Alan J. Levinovitz, “The Limits of Religious Tolerance” (Amherst College Press, 2016)
The Pope said that Donald Trump wasn’t much of a Christian if all he can think about is building walls. Trump replied that it was “disgraceful” for a any leader, even the Pope, “to question another man’s religion or faith.”… Read More
Joshua Howe, “Behind the Curve: Science and the Politics of Global Warming” (U. Washington Press, 2016)
The year 2016 was the hottest year on record, and in recent months, drought and searing heat have fanned wildfires in Fort McMurray Alberta and in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Meanwhile, the Arctic has had record high temperatures, leading one climate researcher… Read More
Rebecca S. Natow, “Higher Education Rulemaking: The Politics of Creating Regulatory Policy” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2016)
Rebecca S. Natow, Senior Research Associate with the Community College Research Center at Teachers College, Columbia University, joins New Books Network to discuss her recently published book, entitled Higher Education Rulemaking: The Politics of Creating Regulatory Policy (Johns Hopkins… Read More
Jen Manion, “Liberty’s Prisoners: Carceral Culture in Early America” (U. Pennsylvania Press, 2016)
Jen Manion is an associate professor of history at Amherst College. Her book Liberty’s Prisoners: Carceral Culture in Early America (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016) offers a detailed examination of how the reform regimen of incarceration developed as the new… Read More
Marc Sageman, “Misunderstanding Terrorism” (U. Pennsylvania Press, 2016)
In Misunderstanding Terrorism (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016) Marc Sageman provides an important reassessment of the global neojihadi threat to the West. He argues that inaccurate evaluations of the threat and overreactions to a limited threat have transformed U.S. society.… Read More
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