Bringing pleasure into recovery is the key to turning over a new leaf People in the midst of alcohol or drug addiction tend to imagine life without those substances as one of deprivation, which can make kicking the habit seem … Continue reading →
As students return to campus post-holiday break, a Michigan State University professor has released an e-book she hopes will demystify the “hookup culture” that often accompanies the college social scene.
Since joining the University of Chicago faculty in 2010, Hillary Chute quickly established herself as the campus’ resident comics expert. In addition to co-teaching a course on comics and autobiography with famed cartoonist Alison Bechdel, Chute organized a conference through … Continue reading →
UCLA sociologist investigates ‘astroturf’ campaigns in new book Coming at the height of public opposition to Wal-Mart’s labor practices and expansion into urban markets, the founding in 2005 of Working Families for Wal-Mart appeared to reflect a spontaneous groundswell of … Continue reading →
Leah Ceccarelli is a professor of communication and author of the book “On the Frontier of Science: An American Rhetoric of Exploration and Exploitation.” She answered a few questions about the book for UW Today. Q: What’s the concept behind … Continue reading →
The uncertainties surrounding the long-term prospect of democracy being fully embraced by North African nations embroiled in the Arab Spring rebellions are the focus of a fascinating new book. The book, called ‘Party Politics and the Prospects for democracy in … Continue reading →
Patricia Ebrey is a UW professor of history and the author of a number of books about Chinese history and culture. She answered a few questions about her new book, “Emperor Huizong,” about the Chinese emperor who lived from 1082 … Continue reading →
TORONTO, ON – The global financial crisis accelerated China’s rise in the world economy, disrupting a post-cold war status quo in which the United States was the world’s largest and most dynamic economy and undisputed super power. The world economic order is … Continue reading →