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Cultural Studies


  
The Tipping Point
How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
by Malcolm Gladwell
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This celebrated New York Times bestseller -- now poised to reach an even wider audience in paperback -- is a book that is changing the way Americans think about selling products and disseminating ideas.  [ more ]

  
The Culture of Fear
Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things
by Barry Glassner
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The Culture of Fear has truly hit a nerve in the national consciousness. Sociologist Barry Glassner examines how fear is provoked in the public and the consequences of living in an environment where realism has become rarer than doors without  [ more ]

  
Nation of Rebels
Why Counterculture Became Consumer Culture
by Joseph Heath
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In this wide-ranging and perceptive work of cultural criticism, Joseph Heath and Andrew Potter shatter the most important myth that dominates much of radical political, economic, and cultural thinking. The idea of a counterculture -- a world outside of the  [ more ]

  
Getting Off
Pornography and the End of Masculinity
by Robert Jensen
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In our culture, porn makes the man. So argues Robert Jensen in Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity. Jensens treatise begins with a simple demand: "Be a man." It ends with a defiant response: "I chose to struggle  [ more ]

  
No LOGO - Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies
by Naomi Klein
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With a new Afterword to the 2002 edition. "No Logo employs journalistic savvy and personal testament to detail the insidious practices and far-reaching effects of corporate marketing--and the powerful potential of a growing activist sect that will surely alter the  [ more ]

  
A Hundred Little Hitlers
The Death of a Black Man, the Trial of a White Racist, and the Rise of the Neo-Nazi Movement in Amer
by Elinor Langer
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A riveting account of a skinhead killing and a chilling look at the world in which it happened On November 12, 1988, a group of Portland, Oregon, skinheads known as East Side White Pride met for an evening of beer  [ more ]

  
Harmful to Minors
The Perils of Protecting Children from Sex
by Judith Levine
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This is the first paperback edition of Levine's controversial book challenging American attitudes towards child/adolescent sexuality--especially attitudes promulgated by a Christian right that has effectively seized control of how sex is taught in public schools.  [ more ]

  
I Can't Believe You Asked That!
The Ultimate Q&A about Race, Sex, Religion, and Other Terrifying Topics
by Phillip Milano
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Now, Yforum.com's creator offers a compelling book with real answers-from both everyday people and experts-for questions on even the most sensitive topics:
  • What do blind people "see" in their dreams?
  • Why do white people smell like wet  [ more ]

  
Hippie by Barry Miles
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It?s the celebration of an era. This ultimate, beautiful, illuminating, and really groovy look at the 1960s counterculture is rich in illustrations and filled with the history, politics, sayings, and slogans that defined the age. For those who were there,  [ more ]

  
Actual Innocence
When Justice Goes Wrong and How to Make It Right
by Barry Scheck
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Here are the stories of innocent men and women--and the system that put them away under the guise of justice. Now updated with new information, Actual Innocence sheds light on "a system that tolerates lying prosecutors, slumbering defense attorneys and  [ more ]


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