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Title: Shop Class as Soul Craft Author: Matthew B. Crawford Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2009 Check It Out: HD4824 .C72 2009 From the Publisher: A philosopher/mechanic's wise (and sometimes funny) look at the challenges and pleasures of working with one's hands. Called "the sleeper hit of the publishing season" (...
Title: More than just race: being black and poor in the inner city Author: William Julius Wilson Publisher: New York: Norton & Company, c2009 Check It Out: HN90.S6 W55 2009 From Publishers Weekly: Harvard sociologist Wilson (The Declining Significance of Race) makes a bold effort to reframe current debates on ...
Title: Dead aid: why aid is not working and how there is a better way for Africa Author: Dambisa Moyo Publisher: New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009 Check It Out: HC800 .M69 2009 From the Publisher: In the past fifty years, more than $1 trillion in development-related aid has been transferred from rich countries to Africa. Has this assistance improved the lives of Af...
Title: On compromise and rotten compromises Author: Avishai Margalit Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2010 Check it Out: BJ1431 .M28 2010 From the Publisher: When is political compromise acceptable--and when is it fundamentally rotten...