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SUBJECT SPECIALTIES:
History & International Relations
Urban Affairs & Public Policy
Politics & Government
Society & Social Sciences
Psychology & Education
Judaica & Religion
Music
Media & Communications
Sports
Biographies & Memoirs
REFERENCE BOOKS:

Edited by Robert L. Cohen (Partial List)

History & International Relations

  • Fighting the Cold War: A Soldier's Memoir (General John R. Galvin,USA [RET.]) [University Press of Kentucky, 2015]

  • Beyond the Blocs: Jewish Settlement East of Israel's Security Barrier and How to Avert the Slide to a One-State Outcome (David Makovsky) [The Washington Institute, 2022]

  • A Vanishing West in the Middle East: The Recent History of U.S.- Europe Cooperation in the Region (Charles Thépaut) [The Washington Institute / I.B. Tauris, 2021]

  • State and Revolution in Egypt: The Paradox of Change and Politics (Abdel Monem Said Aly) [Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Brandeis University, 2012]

  • The 2021 Iranian Presidential Election: A Preliminary Assessment [Policy Analysis] (Albert B. Wolf) [The Washington Institute, 2021]

  • Balkans 2010: Report of an Independent Task Force [Council on Foreign Relations, 2002]

  • Toward Comprehensive Peace in Southeast Europe: Conflict Prevention in the South Balkans (ed. Barnett R. Rubin) [Twentieth Century Fund / Council on Foreign Relations, 1996]

  • The Last Chance: Nuclear Proliferation and Arms Control (William Epstein) [Free Press, 1976]

  • U.S. Power and the Multinational Corporation: The Political Economy of Foreign Direct Investment (Robert Gilpin) [Basic Books, 1975]

  • Détente and the Democratic Movement in the USSR (Frederick C. Barghoorn) [Free Press, 1976]

  • Middle East Briefs: analyses of issues in Middle East politics and government, political economy, religious and social fabric, and regional conflict and security; implications for U.S. foreign policy and diplomacy [Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Brandeis University]

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Urban Affairs & Public Policy

  • Charter Revision in the Empire State: The Politics of New York's 1967 Constitutional Convention (Henrik N. Dullea) [Rockefeller Institute Press, 1997]

  • Coat of Many Colors: Immigration, Globalism, and Reform in the New York City Garment Industry (ed. Daniel Soyer) [Fordham University Press, 2005]

  • New Life at Ground Zero: New York, Home Ownership, and the Future of American Cities (Charles J. Orlebeke) [Rockefeller Institute Press, 1997]

  • Regionalism and Realism: A Study of Governments in the New York Metropolitan Area (Gerald Benjamin and Richard P. Nathan) [Brookings Institution Press, 2001]

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Politics & Government

  • Presidents: A Biographical Dictionary [Facts on File Library of American History, 2001]

  • Winning the White House 2008: The Gallup Poll, Public Opinion, and the Presidency (Frank Newport et al.) [Facts on File, 2009]

  • The Government Taketh Away The Politics of Pain in the United States and Canada (ed. Leslie A. Pal and R. Kent Weaver) [Georgetown University Press, 2003]

  • The Future of State Taxation (ed. David Brunori) [Urban Institute Press, 1998]

  • The Day after Reform: Sobering Campaign Finance Lessons from the American States (Michael J. Malbin and Thomas L. Gais) [Rockefeller Institute Press, 1998]

  • Regionalism and Realism: A Study of Governments in the New York Metropolitan Area (Gerald Benjamin and Richard P. Nathan) [Brookings Institution Press, 2001]

  • Charter Revision in the Empire State: The Politics of New York's 1967 Constitutional Convention (Henrik N. Dullea) [Rockefeller Institute Press, 1997]

  • Social Science in Government: The Role of Policy Researchers (Richard P. Nathan) [Rockefeller Institute Press, 2000]

  • So You Want to Be in Government? A Handbook for Appointed Officials in America's Governments (Richard P. Nathan) [Rockefeller Institute Press, 2000]

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Society & Social Sciences

  • People's Science: Bodies and Rights on the Stem Cell Frontier (Ruha Benjamin) [Stanford University Press, 2013]

  • The Technological Conscience: Survival and Dignity in an Age of Expertise (Manfred Stanley) [Free Press, 1978]

  • Economic Man: The Anthropology of Economics (Harold K. Schneider) [Free Press, 1974]

  • The Professional Fence (Carl B. Klockars) [Free Press, 1974]

  • Swindling and Selling: The Story of Legal and Illegal Congames (Arthur Allen Leff) [Free Press, 1976]

  • Prisons: Houses of Darkness (Leonard Orland) [Free Press, 1975]

  • Sex, Discrimination, and the Division of Labor (ed. Cynthia B. Lloyd) [Columbia University Press, 1975]

  • With All Your Possessions: Jewish Ethics and Economic Life (Meir Tamari) [Free Press, 1987]

  • The Economic Cost of Alcohol Abuse (Ralph E. Berry, Jr., and James P. Boland) [Free Press, 1977]

  • Easter Hill Village: Some Social Implications of Design (Clare C. Cooper [Marcus]) [Free Press, 1975]

  • Parenting Together: Men and Women Sharing the Care of Their Children (Diane Ehrensaft) [Free Press, 1987]

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Psychology & Education

  • English Learners: Reaching the Highest Level of English Literacy (ed. Gilbert G. García) [International Reading Association, 2003]

  • Acts of Will: The Life and Work of Otto Rank (E. James Lieberman) [Free Press, 1985]

  • The Skinner Primer: Behind Freedom and Dignity (Finley Carpenter) [Free Press, 1974]

  • Decision Making: A Psychological Analysis of Conflict, Choice, and Commitment (Irving L. Janis and Leon Mann) [Free Press, 1977]

  • Managing Madness: The Case against Civil Commitment (Kent S. Miller) [Free Press, 1976]

  • The Experience of Old Age: Stress, Coping, and Survival (Morton A. Lieberman and Sheldon S. Tobin) [Basic Books, 1983]

  • Helping Children Cope: The Use of Books and Stories to Enhance Communication in Times of Stress (Joan Fassler) [Free Press, 1978]

  • Measuring Emotions in Infants and Children (ed. Carroll E. Izard) [Cambridge University Press, 1982]

  • Malpractice: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals (Ronald Jay Cohen) [Free Press, 1979]

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Judaica & Religion

  • The Encyclopedia of Religion (ed. Mircea Eliade et al.) [Macmillan, 1987]

  • Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization [Yale University Press, 2020 & forthcoming, 2022]

  • YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe (articles on Jewish music & dance by Arthur Green, Louis Jacobs, Shaul Magid, Allan Nadler, Nehemia Polen, Barbara Gimblett, Gila Flam, Judit Frigyesi, Mark Slobin, et al.) [Yale University Press, 2008]

  • My Jewish Year: Celebrating Our Holidays (Adam Fisher) [Behrman House, 1993]

  • Why Be Different? A Look into Judaism (Janice Prager and Arlene Lepoff) [Behrman House, 1986] {Consulting Editor}

  • With All Your Possessions: Jewish Ethics and Economic Life (Meir Tamari) [Free Press, 1987]

  • Reform Judaism Today (Eugene B. Borowitz) [Behrman House, 1977] {Consulting Editor}

  • Soul Work: Anti-Racist Theologies in Dialogue (ed. Marjorie Bowens-Wheatley and Nancy Palmer Jones) [Unitarian Universalist Association/Skinner House Books, 2003]

  • Orator Par Excellence: The Life and Times of Rev. Peter
    Ambrose Mckenna of Massachusetts
    (Father William Wolkovich) [forthcoming]

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Music

  • YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe (articles on Jewish religious movements & personalities and Jewish music & dance by Judith Brin Ingber, Barbara Gimblett, Zev Feldman, Gila Flam, Judit Frigyesi, Robert Rothstein, Mark Slobin, et al.) [Yale University Press, 2008]

  • Beethoven (Maynard Solomon) [Schirmer Books, 1977]
    Winner, ASCAP Deems Taylor Award, 1978

  • Mahler: The Man and His Music (Egon Gartenberg) [Schirmer Books, 1978]

  • Mozart: A Life (Maynard Solomon) [HarperCollins, 1995]

  • "Wasn't That a Time!": Firsthand Accounts of the Folk Music Revival (Ronald D. Cohen) [Scarecrow Press, 1995]

  • A Generation in Motion: Popular Music and Culture in the Sixties (David Pichaske) [Schirmer Books, 1979]

  • The Art of Film Music (George Burt) [Northeastern University Press, 1994]

  • Perfect Pitch: A Life Story (Nicolas Slonimsky) [Oxford University Press, 1988] {Manuscript Critique}

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Media & Communications

  • Check It Out! Great Reporters Talk about What It Takes to Tell the Story (Art Athens) [Fordham University Press, 2004]

  • In Its Own Image: How Television Has Transformed Sports (Benjamin G. Rader) [Free Press, 1984]

  • Communication in Organizations (Everett M. Rogers and Rekha Agarwala-Rogers) [Free Press, 1976]

  • Macromedia: Mission, Message, and Morality (Ralph L. Lowenstein and John C. Merrill) [Longman, 1990]

  • No-Nonsense Management: A General Manager's Primer (Richard S. Sloma) [Macmillan, 1977]

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Sports

  • A Baseball Century: The First 100 Years of the National League [Macmillan, 1976]

  • In Its Own Image: How Television Has Transformed Sports (Benjamin G. Rader) [Free Press, 1984]

  • Inside Pitch: A Closer Look at Classic Baseball Moments (John C. Skipper) [McFarland, 1996]

  • The Way It Was: Great Sports Events from the Past (ed. George Vecsey) [McGraw-Hill, 1974]

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Biographies & Memoirs

  • Fighting the Cold War: A Soldier's Memoir (General John R. Galvin, USA [RET.]) [University Press of Kentucky, 2015]

  • Acts of Will: The Life and Work of Otto Rank (E. James Lieberman) [Free Press, 1985]

  • George Washington: The Making of an American Symbol (Barry Schwartz) [Free Press, 1987]

  • Nobel Prize Winners: An H.W. Wilson Biographical Dictionary [H.W. Wilson, 1987]

  • Knit One, Purl One [a dancer's memoir] (Helaine Livingstone) [Windsor Press, 2002]

  • Perfect Pitch: A Life Story (Nicolas Slonimsky) [Oxford University Press, 1988] {Manuscript Critique}

  • Beethoven (Maynard Solomon) [Schirmer Books, 1977]
    Winner, ASCAP Deems Taylor Award, 1978

  • Mahler: The Man and His Music (Egon Gartenberg) [Schirmer Books, 1978]

  • Mozart: A Life (Maynard Solomon) [HarperCollins, 1995]

Plus memoirs by individual authors

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REFERENCE BOOKS

Dictionaries & Language Arts

  • Chambers Encyclopedic English Dictionary, 2nd ed. (ed. David Replogle) [Chambers Harrap, 1997]

  • Random House Legal Dictionary (James E. Clapp) [Random House, 1996]

  • Random House Unabridged Dictionary (ed. Stuart Berg Flexner) [Random House, 1993]

  • Random House Webster’s English Learner’s Dictionary [Random House, 1999]

  • Vocabulary Workshop, Grades 6–12 (1986–87 Revision) [Sadlier-Oxford]

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Encyclopedias

  • Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619–1895 [Oxford University Press, 2006]

  • The Encyclopedia of Religion (ed. Mircea Eliade et al.) [Macmillan, 1987]

  • Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization [Yale University Press, 2020 & forthcoming, 2022]

  • YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe (articles on Jewish religious movements & personalities and Jewish music & dance) [Yale University Press, 2008]

  • Nobel Prize Winners: An H.W. Wilson Biographical Dictionary [H.W. Wilson, 1987]

  • Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment [Sage Publications, 2002]

  • The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America [Oxford University Press, 2004]

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Miscellany

  • Rights and Responsibilities, 2015-2016 [student code of conduct] [Brandeis University]

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