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Original reading of Heidegger suggesting what his project could mean for building an ethical way of life now and in the future.
The cultural history of one of rock’s greatest masterpieces told through the eyes of its creator
Brings together Ana M. López's field-defining essays on Latin American film and media in one indispensable volume.
Relive the glory days of New York's poshest night spot with recipes and drinks you can prepare at your own home!
A reconstruction and critical interpretation of Heidegger's remarkable relationship to the poet Georg Trakl.
Examines the fascination with identity fraud in sensation fiction and Victorian culture more broadly.
Maps manifestations of the sacred and religious syncretism in Afro-Brazilian cultural forms.
This textbook offers accessible, academically sound information on a wide range of LGBTQ+ topics. The 12 chapters cover LGBTQ+ history, culture, and Queer Theory, but also explore LGBTQ+ relationships, families, parenting, health, and education - as well as a separate chapter on how to conduct research on LGBTQ+ topics.
Illuminates the complex factors that have helped or hindered creative work by and about women in the twenty-first-century Brazilian film industry.
Argues that Nietzsche’s idea of the Übermensch was a central concern of filmmakers in the 1920s and 1930s.
Drawing on a range of sources in philosophy and literature, but with particular reference to the work of Heidegger, makes a compelling case for the importance of place in philosophical discourse.
Drawing on Merleau-Ponty offers new insights into our understandings of health and illness, ability and disability, and the scientific and cultural practices that both enable and limit our capacity for diverse experiences.
Analyzes the tensions and triumphs of a unique, faith-based, addiction recovery organization in a high poverty neighborhood.
Endorses the pursuit of paradigm shifts in our understandings of faith, truth, and nature to remedy the "underside" of modernity and thus to inaugurate a post-modern (but not anti-modern) and post-secular (but not anti-secular) view of the world.
Drawing on the thought of novelist and cultural critic Daniel Quinn, argues it is not too late to free ourselves from a culture in which we are compelled to destroy the world, one another, and even ourselves.
Offers an Asian immigrant perspective on US racial relations and explores the unique situations and challenges facing Asian immigrants in the United States.
Elucidates how neoliberalism rules all areas of life and operates as a form of common sense, taking Mexico as a case study.
Analyzes socially engaged art practices worldwide, linking them to decolonial struggle and critique.
Examines how the national pastime of baseball has the capacity to shape politics and American democracy.
Documents how the premodern techniques of narrating the past in South Asia were deeply transformed by colonial modernity, resulting in newer forms of truth-telling within the Sikh community.
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.
Historical and theoretical discussions that describe and reflect on personal objects from a variety of perspectives.
Offers an immanent critique of Levinas’s core philosophical proposals by reference to his allegedly eurocentric statements.
Offers a strong critique of traditional anthropological studies from an Indigenous and postcolonial perspective.
Follows Alexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland as they travel together in South America and then go their separate ways, in the process illustrating two very different ways of understanding humanity's place in the natural world.
Looking at Japan, traces crisis narratives across three decades and ten policy fields, with the aim of disentangling discursively manufactured crises from actual policy failures.
Essays that argue in favor of Lenin's continuing relevance for twenty-first century politics and thought.
A critical view of race relations on the island of Puerto Rico from 1898 to 1965.
A deeply personal study of post-9/11 film that exposes how genre can frame the shifting meanings of the War on Terror and its impact on American law and culture.
Examines the ways in which post-apocalyptic films express white racial anxiety.
Offers a new framework for understanding Du Bois's poetics and politics, including the concept of double consciousness, by tracing the trope of the cross-caste romance across his fiction.
Examines the filmic representation of Whiteness as Indigeneity and its role in mediating racial politics in Mexico.
A novel fusing of multiple approaches and range of examples exploring the dimensions, objects, and import of aesthetic encounters.
Considers how Hollywood films since the 1960s have both reflected and shaped attitudes toward rape and sexual violence.
Analyzes international and cultural relationships informed by "China," a category that is becoming ever more indispensable and yet unstable in everyday narratives.
The critical biography of a dynamic and under-represented figure who produced and starred in some of the most innovative works of her day.
Traces the complex and contradictory representations of Hawai’i in popular film and television programs from the 1930s to the 1970s.
Examines the colonization of Goa in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and the durability of Portuguese rule.
Reconsiders key concepts in Marxist thought by examining the relationship between accumulation and subjectivity in Latin American narrative, film, and social and political theory.
Rejects Hindu nationalism and pluralist secularism in favor of a revitalized politics of Indian federalism.
Explores the close relationship between comics and urbanism in one of Europe's most notable global cities.
Examines the thought of W. E. B. Du Bois, with attention to its potential for reorienting present-day critical theory and political philosophy.
Discusses world literature and cinema from the perspective of literary languages and film traditions that do not hold a hegemonic position.
A close examination of the complexity inherent in Michael Jackson's ambiguous racial identity.
Examines women’s food cooperatives and local dining venues on the Greek island of Lesvos and how tourism, gender, and sexualities inform the creation of these alternative economies.
A unique portrayal of the theoretical positions of eleven Italian women thinkers who share the practice of philosophy and extend philosophical work and interests beyond the realm of the discipline strictly defined.
Pioneering essays that demonstrate the significance of the seasons for philosophy, environmental thought, anthropology, cultural studies, aesthetics, poetics, and literary criticism.
Sheds light on emergent Latin America cinema that addresses the politics of environmental destruction, the unevenness of climate change consequences, and new ways of visualizing the world beyond the human.
The first exploration of vegan Irish epistemology, one that can be traced along its history of animism, agrarianism, ascendency, adaptation, and activism.
Charts underexamined genealogies of minoritarian aesthetic responses to the multiple crises of the long 1970s.
Offers a timely reconsideration of the writings of Gloria Anzaldúa, treating issues of multiplicitous agency, identarian politics, and the stakes of coalition building as core themes in the author's work.
Original and comprehensive examination of Chilean political and economic development since the end of the Pinochet military regime in 1990.
Examines policies, norms, and classroom practices of the US and Mexican education systems, with the aim of preparing educators to understand and help transnational children and youth.
Offers both a production history and a close analysis, with a chapter for each of the film's eleven shots.
Explores how nostalgia operates in contemporary US film and television.
Revisits, reassesses, and reclaims the legacy of May '68 in light of our present cultural and historical emergency.
Demonstrates how transhistorical myths of masculinity are both perpetuated and challenged in recent Mexican cinema.
Draws on the author's own experiences as a watershed planner, teacher, and activist to tell the story of the Great Lakes region's experiment in restoring a complicated natural system of flowing water.
Analyzes contemporary superhero-themed cinema, television, and web series in Latin America.
Explores the interplay of religion and food in Native American cultures.
The first book to examine and establish characteristics of the British South African novel.
Offers a new approach to Theosophy that takes into account its global dimensions and its interaction with highly diverse cultural contexts.
A provocative examination of the consequences of Levinas’s and Adorno’s thought for contemporary ethics and political philosophy.
Traces how alternative food movements are affected by global and local trends, with a focus on how organic agriculture was integrated in Israel.
Offers a dialogue about the future of the nature of the human, technology, metaphysical foundations, globalization, and social and political oppression.
Investigates how the Thai poet Angkarn Kallayanapong adapts Buddhist concepts of time to create a modern Asian aesthetic imaginary.
First comprehensive account of the figure of the Irish Celt in modern British and Irish literature.
Traces the giallo mystery/horror genre from its genesis in Italian cinema of the 1960s and 1970s to its contemporary place in the global cult-film canon.
The second volume of the first in-depth study of a range of literature written by Native Americans who attended government-run boarding schools.
Essays in the field of comparative world religions and corresponding axial civilizations.
Reevaluates the significance of iconic Afro-Brazilian figures, from slavery to post-abolition.
Across a variety of genres, shows how mental disorders are depicted in cinema.
Examines the organization, regulation, and enactment of civic engagement within AmeriCorps, an American volunteer service program.
Explores the cultural politics of garbage in contemporary global society.
Engaging analysis of men-seeking-men media as paradoxical sites of both self-marketing and radical queer sociality.
Uses a cross-national comparison of Los Angeles, New Delhi, and Hong Kong to develop strategies universities should employ to strengthen democracy and resist fascism.
Relates how the self-direction movement was developed, the research that supports it, how the model has spread across the country and the globe, and recommendations and prospects for the future.
Translation of Alexandre Leupin’s award-winning study of Édouard Glissant’s entire work in relation to philosophy.
Argues that concern with the nation and national community will be a key factor in redefining twenty-first-century politics.
Examines representations of surplus enjoyment in postcolonial literature and film to focus on self-other relations rather than difference.
Examines Shanghai both as a real city and an imaginary locale, from diverse cultural and disciplinary perspectives.
Analyzes contemporary capitalism through the products of culture and art for fresh insight into emancipatory possibilities concealed within capitalism’s darkest dynamics.
An authoritative study of this postsecular film movement from the French-Belgian border region that rose to prominence at the turn of the twenty-first century.
A comprehensive study of education in the writings of Walter Benjamin.
Explores the possibilities and challenges of Asian immigrant Christian leadership in the United States.
Explores the civic activism of the Palestinian minority in Israel for a better understanding of the relationship between civic activism and democratization in ethnic states.
Argues that the descriptions of buildings frequently encountered in Victorian novels offer more than evocative settings for characters and plot; instead, such descriptions signal these novels' self-reflexive consideration of the structure itself.
Essays reflecting on the prolific, pioneering, and wide-ranging scholarship of Fred Dallmayr.
Examines the limitations of rights-based mobilization and litigation for advancing the interests of trans individuals in the contemporary United States.
Combines powerful first-person accounts with incisive scholarly analysis to understand the phenomenon of ultra-Orthodox Jews who leave their insular communities and venture into the wider world.
Juxtaposes Antonio Gramsci’s work and critical race theory to offer a new understanding of tactics as a transformative practice.
Considers how dangerous beasts in horror films illuminate the human-animal relationship.
Explores the cultural dimensions of protest and dissent in China, focusing on dramatic forms of bodily, spatial, strategic, and artistic performativity.
An interdisciplinary analysis of gender, race, empire, and colonialism in fin-de-siècle Spanish literature and culture across the global Hispanic world.
Groundbreaking analysis of how colonialism created new conceptual categories and spatial forms that reshaped rural societies.
Examines the relation between Indian diplomacy and nineteenth-century Native American literature.
Investigates how depictions of young people in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century America use artifice to destabilize pre-existing narratives of truth, news, and fact.
Examines Hegel's insights regarding the complexity and significance of embodiment in human life, identity, and experience.
Argues for postcoloniality as a model for philosophical practice.
Argues that the photographic negative gives a new way of understanding Victorian debates surrounding origins and copies as well as reality and representation.