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Heroic Efforts: The Emotional Culture of Search and Rescue Volunteers

Review ?Jennifer Lois?outstanding in-depth ethnography of mountain search and rescue teams yields insight not only into the specific heroic culture of rescue workers, but also more generally into [...]

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Two Roads to Sumter

About the Author As a child living in a small town in Michigan, Bruce Catton (1899-1978) was stimulated by the reminiscences of the Civil War that he heard from local veterans. His education at O [...]

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Final Rights: Reclaiming the American Way of Death

About the Author Joshua Slocum is executive director of Funeral Consumers Alliance, a national consumer advocacy group with over 90 chapters nationwide. FCA is the primary watchdog over consumer [...]

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What Does It Mean to Be White?: Developing White Racial Literacy Revised Edition (Counterpoints)

Review ?Rarely will one find an analysis of whiteness (and the problems associated with it) that is as comprehensive as this one. From incisive and wide-ranging critiques of how white folks defle [...]

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Your Family Reunion: How to Plan It, Organize It, and Enjoy It

Review 'I've been organizing reunions for our family for 7 years and have read all the books on reunions. This one is the best. It was well organized and contains lots of great tips. It's also th [...]

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We Need to Talk

About the Author Professor Jonathan Jansen is the rector of the University of the Free State, where he has earned a formidable reputation for transformation and for a deep commitment to reconcili [...]

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Amazon.com Review In this first of five volumes of autobiography, poet Maya Angelou recounts a youth filled with disappointment, frustration, tragedy, and finally hard-won independence. Sent at a [...]

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Collaborating against Human Trafficking: Cross-Sector Challenges and Practices

Review Foot?s honest and critical attention throughout her book to the visible and the not-so-visible challenges to cross-sector collaboration against human trafficking is a refreshingly clever a [...]

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Srebrenica: Record of a War Crime

From Scientific American Dramatic, wrenching and horrific ... [the book] details the final battle for Srebenica and the murder of its men, it attempts to explain why the Bosnian Serbs committed s [...]

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I Hope I Join the Band: Narrative, Affiliation, and Antiracist Rhetoric

Review ?'A successful addition to the scholarship on antiracist rhetoric...Condon's book will remain a testament to the struggles and possibilities that lie before those who dare to engage with a [...]

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Collaborating against Human Trafficking: Cross-Sector Challenges and Practices

Review Foot?s honest and critical attention throughout her book to the visible and the not-so-visible challenges to cross-sector collaboration against human trafficking is a refreshingly clever a [...]

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English with an Accent: Language, Ideology and Discrimination in the United States

Review 'This second edition of English with an Accent exceeds the high standard of research excellence that Lippi-Green first displayed in 1997. This new book introduces keen insights about langu [...]

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Final Rights: Reclaiming the American Way of Death

About the Author Joshua Slocum is executive director of Funeral Consumers Alliance, a national consumer advocacy group with over 90 chapters nationwide. FCA is the primary watchdog over consumer [...]

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Your Family Reunion: How to Plan It, Organize It, and Enjoy It

Review 'I've been organizing reunions for our family for 7 years and have read all the books on reunions. This one is the best. It was well organized and contains lots of great tips. It's also th [...]

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Raciolinguistics: How Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race

Review 'Raciolinguistics is an essential, must-read for scholars of race, ethnicity, and culture. Building upon Alim & Smitherman's groundbreaking Articulate While Black, Alim et al. continue the [...]

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Srebrenica: Record of a War Crime

From Scientific American Dramatic, wrenching and horrific ... [the book] details the final battle for Srebenica and the murder of its men, it attempts to explain why the Bosnian Serbs committed s [...]

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I Hope I Join the Band: Narrative, Affiliation, and Antiracist Rhetoric

Review ?'A successful addition to the scholarship on antiracist rhetoric...Condon's book will remain a testament to the struggles and possibilities that lie before those who dare to engage with a [...]

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Heroic Efforts: The Emotional Culture of Search and Rescue Volunteers

Review ?Jennifer Lois?outstanding in-depth ethnography of mountain search and rescue teams yields insight not only into the specific heroic culture of rescue workers, but also more generally into [...]

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The Language and Politics of Exclusion: Others in Discourse (Communication and Human Values)

This volume brings together articles that apply critical discourse analysis to texts and speech which contribute to the marginalizaton of minority groups. Studying both the fine detail of language use and the political v [...]

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Cardinal Men and Scarlet Women: A Colorful Etymology of Words That Discriminate

About the Author Jan Keessen earned her PhD in English at the University of Chicago where she was the Norman Maclean Scholar. Currently she is Professor of English at Augustana College in Rock Is [...]

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