BOOKS RECEIVED: Stephen M. Maurer, ed., “On the Shoulders of Giants: Colleagues Remember Suzanne Scotchmer’s Contributions to Economics” Cambridge UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley This book presents eleven classic papers by the late Professor Suzanne Scotchmer with introductions by leading economists and legal scholars. This book introduces Scotchmer’s life and work; analyses her pioneering contributions to the economics… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: J. Michael Hogan, et al, eds., “Speech and Debate as Civic Education” (Penn State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley In an era increasingly marked by polarized and unproductive political debates, this volume makes the case for a renewed emphasis on teaching speech and debate, both in and outside of the classroom. Speech and… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Helena Wulff, ed., “The Anthropologist as Writer: Genres and Contexts in the Twenty-First Century” (Berghahn Books, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Writing is crucial to anthropology, but which genres are anthropologists expected to master in the 21st century? This book explores how anthropological writing shapes the intellectual content of the discipline and academic careers. First,… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Marella Hoffman, “Practicing Oral History to Improve Public Policies and Programs” (Routledge, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley The use of contemporary oral history to improve public policies and programs is a growing, transdisciplinary practice. Indispensable for students and practitioners, Practicing Oral History to Improve Public Policies and Programs is the first… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Russell Frank, “Among the Woo People: A Survival Guide for Living in a College Town” (Penn State UP, 2017)
: Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley In the mid-nineties, Russell Frank left a peaceful life in rural California to raise three kids in a town saturated with fraternities, late-night undergrad fast food haunts, and rowdy football crowds. Among the… Read More
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