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Long Live Queer Nightlife Long Live Queer Nightlife: How the Closing of Gay Bars Sparked a Revolution Amin Ghaziani

It’s closing time for an alarming number of gay bars in cities around the globe—but it’s definitely not the last dance

Merchants of the Right Merchants of the Right: Gun Sellers and the Crisis of American Democracy Jennifer Carlson

An eye-opening portrait of the gun sellers who navigated the social turmoil leading up to the January 6 Capitol attack

The Influencer Industry The Influencer Industry: The Quest for Authenticity on Social Media Emily Hund

A critical history of the social media influencer’s rise to global prominence

Engage and Evade Engage and Evade: How Latino Immigrant Families Manage Surveillance in Everyday Life Asad L. Asad

How everyday forms of surveillance threaten undocumented immigrants—but also offer them hope for societal inclusion

The Bronx Nobody Knows The Bronx Nobody Knows: An Urban Walking Guide William B. Helmreich

A neighborhood-by-neighborhood guide to New York City’s northern borough, from the award-winning author of The New York Nobody Knows

Disrupting D.C. Disrupting D.C.: The Rise of Uber and the Fall of the City Katie J. Wells, Kafui Attoh, and Declan Cullen

A panoramic account of the urban politics and deep social divisions that gave rise to Uber

Investigating Families Investigating Families: Motherhood in the Shadow of Child Protective Services Kelley Fong

How our reliance on Child Protective Services makes motherhood precarious for those already marginalized

The Struggle for the People’s King The Struggle for the People’s King: How Politics Transforms the Memory of the Civil Rights Movement Hajar Yazdiha

How the misuses of Martin Luther King’s legacy divide us and undermine democracy

The Gilded Cage The Gilded Cage: Technology, Development, and State Capitalism in China Ya-Wen Lei

How China’s economic development combines a veneer of unprecedented progress with the increasingly despotic rule of surveillance over all aspects of life

Revolution of Things Revolution of Things: The Islamism and Post-Islamism of Objects in Tehran Kusha Sefat

An exploration of the ways that shifting relations between materiality and language bring about different forms of politics in Tehran

Words and Distinctions for the Common Good Words and Distinctions for the Common Good: Practical Reason in the Logic of Social Science Gabriel Abend

How social scientists' disagreements about their key words and distinctions have been misconceived, and what to do about it

To Build a Black Future To Build a Black Future: The Radical Politics of Joy, Pain, and Care Christopher Paul Harris

An incisive portrait of how the new Black politics can forge a future centered on collective action, community, and care

Hillbilly Highway Hillbilly Highway: The Transappalachian Migration and the Making of a White Working Class Max Fraser

The largely untold story of the great migration of white southerners to the industrial Midwest and its profound and enduring political and social consequences

Economics in America Economics in America: An Immigrant Economist Explores the Land of Inequality Angus Deaton

From the Nobel Prize–winning economist and New York Times bestselling coauthor of Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism, candid reflections on the economist’s craft

24/7 Politics 24/7 Politics: Cable Television and the Fragmenting of America from Watergate to Fox News Kathryn Cramer Brownell

How cable television upended American political life in the pursuit of profits and influence

The Suburban Crisis The Suburban Crisis: White America and the War on Drugs Matthew D. Lassiter

How the drug war transformed American political culture

Faith Communities and the Fight for Racial Justice Faith Communities and the Fight for Racial Justice: What Has Worked, What Hasn't, and Lessons We Can Learn Robert Wuthnow

The communities, congregations, and faith-based coalitions that have been working for racial justice over the past fifty years

On Gaslighting On Gaslighting Kate Abramson

A philosopher examines the complicated phenomenon of gaslighting

Political Rumors Political Rumors: Why We Accept Misinformation and How to Fight It Adam J. Berinsky

Why debunked political rumors persist and how to combat them

Shame Shame: The Politics and Power of an Emotion David Keen

The uses of shame (and shamelessness) in spheres that range from social media and consumerism to polarized politics and mass violence

Twinkind Twinkind: The Singular Significance of Twins William Viney

An arresting illustrated history of twins in mythology, science, and visual culture

As Gods Among Men As Gods Among Men: A History of the Rich in the West Guido Alfani

How the rich and the super-rich throughout Western history accumulated their wealth, behaved (or misbehaved) and helped (or didn’t help) their communities in times of crisis

The Colonial Origins of Modern Social Thought The Colonial Origins of Modern Social Thought: French Sociology and the Overseas Empire George Steinmetz

A new history of French social thought that connects postwar sociology to colonialism and empire

Making a Mindful Nation Making a Mindful Nation: Mental Health and Governance in the Twenty-First Century Joanna Cook

How mindfulness came to be regarded as a psychological support, an ethical practice and a component of public policy

Work Matters Work Matters: How Parents’ Jobs Shape Children’s Well-Being Maureen Perry-Jenkins

How new parents in low-wage jobs juggle the demands of work and childcare, and the easy ways employers can help

In the Midst of Things In the Midst of Things: The Social Lives of Objects in the Public Spaces of New York City Mike Owen Benediktsson

How ordinary urban objects influence our behavior, exacerbate inequality, and encourage social change

Spiderweb Capitalism Spiderweb Capitalism: How Global Elites Exploit Frontier Markets Kimberly Kay Hoang

A behind-the-scenes look at how the rich and powerful use offshore shell corporations to conceal their wealth and make themselves richer

Yes to the City Yes to the City: Millennials and the Fight for Affordable Housing Max Holleran

A fascinating account of the growing "Yes in My Backyard" urban movement

The Economy of Promises The Economy of Promises: Trust, Power, and Credit in America Bruce G. Carruthers

A comprehensive and illuminating account of the history of credit in America—and how it continues to divide the haves from the have-nots

Viral Justice Viral Justice: How We Grow the World We Want Ruha Benjamin

From the author of Race After Technology, an inspiring vision of how we can build a more just world—one small change at a time

“A true gift to our movements for justice.”—Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow

Data Driven Data Driven: Truckers, Technology, and the New Workplace Surveillance Karen Levy

A behind-the-scenes look at how digital surveillance is affecting the trucking way of life

Eco-Types Eco-Types: Five Ways of Caring about the Environment Emily Huddart Kennedy

Why acknowledging diverse eco-social relationships can help us overcome the political polarization that undermines our ability to protect the environment

Young, Gifted and Diverse Young, Gifted and Diverse: Origins of the New Black Elite Camille Z. Charles, Douglas S. Massey, Kimberly C. Torres, and Rory Kramer

An in-depth look at the rising American generation entering the Black professional class

Aporophobia Aporophobia: Why We Reject the Poor Instead of Helping Them Adela Cortina

Why “aporophobia”—rejection of the poor—is one of the most serious problems facing the world today, and how we can fight it

The Idea of Prison Abolition The Idea of Prison Abolition Tommie Shelby

An incisive and sympathetic examination of the case for ending the practice of imprisonment

Queer Career Queer Career: Sexuality and Work in Modern America Margot Canaday

A masterful history of the LGBT workforce in America

The Grant Writing Guide The Grant Writing Guide: A Road Map for Scholars Betty Lai

A practical guide to effective grant writing for researchers at all stages of their academic careers

Working-Class Utopias Working-Class Utopias: A History of Cooperative Housing in New York City Robert M. Fogelson

One of the nation’s foremost urban historians traces the history of cooperative housing in New York City from the 1920s through the 1970s

Preexisting Conditions Preexisting Conditions: Recounting the Plague Samuel Weber

A stunning philosophical and literary account of canonical plague tales

Popular Politics and the Path to Durable Democracy Popular Politics and the Path to Durable Democracy Mohammad Ali Kadivar

A groundbreaking account of how prolonged grassroots mobilization lays the foundations for durable democratization

The Power of Organizations The Power of Organizations: A New Approach to Organizational Theory Heather A. Haveman

How organizations developed in history, how they operate, and how research on them has evolved

The Global Rules of Art The Global Rules of Art: The Emergence and Divisions of a Cultural World Economy Larissa Buchholz

A trailblazing look at the historical emergence of a global field in contemporary art and the diverse ways artists become valued worldwide

Voicing Politics Voicing Politics: How Language Shapes Public Opinion Efrén Pérez and Margit Tavits

Why your political beliefs are influenced by the language you speak

Resurrecting the Jew Resurrecting the Jew: Nationalism, Philosemitism, and Poland’s Jewish Revival Geneviève Zubrzycki

An in-depth look at why non-Jewish Poles are trying to bring Jewish culture back to life in Poland today

Settling for Less Settling for Less: Why States Colonize and Why They Stop Lachlan McNamee

Why countries colonize the lands of indigenous people

Study Gods Study Gods: How the New Chinese Elite Prepare for Global Competition Yi-Lin Chiang

How privileged adolescents in China acquire status and why this helps them succeed

Utopianism for a Dying Planet Utopianism for a Dying Planet: Life after Consumerism Gregory Claeys

How the utopian tradition offers answers to today’s environmental crises

The Last Human Job The Last Human Job: The Work of Connecting in a Disconnected World Allison J. Pugh

A timely and urgent argument for preserving the work that connects us in the age of automation

Guardrails Guardrails: Guiding Human Decisions in the Age of AI Urs Gasser and Viktor Mayer-Schönberger

How society can shape individual actions in times of uncertainty

Discounting the Future Discounting the Future: The Ascendancy of a Political Technology Liliana Doganova

A pioneering exploration of the defining traits and contradictions of our relationship to the future through the lens of discounting

How the Heartland Went Red How the Heartland Went Red: Why Local Forces Matter in an Age of Nationalized Politics Stephanie Ternullo

How local contexts help us understand why White voters in America’s heartland are shifting to the right

The Tolls of Uncertainty The Tolls of Uncertainty: How Privilege and the Guilt Gap Shape Unemployment in America Sarah Damaske

An indispensable investigation into the American unemployment system and the ways gender and class affect the lives of those looking for work

Thinking like an Economist Thinking like an Economist: How Efficiency Replaced Equality in U.S. Public Policy Elizabeth Popp Berman

The story of how economic reasoning came to dominate Washington between the 1960s and 1980s—and why it continues to constrain progressive ambitions today

Getting Something to Eat in Jackson Getting Something to Eat in Jackson: Race, Class, and Food in the American South Joseph C. Ewoodzie Jr.

James Beard Foundation Book Award Nominee • Winner of the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Book Award, Association of Black Sociologists • Winner of the C. Wright Mills Award, the Society for the Study of Social Problems

A vivid portrait of African American life in today’s urban...

One Quarter of the Nation One Quarter of the Nation: Immigration and the Transformation of America Nancy Foner

An in-depth look at the many ways immigration has redefined modern America

Breaking the Social Media Prism Breaking the Social Media Prism: How to Make Our Platforms Less Polarizing Chris Bail

A revealing look at how user behavior is powering deep social divisions online—and how we might yet defeat political tribalism on social media

Up to Heaven and Down to Hell Up to Heaven and Down to Hell: Fracking, Freedom, and Community in an American Town Colin Jerolmack

A riveting portrait of a rural Pennsylvania town at the center of the fracking controversy

The Rise of Christianity The Rise of Christianity: A Sociologist Reconsiders History Rodney Stark

A landmark reinterpretation of why Christianity became the dominant faith of the West

College College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be - Second Edition Andrew Delbanco

The strengths and failures of the American college, and why liberal education still matters

Career and Family Career and Family: Women’s Century-Long Journey toward Equity Claudia Goldin

Winner of the 2023 Nobel Prize in Economics

A renowned economic historian traces women’s journey to close the gender wage gap and sheds new light on the continued struggle to achieve equity between couples at home

Power to the Public Power to the Public: The Promise of Public Interest Technology Tara Dawson McGuinness and Hana Schank

“Worth a read for anyone who cares about making change happen.”—Barack Obama

A powerful new blueprint for how governments and nonprofits can harness the power of digital technology to help solve the most serious problems of the twenty-first century

Renewal Renewal: From Crisis to Transformation in Our Lives, Work, and Politics Anne-Marie Slaughter

From the acclaimed author of Unfinished Business, a story of crisis and change that can help us find renewed honesty and purpose in our personal and political lives

Arts and Minds Arts and Minds: How the Royal Society of Arts Changed a Nation Anton Howes

A history of the extraordinary society that has touched all aspects of British life

Modi's India Modi's India: Hindu Nationalism and the Rise of Ethnic Democracy Christophe Jaffrelot

A riveting account of how a popularly elected leader has steered the world's largest democracy toward authoritarianism and intolerance

The Inglorious Years The Inglorious Years: The Collapse of the Industrial Order and the Rise of Digital Society Daniel Cohen

How populism is fueled by the demise of the industrial order and the emergence of a new digital society ruled by algorithms

Work Pray Code Work Pray Code: When Work Becomes Religion in Silicon Valley Carolyn Chen

How tech giants are reshaping spirituality to serve their religion of peak productivity

Close Up at a Distance Close Up at a Distance: Mapping, Technology, and Politics Laura Kurgan

The past two decades have seen revolutionary shifts in our ability to navigate, inhabit, and define the spatial realm. The data flows that condition much of our lives now regularly include Global Positioning System (GPS) readings and...

The Genetic Lottery The Genetic Lottery: Why DNA Matters for Social Equality Kathryn Paige Harden

A provocative and timely case for how the science of genetics can help create a more just and equal society

What We Owe Each Other What We Owe Each Other: A New Social Contract for a Better Society Minouche Shafik

From one of the leading policy experts of our time, an urgent rethinking of how we can better support each other to thrive

Syllabus of Errors Syllabus of Errors: Poems Troy Jollimore

A new collection of poetry from the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award

The Hidden Curriculum The Hidden Curriculum: First Generation Students at Legacy Universities Rachel Gable

A revealing look at the experiences of first generation students on elite campuses and the hidden curriculum they must master in order to succeed

Trading at the Speed of Light Trading at the Speed of Light: How Ultrafast Algorithms Are Transforming Financial Markets Donald MacKenzie

A remarkable look at how the growth, technology, and politics of high-frequency trading have altered global financial markets

Making the Cut Making the Cut: Hiring Decisions, Bias, and the Consequences of Nonstandard, Mismatched, and Precarious Employment David Pedulla

An in-depth look at how employers today perceive and evaluate job applicants with nonstandard or precarious employment histories

Research Design in the Social Sciences Research Design in the Social Sciences: Declaration, Diagnosis, and Redesign Graeme Blair, Alexander Coppock, and Macartan Humphreys

A state-of-the-art approach to evaluating research design for students and scholars across the social sciences

Statistical Thinking Statistical Thinking: Analyzing Data in an Uncertain World Russell Poldrack

An essential introduction to statistics for students of psychology and the social sciences

Modeling Social Behavior Modeling Social Behavior: Mathematical and Agent-Based Models of Social Dynamics and Cultural Evolution Paul E. Smaldino

A comprehensive introduction to mathematical and agent-based modeling of social behavior

Data Analysis for Social Science Data Analysis for Social Science: A Friendly and Practical Introduction Elena Llaudet and Kosuke Imai

An ideal textbook for complete beginners—teaches from scratch R, statistics, and the fundamentals of quantitative social science

Quantitative Social Science Quantitative Social Science: An Introduction in Stata Kosuke Imai and Lori D. Bougher

The Stata edition of the groundbreaking textbook on data analysis and statistics for the social sciences and allied fields