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America the Philosophical (13 Edition)
America the Philosophical (13 Edition)
by Romano
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Glimpse Traveler (11 Edition)
Glimpse Traveler (11 Edition)
by Marianne Boruch
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When she joins a pair of hitchhikers on a trip to California, a young Midwestern woman embarks on a journey about memory and knowledge, beauty and realization. This true story, set in 1971, recounts a fateful, nine-day trip into the American... (read more)

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Modern Housing for America: Policy Struggles in the New Deal Era (Historical Studies of Urban America)
Modern Housing for America: Policy Struggles in the New Deal Era (Historical Studies of Urban America)
by Gail Radford
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In an era when many decry the failures of federal housing programs, this book introduces us to appealing but largely forgotten alternatives that existed when federal policies were first defined in the New Deal. Led by Catherine Bauer, supporters of the... (read more)

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The Ostrich Factor: Our Population Myopia
The Ostrich Factor: Our Population Myopia
by Garrett Hardin
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Garrett Hardin, one of our leading thinkers on problems of human overpopulation, here assails the recklessness and basic ecological ignorance of economists and others who champion the idea of unbounded growth. Hardin delivers an uncompromising critique... (read more)

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Building Assets, Building Credit: Creating Wealth in Low-Income Communities
Building Assets, Building Credit: Creating Wealth in Low-Income Communities
by Nicolas P Retsinas
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Poor people spend their money living day to day. How can they accumulate wealth? In the United States, homeownership is often the answer. Homes not only provide shelter but also are assets, and thus a means to create equity. Mortgage credit becomes a... (read more)

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Tyranny of Numbers
Tyranny of Numbers
by Nicholas Eberstadt
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Examines the facts and figures that have led to government measures unhelpful or injurious to their intended beneficiaries. Index.... (read more)

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On Work, Race, and the Sociological Imagination (Heritage of Sociology)
On Work, Race, and the Sociological Imagination (Heritage of Sociology)
by Everett C Hughes
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The writings in this volume highlight Hughes's contributions to the sociology of work and professions; race and ethnicity; and the central themes and methods of the discipline. Hughes was the first sociologist to pay sustained attention to occupations as... (read more)

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Second Lives: A Journey through Virtual Worlds
Second Lives: A Journey through Virtual Worlds
by Tim Guest
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Weve always dreamed of perfect places: Eden, heaven, Utopia. Imagine gambling without loss, love without heartbreak, sex without exposure, experience without risk. Welcome to the fascinating world of online virtual reality, the land of invented places... (read more)

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A Kind and Just Parent: The Children of the Juvenile Court
A Kind and Just Parent: The Children of the Juvenile Court
by William Ayers
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Most people know juvenile offenders only from daily headlines, and the images portrayed by the media are extreme and violent: predators and even "superpredators." Distorted and incomplete, these pictures shape the way Americans think and feel about city... (read more)

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Social Problems: An Introduction to Critical Constructionism
Social Problems: An Introduction to Critical Constructionism
by Robert Heiner
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Social Problems: An Introduction to Critical Constructionism, Second Edition, synthesizes conflict theory and social constructionism to help students think critically about social problem construction. A concise alternative to the all-encompassing... (read more)

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Natural Hierarchies
Natural Hierarchies
by Chris Smaje
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This original and provocative text provides an approach to understanding the emergence and development of social rank through race and caste. The struggles we face in race and ethnic relations today are explored through anthropological, historical and... (read more)

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Prismatic Metropolis: Inequality in Los Angeles (Multi City Study of Urban Inequality)
Prismatic Metropolis: Inequality in Los Angeles (Multi City Study of Urban Inequality)
by Lawrence D Bobo
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This study draws upon a survey of approximately 4,000 households and 800 employers, providing a picture of where people live, how they make a living, whom they associate with, and what they think of each other. Special attention is given to the impact... (read more)

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Economics and Sociology: Redefining Their Boundaries: Conversations with Economists and Sociologists
Economics and Sociology: Redefining Their Boundaries: Conversations with Economists and Sociologists
by Richard Swedberg
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The boundary between economics and sociology is presently being redefined--but how, why, and by whom? Richard Swedberg answers these questions in this thought-provoking book of conversations with well-known economists and sociologists. Among the... (read more)

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Forward Through the Rearview Mirror: Reflections on and by Marshall McLuhan (Digital Communication)
Forward Through the Rearview Mirror: Reflections on and by Marshall McLuhan (Digital Communication)
by Paul Benedetti
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Communications thinker and prophet Marshall McLuhan gave us the phrases the medium is the message and global village. Today, with the explosion of electronic technologies and on-line communication, his ideas are more relevant than ever.... (read more)

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Driving Home: An American Journey
Driving Home: An American Journey
by Jonathan Raban
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For more than thirty years, Jonathan Raban has written with infectious fascination about people and places in transition or on the margins, about journeys undertaken and destinations never quite reached, and, as an expat, about what it means to feel... (read more)

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Hail Babylon!: In Search of the American City at the End of the Millennium
Hail Babylon!: In Search of the American City at the End of the Millennium
by Andrei Codrescu
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Andrei Codrescu takes us cross-country through the withered, yet alluring American urban landscape, visiting New York, Baltimore, New Orleans, Little Rock, San Antonio, Albuquerque, Las Vegas, and Portland, Oregon. He discovers that cities are at the... (read more)

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Media Unlimited: How the Torrent of Images and Sounds Overwhelms Our Lives
Media Unlimited: How the Torrent of Images and Sounds Overwhelms Our Lives
by Todd Gitlin
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Everyone knows that the media surround us, but no one quite understands what this means for our lives. In Media Unlimited, a remarkable and original look at our media-glutted, speed-addicted world, Todd Gitlin makes us stare, as if for the first time, at... (read more)

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Managing for a Change How To Run Commu
Managing for a Change How To Run Commu
by Anthony Davies
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Project management is a skill we have to learn; good intentions and enthusiasm are not enough This book provides an insight into development project planning and management by guiding the reader, chapter by chapter, through the stages from concept to... (read more)

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Exploring the Greek Mosaic
Exploring the Greek Mosaic
by Benjamin J. Broome
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Exploring the Greek Mosaic: A Guide to Intercultural Communication in Greece is a comprehensive exploration of the many facets of Greek life and culture including work, social life, history and society at large. Benjamin Broome deciphers the complexity... (read more)

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Green Metropolis: Why Living Smaller, Living Closer, and Driving Less Are the Keys to Sustainability
Green Metropolis: Why Living Smaller, Living Closer, and Driving Less Are the Keys to Sustainability
by David Owen
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Read David Owen's posts on the Penguin Blog. From the acclaimed New Yorker writer, a thought-provoking, innovative, and challenging new approach to protecting our environment. Most Americans think of cities as ecological nightmares-wastelands of concrete,... (read more)

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