By usual publishing standards, this new edition of a 1971 book shouldn’t exist and shouldn’t be relevant today.
“Is a baby a commodity? Is pregnancy and childbirth work? Is raising a child a job?”
Hal Brands and Charles Edsel, distinguished professors with real world experience in the US Department of State, present what they and others see as lessons drawn from the glory and demise of Athen
“Thin Blue Lie fails to convince us that ‘technologies adopted by law enforcement have actually made policing worse . .
In a rather lengthy introduction Orgad justifies her choosing as her study population privileged, educated, heterosexual, mostly middle class, mostly white, full-time stay-at-home mothers in single
“Marijuana dependency is a real thing, and this book uses big data to highlight the shocking fact that ‘every day in 2014 almost 250 people showed up at emergency rooms all over the United
“The heart of the book . . .
Kashmir has been a conflict zone since 1989. Nation-states have the power to nip idealism in the bud. Vested interests play a role in keeping conflict simmering.
“The Case for Trump, . . .
“The night a stone-fisted neo-barbarian would beat her to gashes and aches everlasting.”
“Higher education in America is being rapidly reshaped under conditions of unprecedented volatility.* The very notion of the university as a public good is under wholesale siege.
“In documenting this country’s fateful journey from slavery through thwarted Reconstruction to segregation, Luxenberg paints on a broad canvas, elegantly narrating several captivating and s
“A clarion call for reform of a failed, wasteful, and heartless model of disaster relief which is self-serving rather than at the service of humanity.”
“Marc Weitzmann has given us a blueprint of dangerous religious hatred that harkens to the Holocaust, with a promise of terror yet to come.”
“Chancer’s study is well-intentioned and well-argued, but does it answer the fundamental challenge it poses: Is it possible to ‘take back a revolution’?”
“A wall cannot be built to stop immigration. We have to learn to make the best of it.”
“Marty’s Handbook for a Post-Roe America is all the more important.”
“Placeless People delves deeply into the philosophy of human rights but with easy prose and a structure that would give anyone pause when thinking about our times.
“In brisk, vigorous, precise prose honed over decades of daily newspaper work, Gilliam paints a vivid portrait of the obstacles she faced as a black woman breaking multiple barriers in the
“Identity is an important contribution to the conversation on this timely and important topic.
“It’s not just the cliffhangers that make Thirst a hard book to put down.”
“Holtzman is courageous in writing this book. It certainly won’t win her a White House invitation to the Christmas Party.
The future is inescapably the past, or so it often seems in What Future.
“Stability is out, revolution is in, so are the Islamists, identity politics are a jumble, women and their bodies remain repressed, violence or its threat is endemic, corruption is all arou
“Identity Crisis is a good primer on the 2016 election, though it will not resolve debates about the relative importance of economic and racial factors and how the