Social Sciences Archive

Latest Posts

3d_cover

Who Are We: Seeing Ourselves through the Eyes of One Another

Understanding who we are is a concern that entails seeing ourselves through the eyes one another. It is a philosophy that involves thoughtfulness of the full picture, an empathetic vision that incorporates the nature of our awareness. That perception leads to
Nicolleb_Front_Cover

HYPHENED-NATION: DON’T CHECK THE BOX

Many people are surprised to learn that America is the only country that hyphenates their citizens by ethnicity before nationality. In the opinion of author and activist Nicole Draffen, this is something that causes great harm to our country. Her recently
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City Review

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City Review

In this brilliant, heartbreaking book, Matthew Desmond takes us into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee to tell the story of eight families on the edge. Arleen is a single mother trying to raise her two sons on the $20 a month
Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness Review

Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness Review

In Dark Matters Simone Browne locates the conditions of blackness as a key site through which surveillance is practiced, narrated, and resisted. She shows how contemporary surveillance technologies and practices are informed by the long history of racial formation and by