The Vanishing Neighbor The Transformation Of American Community

ISBN 10 : 9780393243994
ISBN 13 : 0393243990

A sweeping new look at the unheralded transformation that is eroding the foundations of American exceptionalism. Americans today find themselves mired in an era of uncertainty and ..

The Vanishing Neighbor

ISBN 10 : 0393063968
ISBN 13 : 9780393063967

Combining history and sociology, a public policy professor discusses the shift in the American life through technology that has disconnected neighbors from one another, limiting ex..

The Lives Of Campus Custodians

ISBN 10 : 9781620364628
ISBN 13 : 162036462X

This unique study uncovers the lives and working conditions of a group of individuals who are usually rendered invisible on college campuses--the custodians who daily clean the off..

What Is Visible

ISBN 10 : 9781455528974
ISBN 13 : 1455528978

New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice Bookpage Best Books of 2014 Woman's Day "Most Inspirational Book of 2014" Women's National Book Association Great Group Reads Pick for 20..

The Last Days Of Old Beijing

ISBN 10 : 9780802779120
ISBN 13 : 0802779123

Journalist Michael Meyer has spent his adult life in China, first in a small village as a Peace Corps volunteer, the last decade in Beijing--where he has witnessed the extraordinar..

Deepening Community

ISBN 10 : 9781626560987
ISBN 13 : 1626560986

Community shapes our identity, quenches our thirst for belonging, and bolsters our physical, mental, emotional, and economic health. But in the chaos of modern life, community ties..

This Is Where You Belong

ISBN 10 : 9780698196148
ISBN 13 : 0698196147

In the spirit of Gretchen Rubin’s megaseller The Happiness Project and Eric Weiner’s The Geography of Bliss, a journalist embarks on a project to discover what it takes to love..