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Revising the Storm

by Geffrey Davis & Dorianne Laux BOA Editions Ltd. (March 10, 2014)

Cave Canem fellow's prize-winning collection speaks to masculinity, fatherhood, racial prejudice, and the ravages of the '80s urban crack epidemic.


The German Jews in America: A Minority within a Minority

by Gerhard Falk UPA (April 01, 2014)

Falk focuses on refugees who fled from Nazi tyranny in the 1930s, immigrated to America, and succeeded despite immense obstacles. This book includes a review of the most prominent academics that made major contributions...


A Century and Some Change

by Ann Nixon Cooper & Karen Grigsby Bates Atria Books (January 05, 2010)

President-elect Barack Obama reflected on the life of Ann Nixon Cooper on Tuesday, November 4, 2008, singling her out of millions of voters, he said, because she was “born just a generation past slavery; a...


An Essay on the Principle of Population

by T. R. Malthus Dover Publications (February 14, 2012)

The first major study of population size and its tremendous importance to the character and quality of society, this classic examines the tendency of human numbers to outstrip their resources.


The Work of Play: Child Psychotherapy in Contemporary Korea

by Sheena Nahm Lexington Books (December 18, 2013)

The Work of Play is an anthropological ethnography of children’s play therapy that examines the experiences of a group of female therapists who implemented new psychotherapeutic programs in South Korea. Drawing...


Materializing Poverty: How the Poor Transform Their Lives

by Erin B. Taylor Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 10, 2013)

In this book, anthropologist Erin Taylor explores how residents of a squatter settlement in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, use their material resources creatively to solve everyday problems and, over a few...


The Flexible Imagination: At Work in the Transnational Corporate Offices of Jakarta, Indonesia

by William Leggett Lexington Books (September 25, 2013)

The Flexible Imagination: At Work in the Transnational Corporate Offices of Jakarta, is a behind-the-scenes ethnography examining the social interactions between employees from different cultural and national...


American Fascism and the New Deal: The Associated Farmers of California and the Pro-Industrial Movement

by Nelson A. Pichardo Almanzar & Brian W. Kulik Lexington Books (August 28, 2013)

Social movement theory identifies factors that can predict the success or failure of social movements; however, they have left out the influence of corporate elites. American Fascism and the New Deal makes a...


Searching for Whitopia: An Improbable Journey to the Heart of White America

by Rich Benjamin Hachette Books (October 06, 2009)

As America becomes more and more racially diverse, Rich Benjamin noticed a phenomenon: Some communities were actually getting less multicultural. So he got out a map, found the whitest towns in the USA--and...


Romanians in Western Europe: Migration, Status Dilemmas, and Transnational Connections

by Remus Gabriel Anghel Lexington Books (June 21, 2013)

This book analyzes the Romanian migration that has developed in recent years as one of the largest migration waves in Europe.


The New Mind of the South

by Tracy Thompson Simon & Schuster (March 05, 2013)

There are those who say the South has disappeared. But in her groundbreaking, thought-provoking exploration of the region, Tracy Thompson, a Georgia native and Pulitzer Prize finalist, asserts that it has merely...


Words for a Small Planet: Ecocritical Views

by Nanette Norris, Eduardo Barros-Grela, Sylvie Housiel & Yomna Al-Abdulkareem et al. Lexington Books (November 21, 2012)

Scholars have begun critically assessing the relationship of modern environmental science, including the study of ecology, to the creation and study of art and culture. In this volume, the voices come from around...


Date-onomics

by Jon Birger Workman Publishing Company (August 25, 2015)

It’s not that he’s just not that into you—it’s that there aren’t enough of him. And the numbers prove it. Using a combination of demographics, statistics, game theory, and number-crunching, Date-onomics...


The New America: New Edition

by Mark Little GemmaMedia (June 01, 2010)

The US is being transformed. Little follows millions of 21st-century pioneers to a new frontier in the West. In the sprawling new cities of the Sun Belt states, he chronicles the people and places which have...


Transformative Student Experiences in Higher Education

by Michael G. Strawser, Trey Lewis, Carolyn Baum & James D. Breslin et al. Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

Transformative Student Experiences in Higher Education: Meeting the Needs of the 21st Century Student and Modern Workplace presents a thorough consideration of the role, use, and implications of transformative...


Jewish Family

by Alex Pomson & Randal F. Schnoor Indiana University Press (April 11, 2018)

In Jewish Family: Identity and Self-Formation at Home Alex Pomson and Randal F. Schnoor advance a new appreciation for the deep significance of Jewish family in developing Jewish identity. This book is the result...


America and Its Rivals

by Michael D. Dulberger Bernan Press (May 07, 2018)

How does the United States compare when objectively measured shoulder-to-shoulder against the world’s two most influential autocracies? This full-color book provides a solid foundation to enable the reader...


Eastern Europe: Continuity and Change (1987–1995)

by Irena Grudzinska-Gross & Andrzej W. Tymowski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 19, 2014)

The book consists of articles from East European Politics and Societies, a journal published in the United States that first appeared in 1987. This selection is composed of papers written by the journal’s...


Mahalla – Traditional Institution in Tajikistan and Civil Society in the West

by Saidbek Goziev Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (January 28, 2015)

The guiding theme of the book is a traditional institution of Tajik culture: mahalla – neighborhood. For centuries it has sustained the existence of Tajik culture, and in times of the greatest religious persecution...


The Polish Middle Class

by Henryk Domanski & Patrycja Poniatowska Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 31, 2015)

This book discusses the viability of «importing» the middle class to Poland. The 1990s were a step forward in the formation of the Polish middle class and, systematically yet barely discernible in daily life,...


Prestige

by Henryk Domanski & Patrycja Poniatowska Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 30, 2015)

Prestige examines whether social prestige is still an important axis of the stratification hierarchy. It appears that prestige has lost some of the close connection with social position it had in estates societies....


Hopes and Anxieties in Europe

by Pawel B. Sztabinski, Franciszek Sztabinski & Henryk Domanski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 07, 2015)

The present collection of articles is based on data from the European Social Survey (ESS) and analyses the changes in European societies. The first part of the volume is devoted to relations between legitimization,...


Politicizing Consumer Choice

by Christian Gunkel Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (December 23, 2014)

This book investigates various forms of political and ethical consumerism in the United States and delivers a comprehensive conceptualization of the consumer’s role in the marketplace. Both aspects, the potential...


Gender Structuring of Contemporary Slovenia

by Milica Antic Gaber Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (July 24, 2015)

This volume offers a new view on gender structuring in contemporary Slovenia and the persistence of the gender order – produced and reproduced through gender regimes in education, work, family life and politics....


Movers and Stayers: Social Mobility, Migration and Skills

by Izabela Grabowska Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 10, 2016)

The author examines social mobility in the enlarged EU by analysing the work sequences of 1865 movers and stayers in Poland. Using indicators of upward and downward social mobility, she explores the role of...


The Silent Majority in Communist and Post-Communist States

by Klaus Bachmann & Jens Gieseke Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 11, 2016)

This book takes stock of opinion polls in communist and post-communist states, presents specific case studies and answers the question how opinion polls under conditions of censorship and lack of media pluralism...


Choices and Constraints

by Jian Zhu Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (February 11, 2014)

This book seeks to investigate gender differences in final year undergraduates’ employment expectations of their starting jobs, including salary, occupational and working region expectations, and to identify...


Marital Separation in Contemporary Ireland

by Lucy Hyland Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (January 04, 2016)

This book is based on detailed interviews with a group of Irish women who have experienced marital separation. It links the women’s accounts with literature on the values and beliefs about marriage, women...


Destination Italy

by Emma Bond, Guido Bonsaver & Federico Faloppa Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (March 26, 2015)

Italy is one of the most recent immigratory destinations in Europe, having long been one of the continent’s most important sources of emigration. Due to its strategic position in the Mediterranean, the Italian...


Rethinking East-Central Europe: family systems and co-residence in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth

by Mikolaj Szoltysek Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (December 29, 2015)

This book reconstructs fundamental aspects of family organization across historical Poland-Lithuania, one of the largest political entities in early modern Europe. Using a plethora of quantitative measurements...


Demographic Aspects of the Early Modern Times

by Walter Letsch Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (August 08, 2017)

The study deals predominantly with basic questions of Historical Demography that have so far not yet been tackled, as no adequate sources seemed to exist, or the effort for digging into these problems seemed...


Social capital, migration, ethnic diversity and economic performance

by Anna Rebmann, Adnan Efendic & Bojana Babic Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (August 22, 2017)

This interdisciplinary book brings an empirical evidence that social capital is an important building block in the reintegration processes, migration challenges and economic dynamism of the SEE communities....


Uprooting Urban America

by Horace R. Hall, Cynthia Cole Robinson & Amor Kohli Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (August 01, 2013)

Shifts in America’s socioeconomic geography have been documented since the 1960s, demonstrating the reversal of white flight and the reshaping of a nation, evidenced by the growing divide between underprivileged...


A Global History of Historical Demography

by Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux, Ioan Bolovan & Sølvi Sogner Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (July 31, 2016)

At the XXIst World Congress of the International Committee of Historical Sciences (ICHS/CISH) in 2010 in Amsterdam, the International Commission for Historical Demography (ICHD) decided to write an overview...


Diaspora, Food and Identity

by Maureen Duru Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (March 29, 2017)

This book examines the connection between food and identity in the Nigerian diaspora community in Belgium. Encounters between people from different cultures do not lead to a simple adaptation of the diet, but...


Globalization, Violence and Security

by Shirlita Espinosa & Antonella Fazio Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (September 09, 2016)

This collection is a great contribution to the field of violence and security studies. It presents six comparative, cross-regional analyses of violence and security, with both theoretical contributions and empirical...


Fractured

by Helen Fox Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (July 20, 2015)

«What do you think is meant by the term ‘post-racial’ and how far do you think we’ve come, as a country, toward achieving it?» Helen Fox, a white teacher and scholar, asked variations of this question...


Getting College Ready

by Julie Minikel-Lacocque Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (December 01, 2014)

Getting College Ready: Latin@ Student Experiences of Race, Access, and Belonging at Predominantly White Universities challenges the way we conceive of college access, retention, and success for underrepresented...


Identity, Social Activism, and the Pursuit of Higher Education

by Susana M. Muñoz Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (December 30, 2015)

The topic of immigration has become increasingly volatile in U.S. society, and undocumented college students play a central role in mobilizing and politicizing a critical mass of activists to push forth a pro-immigration...


Boyhood to Manhood

by C. Spencer Platt, Darryl B. Holloman & Lemuel W. Watson Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (January 01, 2015)

Boyhood to Manhood: Deconstructing Black Masculinity through a Life Span Continuum seeks to foster an open and honest discussion about the intersection of multiple identities found among Black males. The book...


The Democratic Gulag

by Robert Bahlieda Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (February 18, 2016)

The Democratic Gulag is a provocative, comprehensive investigation of the pervasive and transparent power of patriarchy in social evolution and contemporary society. It asserts that we live in a well-constructed...


Coloring in the White Spaces

by Ann Milne Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (March 27, 2017)

This book examines the struggle against racial and cultural inequity in educational systems, presenting the case study of a New Zealand school and its community’s determination to resist alienating environments....


Border Crossing «Brothas»

by Ty-Ron M. O. Douglas Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (September 13, 2016)

Winner of the 2017 Society of Professors of Education Book Award

Winner of the 2017 American Educational Studies Association Critics' Choice Award

Border Crossing «Brothas» examines how Black males form identities,...


Anti-Colonial Theory and Decolonial Praxis

by George J. Sefa Dei & Meredith Lordan Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (August 05, 2016)

Are we living in a post-colonial world? A colonial one? An anti-colonial one? Lifting the veil from language and politics, Anti-Colonial Theory and Decolonial Praxis uses case studies from around the world to...


Trains, Culture, and Mobility: Riding the Rails

by Steven D. Spalding, Benjamin Fraser, Hiraku Shimoda & Araceli Masterson-Algar et al. Lexington Books (December 29, 2011)

Trains, Culture and Mobility is—along with its companion volume: Trains, Literature and Culture—the first work to thoroughly explore the railroad’s connections with a full range of cultural discourses—including...


The Future of Mainline Protestantism in America

by James Hudnut-Beumler & Mark Silk Columbia University Press (January 09, 2018)

As recently as the 1960s, more than half of all American adults belonged to just a handful of mainline Protestant denominations—Presbyterian, UCC, Disciples of Christ, Episcopal, Lutheran, Methodist, and American...


How Sweden Became Multicultural

by M. Eckehart Logik (September 01, 2017)

Sweden prides itself on being a multicultural society, with a large fraction of its population originating in a diverse number of countries. Multiculturalism in Sweden is beyond criticism; the idea that Sweden...


Diversity Explosion

by William H. Frey Brookings Institution Press (July 24, 2018)

Greater racial diversity is good news for America's future

Race is once again a contentious topic in America, as shown by the divisive rise of Donald Trump and the activism of groups like Black Lives Matter....


Missing

by Jenny Edkins Cornell University Press (September 01, 2011)

Stories of the missing offer profound insights into the tension between how political systems see us and how we see each other. The search for people who go missing as a result of war, political violence, genocide,...


An Essay on the Principle of Population

by Thomas Malthus Digireads.com Publishing (February 01, 2013)

One of the most influential works of its era on the subject of population growth Thomas Malthus's "An Essay on the Principle of Population" was first published anonymously in 1798. In it Malthus describes his...