Us versus Them Race, Crime, and Gentrification in Chicago Neighborhoods

Crime and gentrification are hot button issues that easily polarize racially diverse neighborhoods. How do residents, activists, and politicians navigate the thorny politics of...

The Business of Belonging How to Make Community your Competitive Advantage

Your business problems are community problems. Solve them and scale with help from the leader in the field.The world's most successful businesses leaders understand that creating...

Think Least of Death Spinoza on How to Live and How to Die

In 1656, after being excommunicated from Amsterdam's Portuguese-Jewish community for "abominable heresies" and "monstrous deeds," the young Baruch Spinoza abandoned his family's...

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Business Model Innovation

Rethink how your organization creates, delivers, and captures value—or risk becoming irrelevant.If you listen to nothing else on business model innovation, listen to these ten...

Institution Building in Weak States The Primacy of Local Politics

In Institution Building in Weak States, Andrew Radin argues that the international community's approach to building state institutions needs its own reform. This innovative book...

Anthropology For Dummies 2nd Edition

Anthropology is the organized study of what makes humans human. It takes an objective step back to ask questions like: Given our common characteristics, why aren't all of us...

A Thousand May Fall Life, Death, and Survival in the Union Army

The Civil War ended more than 150 years ago, yet our nation remains fiercely divided over its enduring legacies. In A Thousand May Fall, Pulitzer Prize finalist Brian Matthew...

Enemy of the People The Munich Post and the Journalists Who Opposed Hitler

A stirring true story of the journalists who dared to oppose Hitler—and the campaign waged against them.After serving in the First World War, Adolf Hitler encountered a...