By Amanda M. Czerniawski
Drawing on a three-year multidisciplinary research of the kids of divorced mom and dad, the authors current a necessary consultant to operating with young children who're experiencing parental separation. This ebook presents an in-depth photo of the influence of divorce on young ones either in the course of and after the lawsuits. The authors express what youngsters wish and want to understand and the way execs can let them have a level of involvement within the technique of separation. Divorcing teenagers addresses the weaknesses of present laws in relatives justice and indicates methods of enhancing the abilities and information of all pros who paintings with young ones in this tough interval of their lives.
Full Frontal Feminism is a great and relatable advisor to the problems that topic to today’s younger ladies. This variation features a new foreword through Valenti, reflecting upon what’s occurred within the seven years considering the fact that Full Frontal Feminism used to be initially released. With new openers from Valenti in each bankruptcy, the booklet covers quite a number issues, together with popular culture, wellbeing and fitness, reproductive rights, violence, schooling, relationships, and more.
You’re a Hardcore Feminist. I Swear.
Feminists Do It larger (and different intercourse Tips)
Pop tradition long gone Wild
The Blame (and disgrace) Game
If those Uterine partitions may possibly Talk
My monstrous fats pointless marriage ceremony and different courting Diseases
“Real” girls Have Babies
I Promise I Won’t Say “Herstory”
Boys Do Cry
Sex and the City electorate, My Ass
A speedy educational Aside
Get to It
Since its unique book, Full Frontal Feminism has reassured readers—yeah, you are feminists, and that is truly beautiful cool.
By Richard J. Crisp
'Ethnic cleansing', 'institutional racism', and 'social exclusion' are only a number of the phrases used to explain some of the most urgent social matters dealing with today’s societies: prejudice and intergroup discrimination. constantly, those pervasive social difficulties may be traced again to variations in faith, ethnicity, or numerous different bases of team club: the social different types to which individuals belong.
Social categorization, how we classify ourselves and others, exerts a profound effect on our techniques, ideals, emotions, and behaviors. during this quantity, Richard Crisp and Miles Hewstone assemble a variety of prime figures within the social sciences to target a swiftly rising, yet seriously very important, new query: how, while, and why do humans classify others alongside a number of dimensions of social categorization? the quantity additionally explores what this implies for social habit, and what implications a number of and complicated perceptions of type club may need for lowering prejudice, discrimination, and social exclusion.
Topics coated include:
- the cognitive, motivational, and affective implications of a number of categorization
- the crossed categorization and customary ingroup tools of lowering prejudice and intergroup discrimination
- the nature of social categorization between multicultural, multiethnic, and multilingual individuals.
Multiple Social Categorization: approach, types and Applications addresses concerns which are significant to social psychology and may be of specific curiosity to these learning or discovering within the fields of staff strategies and Intergroup Relations.
Someday in past due October 2011, the 7 billionth citizen of planet Earth might be born. To mark the development, National Geographic journal commissioned seven articles that discover the attention-grabbing issues—including demographics, nutrients safety, weather swap, fertility tendencies, coping with biodiversity—surrounding this subject, that are accrued for the 1st time during this exact e-book.
Environment editor Robert Kunzig starts off by way of sketching out a average heritage of inhabitants. the problems linked to inhabitants development look unending: poverty, meals and water offer, global health and wellbeing, weather switch, deforestation, fertility charges, and extra. in more chapters Elizabeth Kolbert explores a brand new era—the “Anthropocene,” or the age of man—defined via our colossal effect on this planet, with a view to undergo lengthy after our towns have crumbled; and takes us to the Mediterranean, the place she delves into concerns linked to expanding ocean acidification. In Bangladesh, Don Belt explores how the folks of this crowded sector can train us approximately adapting to emerging sea degrees. In “Food Ark” we go back and forth deep in the earth and world wide to discover the seed banks which are maintaining the range of foodstuff species we may have to extend nutrients creation on an more and more crowded planet. In Brazil, Cynthia Gournay explores the phenomenon of “Machisma” and exhibits how a mixture of woman empowerment and steamy cleaning soap operas helped convey down Brazil’s fertility cost and stoke its shiny financial system. also we discover threats to biodiversity, and the go back of cities—which could be the method to lots of our inhabitants woes. sign up for nationwide Geographic in this brilliant trip to discover our speedily starting to be planet.
By Joel Best, Kathleen A. Bogle
Winner of the 2015 Brian McConnell e-book Award offered via the foreign Society for modern Legend Research
By Nikil Saval
You suggest this position we visit 5 days per week has a history? Cubed unearths the unexplored but brilliant tale of the areas the place lots of the world's work--our work--gets performed. From "Bartleby the Scrivener" to The place of work, from the steno pool to the open-plan cubicle farm, Cubed is an engaging, frequently humorous, and occasionally traumatic anatomy of the white-collar international and the way it got here to be how it is--and what it could become.
In the mid-nineteenth century clerks labored in small, dank areas referred to as "counting-houses." those have been all-male enclaves, the place paintings used to be simply forms. so much americans thought of clerks to be questionable dandies, who didn't do "real work." however the funny story was once on them: because the nice historic shifts from agricultural to business economies happened, after which from business to info economies, the association of the place of work advanced in addition to them--and the clerks took over. workplaces turned rationalized, designed for either larger potency within the accomplishments of clerical paintings and the enhancement of employee productiveness. ladies entered the workplace by way of the hundreds of thousands, and revolutionized the social international from inside of. Skyscrapers full of workplace area got here to tower over towns in every single place. Cubed opens our eyes to what's a really "secret history" of adjustments so visible and ubiquitous that we've not often spotted them. From the wood-paneled govt suite to the appearance of the booths the place 60% of usa citizens now paintings (and ninety three% of them dislike it) to a not-too-distant destiny the place we'd paintings at any place at any time (and probably the entire time), Cubed excavates from well known books, video clips, comedian strips (Dilbert!), and an unlimited volume of administration literature and enterprise historical past, the explanations why our offices are the best way they are--and how they may be larger.
By David E. Sanger
"This astonishingly revealing insider's account of the Obama administration's overseas coverage procedure is a triumph." —Foreign Affairs
President Obama's management got here to workplace with the realm on hearth. Confront and Conceal is the tale of ways, in his first time period, Obama secretly used the main leading edge guns and instruments of yank strength, together with our such a lot sophisticated—and nonetheless unacknowledged—arsenal of cyberweapons, geared toward Iran's nuclear program.
Washington and the realm have been rocked by way of Confront and Conceal, which fits deep into the placement Room as Obama questions even if this new weapon can gradual Iran and steer clear of a war—or even if it is going to create blowback, because the Iranians and others retaliate with cyberattacks at the usa. It describes how the bin encumbered raid worsened the dysfunctional dating with Pakistan, and the way Obama's early idealism approximately combating a "war of necessity" in Afghanistan quick grew to become to fatigue, frustration, and now withdrawal. because the global seeks to appreciate how Obama will focus on nationalistic leaders in Beijing, a North Korea bent on constructing a nuclear weapon which could succeed in American shorelines, and an Arab international the place promising revolutions became to chaos, Confront and Conceal—with an up to date epilogue for this paperback edition—provides an unflinching account of those complicated years of presidential fight, within which America's skill to exert regulate grows ever extra elusive.
Drawing on either her roots in Kentucky and her adventures with big apple Coop forums, Where We Stand is a profitable black woman's reflection--personal, basic, and carefully honest--on how our dilemmas of sophistication and race are intertwined, and the way we will locate how you can imagine past them.
By Marc Edward Shaw
HBO’s Girls and the Awkward Politics of Gender, Race, and Privilege is a set of essays that examines the HBO software Girls. because its top-rated in 2012, the sequence has garnered the eye of people from quite a few walks of existence. The express has been defined in lots of phrases: insightful, out-of-touch, brash, sexist, racist, perverse, complicated, edgy, bold, provocative—just to call a number of. total, there's no doubt that Girls has firmly etched itself within the cloth of early twenty-first-century pop culture.
The essays during this ebook research the exhibit from a number of angles together with: white privilege; physique photograph; gender; tradition; race; sexuality; parental and generational attitudes; 3rd wave feminism; male emasculation and immaturity; hipster, indie, and concrete song because it pertains to iteration Y and new release X. via analyzing those views, this ebook uncovers a number of the such a lot urgent concerns that experience surfaced within the exhibit, whereas contemplating the wider societal implications therein.