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Safe Spaces, Brave Spaces

by John Palfrey The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

How the essential democratic values of diversity and free expression can coexist on campus.

Safe spaces, trigger warnings, microaggressions, the disinvitation of speakers, demands to rename campus landmarks—debate...


Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets!

by Sasha Costanza-Chock The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

An exploration of social movement media practices in an increasingly complex media ecology, through richly detailed cases of immigrant rights activism.

For decades, social movements have vied for attention from...


The Future of Thinking

by Zoë Marie Jones, David Theo Goldberg & Cathy N. Davidson The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

Over the past two decades, the way we learn has changed dramatically. We have new sources of information and new ways to exchange and to interact with information. But our schools and the way we teach have remained...


Privacy on the Line

by Susan Landau & Whitfield Diffie The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

A penetrating and insightful study of privacy and security in telecommunications for a post-9/11, post-Patriot Act world.

Telecommunication has never been perfectly secure. The Cold War culture of recording devices...


New Digital Media and Learning as an Emerging Area and "Worked Examples" as One Way Forward

by James Paul Gee The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

In this report, noted scholar James Paul Gee discusses the evolution of digital media and learning (DMAL) from its infancy as an "academic area" into a more organized field or coherent discipline. Distinguishing...


We Used to Wait

by Rebecca Kinskey The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

Music videos were once something broadcast by MTV and received on our TV screens. Today, music videos are searched for, downloaded, and viewed on our computer screens -- or produced in our living rooms and uploaded...


Democratizing Innovation

by Eric von Hippel The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

Innovation is rapidly becoming democratized. Users, aided by improvements in computer and communications technology, increasingly can develop their own new products and services. These innovating users - both...


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by Noah Vawter, Mark Sample, Casey Reas & Michael Mateas et al. The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

A single line of code offers a way to understand the cultural context of computing.

This book takes a single line of code—the extremely concise BASIC program for the Commodore 64 inscribed in the title—and...


Global Women's Issues

by Mariel Miller & Janni Aragon BCcampus, BC Open Textbook Project (March 22, 2018)

"We cannot solve global challenges unless women participate fully in efforts to find solutions. Female participation in the private sector is a crucial economic driver for societies worldwide. Economic security...


Introduction to women, gender, & sexuality studies

by Sonny Nordmarken, Laura Heston, Donovan Lessard & Miliann Kang University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries (March 22, 2018)

"This textbook introduces key feminist concepts and analytical frameworks used in the interdisciplinary Women, Gender, Sexualities field. It unpacks the social construction of knowledge and categories of difference,...


Introduction to Sociology, 2nd Canadian Edition

by Ron McGivern & William Little BCcampus (March 22, 2018)

Introduction to Sociology adheres to the scope and sequence of a typical introductory sociology course. In addition to comprehensive coverage of core concepts, foundational scholars, and emerging theories, we...


Sustainability: a comprehensive foundation

by Tom Theis & Jonathan Tomkin OpenStax CNX (March 22, 2018)

"With "Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation", first and second-year college students are introduced to this expanding new field, comprehensively exploring the essential concepts from every branch of knowledge...


American government

by Sylvie Waskiewicz & Glen S Krutz OpenStax College, Rice University (March 22, 2018)

"American Government is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the single-semester American Government course. This title includes innovative features designed to enhance student learning, including...


The Wind in the Willows

by Kenneth Grahame Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The Wind in the Willows, the story of four animals and their adventures in the idyllic English countryside, started out as bedtime stories Grahame would tell his son. He eventually started writing them down,...


The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

by Benjamin Franklin Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Benjamin Franklin is a man who needs little introduction. He wore many hats over the course of his fascinating life, from that of a printer, to an inventor, to a scientist, to a politician, a founding father...


The Prince

by Niccolo Machiavelli Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The Prince is a book that was controversial before it had even been sent to the printer. Written in vernacular Italian instead of Latin, dedicated to a member of one of the most powerful Italian families of...


On Liberty

by John Stuart Mill Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

John Stuart Mill was a prolific and well-regarded author and philosopher in his day, but perhaps his most enduring work is On Liberty, an essay developed over several years and with significant input from his...


The Story of the Three Little Pigs

Little Cinderella

by Anonymous Open BookShelf (February 12, 2018)


The Three Bears

by Anonymous Open BookShelf (February 12, 2018)


White Field, black seeds

by Anna Kuismin (editor) Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

White field, black seeds—who can sow? Although the riddle from which this these words are taken comes from oral tradition, it refers to the ability to write, a skill which in most Nordic countries was not...


European Citizenship after Brexit: Freedom of Movement and Rights of Residence

by Patricia Mindus Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

This book investigates European citizenship after Brexit, in light of the functionalist theory of citizenship. No matter its shape, Brexit will impact significantly on what has been labelled as one of the major...


Building Green

by Anne Rademacher University of California Press (January 30, 2018)

Building Green explores the experience of environmental architects in Mumbai, one of the world’s most populous and population-dense urban areas and a city iconic for its massive informal settlements, extreme...


Essays in Anarchism and Religion

by Alexandre Christoyannopoulos (editor) Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Anarchism and religion have historically had an uneasy relationship. Indeed, representatives of both sides have regularly insisted on the fundamental incompatibility of anarchist and religious ideas and practices....


The World Jewish Congress During the Holocaust

by Zohar Segev De Gruyter (January 30, 2018)

Drawing on hitherto neglected archival materials, Zohar Segev sheds new light on the policy of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) during the Holocaust. Contrary to popular belief, he can show that there was an...


Native Peoples of North America

by Susan Ann Stebbins Open SUNY Textbooks (January 30, 2018)

Native Peoples of North America is intended to be an introductory text about the Native peoples of North America (primarily the United States and Canada) presented from an anthropological perspective. As such,...


Equity, Growth, and Community: What the Nation Can Learn from America’s Metro Areas

by Chris Benner Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

In the last several years, much has been written about growing economic challenges, increasing income inequality, and political polarization in the United States. Addressing these new realities in America’s...


Republic, Lost

by Lawrence Lessig Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

In an era when special interests funnel huge amounts of money into our government-driven by shifts in campaign-finance rules and brought to new levels by the Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election...


Seeing Ourselves Through Technology

by Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Selfies, blogs, and lifelogging devices have become important ways in which we understand ourselves. Jill Walker Rettberg analyses these and related genres as three intertwined modes of self-representation:...


Making Things Stick

by Keith Guzik University of California Press (January 30, 2018)

With Mexico’s War on Crime as the backdrop, Making Things Stick offers an innovative analysis of how surveillance technologies impact governance in the global society. More than just tools to monitor ordinary...


Citizen Outsider

by Jean Beaman University of California Press (January 30, 2018)

While portrayals of immigrants and their descendants in France and throughout Europe often center on burning cars and radical Islam, Citizen Outsider: Children of North African Immigrants in France paints a...


Introduction to Sociology

by Nathan Keirns Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Introduction to Sociology is intended for a one-semester introductory sociology course. Conceived of and developed by active sociology instructors, this up-to-date title and can be downloaded now by clicking...


Nowhere Else to Turn

by Matthew Helmke Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

There are things that happen in the world that are difficult and sometimes impossible to explain. At times, we are confronted with circumstances or situations over which we have no control. How we deal with...


Democratic Wealth: Building a Citizens' Economy

by openDemocracy - Politics in Spires Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

'Democratic Wealth: Building a Citizens' Economy'' is a collection of essays that challenges the poverty of thinking around economic policy, particularly after the 2007 financial crash. It explores the renewed...


Democratizing Innovation

by Eric von Hippel Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Innovation is rapidly becoming democratized. Users, aided by improvements in computer and communications technology, increasingly can develop their own new products and services. These innovating users - both...


Archaeology, Anthropology, and Interstellar Communication

by Douglas A. Vakoch Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Addressing a field that has been dominated by astronomers, physicists, engineers, and computer scientists, the contributors to this collection raise questions that may have been overlooked by physical scientists...


Leviathan

by Thomas Hobbes Project Gutenberg (January 30, 2018)

'Leviathan' is both a magnificent literary achievement and the greatest work of political philosophy in the English language. Permanently challenging, it has found new applications and new refutations in every...


Indivisible

by Ezra Levin, Angel Padilla, Jeremy Haile & Leah Greenberg Indivisible Team (January 30, 2018)

Former congressional staffers reveal best practices for making Congress listen.

To get the latest version of this guide, or to sign up for update emails, please visit https://www.indivisibleguide.com/


Protect, Serve, and Deport

by Amada Armenta University of California Press (January 30, 2018)

Protect, Serve, and Deport exposes the on-the-ground workings of local immigration enforcement in Nashville, Tennessee. Between 2007 and 2012, Nashville's local jail participated in an immigration enforcement...


Priya's Shakti

by Ram Devineni Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

A mortal woman and the Goddess Parvati fight against gender-based sexual violence in India and around the world in this layered storytelling project and augmented reality comic book, supporting the movement...


Free Culture

by Lawrence Lessig Penguin Group (USA) (January 30, 2018)

Lawrence Lessig could be called a cultural environmentalist. One of America’s most original and influential public intellectuals, his focus is the social dimension of creativity: how creative work builds on...


Hacking the Academy

by Daniel J. Cohen University of Michigan Press (January 30, 2018)

“Can an algorithm edit a journal? Can a library exist without books? Can students build and manage their own learning management platforms? Can a conference be held without a program? Can Twitter replace a...


The Indigenous State

by Nancy Postero Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

In 2005, Bolivians elected their first indigenous president, Evo Morales. Ushering in a new “democratic cultural revolution,” Morales promised to overturn neoliberalism and inaugurate a new decolonized society....


The Latin American Challenge

by Bernardo Sorj Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Based on the work of twenty renowned experts from the region, this ground-breaking book traces the new face of Latin America using clear, straightfoward language that is accessible to a general audience. The...


Cost of Freedom

by Free Bassel Khartabil Sadafi Collective Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Freedom comes with many costs, not least responsibility. Social, psychological, financial, bodily, emotional: known and unknown costs, often to bystanders, turn any strategy to gain and protect freedom into...


The Pitfalls of Protection

by Torunn Wimpelmann University of California Press (January 30, 2018)

Since the 2001 overthrow of the Taliban government in Afghanistan, violence against women has emerged as the single most important issue for Afghan gender politics. The Pitfalls of Protection, based on research...


The Golden Bough

by James George Frazer Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

The notion of a man-god, or of a human being endowed with divine or supernatural powers, belongs essentially to that earlier period of religious history in which gods and men are still viewed as beings of much...