Political & Social Science

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

“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.’”

Reviewed by: 

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.

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

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.

Reviewed by: 

“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

Reviewed by: 

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

Author(s):
Reviewed by: 

“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.”

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

“Throughout The Queer Art of Failure, Ms. Halberstam holds a mirror up to our culture, albeit one that is, from time to time, a bit fogged by the warmth of her own breath.

Reviewed by: 

“This book does what books like this should: provoke thought and conversation in addressing issues that are highly uncomfortable.

Reviewed by: 

“The evolution and revolution of liberal thought is chronicled in this well-written book about how we got to where we are today. . . .

Reviewed by: 

“[Dr. Kornfield] addresses an audience impatient with platitudes, one that understands that the Buddhist path offers no shortcuts.

Reviewed by: 

“The Maid’s Daughter: Living Inside and Outside the American Dream is a riveting read for both academics and laypersons.

Reviewed by: 

“If there is something [John McWhorter] doesn’t do well, we won’t find it in his new work, What Language Is . . .

Reviewed by: 

In 2005, the CW television network debuted a paranormal series that followed the adventures of two brothers, Sam and Dean Winchester, who travel the country fighting the forces of darkness.

Reviewed by: 

“Author McDermott’s book is not a duplication of ‘the same old, same old.’ It is a noble effort to advance the common understanding of the variables at play in this complicated and importan

Reviewed by: 

“An astute, vigorous, and candid participant-observer who seeks to radicalize the conditions by which Arab men and women can find satisfying, secular, and sensible lives together.”

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

Former Ambassador and U.S. Special Envoy on Afghanistan Peter Tomsen’s first book has much to commend it.

Reviewed by: 

“This ‘Net backlash’—not withstanding our current communications shift—is revving up to full gear.

Reviewed by: 

“This is the best book of the year. . . . If you read one work of nonfiction a year, make this the one.”

Pages