Clueless at the Top: While the Rest of Us Turn Elsewhere for Life, Liberty, and Happiness (Sept., $TBA) by Charlotte and Harriet Childress explores the hierarchical influences that permeate government, corporate culture, education, religious institutions, the media and—our bedrooms.
DUCKWORTH (dist. by IPM)
Digging in the Dirt: The Archaeological Imagination (Oct., $25) by Jennifer Wallace looks at excavation sites that have sparked the public's imagination and fascination with archeology.
Nation of Rebels: Why Counter Culture Became Consumer Culture (Jan., $14.95) by Joseph Heath and Andrew Potter argues that alternative lifestyle individuals drive consumer culture because they are attracted to innovative products, untraditional ad campaigns and creative marketing efforts.
The Condom Bible (Sept., $10) by Monica Sweeney with Rita Kitwan Grisman. A public health doctor advocates desigmatizing condoms to encourage their widespread use for the prevention of AIDS.
NORTH ATLANTIC BOOKS/FROG, LTD.
Berkeley High School Slang Dictionary (Sept., $12.95) by Rick Ayers and Communication Arts and Sciences (CAS) is a pop culture reference book.
The Muslim World After 9/11 (Sept., $40) by Angel M. Rabasa, et al. examines the diversity and the dynamics driving change in the Muslim world and what it means for Western interests and global security.
RUSSELL SAGE FOUNDATION
Engaging Cultural Differences: The Multicultural Challenge in Liberal Democracies (Nov., $22.95), edited by Richard Shweder et al., observes how liberal democracies respond socially and legally to their citizens' diverse religious and cultural practices.
TEMPLE UNIV. PRESS
Lucasville: The Untold Story of a Prison Uprising (Sept.; $16.95, cloth $50) by Staughton Lynd recalls the 1993, 11-day Lucasville, Ohio, uprising and the five men who are on death row because of it.
UNIV. OF UTAH PRESS
Weaving a Legacy: Indian Baskets and the People of Owens Valley, California (Nov., $24.95) by Sharon E. Dean et al. traces the development of the baskets and the dramatic social changes in the valley after the arrival of non-Indians.
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Waiting to Die: Life on Death Row (Nov., $17.95) by Richard M. Rossi. A current inmate discusses the realities and brutalities of life on America's death row.