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If Mayors Ruled the World

If Mayors Ruled the World: A conversation with Benjamin Barber

As the government shutdown eases through its thirteenth day, Congress’s’ approval rating has dropped near an all-time-low of 5%. The American people are quickly losing their faith in their federal government as deep party lines prevent progress and decision-making. Benjamin Barber, author of If Mayors Ruled the World, points out that while these federal leaders […]

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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, September 27, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week we found conversations on banned books, Obamacare, rape culture, modernism, and even the Miss America pageant . What did you […]

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Yale University Press

What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, September 20, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week we found conversations on Syria, Jonathan Franzen, superheroes in New York City, religion and death, the beauty of bridges and […]

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David Lesch: The Westerner Who Knows Assad

Watch David Lesch on C-SPAN2’s Book TV Around a year ago, David Lesch settled on a subtitle for his new book on the ever-changing Syria. He called it Syria: The Fall of the House of Assad. He admits to realizing, midway through the publishing process that Assad may not have fallen by the time the book […]

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Goodreads Giveaway: The Bet

Goodreads is hosting a September book giveaway of The Bet: Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and Our Gamble over Earth’s Future by Paul Sabin. Enter now to win your free copy of this compelling book that analyzes a famous debate whose consequences still affect our modern-day political discourse on environmental policy. Goodreads Book Giveaway The Bet by Paul Sabin Giveaway […]

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Yale University Press

What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, September 6, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses.  This week we found conversations on prison culture, mass protests, collapsing bridges, and immigration policy. What did you read this week? Princeton […]

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Yale University Press

What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, August 30, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week we found topical discussions about Syria, the March on Washington and Labor Day, as well as some intimate accounts of […]

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Finding Room to Grow Peacefully through a Transatlantic Union

Given the failure of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Doha round of tariff cuts, the world economy has remained partly closed: agriculture is protected and one cannot freely sell industrial goods to developing nations. After the economic temblors of 2008, the prospect of American and European decline captures headlines and agitates the best minds of […]

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Yale University Press

What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, August 23, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses.  This week we found conversations on sports analytics, new modes of travel, and the politics of sexuality, nationality, and security, as well […]

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Yale University Press

What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, August 16, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses.  This week we found conversations on the Muslim Brotherhood, computer animation, and minority voting rights. What did you read this week? NYU […]

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