Politics+Society

Books

From Disgust to Humanity, by Martha C. Nussbaum

Martha Nussbaum's perspective cuts to the heart of our tendency to exclude others when they fail to live up to expectations about how "good people" should be.

Books

Rethinking Poverty, by James P. Bailey

James Bailey has written a superb, creative and timely book whose primary audience should be the U.S. Congress. Unfortu­nately, the current members of Congress do not seem to possess the intellectual wattage necessary to profit from it.