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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Latinoa Condition: A Critical Reader, Second Edition

Review ?A valuable and highly informative discussion of the theoretical questions that underlie the production of popular culture in the twenty-first century.?-Latin American Research Review [...]

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Making Museums Matter

Review 'An outstanding selection of informed and informative essays about the difference that museums make, their role in preserving and showcasing history and art to the public, cost-related pro [...]

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Sex and Harm in the Age of Consent

Review 'Sex and Harm in the Age of Consent is a strongly original, frequently brilliant, cross-disciplinary study of the limitations of consent for measuring sexual freedom and sexual harm.'?Tim [...]

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How Women Mean Business: A Step by Step Guide to Profiting from Gender Balanced Business

Review ?The book takes the reader comprehensively through 4 stages to achieve a more representative gender balance in business.' (ChangingPeople.co.uk, April 2010). ??clearly and comprehensively [...]

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The Facts on File Guide to Research (Facts on File Writer's Library)

From School Library Journal Grade 8 Up?A nuts-and-bolts guide to research. Introductory chapters offer strategies to help students get started, including suggestions for narrowing a topic, develo [...]

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Sex Work Matters: Exploring Money, Power, and Intimacy in the Sex Industry

Review 'Sex Work Matters is destined to become a classic in its field, offering fresh new perspectives on romantic and economic taboos in the lives of sex workers. The future of research on eroti [...]

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Crossroads, Directions and A New Critical Race Theory

Review 'The book will appeal to race and legal scholars in the US as well as in the UK. The breadth of topics and methodologies covered within the volume is certainly impressive and the teaming o [...]

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Equal Justice Under Law: An Autobiography

Review ?With the vision one would expect from a great advocate and premier judge, Constance Baker Motley has written a remarkable and insightful book. No person has done more in this century than [...]

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A Raisin in the Sun: The Unfilmed Original Screenplay (Plume)

From Library Journal The film version of Hansberry's landmark play A Raisin in the Sun (1961) was the first depiction of African American life seen by mainstream America. Hansberry included in he [...]

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Homo Domesticus: Notes from a Same-Sex Marriage

From Publishers Weekly For those whose familiarity with gay culture doesn't extend beyond stereotypes and caricatures, prepare for a shock: this sweet, funny, true tale of same-sex romance is pro [...]

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