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Megan Megan said: " At the moment, this is feeling like a good follow-up to Mary Pipher's Greenboat from earlier this year. McKibben's writing is a little breezier than I'd prefer on some topics but he takes the subject of the fight against the Keystone pipeline to the ...more "

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Megan Megan said: " I had to learn some piratical moves to be able to read my totally legal copy of this on my ereader (one of the books I bought my Kobo for!)

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Epic Encounters by Melani McAlister
Epic Encounters: Culture, Media, and U.S. Interests in the Middle East since1945
by Melani McAlister
recommended for: film studies people/anthro folks/NELC majors
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This book is dense, and all in all will probably bore a good number of people, but if you're willing to work through it, all and all I think it's worthwhile. It draws some fascinating connections between popular culture and foreign policy, and shows ...more
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Webs of Power by Starhawk
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I had heard really good things about this book, but was a little bit skeptical about it given that the author calls herself a Witch. And, indeed, she talks about casting spells and such throughout the book, but not at any great depth, and also in a w ...more
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Talking to Strangers by Danielle S. Allen
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I did start this at one point, but was derailed somewhere around chapter 5 or 6. Armed with a new copy, I think it's time to pick it back up.
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Covering Islam by Edward W. Said
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Though overly polemical at points, this is still an informative book that takes much of Said's key ideas from Orientalism and applies them to media coverage of the Middle East and Islam, helping to problematize the oversimplified portrayals of both. ...more
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The Ecology of Freedom by Murray Bookchin
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Sustainable Communities and the Challenge of Environmental Ju... by Julian Agyeman
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I received a copy of this book because I read the glowing blurbs of it on amazon, and added it to my wish list. A mistake on my part, I think, as the book turned out to be an unfortunate example of how bizarre writing on certain topics can become whe ...more
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Nature and Walking by Ralph Waldo Emerson
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I sort of feel that both Emerson and Thoreau are starting to sound a little overly dated, and not in a good way... more in the "we're supporting the domination of nature and non-Europeans but are so focused on our own spiritual development that we do ...more
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Imperial Life in the Emerald City by Rajiv Chandrasekaran
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The short take: bad organizational structure and writing that is really just mediocre journalistic prose.
Although Chandrasekaran begins with a narrative "I," he never really identifies himself, and then launches into details about things like relatio
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Monocultures of the Mind by Vandana Shiva
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The first essay in this book was amazing, but I ended up setting it down and getting wrapped up in schoolwork before I could finish it, and now it's in Illinois, and I'm in California. But the first piece is an amazing look at the essentially coloniz ...more
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Earth's Insights by J. Baird Callicott
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