Political & Social Science

“A handbook for activists on the front lines as well as a reference for academics and journalists, Kimball’s book shows how new words and meanings invited “everyday people” into the policy-

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Health Communism serves as a wake-up call for the dehumanization of healthcare delivery.”

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Joshua Frank’s ballsy tell-all of the Hanford pillaging of the American people’s pocketbooks, while as the same time, never achieving the one objective the government contractors were hired to do—e

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“A duo of enabling events opened the door to the descent into legal unprofessionalism, starting with a Supreme Court decision that permitted lawyers to advertise, at least on a limited basi

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“This volume will be of certain interest to anyone trying to examine what has changed in warfare and where these trends might for in the near future.”

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“Beevor, who has written acclaimed books about the Second World War, presents a richly detailed account of the momentous four years of Russian history between 1917 and 1921.”

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Unshaved: Resistance and Revolution in Women’s Body Hair Politics deals with compliance with cultural norms of body hair removal—largely on the basis of data from American women— and the e

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“A Death on W Street is a brutal look at the damage a lie can do to people’s lives as well as to institutions that we, as Americans, revere—or at least should reve

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Anyone who cares about American politics, democracy, or the Constitution needs to read Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College?

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“‘The scientific man does not aim for an immediate result. . . . His duty is to lay the foundation for those who are to come, and point the way.

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“Tesla: Wizard at War tells of the process in which ideas—even if dismissed or of questionable credibility—develop.”

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There is something wrong with contemporary liberal democracy, especially in the United States.

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“Often viciously funny, this book is a breezy balm for the anti-Trump crowd.”

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“without an ability for a nation to protect an objective truth that all political tribes can agree on, there is a substantial challenge in maintaining a healthy American democracy.”

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Why We Fight is a tour de force of superb social science.”

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“Ways and Means represents nonfiction writing at its best, using an easy prose to enlighten with thought provoking, sometimes controversial, ideas from the very beginning.”

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“The Color of Abolition proves an invaluable addition to abolitionist history, which has grown immeasurably richer in recent years.”

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We Should All Be Feminists: A Guided Journal is, really, a course about the world, as it is, as it has been, as it could be if we would finally see clearly the extent of the damage that pa

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“The question a critical reader must ask while carefully considering this thought-provoking book is whether the US is on the verge of a civil war.”

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“So many individuals and groups from throughout the United States came to rest, like a magnet attracted to steel, into the aftermath of the tragedy in Pittsburgh – just to pay their respect

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“a rich and varied portrait of Israel . . .”

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“This is a long but never less than gripping book, though the rich examples are stronger than the analysis they feed.”

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