The Real State of America Atlas : Mapping the Myths and Truths of the United States
A vivid and frequently surprising picture of America in the twenty- first century. Packed with fascinating facts and illustrated throughout with clear, easy-to-read, four-color graphics, The Real State of America Atlas draws back the curtain on our complex nation to reveal the myriad realities of the American experience-from our changing demographics to patterns of home ownership to the kinds of food we eat. Cowritten by two esteemed scholars, this comprehensive and enlightening work upends many long-held myths and shows us who we are today. It is the perfect read for anyone who wants to better understand our ever- changing nation.
- Paperback | 128 pages
- 187.96 x 241.3 x 12.7mm | 362.87g
- 26 Jul 2011
- Penguin Books
- New York, NY, United States
- Illustrations, unspecified
About Joni Seager
Cynthia Enloe is a feminist writer, theorist, and professor, famous for her contributions to the field of feminist international relations. The International Feminist Journal of Politics has a Cynthia Enloe Award in her honor. She is the coauthor with Joni Seager of The Real State of America Atlas. Joni Seager is an activist and scholar of feminist geography, gender and the environment, and global environmental policy. She is professor and former chair of the Global Studies Department at Bentley University in Boston, Massachusetts, and was dean of the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University in Toronto, Canada. She has consulted on several global gender and environmental policies with UNESCO and the United Nations Environment Programme. Her publications include The State of Women in the World Atlas, The Real State of America Atlas, and Carson's Silent Spring.