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Issues of Our Time

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  1. Book ImageWhistling Vivaldi: And Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Claude M. Steele

    Hardcover

    Acclaimed social psychologist Claude Steele offers an insider’s look at his groundbreaking findings on stereotypes and identity.More

  2. Book ImageMore than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City

    William Julius Wilson

    Paperback

    A preeminent sociologist of race explains a groundbreaking new framework for understanding racial inequality, challenging both conservative and liberal dogma.More

  3. Book ImageThe Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Louis Menand

    Hardcover

    Has American higher education become a dinosaur?More

  4. Book ImageMore than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City

    William Julius Wilson

    Hardcover

    A preeminent sociologist of race explains a groundbreaking new framework for understanding racial inequality, challenging both conservative and liberal dogma.More

  5. Book ImageModern Liberty: And the Limits of Government

    Charles Fried

    Paperback

    “An erudite, sharp-tongued libertarian, eager to do battle with censors, regulators ... and sanctimonious busybodies of every stripe.”—New York TimesMore

  6. Book ImageIdentity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny

    Amartya Sen

    Paperback

    “One of the few world intellectuals on whom we may rely to make sense out of our existential confusion.”—Nadine GordimerMore

  7. Book ImageCosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers

    Kwame Anthony Appiah

    Paperback

    “A brilliant and humane philosophy for our confused age.”—Samantha Power, author of A Problem from HellMore