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The American Class Structure In an Age of Growing Inequality
This text presents the reader with a synthesis of the most pertinent social science research on class structure in the United States. The book draws an organizing framework from classical theory and singles out the most essential empirical studies on social stratification in contemporary America for detailed examination. More ...
Baseball: Playing Outside the Lines
Finally, a sport specific book to help high school athletes navigate the confusing world of recruiting and college selection. Baseball: Playing Outside the Lines takes a no nonsense, to the point approach the topics most people never think about, but wish they did after the fact. Each chapter pulls information from first hand interviews with experts in fields of admissions, financial aid, recruiting, nutrition, sports medicine, sport psychology and even vision training. Parents will love the how to approach of the book and the appendixes, which display sample player profiles, resumes, and cover letters. More ...
Tracking the Axis Enemy: The Triumph of Anglo-American Naval Intelligence
The 1942–1943 naval campaign against German U-boats known as the Battle of the Atlantic was a major victory not only for Allied warships but also for naval intelligence. Thanks to the coordinated efforts of submarine tracking rooms in London, Washington, and Ottawa, the antisubmarine forces' search-and-destroy missions helped preserve the safety of the seaways. More ...
Selling Tradition: Appalachia and the Construction of an American Folk, 1930-1940
The first half of the twentieth century witnessed a growing interest in America's folk heritage, as Americans began to enthusiastically collect, present, market, and consume the nation's folk traditions. Examining one of this century's most prominent "folk revivals"--the reemergence of Southern Appalachian handicraft traditions in the 1930s--Jane Becker unravels the cultural politics that bound together a complex network of producers, reformers, government officials, industries, museums, urban markets, and consumers, all of whom helped to redefine Appalachian craft production in the context of a national cultural identity. More ...
Dancin’ in the Kitchen
Dinner time is dancing time at Grandma's house. While chicken and dumplings simmer on the stove, all three generations of the family have a hard time keeping still, grooving to the music on the kitchen radio. Their dancing creates some mighty big appetites, but will the merriment let up long enough for everyone to make it to the table? Lively verse and playful illustrations celebrate a family night to remember. More ...
Haunted Children: Rethinking Medication of Common Psychological Disorders
Arthur F. Roemmelt ‘65 provides a first-person account written in a refreshingly informal style, based upon case studies of the author’s patients, children with a variety of psychiatric disorders. The book is provocative both as a testimonial and as a eulogy to long and costly psychotherapy, a type of treatment “no longer desirable in a society that is adamant about cost effectiveness and armed with efficient medications.” It also warns that the increasing substitution of pharmacology for psychotherapy has negative as well as positive consequences. Dr. Roemmelt, a psychiatrist who practices in Syracuse, NY, argues with conviction and compassion that what troubles many children is more truly treated in therapy rather than, as a mere biochemical imbalance, by means of medication. More ...
The Bulgarian Economy: Lessons from Reform during Early Transition
Hamilton Professor of Economics Derek Jones has collaborated with University of Delaware Professor Jeffrey Miller to compile a book that examines the early transition experiences of Bulgaria by making comparisons with the experiences from other socialized countries and analyzing the reasons for the uneven pace of change. They highlight important and distinctive features of Bulgaria’s economic reform such as attempts to nurture small farms, introduce progressive human resource management practices and trade union reform. More ...
The Misconceiver
In Lucy Ferriss's most recent novel, The Misconceiver, she examines a futuristic America that has renounced abortion rights. Ferriss creates a frightening world set 20 years in the future, uncomfortably close to the political debates of today. Ferriss, a professor of English at Hamilton College, has created a time unsettling to contemplate, where women have lost reproductive rights and “misconceptions” are once again performed secretly in basements and back-alleys. More ...
Sex and Gender in Medieval and Renaissance Texts, The Latin Tradition
Hamilton Professor of Classics Barbara Gold, in conjunction with Professors of Classics Paul Allen Miller and Charles Platter, examines interrelated topics in Medieval and Renaissance Latin literature: the status of women as writers, the status of women as rhetorical figures, and the status of women in society from the fifth to the early seventeenth century. More ...
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