Authored by a sex therapist who regularly works with clients who are attempting to navigate the dating world or improve their relationships, this book explains how technology plays a role in creating conflict or additional anxiety and discloses techniques to help individuals gain confidence or strengthen their personal relationships. * Suggests numerous treatment methods to help those presenting with issues related to technology * Validates many of the breadth of emotions that accompany the experience of casual dating * Offers clear and insightful information that will enable readers to understand why certain patterns happen to them during dating * Presents tools and advice on how to better navigate the complicated dating world * Provides insight into sex and tech products that can be helpful in long-distance relationships
Rethinking the American Prison Movement provides a short, accessible overview of the transformational and ongoing struggles against America#65533;s prison system. Dan Berger and Toussaint Losier show that prisoners have used strikes, lawsuits, uprisings, writings, and diverse coalitions with free-world allies to challenge prison conditions and other kinds of inequality. From the forced labor camps of the nineteenth century to the rebellious protests of the 1960s and 1970s to the rise of mass incarceration and its discontents, Rethinking the American Prison Movement is invaluable to anyone interested in the history of American prisons and the struggles for justice still echoing in the present day.
Provides a penetrating examination of how political rhetoric from public officials creates tensions via microaggression cues due to changing demographics, campaign rhetoric, and the use of social media. * Explains how hostile rhetoric by public officials can lead to the marginalization of groups and a polarizing environment * Suggests that political discourse is used to accentuate cultural differences due to changing demographics in the United States * Illustrates that microaggression cues are a pervasive and damaging component of the U.S. political culture * Appropriate reading for anyone interested in or students of modern social movements, U.S. media and politics, race and ethnicity, political behavior, social psychology, and Latino American or African American studies