Low-Income Students and the Perpetuation of Inequality—Higher Education in America (Mar., $79.95) by Gary A. Berg draws upon quantitative data and interviews with students to examine the question of who really benefits from public higher education.
(dist. by HMH)
The Coming Population Crash: and Our Planet's Surprising Future (Apr., $26.95) by Fred Pearce looks at the unexpected effects and possible benefits of a shrinking population.
GALLAUDET UNIV. PRESS
Deaf and Disability Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (June, $55), edited by Susan Burch and Alison Kafer, presents 14 essays by noted scholars.
KAREN HUNTER PUBLISHING
Stop Being Niggardly (Apr., $19.99) by Karen Hunter addresses major issues relevant to the black community and offers solutions from within. 35,000 first printing.
INDIANA UNIV. PRESS
Conversations with Great Teachers (May, $24.95) by Bill Smoot surveys teachers in fields from k—12 and higher education to the arts, trades, professions, and more.
(dist. by Perseus)
Were You Born on the Wrong Continent? How the European Model Can Help You Get a Life (Aug., $25.95) by Thomas Geoghegan asks whether American market capitalism or European social democracy provides for a better life.
Plentitude: The New Economics of True Wealth (May, $25.95) by Juliet B. Schor. A primer for living rich on a troubled planet.
In the Neighborhood: The Search for Community on an American Street, One Sleepover at a Time (Apr., $23.95) by Peter Lovenheim describes one man's quest to meet his neighbors.
God's Brain (Mar., $25) by Lionel Tiger and Michael McGuire, M.D., discusses ways in which people rely on religion and social structure to relieve inner anxieties.
Brain Injury Survivors: Narratives of Rehabilitation and Healing (July, $55) by Laura S. Lorenz traces journeys of people living with brain injuries, from diagnosis through rehabilitation.
RUTGERS UNIV. PRESS
Invisible No More: A Photographic Chronicle of the Lives of People with Intellectual Disabilities (June, $34.95) by Vincenzo Pietropalo presents 30 personal stories and more than 100 images.
Bad Students, Not Bad Schools (Apr., $39.95) by Robert Weissberg argues that indifferent students should be allowed to leave school after learning as much as they can.
UNIV. OF MICHIGAN PRESS
Culture Wars and Enduring American Dilemmas (Apr., $65) by Irene Taviss Thomson analyzes research showing America's politics may be based more on personal choice than party or cultural divisions.