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Why Punish? How Much?: A Reader on Punishment

Edition: 1
Author: n/a
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Year: 2010
ISBN13: 9780195328868
ISBN10: 195328868
Punishment, like all complex human institutions, tends to change as ways of thinking go in and out of fashion. Normative, political, social,… psychological, and legal ideas concerning punishment have changedRead More

Why Race & Culture Matter in Schools: Closing the Achievement Gap in America’s Classrooms

Edition: 1
Author: Tyrone C. Howard
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Release Year: 2014
ISBN13: 9780807750711
ISBN10: 807750719
While race and culture remain important variables in how young people experience schools, they are often misunderstood by educators and school… personnel. Building on the work of three studies thatRead More

Why Race Matters in South Africa

Edition: n/a
Author: Michael MacDonald
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Release Year: 2006
ISBN13: 9780674021860
ISBN10: 67402186
This book tells the story of how the transition to democracy in South Africa enfranchised blacks politically but without raising most of them from… poverty. It shows in detail howRead More

Why Read Marx Today?

Edition: New Ed
Author: Jonathan Wolff
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Year: 2003
ISBN13: 9780192805058
ISBN10: 192805053
The fall of the Berlin Wall had enormous symbolic resonance, marking the collapse of Marxist politics and economics. Indeed, Marxist regimes have failed… miserably, and with them, it seems, allRead More

Why Read the Classics?

Edition: n/a
Author: Italo Calvino
Publisher: Vintage
Release Year: 2001
ISBN13: 9780679743491
ISBN10: 679743499
From the internationally-acclaimed author of some of this century’s most breathtakingly original novels comes this posthumous collection of thirty-six literary essays that will make any fortunate reader view the oldRead More

Why Read?

Edition: Reprint
Author: Mark Edmundson
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Release Year: 2005
ISBN13: 9781582346083
ISBN10: 1582346089
In this important book, acclaimed author Mark Edmundson reconceives the value and promise of reading. He enjoins educators to stop offering up… literature as facile entertainment and instead teach studentsRead More

Why Read?

Edition: n/a
Author: Mark Edmundson
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Release Year: 2004
ISBN13: 9781582344256
ISBN10: 1582344256
In this important book reconceiving the value and promise of reading, acclaimed author Edmundson dramatizes what the recent identity crisis of the humanities has effectively obscured: that reading can changeRead More

Why Religion Matters: The Fate of the Human Spirit in an Age of Disbelief

Edition: 1 Reprint
Author: Huston Smith
Publisher: HarperOne
Release Year: 2006
ISBN13: 9780060671020
ISBN10: 60671025
Huston Smith, the most eloquent and respected world authority on religion, offers a timely manifesto on the urgent need to restore the role of religion as the primary humanizing forceRead More

Why Science?

Edition: n/a
Author: James S. Trefil
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Release Year: 2007
ISBN13: 9780807748305
ISBN10: 807748307
With conviction and clarity, prize-winning scientist and bestselling author James Trefil explains why everyone needs to be scientifically literate. As… Trefil sees it, citizens simply cannot participate fully in theRead More

Why Secret Intelligence Fails

Edition: Revised
Author: Michael A Turner
Publisher: Potomac Books
Release Year: 2006
ISBN13: 9781574888911
ISBN10: 1574888919
Michael Turner argues that the root causes of failures in American intelligence can be found in the way it is organized and in the intelligence process itself. Intelligence that hasRead More

Why Sex Matters: A Darwinian Look at Human Behavior.

Edition: n/a
Author: Bobbi S. Low
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Release Year: 2001
ISBN13: 9780691089751
ISBN10: 691089752
“Essential reading for all scholars interested in the human dimensions of global change. . . . Low shows our good side and our bad side. She gives us a realisticRead More

Why She Buys: The New Strategy for Reaching the World’s Most Powerful Consumers

Edition: n/a
Author: Bridget Brennan
Publisher: Crown Business
Release Year: 2011
ISBN13: 9780307450395
ISBN10: 307450392
If the consumer economy had a sex, it would be female.If the business world had a sex, it would be male. And therein lies the pickle.Women are the engine ofRead More