Peter Edelman with Randall Kennedy

A nationally known expert on poverty shows how not having money has been criminalized in the U.S. today and shines a light on lawyers, activists, and policy makers working for a more humane approach

Not a Crime to Be Poor The Criminalization of Poverty in America Cover Image
ISBN: 9781620971635
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: New Press - October 31st, 2017

Anita Hannig & George Paul Meiu

Over the past few decades, maternal childbirth injuries have become a potent symbol of Western biomedical intervention in Africa, affecting over one million women across the global south.

Ethno-Erotic Economies: Sexuality, Money, and Belonging in Kenya Cover Image
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9780226491172
Availability: Backordered
Published: University of Chicago Press - October 10th, 2017

Beyond Surgery: Injury, Healing, and Religion at an Ethiopian Hospital Cover Image
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9780226457291
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: University of Chicago Press - April 24th, 2017

Gabrielle Rossmer Gropman & Sonya Gropman, The German-Jewish Cookbook

This cookbook features recipes for German-Jewish cuisine as it existed in Germany prior to World War II, and as refugees later adapted it in the United States and elsewhere. Because these dishes differ from more familiar Jewish food, they will be a discovery for many people.

The German-Jewish Cookbook: Recipes and History of a Cuisine Cover Image
ISBN: 9781611688733
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Brandeis University Press - September 5th, 2017

Cynthia Enloe, The Big Push

For over a century and in scores of countries, patriarchal presumptions and practices have been challenged by women and their male allies. "Sexual harassment" has entered common parlance; police departments are equipped with rape kits; more than half of the national legislators in Bolivia and Rwanda are women; and a woman candidate won the plurality of the popular votes in the 2016 United States presidential election.

The Big Push: Exposing and Challenging the Persistence of Patriarchy Cover Image
ISBN: 9780520296893
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: University of California Press - October 26th, 2017

Matthew Chavez, Signs of Hope

In the days and weeks after the 2016 presidential election, Matthew Chavez showed up in the subway with stacks of brightly colored sticky notes. “Express yourself,” he told passersby. The response was electric. Calling himself “Levee”—one who supports the city’s emotional tide—Chavez turned an underground maze into a communal art space known as Subway Therapy.

Signs of Hope: Messages from Subway Therapy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781635570809
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Bloomsbury USA - October 24th, 2017


Subscribe to RSS - Nonfiction