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Sociology



link to catalog page, Philosophy, Crime, and Criminology Author: Edited by Bruce A. Arrigo and Christopher R. Williams
Pub Date: April 2006

Revealing the values implicit in today's crime and public policy agenda   learn more...
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link to catalog page, White Slave Crusades

White Slave Crusades

Race, Gender, and Anti-vice Activism, 1887-1917

Author: Brian Donovan
Pub Date: December 2006

Forced prostitution, moralism, and the narratives of prejudice   learn more...
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link to catalog page DAWSON, The Consumer Trap

The Consumer Trap

Big Business Marketing in American Life

Author: Michael Dawson
Pub Date: 2005

Why the much-advertised American way of life continues to grow more socially, economically, and environmentally costly and less citizen-friendly -- and what we should do about it   learn more...
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link to catalog page JAMES, Genital Cutting and Transnational Sisterhood Author: Edited by Stanlie M. James and Claire C. Robertson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2002; Paper: 2005

A powerful challenge to Western representations of female genital cutting   learn more...
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link to catalog page LUCASSEN, The Immigrant Threat

The Immigrant Threat

The Integration of Old and New Migrants in Western Europe since 1850

Author: Leo Lucassen
Pub Date: November 2005

Common threads in the long-term integration experience of migrants, past and present   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Living Walden Two

Living Walden Two

B. F. Skinner's Behaviorist Utopia and Experimental Communities

Author: Hilke Kuhlmann
Pub Date: June 2005

The secret life of Utopias and Utopians   learn more...
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link to catalog page PLECK, Domestic Tyranny

Domestic Tyranny

The Making of American Social Policy against Family Violence from Colonial Times to the Present

Author: Elizabeth Pleck
Pub Date: March 2004

Chronicling the rise and demise of legal, feminist, and medical campaigns against domestic violence from colonial times to the present   learn more...
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link to catalog page BAUER, Science or Pseudoscience

Science or Pseudoscience

Magnetic Healing, Psychic Phenomena, and Other Heterodoxies

Author: Henry H. Bauer
Pub Date: 2004

A book that all scientists should read, and a book that all who are interested in the unexplainable will want to read, Bauer explores how examining anomalies have profited humankind and restores the respectability--and necessity--of such pursuits in a fascinating overview of science and the pursuit of the unknown.   learn more...
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link to catalog page HERRING, Skin Deep

Skin Deep

How Race and Complexion Matter in the "Color-Blind" Era

Author: Edited by Cedric Herring, Verna M. Keith, and Hayward Derrick Horton
Pub Date: August 2004

A collection of essays questioning the truth of American’s color-blind society from outside and inside communities of color.   learn more...
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link to catalog page WENOCUR, From Charity to Enterprise

From Charity to Enterprise

The Development of American Social Work in a Market Economy

Author: Stanley Wenocur and Michael Reisch
Pub Date: 2002

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