Best Sellers: Social Sciences, March 13, 2014

May 2013 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

  1. The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business
    Schmidt, Eric
    Alfred A. Knopf
    2013. ISBN 9780307957139. $26.95
  2. The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World
    Gardner, Howard
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300196214. $25
  3. Redefining Rape: Sexual Violence in the Era of Suffrage and Segregation
    Freedman, Estelle B.
    Harvard University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780674724846. $35
  4. The Importance of Being Civil: The Struggle for Political Decency
    Hall, John A.
    Princeton University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780691153261. $29.95
  5. Radical Relations: Lesbian Mothers, Gay Fathers, and Their Children in the United States Since World War II
    Rivers, Daniel Winunwe
    University of North Carolina Press
    2013. ISBN 9781469607184. $32.50
  6. Do Muslim Women Need Saving?
    Abu-Lughod, Lila
    Harvard University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780674725164. $35
  7. The Marrying Kind? Debating Same-Sex Marriage Within the Lesbian and Gay Movement
    Bernstein, Mary
    University of Minnesota Press
    2013. ISBN 9780816681716. $75
  8. To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care
    Beam, Cris
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    2013. ISBN 9780151014125. $26
  9. The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die
    Ferguson, Niall
    2013. ISBN 9781594205453. $26.95
  10. Writing on the Wall: Social Media—the First 2000 Years
    Standage, Tom
    2013. ISBN 9781620402832. $26
  11. Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection
    Spar, Debora L
    Farrar, Straus & Giroux
    2013. ISBN 9780374298753. $27
  12. Angry White Men: American Masculinity at the End of an Era
    Kimmel, Michael S.
    Nation Books
    2013. ISBN 9781568586960. $26.99
  13. Slavery, Abortion, and the Politics of Constitutional Meaning
    Dyer, Justin Buckley
    Cambridge University Press
    2013. ISBN 9781107031944. $90
  14. Becoming Sexual: A Critical Appraisal of the Sexualization of Girls
    Egan, R. Danielle
    Polity Press
    2013. ISBN 9780745650722. $64.95
  15. Smart Cities: Big Data Civic Hackers and the Quest for a New Utopia
    Townsend, Anthony M.
    W.W. Norton
    2013. ISBN 9780393082876. $28.95
  16. Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection
    Zuckerman, Ethan
    W.W. Norton
    2013. ISBN 9780393082838. $26.95
  17. Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future
    Wuthnow, Robert
    Princeton University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780691157207. $35
  18. Theoretical Sociology: A Concise Introduction to Twelve Sociological Theories
    Turner, Jonathan H.
    Sage Publications
    2014. ISBN 9781452203478. $52
  19. Broken Links, Enduring Ties: American Adoption Across Race, Class, and Nation
    Seligmann, Linda J.
    Stanford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780804786058. $90
  20. The Street Politics of Abortion: Speech, Violence, and America’s Culture Wars
    Wilson, Joshua C.
    Stanford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780804785334. $85
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