SOCIETY

The titles in this category deal with society at large - politics, history, religion, science, crime, etc.

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  1. Economix

    Economix: How and Why Our Economy Works (and Doesn't Work), in Words and Pictures

    $19.95

    Stimulus plans: good or bad? Free markets: How free are they? Jobs: Can we afford them? Occupy Wall Street . . . worldwide! Learn More
  2. The End Of Money

    End of Money: Counterfeiters, Preachers, Techies, Dreamers--and the Coming Cashless Society

    $15.99

    For ages, money has been represented by little metal disks and rectangular slips of paper. Yet the usefulness of physical money—to say nothing of its value—is coming under fire as never before. Intrigued by the distinct possibility that cash will soon disappear, author and Wired contributing editor David Wolman sets out to investigate the future of money…and how it will affect your wallet. Learn More
  3. End This Depression Now!

    End This Depression Now!

    $15.95

    A New York Times best-selling call to arms from Nobel Prize–winning economist Paul Krugman. Learn More
  4. First As Tragedy, Then As Farce

    First As Tragedy, Then As Farce

    $12.95

    From the tragedy of 9/11 to the farce of the financial meltdown. Learn More
  5. FLoating City (paperback)

    Floating City: A Rogue Sociologist Lost And Found In New York's Underground Economy

    $17.00

    New York is a city of highs and lows, where wealthy elites share the streets with desperate immigrants and destitute locals. Learn More
  6. Freakonomics

    Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

    $16.99

    Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? Why do drug dealers still live with their moms? How much do parents really matter? What kind of impact did Roe v. Wade have on violent crime? Learn More
  7. From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend: A Short, Illustrated History of Labor in the United States

    From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend: A Short, Illustrated History of Labor in the United States

    $18.95

    Hailed in a starred Publishers Weekly review as a work of 'impressive even-handedness and analytic acuity... that gracefully handles a broad range of subject matter,' From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend is the first comprehensive look at American history through the prism of working people. Learn More
  8. Global Slump

    Global Slump: The Economics and Politics of Crisis and Resistance

    $17.00

    Global Slump analyzes the global financial meltdown as the first systemic crisis of the neoliberal stage of capitalism. It argues that – far from having ended – the crisis has ushered in a whole period of worldwide economic and political turbulence. In developing an account of the crisis as rooted in fundamental features of capitalism, Global Slump challenges the view that its source lies in financial deregulation. Learn More
  9. Griftopia tpb

    Griftopia: A Story Of Bankers, Politicians, And The Most Audacious Power Grab In American History

    $16.00

    A brilliantly illuminating and darkly comic tale of the ongoing financial and political crisis in America. Learn More
  10. The Half Has Never Been Told

    Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery And The Making Of American Capitalism

    $35.00

    Americans tend to cast slavery as a pre-modern institution - the nation's original sin, perhaps, but isolated in time and divorced from America's later success. But to do so robs the millions who suffered in bondage of their full legacy. Learn More

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