October 2017 Non-Fiction Sourcebooks

Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Online Hate Sue Scheff

Hardback | Sep 2017 | Sourcebooks Inc | 9781492648994 | 272pp | 210x140mm | GEN | AUD$47.99, NZD$59.99

Drawing from real life stories and research from top experts, Shame Nation gives an in depth look at how the rise in online shaming is affecting our way of life, and stripping society of both compassion and privacy. A rogue tweet can bring down a business, an army of trolls can run a celebrity down, and for many harassment leads to isolation, depression, and even suicide. By peeling back the different forms and consequences of digital habits, this book offers real discussion on how to prevent and protect against our cultures growing lack of empathy and common sense.