Sociology Books

Dirt Road Revival: How to Rebuild Rural Politics and Why Our Future Depends On It Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780807007518
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Published: Beacon Press - May 10th, 2022

The Democratic Party left rural America behind.
 
This urgent rallying cry shows how Democrats can win back and empower overlooked communities that have been pushing politics to the right—and why long-term progressive political power depends on it.


The Tomorrow Game: Rival Teenagers, Their Race for a Gun, and a Community United to Save Them Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781501194399
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 28th, 2022

A New York Times bestselling author’s gripping account of a Chicago community coming together to save a group of teenagers from gun violence.

In the tradition of works like Random Family and Behind the Beautiful Forevers, Sudhir Venkatesh’s The Tomorrow Game is a deeply reported chronicle of families surviving in a Southside Chicago community.


Wastelands: The True Story of Farm Country on Trial Cover Image
By Corban Addison, John Grisham (Foreword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593320822
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Published: Knopf - June 7th, 2022

"Beautifully written, impeccably researched, and told with the air of suspense that few writers can handle, Wastelands is a story I wish I had written." —From the Foreword by John Grisham
 


The Divorce Colony: How Women Revolutionized Marriage and Found Freedom on the American Frontier Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780306827662
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Published: Hachette Books - June 14th, 2022

From a historian and senior editor at Atlas Obscura, a fascinating account of the daring nineteenth-century women who moved to South Dakota to divorce their husbands and start living on their own terms

For a woman traveling without her husband in the late nineteenth century, there was only one reason to take the train all the way to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, one sure to


Tree Thieves: Crime and Survival in North America's Woods Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316497442
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - June 21st, 2022

A gripping account of the billion-dollar timber black market—and how it intersects with environmentalism, class, and culture.

In Tree Thieves, Lyndsie Bourgon takes us deep into the underbelly of the illegal timber market.


Equal Partners: Improving Gender Equality at Home Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250276117
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Published: St. Martin's Press - June 28th, 2022

From gender expert and professional facilitator Kate Mangino comes Equal Partners, an informed guide about how we can all collectively work to undo harmful gender norms and create greater household equity.


The Pornography Wars: The Past, Present, and Future of America’s Obscene Obsession Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781635577365
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - July 19th, 2022

For readers of Peggy Orenstein and Rebecca Traister, an authoritative, big think look at pornography in all its facets - historical, religious, and cultural.


Rebel Ideas: The Power of Diverse Thinking Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250769916
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 3rd, 2022

From international bestselling author Matthew Syed comes Rebel Ideas, a book about the power of teamwork and creative problem-solving, and how the best ideas are born.


Race, Monogamy, and Other Lies They Told You, Second Edition: Busting Myths about Human Nature Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780520379602
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Published: University of California Press - May 10th, 2022

A compelling takedown of prevailing myths about human behavior, updated and expanded to meet the current moment.   
 
There are three major myths of human nature: humans are divided into biological races; humans are naturally aggressive; and men and women are wholly different in behavior, desires, and wiring.


Strange New World: How Thinkers and Activists Redefined Identity and Sparked the Sexual Revolution Cover Image
By Carl R. Trueman, Ryan T. Anderson (Foreword by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781433579301
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Published: Crossway - March 22nd, 2022

From Philosophy to Technology, Tracing the Origin of Identity Politics


Torn Apart: How the Child Welfare System Destroys Black Families--and How Abolition Can Build a Safer World Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781541675445
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Published: Basic Books - April 5th, 2022

An award-winning scholar exposes the foundational racism of the child welfare system and calls for radical change 
 
Many believe the child welfare system protects children from abuse. But as Torn Apart uncovers, this system is designed to punish Black families.


Text as Data: A New Framework for Machine Learning and the Social Sciences Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780691207551
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Published: Princeton University Press - March 29th, 2022

A guide for using computational text analysis to learn about the social world