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link to catalog page, Making Race, Making Power

Making Race, Making Power

North Carolina's Road to Disfranchisement

Author: Kent Redding
Pub Date: July 2003

The how, why, and when of black disfranchisement in the American South   learn more...

link to catalog page FINE, Morel Tales

Morel Tales

The Culture of Mushrooming

Author: Gary Alan Fine
Pub Date: March 2003

How people and groups attempt to give meaning to the natural world that surrounds them   learn more...

link to catalog page ADDAMS, The Selected Papers of Jane Addams

The Selected Papers of Jane Addams

vol. 1: Preparing to Lead, 1860-81

Author: Jane Addams Edited by Mary Lynn McCree Bryan, Barbara Bair, and Maree de Angury
Pub Date: December 2003

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link to catalog page COSTIN, Two Sisters for Social Justice

Two Sisters for Social Justice

A Biography of Grace and Edith Abbott

Author: Lela B. Costin
Pub Date: August 2003

Contemporaries of Jane Addams, tackled issues of suffrage, workers rights, child labor laws, juvenial deliquency, prostitution, and immigration. Grace worked with the U.S. Children’s Bureau and Edith helped found the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration.   learn more...

link to catalog page DASH, When Children Want Children

When Children Want Children

The Urban Crisis of Teenage Childbearing

Author: Leon Dash
Pub Date: March 2003

When Washington Post reporter Leon Dash set out to investigate the ever-lowering age of teenage parents, what he discovered shocked him: these pregnancies were almost always intentional.   learn more...

link to catalog page WARREN, American Cultural Studies Author: Edited by Catherine A. Warren and Mary Douglas Vavrus
Pub Date: January 2002

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link to catalog page BURTON, Computing in the Social Sciences and Humanities Author: Edited by Orville Vernon Burton
Pub Date: May 2002

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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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link to catalog page GORDON, Heroes of Their Own Lives

Heroes of Their Own Lives

The Politics and History of Family Violence--Boston, 1880-1960

Author: Linda Gordon
Pub Date: April 2002

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link to catalog page COCK, Melting Pots and Rainbow Nations

Melting Pots and Rainbow Nations

Conversations about Difference in the United States and South Africa

Author: Jacklyn Cock and Alison Bernstein
Pub Date: March 2002

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