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Scientific Attitude: Defending Science from Denial, Fraud, and Pseudoscience

by Lee McIntyre The MIT Press
Pub Date:
04/2019
ISBN:
9780262039833
Format:
Hbk 296 pages

An argument that what makes science distinctive is its emphasis on evidence and scientists' willingness to change theories on...

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How to Be Human in the Digital Economy

by Nicholas Agar The MIT Press
Pub Date:
02/2019
ISBN:
9780262038744
Format:
Hbk 232 pages

An argument in favor of finding a place for humans (and humanness) in the future digital economy. In the digital...

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Craft of Dying: The Modern Face of Death

by Lyn H. Lofland The MIT Press
Pub Date:
03/2019
ISBN:
9780262537346
Format:
Pbk 168 pages

The fortieth-anniversary edition of a classic and prescient work on death and dying. Much of today's literature on...

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Dark Matter of the Mind: The Culturally Articulated Unconscious

by Daniel Everett University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780226526782
Format:
Pb+ 394 pages

Is it in our nature to be altruistic, or evil, to make art, use tools, or create language? Is it in our nature to think in any...

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Parchment, Paper, Pixels: Law and the Technologies of Communication

by Peter M Tiersma University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
06/2010
ISBN:
9780226803067
Format:
Hbk 256 pages

Technological revolutions have had an unquestionable, if still debatable, impact on culture and society—perhaps none more so than...

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Social Fact: News and Knowledge in a Networked World

by John P. Wihbey The MIT Press
Pub Date:
03/2019
ISBN:
9780262039598
Format:
Hbk 328 pages

While the public believes that journalism remains crucial for democracy, there is a general sense that the news media are performing...

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American Islamophobia: Understanding the Roots and Rise of Fear

by Khaled A Beydoun University of California Press
Pub Date:
02/2019
ISBN:
9780520305533
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

“I remember the four words that repeatedly scrolled across my mind after the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center...

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Specter of Global China: Politics, Labor, and Foreign Investment in Africa

by Ching Lee University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780226340838
Format:
Pb+ 256 pages

China has recently emerged as one of Africa’s top business partners, aggressively pursuing its raw materials and establishing...

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Social Theory Now

by Claudio Benzecry, Monika Krause and Isaac Reed University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
07/2017
ISBN:
9780226475288
Format:
Pb+ 416 pages

The landscape of social theory has changed significantly over the three decades since the publication of Anthony Giddens and Jonathan...

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Building Nature's Market: The Business and Politics of Natural Foods

by Laura Miller University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780226501376
Format:
Pb+ 288 pages

For the first 150 years of their existence, “natural foods” were consumed primarily by body-builders, hippies, religious sects,...

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Public Health Law and Ethics: A Reader 3ed

by Lawrence O Gostin and Lindsay F Wiley University of California Press
Pub Date:
10/2018
ISBN:
9780520294660
Format:
Pbk 656 pages

Public Health Law and Ethics: A Reader, 3rd Edition probes the legal and ethical issues at the heart of public health through...

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Contested Reproduction: Genetic Technologies, Religion, and Public Debate

by John H Evans University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
09/2010
ISBN:
9780226222653
Format:
Hbk 280 pages

Scientific breakthroughs have led us to a point where soon we will be able to make specific choices about the genetic makeup of...

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Sex-Selective Abortion in India: Gender, Society and New Reproductive Technologies

by Tulsi Patel SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
Pub Date:
12/2006
ISBN:
9780761935391
Format:
Pbk 432 pages

This collection of 11 essays unravels the reasons for the depleting child sex ratio in India. The contributors, all distinguished...

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How Places Make Us: Novel LBQ Identities in Four Small Cities

by Japonica Brown-Saracino University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
11/2017
ISBN:
9780226361253
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

We like to think of ourselves as possessing an essential self, a core identity that is who we really are, regardless of where...

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Crime and Justice: Justice Futures: Reinventing American Criminal Justice (Volume 46)

by Michael Tonry University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/2017
ISBN:
9780226489407
Format:
Hbk 512 pages

Justice Futures: Reinventing American Criminal Justice is the forty-sixth volume in the Crime and Justice series. Contributors...

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