Political & Social Science

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“The War of the Sexes: How Conflict and Cooperation Have Shaped Men and Women from Prehistory to the Present is definitely one book that it is quite all right to skim.”

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“. . . there can be no universal recipe for establishing oases of multicultural peace throughout every nook and cranny of our shrinking globe.

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“In every generation there are those who look back somewhat romantically ‘to the good old days; to simpler times.’ Were those times any better (less violent) than today?

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“The prevailing theme of Freaking Out is that any terrorist threat is overstated and any entity that discusses a terrorist threat has some dark ulterior motive to steer the public

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“Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots? is a vital book, highly readable and highly rewarding.

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“Trading Manny is, of course, about the heartbreak two fans feel when their love for baseball is betrayed.

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“‘Heterosexuality is historically constituted,’ she concludes, ‘and for now we believe in it. And this, too, shall pass.’”

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“According to the author the purpose of Sharp’s Dictionary of Power and Struggle is to ‘bring some degree of clarity to academic and public discussion of nonviolent action.’”

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At today’s pace something “new” comes along every hour. Our ability to respond to the new and different is what saved us from extinction.

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“. . . a useful, timely, relevant contribution.”

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When graduate students of Communication study the Ethics of Communication, it is usually in terms of Rhetoric, public presentation and, more pointedly, plagiarism, lying, and propaganda.

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“Our future depends on the Blue Revolution that Cynthia Barnett advocates, for, as the ancients knew long before modern science did, ‘Water is life.’”

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“Take our inner demons and our gooeyness for loss-aversion, add to it an ideology like nationalism (which manifest like an epidemic), and give it military high-tech and you have a dangerous

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“The contributors to this volume are all very interesting people, but one has a sneaking suspicion that they might have taken way too much LSD at some point in their carbon footprints.”

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“Informed decision making is crucial for those in positions of responsibility—such as politicians who may influence scientific and environmental policy. Mr.

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“The Palmer Raids are being cited in more and more books and articles as we turn our attention to immigration policy, and forced deportation.

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