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The Rhetoric of Official Apologies: Critical Essays
Co-edited by Dr. Jason A. Edwards, also a contributor
This book provides a varied look at the multiple political, social and philosophical issues at stake when an official apology is offered to a group of victims. Dr. Edwards is a professor of communication studies.

When The Kids Come Back: A Return-To-School Guide After the COVID-19 Pandemic
25 Myths About Bullying and Cyberbullying
by Dr. Elizabeth Englander
The first of these two books is designed to help educators and parents on a practical level for when youngsters return to school after months of remote learning due to the pandemic. The second book helps parents understand the causes and consequences of bullying and ways to effectively deal with problems when they arise. Dr. Englander is a professor of psychology, and director and founder of the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center at BSU.

Prince FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the Purple Reign
by Dr. Arthur Lizie
The professor of communication studies has produced what is billed as the first comprehensive book about the life and work of the multi-talented artist.

Hobo Jungle: A Homeless Community in Paradise
by Dr. Michelle Wakin
Hobo Jungle, according to its publisher, explores the evolution of unsheltered homelessness through an evocative portrait of a jungle encampment that has endured since the Great Depression in one of the most opulent cities on California’s south coast. Dr. Wakin, a professor of sociology, is also the author of Homelessness in America: A Reference Handbook, to be published in 2021.

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