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HATE: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship

Nadine Strossen · Oxford University Press
Pages: 232
Format: Hardcover

HATE dispels misunderstandings plaguing our perennial debates about "hate speech vs. free speech," showing that the First Amendment approach promotes free speech and democracy, equality, and societal harmony. We hear too many incorrect assertions that "hate speech" -- which...
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LEARN SPANISH IN YOUR CAR for beginners: The Ultimate Easy Spanish Learning Audiobook: How to Learn Spanish Language Vocabulary like crazy with over 500 Useful Phrases. Lesson 6-10 VOL. 2

Alejandro Garcia Noble · Independently published
Pages: 127
Format: Paperback

Do you want to learn real Spanish with complete confidence, but your everyday life leaves you too little time?Are you looking for an easy, quickest and most reliable way to learn Spanish where the whole method is backed by reliable scientific research?Have you been desperately trying to learn...
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The Merit Myth: How Our Colleges Favor the Rich and Divide America

Anthony P. Carnevale · The New Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

An eye-opening and timely look at how colleges drive the very inequalities they are meant to remedy, complete with a call - and a vision - for change Colleges fiercely defend America's deeply stratified higher education system, arguing that the most exclusive schools reward the brightest...
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The Perfection of the Paper Clip: Curious Tales of Invention, Accidental Genius, and Stationery Obsession

James Ward · Touchstone
Format: Hardcover

This wonderfully quirky book will change the way you look at your desk forever with stories of accidental genius, bitter rivalries, and an appreciation for everyday objects, like the humble but perfectly designed paper clip and the utilitarian, irreplaceable pencil.How many of humanity's...
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Creating the Sustainable Public Library: The Triple Bottom Line Approach

Gary L Shaffer · Libraries Unlimited
Pages: 184
Format: Paperback

Transform any public library into a truly sustainable organization -- not just environmentally sustainable, but economically and socially sustainable as well -- by following the directions and practices described in this book.* Offers theory and practical advice on implementing a sustainability...
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Graduate Programs in the Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Agricultural Sciences, the Environment & Natural Resources 2015

Peterson's · Peterson's; 49 edition
Format: Hardcover

Graduate Programs in the Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Agricultural Sciences, the Environment & Natural Resources 2015 contains more than 3,000 graduate programs in the relevant disciplines-including agriculture and food sciences, astronomy and astrophysics, chemistry, physics, mathematics,...
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Home Learning Year by Year, Revised and Updated: How to Design a Creative and Comprehensive Homeschool Curriculum

Rebecca Rupp · Broadway Books
Pages: 576
Format: Paperback

A comprehensive guide to designing homeschool curriculum, from one of the country's foremost homeschooling experts - now revised and updated! Homeschooling can be a tremendous gift to your children - a personalized educational experience tailored to each kid's interests, abilities,...
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Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus

Jennifer S. Hirsch · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking study that transforms how we see and address the most misunderstood problem on college campuses: widespread sexual assault.

The fear of campus sexual assault has become an inextricable part of the college experience. And for far too many students, that fear is realized....

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2015 International Existing Building Code

International Code Council. · Delmar
Pages: 306
Format: Book

Learn the requirements needed to instill safety and stability in existing and historic buildings - without requiring full compliance with the new construction requirements in the building code. The 2015 INTERNATIONAL EXISTING BUILDING CODE SOFT COVER contains requirements intended to encourage...
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This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm

TED GENOWAYS · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 226
Format: Hardcover

Is there still a place for the farm in today's America?

The family farm lies at the heart of our national identity, yet its future is in peril. Rick Hammond grew up on a small ranch, and for forty years he has raised cattle and crops on his wife's fifth-generation homestead in York...

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