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- University Press of America 2013; US$ 74.99
This collection of essays written by seventeen Generation X academics passionately, provocatively, and eloquently demonstrates the personal issues, conflicts, and triumphs that are definitive of this generation. These essays define the voice of an often overlooked and ignored demographic. more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 15.99
From Jonathan Franzen, the National Book Award–winning author of The Corrections , come fourteen provocative and entertaining answers to the question of how to be alone in a noisy and distracting mass culture. Although Franzen?s subjects range from the sex-advice industry to the way a supermax prison works, each piece wrestles with essential themes... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
The Essential Hirschman brings together some of the finest essays in the social sciences, written by one of the twentieth century's most influential and provocative thinkers. Albert O. Hirschman was a master essayist, one who possessed the rare ability to blend the precision of economics with the elegance of literary imagination. In an age in which... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2013; US$ 10.99
Packed with real-life examples and the voices of people who have created innovative local businesses and invested in all manner of new enterprises, this call for local action argues that the seed of a new economy?and the answer to the desperate search for a new way forward in an increasingly economically insecure and ecologically unstable world?is... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 27.99
Fifty years after the Equal Pay Act, why are women still living in a man?s world? Debora L. Spar never thought of herself as a feminist. Raised after the tumult of the 1960s, she presumed the gender war was over. As one of the youngest female professors to be tenured at Harvard Business School and a mother of three, she swore to young women that... more...
- Bernard Campiche Editeur 2013; US$ 12.99
Quand on dit savoir-vivre, politesse, bienséance, code social, certains entendent atmosphère guindée, contrainte, artiﬁcielle, empreinte d’hypocrisie. Il s’agirait aussi de préoccupations dépassées et ringardes. Notre société d’aujourd’hui serait bien au-delà (ou au-dessus) de ces questions surannées. Le succès, depuis plus de trois ans, de... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.95
Images of the Street captures the vitality, excitements and tensions of the street. Using examples from the U.K, India, Australia and North America the contributors draw on research in cultural geography, sociolgy, cultural studies and planning to explore the making and meaning of urban space. Among the themes examined are:1.the way streetscapes... more...
- University Press of America 2013; US$ 54.99
The Life of an Activist is a non-fiction narrative that describes key steps on how to become and evolve into an effective activist and community leader. Ertll describes social movements and provides useful advice on how to successfully manage non-profits to accomplish positive social change that truly improves people?s lives. more...