Best Sellers: Social Sciences, June 27, 2013

September 2012 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

  1. Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
    Solomon, Andrew
    2012. ISBN 9780743236713. $37.50
  2. How To Be Gay
    Halperin, David M.
    Belknap Harvard
    2012. ISBN 9780674066793. $35
  3. The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change
    Gore, Al
    Random House
    2013. ISBN 9780812992946. $30
  4. How Sex Became a Civil Liberty
    Wheeler, Leigh Ann
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780199754236. $34.95
  5. The End of Men: And the Rise of Women
    Rosin, Hanna
    Riverhead Books: Penguin Group (USA)
    2012. ISBN 9781594488047. $27.95
  6. Against Security: How We Go Wrong at Airports, Subways, and Other Sites of Ambiguous Danger
    Molotch, Harvey
    Princeton University Press
    2012. ISBN 9780691155814. $35
  7. The Parent App: Understanding Families in the Digital Age
    Clark, Lynn Schofield
    Oxford University Press
    2012. ISBN 9780199899616. $29.95
  8. Marriage at the Crossroads: Law, Policy, and the Brave New World of Twenty-First-Century Families
    Garrison, Marsha
    Cambridge University Press
    2012. ISBN 9781107018273. $99
  9. An Argument for Same-Sex Marriage: Religious Freedom, Sexual Freedom, and Public Expressions of Civic Equality
    Gill, Emily R.
    Georgetown University Press
    2012. ISBN 9781589019201. $29.95
  10. Networks of Outrage and Hope: Social Movements in the Internet Age
    Castells, Manuel
    Polity Press
    2012. ISBN 9780745662848. $74.95
  11. The Gender Trap: Parents and the Pitfalls of Raising Boys and Girls
    Kane, Emily W.
    New York University
    2012. ISBN 9780814748824. $75
  12. Social Trends in American Life: Findings from the General Social Survey Since 1972
    Marsden, Peter V.
    Princeton University Press
    2012. ISBN 9780691133317. $75
  13. Vagina: A New Biography
    Wolf, Naomi
    Ecco: HarperCollins
    2012. ISBN 9780061989162. $27.99
  14. American Lynching
    Rushdy, Ashraf H.A.
    Yale University Press
    2012. ISBN 9780300181388. $35
  15. Triumphs of Experience: The Men of the Harvard Grant Study
    Vaillant, George E.
    Belknap: Harvard University Press
    2012. ISBN 9780674059825. $27.95
  16. Masculinities and the Law: A Multidimensional Approach
    Cooper, Frank Rudy
    New York University
    2012. ISBN 9780814764039. $79
  17. Understanding Asexuality
    Bogaert, Anthony F.
    Rowman & Littlefield
    2012. ISBN 9781442200999. $49.95
  18. Pray the Gay Away: The Extraordinary Lives of Bible Belt Gays
    Barton, Bernadette
    New York University
    2012. ISBN 9780814786376. $27.95
  19. Fathers in Cultural Context
    Shwalb, David W.
    2013. ISBN 9781848729476. $145
  20. The Sexualization of Girls and Girlhood: Causes, Consequences, and Resistance
    Zurbriggen, Eileen L.
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780199731657. $59.99
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Now in her 46th year with Library Journal, Bette-Lee also edits LJ's Video Reviews column, six times a year Romance column, and e-original Romance reviews, which post weekly as LJ Xpress Reviews. She received the Romance Writers of America (RWA) Vivian Stephens Industry Award in 2013 for having "contributed to the genre or to RWA in a significant and/or continuing manner"