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The Truth About Girls and BoysChallenging Toxic Stereotypes About Our Children

The Truth About Girls and Boys: Challenging Toxic Stereotypes About Our Children

Caryl Rivers and Rosalind Barnett

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151634
eISBN:
9780231525305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151634.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book tackles a new, troubling trend in the theorizing of gender: that the learning styles, brain development, motivation, cognitive and spatial abilities, and “natural” inclinations of girls and ... More

Truth, Errors, and LiesPolitics and Economics in a Volatile World

Truth, Errors, and Lies: Politics and Economics in a Volatile World

Grzegorz Kolodko

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150699
eISBN:
9780231521567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150699.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book applies far-reaching knowledge to the past and future of the world economy, introducing a new framework for understanding our global situation. Deploying a mix of scientific evaluation and ... More

The Ultimate Stallone ReaderSylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur

The Ultimate Stallone Reader: Sylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur

Chris Holmlund (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169813
eISBN:
9780231850643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169813.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Sylvester Stallone has been a defining part of American film for nearly four decades. He has made an impact on world entertainment in a surprisingly diverse range of capacities — as actor, writer, ... More

UmamiUnlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

Ole Mouritsen and Klavs Styrbæk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168908
eISBN:
9780231537582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168908.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

In the West, we have identified only four basic tastes—sour, sweet, salty, and bitter—that, through skillful combination and technique, create delicious foods. Yet in many parts of East Asia over the ... More

Uncertainty, Expectations, and Financial InstabilityReviving Allais's Lost Theory of Psychological Time

Uncertainty, Expectations, and Financial Instability: Reviving Allais's Lost Theory of Psychological Time

Eric Barthalon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166287
eISBN:
9780231538305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166287.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book applies the neglected theory of psychological time and memory decay of Nobel Prize–winning economist Maurice Allais (1911–2010) to model investors' psychology in the present context of ... More

Under SiegePLO Decisionmaking During the 1982 War

Under Siege: PLO Decisionmaking During the 1982 War

Rashid Khalidi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166690
eISBN:
9780231535953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166690.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book is a firsthand account of the 1982 Lebanon War and the complex negotiations for the evacuation of the P.L.O. from Beirut. Utilizing unconventional sources and interviews with key officials ... More

Under SuspicionA Phenomenology of Media

Under Suspicion: A Phenomenology of Media

Boris Groys

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146180
eISBN:
9780231518499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146180.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The public generally regards the media with suspicion and distrust. Therefore, the media's primary concern is to regain that trust through the production of sincerity. Advancing the field of media ... More

Unlikely CollaborationGertrude Stein, Bernard Faÿ, and the Vichy Dilemma

Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Faÿ, and the Vichy Dilemma

Barbara Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152631
eISBN:
9780231526418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152631.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In 1941, the Jewish American writer and avant-garde icon Gertrude Stein embarked on one of the strangest intellectual projects of her life: translating for an American audience the speeches of ... More

Until the Fires Stopped Burning9/11 and New York City in the Words and Experiences of Survivors and Witnesses

Until the Fires Stopped Burning: 9/11 and New York City in the Words and Experiences of Survivors and Witnesses

Charles Strozier

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158985
eISBN:
9780231529921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158985.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The author's college lost sixty-eight alumni in the tragedy of 9/11, and the many courses the author has taught on terrorism and related topics since have attracted dozens of survivors and family ... More

Upsetting the Apple CartBlack-Latino Coalitions in New York City from Protest to Public Office

Upsetting the Apple Cart: Black-Latino Coalitions in New York City from Protest to Public Office

Frederick Opie

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149402
eISBN:
9780231520355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149402.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The book surveys the history of black-Latino coalitions in New York City from 1959 to 1989. In those years, African American and Latino Progressives organized, mobilized, and transformed ... More

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