to sloppy generational analysis filled with dumb clichés about young people that we've lost sight of what...


The Address Book

by Deirdre Mask

An extraordinary debut in the tradition of classic works from authors such as Mark Kurlansky, Mary Roach, and Rose George.

An exuberant and insightful work of popular history of how streets got their names, houses...


Whiteshift

by Eric Kaufmann

Whiteshift: the turbulent journey from a world of racially homogeneous white majorities to one of racially hybrid majorities

 

This is the century of whiteshift. As Western societies are becoming increasingly...


An Essay on the Principle of Population

by Thomas Malthus

Thomas Robert Malthus, an English cleric, and scholar, published anonymously  in 1798 his main work, "An Essay on the Principle of Population".

This book predicted a grim future, as population increased. While...


Imagining Religious Communities

by Jennifer B. Saunders

Imagining Religious Communities tells the story of the Gupta family through the personal and religious narratives they tell as they create and maintain their extended family and community across national borders....


The Millennial Mosaic

by Reginald W. Bibby, Joel Thiessen & Monetta Bailey

  • Reginald Bibby is the author of over two dozen books on social trends
  • All three authors are professors of sociology
  • An in-depth look at the Millennial generation as adults in Canada
  • Millennials are cast in...