Family and Reproductive Issues
Reign of Error
The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools
Hardcover ISBN: 0385350880
"From the former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education, "whistleblower extraordinaire" (The Wall Street Journal), one of the foremost authorities on education and the history of education in the United States, author of the best-selling The Death and Life of the Great American School System; The Language Police ("Impassioned . . . Fiercely argued . . . Every bit as alarming as it is illuminating" --The New York Times); and the now-classic Great School Wars: A History of the New York City Public Schools--an incisive, comprehensive look at today's American public schools that argues persuasively against those who claim our public school system is broken, beyond repair, and obsolete; an impassioned but reasoned call to stop the rising "privatization movement" draining students--and funding--from our public schools, a book that puts forth a detailed plan of what needs to happen to schools and with public policy to insure the survival of this American institution so basic to our democracy"--
For Seven Lifetimes
An East-West Journey to a Spiritually Fulfilling and Sustainable Marriage
Paperback ISBN: 1594773734
For Seven Lifetimes chronicles the year-long written courtship of a cross-cultural couple as they share their beliefs on sexuality, gender roles, careers, parenthood, and religion, and reveals the secret of a fulfilling relationship based on shared values and spiritual growth.
An Action Plan for Teachers and Parents to Combat the Bullying Crisis
Paperback ISBN: 1602861846
"A companion to the acclaimed film Bully, this book brings the story of the documentary beyond the closing credits, continuing the national conversation inspired by the film. Personal anecdotes from prominent antibullying activists and celebrities alongside essays from renowned experts, authors, government officials, and educators offer powerful insights, resources, and concrete steps to combat the bullying epidemic. An essential part of any campaign to decrease bullying and increase empathy, the book also follows the stories of the families featured in the film beyond the big screen, who contribute valuable advice on the timely topic of bullying in our nation. This guide is crucial for parents, educators, school administrators, and anyone who is committed to the 13 million schoolchildren who will face bullying this year"--Back cover.
Parenthood in the Age of Fear
Hardcover ISBN: 1250089557
A full-length memoir based on the author's viral essay recounts a harrowing family event and how it reflected changes in beliefs and heightened fears that have transformed parenting in the course of a single generation.
Hardcover ISBN: 1250075726
A highly anticipated new memoir by the best-selling author of Carry On, Warrior traces her journey of self-discovery after the dissolution of her marriage, revealing how she found healing by rejecting gender standards and refusing to settle for a "good-enough" life.
Shout Your Abortion
Paperback ISBN: 1629635731
Following the U.S. Congress's attempts to defund Planned Parenthood, the hashtag #ShoutYourAbortion became a viral conduit for abortion storytelling, receiving extensive media coverage and positioning real human experiences at the center of America’s abortion debate for the first time. This online momentum quickly launched a grassroots movement, inspiring countless individuals to share their stories in art, media, and community events. Shout Your Abortion is a collection of photos, essays, and creative work inspired by the movement of the same name, a template for building new communities of healing, and a call to action. This book sheds light on the individuals who breathed life into this movement, illustrating the profound political power of defying shame and claiming sole authorship of our experiences.
The Blue Jay's Dance
A Birth Year
Hardcover ISBN: 0060171324
The critically acclaimed novelist poignantly reviews the large and small events--and the attendant joys, frustrations, compromises, insights, and emotional satisfactions--that informed her pregnancy, her first year as a new mother, and her return to writing. 35,000 first printing. $60,000 ad/promo. Tour.
Hardcover ISBN: 1597110434
Accompanied by essays on the photographer's work and an interview, presents sixty color portraits taken from 2003 to 2006 of students at high schools across the United States who are from different economic, social, and ethnic groups, along with a brief autobiographical statement by each student written at beginning of the sitting.