social-sciences books
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  • Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior
    Views : 243
    Pages : 272

    by: Jonah Berger

    Publisher: pSimon & Schuster

    Book Description

    If Johnny told you to jump off a cliff, would you do it? If you’re susceptible, like most people, to garden-variety social influence, then the answer is likely to be yes.

    Nearly 60 years ago, Vance Packard wrote in The Hidden Pe ... more

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    2016-06-14

    ISBN-10: 1476759693

    ISBN-13: 9781476759692

    Language: English

  • Love Wins: The Lovers and Lawyers Who Fought the Landmark Case for Marriage Equality
    Views : 175
    Pages : 304

    by: Debbie Cenziper Jim Obergefell

    Publisher: pWilliam Morrow

    Book Description

    The moving personal stories behind the landmark Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges (2015), which established the right of same-sex couples to marry in all 50 states.

    While the major 2013 Supreme Court decision of ... more

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    2016-06-14

    ISBN-10: 0062456083

    ISBN-13: 9780062456083

    Language: English

  • The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine
    Views : 102
    Pages : 448

    by: Ben Ehrenreich

    Publisher: pPenguin Press

    Book Description

    A devastating portrait of unending turbulence in Palestine.

    From 2011 to 2014, journalist and novelist Ehrenreich (Ether, 2011, etc.) lived for several extended periods in the West Bank, observing, questioning, and interacting wit ... more

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    2016-06-14

    ISBN-10: 1594205906

    ISBN-13: 9781594205903

    Language: English

  • Old Friends
    Views : 403
    Pages : 352

    by: Tracy Kidder

    Publisher: pHoughton Mifflin

    Book Description

     An eloquent account, neither bitter nor saccharine, of daily life in a nursing home. The Pulitzer-winning Kidder (Among Schoolchildren, 1989, etc.) has a unique talent for transforming the minutiae of living into a mosaic that brings f ... more

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    1993-09-20

    ISBN-10: 0395593034

    ISBN-13: 9780395593035

    Language: English

  • Maggie: A Love Story
    Views : 271
    Pages : 415

    by: John Sanford

    Publisher: pBarricade Books

    Book Description

     A moving testimony to the endurance of love and the human spirit as veteran writer Sanford (View from this Wilderness; A More Goodly Country, etc.) celebrates his 50-year-plus marriage to the beloved late Maggie, screenwriter of the Oscar-win ... more

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    0000-00-00

    ISBN-10: 0942637976

    ISBN-13: 9780942637977

    Language: English

  • Efronia: An Armenian Love Story (Women's Life Writings from Around the World)
    Views : 350
    Pages : 160

    by: Stina Katchadourian

    Publisher: pNortheastern

    Book Description

     A timely reminder of another not-so-distant ethnic cleansing, one that devastated the life of Efronia Katchadourian, subject of this affectionate memoir by her daughter-in-law. A Christian Armenian living in the dying days of Ottoman Tu ... more

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    0000-00-00

    ISBN-10: 1555531725

    ISBN-13: 9781555531720

    Language: English

  • A Gospel of Shame: Children, Sexual Abuse, and the Catholic Church
    Views : 199
    Pages : 292

    by: Elinor Burkett Frank Bruni

    Publisher: pViking

    Book Description

     A hard-hitting investigation of what the authors term ``the greatest public relations fiasco the Catholic Church has faced in recent memory''--the recent explosion of pedophilia trials and lawsuits involving Catholic clergy. There have ... more

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    1993-10-01

    ISBN-10: 067084828X

    ISBN-13: 9780670848287

    Language: English