A provocative examination of the consequences of Levinas’s and Adorno’s thought for contemporary ethics and political philosophy.
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.
Investigates how Argentine cinema has represented rural spaces and urban margins from the 1910s to the present.
Shows how Ozick’s characters attempt to mediate a complex Jewish identity, one that bridges the differences between traditional Judaism and secular American culture.
Makes the surprising claim that identity politics can facilitate rather than undermine worker solidarity.
Explores the universal longing for home, illuminated through the essays, poetry, and fiction of forty Jewish women writers from around the world.
Explores the political and economic causes and consequences of homelessness.
Blends memoir and scholarship to provide a moving and sometimes unsettling look at how academic discourse affects the cultural values and identities that students bring into the writing classroom.
An investigation into the complex processes of "becoming a girl."
Uses Norway to test the claim that elites are central to the politicization of linguistic conflict.
Explores the search for identity under changing conditions by examining the lives of kibbutz-born young people living in L.A.
Provides the most comprehensive analysis of the rise of citizenship conflict in contemporary France.
Explores national identity in twentieth-century France.