New Books


The seductions of quantification: measuring human rights, gender violence, and sex trafficking / Sally Engle Merry.

We are all cannibals and other essays / Claude Lévi-Strauss ; with a foreword by Maurice Olender ; translated by Jane Marie Todd.

Decoding racial ideology in genomics / by Johnny E. Williams ; foreword by Joseph L. Graves Jr.

Whiteness on the border: mapping the U.S. racial imagination in Brown and White / Lee Bebout.

Peace ecology / Randall Amster.

Obesity in Canada: critical perspectives / edited by Jenny Ellison, Deborah McPhail, and Wendy Mitchinson.

Creativity & innovation: theory, research, and practice / edited by Jonathan A. Plucker, Ph. D.

DBT-informed art therapy: mindfulness, cognitive behavior therapy, and the creative process / Susan M. Clark.

Learning about objects in infancy / Amy Work Needham.

Perspectives on creativity development / Baptiste Barbot, editor.

Hidden power: the strategic logic of organized crime / James Cockayne.

Deculturalization and the struggle for equality: a brief history of the education of dominated cultures in the United States / Joel Spring.

Women, crime, and forgiveness in early modern Portugal / Darlene Abreu-Ferreira.

Global magic: technologies of appropriation from ancient Rome to Wall Street / Alf Hornborg.

Assessing children in the urban community / edited by Barbara L. Mercer, Tricia Fong, and Erin Rosenblatt.

Health and well-being in early childhood / Janet Rose, Louise Gilbert, Val Richards.

Socialization: parent-child interaction in everyday life / Sara Keel.

Between the world and me / Ta-Nehisi Coates.

Quality and leadership in the early years: research, theory and practice / Verity Campbell-Barr and Caroline Leeson.

Talking and learning with young children / Michael Jones.

Courageous leadership in early childhood education: taking a stand for social justice / edited by Susi Long, Mariana Souto-Manning, Vivian Maria Vasquez ; foreword by Sonia Nieto.

Keeping their marbles: how the treasures of the past ended up in museums... and why they should stay there / Tiffany Jenkins.

Anthropology's politics: disciplining the Middle East / Lara Deeb and Jessica Winegar.

Archaeologists and the dead: mortuary archaeology in contemporary society / edited by Howard Williams and Melanie Giles.

The archaeological study of childhood: interdisciplinary perspectives on an archaeological enigma / edited by Güner Coskunsu.

Sounds fascinating: further observations on English phonetics and phonology / J.C. Wells (Emeritus Professor of Phonetics, University College London) ; illustrations by Lhinton Davidson.

Global indigenous politics: a subtle revolution / Sheryl Lightfoot.

The playdate: parents, children, and the new expectations of play / Tamara R. Mose.

Sources and methods in indigenous studies / edited by Chris Andersen and Jean M. O'Brien.

Native American landscapes: an engendered perspective / edited by Cheryl Claassen.

Linguistic ethnography: interdisciplinary explorations / edited by Julia Snell, University of Leeds, UK ; Sara Shaw, Queen Mary University of London, UK ; and Fiona Copland, University of Stirling, UK.

The culture of child care: attachment, peers, and quality in diverse communities / edited by Kay E. Sanders, Alison Wishard Guerra.

Nature, culture and society: anthropological perspectives on life / Gisli Palsson.

Children's play, pretense, and story: studies in culture, context, and autism spectrum disorder / edited by Susan Douglas and Lesley Stirling.

Play and wellbeing / edited by Cindy Dell Clark.

Language, learning and culture in early childhood: home, school and community contexts / edited by Ann Anderson, Jim Anderson, Jan Hare, and Marianne McTavish.

Death and burial in Iron Age Britain / D.W. Harding.

Fragile settlements: Aboriginal peoples, law, and resistance in south-west Australia and prairie Canada / Amanda Nettelbeck, Russell Smandych, Louis A. Knafla, and Robert Foster.

Talk to me, baby!: how you can support young children's language development / by Betty S. Bardige, Ed.D.

Developmental milestones of young children / Karen Petty, PhD.

Inspiring early childhood leadership: eight strategies to ignite passion and transform program quality / Susan MacDonald.

Settler anxiety at the outposts of empire: colonial relations, humanitarian discourses, and the imperial press / Kenton Storey.

Historical dictionary of shamanism / Graham Harvey and Robert J. Wallis.

Young children playing: relational approaches to emotional learning in early childhood settings / Sophie Jane Alcock.

Out of Eden: the surprising consequences of polygamy / David P. Barash.

Debating early child care: the relationship between developmental science and the media / Robert Crosnoe, University of Texas at Austin, Tama Leventhal, Tufts University.

Fairy tales with a Black consciousness: essays on adaptations of familiar stories / edited by Vivian Yenika-Agbaw, Ruth McKoy Lowery and Laretta Henderson.

The white racial frame: centuries of racial framing and counter-framing / Joe R. Feagin.

The Canadian environment in political context / Andrea Olive.

Parenting: contemporary clinical perspectives / edited by Steven Tuber.

Play: a theory of learning and change / Tara Brabazon, editor.

The past and future city: how historic preservation is reviving America's communities / Stephanie Meeks ; with Kevin C. Murphy.

Liquid criminology: doing imaginative criminological research / edited by Michael Hviid Jacobsen and Sandra Walklate.

Policy for play: responding to children's forgotten right / Adrian Voce.

Digital sociologies / edited by Jessie Daniels, Karen Gregory, Tressie McMillan Cottom.

Preschool children: social skills, educational development and health disparities / Deanna Arnold, editor.

The fence and the bridge: geopolitics and identity along the Canada-US border / Heather N. Nicol.

Being a scholar in the digital era: Transforming scholarly practice for the public good / Jessie Daniels, Polly Thistlethwaite.

Social and emotional development: attachment relationships and the emerging self / Karen S. Rosen.

Practical research with children / edited by Jess Prior and Jo Van Herwegen.

This is your brain on music: the science of a human obsession / Daniel J. Levitin.

Compassion: the culture and politics of an emotion / edited by Lauren Berlant.

Discovering the culture of childhood / Emily Plank.

Humor in infants: developmental and psychological perspectives / Gina C. Mireault, Vasudevi Reddy.

Parent-friendly early learning

Historical racialized toys in the United States / Christopher P. Barton and Kyle Somerville.

Parent-child interactions and relationships: perceptions, practices and developmental outcomes / editor, Kristin Alvarez.