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Surviving Lockdown : Human Nature in Social Isolation

This book reflects on the unprecedented changes to our lives and the impact on our behaviour as we lived through social isolation during the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Stereotypes: the Incidence and Impacts of Bias

Provides an invaluable primer on how culturally accepted stereotypes are impacting people throughout the United States.

Violence Against Women: What Everyone Needs to Know

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is a longstanding problem that has increasingly come to the forefront of international and national policy debates and news: from the US reauthorization of the Violence against Women Act and a United Nations declaration to end sexual violence in war, to coverage of gang rapes in India, cyberstalking and "revenge porn", honor killings, female genital mutilation, and international trafficking.

The Mating Game: How Gender Still Shapes How We Date

Despite enormous changes in patterns of dating and courtship in twenty-first-century America, contemporary understandings of romance and intimacy remain firmly rooted in age-old assumptions of gender difference.

A Roadmap to Reducing Child Poverty

. A Roadmap to Reducing Child Poverty reviews the research on linkages between child poverty and child well-being, and analyzes the poverty-reducing effects of major assistance programs directed at children and families.

How Public Policy Impacts Racial Inequality

This vital collection outlines how issues such as profiling, wealth inequality, and housing segregation relate to race and policy decisions at both the local and national levels.