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Social Issues

  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "A riveting book."? The Wall Street Journal "Essential reading."?David Brooks,   New York Times From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America?s white working class Hillbilly Elegy...

    Publisher : HarperCollins
    published : 2016
  • An instant New York Times bestseller, named a best book of the year by The New York Times Book Review , Amazon, and Entertainment Weekly, among others, this celebrated account of a young African-American man who escaped Newark, NJ, to attend Yale, but still faced the dangers of the streets when he returned is, ?nuanced and shattering? ( People...

    Publisher : Scribner
    published : 2014
  • Now in paperback, this   New York Times bestselling work of undercover journalism offers ?a compelling and cogent argument that eating healthily ought to be easier? ( The Cleveland Plain Dealer ). When award-winning (and working-class) journalist Tracie McMillan saw foodies swooning over $9 organic tomatoes, she couldn?t help but wonder:...

    Publisher : Scribner
    published : 2012
  • The New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational and The Upside of Irrationality returns with thought-provoking work to challenge our preconceptions about dishonesty and urge us to take an honest look at ourselves. Does the chance of getting caught affect how likely we are to cheat? How do companies pave the way for...

    Publisher : HarperCollins
    published : 2013
  • Now an HBO® Film starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells?taken without her knowledge in 1951?became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping,...

    Publisher : Crown/Archetype
    published : 2010
  • Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor her doctors would ever recover. Lia's parents, Foua and Nao Kao, were part of a large Hmong community in Merced,...

    Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    published : 1998
  • This practical, comprehensive, and easy to use book helps alcohol abusers understand their behavior, but provides practical steps that anyone can use to solve an alcohol problem. Written by a cognitive-behavioral psychologist, this book includes chapters on overcoming low self-esteem, depression, stress, attending self-help groups, and living a better...

    Publisher : See Sharp Press
    published : 1996
  • AS ALEX PRUD?HOMME and his great-aunt Julia Child were completing their collaboration on her memoir, My Life in France , they began to talk about the French obsession with bottled water, which had finally spread to America. From this spark of interest, Prud?homme began what would become an ambitious quest to understand the evolving story of freshwater....

    Publisher : Scribner
    published : 2011
  • Building on its predecessor, The International Handbook of Social Impact Assessment, this important new book outlines current developments in thinking in the field of Social Impact Assessment (SIA). It introduces and advances the theory and practice of SIA, and illustrates that a generational shift in the way socioeconomic studies and community participation...

    Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
    published : 2012
  • Empower your students to become part of the solution. With a clear and upbeat voice, author Anna Leon-Guerrero?s thought-provoking overview of social problems challenges readers to understand and recognize social problems in their communities and inspires them to become part of the solution. The Fifth Edition of Social Problems: Community, Policy,...

    Publisher : SAGE Publications
    published : 2015