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New Books in the Library

Check out these new titles now available in the Library:

Asking for It : The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture–and What We Can Do About It by Kate Harding
Call Number: HV6556 .H37 2015

Harding explores how rape culture manifests itself via media narratives about sexual assault victims and perpetrators–and how those change, depending on the age, race, sexual orientation, gender identity and fame of both victim and offender.

Generation Z Goes to College by Corey Seemiller and Meghan Grace
Call Number: LB3605 .S3828 2016

Generation Z (those born 1995 through 2010) are rapidly replacing Millennials on college campuses. These students are driven by different motivations, learning styles, characteristics, skill sets, and social concerns than previous generations. If colleges and universities are to stay relevant, they must learn to adapt their courses, programs, processes, environments, and initiatives to meet the needs of this next cohort of students.

Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation by Derald Wing Sue
Call Number: BF575 .A3 S88 2010

A first-of-its kind guide on the subject of microaggressions. This book insightfully looks at the various kinds of microaggressions and their psychological effects on both perpetrators and their targets.

The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives And Fake News Control What You See, What You Think, And How You Vote First by Sharyl Attkisson
Call Number: PN4888 .C6 A85 2017

Investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson takes you behind the scenes of the modern smear machine, exploring how operatives from corporations and both sides of the political aisle have manipulated a complicit mainstream media to make disinformation, rumor, and dirty tricks defining traits of our democracy.