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A Life of Control: Stories of Living with Diabetes

by Alan L. Graber, Anne W. Brown & Kathleen Wolff

The varied personal stories of people living with diabetes and the experiences of their families and medical care providers


Not Trying: Infertility, Childlessness, and Ambivalence

by Kristin J. Wilson

Stories of how most infertile women, those who avoid medical intervention, struggle with childlessness and norms of motherhood


Open to Disruption: Time and Craft in the Practice of Slow Sociology

by Anita Garey & Rosanna Hertz

The backstage stories of the surprises, personal and professional, that disrupt research but often enrich it


The World of the John Birch Society: Conspiracy, Conservatism, and the Cold War

by D. Mulloy

The blueprint of the modern Tea Party, front and center in the John Birch Society's strongest years


Screening Neoliberalism: Transforming Mexican Cinema, 1988-2012

by Ignacio Sanchez Prado

The silver screen of Mexico, as it appears at home and abroad


Unclenching Our Fists: Abusive Men on the Journey to Nonviolence

The Federalist Society: How Conservatives Took the Law Back from Liberals

by Michael Avery & Danielle McLaughlin

Over the last thirty years, the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies has grown from a small group of disaffected conservative law students into an organization with extraordinary influence over...


Bioethics Mediation: A Guide to Shaping Shared Solutions, Revised and Expanded Edition

by Nancy Neveloff Dubler & Carol B. Liebman

A "how-to" book for clinical ethics consultants, palliative care professionals, and bioethics mediators in the most difficult situations in health care


The Secrets of the Hopewell Box: Stolen Elections, Southern Politics, and a City's Coming of Age

by James D. Squires

"Squires' . . . grandfather was a sheriff's deputy who carried a gun and a clenched fist, a man whose talk with cronies was full of references to 'sonofabitching judges' and 'goddamn niggers.' He was also, Squires...


Fighting for Their Lives: Inside the Experience of Capital Defense Attorneys

by Susannah Sheffer

How do attorneys who represent clients facing the death penalty cope with the stress and trauma of their work? Through conversations with twenty of the most experienced and dedicated post-conviction capital...


Coup: The Day the Democrats Ousted Their Governor, Put Republican Lamar Alexander in Office Early, and Stopped a Pardon Scandal

by Keel Hunt & John L. Seigenthaler

Coup is the behind-the-scenes story of an abrupt political transition, unprecedented in U.S. history. Based on 163 interviews, Hunt describes how collaborators came together from opposite sides of the political...


Doing Time for Peace: Resistance, Family, and Community

by Rosalie G. Riegle & Dan Mckanan

In this compelling collection of oral histories, more than seventy-five peacemakers describe how they say no to war-making in the strongest way possible--by engaging in civil disobedience and paying the consequences...


Dignity and Health

by Nora Jacobson

In these hard times of global financial peril and growing social inequality, injuries to dignity are pervasive. "Indignity has many faces," one man told Nora Jacobson as she conducted interviews for this book....


Making Myself at Home in a Nursing Home: Vanderbilt University Press

by Sandra J. Gaffney

Sandra Gaffney entered her first nursing home for long-term care at the unusually young age of fifty. Fourteen years earlier she had been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou...


Seeds of Change: The Story of ACORN, America's Most Controversial Anti-Poverty Community Organizing Group

by John Atlas

"There is more value on a single page of Seeds of Change than in a year's worth of Rush Limbaugh screeds combined with a lifetime of Sarah Palin sneers at community organizers." --Todd Gitlin

Seeds of Change...


Lone Wolf Terror and the Rise of Leaderless Resistance

by George Michael

On July 22, 2011, Anders Behring Breivik detonated a car bomb in downtown Oslo, Norway. He didn't stop there, traveling several hours from the city to ambush a youth camp while the rest of Norway was distracted...


Anonymous in Their Own Names: Doris E. Fleischman, Ruth Hale, and Jane Grant

by Susan Henry

Anonymous in Their Own Names recounts the lives of three women who, while working as their husbands' uncredited professional partners, had a profound and enduring impact on the media in the first half of the...


Men Who Hate Women and Women Who Kick Their Asses: Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy in Feminist Perspective

by Donna King & Carrie Lee Lee Smith

Stieg Larsson was an unabashed feminist in his personal and professional life and in the fictional world he created, but The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked...


So Far Away: A Daughter's Memoir of Life, Loss, and Love

by Christine W. Hartmann

A tale of two very different end-of-life journeys and the daughter who survived them


The Reporter's Handbook on Nuclear Materials, Energy, and Waste Management

by Michael R. Greenberg, Bernadette M. West & Karen W. Lowrie

An essential reference for journalists, activists, and students, this book presents scientifically accurate and accessible overviews of 24 of the most important issues in the nuclear realm, including: health...