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New Books & Media - Selected Titles
Books in Brief
Located on the second and third floors of the LRC. Please ask at the reference desk on the second floor if you heed help finding these titles. Look up all SCC library books and media in LOIS, the library catalog.
North Korea: Another Country.
DS932 .C86 2003
Cumings applies his insight and perspective to modern North Korea, tracing its troubles to the Korean War and challenging current historical interpretations.
Huck’s Raft: A History of American Childhood.
HQ792.U5 M57 2004
For much of American history children have been “adults in training” or farm and factory laborers. Mintz continues this evolution and examines the current status of child welfare.
Colormute: race talk dilemmas in an American school.
LC191.6.C2 P65 2004
Pollock summarizes research about how we talk about people in racial terms, and shows how suppressing race words can actually exacerbate racial inequalities.
Every War Has Two Losers: William Stafford On Peace and War.
PS3537.T143 A6 2003
This volume collects Stafford’s poetry, journal excerpts, and interviews on non-violence and alternatives to violence.
PS3560.I6 W37 2004
Sparse prose underscores the chilling story of a Chinese soldier caught in a POW camp during the Korean War. Jin’s research provides a strong historical background.
|Knight, Randall D.
Five Easy Lessons.
QC30 .K55 2004
Find out how to engage students in actively learning and applying physics.
A Survival Guide for Cosmetologists: Tips from the Trenches.
TT957 .L45 2003
Cosmetology students will find a wealth of advice from professionals in the field. Practitioners will reconnect with the enthusiasm that led them into the field.
Comprehensive new book lists are posted to the library web page every semester. Contact the librarian for your department or division to suggest new titles for the book collection.
Located in the Instructional Media Center on the first floor of the LRC. Please ask for these and other media titles at the Media Services Desk.
|What I Want My Words to Do to
You: Voices from Inside a Women’s Maximum Security Prison.
PN 1997.2 .W43 2003
Through a series of exercises and intimate discussions, led by playwright Eve Ensler, 15 female inmates delve into and expose their most terrifying realities as they grapple with the nature of their crimes.
Spin the Bottle: Sex, Lies & Alcohol.
HV 5135 .S66 2004
Spin the Bottle offers an indispensable critique of the role that contemporary popular culture plays in glamorizing excessive drinking and high-risk behaviors.
Contact Nicole Woolley (558-2509) to suggest additional media titles for the LRC collection.
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