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Social Sciences

A passion for leadership: lessons on change and reform from fifty years of public service / Robert M. Gates.
Publication: New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.
Subject: Gates, Robert Michael, 1943-
Subject: United States. Department of Defense--Officials and employees--Biography.
Subject: United States. Central Intelligence Agency--Officials and employees--Biography.
Subject: Texas A & M University System--Biography.
Subject: Cabinet officers--United States--Biography.
Subject: Organizational change--United States.
Subject: Leadership--United States.
Subject: Public administration--United States--Anecdotes.
Subject: Administrative agencies--United States--Reorganization.
Subject: United States--Politics and government.
Call No.: 303.34 GAT 

Dream hoarders: how the American upper middle class is leaving everyone else in the dust, why that is a problem, and what to do about it / Richard V. Reeves.
Publication: Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2017.
Subject: Middle class--United States.
Subject: Income distribution--United States.
Call No.: 305.550973 REE 

The racial glass ceiling: subordination in American law and culture / Roy L. Brooks.
Publication: New Haven, CT; London, UK: Yale University Press, 2017.
Subject: African Americans--Social conditions.
Subject: African Americans--Civil rights--History.
Subject: Race discrimination--United States--History.
Subject: United States--Race relations--History.
Subject: Racism--United States--History.
Call No.: 305.800973 BRO 

The color of law: a forgotten history of how our government segregated America / Richard Rothstein.
Publication: New York, NY; London, UK: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, 2017.
Subject: Segregation--United States--History--20th century.
Subject: African Americans--Segregation--History--20th century.
Subject: Discrimination in housing--Government policy--United States--History--20th century.
Subject: United States--Race relations--History--20th century.
Call No.: 305.800973 ROT 

Black bodies, white gazes: the continuing significance of race in America / George Yancy. Second edition.
Publication: Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017.
Subject: African Americans.
Subject: Racism--United States.
Subject: United States--Race relations.
Call No.: 305.800973 YAN 

Hidden in plain sight: America's slaves of the new millennium / Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco.
Publication: Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2017.
Subject: Human trafficking--United States.
Subject: Slavery--United States.
Subject: Forced labor--United States.
Subject: Foreign workers--Crimes against--United States.
Subject: Immigrants--Crimes against--United States.
Subject: United States--Social conditions--1980-.
Subject: United States--Ethnic relations.
Call No.: 306.362 MEH 

Transgender children and youth: cultivating pride and joy with families in transition / Elijah C. Nealy.
Publication: New York, NY: W.W Norton & Company, 2017.
Subject: Gender nonconformity.
Subject: Transgender children--Mental health.
Subject: Transgender youth--Mental health.
Subject: Transgender people--Identity.
Subject: Transgender people--Family relationships.
Subject: Transgender people--Services for.
Call No.: 306.768 NEA

American oligarchy: the permanent political class / Ron Formisano.
Publication: Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2017.
Subject: Oligarchy--United States.
Subject: Political culture--United States.
Subject: United States--Politics and government--21st century.
Subject: Political corruption--United States.
Call No.: 320.473 FOR

One nation undecided: clear thinking about five hard issues that divide us / Peter H. Schuck.
Publication: Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2017.
Subject: Political culture--United States.
Subject: Poverty--Political aspects--United States.
Subject: Campaign funds--United States.
Subject: Affirmative action programs--United States.
Subject: Religion and politics--United States.
Subject: United States--Emigration and immigration--Political aspects.
Call No.: 323.650869420 DUI 

Broke and patriotic: why poor Americans love their country / Francesco Duina.
Publication: Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2018.
Subject: Patriotism -- United States.
Subject: Poor -- United States -- Attitudes.
Call No.: 323.650869420 DUI 

Defying the odds: the 2016 elections and American politics / James W. Ceaser, Andrew E. Busch and John J. Pitney Jr.
Publication: Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017.
Subject: Presidents--United States--Election--2016.
Subject: Political culture--United States.
Subject: United States--Politics and government--2009-2017. 
Call No.: 324.973 CEA 

Drawing the lines: constraints on partisan gerrymandering in U.S. politics / Nicholas R. Seabrook.
Publication: Ithaca, NY; London, UK: Cornell University Press, 2017.
Subject: Gerrymandering--United States.
Subject: Apportionment (Election law)--United States.
Call No.: 328.7307345 SEA 

Patterns of economic change by state and area: income, employment, & gross domestic product / edited by Hannah M. Anderson. Fourth Edition.
Publication: Lanham, MD: Bernan Press, 2017.
Subject: Labor supply--United States--Statistics.
Subject: Wages--United States--Statistics.
Subject: Gross domestic product--United States--Statistics.
Subject: United States--Economic conditions--2009- --Statistics.
Subject: United States--Commerce--Statistics.
Subject: U.S. states--Economic conditions--21st century--Statistics.
Subject: Income--United States--Statistics.
Call No.: 330.973 P316 2017 (Capitol Branch) 

The end of loyalty: the rise and fall of good jobs in America / Rick Wartzman.
Publication: New York, NY: PublicAffairs, 2017.
Subject: Labor--United States--History.
Subject:  Industrial relations--United States--History.
Subject:  Corporations--United States--History.
Subject: Industrial policy--United States--History.
Subject: Labor policy--United States--History.
Subject: Middle class--United States.
Subject: United States--Economic conditions--1945-
Call No.: 331.7 WAR 

Solar powered charging infrastructure for electric vehicles: a sustainable development / edited by, Lary E. Erickson, Jessica Robinson, Gary Brase, Jackson Cutsor.
Publication: Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
Subject: Battery charging stations (Electric vehicles).
Subject: Electric vehicles--Power supply.
Subject: Electric vehicles--Batteries.
Subject: Photovoltaic power generation.
Subject: Photovoltaic power systems.
Subject: Sustainable development.
Call No.: 333.7932 S684 LLS (Capitol Branch) 

Changing energy: the transition to a sustainable future / John H. Perkins.
Publication: Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2017.
Subject: Energy consumption.
Subject: Renewable energy sources.
Subject: Fossil fuels.
Subject: Power resources.
Subject: Sustainable development.
Call No.: 333.794 PER 

Florida administrative practice / Florida Bar continuing legal education. 11th Edition.
Publication: Tallahassee, FL: Florida Bar, Continuing Legal Education, 2017.
Subject: Administrative law -- Florida.
Call No.: 342.066 A238 2017 LLS (Capitol Branch) 

Impeachment: a citizen's guide / Cass R. Sunstein.
Publication: Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017.
Subject: Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2016.
Subject: Political culture -- United States.
Subject: United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-2017.
Call No.: 324.973 CEA 

Self-evident truths: contesting equal rights from the Revolution to the Civil War / Richard D. Brown.
Publication: New Haven, CT; London, UK: Yale University Press, 2017.
Subject: Equality before the law -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Subject: Equality before the law -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Subject: Equality -- United States.
Call No.: 342.73085 BRO 

Framing the solid South: the state constitutional conventions of secession, reconstruction, and redemption, 1860-1902 / Paul E. Herron.
Publication: Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2017.
Subject: Constitutional conventions--United States--States--History.
Subject: Constitutional conventions--Southern States--History.
Subject: Constitutional history--Southern States.
Subject: Secession--Southern States--History.
Subject: Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877).
Subject: Southern States--Race relations--Political aspects--History.
Subject: Southern States--Politics and government--1775-1865.
Subject: Southern States--Politics and government--1865-1950.
Call No.: 342.755 HER

The Florida state constitution / Talbot D'Alemberte. Second edition.
Publication: New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2017.
Subject: Constitutions--Florida.
Subject: Constitutional law--Florida.
Subject: Oxford commentaries on the state constitutions of the United States.
Call No.: 342.759 DAL 2017 

Domestic abuse, child custody, and visitation: winning in family court / Toby G. Kleinman and Daniel Pollack.
Publication: New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2017.
Subject: Family violence--Law and legislation--United States.
Subject: Custody of children--United States.
Subject: Child abuse--Law and legislation--United States.
Subject: Visitation rights (Domestic relations)--United States.
Subject: Domestic relations--United States.
Subject: Trial practice--United States.
Call No.: 342.759 DAL 2017 

The doomsday machine: confessions of a nuclear war planner / Daniel Ellsberg.
Publication: New York, NY: Bloomsbury, 2017.
Subject: Ellsberg, Daniel.
Subject: Nuclear warfare--Government policy--United States--History--20th century.
Subject: Nuclear weapons--Government policy--United States--History--20th century.
Subject: Military planning--United States--History--20th century.
Subject: United States--Military policy--History--20th century.
Subject: United States--Officials and employees--Biography.
Call No.: 355.0217 ELL 

Design thinking for the greater good: innovation in the social sector / Jeanne Liedtka, Randy Salzman, and Daisy Azer.
Publication: New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2017.
Subject: Human services--Management.
Subject: Public administration--Decision making.
Subject: Management science.
Subject: Social responsibility of business.
Call No.: 361.0068 LIE 

The health of newcomers: immigration, health policy, and the case for global solidarity / Patricia Illingworth and Wendy E. Parmet.
Publication: New York, NY: New York University Press, 2017.
Subject: Immigrants--Medical care.
Subject: Immigrants--Medical care--United States.
Subject: Medical policy.
Subject: Medical policy--United States.
Subject: Emigration and immigration--Government policy.
Subject: United States--Emigration and immigration--Government policy.
Subject: Right to health.
Subject: Right to health--United States.
Call No.: 362.1086 ILL 

The death gap: how inequality kills / David A. Ansell, MD.
Publication: Chicago, IL; London, UK: The University of Chicago Press, 2017.
Subject: Social medicine--United States.
Subject: Equality--Health aspects--United States.
Subject: Poverty--Health aspects--United States.
Subject: Racism--Health aspects--United States.
Subject: Health--Social aspects--United States.
Subject: Health and race--United States.
Subject: Discrimination in medical care--United States.
Subject: Medical policy--United States.
Call No.: 362.10973 ANS 

So you want to be a cop: what everyone should know before entering a law enforcement career / Alley Evola.
Publication: Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017.
Subject: Police--Vocational guidance--United States.
Subject: Law enforcement--Vocational guidance--United States.
Call No.: 362.10973 ANS  

Private guns, public health / David Hemenway.
Publication: Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2017.
Subject: Gunshot wounds--United States--Prevention.
Subject: Firearms--Law and legislation--United States.
Subject: Gun control--United States.
Subject: Medical policy--United States.
Subject: Firearms ownership--United States.
Call No.: 363.33 HEM 

Megafire: the race to extinguish a deadly epidemic of flame / Michael Kodas.
Publication: Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017.
Subject: Wildfires.
Subject: Wildfire fighters.
Call No.: 363.379 KOD 

The corruption cure: how citizens and leaders can combat graft / Robert I. Rotberg.
Publication: Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2017.
Subject: Political corruption--Prevention.
Subject: Political corruption--Prevention--Citizen participation.
Subject: Corruption--Prevention.
Subject: Corruption--Prevention--Citizen participation.
Subject: Corporations--Corrupt practices--Prevention.
Subject: Corporations--Corrupt practices--Prevention--Citizen participation.
Call No.: 364.1323 ROT 

Listening in: cybersecurity in an insecure age / Susan Landau.
Publication: New Haven, CT; London, UK: Yale University Press, 2017.
Subject: Data encryption (Computer science)--Law and legislation.
Subject: Computer networks--Security measures--Government policy.
Subject: Computer security.
Call No.: 364.168 LAN 

The war on kids: how American juvenile justice lost its way / Cara H. Drinan.
Publication: New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2018.
Subject: Juvenile justice, Administration of--United States.
Call No.: 364.360973 DRI 

Convicted and condemned: the politics and policies of prisoner reentry / Keesha M. Middlemass.
Publication: New York, NY: New York University Press, 2017.
Subject: Prisoners--Deinstitutionalization--United States.
Subject: Ex-convicts--United States--Social conditions.
Subject: Ex-convicts--Services for--New Jersey.
Call No.: 364.8 MID 

The new criminal justice thinking / edited by Sharon Dolovich and Alexandra Natapoff.
Publication: New York, NY: New York University Press, 2017.
Subject: Criminal justice, Administration of--United States.
Subject: Punishment--United States.
Call No.: 364.973 DOL 

Locked in: the true causes of mass incarceration and how to achieve real reform / John F. Pfaff.
Publication: New York, NY: Basic Books, 2017.
Subject: Imprisonment--United States.
Subject: Criminal justice, Administration of--United States.
Subject: Corrections--United States.
Call No.: 365.973 PFA 

Health care as a right of citizenship: the continuing evolution of reform / Gunnar Almgren.
Publication: New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2017.
Subject: United States--Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Subject: Health care reform--United States.
Subject: Health insurance--Government policy--United States.
Subject: Right to health--United States.
Call No.: 368.38200973 ALM 

Beyond test scores: a better way to measure school quality / Jack Schneider.
Publication: Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017.
Subject: Education--Aims and objectives--United States.
Subject: Educational accountability--United States.
Subject: Educational tests and measurements--United States.
Subject: Education and state--United States.
Call No.: 370.11 SCH 

Online teaching in K-12: models, methods, and best practices for teachers and administrators / edited by Sarah Bryans-Bongey & Kevin J. Graziano.
Publication: Medford, NJ: Information Today, 2016. Web-based instruction.
Subject: Internet in education.
Subject: Computer-assisted instruction.
Subject: Distance education.
Call No.: 371.3344678 ONL 

The real school safety problem: the long-term consequences of harsh school punishment / Aaron Kupchik.
Publication: Oakland, CA: University of California Press, [2016].
Subject: Schools--Security measures--United States.
Subject: School violence--United States--Prevention.
Subject: Discipline of children--United States--Psychological aspects.
Call No.: 371.7 KUP 

Policy patrons: philanthropy, education reform, and the politics of influence / Megan E. Tompkins-Stange.
Publication: Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2016.
Subject: Endowments -- United States.
Subject: Educational change -- United States.
Call No.: 379.13 TOM 

Students of the dream: resegregation in a Southern city / Ruth Carbonette Yow.
Publication: Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017.
Subject: Segregation in education--Georgia--Marietta.
Subject: School integration--Georgia--Marietta.
Subject: Discrimination in education--Georgia--Marietta.
Subject: Marietta (Ga.)--Social conditions.
Call No.: 379.263 YOW 

Debating Disney: pedagogical perspectives on commercial cinema / edited by Douglas Brode and Shea T. Brode.
Publication: Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016.
Subject: Walt Disney Company--History.
Subject: Disney, Walt, 1901-1966--Criticism and interpretation.
Subject: Motion pictures--Social aspects--United States.
Subject: Animated films--Social aspects--United States.
Call No.: 384.80979494 BRO

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