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 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 Village Effect

ISBN 10 : 9780307359551
ISBN 13 : 0307359557

In her surprising, entertaining and persuasive new book, award-winning author and psychologist Susan Pinker shows how face-to-face contact is crucial for learning, happiness, resil..

The Big Sort

ISBN 10 : 9780547525198
ISBN 13 : 0547525192

In 2004, journalist Bill Bishop coined the term "the big sort." Armed with startling new demographic data, he made national news in a series of articles showing how Americans have ..

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..

Ethnography Essentials

ISBN 10 : 0470552964
ISBN 13 : 9780470552964

A comprehensive and practical guide to ethnographic research, this book guides you through the process, starting with the fundamentals of choosing and proposing a topic and selecti..

Assessment For Excellence

ISBN 10 : 9781442213630
ISBN 13 : 1442213639

The second edition of Assessment for Excellence arrives as higher education enters a new era of the accountability movement. In the face of mandates such as results-based funding a..