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For the Bookshelf: The Tender Cut

For the Bookshelf: The Tender Cut

The Tender Cut By Patricia Adler and Peter Adler New York University Press, 2011 For the past decade, DU sociology Professor Peter Adler and his wife Patti, professor of sociology at the University of Colorado-Boulder, have been studying self-injury. Their book, The Tender Cut (New York University Press, August 2011), […]

For the Bookshelf: Networked: A Contemporary History of News in Transition

For the Bookshelf: Networked: A Contemporary History of News in Transition

Networked: A Contemporary History of News in Transition By Adrienne Russell Polity, 2011 The contemporary plugged-in era is the topic of Adrienne Russell’s new book, Networked: A Contemporary History of News in Transition (Polity 2011). The work analyzes the conditions contributing to the change in journalism and suggests potential future […]

For the Bookshelf: Defending National Treasures

For the Bookshelf: Defending National Treasures

Defending National Treasures: French Art and Heritage Under Vichy By Elizabeth Campbell Karlsgodt Stanford University Press, 2011   In Defending National Treasures, Karlsgodt examines lasting preservation policies created during the Nazi occupation, as well as the effort by French curators to acquire works of art from Jewish collections for the […]

New book by Beth Karlsgodt, DU History professor, examines National Treasures

Elizabeth Campbell Karlsgodt, assistant professor of History at the University of Denver (DU), examines the ethical dimensions of museum acquisitions in her new book Defending National Treasures: French Art and Heritage Under Vichy (Stanford University Press, 2011). In the book, Karlsgodt examines lasting preservation policies created during the Nazi occupation, as well as the effort by French curators to acquire works of art from Jewish collections for the Louvre and other museums.

For the bookshelf: Good Business—Exercising Effective and Ethical Leadership

For the bookshelf: Good Business—Exercising Effective and Ethical Leadership

Good Business: Exercising Effective and Ethical Leadership Edited by James O’Toole and Don Mayer Taylor & Francis Inc., 2010 This collection of essays addresses the increasingly important topics of corporate ethics, social responsibility and sustainability in the context of effective global business strategies. Instead of condemning business, or exhorting corporate […]

For the bookshelf: Journalism Ethics

For the bookshelf: Journalism Ethics

Journalism Ethics: A Casebook of Professional Conduct for News Media Edited by Fred Brown Marion Street Press, 2011 Journalism Ethics offers practical, step-by-step guidance for making ethical decisions and presents criteria for understanding moral and legal implications as well as matters of taste. The book presents 50 ethical challenges news […]

For the Bookshelf: Challenges in Health and Development

For the Bookshelf: Challenges in Health and Development

Challenges in Health and Development: From Global to Community Development By Sandy Johnson Springer-Verlag New York, 2010 At the turn of the 21st century, human health and economic growth are inextricably linked components of international development. Challenges in Health and Development is a primer on the changing configurations of population […]

For the bookshelf: Food, Power, and Resistance in the Andes

For the bookshelf: Food, Power, and Resistance in the Andes

For the bookshelf: The People Reloaded

For the bookshelf: The People Reloaded

The People Reloaded: The Green Movement and the Struggle for Iran’s Future Edited by Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel Melville House Publishing, 2011 Since June of 2009, the Islamic Republic of Iran has seen the most dramatic political upheaval in its three decades of rule. What began as a series […]

For the bookshelf: The Economist’s Oath

For the bookshelf: The Economist’s Oath

The Economist’s Oath builds the case that economists — like other professionals — should adhere to a code of professional standards.