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  1. American Ethnologist Review

    My Father's Wars: Migration, Memory, and the Violence of a Century
    By Alisse Waterston

    "This beautifully written book is more than the story of Waterston's family. Like the best writers of memoir, Waterston skillfully situates her family's story into the cross currents of 20th-century history… Like all good stories, the ones in My Father's Wars will be read, analyzed, and debated for many years to come—the mark of a classic work."American Ethnologist

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  2. Pursuing Intersectionality

    Unsettling Dominant Imaginaries
    By Vivian M. May

    Pursuing Intersectionality, Unsettling Dominant Imaginaries offers a sustained, interdisciplinary exploration of intersectional ideas, histories, and practices that no other text does. Deftly synthesizing much of the existing literatures on intersectionality, one of the most significant theoretical and political precepts of our time, May invites us to confront a disconcerting problem... Read more...

  3. Gender Circuits

    Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age, 2nd Edition
    By Eve Shapiro

    The new edition of Gender Circuits explores the impact of new technologies on the gendered lives of individuals through substantive sociological analysis and in-depth case studies... Read more...

  4. Essential Business Skills for Social Work Managers

    Tools for Optimizing Programs and Organizations
    By Andrew J. Germak

    Many social workers find themselves in management positions within a few years of graduating from MSW programs. Most of these jobs are in nonprofit human service organizations in which, increasingly, business acumen is necessary to maintain grants and donations, start new programs, market services to clients, supervise the finance function, and understand the external environment... Read more... 

  5. Knowing New Biotechnologies

    Social Aspects of Technological Convergence
    Edited by Matthias Wienroth, Eugénia Rodrigues

    The areas of personal genomics and citizen science draw on – and bring together – different cultures of producing and managing knowledge and meaning. They also cross local and global boundaries, are subjects and objects of transformation and mobility of research practices, evaluation and multi-stakeholder groups... Read more...

  6. Psychosocial Studies

    An Introduction
    By Kath Woodward

    There is expanding global interest in the relationship between the psychological and the social. The bringing together of affect, emotion and feeling with social, political and cultural forces offers a creative, innovative and rich set of ways of understanding what Charles Wright Mills called the links between personal troubles and public issues... Read more...

  7. Coasts for People

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Coastal and Marine Resource Management
    By Fikret Berkes

     Issues of sustainability and increased competition over coastal resources are changing practices of resource management. Societal concerns about environmental degradation and loss of coastal resources have steadily increased, while other issues like food security, biodiversity, and climate change, have emerged... Read more... 

  8. Threshold Concepts in Women’s and Gender Studies

    Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing
    By Christie Launius, Holly Hassel

    Threshold Concepts in Women’s and Gender Studies: Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing is a textbook designed primarily for introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies courses with the intent of providing both a skills- and concept-based foundation in the field. The text is driven by a single key question: "What are the ways of thinking, seeing, and knowing that characterize women’s and gender studies and are valued by its practitioners?"... Read more...

  9. Nonprofit Organizations and Civil Society in the United States

    By Kelly LeRoux, Mary K. Feeney

    LeRoux and Feeney’s Nonprofit Organizations and Civil Society in the United States makes a departure from existing nonprofit texts on the market: rather than focus on management, it focuses on nonprofit organizations and their contributions to the social, political, and economic dimensions of society... Read more...

  10. Writing Education Research

    A perfect accompaniment to standard research courses, this practical book demystifies the writing process for anyone looking to publish articles, chapters, or papers in education.

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