March 2006

In This Issue

Lori Gottlieb, "How Do I Love Thee?"; Kenneth Pollack, "The Right Way"; Joshua Green, "Schools for Scandal"; Terry Castle on "House Porn"; Sridhar Pappu on T. D. Jakes; Corby Kummer on New Orleans restaurants; and much more.

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How Do I Love Thee?

A growing number of Internet dating sites are relying on academic researchers to develop a new science of attraction. A firsthand report from the front lines of an unprecedented social experiment

The Checkpoint

For Israeli soldiers checkpoint life is dull, alienating, and stress-inducing. For the Palestinians it is frustrating, humiliating, and anger-provoking. Yet it’s the human face of the occupation—and as close as some Israelis and Palestinians will ever come

The Preacher

Bishop T. D. Jakes wants his flock not only to do good but to do well, and his brand of entrepreneurial spirituality has made him perhaps the most influential black leader in America today

Civil Rights & Black Identity

Articles by Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Martin Luther King Jr., with an introduction by Randall Kennedy.

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