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Is Marriage for White People?: How the African American Marriage Decline Affects Everyone

by Ralph Richard Banks

A distinguished Stanford law professor examines the steep decline in marriage rates among the African American middle class, and offers a paradoxical-nearly incendiary-solution.

Black women are three times...


A History of Women in America

by Carol Hymowitz & Michaele Weissman

From colonial to modern-day times this narrative history, incorporating first-person accounts, traces the development of women's roles in America. Against the backdrop of major historical events and movements,...


The Future of the Race

by Henry Louis Jr Gates & Cornel West

Almost one-hundred years ago, W.E.B. Du Bois proposed the notion of the "talented tenth," an African American elite that would serve as leaders and models for the larger black community. In this unprecedented...


AA to Z: An Addictionary of the 12-Step Culture

by Christopher Cavanaugh

What does a codependent say to his mate when he wakes up?  

"Good  morning, how am I?"

--Overheard at a Codependents Anonymous meeting

Throughout the world today, more than two million alcoholics and hundreds...


Cooking with Cannabis: The Most Effective Methods of Preparing Food and Drink with Marijuana, Hashish, and Hash Oil Third E

by Adam Gottlieb

Cooking with Cannabis includes everything from soup to nuts. The epicurean marijuana enthusiast combines altered consciousness with good taste. Includes tasty recipes for boiling, baking, sauteeing, jellying,...


Letters to Penthouse IV: They Stop at Nothing - and They Tell It All!

by Penthouse International

Fiction may be fun, but nowhere is fact more stimulating, satisfying, and real than in the letters to Penthouse magazine. Here, as told in their own uninhibited words, is the state of the union between men and...


Down to Earth Sociology: 14th Edition: Introductory Readings, Fourteenth Edition

by James M. Henslin

For thirty-five years and through thirteen editions, Jim Henslin's Down to Earth Sociology has opened new windows onto the social realities that shape our world. Now in its fourteenth edition, the most popular...


Eating the Dinosaur

by Chuck Klosterman

After a bestselling and acclaimed diversion into fiction, Chuck Klosterman, author of Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, returns to the form in which he’s been spectacularly successful with a collection of essays...


Black Pearls

by Eric V. Copage

Eric V. Copage's Black Pearls is an extraordinary book of inspirational thoughts and practical advice for African-Americans. The 365 quotes that begin each day's entry range from African proverbs to wisdom from...


Jewish Rhetorics: History, Theory, Practice

by Michael Bernard-Donals & Janice W. Fernheimer

Addresses the plurality of Jewish approaches to rhetoric and traditions from ancient times to the present day


Headscarf: The Day Turkey Stood Still

by Richard Peres

"Headscarved women are here, they are not going away, and they are maybe growing in number and they want to participate in public life," Merve Kavakci, 2010. Can the wearing of an Islamic headscarf ever be reconciled...


Stand By Your Manhood: A Game-Changer for Modern Men

by Peter Lloyd

Men are brilliant. Being a man is brilliant. Seriously, it is. Except for penile dysmorphia, circumcision, paying the bill, becoming a weekend father, critics who’ve been hating on us for, well, pretty much...


Explaining Islamist Insurgencies: The Case of al-Jamaah al-Islamiyyah and the Radicalisation of the Poso Conflict, 2000¿¿¿2007

by Muhammad Tito Karnavian

Since 9/11 many books have been published on Islamic terrorism, but few of these have considered the issue from the perspective of strategic studies or in terms of an “insurgency.” As a result, much of this...


Women in Weimar Fashion: Discourses and Displays in German Culture, 1918-1933

by Mila Ganeva

In the Weimar Republic, fashion was not only manipulated by the various mass media -- film, magazines, advertising, photography, and popular literature -- but also emerged as a powerful medium for women's self-expression....


Bonds

by Grant. D. Tomson

The world as we know it, has changed. A global cataclysmic event has wiped out 95% of the population resulting in the total ruin of our infrastructures. A group of six friends struggle for day to day survival...


Arrival City: How the Largest Migration in History Is Reshaping Our World

by Doug Saunders

Look around: the largest migration in human history is under way. For the first time ever, more people are living in cities than in rural areas. Between 2007 and 2050, the world’s cities will have absorbed...


Advances in Biographical Methods: Creative Applications

by Maggie O'Neill, Brian Roberts & Andrew Sparkes

Rooted in a long and diverse genealogy, biographical approaches have developed from a focus upon a single story, a 'life story' and personal documents (e.g. diaries), to encompass (more routinely) autobiographical...


Foodies, Second Edition: Democracy and Distinction in the Gourmet Foodscape

by Josee Johnston & Shyon Baumann

This important cultural analysis tells two stories about food. The first depicts good food as democratic. Foodies frequent 'hole in the wall' ethnic eateries, appreciate the pie found in working-class truck...


In Solidarity: Friendship, Family, and Activism Beyond Gay and Straight

by Lisa Tillmann

In Solidarity: Friendship, Family, and Activism Beyond Gay and Straight shows what being an ally (in this case to LGBTQ+ persons and communities) requires, means, and does. Through prose, poetry, performance...


Colonization and Domestic Service: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

by Victoria K. Haskins & Claire Lowrie

This groundbreaking book brings together two key themes that have not been addressed together previously in any sustained way: domestic service and colonization. Colonization offers a rich and exciting new paradigm...