The Orphan Master's SonRandom HouseDescription:
An epic novel and a thrilling literary discovery, The Orphan Master’s Son follows a young man’s journey through the icy waters, dark tunnels, and eerie spy chambers of the world’s most mysterious dictatorship, North Korea.
Pak Jun Do is the haunted son of a lost mother—a singer “...
Aileen Adams, Gail Abarbanel, Rape Treatment Center Santa Monica
Sexual Assault on Campus: What Colleges Can DoRape Treatment Center Santa MonicaDescription:
In the spring of 1987, the Rape Treatment Center experienced a sudden and dramatic increase in the number of victims seeking help who had been raped on college campuses. These victims came from many different school's and from diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Although the...
Things I Want My Daughters To Know: A Small Book About the Big Issues in LifeWilliam Morrow PaperbacksDescription:
Thus Alexandra Stoddard introduces this book of simple, profound truths for joyful living. Stoddard, a mother, grandmother, and noted author on personal fulfillment, offers new ways to nurture ourselves, celebrate life's joys, and grow through its challenges. By turns wise ("Give anonymously...
Alison M. Jaggar
Feminist Politics and Human Nature (Philosophy and Society) (Philosophy & Society)Rowman & Littlefield PublishersDescription:
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A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American LifeHarvard University PressDescription:
<p>Between the eighteenth and mid-twentieth centuries, countless African Americans passed as white, leaving behind families and friends, roots and community. It was, as Allyson Hobbs writes, a chosen exile, a separation from one racial identity and the leap into another. This revelatory...
Gendering Bodies/Performing Art: Dance and Literature in Early Twentieth-Century British CultureUniversity of Michigan PressDescription:Gendering Bodies / Performing Art is the first book that attempts a conceptual integration of dance and literary history in British culture. It attempts to make visible the role of dance in creating, reinforcing, and challenging developments in aesthetic practice and...
Opting In: Having a Child Without Losing YourselfFarrar, Straus and GirouxDescription:
Feminism and Pop Culture: Seal StudiesSeal PressDescription:
<DIV>Whether or not we like to admit it, pop culture is a lens through which we alternately view and shape the world around us. When it comes to feminism, pop culture aids us in translating feminist philosophies, issues, and concepts into everyday language, making them relevant and...
Andrea Davies Henderson
Dual-Career Academic Couples What Universities Need to KnowResearch At Stanford UniversityDescription:
Andrea Rees Davies
Saving San Francisco: Relief and Recovery after the 1906 DisasterTemple University PressDescription:
For most San Franciscans, April 18, 1906 started at 5:12 am with sixty-five seconds of violent quaking followed by a relentless, raging fire that left 98% of the structures in the most populated part of the city in ruins. However, although everyone felt the earthquake equally, they did not all...