In Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders, Teresa Gowan vividly depicts the lives of homeless men in San Francisco and analyzes the influence of the homelessness industry on the streets, in the shelters, and on public policy.
Eric Grodsky and Michal Kurlaender are the editors of Equal Opportunity in Higher Education: The Past and Future of California's Proposition 209. This book provides a crucial assessment of one of the most important issues facing higher education.
In Classic and Contemporary Perspectives in Social Psychology, Sharon Preves and Jeylan Mortimer's reader allows students to experience the foundational work of influential sociologists and psychologists through the lens of cutting-edge issues.
In Crime and Human Rights: Criminology of Genocide and Atrocities, Joachim Savelsberg provides a much-needed criminological insight to the subject, exploring explanations of and responses to human rights abuses.
Rachel Schurman and William A. Munro's Fighting for the Future of Food details how the anti-biotech movement managed to alter public perceptions about genetically modified organisms in the world food supply.