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This book critically examines Obama’s presidency and legacy, especially in regard to race, inequality, education, and political power. Orelus depicts an “interest convergence factor” that led many White liberals and the corporate media to help Obama get elected in 2008 and 2012. He assesses Obama’s…
Paperback – 2015-10-19
Does gender matter in global climate change? This timely and provocative book takes readers on a guided tour of basic climate science, then holds up a gender lens to find out what has been overlooked in popular discussion, research, and policy debates. We see that, around the world, more women…
Paperback – 2015-10-12
The Global Beauty Industry is an interdisciplinary text that uses beauty to explore topics of gender, race, class, colorism, nation, bodies, multiculturalism, transnationalism, and intersectionality. Integrating materials from a wide range of cultural and geo-political contexts, it coalesces with…
Paperback – 2015-09-17
Framing 21st Century Social Issues
In Freaks, Geeks, and Cool Kids: Teenagers in an Era of Consumerism, Standardized Tests, and Social Media, Second Edition, award-winning sociologist Murray Milner tries to understand why teenagers behave the way they do. The first edition drew upon two years of intensive fieldwork in one high…
Paperback – 2015-09-01
Development in Crisis: Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North, is a provocative, engaging and interesting collection of real-world case studies in development and globalization focusing on under-emphasized threats to growth and human welfare worldwide. Created by two of…
Paperback – 2015-08-20
Videogames are a unique artistic form, and to analyse and understand them an equally unique language is required. Cremin turns to Deleuze and Guattari’s non-representational philosophy to develop a conceptual toolkit for thinking anew about videogames and our relationship to them. Rather than…
Paperback – 2015-08-10
The most influential and distinguished women throughout the world are brought together in this unique single-volume publication. Listing more than 7,500 entries from a variety of backgrounds, this new ninth edition reflects the significant role of women in modern society. A one-stop research tool…
Hardback – 2015-10-08
Biographical Reference Series
The nineteenth century was one of the most remarkable periods in the history of philosophy and a period of great intellectual, social, and scientific change. Challenging philosophical thought of earlier centuries, it caused shock waves that lasted well into the twentieth century. The Nineteenth…
Paperback – 2015-10-06
This is the first book to provide a multidisciplinary and global overview of evidence-based sexuality education (SE) programs and practices. Readers are introduced to the fundamentals of creating effective programs to prepare them to design new or implement existing programs that promote healthy…
Paperback – 2015-10-06
Textbooks in Family Studies
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Rae Lesser Blumberg and Samuel Cohn recently discussed their new book with Financial Nigeria, covering topics such as globalization, gender, poverty, and economic policy. Read the full interview on the Financial Nigeria website by clicking here.
The International Library of Sociology (ILS) is the most important series of books on sociology ever published. Its new editors, John Holmwood (University of Nottingham, UK) and Vineeta Sinha (National University of Singapore), plan to develop the series as a truly global project. To submit a proposal, please contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to read more about the ILS Series.
Emma Jackson, author of Young Homeless People and Urban Space, has written a new blog article discussing her research into homelessness in London and how different groups of people navigate the system. To read the article please click here.
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Author Liz McFall recently joined New Books in Critical Theory to discuss her recent title Devising Consumption and how financial services play an increasingly important role in everyday life. To listen to the podcast please click here.