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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...


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...


The Global Gag Rule and Women's Reproductive Health

by Yana van der Meulen Rodgers

Foreign assistance by the United States is tangled with domestic politics, and perhaps this is most clear in relation to funding for health and family planning. The long arm of U.S. domestic politics has reached...


The New America: New Edition

by Mark Little

The US is being transformed. Little follows millions of 21st-century pioneers to a new frontier in the West. In the sprawling new cities of the Sun Belt states, he chronicles the people and places which have...


Transformative Student Experiences in Higher Education

by Michael G. Strawser, Trey Lewis, Carolyn Baum & James D. Breslin et al.

Transformative Student Experiences in Higher Education: Meeting the Needs of the 21st Century Student and Modern Workplace presents a thorough consideration of the role, use, and implications of transformative...


Demography: A Very Short Introduction

by Sarah Harper

The generation into which each person is born, the demographic composition of that cohort, and its relation to those born at the same time in other places influences not only a person's life chances, but also...


Jewish Family

by Alex Pomson & Randal F. Schnoor

In Jewish Family: Identity and Self-Formation at Home Alex Pomson and Randal F. Schnoor advance a new appreciation for the deep significance of Jewish family in developing Jewish identity. This book is the result...


America and Its Rivals

by Michael D. Dulberger

How does the United States compare when objectively measured shoulder-to-shoulder against the world’s two most influential autocracies? This full-color book provides a solid foundation to enable the reader...