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  • Why I am Not A Feminist: A Feminist Manifesto (English, Paperback) Jessa Crispin

    Outspoken critic Jessa Crispin delivers a searing rejection of contemporary feminism . . . and a bracing manifesto for revolution.Are you a feminist? Do you believe women are human beings and that they deserve to be treated as such? That women deserve all the same rights and liberties bestowed upon men? If so, then you are a feminist . . . or so the feminists keep insisting. But somewhere along...

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  • American Hookup (English, Hardback) Lisa Wade

    A revelatory account of the new culture of sex that has come to dominate the American college experience.

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  • Being Mortal (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    In his bestselling books, Atul Gawande, a practicing surgeon, has fearlessly revealed the struggles of his profession. Now he examines its ultimate limitations and failures-in his own practices as well as others'-as life draws to a close. Riveting, honest, and humane, BEING MORTAL shows how the ultimate goal is not a good death but a good life-all the way to the very end.

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  • Culture Care (English, Paperback) Makoto Fujimura

    "Culture is not a territory to be won or lost but a resource we are called to steward with care. Culture is a garden to be cultivated."Many bemoan the decay of culture. But we all have a responsibility to care for culture, to nurture it in ways that help people thrive. In Culture Care artist Makoto Fujimura issues a call to cultural stewardship, in which we become generative and feed our culture's...

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  • Anatomy of Love (English, Paperback) Helen E. Fisher

    Fresh material brings this "delightful to read, fascinating" (The New York Times) classic to new readers.

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  • Computer Age Statistical Inference (English, Hardback) Bradley Efron, Trevor Hastie

    Take an exhilarating journey through the modern revolution in statistics with two of the ringleaders.

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  • The Crowd (English, Hardback) Gustave Le Bon

    One of the most influential books on social psychology ever written, brilliantly instructive in the general characteristics and mental unity of a crowd. A must-read for students, politicians, and investors.

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  • What's Happened to the University? (English, Paperback) Frank Furedi

    The radical transformation that universities are undergoing today is no less far-reaching than the upheavals that it experienced in the 1960s. However today when almost 50 per cent of young people participate in higher education what occurs in universities matters directly to the whole of society.On both sides of the Atlantic curious and disturbing events on campuses has become a matter of concern...

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  • Midcentury Christmas (English, Hardback) Sarah Ellen Archer

    A celebration of Christmas in the 1950s and '60s.

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  • Violent Borders (English, Hardback) Reece Jones

    A major new exploration of the refugee crisis, focusing on how borders are policed

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  • Four Futures (English, Paperback) Peter Frase

    An exhilarating exploration into the utopias and dystopias that could develop from present society

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  • Decolonizing Methodologies (English, Paperback) Linda Tuhiwai Smith

    A call by an indigenous researcher for the decolonizing of research methods, which critically examines the historical and philosophical base of Western research. The book provides a literature which validates frustrations with various Western paradigms, academic traditions and methodologies.

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  • A Seventh Man (English, Paperback) John Berger, Jean Mohr

    John Berger introduces a new edition of his seminal study of migrant workers, illustrated by photographer Jean Mohr.

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  • Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies (English, Paperback) Seth M. Holmes

    Provides an intimate examination of the everyday lives and suffering of Mexican migrants in our contemporary food system. The author shows how market forces, anti-immigrant sentiment, and racism undermine health and health care.

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  • The Slow Professor (English, Hardback) Maggie Berg, Barbara Seeber

    In The Slow Professor, Maggie Berg and Barbara K. Seeber discuss how adopting the principles of the Slow movement in academic life can counter the erosion of humanistic education.

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  • African Friends and Money Matters (Paperback) David E Maranz

    African Friends and Money Matters grew out of frustrations that Westerners experience when they travel and work in Africa. Africans have just as many frustrations relating to Westerners in their midst. Each manages money, time, and relationships in very different ways, often creating friction and misunderstanding. This book deals with everyday life in Africa, showing the underlying logic of...

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  • In Sheep's Clothing (English, Paperback) George K Simon

    Modern permissiveness and the new culture of entitlement allows disturbed people to reach adulthood without proper socialization. In a book meant both for the general public and for professionals, bestselling author and psychologist George Simon explains in plain English:How most disturbed characters think.The habitual behaviors the disturbed use to avoid responsibility and to manipulate, deceive, and exploit others.Why victims in relationships with disturbed characters do not get help they need from traditional therapies.A straightforward guide to recognizing and understanding all relevant personality types, especially those most likely to undermine relationships.A new framework for making sense of the crazy world many find themselves in when there's a disturbed character in their lives.Concrete principles that promote responsibility and positive change when engaging disturbed characters.Tactics (for both lay persons and therapists) to lessen the chances for victimization and empower those who would otherwise be victims in their relationships with many types of disturbed characters.

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  • The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog (English, Paperback) Bruce Perry, Maia Szalavitz

    Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has treated children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, witnesses, children raised in closets and cages, and victims of family violence. Here he tells their stories of trauma and transformation.

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  • Poverty in America (English, Paperback) John Iceland

    The United States is among the most affluent nations in the world and has its largest economy; nevertheless, it has more poverty than most countries with similar standards of living. This title includes discussions of poverty in the context of the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street movements and chapters on the Great Recession and global poverty.

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