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Study Guide for Barlow/Durand's Abnormal Psychology: An Integrative Approach, 6th
Study Guide for Barlow/Durand's Abnormal Psychology: An Integrative Approach, 6th
by David H Barlow
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The sixth edition Study Guide by John Story of Bluegrass Community and Technical College encourages collaborative learning and active reading, listening, and study skills. It contains chapter summaries, key words, sample questions, activities, crossword... (read more)

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Psychic Life of Power : Theories in Subjection (97 Edition)
Psychic Life of Power : Theories in Subjection (97 Edition)
by Judith Butler
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Drawing upon Hegel, Nietzsche, Freud, Foucault, and Althusser, this challenging and lucid work offers a theory of subject formation that illuminates as ambivalent the psychic effects of social power.... (read more)

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Millennials Rising: The Next Great Generation (Vintage)
Millennials Rising: The Next Great Generation (Vintage)
by William Strauss
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By the authors of the bestselling 13th Gen, the first in-depth examination of the Millennials--the generation born after 1982. "Over the next decade, the Millennial Generation will entirely recast the image of youth from downbeat and alientated to... (read more)

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The Mole People: Life in the Tunnels Beneath New York City
The Mole People: Life in the Tunnels Beneath New York City
by Jennifer Toth
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Thousands of people live in the subway, railroad, and sewage tunnels that form the bowels of New York City and this book is about them, the so-called mole people. They live alone and in communities, in subway tunnels and below subway platforms and this... (read more)

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The Welfare State and Social Work: Pursuing Social Justice
The Welfare State and Social Work: Pursuing Social Justice
by Josefina Figueira-McDonough
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This is a critical assessment of the historical, sociopolitical, and economic factors that have influenced social work policy and practice in the United States.... (read more)

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Indegenous American Women : Decolonization, Empowerment, Activism (03 Edition)
Indegenous American Women : Decolonization, Empowerment, Activism (03 Edition)
by Devon Abbott Mihesuah
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-236) and index.... (read more)

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The Rise of the Creative Class--Revisited: 10th Anniversary Edition--Revised and Expanded
The Rise of the Creative Class--Revisited: 10th Anniversary Edition--Revised and Expanded
by Richard Florida
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 Ten years ago, Richard Florida published a path-breaking book about the forces that were reshaping our economy, our geography, our work, and our whole way of life. Weaving story-telling with reams of original research, he traced a fundamental... (read more)

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Cultural Politics in Revolution : Teachers, Peasants, and Schools in Mexico, 1930-1940 (97 Edition)
Cultural Politics in Revolution : Teachers, Peasants, and Schools in Mexico, 1930-1940 (97 Edition)
by Mary K. Vaughan
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When Indian communities of Chiapas, Mexico, rose in armed rebellion in 1994, they spoke boldly of values, rights, identities, and expectations. Their language struck a chord for most Mexicans, for it was the cultural legacy of the Revolution of 1910. Of... (read more)

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Proud Shoes : the Story of an American Family (99 Edition)
Proud Shoes : the Story of an American Family (99 Edition)
by Pauli Murray
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First published in 1956, Proud Shoes is the remarkable true story of slavery, survival, and miscegenation in the South from the pre-Civil War era through the Reconstruction. Written by Pauli Murray the legendary civil rights activist and one of the... (read more)

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Republic of Signs : Liberal Theory and American Popular Culture (93 Edition)
Republic of Signs : Liberal Theory and American Popular Culture (93 Edition)
by Anne Norton
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Norton examines the enactment of liberal ideas in popular culture; in the possessions of ordinary people and the habits of everyday life. She sees liberalism as the common sense of the American people: a set of conventions unconsciously adhered to, a set... (read more)

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Masked Gods : Navaho and Pueblo Ceremonialism (50 Edition)
Masked Gods : Navaho and Pueblo Ceremonialism (50 Edition)
by Frank Waters
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Masked Gods is a vast book, a challenging and profoundly original account of the history, legends, and ceremonialism of the Navaho and Pueblo Indians of the Southwest. Following a brief but vivid history of the two tribes through the centuries of... (read more)

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Class Matters
Class Matters
by New York Times
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A team of "New York Times" reporters spent more than a year exploring the ways in which class--defined as a combination of income, education, wealth, and occupation--influences destiny in a society that likes to think of itself as a land of unbounded... (read more)

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On the Rez
On the Rez
by Ian Frazier
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On the Rez is a sharp, unflinching account of the modern-day American Indian experience, especially that of the Oglala Sioux, who now live on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in the plains and badlands of the American West. Crazy Horse, perhaps the... (read more)

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From Front Porch to Back Seat: Courtship in Twentieth-Century America
From Front Porch to Back Seat: Courtship in Twentieth-Century America
by Beth L Bailey
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"Whether or not we've come a long way since then, this engaging study of courtship shows that at least half the fun is in reading about getting there." -- St. Louis Post-Dispatch.... (read more)

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Essentials of Sociology - Text Only (10TH 13 - Old Edition)
Essentials of Sociology - Text Only (10TH 13 - Old Edition)
by James M. Henslin
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A Down-to-Earth Approach   James Henslin shares the excitement of sociology. With his acclaimed "down-to-earth" approach and personal writing style, the author highlights the sociology of everyday life and its relevance to students' lives. With... (read more)

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Commercialization of Intimate Life : Notes From Home and Work (03 Edition)
Commercialization of Intimate Life : Notes From Home and Work (03 Edition)
by Arlie Russell Hochschild
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Looking at a series of intimate moments that affect people, the author of three "New York Times" Notable Books offers fresh essays on how everyday lives are shaped by modern capitalism. 2 charts.... (read more)

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Dry Bones Rattling: Community Building to Revitalize American Democracy (Princeton Studies in American Politics: Historical, International, and Comparative Perspectives (Pap)
Dry Bones Rattling: Community Building to Revitalize American Democracy (Princeton Studies in American Politics: Historical, International, and Comparative Perspectives (Pap)
by Mark R Warren
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"Mark Warren's comprehensive case study of the Industrial Areas Foundation is a major contribution to the growing literature on coalition politics. Indeed, it is the best empirical study ever written on multiracial collaboration to address social... (read more)

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Speaking of Sadness: Depression, Disconnection, and the Meanings of Illness
Speaking of Sadness: Depression, Disconnection, and the Meanings of Illness
by David Karp
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"Even though depression has periodically made me feel that my life was not worth living, has created havoc in my family, and sometimes made the work of teaching and writing seem impossible," writes David Karp, "by some standards, I have been fortunate... (read more)

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Situated Learning : Legitimate Peripheral Participation (91 Edition)
Situated Learning : Legitimate Peripheral Participation (91 Edition)
by Jean Lave
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In this important theoretical treatist, the authors push forward the notion of situated learning - that learning is fundamentally a social process.... (read more)

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Naked City: the Death and Life of Authentic Urban Places (10 Edition)
Naked City: the Death and Life of Authentic Urban Places (10 Edition)
by Sharon Zukin
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As cities have gentrified, educated urbanites have come to prize what they regard as "authentic" urban life: aging buildings, art galleries, and funky ethnic restaurants. But as Sharon Zukin shows in Naked City, the pervasive demand for authenticity has... (read more)

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