Washington State Magazine

Category: Social sciences

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New and Noteworthy
Spring 2015
Digitized Lives: Culture, Power, and Social Change in the Internet Era by T.V. Reed  :: Routledge, 2014 :: T.V. Reed, a WSU English and American studies professor, examines the impact of digital communication and the Internet on how we liv...
Categories: Social sciences, Fiction, History
Tags: Fantasy, Digital world, Hernán Cortés

Hunting for “Dirtbags”: Why Cops Over-police the Poor and Racial Minorities
Spring 2015
In this day of increased scrutiny of police, many people wonder about policing styles and how officers use their unassigned time. The high rate of minority arrests and stops as well as the higher level of surveillance in poor communities have a...
Categories: Social sciences
Tags: Criminal justice, Police, Racial profiling

New & Noteworthy
Fall 2012
Images That Injure edited by Susan Dente Ross and Paul Martin Lester Praeger, 2011 :: WSU English professor Ross and her colleagues examine pictorial stereotypes in the media.Seaside Stories by S.R. Martin, Jr. ’74 Blue Nile Press, 2009 :: Short ...
Categories: Memoirs, Entomology, Social sciences
Tags: Television broadcasting, Butterflies

Building New Pathways to Peace
Winter 2011
 The idea of “peace” in our complex and conflicted world sometimes seems out of reach or even antiquated. The authors in this collection recognize these realities and make a concerted effort to build a new theory of peace studies. N...
Categories: Social sciences, History, Cultural studies
Tags: World War II, Peace Studies

Brewing Justice: Fair Trade Coffee, Sustainability, and Survival
Spring 2009
About twelve years ago, I drank my first cup of fair trade coffee. I didn't spend much time thinking about the implications—it just seemed like a decent idea to pay farmers a good price for their product.  But even the simple assumption that...
Categories: Social sciences, Sociology
Tags: Coffee, Fair trade, Organic foods