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Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment
4.33
it was amazing
What I loved the most about this book is that it is an academic text, but PCH doesn't waste time with jargon. If she uses it, she defines it almost im ...more
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Jan 03, 2011
 
A Postcapitalist Politics
3.78
really liked it
This is a really dense book, especially at the beginning. I didn't finish it, but I hope to one day. An interesting look at postcapitalism through a f ...more
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Apr 21, 2014
 
The Metaphysical Club
4.07
really liked it
DONE!

I really did like this book. While it was pretty dense in some parts, it was fascinating in other aspects. This is a quadruple biography smushed
...more
Sep 11, 2011
Sep 03, 2011
 
Liquidated: An Ethnography of Wall Street
3.89
really liked it
I totally skimmed this book as any good grad student does, but I would still recommend this book. It is more academic than popular press. Even I glaze ...more
Apr 17, 2014
Apr 13, 2014
 
Debt: The First 5,000 Years
4.17
did not like it
I read this for an economics anthropology course and every person in the class (everyone is an anthropologist) could debunk different sections of the ...more
Feb 06, 2014
Jan 23, 2014
 
The Ice Finders: How a Poet, a Professor, and a Politician Discovered the Ice Age
3.62
liked it
I read this book for my research methods course. It was assigned because this book tells the story of how scientists "discovered" the Ice Age. In orde ...more
Aug 27, 2011
Aug 23, 2011
 
From Modern Production to Imagined Primitive: The Social World of Coffee from Papua New Guinea
3.72
really liked it
Everyone who tries to buy "fair trade", "organic" or "green" should read this book, especially coffee drinkers. Yes, a bit of guilt, but knowledge is ...more
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Feb 24, 2014
 
Pay for Performance:: Evaluating Performance Appraisal and Merit Pay
1.50
it was ok
Another example of Congress asking for a report, the report coming back "meh" and then Congress ignores the good stuff. Kinda depressing for someone w ...more
Oct 13, 2011
Oct 10, 2011
 
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
3.99
really liked it
A tough read, even for this science nrrd.
Sep 19, 2011
Sep 14, 2011
 
Social Experiments: Evaluating Public Programs with Experimental Methods
4.00
really liked it
a step by step guide to conducting an experiment. Really great at explaining all the steps & reasons behind them.
Feb 22, 2014
Feb 03, 2014
 
The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World is Still the Least Valued
4.01
it was amazing
I read this book while I was pregnant and kept thinking, "What the hell did I get myself into?!" It is an excellent breakdown of almost every myth tha ...more
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Jan 22, 2008
 
The Enigma of Capital and the Crises of Capitalism
4.04
really liked it
This is a great book for anyone still trying to figure out what the hell happened to our economy, why the banks failed and why the government bails ou ...more
Mar 13, 2014
Mar 08, 2014
 
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers
3.94
really liked it
I'm not really done, done, as this is one of those reference books I'll continue to go back to. But it is written in an inviting manner.
Dec 12, 2012
Aug 30, 2012
 
Emotionally Involved: The Impact of Researching Rape
4.47
it was amazing
A must read for anyone who works with people and you hear their tales of woe and it makes you feel helpless.
not set
Jan 22, 2008
 
Science and Technology Policy in the United States: Open Systems in Action
3.00
liked it
None
Mar 05, 2012
Feb 20, 2012
 
Student Guide and Workbook for Use With Mankiw Macroeconomics
5.00
None
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Jan 22, 2008
 
Paradoxes of Gender
3.71
None
Jan 23, 2011
Jan 14, 2011
 
Framed by Gender: How Gender Inequality Persists in the Modern World
3.86
really liked it
None
Mar 08, 2011
Feb 23, 2011
 
The Dilemmas of an Upright Man: Max Planck and the Fortunes of German Science
3.87
liked it
None
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Jan 22, 2008
 
The People Factor: Strengthening America by Investing in Public Service
4.00
liked it
None
Dec 07, 2011
Aug 23, 2011
 
Controlling Human Heredity
3.38
liked it
None
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Jan 22, 2008
 
The Darwinian Revolution: Science Red in Tooth and Claw
3.67
liked it
None
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Jan 22, 2008
 
Diversity and Public Administration: Theory, Issues, and Perspectives
3.00
really liked it
None
Oct 06, 2011
Sep 24, 2011
 
Tricks of the Trade: How to Think about Your Research While You're Doing It
4.03
None
Oct 10, 2011
Oct 06, 2011
 
The Enlightenment
3.41
really liked it
None
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Jan 22, 2008
 
American Science Policy since World War II
2.75
liked it
None
Mar 05, 2012
Jan 16, 2012
 
Shafritz Classics of Public Administration (4th Edition)
3.73
None
Sep 08, 2010
Aug 21, 2010
 
Bureau Men, Settlement Women: Constructing Public Administration in the Progressive Era
3.83
really liked it
None
Oct 27, 2013
Aug 25, 2012
 
The Color of Privilege: Three Blasphemies on Race and Feminism
4.18
really liked it
None
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Jan 22, 2008
 
Nonsexist Research Methods
3.62
None
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Sep 04, 2012
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