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The Legacy of Vicente Guerrero, Mexico's First Black Indian President

About the Author Theodore G. Vincent, a retired history instructor from the University of California, Berkeley, is a former newspaper columnist for the Los Angeles Herald Dispatch. He is the auth [...]

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Lemon Meringue Life

Review Delightful, uplifting - keep going Chris - I admire and respect your work. -- Ralph Sneed, Ph.D., Deputy Director Missouri Department of Mental Health Finally a book that can help both the [...]

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Teaching Information & Technology Skills : The Big6 in Elementary Schools

From School Library Journal The authors point out that their model for problem solving is not unique, but that its application to the world of information and technology gives it relevance. The s [...]

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The End of the Homosexual?

About the Author Dennis Altman is a professor of politics and the director of the Institute for Human Security at La Trobe University in Melbourne as well as a former visiting professor of Austra [...]

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The Feel of Silence (Health, Society, and Policy)

From Library Journal In this witty, warm, and sensitive memoir, a successful lawyer and professor recalls her life as a child, student, wife, mother, and grandmother. Tucker had to battle against [...]

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Between Mothers and Sons: The Making of Vital and Loving Men

From Publishers Weekly Despite the current fashion for raising boys and girls as free as possible from sexual stereotypes, recent research, argues this book, shows that boys and girls are just no [...]

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The Commitment: Love, Sex, Marriage, and My Family

From Publishers Weekly Starred Review. The author of the internationally syndicated column 'Savage Love' brings much-needed humor, and a reality check, to the bitter gay-marriage debate with this [...]

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Gay, Explained: History, Science, Culture, and Spirit

Imagine your favorite gay uncle sitting you down and explaining everything you ever wondered about gay people. That is Gay, Explained.Written for gay and straight people alike, Gay, Explained leads the reader on a journe [...]

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The Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man's World, Second Edition

Review Philadelphia Gay News bestseller, 5/11/12?A groundbreaking examination of the psychology of homosexuality, why it leads to shame over one's identity and how to overcome it.?This book has r [...]

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Structures for Organizing Knowledge: Exploring Taxonomies, Ontologies, and Other Schema

Review 'An excellent primer on expanding one's concepts of knowledge organization, Abbas' book is important reading for library and information science students learning about the organization of [...]

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Writing at the Margin: Discourse Between Anthropology and Medicine

From the Inside Flap 'This is the work of an energetic scholar whose capacity to read, digest, and reflect on ideas in diverse domains of inquiry is probably unequaled in the field.'?Sue Estroff, [...]

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Small Feats: Unsung Accomplishments & Everyday Heroics of Foster & Adoptive Parents

Review '...champions parents who have found a way to stand by their children in extraordinary ways in extraordinary circumstances.' -- Wilf Graham, Director, Bluewater Family Support Services, In [...]

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Knowledge, Power, and Practice: The Anthropology of Medicine and Everyday Life (Comparative Studies of Health Systems and Medical Care)

About the Author Shirley Lindenbaum is Professor of Anthropology at the Graduate Center, City University of New York and author of Kuru Sorcery (1979). Margaret Lock is Professor of Medical Antho [...]

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God's Laboratory: Assisted Reproduction in the Andes

Review 'The book is an important contribution to the anthropology of reproduction and Latin American studies, among other fields.' (Amy Cooper Somatosphere 2014-04-03) --This text [...]

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Do Parents Matter?: Why Japanese Babies Sleep Soundly, Mexican Siblings Donít Fight, and American Families Should Just Relax

Review 'Fascinating...The authors' global perspective finds that human experience is varied and kids are resilient.'?Laura Vanderkam, Wall Street Journal'It took two accomplished (and married) an [...]

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English with an Accent: Language, Ideology and Discrimination in the United States

Review 'This second edition of English with an Accent exceeds the high standard of research excellence that Lippi-Green first displayed in 1997. This new book introduces keen insights about langu [...]

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Heroic Efforts: The Emotional Culture of Search and Rescue Volunteers

Review ?Jennifer Lois?outstanding in-depth ethnography of mountain search and rescue teams yields insight not only into the specific heroic culture of rescue workers, but also more generally into [...]

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Your Family Reunion: How to Plan It, Organize It, and Enjoy It

Review 'I've been organizing reunions for our family for 7 years and have read all the books on reunions. This one is the best. It was well organized and contains lots of great tips. It's also th [...]

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Amazon.com Review In this first of five volumes of autobiography, poet Maya Angelou recounts a youth filled with disappointment, frustration, tragedy, and finally hard-won independence. Sent at a [...]

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What Does It Mean to Be White?: Developing White Racial Literacy Ė Revised Edition (Counterpoints)

Review ?Rarely will one find an analysis of whiteness (and the problems associated with it) that is as comprehensive as this one. From incisive and wide-ranging critiques of how white folks defle [...]

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Collaborating against Human Trafficking: Cross-Sector Challenges and Practices

Review Foot?s honest and critical attention throughout her book to the visible and the not-so-visible challenges to cross-sector collaboration against human trafficking is a refreshingly clever a [...]

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We Need to Talk

About the Author Professor Jonathan Jansen is the rector of the University of the Free State, where he has earned a formidable reputation for transformation and for a deep commitment to reconcili [...]

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Final Rights: Reclaiming the American Way of Death

About the Author Joshua Slocum is executive director of Funeral Consumers Alliance, a national consumer advocacy group with over 90 chapters nationwide. FCA is the primary watchdog over consumer [...]

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I Hope I Join the Band: Narrative, Affiliation, and Antiracist Rhetoric

Review ?'A successful addition to the scholarship on antiracist rhetoric...Condon's book will remain a testament to the struggles and possibilities that lie before those who dare to engage with a [...]

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Srebrenica: Record of a War Crime

From Scientific American Dramatic, wrenching and horrific ... [the book] details the final battle for Srebenica and the murder of its men, it attempts to explain why the Bosnian Serbs committed s [...]

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