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Monthly Archive for August, 2016

Download Prize Fight The Race and the Rivalry to be the First in Science MacSci by Morton Meyers – To Be First Is Paramount To Be Second Is To Be ForgottenPDF Summary:pWe often think of scientists as dispassionate and detached nobly laboring without any expectation of reward But scientific research is much more complicated and [...]

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Download Feminism Inc Coming of Age in Girl Power Media Culture by Emilie Zaslow – A Text Above The Next PDF Summary:DIVPDrawing on extensive research with a diverse group of seventy teen girls Zaslow offers a critical account of the girl power moment in which feminism and femininity are shrink-wrapped together in one market-friendly package [...]

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Download Plastic Fantastic How the Biggest Fraud in Physics Shook the Scientific World MacSci by Eugenie Samuel Reich РHighly Detailed And Fast-Paced PDF Summary:DIVDIVDIVDIVPHighly regarded science journalist Eugenie Samuel Reich recounts the case of wunderkind physicist Jan Hendrik Sch̦n who faked the discovery of a new superconductor at the world famous Bell Laboratories Many [...]

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Download An American Travesty Legal Responses to Adolescent Sexual Offending Adolescent Development and Legal Policy by Franklin E Zimring – Sensationalizes At Times With Old Facts PDF Summary:DIVDIVPIAn American TravestyI is the first scholarly book in half a century to analyze the justice system8217s response to sexual misconduct by children and adolescents in the United [...]

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Download Saving Babies The Consequences of Newborn Genetic Screening Fieldwork Encounters and Discoveries by Mara Buchbinder – 5 Star ReviewPDF Summary:PdivIt has been close to six decades since Watson and Crick discovered the structure of DNA and more than ten years since the human genome was decoded Today through the collection and analysis of a [...]

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Download The Lost World of Fossil Lake Snapshots from Deep Time by Lance Grande – Terrific PDF Summary:divdivThe landscape of southwestern Wyoming around the ghost town of Fossil is beautiful but harsh a dry high mountain desert with cool nights and long cold winters inhabited by a sparse mountain desert community But during the early [...]

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Download Dangerous Frames How Ideas about Race and Gender Shape Public Opinion Studies in Communication Media and Public Opinion by Nicholas J G Winter – A Good Read PDF Summary:divdivIn addition to their obvious roles in American politics race and gender also work in hidden ways to profoundly influence the way we thinkand voteabout a [...]

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Download Planet of the Bugs Evolution and the Rise of Insects by Scott Richard Shaw – Five Stars PDF Summary:divDinosaurs however toothy did not rule the earthand neither do humans But what were and are the true potentates of our planet Insects says Scott Richard ShawImillionsI and ImillionsI of insect species Starting in the shallow [...]

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Download Medieval Misogyny and the Invention of Western Romantic Love by R Howard Bloch – A Provocative Read PDF Summary:divUntil now the advent of Western romantic love has been seen as a liberation fromor antidote toten centuries of misogyny In this major contribution to gender studies R Howard Bloch demonstrates how similar the ubiquitous antifeminism [...]

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Download The Fair Society The Science of Human Nature and the Pursuit of Social Justice by Peter Corning – 5 Star ReviewPDF Summary:PWeve been told again and again that life is unfair But what if were wrong simply to resign ourselves to this situation What if we have the powerand more the dutyto change society [...]

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