A deeply researched, pathbreaking collection of original and newly translated essays on slavery in Spain, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico.
Through a philosophical lens, this book explores the powerful educational capabilities of classic psychedelics.
Draws on Nahua concepts to explore Nahua literary production and contributions to cultural activism from the 1980s to the present.
Aims to rethink Europe under the sign of openness and hospitality, starting from the Mediterranean—the sea that is so important for the history of the entire West—a sea of differences with a deep unitary root conceived as a paradigm for rethinking new and original forms of social and political coexistence.
Turns to theories and cultural representations of psychosocial life to reflect on, and better understand, the challenges of learning in times of social strife.
A collection of original essays and previously untranslated critical writings on the renowned Brazilian documentary filmmaker, Eduardo Coutinho.
Proposes a form of moral education that joins care and justice to nurture and develop the desirable moral sentiments for a more just world at the interpersonal, social, political economic, and environmental levels.
Examines the increasingly reciprocal nature of Franco-Japanese cultural exchange through films that center on nuclear issues.
Shows how the myth of the American frontier persists as an ever-present, oppressive set of ideas about space, mobility, and race in the mid-twentieth-century literature of Los Angeles.
Challenges readers to use utopian thinking and practice to counter the conditions of the present and create an alternative future.
Offers new ways to read the relationship between culture, ecology, and capitalism.
Explores how Black women have continually used sound to convey stories and forge community across generations.
The neglected small group swing sound of the 1940s–60s takes its place in the pantheon of jazz literature.
Makes a case for the power of music and sound in the face of fascistic forces, from modernism to the present.
Examines literary depictions of “mannish” pregnant women and metaphors of male pregnancy to reframe the relationship between creativity and gender in modernism.
The most comprehensive collection of writings by an important twentieth-century radical writer.
Offers an interdisciplinary feminist framework for conceptualizing time and temporal justice as a form of reparation.
Provides a remapping of Italian and Italian American culture by retracing trans and gender-variant experiences within Italy and along diasporic routes.
Brings together and makes available in English for the first time some of Ángel Rama’s most important essays.
Considers how popular Haitian films not only provide entertainment but also help audiences in Haiti and the diaspora think through daily challenges.
Breaks the spell of economic thought by interrogating the widespread language and logic of “incentives” in public life from a Lacanian perspective.
Illuminates the beginnings, downfall, and legacy of the acid-inspired, spontaneous, and playful approach to life and music in Haight-Ashbury from 1964–1967.
Offers rich, wide-ranging counternarratives to social, political, and educational discourses that characterize urban schools and communities as places of despair, revealing the resources and strategies of resistance that teachers, students, and families use to succeed and thrive.
A philosophical investigation of the concept of interiority, presenting readers with its unmined aspects and senses.
An “all-you-can-eat” tour of American life in the postwar period, told through the foods we loved.
The compelling chronicle of 120 years of motorcycle making in the Empire State.
Explores the role of print media in conversations about race and belonging across Central America.
Explores the relationship between technics and humanity, tracing the emergence of a bio-technical conception of existence in contemporary continental philosophy.
This critical reader brings together both essential as well as under-recognized writings from the work of Don Ihde, one of the most important contemporary thinkers on technology and human experience.
Interpretations of critically important texts in political philosophy from Greek antiquity to modern times on the tension between human excellence and equality and its possible resolution.
Detailed assessment of the People's Republic of China as an alternative mode of political system and as a distinctive model of socioeconomic development.
Brings the figure of the voice and the problem of mimesis in Heidegger and post-Heideggerian continental thought to bear on the dismissal of language by the affective and aesthetic turns of contemporary critical theory.
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.
Original reading of Heidegger suggesting what his project could mean for building an ethical way of life now and in the future.
Brings together Ana M. López's field-defining essays on Latin American film and media in one indispensable volume.
Explores the potential for a novel philosophy of history to be uncovered by tracing the connections between Giorgio Agamben's work (theoretical practice) and contemporary art (artistic practice).
A reconstruction and critical interpretation of Heidegger's remarkable relationship to the poet Georg Trakl.
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.
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.
Original and critical essays by leading scholars on the question of the human in the philosophy of Martin Heidegger.
Illuminates the complex factors that have helped or hindered creative work by and about women in the twenty-first-century Brazilian film industry.
Reconsiders key concepts in Marxist thought by examining the relationship between accumulation and subjectivity in Latin American narrative, film, and social and political theory.
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.
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.
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.
Examines how the national pastime of baseball has the capacity to shape politics and American democracy.
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.
Elucidates how neoliberalism rules all areas of life and operates as a form of common sense, taking Mexico as a case study.
Incorporates a unique diplomatic, insider perspective to explain the unexpected incorporation of LGBTI rights into American and Swedish foreign policies.
Offers an immanent critique of Levinas’s core philosophical proposals by reference to his allegedly eurocentric statements.
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.
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.
A critical view of race relations on the island of Puerto Rico from 1898 to 1965.
The first book-length study in English of the Heidegger-Hölderlin relation, addressing the tension between Heidegger's political commitments during National Socialism and Hölderlin's ideal of poetic dwelling.
Examines the ways in which post-apocalyptic films express white racial anxiety.
Essays that argue in favor of Lenin's continuing relevance for twenty-first century politics and thought.
A novel fusing of multiple approaches and range of examples exploring the dimensions, objects, and import of aesthetic encounters.
Analyzes international and cultural relationships informed by "China," a category that is becoming ever more indispensable and yet unstable in everyday narratives.
Examines the filmic representation of Whiteness as Indigeneity and its role in mediating racial politics in Mexico.
The critical biography of a dynamic and under-represented figure who produced and starred in some of the most innovative works of her day.
Explores the close relationship between comics and urbanism in one of Europe's most notable global cities.
Original and comprehensive examination of Chilean political and economic development since the end of the Pinochet military regime in 1990.
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.
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.
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.
Pioneering essays that demonstrate the significance of the seasons for philosophy, environmental thought, anthropology, cultural studies, aesthetics, poetics, and literary criticism.
Examines representations of religion in Mexican film from the Golden Age to the early twenty-first century.
Offers both a production history and a close analysis, with a chapter for each of the film's eleven shots.
Offers a distinctive interpretation of The Godfather as a novel and film sequence.
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.
Discusses world literature and cinema from the perspective of literary languages and film traditions that do not hold a hegemonic position.
Charts underexamined genealogies of minoritarian aesthetic responses to the multiple crises of the long 1970s.
Demonstrates how transhistorical myths of masculinity are both perpetuated and challenged in recent Mexican cinema.
Revisits, reassesses, and reclaims the legacy of May '68 in light of our present cultural and historical emergency.
Offers a dialogue about the future of the nature of the human, technology, metaphysical foundations, globalization, and social and political oppression.
Essays in the field of comparative world religions and corresponding axial civilizations.
Engaging analysis of men-seeking-men media as paradoxical sites of both self-marketing and radical queer sociality.
Across a variety of genres, shows how mental disorders are depicted in cinema.
First comprehensive account of the figure of the Irish Celt in modern British and Irish literature.
A celebration of Anishinaabe intellectual tradition.
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.
Analyzes contemporary superhero-themed cinema, television, and web series in Latin America.
The first volume in English to explore the cultural impact of Haiti on the surrounding Spanish-speaking nations of Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico.
The second volume of the first in-depth study of a range of literature written by Native Americans who attended government-run boarding schools.
Reevaluates the significance of iconic Afro-Brazilian figures, from slavery to post-abolition.
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.
Translation of Alexandre Leupin’s award-winning study of Édouard Glissant’s entire work in relation to philosophy.
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.
Challenges the established corrections paradigm and argues for replacing mass incarceration with a viable and more humane alternative.
Argues that concern with the nation and national community will be a key factor in redefining twenty-first-century politics.
A comprehensive study of education in the writings of Walter Benjamin.
Analyzes contemporary capitalism through the products of culture and art for fresh insight into emancipatory possibilities concealed within capitalism’s darkest dynamics.
Examines representations of surplus enjoyment in postcolonial literature and film to focus on self-other relations rather than difference.
Critically evaluates the rapid changes that have happened in women’s lives in the contemporary Middle East due to globalization and the increasing popularity of modern technology and social media use.
Investigates how nineteenth-century British literature grappled with a new understanding of aging as both an individual and collective experience.