Subject: Social Science

Seniors in Casino Land: Tough Luck for Older Americans By A
40 pages | ISBN 978-1931764-50-6 978-1931764-51-3
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Seniors in Casino Land: Tough Luck for Older Americans

In 2012, over 50 percent of those patronizing a casino were over 50 years of age. Have casinos become today’s senior center? Come with Amy Ziettlow in Seniors in Casino Land, as she travels through America’s casinos, eating at the buffets, playing the slots, and talking to as many seniors […]

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Mother Bodies, Father Bodies: How Parenthood Changes Us from the Inside Out By K and W
120 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-36-0
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Mother Bodies, Father Bodies: How Parenthood Changes Us from the Inside Out

Do the words “mother” and “father” mean the same thing or different things? If there are differences, do those differences matter?

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Does the Shape of Families Shape Faith? Calling the Churches to Confront the Impact of Family Change By E
120 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-37-7
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Does the Shape of Families Shape Faith? Calling the Churches to Confront the Impact of Family Change

Social scientists, psychologists, and practical theologians come together to offer new findings on how growing up in a divorced family impacts religious formation, with implications for faith communities.

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The State of Our Unions 2012: The President’s Marriage Agenda By E and W
120 pages | ISBN 9781931764384
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The State of Our Unions 2012: The President’s Marriage Agenda

Leading scholars of marriage and family here come together to offer a fresh set of policy recommendations to whomever the nation elects this fall—or indeed, in the future.

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Personalist Bioethics: Foundations and Applications By
900 pages | ISBN 978-0-935372-63-2
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Personalist Bioethics: Foundations and Applications

Personalist Bioethics calls us to reflect on the intimate meaning of human existence and the social environment, going beyond any specific religious perspective and invoking human reason.

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Why Thrift Matters: How Thrifty Are Americans? By I
28 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-33-9
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Why Thrift Matters: How Thrifty Are Americans?

The two resources contained in this document, the Thrift Quiz and Thrift Index, provide valuable information about the current vitality of thrift culture in America.

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The State of Our Unions 2011: When Baby Makes Three By E and W
120 pages | ISBN 9781931764254


The State of Our Unions 2011: When Baby Makes Three

The State of Our Unions 2011: When Baby Makes Three takes a look at men and women—with and without children—to determine how parenthood is linked to the emotional welfare of adults of childbearing age.

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Why Thrift Matters: Twenty Propositions By I
36 pages | ISBN 9781931764315
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Why Thrift Matters: Twenty Propositions

Why Thrift Matters outlines twenty well-researched propositions for why thrift matters for families, neighborhoods, the economy, and the planet.

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Ordinary and Extraordinary Means of Conserving Life: Fiftieth Anniversary Edition By
280 pages | ISBN 978-0-935372-55-7
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Ordinary and Extraordinary Means of Conserving Life: Fiftieth Anniversary Edition

Daniel A. Cronin’s survey of moral theology on the topic of ordinary and extraordinary means remains the standard reference work on this critically important distinction for end-of-life decision-making.

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Three Views of Oman: Society and Religion 1945–2006 By C, E, R and W
ISBN 978-1-931764-29-2
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Three Views of Oman: Society and Religion 1945–2006

Collected here for the first time is a history of images of Oman, one of the most developed and stable countries in the Arab world, and among the earliest adherents to Islam.

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