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Social Science - Violence In Society
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Author: Barbara F. Walter
Release Date: January 04, 2022
A leading political scientist examines the dramatic rise in violent extremism around the globe and sounds the alarm on the increasing likelihood of a second civil war in the United StatesPolitical violence rips apart several towns in southwest Texas....
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Author: Mark Oppenheimer | Narrator: Mark Oppenheimer
Release Date: October 05, 2021
A piercing portrait of the struggles and triumphs of one of America's renowned Jewish neighborhoods in the wake of unspeakable tragedy that highlights the hopes, fears, and tensions all Americans must confront on the road to healing.Squirrel Hill, Pi...
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Author: Carla Power | Narrator: Carla Power
Release Date: September 07, 2021
A groundbreaking look inside the controversial field of deradicalization, told through the stories of former militants and the people working to bring them back into society, from National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist Carla Power What ...
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Author: Katherine Dykstra | Narrator: Nan McNamara
Release Date: June 15, 2021
A riveting investigation into a cold case asks how much control women have over their bodies and the direction of their lives.In July 1970, eighteen-year-old Paula Oberbroeckling left her house in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and never returned. A cold case f...
Author: Peter Vronsky | Narrator: René Ruiz
Release Date: February 09, 2021
Fans of Mindhunter and true crime podcasts will devour these chilling stories of serial killers from the American "Golden Age" (1950-2000).   With books like Serial Killers, Female Serial Killers and Sons of Cain, Peter Vronsky has established h...
Author: Margaret MacMillan | Narrator: Deepti Gupta
Release Date: October 06, 2020
Is peace an aberration? The bestselling author of Paris 1919 offers a provocative view of war as an essential component of humanity. NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE EAST HAMPTO...
Author: Chris Murphy | Narrator: Chris Murphy
Release Date: September 01, 2020
“An engrossing, moving, and utterly motivating account of the human stakes of gun violence in America.”—Samantha Power, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Education of an IdealistIs America destined to always be a viole...
Author: Robert Whiting | Narrator: Oliver Wyman
Release Date: July 07, 2020
A riveting account of the role of Americans in the evolution of the Tokyo underworld in the years since 1945.In the ashes of postwar Japan lay a gold mine for certain opportunistic, expatriate Americans.  Addicted to the volatile energy of ...
Author: Alex Kotlowitz | Narrator: Alex Kotlowitz
Release Date: March 05, 2019
2020 J. ANTHONY LUKAS PRIZE WINNERFrom the bestselling author of There Are No Children Here, a richly textured, heartrending portrait of love and death in Chicago's most turbulent neighborhoods.The numbers are staggering: over the past twenty years i...
Author: Deborah E. Lipstadt | Narrator: Paul Boehmer, Ellen Archer and Phoebe Strole
Release Date: January 29, 2019
***2019 NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD WINNER—Jew­ish Edu­ca­tion and Iden­ti­ty Award***The award-winning author of The Eichmann Trial and Denial: Holocaust History on Trial gives us a penetrating and provocative analysis of th...
Author: Steven Pinker | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: February 13, 2018
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018ONE OF THE ECONOMIST'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR"My new favorite book of all time." --Bill Gates If you think the world is coming to an end, think again: people are living longer, he...
Author: Elliott Woods | Narrator: Eric Vale
Release Date: January 09, 2018
In partnership with Texas Monthly, Elliott Woods's "Shell Shocked" is now available as an audio download, where the length and timeliness of a podcast meets the high-quality production of a full-length audio program.Who's to blame when the violence o...