The Natashas (Sept., $13.95) offers an unstinting account of the global practice of sexual trafficking.
Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic, Second Edition, New and Improved (Sept., $17.95) by John de Graaf et al. updates the original book, which is based on two acclaimed PBS documentaries.
The Fox in the Henhouse: How Privatization Threatens Democracy (Nov., $14.95) by Si Kahn and Elizabeth Minnich enumerates the problems engendered by transferring government control of various entities to the private sector.
Reclaiming the Body: Christians and the Faithful Use of Modern Medicine (Feb., $18.99) by Joel Shuman and Brian Volck, M.D. A theologian and medical ethicist argue for a Christian approach to health and modern medicine. Ad/promo.
One Nation Under Man: The Worldview War Between Christians and the Secular Left (Sept., $16.99) by Brannon Howse offers advice on maintaining Christian faith in a modern world.
The Right to Teach: The Struggle & Triumph of Homeschoolers in America (Sept., $14.99) by Christopher Klicka examines the history of today's home-school movement.
BROOKINGS INSTITUTION PRESS
Through Their Eyes: Foreign Correspondents in the United States (Nov.; $18.95, cloth $44.95) by Stephen Hess explores the lives of foreign journalists in America and how they report on the U.S.
9/11 Revealed: The Unanswered Questions (Sept., $14.95) by Rowland Morgan and Ian Henshall examines what is known and not known about the events of September 11, 2001.
Race (Sept., $20) by Kenneth Leech features a wide-ranging exploration of race and power in Europe and the U.S. $10,000 ad/promo.
HARVARD UNIV. PRESS
College Unranked (Sept., $16.95), edited by Lloyd Thacker, reminds readers that college choice and admission are a matter of fit, not of winning a prize.
Imperial Ambitions: Conversations on the Post-9/11 World (Oct., $16) by Noam Chomsky, interviewed by David Barsamian, examines crucial new questions of U.S. foreign policy. Ad/promo.
Islam and Muslims in Everyday Life (Feb., $24.95) by Mark Sedgwick explains the Islamic way of life and how Muslims apply Islamic teachings to their lives.
Too Close for Comfort: Canada's Future Within Fortress North America (Sept., $15.95) by Maude Barlow examines Canada's sovereignty in the face of economic pressures to conform to U.S. policies.
Crimes of War: Iraq (Feb., $16.95) by Richard Falk et al. This sequel to the authors'Crimes of War explores atrocities in present-day Iraq.
OLIVE BRANCH PRESS
Dancing in the No-Fly Zone: A Woman's Journey Through Iraq (Sept., $16.95) by Hadani Ditmars recounts the author's personal experiences as a reporter in Iraq since 1997.
The War on Truth: Disinformation and the Anatomy of Terrorism (Sept., $18) by Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed discusses the inconsistencies and contradictions in the official version of the events leading to 9/11.
American Culture Baggage: How to Recognize and Deal with It (Sept., $15) by Stan Nussbaum offers a perspective on how the world perceives the U.S. and how America perceives the world.
What Every American Should Know About Who's Really Running the World (Dec., $16) by Melissa Rossi gives the lowdown on the true global movers and shakers.
Reflections in a Bloodshot Lens: The Communications Gap Between America and the World's Muslims (Oct., $22.50) by Lawrence Pintak. The journalist and former CBS correspondent reveals how the U.S. media depicts Islam and how Arab and Muslim media portray the U.S.
RAINCOAST BOOKS (dist. by PGW)
A War Against Truth: An Intimate Account of the Invasion of Iraq (Oct., $16.95) by Paul William Roberts offers the author's eyewitness account of the Iraqi invasion.
Child Labor and Human Rights: Making Children Matter (Sept.; $27.50, cloth $65), edited by Burns H. Weston, reveals the extent of abusive child labor and the attempts to eliminate it.
SOFT SKULL PRESS
Skipping Towards Armageddon: The Politics and Propaganda of the Left Behind Novels and the LaHaye Empire (Sept, $13.95) by Michael Standaert evaluates the bestselling Left Behind series.
UNIV. OF NOTRE DAME PRESS
The Year of the Euro: The Cultural, Social, and Political Import of Europe's Common Currency (Jan., $32), edited by Robert M. Rishman and Anthony M. Messina, discusses the importance of Europe's single currency.
UNIV. OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS
Electing the President, 2004: The Insider's View (Dec., $19.95), edited by Kathleen Hall Jamieson. The political operatives and professional analysts who orchestrated the 2004 campaigns explain the strategies.
UNIV. PRESS OF COLORADO
George W. Bush's Healthy Forests: Reframing the Environmental Debate (Oct.; $24.95, cloth $65) by Jacqueline Vaughn and Hanna J. Cortner identifies players, events and strategies that speeded a policy shift.
UNIV. PRESS OF KENTUCKY
TheLogosReader: Rational Radicalism and the Future of Politics (Oct., $27) by Michael J. Thompson compiles essays on issues in post-9/11 culture.
Messages to the World: The Statements of Osama bin Laden (Nov., $16.95) by Bruce Lawrence puts the words of the al-Qaeda leader in a historical and theological context.