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The Power of Practice

Situates yoga practice within a musical context in the life and work of famed violinist Yehudi Menuhin

Confucian Iconoclasm

Challenges deep-seated assumptions about the traditionalist nature of Confucianism by providing a new interpretation of the emergence of modern Confucianism in Republican China.

Chronicling a Crisis

A primary source collection of the local impact of the COVID pandemic on a college community which both records and reflects upon the nature of daily life during a crisis.

Working through Surveillance and Technical Communication

This book addresses contemporary surveillance practices and examines technical communicators' roles in carrying them out.

Louise Blanchard Bethune

The trailblazing story of the life and career of Louise Blanchard Bethune, America’s first professional woman architect.

Technical Communication for Environmental Action

This collection engages scholars and practicioners in a conversation about the ways that Technical Communication has contributed to pragmatic and democratic actions to address climate change.

Moving across Differences

Explores how discussion of LGBTQ+ themes in a high-school literature course can foster ethical engagement among students.

Art Activism for an Anticolonial Future

Analyzes socially engaged art practices worldwide, linking them to decolonial struggle and critique.

Black Campus Life

Ethnography of Black engineering majors navigating campus life at a historically White university.

The White Indians of Mexican Cinema

Examines the filmic representation of Whiteness as Indigeneity and its role in mediating racial politics in Mexico.

Premises and Problems

Edited by Luiza Franco Moreira
Introduction by Luiza Franco Moreira
Subjects: Literature
Series: SUNY Press Open Access

Discusses world literature and cinema from the perspective of literary languages and film traditions that do not hold a hegemonic position.

The Other/Argentina

Argues that Jewishness is an essential element of Argentina’s self-fashioning as a modern nation.

Death Rights

Analyzes how literary representations of suicide have reinforced antiblackness in the modern world.

Material Acts in Everyday Hindu Worlds

Broadens the parameters of religious studies by accounting for material acts that help shape religious worlds.

Boy-Wives and Female Husbands

A significant contribution to anthropology, history, and gender studies that reveals the denials of homosexuality in traditional and contemporary African societies to be rooted in colonialist ideologies.

Adventures in Sustainable Urbanism

Opens up new ways of thinking about and debating the consequences of sustainable urbanism as it moves from planning to practice.

The Big Thaw

Explores the unprecedented and rapid climate changes occurring in the Arctic environment.

The Revolution Will Not Be Theorized

Studies the revolutionary theory of the Black Power Movement in the 1960s through ʼ70s, placing it within the broader social theory of black revolution in the United States since the nineteenth century.

Race and Rurality in the Global Economy

Essays that examine globalization's effects with an emphasis on the interplay of race and rurality as it occurs across diverse geographies and peoples.

Reconciliation in Global Context

A transdisciplinary approach to reconciliation practices and policies by an international team of scholars and scholar-practitioners.

Storytelling

An innovative philosophical meditation on the muteness of Holocaust survivors and the human faculty of storytelling.

Fire and Snow

A broad examination of climate fantasy and science fiction, from The Lord of the Rings and the Narnia series to The Handmaid's Tale and Game of Thrones.

On Self-Translation

A fascinating collection of essays and conversations on the changing nature of language.

Affective Images

Explores intervisual case studies in relation to migration, xenophobia, and gender.

Everyday Sustainability

Illuminates the contradictions that emerge within conscious capitalism initiatives that are designed to empower women.

International Librarianship

Demonstrates the impact of global education partnerships related to information access.

Understanding Immigration

Undergraduate-level textbook introducing students to the factors which define immigration politics in the United States and Europe.

Austerity and the Labor Movement

An overview and analysis of austerity policies and labor movement resistance in several countries.

Just War and Human Rights

Discusses how just war theory needs to be revised to better secure and respect human rights.

Human Rights Standards

A bracing critique of human rights law and activism from the perspective of the Global South.

Slavery in the Circuit of Sugar, Second Edition

Traces the historical development of slave labor and plantation agriculture in nineteenth-century Martinique.

Native American Nationalism and Nation Re-building

Presents an interdisciplinary analysis of the recent developments of Native American nationalism and nationhood in the United States and Canada.

New Frontiers of Slavery

Essays challenging conventional understandings of the slave economy of the nineteenth century.

Green Voices

Essays addressing relatively unknown or unexamined speeches delivered by famous or influential environmental figures.

American Politics and the Environment, Second Edition

Examines the role of politics in the environmental policy making process.

World Politics at the Edge of Chaos

Comprehensive overview of the inroads made by Complexity Thinking approaches and ideas in the study and practice of world politics.

Defending Women's Rights in Europe

Comparative analysis of gender equality reforms enacted in ten post-communist states who became members of the European Union.

The Arab Revolution of 2011

Comparative analysis of the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings.

Immigrant Protest

Explores how political activism, art, and popular culture challenge the discrimination and injustice faced by “illegal” and displaced peoples.

Creating Sustainable Communities

Explores efforts aimed at creating sustainable communities throughout the Hudson River region.

American Dolorologies

Offers a critical history of the role of pain, suffering, and compassion in democratic culture.

Shaping Gender Policy in Turkey

Timely analysis of the ways in which women grassroots activists, the European Union, and the Turkish state are involved in shaping gender policies in Turkey.

Envisioning Sociology

Examines the continuing relevance of early British sociologists Victor Branford, Patrick Geddes, and their associates.

Two Sides of a Barricade

Investigates how activists confront global powers with their street-level dissent.

Coping with Terrorism

A comprehensive examination of multiple dimensions of terrorism