Jai Sen, The Movements of Movements

Jai Sen discusses his collections of writings on social justice with contributor Jeffrey Juris.

The Movements of Movements : Part 1: What Makes Us Move?  Cover Image
By Jai Sen (Editor)
ISBN: 9781629632407
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Published: PM Press - February 1st, 2018

The Movements of Movements : Part 2: Rethinking Our Dance Cover Image
By Jai Sen (Editor)
ISBN: 9781629633800
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Published: PM Press - September 1st, 2018

Steve Forbert, Big City Cat

More than four decades have passed since Steve Forbert made his way to New York City from his Meridian, Mississippi birthplace in quest of a career in music. It was the most unlikely time and place for a folk singer to leap into the fray in a burgeoning scene where new wave and punk were emerging while he took the stage as a the archetypal folkie, armed with just an acoustic guitar and sheaf of very personal songs.

Maureen Cavanagh, If You Love Me

Fast-paced and heartwarming, devastating and redemptive, Maureen's incredible odyssey into the opioid crisis--first as a parent, then as an advocate--is ultimately a deeply moving mother-daughter story. When Maureen and her ex-husband Mike see their daughter Katie's needle track marks for the first time, it is a complete shock.

If You Love Me: A Mother's Journey Through Her Daughter's Opioid Addiction Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250297341
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - September 4th, 2018

Joni Seager, The Women's Atlas

The most up-to-date global perspective on how women are living today across continents and cultures.

In this completely revised and updated fifth edition of her groundbreaking atlas, Joni Seager provides comprehensive and accessible analysis of up-to-the-minute global data on the key issues facing women today: equality, motherhood, feminism, the culture of beauty, women at work, women in the global economy, changing households, domestic violence, lesbian rights, women in government, and more. The result is an invaluable resource on the status of women around the world today.

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ISBN: 9780143132349
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Published: Penguin Books - October 30th, 2018

Ellen Ruppel Shell, The Job

Since 1973, our productivity has grown almost six times faster than our wages. Most of us rank so far below the top earners in the country that the "winners" might as well inhabit another planet. But work is about much more than earning a living. Work gives us our identity, and a sense of purpose and place in this world. And yet, work as we know it is under siege.

The Job: Work and Its Future in a Time of Radical Change Cover Image
ISBN: 9780451497253
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Published: Currency - October 23rd, 2018

Peter Bebergal, Strange Frequencies

Strange Frequencies takes readers on an extraordinary narrative and historical journey to discover how people have used technology in an effort to search for our own immortality. Bebergal builds his own ghostly gadgets to reach the other side, too, and follows the path of famous inventors, engineers, seekers, and seers who attempted to answer life's ultimate mysteries.

Strange Frequencies: The Extraordinary Story of the Technological Quest for the Supernatural Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143111825
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Published: TarcherPerigee - October 23rd, 2018

Howard Mansfield, The Habit of Turning the World Upside Down

While reporting on citizens fighting natural gas pipelines and transmission lines planned to cut right across their homes, Howard Mansfield saw the emotional toll of these projects. "They got under the skin," writes Mansfield. "This was about more than kilowatts, powerlines, and pipelines. Something in this upheaval felt familiar. I began to realize that I was witnessing an essential American experience: the world turned upside down.

The Habit of Turning the World Upside Down: Our Belief in Property and the Cost of That Belief Cover Image
ISBN: 9780872332706
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Published: Bauhan Pub - October 2nd, 2018

Jill Lepore, These Truths

In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian and New Yorker writer Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation, an urgently needed reckoning with the beauty and tragedy of American history.

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ISBN: 9780393635249
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 18th, 2018

Maria Olsen, 50 After 50

At age 50, Maria Leonard Olsen drank her way out of a 25-year marriage. She had, against advice, put all her eggs in the motherhood basket, willfully derailing her successful law career. As teenagers, her precious children did not need her in the hands-on way they previously had. She and her husband had grown apart because, among other things, they failed to nurture that important relationship. She was depressed and stuck.

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ISBN: 9781538109649
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Published: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - June 15th, 2018


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