These were some books that really made a mark this year in raising political consciousness about crucial issues. From U.S.-Arab relations to the meanings of "health," from the corporatization of the academy to the fault lines in the global economy, these books make a significant contribution in clarifying the deeper context of the news of the day.
18 of the Best Political and Social Awareness Books of 2010
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