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Sports Her Way: Motivating Girls to start and Stay with Sports

by Susan Wilson

Susan Wilson, a longtime coach and former college gymnastics champion, has written the practical guide for parents who want to encourage their daughters to start -- and stay with -- sports as a pathway to a...


Rocket Dreams: How the Space Age Shaped Our Vision of a World Beyond

by Marina Benjamin

In 1958, mankind's centuries-long flirtation with space flight became a torrid love affair. For a decade, tens of millions of people were enraptured -- first, by the U.S.-Soviet race to the moon, and finally,...


The Hallway Trilogy

by Adam Rapp

A harrowing trilogy from the OBIE Award-winning author of Red Light Winter.


The Advanced Genius Theory: Are They Out of Their Minds or Ahead of Their Time?

by Jason Hartley & Chuck Klosterman

Let the debate begin...

 

The Advanced Genius Theory, hatched by Jason Hartley and Britt Bergman over pizza, began as a means to explain why icons such as Lou Reed, David Bowie, and Sting seem to go from artistic...


China's Securities Market: Towards Efficient Regulation: Towards Efficient Regulation

by Jing Bian

This book provides an analysis of the development of the Chinese securities market, with special reference to the information disclosure regimes in Mainland China, the UK, and Hong Kong. It examines the listed...


Ngos in India: The Challenges of Women's Empowerment and Accountability

by Patrick Kilby

By examining how NGOs operate in Southern India in the early 2000's, this book discusses the challenges faced by small, local NGOs in the uncertain times of changing aid dynamics. The key findings focus on what...


Consumer-Citizens of China: The Role of Foreign Brands in the Imagined Future China

by Kelly Tian & Lily Dong

This book presents a comprehensive examination of Chinese consumer behaviour and challenges the previously dichotomous interpretation of the consumption of Western and non-Western brands in China. The dominant...


Social Statistics: Managing Data, Conducting Analyses, Presenting Results

by Thomas J. Linneman

Many fundamentally important decisions about our social life are a function of how well we understand and analyze DATA. This sounds so obvious but it is so misunderstood. Social statisticians struggle with this...


Okinawan War Memory: Transgenerational Trauma and the War Fiction of Medoruma Shun

by Kyle Ikeda

As one of Okinawa's most insightful writers and social critics, Medoruma Shun has highlighted the problems and limits of conventional representation of the Battle of Okinawa, raised new questions and concerns...


Contemporary Social Theory: An introduction

by Anthony Elliott

In this comprehensive, stylish and accessible introduction to contemporary social theory, Anthony Elliott examines the major social theoretical traditions. The first edition set new standards for introductory...


Stokely: A Life

by Peniel E. Joseph

Stokely Carmichael, the charismatic and controversial black activist, stepped onto the pages of history when he called for “Black Power” during a speech one humid Mississippi night in 1966. Carmichael’s...


Strategic Nonviolent Power: The Science of Satyagraha

by Mark A. Mattaini

Strategic Nonviolent Power proposes that the route to what Mohandas Gandhi described as "the undreamt of and seemingly impossible discoveries" of nonviolent resistance is the application of science. After reviewing...


Betrayal of the Spirit: My Life Behind the Headlines of the Hare Krishna Movement

by Nori J Muster & Larry D Shinn

Combining behind-the-scenes views of an often besieged religious group with a personal account of the author's struggle to find meaning in it, Betrayal of the Spirit takes the reader closer than any other source...


The Pious Ones

by Joseph Berger

Veteran New York Times journalist Joseph Berger takes us inside the fascinating, insular world of the Hasidim to explore their origins, beliefs, and struggles.

Though the Hasidic way of life was nearly extinguished...


Rage for Fame: The Ascent of Clare Booth Luce

by Sylvia Jukes Morris

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

 

“Her technique was simple: aim for the top,” an envious colleague wrote of Clare Boothe Luce. No American woman of the twentieth century aimed so accurately, or rose so far,...


Abortionist

by Rickie Solinger

Prior to Roe v. Wade, hundreds of thousands of illegal abortions occurred in the United States every year. Rickie Solinger uses the story of Ruth Barnett, an abortionist in Portland, Oregon, between 1918 and...


Fat: Culture and Materiality

by Christopher E. Forth & Alison Leitch

"Fat". In contemporary society the word never fails to elicit powerful emotions, especially as it relates to bodily health and appearance. But fat is a noun as well as an adjective and has a cultural life outside...


The Puritan Culture of America's Military: U.S. Army War Crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan

by Ronald Lorenzo

This book explores Puritanism and its continuing influence on U.S. and military law in the Global War on Terror, exploring connections between Puritanism and notions of responsibility in relation to military...


Getting Even: Why Women Don't Get Paid Like Men--And What to Do About It

by Evelyn Murphy & E.J. Graff

Are you (or a woman you love) being cheated out of 33 percent of your earnings?

If you're a woman, over your working lifetime you will lose between $700,000 and $2 million -- simply because of your sex. Is...


Religion, Space, and the Environment

by Sigurd Bergmann

Religions often nurture important skills that help believers locate themselves in the world. Religious perceptions, practices, emotions, and beliefs are closely interwoven with the environments from which they...