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Marked: Race, Crime, and Finding Work in an Era of Mass Incarceration

Review 'Using scholarly research, field research in Milwaukee, and graphics, [Pager] shows that ex-offenders, white or black, stand a very poor chance of getting a legitimate job.... Both informa [...]

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The Shadows of Youth: The Remarkable Journey of the Civil Rights Generation

From Publishers Weekly With deep admiration and rigorous scholarship, historian Lewis (Gonna Sit at the Welcome Table) revisits the ragtag band of young men and women who formed the Student Nonvi [...]

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Born This Way: Real Stories of Growing Up Gay

Review ?The book, a sweet and fun reminder to accept all of our children takes maybe an hour to read, but that includes lingering over the photos, which truly deserve to be lingered over.??NJ.com [...]

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Rhetoric and the Digital Humanities

Review 'Ridolfo and Hart-Davidson have produced a volume that interrogates the most important questions facing both rhetoric scholars and teachers who are interested in the digital humanities and [...]

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Race in the Jury Box: Affirmative Action in Jury Selection (Suny Series in New Directions in Crime and Justice Studies)

Review 'This is a one-of-a-kind book. In addition to its focus on race, its findings have direct policy relevance. It tackles a very important set of issues within the legal/jurisprudence and soc [...]

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MLK: A Celebration in Word and Image

About the Author Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968), Nobel Peace Prize laureate and architect of the nonviolent civil rights movement, was among the twentieth century's most influential figu [...]

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Maggie's American Dream: The Life and Times of a Black Family (Plume)

From Publishers Weekly Maggie's eldest child, the first of her five offspring to achieve advanced degrees, here remembers three generations of his black American family. Resurrecting the traditio [...]

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The Job Developer's Handbook: Practical Tactics for Customized Employment

Review 'In-depth description of creative and effective strategies . . . full of clear examples, useful forms, and helpful narratives.'--Pat Rogan'Professor, Indiana University' (03/23/2007)'A com [...]

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Flying Colors: The Story of a Remarkable Group of Artists and the Transcendent Power of Art

From Publishers Weekly In the early '90s, Lefens, a painter, goes to the Metheny School for students with cerebral palsy and other disabilities to show slides of his work. As this intensely movin [...]

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Nicholas Black Elk: Medicine Man, Missionary, Mystic

From Publishers Weekly Steltenkamp (Black Elk) delivers an exhaustively researched and unrelentingly dry biography of the Oglala Sioux religious elder, Nicholas Black Elk (1863?1950). Throughout [...]

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Gandhinagar: Building National Identity in Postcolonial India

From the Inside Flap 'Three hundred million Indians now live in towns, many of which were founded after 1947. With the publication of Gandhinagar: Building National Identity in Postcolonial India [...]

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Latin America: From Colonization to Globalization

In conversation with Heinz Dieterich, acclaimed political commentator Chomsky reviews a continent on the brink of a major economic and political crisis. An indispensable book for those interested in Latin America and the [...]

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Naked Imperialism: The U.S. Pursuit of Global Dominance

About the Author John Bellamy Foster is editor of Monthly Review. He is professor of sociology at the University of Oregon and author of The Ecological Revolution, The Great Financial Crisis (wit [...]

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Behind the Tape: Gripping, real-life stories from New Zealand's top police crisis negotiator

New Zealand's top police crisis negotiator reveals the everyday drama of being a cop: the lives saved, the lives lost, and the extreme pressure to perform in tough and confronting circumstances.Lance Burdett was in the p [...]

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Interviewing: A Practical Guide For Students And Professionals

About the Author Daphne Keats, Conjoint Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Newcastle (Australia) has long been regarded as one of Australia's leading authorities on the theory [...]

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Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice

An amazing collection of articles on today's hottest CJ topics by 26 top experts from a variety of Criminal Justice disciplines! Articles cover topics like: - Criminal Theory - Policing Issues & Research - Researchin [...]

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Transformative Scenario Planning: Working Together to Change the Future

Review ?Sixteen years ago Adam Kahane came to Colombia and worked with us on the future of our country. The four scenarios we built back then have come to life, one after another, and today we ar [...]

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Taxation and Economic Development in Taiwan (Harvard Studies in International Development)

About the Author Glenn P. Jenkins is Professor of Economics at Queen's University, Canada, and Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus.Chun-Yan Kuo is Senior Fellow of John Deutsch Interna [...]

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The Au Pair and Nanny's Guide to Working Abroad

Updated for 1997, this volume provides guidance for those who wish to work abroad as nannies, au pairs and mothers' helps. Topics covered include making the decision to go, the training and experience that are necessary, [...]

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