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Andrew Young: Civil Rights Ambassador

by Andrew J. DeRoche

Andrew Young: Civil Rights Ambassador explores the rising influence of race in foreign relations as it examines the contributions of this African American activist, politician, and diplomat to U.S. foreign policy....


The Black College Mystique

by Richard J. Reddick, Charles V. Willie & Ronald Brown

This study discussses the ways in which Black colleges can be of help to non-Blacks (including white students) who can benefit from the unique kind of education offered by such schools. It compares the culture...


Gender, Justice, and the Wars in Iraq: A Feminist Reformulation of Just War Theory

by Laura Sjoberg

Gender, Justice, and the Wars in Iraq offers a feminist critique and reconstruction of just war theory. It points out gender biases in the just war tradition and suggests alternative jus ad bellum and jus in...


Tally's Corner: A Study of Negro Streetcorner Men

by Elliot Liebow, Charles Lemert & William Julius Wilson

The first edition of Tally's Corner, a sociological classic, was the first compelling response to the culture of poverty thesis—that the poor are different and, according to conservatives, morally inferior—and...


Social Problems across the Life Course

by Helena Z. Lopata & Judith A. Levy

The human life course is filled with and subject to a wide range of personal difficulties, many of which are shared by others. Social Problems across the Life Course offers accessible readings that examine the...


The Real Drug Abusers

by Fred Leavitt

This eye-opening book richly documents disturbing trends in Western medicine and urges readers toward a broader understanding of drug use and abuse.


The Public Intellectual: Between Philosophy and Politics

by Richard M. Zinman, Jerry Weinberger & Arthur M. Melzer

The editors bring together a wide variety of noted scholars to discuss the characteristics, nature, and role of public thinkers. By looking at scholarly life in the West, this work explores the relationship...


Rural Social Work: Building and Sustaining Community Capacity

by T. Laine Scales, Calvin L. Streeter & H. Stephen Cooper

A thoughtful text integrating strengths, assets, and capacity-building themes with contemporary issues in rural social work practice

Now in its second edition, Rural Social Work is a collection of contributed...


In the Know: The Classic Guide to Being Cultured and Cool

by Nancy MacDonell

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


All about the Beat: Why Hip-Hop Can't Save Black America

by John McWhorter

The bestselling commentator, hailed for his frank and fearless arguments on race, imparts a scathing look at the hypocrisy of hip-hop-and why its popularity proves that black America must overhaul its politics....


X Saves the World: How Generation X Got the Shaft but Can Still Keep Everything from Sucking

by Jeff Gordinier

Read Jeff Gordinier's posts on the Penguin Blog

In this simultaneously hilarious and incisive "manifesto for a generation that's never had much use for manifestos," Gordinier suggests that for the first time...


A Blue Hand: The Tragicomic, Mind-Altering Odyssey of Allen Ginsberg, a Holy Fool, a Lost Muse, a Dharma Bum, and His Prickly Bride in India

by Deborah Baker

In this engrossing new piece of Beat history, Pulitzer Prize finalist Deborah Baker takes us back to the moment when America's edgiest writers looked to India for answers as India looked to the West. It was...


Concrete Reveries: Consciousness and the City

by Mark Kingwell

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


Big Disconnect: The Story of Technology and Loneliness

by Giles Slade

Smart phones and social media sites may be contemporary fixations, but using technology to replace face-to-face interactions is not a new cultural phenomenon. Throughout our history, intimacy with machines has...


50 Popular Beliefs That People Think Are True

by Guy P. Harrison

Maybe you know someone who swears by the reliability of psychics or who is in regular contact with angels. Or perhaps you're trying to find a nice way of dissuading someone from wasting money on a homeopathy...


Repairing the Athlete's Image: Studies in Sports Image Restoration

by Joseph R. Blaney, Lance Lippert & Scott J. Smith

This book presents case studies of various athletes, sports, and public relations scenarios with prescriptive advice for those attempting to repair athletic reputations. This invaluable study is an essential...


One Perfect Day: The Selling of the American Wedding

by Rebecca Mead

Astutely observed and deftly witty, One Perfect Day masterfully mixes investigative journalism and social commentary to explore the workings of the wedding industry?an industry that claims to be worth $160 billion...


The Pleasures of the Text: Violette Leduc and Reader Seduction

by Elizabeth Locey

This provocative reading of 'scandalous' French woman writer Violette Leduc-heralded as a great by Beauvoir, Sartre, Genet, Camus-erodes the divide between body and text in erotic literature. In The Pleasures...


The End of Money: Counterfeiters, Preachers, Techies, Dreamers--and the Coming Cashless Society

by David Wolman

From Wired magazine contributing editor and award-winning journalist David Wolman—the story of the end of money as we know it


Culture Jam

by Kalle Lasn

America is no longer a country but a multimillion-dollar brand, says Kalle Lasn and his fellow "culture jammers". The founder of Adbusters magazine, Lasn aims to stop the branding of America by changing the...