Political & Social Science

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“Although its parts are fine, their sum does not quite add up to what we expect in a book by Gladwell.”

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Fully Automated Luxury Communism is an accessible, intelligent, and profoundly optimistic text with the potential to spark a revolution.”

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“For those with an interest in American social and cultural history, this is a well-written, insightful, and incisive work that provides much to consider on a longtime controversial issue.”

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The Ungrateful Immigrant soars when Nayeri tells her own story. . . . It’s a moving exploration of the lasting impact of losing one’s country.”

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“The West needs to overcome its amnesia with respect to Maoism’s global ambitions. Lovell’s study of Maoism as a global history could not be more timely.”

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“Robin Marty and Jessica Mason Pieklo make clear that the likely end of Roe v Wade is at hand and involved more than the end of Roe.” 

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Empire of Borders provides fundamental, essential information about the current human situation at the borders.”  

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“In Me the People, Nadia Urbinati has produced an exceptional scholarly work on a highly relevant socio-political phenomenon.”

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“Jennifer Silva serves as much as an academic scholar as a personal therapist, and a reader has to ask how she could endure the endless suffering experienced by her all-too-honest subjects.

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“Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator is short, easy to read, and quickly gets to the point, while avoiding many of the questions any astute reader might raise.

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Imagine that you begin your dream doctoral program and immediately find a professor generous with his mentoring time.

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“We need a change in our healthcare system now.

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“This is a book about young Muslim men growing up in the United States,” writes Professor John O’Brien, who teaches sociology at New York University Abu Dhabi.

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“Lebanese-British journalist Zahra Hankir has gifted us with these women’s experiences and their voices.”

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“We need anthropology now more than ever. As Ruth Benedict once noted prophetically, ‘The purpose of anthropology is to make the world safe for human difference.’”

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“it is difficult to overstate the importance of the perspectives and arguments that Michael Kaufmann offers in The Time Has Come.”

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Many young teens turn rebellious as they grow up. They're trying to gain their own individuality to become independent, and many times they do this by bucking the system.

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“provides an interesting juxtaposition of continuities and change . . . of maritime piracy . . .”

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In Pain is a fascinating and engrossing read for anybody who aspires to be an educated consumer of healthcare.

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The anthology Considering Class: Theory, Culture and the Media in the 21st Century, provides invaluable perspectives on the working class at this critical historical time.

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“This political environment, in which the separation of church and state is treated as a kind of heresy rather than the real rock upon which our government stands, is what makes the timing

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“Music expresses the soul of a nation and illustrates its moods and contradictions from one era to another across time.”

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“This is a book rich in detail. Its tone is neutral. It doesn’t give the impression that the author wishes to see the CIA abolished, merely controlled.”

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“Surrogate Warfare is a well-researched and thorough study of surrogate warfare.

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“Democracy in the United States as well as many other countries is also threatened by the corruption fostered by kleptocracy.

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