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Collaborating against Human Trafficking: Cross-Sector Challenges and Practices

Review Foot?s honest and critical attention throughout her book to the visible and the not-so-visible challenges to cross-sector collaboration against human trafficking is a refreshingly clever a [...]

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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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Two Roads to Sumter

About the Author As a child living in a small town in Michigan, Bruce Catton (1899-1978) was stimulated by the reminiscences of the Civil War that he heard from local veterans. His education at O [...]

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Raciolinguistics: How Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race

Review 'Raciolinguistics is an essential, must-read for scholars of race, ethnicity, and culture. Building upon Alim & Smitherman's groundbreaking Articulate While Black, Alim et al. continue the [...]

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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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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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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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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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The Language and Politics of Exclusion: Others in Discourse (Communication and Human Values)

This volume brings together articles that apply critical discourse analysis to texts and speech which contribute to the marginalizaton of minority groups. Studying both the fine detail of language use and the political v [...]

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'Isms & 'Ologies: All the Movements, Ideologies and Doctrines That Have Shaped Our World

About the Author Arthur Goldwag, a freelance writer and editor for more than twenty years, has worked at Book-ofthe-Month Club, where he created Traditions, a club devoted to Jewish interests, as [...]

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Thinking Without Words (Philosophy of Mind)

Review 'Berm?dez does what has waited a long time to be done, namely, he widens the scope of non-linguistic thought in analytic philosophy. The case he builds is strong and highly interesting, an [...]

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The Book of Chuang Tzu (Penguin Classics)

Language Notes Text: English (translation) Original Language: Chinese --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Read more [...]

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Philosophy Made Simple: A Complete Guide to the World's Most Important Thinkers and Theories

From the Publisher For almost four decades, Made Simple books have set the standard for continuing education and home study. In answer to the changing needsof today's marketplace, the Made Simple [...]

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The Importance of Being Lazy: In Praise of Play, Leisure, and Vacation

Review 'The Importance of Being Lazy solidifies Al Gini's reputation as a leading philosopher of contemporary American culture.'? - Ronald M. Green, Ethics Institute, Dartmouth College, USA 'Fin [...]

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Superheroes and Philosophy: Truth, Justice, and the Socratic Way

Review 'Superman's costume always bugged me when I was a kid? So you need a secret identity ? cool. But what?s the deal with all the rainbow-hued Spandex masks and costumes?... I found the answer [...]

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On the Meaning of Life

About the Author Will Durant (1885 1981) was awarded the Pulitzer Prize (1968) and the Presidential Medal of Freedom (1977). He spent more than fifty years writing his critically acclaimed eleven [...]

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Crafting Phenomenological Research

Review ?Mark Vagle?s book is sure to be the go-to source for those who want to do phenomenological research in the social sciences. He not only explains the genealogy of phenomenological theories [...]

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Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life, They Change It: Wisdom of the Great Philosophers on How to Live

Review Praise for?Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life, They Change It'A refreshingly spontaneous plunge into deep thought.' - Booklist'While philosophy is often seen as?no laughing matter, Klei [...]

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