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Before Their Time

Adult Children's Experiences of Parental Suicide

Edited by Mary Stimming and Maureen Stimming

Honest first-person accounts by daughters and sons of the impact of parental suicide on them and their families

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 table


Black Identity Viewed from a Barber's Chair

Nigrescence and Eudaimonia

William E. Cross Jr.

On Blackness, identity formation, and the deconstruction of the deficit perspective on Black life

200 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 4 tables, 2 figures



The Rush to End Grief and What It Costs Us

Nancy Berns

Do we really need closure after bad things happen?

228 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table


Crime and Family

Selected Essays of Joan McCord

Joan McCord

Seminal essays by a pioneering criminologist, collected for the first time

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 88 tables, 15 figures


Elements of Discipline

Nine Principles for Teachers and Parents

Stephen Greenspan

How teachers and parents can cultivate competent, happy children using a few simple principles as their guide.

212 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 33 figures


Fitting the Facts of Crime

An Invitation to Biopsychosocial Criminology

Chad Posick, Michael Rocque, and J.C. Barnes

Presenting a biopsychosocial perspective to explain the most common findings in criminology—and to guide future research and public policy

222 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 table, 7 figures


Food and Evolution

Toward a Theory of Human Food Habits

edited by Marvin Harris and Eric B. Ross

An unprecedented interdisciplinary effort suggests that there is a systematic theory behind why humans eat what they eat

640 pages


Gangs on Trial

Challenging Stereotypes and Demonization in the Courts

John M. Hagedorn

Exposes how stereotypes replace evidence in gang related trials

246 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 figures, 7 halftones, 1 map


Help Your Marriage Survive the Death of a Child

Paul C. Rosenblatt

Advice to couples and counselors about how to deal with the death of a child

200 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts

Charting the Future of Teaching the Past

Sam Wineburg

How do historians know what they know?

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 tables 3 figures 3 halftones


Human Attachment

Virginia L. Colin

The first and only comprehensive introduction to one theory in personality development

416 pages | 6.5 x 9.25 | 8 halftones


Inner Speech and the Dialogical Self

Norbert Wiley

How the dialogical self discovers the appropriate pathways for guiding us through our lives

212 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 3 figures


Insane Therapy

Portrait of a Psychotherapy Cult

Marybeth F. Ayella

Group therapy goes awry in one community and shows how vulnerable we all can be to cult mentality

213 pages | 6 x 9


Inspired Citizens

How Our Political Role Models Shape American Politics

Jennie Sweet-Cushman

Do Americans have political role models and, if so, what impact do they have on political behavior and attitudes?

176 pages | 6 x 9 | 16 tables, 21 figures


Just Care

Messy Entanglements of Disability, Dependency, and Desire

Akemi Nishida

How care is both socially oppressive and a way that marginalized communities can fight for social justice

264 pages | 6 x 9