Fall 2022 - Sociology

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White Cottage, White House

Argues that Irish American masculinity functioned to negotiate, consolidate, and reinforce hegemonic whiteness in Hollywood cinema from 1930 to 1960.

Return to Point Zero

Analyzes Turkey’s Kurdish conflict since post-Ottoman nation-building through recent peace attempts, from a novel perspective highlighting the dilemmas of the Turk majority and reshaping our understanding of ethnic conflicts, and offers solutions for a sustainable peace.

Black Lives Matter in US Schools

A powerful anthology on the role of curricula in perpetuating—and resisting—oppression.

Sacred and Secular

Explores distinctions between the sacred and the secular in a variety of religious traditions, and proposes ways in which their relationship can be mutually beneficial.

Religion in Multidisciplinary Perspective

An up-to-date examination of the work of one of the most inventive thinkers in the study of religion.

The Cultural Power of Personal Objects

Edited by Jared Kemling
Subjects: Philosophy

Historical and theoretical discussions that describe and reflect on personal objects from a variety of perspectives.

Stakes Is High

A rich, authentic account of eight young Black men's experiences on their paths to and through college.

Much Sound and Fury, or the New Jim Crow?

Edited by Michael A. Smith
Subjects: Politics And Law

Intensive look at restrictive new voting laws ostensibly designed to target voter fraud but criticized as being racially-based voter suppression.

A New American Labor Movement

Describes how new kinds of direct-action labor movements are emerging to reshape American labor activism in the twenty-first century.

Playing Games in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America

Illuminates the ways games—from baseball cards to board games, charades to boxing, and croquet to strategies of war—were integral to nineteenth-century life and culture in the United States and Britain.

From Pariah to Priority

Incorporates a unique diplomatic, insider perspective to explain the unexpected incorporation of LGBTI rights into American and Swedish foreign policies.

The Humanistic Background of Science

The once-lost introduction to the philosophy of science by Philipp Frank (1884-1966), a leading member of the Vienna circle of philosophers and biographer of Albert Einstein.

Democracy at the Ballpark

Examines how the national pastime of baseball has the capacity to shape politics and American democracy.

Capitalism for All

Demonstrates that a true liberal capitalism has the capacity to enable personal well-being while dealing with new challenges such as pandemics, climate change, and automation.

Christianity and Politics in Tribal India

Chronicles the astonishing and counterintuitive spread of Christianity among a group of previously isolated tribes in a remote and hilly part of Northeastern India.

Resist, Organize, Build

Juxtaposes feminist and queer activism in Britain and the United States in the face of resurgent conservatism during the 1980s.

The Letchworth State Park Atlas

A visitor's companion to New York's Letchworth State Park, richly illustrated with ninety maps and thirty-five photographs.

Bitter Harvest

Explores the duality between humans and Earth through a focus on the economic system changes that began with grain agriculture and has now reached its apogee in global capitalism.

Liberating Revolution

Provides a novel conceptual and practical theory of revolution, engaging previous theories of revolution, contemporary continental philosophy, and systems theory.

Addiction Recovery and Resilience

Analyzes the tensions and triumphs of a unique, faith-based, addiction recovery organization in a high poverty neighborhood.

Adventures in Chinese Realism

Relates Chinese Realism to contemporary political and ethical challenges, such as in international relations and the morality of the public sector.

Primary Elections and American Politics

Argues that Progressive Era reforms had the counterintuitive effect of weakening political parties and their role in representative government.

New York's Great Lost Ballparks

Tells the story of New York's playing grounds, teams, and ballparks of yesteryear.

Voices from Death Row, Second Edition

A searing, personal look at conditions on Texas's Death Row—told in the words of the prisoners themselves.

A Double Burden

Explores the delicate interplay between emigration of Jews from Israel to Germany and the construction of a new identity in the shadow of antisemitism both past and present in their new home.