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- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 79.99
Generation X Professors Speak is accessible for anyone currently involved in higher education, Generation X or not. From those in institutions suffering the adjunct instruction syndrome plaguing humanities departments throughout the country to the historical scholar attempting to gauge the emotional, physical, and sometimes spiritual toll of... more...
- UPA 2013; US$ 74.99
Preface Elwood Watson 1. Only Human: My Experience in Higher Education Martha Diede 2. Confessions of a Bakke Baby: Race, Academia, and the ?Joshua Generation? Terrance Tucker 3. Taking Chances: Gay, Male and Feminist in the Academy Daniel Farr 4. Tenured To Contingent: Life Choices and the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 90.00
While some see the Miss American Pageant as hokey vestige of another era, many remain enthralled by the annual Atlantic City event. And whether you love it or hate it, no one can deny the impact the contest has had on American popular culture-indeed, many reality television shows seem to have taken cues from the pageant. Founded in 1921, the Miss America... more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 20.95
This collection highlights the fluidity of masculinity in American popular culture at the turn of the new millennium and beyond by examining possibilities for male identity formation. Each chapter mines American popular culture -- theatre, film, literature, music, advertising, internet content, ... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2007; US$ 30.00
With a Foreword by Robert J. Thompson Her image is iconic: Oprah Winfrey has built an empire on her ability to connect with and inspire her audience. No longer just a name, "Oprah" has become a brand representing the talk show host's unique style of self-actualizing individualism. The cultural and economic power wielded by Winfrey merits critical... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00
Her image is iconic: Oprah Winfrey has built an empire on her ability to connect with and inspire her audience. No longer just a name, "Oprah" has become a brand representing the talk show host's unique style of self-actualizing individualism. The cultural and economic power wielded by Winfrey merits critical evaluation. The contributors to The... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
The 14 new essays in this collection come from underrepresented faculty who teach at predominantly white colleges and universities. This book discusses both the tenure and promotion experiences of faculty of color and is not racial, ethnic, gender, cultural or discipline specific. The book is thus not only for aspiring graduate students of color and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95
This practical guide prepares graduate students of color for their first job in academia and offers strategies for succeeding in the early years of a tenure-track position. Through the voices of faculty who have experienced the rigors of the job search and a career in academia, Beginning a Career in Academia offers advice for graduate students?of... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 39.99
A roundup of bestsellers from the decade introduces readers to how what happens to Mad Men?s characters mirrors the common story lines of novels centering on the bored housewife, the swinging single, the business man, and the working girl. more...