Political & Social Science

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Andi Zeisler, cofounder and creative director of the non-profit organization Bitch Media, sets out her stall in her introduction, reminding us that the point of the magazine Bitch was “to

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It is this kind of insight . . . that makes [Traister’s] important work a significant addition to the literature of sociology and women’s studies.”

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“one line in the book . . . perhaps sums up the vast journey . . . 'a gun gives that ultimate edge of authority to someone who lacks it through intelligence alone.'”

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The War on Alcohol retells the story of Prohibition with a cocktail of case studies, legal analysis, and a broad scope.”

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In a world obsessed with productivity, it is timely to read a book that tells us who is likely to be productive and why. 

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Nick Licata, who served four terms on the Seattle City Council, has written a book that proclaims to help educate people on how to become citizen activists but is rather a more local and autobiogra

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This book addresses the issue of societal transformation “from male to female dominance” drawing on a range of statistical sources, publications, and anecdotal experiences, plus eight stories “from

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While academic readers interested in celebrity studies will want to pick up this slim volume, readers should be aware that the references made will be to primarily Indian culture and will be lost o

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The answer isn’t 42. At least, that’s not sociology professor Paul Froese’s conclusion. Readers having an existential crisis will want to read this book.

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Minh-ha Pham has taken a somewhat innocuous topic and tried to make it a Major Topic.

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“Family Secrets resonates with authenticity, and makes us look deep within ourselves and our sanitized domestic histories . . .”

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“written accessibly and intelligently, without hyperbole . . . a sincere work of scholarship . . .”

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Meera Subramanian, in her book A River Runs Again, poses the problem of the state of India’s ecology and its decline since the 1950s and the Green Revolution.

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Race remains the predominant discourse of modern life.

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Africa Uprising is a book for political scientists by political scientists Adam Branch and Zachariah Mampilly.

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Yes, we are in the midst of an American oil boom, one that helps explain the precipitous decline in gasoline prices over the second half of 2014, as well as an only modest rebound so far in 2015.

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“The case Dr. Zayas makes for immigration reform is compelling . . .”

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Dreamland stands as a model of meticulous investigative reporting . . .”

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“Poignant sometimes to point of inducing tears, Be Safe, Love Mom is not easy reading.”

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