Democracy & Dissent Book Group

This group, facilitated by Gisela Jernigan, discusses non-fiction books on many topics, most with a political-sociological bent. They've discussed books about education, politics, food, urban planning, border issues, economics, and issues of race and culture.
 
This group meets on the first Sunday of the month at 2:00pm.
 
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Brown Is the New White: How the Demographic Revolution Has Created a New American Majority Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781620973141
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: New Press - March 6th, 2018

Discussion on Sunday, October 6 at 2:00 pm.

Civil rights lawyer and national political leader Steven Phillips examines the often-misdirected spending priorities of the Democratic Party. This updated and revised edition examines the results of the 2016 election against a long backdrop of shifts in the electoral map over the past generations.


Capital in the Twenty-First Century Cover Image
$20.50
ISBN: 9780674979857
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Belknap Press - August 14th, 2017

Discussion on Sunday, November 3 at 2:00 pm.

Note: The Democracy and Dissent Book Group will discuss parts 1 and 2 in November and parts 3 and 4 and the conclusion in December.

In an analysis of a unique collection of data ranging as far back as the 18th century, acclaimed French economist Thomas Piketty makes a powerful case that we're on the way back to 'patrimonial capitalism,' in which the commanding heights of the economy are dominated by inherited wealth.


Capital in the Twenty-First Century Cover Image
$20.50
ISBN: 9780674979857
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Belknap Press - August 14th, 2017

Discussion on Sunday, December 1 at 2:00 pm.

Note: The Democracy and Dissent Book Group will discuss parts 1 and 2 in November and parts 3 and 4 and the conclusion in December.

In an analysis of a unique collection of data ranging as far back as the 18th century, acclaimed French economist Thomas Piketty makes a powerful case that we're on the way back to 'patrimonial capitalism,' in which the commanding heights of the economy are dominated by inherited wealth.


The Overstory Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393356687
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 2nd, 2019

Discussion on Sunday, January 5 at 2:00 pm.