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Mother to Mother

Written by Sindiwe Magona


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $16.00

Sindiwe Magona's novel Mother to Mother explores the South African legacy of apartheid through the lens of a woman who remembers a life marked by oppression and injustice. Magona decided to write this novel when she discovered that Fulbright Scholar Amy Biehl, who had been killed while working to organize the... Read more >
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The Worth of War
The Worth of War
Written by Benjamin Ginsberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149505
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The Worth of War

Written by Benjamin Ginsberg


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $24.00

Although war is terrible and brutal, history shows that it has been a great driver of human progress. So argues political scientist Benjamin Ginsberg in this incisive, well-researched study of the benefits to civilization derived from armed conflict. Ginsberg makes a convincing case that war selects for and promotes certain features... Read more >
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The Worth of War

Written by Benjamin Ginsberg


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $11.99

Although war is terrible and brutal, history shows that it has been a great driver of human progress. So argues political scientist Benjamin Ginsberg in this incisive, well-researched study of the benefits to civilization derived from armed conflict. Ginsberg makes a convincing case that war selects for and promotes certain features... Read more >
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Stop Teaching Our Kids To Kill, Revised and Updated Edition
Stop Teaching Our Kids To Kill, Revised and Updated Edition
Written by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman and Gloria Degaetano
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804139359
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Stop Teaching Our Kids To Kill, Revised and Updated Edition
A Call to Action Against TV, Movie & Video Game Violence
Written by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman and Gloria Degaetano


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $15.00

Completely revised and updated, a much-needed call to action for every parent, teacher, and citizen to help our children and stop the wave of killing and violence gripping America's youth

Newtown, Aurora, Virginia Tech, Columbine. Thereis no bigger or more important issue in America than youth violence. Kids, some as... Read more >
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Stop Teaching Our Kids To Kill, Revised and Updated Edition
Stop Teaching Our Kids To Kill, Revised and Updated Edition
Written by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman and Gloria Degaetano
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804139366
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Stop Teaching Our Kids To Kill, Revised and Updated Edition
A Call to Action Against TV, Movie & Video Game Violence
Written by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman and Gloria Degaetano


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $11.99

Completely revised and updated, a much-needed call to action for every parent, teacher, and citizen to help our children and stop the wave of killing and violence gripping America's youth

Newtown, Aurora, Virginia Tech, Columbine. Thereis no bigger or more important issue in America than youth violence. Kids, some as... Read more >
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Extreme Mean
Extreme Mean
Written by Paula Todd
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771084041
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Extreme Mean
Trolls, Bullies and Predators Online
Written by Paula Todd


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2014
Price: $14.99

From one of Canada's foremost investigative writers, a groundbreaking exposé on the motives and machinations behind cyberabuse - tormenting, trolling, harassment, cyberbullying, stalking, and sexual extortion - and the toll it is taking on children, youth, and adults around the world.
 
It seems as if each week our news broadcasts, newspaper headlines...

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Extreme Mean
Extreme Mean
Written by Paula Todd
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771084034
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Extreme Mean
Trolls, Bullies and Predators Online
Written by Paula Todd


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2014
Price: $27.95

From one of Canada's foremost investigative writers, a groundbreaking exposé on the motives and machinations behind cyberabuse - tormenting, trolling, harassment, cyberbullying, stalking, and sexual extortion - and the toll it is taking on children, youth, and adults around the world.
 
It seems as if each week our news broadcasts, newspaper headlines...

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La guerra de los zetas
La guerra de los zetas
Written by Diego Osorno
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804169493
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La guerra de los zetas
Viaje por la frontera de la necropolítica
Written by Diego Osorno


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $15.95

En el año 2000, cuando el PRI dejó al fin la presidencia de México, en el noreste del país nacieron Los Zetas, una banda que entonces parecía una anécdota fugaz dentro del mundo del narco. Doce años después, el PRI regresa al poder y Los Zetas parecen eternos mientras libran una... Read more >
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La guerra de los zetas
La guerra de los zetas
Written by Diego Osorno
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804170321
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La guerra de los zetas
Viaje por la frontera de la necropolítica
Written by Diego Osorno


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $11.99

En el año 2000, cuando el PRI dejó al fin la presidencia de México, en el noreste del país nacieron Los Zetas, una banda que entonces parecía una anécdota fugaz dentro del mundo del narco. Doce años después, el PRI regresa al poder y Los Zetas parecen eternos mientras libran una... Read more >
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The Value of Violence
The Value of Violence
Written by Benjamin Ginsberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616148317
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The Value of Violence

Written by Benjamin Ginsberg


Format: Hardcover, 250 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $24.95

This provocative thesis calls violence the driving force not just of war, but of politics and even social stability.
 

     Though violence is commonly deplored, political scientist Ginsberg argues that in many ways it is indispensable, unavoidable, and valuable. 

     Ginsberg sees violence manifested in society in many ways. "Law-preserving violence" (using Walter Benjamin's phrase)... Read more >
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The Value of Violence

Written by Benjamin Ginsberg


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $12.99

This provocative thesis calls violence the driving force not just of war, but of politics and even social stability.
 

     Though violence is commonly deplored, political scientist Ginsberg argues that in many ways it is indispensable, unavoidable, and valuable. 

     Ginsberg sees violence manifested in society in many ways. "Law-preserving violence" (using Walter Benjamin's phrase)... Read more >
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Harvest the Wind
Harvest the Wind
Written by Philip Warburg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807000496
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Harvest the Wind
America's Journey to Jobs, Energy Independence, and Climate Stability
Written by Philip Warburg


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $19.00

Winds sweeping through the Great Plains once robbed the Farm Belt of its future, stripping away overworked topsoil and creating the dreaded Dust Bowl of the 1930s. Today, those winds are bringing new hope to the declining rural communities of the central United States. Nowhere is wind’s promise more palpable than... Read more >
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Harvest the Wind
Harvest the Wind
Written by Philip Warburg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807001073
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Harvest the Wind
America's Journey to Jobs, Energy Independence, and Climate Stability
Written by Philip Warburg


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $27.95

Winds sweeping through the Great Plains once robbed the Farm Belt of its future, stripping away overworked topsoil and creating the dreaded Dust Bowl of the 1930s. Today, those winds are bringing new hope to the declining rural communities of the central United States. Nowhere is wind’s promise more palpable than... Read more >
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Harvest the Wind
America's Journey to Jobs, Energy Independence, and Climate Stability
Written by Philip Warburg


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $27.95

Winds sweeping across the Great Plains once robbed the Farm Belt of its future, stripping away overworked topsoil and creating the dreaded Dust Bowl of the 1930s. Today, those winds are bringing new hope to the declining rural communities of the central United States. Nowhere is wind's promise more palpable than... Read more >
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American Violence
American Violence
Written by Richard Hofstadter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307814005
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American Violence

Written by Richard Hofstadter


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 7, 2012
Price: $15.99

With eyewitness accounts and contemporary reports—linked together by succinct analytical commentaries—Richard Hofstadter and his young collaborator, Michael Wallace, have created a superb documentary reader that is, in effect, a history of violence in America through four centuries.
                Here, as experienced by men and women who lived through them, are not only... Read more >
Gone Boy
Gone Boy
Written by Gregory Gibson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556439599
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Gone Boy
A Father's Search for the Truth in His Son's Murder
Written by Gregory Gibson


Format: Trade Paperback, 360 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $17.95

On December 14, 1992, Gregory Gibson’s eighteen-year-old son Galen was murdered, shot in the doorway of his college library by a fellow student gone berserk. The killer was jailed for life, but for Gibson the tragedy was still unfolding. The morning of the shooting, he learned, college officials had intercepted but... Read more >
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Rose
Rose
Written by Inga Muscio
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583229262
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Rose
Love in Violent Times
Written by Inga Muscio


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $17.95

With trademark precision and razor-sharp wit, Inga Muscio explores the impacts of passive violence, abuse, war, and cultural trauma on our most intimate lives in order to uncover a path toward healthy and imaginative sex and love.
Rose breaks new ground in answering a fundamental question in most feminist and antiracist writing... Read more >
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Rose
Love in Violent Times
Written by Inga Muscio


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $17.95

With trademark precision and razor-sharp wit, Inga Muscio explores the impacts of passive violence, abuse, war, and cultural trauma on our most intimate lives in order to uncover a path toward healthy and imaginative sex and love.
Rose breaks new ground in answering a fundamental question in most feminist and antiracist writing... Read more >
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Fist Stick Knife Gun
A Personal History of Violence
Written by Geoffrey Canada


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 13, 2010
Price: $14.00

A new edition, including the story of the founding of the Harlem Children’s Zone
 
Long before the avalanche of praise for his work—from Oprah Winfrey, from President Bill Clinton, from President Barack Obama—long before he became known for his talk show appearances, Members Project spots, and documentaries like Waiting for... Read more >
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Fist Stick Knife Gun
Fist Stick Knife Gun
Written by Geoffrey Canada
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ISBN: 9780807044612
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Fist Stick Knife Gun
A Personal History of Violence
Written by Geoffrey Canada


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $14.00

A new edition, including the story of the founding of the Harlem Children’s Zone
 
Long before the avalanche of praise for his work—from Oprah Winfrey, from President Bill Clinton, from President Barack Obama—long before he became known for his talk show appearances, Members Project spots, and documentaries like Waiting for... Read more >
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Playing at Being Bad
Playing at Being Bad
Written by Michael Ungar
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551992020
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Playing at Being Bad
The Hidden Resilience of Troubled Teens
Written by Michael Ungar


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 24, 2009
Price: $12.99

“Our most troubled youth are far more resilient and healthy than we are ready to admit. If we take the time to listen very closely to our children speak about their experiences beyond our front doors, we hear an entirely different story about their lives than the one we adults tell.”

Unlike... Read more >
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Hold Everything Dear
Hold Everything Dear
Written by John Berger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307386731
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Hold Everything Dear
Dispatches on Survival and Resistance
Written by John Berger


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $14.00

From one of the most impassioned of writers of our time, this powerful collection of essays offers a stark portrait of post-9/11 realities. John Berger occupies a unique position in the international cultural landscape: artist, filmmaker, poet, philosopher, novelist, and essayist, he is also a deeply thoughtful political activist. In Hold... Read more >
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Climate of Fear
Climate of Fear
Written by Wole Soyinka
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307430823
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Climate of Fear
The Quest for Dignity in a Dehumanized World
Written by Wole Soyinka


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

In this new book developed from the prestigious Reith Lectures, Nobel Prize—winning author Wole Soyinka, a courageous advocate for human rights around the world, considers fear as the dominant theme in world politics.

Decades ago, the idea of collective fear had a tangible face: the atom bomb. Today our shared anxiety has... Read more >
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Playing at Being Bad
Playing at Being Bad
Written by Michael Ungar
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771087110
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Playing at Being Bad
The Hidden Resilience of Troubled Teens
Written by Michael Ungar


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2007
Price: $16.95

“Our most troubled youth are far more resilient and healthy than we are ready to admit. If we take the time to listen very closely to our children speak about their experiences beyond our front doors, we hear an entirely different story about their lives than the one we adults tell.”

Unlike... Read more >
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In the Name of Heaven
In the Name of Heaven
Written by Mary Jane Engh
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024545
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In the Name of Heaven
3000 Years of Religious Persecution
Written by Mary Jane Engh


Format: Hardcover, 261 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2006
Price: $27.99

Religion—the source of inspiration, hope, and basic values for most of humanity throughout history—has also been the motive for atrocious persecutions from antiquity to the present. In the Name of Heaven is a wide-ranging historical survey of religious persecution encompassing three millennia and a great diversity of cultures worldwide.
Defining religious... Read more >
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